AMAA 2023 Submission Eligibility Criteria

The countdown to the 19th Africa Movie Academy Awards Submissions started from 1st December 2022

The deadline for submissions is the 31st March 2023. Late entry deadline is the 30th of June 2023.  Nominations will be announced on the August 2023 Only films produced and released between January 2022 and 30th March 2023 maybe submitted.

Each completed entry  for 2023 entries must be accompanied by all the supporting materials listed on the submission forms, including a synopsis of the film, the list of credits, marketing stills of the film, filmographies of the directors and producers, emails of cast and crew submissions should be made only on  

All films must indicate the year of copyright. The Africa Film Academy will not accept any film that exceeds the 120-minute run as a feature or a short film that is longer than 40 minutes. AMAA awards two major categories of short films and animation. The Academy also awards the category for Best Africa Film in the Diaspora and Best Diaspora Short Film Awards. inclusive of Caribbean Shorts and Caribbean features. In 2023 the Africa Film Academy will introduce  a special category for Asian Foreign language category.

The 19th Edition of the AMAAs will be held on the 29th of October 2023 in Lagos Nigeria and will be televised globally.  

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