AMAA 2016 to hold in Lagos on April 30

Posted on February 21 2016 , at 08:17 am
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Clarion Chukwura at the AMAA 2014. Photo: Filed
Clarion Chukwura at the AMAA 2014. Photo: Filed

The 2016 edition of the African Movie Academy Awards is set to take place on Saturday, April 30, TheNETng has gathered.

The event, which is reputed to be the biggest movie award on the African continent, will be holding its 12th edition since it was founded by Peace Anyiam-Osigwe in 2005.

This year’s AMAA will be preceded by a nominee unveiling in Dubai, UAE later this month as the awards seek to get more global partnership with prospective investors.

The 2015 edition of the award was held in Port Elizabeth, South Africa on Saturday, September 26, 2015 with top industry players turning up.

AMAA is reputed to be the ‘most prestigious awards for Black filmmakers around the Globe’, while CNN has also described it as the African Oscars.

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