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Entertainment of Thursday, 23 March 2023


2023 AMVCA date announced, to be held in Lagos

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The 2023 edition of the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards (AMVCA) is scheduled to take place on the 20th of May 2023.

AMVCA’s organizers announced on Thursday that the prestigious movies award will take place in Lagos but the exact venue has not been named. However, it is expected to be held at the conference hall of the Eko Hotel and suits, all things being equal.

The movie award which is in its 9th edition is organized by MultiChoice. The last edition was held at the Eko Hotels, Lagos State, and was hosted by IK Osakioduwa and South Africa’s Bonang Matheba.

While the world awaits the main event of the 9th edition, the Executive Head of Content and West Africa Channels, MultiChoice Nigeria, Dr Busola Tejumola, has announced that the unveiling of nominees comes up on April 9.

Naija News recalls that most African filmmakers have been submitting their movies and films publicly exhibited or broadcast between December 1, 2021, and January 31, 2023, for the 2023 edition of the AMVCA.

In January 2023, the organizers of the award announced that the entry portal opens on February 20 and close on March 10.

“To enter the awards, all filmmakers must prepare a 5-minute-long showreel, the video must be less than 300MB and submitted on the Africa Magic website, the website will allocate a unique reference number to each completed online submission”, Dr Tejumola was quoted as saying.

All films (aired in cinemas or otherwise), made-for-television movies, or television series are eligible so long as they fall within the specified timeline.”