Organiser of prestigious Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards (AMVCAs) announced On August 8 2016 that submissions is now open for the fifth edition of the award which is scheduled to hold on March 3rd and March 4th, 2017.
The ceremony that honours film and TV talent across the continent has announced that filmmakers, actors and technicians can now submit entries for next year’s award.
Entries for the AMVCAs opened on 8th August and will close on the October 15, 2016.
Wangi Mba-Uzoukwu, Director for M-Net West Africa said in a statement:
“We are pleased to announce the call to entry for the 2017 Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards.
“The African movie and television industry is brimming with exciting talent, and at Africa Magic we contribute to the industry by not only giving these talents the platform to showcase their skills and passion, but by celebrating their achievements whilst also encouraging them to continue honing their craft.”
The 2017 AMVCAs will award talent in 27 categories ranging from acting and directing to scriptwriting and cinematography. 16 of these categories will be open to fans to vote while the other 11 will be decided by the AMVCA panel of judges.
John Ugbe, Managing Director, MultiChoice Nigeria, added:
“The improvements seen in the industry since the inception of the AMVCAs cannot be ignored or overstated and for us as MultiChoice, the success of these awards further showcases our commitment to recognizing the amazing skills that exist in this ever-growing industry.
“Furthermore, our continued investment demonstrates our dedication in helping unearth and celebrate talent in the whole continent. It is our belief that the 2017 edition will leave an even bigger impact on the African film production industry than the previous four.”