Africa Magic has announced a call for entries for the 2017 edition of the Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards (AMVCA).


The event which is scheduled to hold on March 3 and 4, 2017 marks the fifth consecutive year of the awards.

For the 2017 edition, entries are being accepted for 27 categories while the Trail Blazer category is not up for competition.

16 of these categories will be open to viewers and 11 decided by the AMVCA panel of judges.


Wangi Mba-Uzoukwu, director for M-Net West Africa, said: “We are pleased to announce the call to entry for the 2017 Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards.

“The African movie and television industry is brimming with exciting talent, and at Africa Magic we contribute to the industry by not only giving these talents the platform to showcase their skills and passion, but by celebrating their achievements whilst also encouraging them to continue honing their craft.”

At the fifth edition of the AMVCAs, a number of awards in different categories will be presented ranging from acting and directing to script-writing and cinematography.


Other categories include editing, soundtrack, make-up, sound, and lighting amongst others.

According to the organizers, works that have been previously entered or nominated or awarded a prize in another competition are eligible to be entered for the 2017 AMVCAs.

Also, all made-for-television movies or television series are eligible, provided they are broadcast or publicly screened during the period of October 1st, 2015 to September 30th, 2016.


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