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Africa Movie Academy Awards calls for entry



After a groundbreaking awards ceremony this year that saw entries from all over Africa and the Diaspora like never before, the Africa Movie Academy Awards  (AMAA) will be returning in grand style next year as a continent-wide platform to honour and celebrate the best in the art of film-making and the professionals who make the industry the pride of Africa.  The Africa Film Academy (AFA) is inviting filmmakers to submit their Feature, Short, and Documentary works for consideration by the 8th AMAA.The 8th Edition of the AMAAs will be held in April 2012 and televised globally. The deadline for all submissions is December 30, 2011. AMAA is calling for submissions from the public and stakeholders in the film industry. Nominations will be announced in February 2012. Submission forms can be downloaded from the AMA-Awards website. <<<SUBMIT YOUR ENTRY>>>

Each completed entry form must be accompanied by all the supporting materials listed on the submission forms, including the synopsis of the film, the list of credits, marketing stills of the film, filmographies of the directors and producers, 5 DVD copies of the film and proof of the right to submit. Only films produced and released between December 2010 and December 2011 would be entered for the 2012 celebration of African Cinema. All films must indicate year of copyright. The Africa Film Academy will not accept any film that exceeds the 120 min run as a feature or a short film that is longer than 40 minutes.