Victor Okhai leads AMVCA’s Jury
When the jury of the eight edition of the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards (AMVCA) begin their sitting for this years edition of the award, current President of the Directors Guild of Nigeria, Victor Okhai, will preside as Head Judge. The Africa Magic, the continent’s leading provider of local entertainment content, announced Okhai’s appointment as Head Judge.
A seasoned producer, scriptwriter, cinematographer, director and film consultant, Okhai, a one- time Presidential aspirant and candidate, is current National President of the Directors’ Guild of Nigeria (DGN). He is founder and Director of IN-Short Film Festival, the biggest short film festival in Sub Saharan Africa, and a member of The Nigerian Oscar Selection Committee, NOSC.
Busola Tejumola, Executive Head, Content and West Africa Channels, MultiChoice Nigeria said Multichoice is delighted to have Okhai bring decades worth of knowledge and experience in the local and international film and television industry to this critical role.
“We are delighted to have Mr. Okhai head the nomination and judging process for the eighth edition of the AMVCAs. We are certain his involvement in this edition will further reaffirm the AMVCAs’ commitment to professionalism in recognizing and showcasing exceptional works on the continent.” The awards is billed to hold later this year in Lagos, Nigeria.