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Africa: MultiChoice Fixes Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards for May 14

Multichoice has fixed the 8th edition of the Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards (AMVCA) for May 14.

The award organisers during a press conference held on Thursday, March 17, 2022, announced an eight-day line-up of events, which will culminate in the awards night on May 14.

Executive Head of Content & West Africa Channels, MultiChoice Group, Dr Busola Tejumola said: “We received a good number of quality entries from across the continent for this edition of the AMVCAs and we are pleased to reveal the final shortlist of nominees, which we are confident embody the excellence the awards is renowned for.”

“We are focused on shining the light on the many aspects that make the African film and television industry truly magical and beaming that magic to millions of Africans who watch the awards every year.

“These curated events will feature a celebration of fashion, technology, food and African culture. There will also be panel discussions and film screenings from our MultiChoice Talent Factory, industry sessions, and competitions for digital content creators and budding fashion designers” she said.

The eight-day event will commence with an Opening Night on Saturday, May 7. This will be followed by a first-ever AMVCA runway show in partnership with Bella Naija Style on Sunday, May 8. On Monday, May 9, will be MultiChoice Talent Factory Day with movie screenings and panel discussions by students of the MTF academy.

For this edition, nominees have been confirmed in 33 categories including the newly introduced Best Online Social Content Creator category.