Submission of entries is now open for the 2015 edition of the AfricaMagic Viewers Choice Awards (AMVCAs). The AMVCAs were created to celebrate the contribution of African filmmakers, actors and technicians in the success of the continent’s film and television industry.
The first edition of the AfricaMagic Viewers’ Choice Awards ceremony took place in Lagos in March, 2013, and saw the Best Actor and Best Actress in a Drama awards going to OC Ukeje and Jackie Appiah, respectively. In the 2014 edition, Nse Ikpe-Etim, took home the award for Best Actress in a Drama, while newcomer, Tope Tedela won the award for Best Actor in a Drama.
Wangi Mba-Uzoukwu, Regional Director for M-Net (West), said: “We are pleased to announce the call to entry for the 2015 AfricaMagic Viewers’ Choice Awards. The African movie and television industry is brimming with exciting talent, and at AfricaMagic we contribute to the industry by not only giving these talents the platform to showcase their art and celebrating their achievements, we also encourage them to keep honing their craft.”
Following are submission guidelines for AMVCA 2015.
- All films, made-for-television movies or television series are eligible for entry to the AMVCA if they were produced and broadcast or publicly exhibited during the period October 1st, 2013 to September 30th, 2014.
- Entries open on Wednesday, 4 September 2014 at 9pm (CAT) and Close on Friday, 31st October 2014 at 6pm (CAT)
- Prepare a reference video clip/trailer 2-3minutes long for your online submission.
- Go online to amvca2015.dstv.com, which will you take you to a submission page.
- Fill out the submission forms and upload the clip. A Unique reference numbers will be allocated to each completed online submissions.
- Once you have received the unique reference number you will be required to send 2x DVD copies of the submitted project to:
Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards
P.O. Box 2963
For attention – Manager: Local Productions Africa