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Nollywood Movies Awards 2014 Calls for Entries

The Nollywood Movies Award is now open for entries for the 2014 edition, which will be held on the 18th October 2014 at the

Intercontinental Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos.

THE TIME:
The deadline for all films submissions is the 15TH JULY 2014 and nominations will be announced in August 2014.

THE ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA:
Please note: Only English and Nigerian indigenous language movies produced, released or premiered between 1st February 2013 and 31st April 2014 will be eligible for consideration.

Submitted movies should not exceed 180 minutes and/or should be in a maximum of four parts. Short movies should not exceed 40 minutes. Final decisions will be at the discretion of the nominations panel.

Please ensure that your movies list the full credits to all concerned to enable the panel identify individuals eligible for nominations.

It is the responsibility of participants to ensure that their entries reach Nollywood offices, SW1 MEDIA, 18 Esomo Close, Ikeja, Lagos by the deadline of the 15TH JULY 2014.

THE FORMAT:
Deliver movies in hard drive or DVDs.

The NMA panel reserves the right to disqualify late entries or any entry deemed in breach
of these guidelines.

Below is the full list of movie awards and their categories:

CATEGORY 1: THE BEST OF NOLLYWOOD

These awards celebrate Nollywood’s:

  • Best Movie
  • Best Actress in a Leading Role
  • Best Actor in a Leading Role
  • Best Actress in a Supporting Role
  • Best Actor in a Supporting Role
  • Best Diaspora Movie

CATEGORY 2: CULTURE & HERITAGE

These awards recognise the key role of indigenous languages, culture and heritage:

  • Best Film in an Indigenous Nigerian Language
  • Best Lead Actor in an Indigenous Language
  • Best Lead Actress in an Indigenous Language

CATEGORY 3: PROFESSIONAL & INDUSTRY

These awards recognize the professionals that work behind the camera to make the films possible:

  • Best Editing
  • Best Sound Design
  • Best Original Screenplay
  • Best Cinematography
  • Best Director

CATEGORY 4: POPULAR CHOICE

These are awarded to the Nigerian actor and actress who receive the highest number of votes in a public online poll or the film that makes the biggest box office returns in Nigerian cinemas:

  • Most Popular Actress
  • Most Popular Actor
  • Top Box Office (Nigeria)

CATEGORY 5: ARTISTIC

These awards are in recognition of the artistic contribution of creative individuals and artisans within the Nollywood industry:

  • Best Make-up Design
  • Best Costume Design
  • Best Set Design
  • Best Music Soundtrack

CATEGORY 6: RISING STARS

These awards are in recognition of emerging new talent in the industry:

  • Best Rising Star, Male
  • Best Rising Star, Female
  • Best Child Actor

 

CATEGORY 7: SHORT FILM

This single award is in recognition of new filmmakers who have displayed exceptional talent in the production of a short movie. The duration of the movie should be a minimum of 12 minutes and a maximum of 40 minutes.

To submit your movie go to Submission Form

For full submission instructions visit www.nollywoodmovies.tv

 

 

 

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