The Home Video Integrity Award, HomeVida Presents the Best of Nollywood Films & Film Makers in Lagos – Sunday 9th December 2012


After two years in Abuja, the Home Video Integrity Award (HomeVida) is set to hold in Lagos, Nigeria on Sunday 9th December 2012 at the Oriental Hotel, Victoria Island. Anchoring the show will be star actor & co-host of MTN Project Fame West Africa Season II, Joseph Benjamin and On-air personality & DJ at Beat FM Lagos, Gbemi Olateru-Olagbegi.

The Home Video Integrity Award (HomeVida) is an annual film award platform driving creative messaging on integrity and value change through the FILMS. The best in Nollywood entertainment are rewarded for transparency, quality and integrity in films and film making. The platform provides incentives for talented Nigerian filmmakers to mainstream integrity in their films and is designed as a partnership between non-profit, public and private organizations to promote core national and corporate values towards nation building. Partners include the Economic Financial Crimes Commission, Bureau of Public Procurement, Code of Conduct, Public and Private Development Centre, and Securities Exchange Commission.

The HomeVida platform calls for short film scripts, turn the finalists’ scripts into films, awards cash prizes to the winners and gives a N1Million cash prize to the winners in the feature film award category. Past HomeVida winners include box-office movies like “Ije”, “Inale”, “Tango With Me”, and “Adesuwa”; whilst the 2011 event played host to personalities like Genevieve Nnaji, M.I, and Paul Obazele.

This year, HomeVida is giving out 1 Million Naira each in 3 different categories. Below is a list of nominees:

1. Due Process Film Prize endowed by Bureau for Public Procurement (BPP)
Films nominated in this category:

  • “Who Will Tell The President” Produced by Vitus Nnebue
  • “A Date With Corruption” Produced by Ogosi Favour

2. Public Conduct Film Prize endowed by Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB):
Films nominated in this category:

  • “True Citizens” Produced by Elvis Chucks
  • “The Hero In Me” Produced by Uwakwe Egbo

3. Anti-Corruption Film Prize endowed by Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC):
Films nominated in this category:

  • “Yahoo Plus” Produced by Blessing Johnson
  • “True Citizens” Produced by Elvis Chucks

You can visit www.homevida.org/vote.php in order to vote for the feature Nollywood films.

There will be a Pre-Awards cocktail by 6pm on the same day, where the short films and finalists will be showcased. The various categories and nominated winners are listed below:

1. The Public Conduct Film Prize endowed by Code of Conduct Bureau – the winner is Alexandra Kure’ave Hul with script titled: TO SERVE WITH ALL OUR STRENGTH.

2. The Child Friendly Film Prize endowed by the National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB) – the winner is Frances Okeke with the script titled: THE POEM

3. The Due Process Film Prize endowed Bureau of Public Procurement – the winner is Mendhie Emmanuel Imeh with script titled: NOT DO OR DIE.

Date: Sunday 9th December 2012
Time: 6PM
Venue: Oriental Hotel, Victoria Island

For more details, please contact: Samuel [08036267188], Mimi [08065643764], or Douglas [08069211173].

3 Comments on The Home Video Integrity Award, HomeVida Presents the Best of Nollywood Films & Film Makers in Lagos – Sunday 9th December 2012
  • Glam November 28, 2012 at 3:58 pm

    Whew! Another awards ceremony, seems different and motivational though, the cheese et al.
    http://theglamfile.blogspot.com

  • @teni_beauty2 November 28, 2012 at 4:47 pm

    This is a great one… our Movie Industry is definitely on the right paths and Awards like this one will surely inspire more talents to emerge. Thank you @bellanaija for sharing.

  • mathew jay February 28, 2013 at 6:15 am

    Lovely.. The nigeria film industry is going great. They should also look more into the upcoming young film makers.. the likes of timmy otukoya are doing well in the film industry

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