Entries open for AMAA Awards 2020


Entries are now open for the 16th edition of the Africa Movie Acacdemy Awards (AMAA)

Filmmakers are expected to submit their feature, short, animation and documentary works for consideration in 28 film categories of the awards.

Entries will close on April 1, 2020.

Nominations will be announced on August 30, 2020.

The AMAAs will be held on October 25, 2020 in Lagos and will be televised globally. Only films produced and released between January 2019 and March 2020 are to be entered.

AMAA awards two major categories of short films and animation. The Academy also awards the category for Best Africa Film in the Diaspora and Best Diaspora Short Film Awards. inclusive of Caribbean Shorts and Caribbean features.

The Academy says it would in 2020, introduce a special category for Asian Foreign language category.

Founded in 2005, AMAA has mostly held annually in Nigeria, with the primary objective to celebrate and promote film and filmmakers made in Africa or abroad, and about its people to Africans and rest of the world