Saturday, 17 January 2015

# African Movies # AMVCA

Mnet(West) Regional Director Describes Nollywood as “Cradle of the African Film Industry.”

The regional Director of Mnet West Africa, Mrs. Wangi Mba-Uzoukwu has described the Nigeria movie industry, also known as Nollywood as the cradle of the African film industry.

Mba-Uzoukwu while speaking to selected journalists at a media briefing on the preparations of the continental broadcast outfit’s for the 3rd edition of the annual Africa Movie Viewers Choice Awards (AMVCA 2015) responded to a question on whether the award ceremony will be moved to another country in the nearest future since it has always been held in Lagos, Nigeria, Mba-Uzoukwu said... "the venue of the award ceremony will remain in Lagos, because Nollywood remains the “cradle of the African film industry.”

The event which is set to hold on the 6th and 7th of March 2015 will be held at the prestigious Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria.
She also disclosed that voting is going on and the response and participation of the public has been very encouraging. She assured the public of the credibility of the voting process saying the votes are been verified by a world class auditing firm.

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