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PHOTOS + Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards 2013 Launched In Accra


Following its launch in other African countries, the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards (AMVCA) was launched in Accra, Ghana on Monday.

Some Ghanaian movie makers witnessed the launch of a brand new scheme to award movie makers on the African continent at the African Regent Hotel in Accra.

The AMVCA 2013 is not to compete with existing award scheme for movie makers on the continent. However it would acknowledge and celebrate the contributions made by Pan African filmmakers, actors and technicians to the success of the continent’s film and television industries.

In attendance at the short ceremony were some faces in the Ghanaian Movie Industry including writer and director Shirley Frimpong Manso and producer Ken Attoh of Sparrow Productions, actress Joselyn Dumas and Juliet Ibrahim.

The rest were Chris Attoh, James Gardner, Lydia Forson and Socrate Safo.

Considering the major challenges facing African movie makers, it is very imperative that movie makers who have distinguished themselves are recognized and awarded.

Nomination is opened for movies and television series produced, broadcasted or publicly exhibited during the period of May 1st 2011 to April 30th 2012.

28 awards would be presented in 26 categories with two Industry Merit Awards.

The awards takes place in March in Lagos in two separate events. The first event would be dedicated to the behind the scene professionals or the crew whiles the main event would be on the final day of the event to award the actors and the actresses.

Ghanaian movie makers have been tasked to submit their movies and series for considerations.

Submission details can be found at

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  • koby

    money is goooooood……………………………… becomes richer…………………….ghana money

  • nana aba

    U guys look great

    • koby

      @nana aba, ….. they have the cash………so they will definitely look great

  • akosuaghana

    They all look great but there seems to be a white spot in Lydia Forson’s jeans messing her photos. Shirley looks so young and nice

    • @akosua ghana

      @akosuaghana, girl? who said that shirley looks young? she looks like she is in her forties girl ur wrong

    • stella

      they all look great. omg jocelyn is stunning and she has a great body. juliet, u use too much make up , ur only 26. lydia forson, ur jeans is dirty and the colour has faded

      • http://gc naadu

        @stella, shirlly has been trying lately but her shoes are out of fashion!,Chris as always. Now Mr. James G, this guy never miss a point!! I can’t wait see him grab an award!! he works so so hard and he da fine too. Shirley should consider him b4 Nigerians comes after him for that break

        • nat

          @naadu, shirley gives her characters lovely shoes to wear but with these shoes hmmmmmmmmmm, it’s crying for an upgrade

  • Endowed

    why is Juliet at every event she can’t act and I haven’t seen her in any movie of late. not digging Shirley’s shoes and when is she coming out with a new movie anyways

    • nat

      @Endowed, the same question i ask, when is she coming out with a new movie. i have repeated all her movies and they are crying for change. as for her shoes, hmmmmmmm…………