7th Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards calls for entries

7th Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards calls for entries

Africa Magic has announced that entries are now being accepted for the seventh edition of the Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards (AMVCA).

Entries open on November 13 and will close December 13, 2019.

Following the announcement today, Managing Director, MultiChoice Ghana, Cecil Sunkwa Mills has urged film & television series producers in Ghana to submit entries.

The AMVCAs were created to celebrate the contribution of African filmmakers, actors and technicians in the success of the continent’s film and television industry. Following in the successes of previous editions, preparations are now underway for the seventh edition scheduled for March 2020. 

Managing Director, MultiChoice Ghana, Cecil Sunkwa Mills, urged film producers and Production Houses in Ghana to submit entries for the 7th AMVCA’s.

He added “in the last calendar year several Ghanaian productions have been showcased at various film festivals around the world receiving great reviews. The AMVCA’s is an attestation of profound achievement by the African film and television industry, for exemplary work”.

The AMVCAs also present a unique opportunity for the world to see and experience Africa beyond the headlines, telling its own story and celebrating its best storytellers.”

Speaking at the launch event in Lagos, Channel Director, Africa Magic, Wangi Mba-Uzoukwu said, “It’s been a long wait, but we are pleased to finally announce that the seventh edition of the AMVCAs is here and set to once again celebrate film and television talent across Africa.


“Every year the industry continues to grow in leaps and bounds and we are proud to be a part of its success story through the AMVCAs. The AMVCAs remain Africa’s most prestigious awards and most reputable celebration of talent in front and behind the camera”.


Films, made-for-television movies or television series previously entered or nominated for an award, or awarded a prize in another film and television competition are eligible to be entered for the AMVCAs.

Also, all films, made-for-television movies or television series are eligible for entry to the AMVCA if they are broadcast or publicly screened or exhibited during the period of April 1, 2018, to November 30, 2019.

Entry Guidelines:

- Prepare a 5-minute-long showreel for your online submission

- Log on to the Africa Magic website. Click on the AMVCA Seventh edition banner which will take you to a submissions page.

- Fill out the submission forms and upload the clip. A unique reference number will be allocated to each completed online submission

- Please ensure the video edit represents the category of entry and is under 300MB

- Quoting your unique reference number, send a hard drive of the submitted project to: Busola Komolafe, No 4 Industrial Street, Ilupeju, Lagos, Nigeria.

For digital file delivery mechanism, entry guidelines and additional information please visit our website at www.africamagic.tv/AMVCA