The AMAA-StarTimes Quick Movie Competition generally known as “The Shorts” has had an incredible variety of submissions for its maiden version with over 5 hundred shorts submitted from throughout Africa and African Diaspora.
The Shorts is presently on the screening stage as the choice committee led by the Chairman of the Africa Film Academy Awards Screening Committee, Shaibu Husseini, is getting the picks prepared.
2 hundred brief movies will probably be chosen and proven from April 25 to Could 25 on the ST Nollywood Plus channel and StarTimes-ON cell app.
“Africa day is Could 25. So, we’ll take this era to have fun the wonderful movie skills on the continent,” AMAA’s founder, Peace Anyiam-Osigwe mentioned.
Aside from having fun with these brief movies, Nollywood followers can even vote for his or her greatest movies in order that they’ll win the prizes. That is to ensure followers are a part of the method of encouraging the rising and numerous expertise in African Cinema.
The voting will happen on the StarTimes-ON app which could be downloaded from Google Play Retailer and Apple Retailer.
“The Shorts can even be coming to a metropolis close to you with the ‘The Shorts Highway Tour’. Nollywood lovers will get to community, study and admire the values of filmmaking, and alternatives that StarTimes provides to content material homeowners.” she concluded.
Africa movie Academy has constructed a popularity of being a platform for brilliant new stars to emerge and this time there isn’t any distinction. The ultimate picks of ‘The Shorts’ will probably be stay and obtainable for the viewing pleasure of StarTimes subscribers on ST Nollywood Plus channel and StarTimes Airtimes-ON app from twenty fifth April 2022. In the course of the festivals, distinctive movies that make the lower will compete for prizes.
The primary prize winner will get $3000 and a laptop computer; the 2nd Prize winner will obtain $2000 and a cellphone; the third Prize will get $1000 and a cellphone, and a particular prize of $1000 for one of the best documentary.