The submissions period for the 17th Edition of the AMA Awards is now open until July 31, 2021. 

Africa Film Academy, organizers of the premier and the most prestigious movie award in Africa is now accepting submissions for the 17th Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAAs). The AMA Awards is widely known throughout the globe for  rewarding the brilliance of players in the African movie industry.

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Filmmakers are encouraged to submit their feature, short, animation and documentary works for consideration in nearly 30 film categories of the awards. This submission is opened to only films produced and released between January 2020 and July 31st, 2021 (last day of submission).

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Apart from films produced and short in Africa, the academy will also recognize The best Africa films from the diaspora, inclusive of Caribbean Shorts and Caribbean features.

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Mostly held annually in Nigeria, the AMAAs is without doubt becoming the most prestigious and glamorous African entertainment industry event of its kind. Evolving from a one day event, televised live, to an annually chronicled African event, the AMA Awards is now an established engagement platform for filmmakers, industry professionals and all creative industry stakeholders. The primary aim of the AMA Awards is to facilitate the development and showcase the social relevance of African film and cinema.

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Over the years, the award presentation has been attended by numerous international media representatives, Hollywood celebrities, African politicians, journalists, film industry professionals, and actors and actresses from across Africa.


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