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Ghana Play To Host AMAA Awards 2023

Ghana Play To Host AMAA Awards 2023

Ghana Play To Host AMAA Awards 2023
Ghana Play To Host AMAA Awards 2023

Ghana Play To Host AMAA Awards 2023

The famous Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) will be held in Ghana for the 19th time as organizers prepare for the event’s 19th edition.

The Ghanaian pre-event, scheduled for October 5, 2023, serves as a precursor to the main awards ceremony, which is scheduled for October 29, 2023, in Lagos, Nigeria.

AMAA, an offshoot of the African Film Academy, is one of the continent’s most prestigious film awards ceremonies. Its purpose is to commemorate the creative minds who contribute to Africa’s booming film creative economy by recognizing and celebrating excellence in the film industry.

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The topic of this year’s awards event is “Legacy In Motion,” with a special tribute to AMAA founder Peace-Anyiam Osigwe, who died on January 9, 2023. The AMAA Awards, which were created on the tradition of recognizing the greatest in film, continue to prioritize research, training, and the promotion of African filmmaking.

On September 21, the nominations for this year’s awards were revealed, highlighting the great talent and outstanding achievements to African cinema. The organizers will meet in Accra, Ghana, on October 5 at the Ibis Hotel at Airport City, before to the main event in Nigeria.

This pre-event will give a forum for interaction with film industry stakeholders such as producers, directors, actors, makeup artists, cinematographers, and media representatives, among others.

The return of the AMAA Awards to Ghana offers a celebration of African cinema as well as a dedication to promoting and growing the art of filmmaking across the continent. The event is designed to strengthen links and collaboration within the African film industry, ensuring that African cinema’s heritage remains active and influential.



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