We like to think of her as larger than life and very confident. That why it came as no surprise to us when we heard that the vivacious Ghanaian actress, Lydia Forson has been announced as a Brand Ambassador for the prestigious Africa Movie Academy Awards.
This is actually the first time this has happened in the history of the award ceremony, which recognizes unique talents on the African continent and pushes the frontiers of African film industry to the World.
The Academy conferred this rare responsibility on her in Lagos, Nigeria on Thursday December 19, afternoon at a strictly by invitation event, attended by a number of stakeholders in the African Film industry, CEO and founder of the Africa Movie Academy AMAA Awards Peace Anyiam-Osigwe and the bubbly actress, Lydia Forson herself.
The AMAA is a platform that projects the African film industry to Africa and the rest of the world. It is also described as a glamorous celebration of artistry honoring excellence in African Filmmaking and Cinema.
Lydia Forson, who has on one occasion won AMAA Best Actress Award, is the first to be openly named an AMAA Brand Ambassador, since its inception some ten years ago.
She was chosen because her brand represents what the Africa Movie Academy Awards is all about; quality and projecting Africa to the World.
Her responsibility will be to represent the Academy on major platforms like international film festivals among other activities. Indeed, this feat is well deserved.