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Combining within its organisation the International Film Festival Rotterdam, the Hubert Bals Fund and co-production market CineMart, IFFR offers a launching pad and supportive platform for innovative and talented independent filmmakers.


New CEO for The Africa Movie Academy Awards AMAA (Nigeria, June) - Submissions close February 10th.



The Africa Movie Academy Awards will take place in June this year and the nomination event is scheduled for April in continuation of the tradition of celebrating the best in the business of film making across Africa and beyond.

The organisers of the pan-African reward system for motion picture professionals shifted the 2015 edition of the event in honour of the memory, Michael Anyiam-Osigwe, the elder brother of the founder of the awards who passed on recently and was the coordinator of the Foundation the OSIGWE ANYIAM-OSIGWE FOUNDATION which Operates the Africa film Academy.

According to the organisers, it's important to honour “Michael who has been a great pillar of support for AMAA since its inception, we have to change the date from traditional month from April to June to allow for the expansion of the AMAA, from being an awards for African cinema it has become more inclusive for all Black filmmakers from around the world.
We will announce the actual date for Nominations and the main award in April and June shortly.

The Africa Movie Academy Awards  (AMAA) is the most prestigious film awards for black filmmakers, from within the African continent, to its extensive sphere of influence spanning from South America to the Caribbean Islands.

The AMA award is currently accepting entries, final deadline is Febuary 10, 2015.
Entries are open to all black filmmakers, who appreciate recognition as well as reward for their work in cinema on the acclaimed AMAA platform.


AMAA: Our Eleventh Year

2015 marks 11 years of the Africa Movie Academy Awards, a starting point of another decade of sustaining and heightening AMAAs global critical acclaim.

Keith Shiri, an active member of the AMAAs since its inception in 2004, will take of the role of President of the 2015 AMAA Jury.

The Nomination Event of this year’s AMAAs will be held in April 2015, while the AMA Awards Ceremony will hold in June 2015.


The Africa Film Academy (AFA)

Peace Anyiam-Osigwe, the founder of the AMAAs, presides over the Africa Film Academy.

The Africa Film Academy (AFA) aims to promote the training, lobbying, and the overall development of young professions in the Film industry, striving to maximise their full potential in an industry where there are limitless possibilities and always capacity for more. In this regard, the Africa Cinema Business Roundtable was established. She is concentrating on the development of training aspect of the Africa film Academy Film in a Box project, AFA is always willing to get support in every and any way for the youths they train from lecturers to gear that people do not need but can help us achieve our training, and also funding.

The Advisory Board of the AFA is headed by renowned American actor Danny Glover who has continued to support the AMAA legacy from inception.


Dayo Ogunyemi steps in as the new CEO of AMAA

Who is Dayo Ogunyemi?

This year also marks the inauguration of Dayo Ogunyemi as the new CEO of AMAA. Mr. Ogunyemi, after serving on the board of the African Film Academy and as a film law expert for the WIPO, has spent the past two decades at the confluence of entertainment, media and technology with employment experience with Booz Allen & Hamilton's media and technology practice, Sony Music Entertainment Inc., and BMG.

In the past decade, he has also focused on the finance, media and technology landscapes in Africa, garnering experience in principal investing, consulting, financial advisory and capital raising. 

Adding to more to his impressive credentials, he has served as one of the principal advisers to the Nigerian film industry on finance, distribution and intellectual property, including negotiating key licensing and distribution agreements. He has also formulated policy, advising the UN ECA and more than 7 African governments and regional economic communities (including the EAC and ECOWAS) on intellectual property, telecommunications, technology, e-commerce and finance. 

He is a Beta Gamma Sigma graduate of Columbia Business School where he earned an MBA. He also holds a Juris Doctor from Columbia Law School, an SB from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and is admitted to practice law in New York.



The Founder of the AMAA  and the team is also using their time to get to help promote peace full co existence in Africa and to shun violencei # No BAGA, # we are Baga will bring about a change in being our brothers keepers please support this cause. 

Follow AMAA on twitter @amaawards

African Movie Academy Awards (AMAA)


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