Organisers of the Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards (AMVCAs) 2018 have announced that the nominees of the 2018 edition of the awards will be revealed by popular Ghanaian actress and TV host, Joselyn Dumas and Nigerian comedian and actor, Bovi on Saturday, June 30th.
The 2018 AMVCA’s is brought to viewers across the continent by Africa Magic, in association with MultiChoice and the sponsors, Airtel and Konga.
Speaking on the milestone telecast, Channel Director, Africa Magic, Wangi Mba-Uzoukwu, revealed that close to 3000 entries were received across the continent. She also revealed that the judging panel spearheaded by veteran filmmaker, Debbie Odutayo, painstakingly reviewed each of the entries to arrive at the final shortlist of nominees.
“We are honoured to showcase and celebrate the creative industry each year on the platform of the AMVCAs. In the past five years, we have remained steadfast in our commitment to nurture and showcase indigenous talent from across the continent.
Launched in March 2013, the AMVCAs continue to celebrate the contributions of African filmmakers, actors and technicians to the success of the continent’s film and television industry. For the 2018 edition, awards will be presented in 27 categories, with seven categories open to public voting and 20 being categories to be decided by the AMVCA panel of judges.
Last year, Several top stars and top movies were nominated including the movie ’76 which got a record-breaking 14 nominations.
The full list of nominees will be published on the Africa Magic website, www.africamagic.tv and social media platforms after the reveal. Viewers can join the conversation using the hashtag #AMVCA2018 and follow @dStvng, @gotvng and @africamagictv for live tweets.
Watch the 2018 Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards (AMVCAs) Nominee Announcement on all Africa Magic channels on DStv and GOtv on Saturday, 30 June at 7 pm WAT.
This post first appeared on NET.