Continental pip for dependable actor, Gideon Okeke
Nigerian filmmakers who were in Kigali, the capital of Rwanda, last weekend for the 14th edition of the Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) didn’t come back empty- handed.
Africa’s screen and acting first ladies slug it out at AMAA
By reason of the mention they received at the August 3 nomination event of this year’s edition of the Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA), held in Lagos, these sterling actresses- Reine Swart, Okawa Shaznay, Miriam Phiri, Joselyn Dumas, Kate Henshaw and the trio of Nana Ama McBrown...
We will use AMAA to grow our MICE sector, says Rwandan Bureau Chief
As the 2018 Africa Movie Academy Award (AMAA 2018) draws close, the Rwanda Convention Bureau, the host for this year’s AMAA, said the event will serve to showcase Rwandan as an enviable conference and tourism destination. The Chief Executive Officer, Rwanda Convention Bureau (RCB), Dennis Benzinge Omani, who was in Abuja last weekend in…
Nse Ikpe Etim heads to Durban for DIFF 2018 as juror
Notable Nollywood actress Nse Ikpe Etim has earned a continental pip. The multi-award winning actress has been named a juror for the fiction film section of the 39th Durban International Film Festival...
Entry opens for AMAA 2018
The 14th Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA), the Premier Africa Film Awards countdown has begun and the Africa Film Academy has invited filmmakers to submit their feature, short, animation and documentary works for consideration in nearly 30 categories of the awards.
A lifetime achievement honour for Nollywood’s Iyen Agbonifo Obaseki
Ever since then, there has been no looking back for Iyen, who has costumed such hit production as Igodo, Izaga, Evil Thing, Real Love, Missing Angel, Cinderella, Deep Secrets, Brave Soldier, Prisoner of Passion, among others.
African Films Awards: Two decades down, the show goes on
The 21st edition of the yearly African Films Awards (AFA), formerly known as the AfroHollywood Awards, will hold on Saturday, November 4, at the historic Stratford Town Hall, East London.
Oladigbolu: Why film practitioners trying to break into Hollywood haven’t had much success
Rahman Oladigbolu, based in Boston, U.S., is a writer and filmmaker best known in the continent for winning the Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) 2015, for Best Film by An African Living Abroad with his debut In America.
Life Time Achievement Award for comic Actor, Nkem Owoh aka Osuofia
Nollywood may not have picked up the most coveted acting and technical awards at the recent 13th edition of the prestigious Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA)...
Vero Tshanda, Angelique Kidjo receive their AMAA crest in Paris, New York
Congolese-born actress and star of the award-winning film, Felicite, Vero Tshanda, who won the Best Actress crest at this year’s AMAA last Saturday...
With nominee party in Kigali, AMAA sets tone for continental showpiece
It has become a tradition for the African Movie Academy Award (AMAA) to stage a Nomination Party in an African city to herald the main award ceremony. And this year, it was the turn of Kigali, the capital city of Rwanda to host movie stars.