The Maiden edition of the Golden Movie Awards nominations announcement took place yesterday 21st May 2015 at the Oak Plaza hotel. Nominees for Thirty two categories were unveiled including The AWDF African Women In Film (AWIF) award which is presented to an African woman who has demonstrated through her work measurable efforts to change the narrative and challenge stereotypes about African women.
This award also reflects AWDF’s commitment to raise the profile of African women, increase public support for women’s rights and social justice, and to facilitate platforms for African women’s views and achievements
Massively attended, the evening saw celebrities, stake holders, sponsors, partners, film makers, producers and media partners come together.
Country Director, Mina Andani gave the welcome Address and grand jury’s Vice -Chairperson Amba Mpoke-Biggs talked about the selections process, stressed on the fact that the Golden Movie Award Scheme is a performance based award process and not popularity and then after, revealed the nominees
The night also unveiled the main sponsor, SURFLINE and other supporting sponsors like JACK DANIELS, followed by partners African women Development Fund (AWDF) and UNAIDS and finally donors SLEEK COSMETICS .Musical performances were by Irene Logan, offie Kudjoe and Adomaa .The host of the night was Berla Mundi
Checkout full nominees HERE
checkout photos below….