BY VICTORIA ADEBILEJE
The nominees for the 2016 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards (AMVCA) will be announced on Friday, December 11, 2015.
The announcement will air on all Africa Magic channels at 21:30 CAT and the nominees announcement show will be hosted by Kenyan broadcaster, Larry Madowo and Nigerian comedienne, Chigurl.
The public will be able to start voting for their favorites immediately after the announcement, till February 26, 2016.
Talking about the nominees announcement show, the Director, M-Net (West Africa) Wangi Mba-Uzoukwu said:
“We are pleased to invite our viewers to tune in as Africa Magic announces nominees for the 2016 AMVCAs. The AMVCAs remain the most important celebration of film and television talent across Africa, and for the 2016 edition we have received over 2,500 entries. Everyone is undoubtedly excited and I urge viewers to tune in as we find out those who made the final cut.“
For the 2016 edition, which will be the fourth edition of the prestigious awards show, three new categories were added to the existing ones. They are, Best East African Movie, Best Southern African Movie as well as Best West African Movie.