Entries and nominations for the 2017 edition of the prestigious annual African Film Awards, formerly known as Afro Hollywood Awards, have opened and will close on Saturday, September 30, according to a press statement made available to Morning Mail, by the organisers, African Voice Online.
Entitled: “21st African Film Awards 2017: Call for Nominations,” and signed by veteran Nollywood legendary actress who doubles as event director, Golda John, the statement read:
“The annual African Film Awards which has continued to grow and impact the industry positively, is delighted to announce that all is now set for the 21st edition,” adding that the prestigious film awards ceremony will hold at the Stratford Town Hall London on Saturday 4th November 2017.
The organisers stated further that the awards, “which promote and honour excellence in film and television among Black British practitioners and Africa’s Film Stars have made official the call for nominations.”
It stated further: “Any person can nominate actors, actresses, directors, script writers, producers, cinematographers, best films in English & indigenous languages and other practitioners in the film industry via email,” to : [email protected], stating both the title of the film , category, and other necessary details.
Prince Mike Abiola, founder of the Awards also said, “We are proud that each year the awards celebrate excellence and has continued to attract investors interested in helping to grow the quality of our films. The 21st awards ceremony will be honouring recipients from more African countries and those in the Diaspora”.