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Golden Movie Awards – Africa Has Been Launched | Organisers Call for Entries from Film-makers

UNAIDS Ghana Country Director, Mr Girmay Haile, Esther Quayson, Communications Director of Golden Movie Awards, Whelmina Andani, Country Director of Golden Movie Awards
UNAIDS Ghana Country Director, Mr Girmay Haile, Esther Quayson, Communications Director of Golden Movie Awards, Whelmina Andani, Country Director of Golden Movie Awards

Golden Movie Awards – Africa – a new-fangled awards scheme which seeks to honor individuals in the African movie industry who have impacted and excelled in their acting careers– was officially launched in Accra on Wednesday, February 11, 2015.

The awards system which comprises of 21 faculty members and a grand jury is open to all film-makers across Africa

Speaking at the launch, Country Director of Golden Movie Awards – Africa, Wilhelmina Abu-Andani, stressed that it was the intent of the organizers to set up a credible awards scheme which would match the continental standard of excellence, hence the formation of the Golden Movie Awards – Africa. According to her, “this award has come to stay for good.”

“The Golden Movie Awards – Africa is intended to be a multifaceted cross-cultural bestowment system, creating conditions under which the actors in the Africa movie industry may develop a sense of self-assured creativity by measuring their works against the exacting demands of international standards”, she pointed out.

According to the organizers of the awards scheme, the event will bring together more than 1,500 key film professionals, craftspeople, and Decision‐makers from across Africa to honour, celebrate, and promote film industries in Africa.

Miss Andani in her submission also stated that film-makers can submit their movies for nominations from Thursday, February 12, 2015 to April 12, 2015. As she put it, “the movie must have been released from January 1, 2014 to December 31, 2014 before it could qualify to be nominated.”

Film-makers can get copies of the entry form at www.goldenmovieawards.com

The various categories so far include:

  1. GOLDEN SUPPORTING ACTOR
  2. GOLDEN SUPPORTING ACTRESS
  3. GOLDEN ACTOR IN A DRAMA
  4. GOLDEN ACTOR IN A COMEDY
  5. GOLDEN ACTRESS IN DRAMA
  6. GOLDEN ACTOR IN COMEDY
  7. GOLDEN ACTOR IN A TV SERIES
  8. GOLDEN ACTRESS IN A TV SERIES
  9. GOLDEN MOVIE DRAMA
  10. GOLDEN MOVIE COMEDY
  11. GOLDEN WRITER DRAMA(TV/MOVIE)
  12. GOLDEN WRITERCOMEDY(TV/MOVIE)
  13. GOLDENCINEMATOGRAPHY (TV/MOVIE)
  14. GOLDEN DOCUMENTARY
  15. GOLDEN SHORT FILM
  16. GGOLDEN DISCOVERY ACTOR
  17. GOLDEN DISCOVERY ACTRESS
  18. GOLDEN PROMISING ACTOR
  19. GOLDEN PROMISING ACTRESS
  20. GOLDEN FAVOURITE ACTOR
  21. GOLDEN LIFE TIME AWARD
  22. GOLDEN FAVOURITE ACTRESS
  23. GOLDEN INDIGENOUS LANGUAGES(TWI,HAUSA,SWAHILI)
  24. GOLDEN VISUALS.
  25. GOLDEN DIRECTOR
  26. GOLDEN PRODUCER
  27. GOLDEN SOUND TRACK-ORIGINAL
  28. GOLDEN MAKE UPARTIST
  29. GOLDEN COSTUMEER
  30. GOLDEN TV SERIES OF THE YEAR
  31. GOLDEN CHARACTER IN A SERIES
  32. GOLDEN EDITOR
  33. GOLDEN STORY LINE
  34. GOLDEN HUMANTARIAN AWARD
  35. GOLDEN ACTOR OF THE YEAR (THEATRE)
  36. GOLDEN ACTRESS OF THE YEAR (THEATRE)
  37. GOLDEN SUPPORTING COPERATE BODY FOR FILMS
  38. GOLDEN SUPPORTTING MEDIA HOUSE FOR FILMS

 

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