Golden Movie Awards Africa calls for 2020 nominations
Entries for the 2020 edition of the prestigious Golden Movie Awards Africa (GMAA) are open, and the scheme is inviting filmmakers from across Africa to submit their films for possible nomination between March 5, 2020 and May 28, 2020.
The GMAA, a merit-based film award is organised by NMJ Ghana and its Ghanaian and international partners to reward excellence in filmmaking on the Africa continent.
The awards ceremony has over the past five years brought together, actors and actresses, filmmakers, seasoned film critics, representatives of the Arts, Culture and Tourism ministries as well as other stakeholders in the African film industry to celebrate and honour the industry’s most outstanding achievements within the year under review, while discussing the best ways of improving on it.
According to a statement issued by the organizers, ”the scheme is accepting films of all genres and lengths, which will be screened by the Grand Jury, which is made up of experienced filmmakers and film industry practitioners of different nationalities for possible nomination in the various categories.”
The statement added that: ”Filmmakers who wish to submit their works should kindly visit the GMAA’s official website www.goldenmovieawards.com download, fill and sign the submission form, and either upload their film on a preferred online platform or deliver by courier to NMJ HEADQUARTERS ,NII KODIA STREET, ADENTAN, ACCRA.”
”Only films made between 1st January 2019 and 31st January 2020 shall be considered eligible for the 2020 awards,” the statement said..
GOLDEN MOVIE AWARDS AFRICA is an embodiment of glitz and eminence. The maiden edition was held on 27th June 2015 at the state banquet hall, Ghana, and has since grown to be one of the best, if not the best award schemes on the continent attended by the “crème de la crème” of the movie industry.
Instituted by NMJ GHANA and its African and international partners, the Golden Movie Awards Africa brings together key film professionals, craftspeople and decision makers from across Africa, to honour, celebrate and promote the talents and accomplishments of the African film industry.