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Calling African Movie Practitioners! Submit Your Works for the 2nd Edition of the Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards – All the Details



2nd Annual GIAMA - June 2013 - BellaNaija

After a successful grand maiden edition in 2012, the 2nd edition of the Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards (GIAMA) will take place on Saturday 19th October 2013 at the Stafford Centre, Houston, Texas, USA.

Just before the announcement of the nominees and the awards ceremony, the GIAMA team is calling for movie submissions from film makers and producers in the African film industry.

Please Note
Only African movies that were produced or released/ not yet released between July 2012 and June 2013 will be considered for the 2013 GIAMA nomination entry.

All entries will be considered upon delivery to the GIAMA representative in a form of DVD or any format that is easily viewed. The official entry forms, accompanied with a cast and credits list, a brief English language synopsis of the film, a biography and photograph of the nominee, must be received by the GIAMA reps in your country not later than Friday 28th June 2013. Other fact sheets may also be sent to further document the submission.

All submitted movies through the respective reps would be shipped for award consideration to arrive at the GIAMA head office (USA) no later than Tuesday 2nd July 2013. The version submitted for GIAMA consideration must be identical in form with the final version in general release. Prints submitted will be retained by the GIAMA throughout the voting process and the nominees would be notified.

Submission forms can be downloaded from the GIAMA website – or you can the representatives;

  • Nigeria – Call Bola Aduwo of Nollywood Access – 08131042710
  • Ghana – Call Next Media Concept – 0544708525 | 0261328443
  • USA – Call Bukky Ebun of Nollywood View – 8622373486

Deadline for Submission: Monday 8th July 2013

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  1. africafilms

    June 27, 2013 at 1:20 pm

    Think that everything happened better, Wanted to attend that, but unfortunately, we were so busy.

  2. Lami

    June 27, 2013 at 1:49 pm

    Looking forward to this.

  3. Teddy Bear

    June 27, 2013 at 2:13 pm

    Emma Emmerson has good stage presence. Jim Iyke needs to stop with the fone. He sounds ridiculous. Although unrefined, I am impressed with GIAMA. I think there’s only room for improvement and I hope they continue to grow.

    • Fabulous££

      June 27, 2013 at 4:55 pm

      @Teddy pls can people free Jim Iyke for once…its a free world and besides he makes sense both in style and even when he answers interview questions…enough with this Jim Iyke bashing…its soo old!

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