A quick guide to AMVCA submissions (2018)

26 April 2018
The AMVCA 2018 will be held on 1 September 2018 and if you'd like your creation to be one of the contenders for an award, here's what you need to do before the 30 April deadline!
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You'll need to start by preparing a two to three minute long showreel for your online submission. For anyone unfamiliar with the term, a showreel is a short  video clip that showcases the artistic work in question. Endeavour to stay within the suggested time frame and make sure the finished video file is smaller than 500mb.


Once your show reel is ready, you can head to the submission page, www.amvca2018.com/submit. You'll need to enter personal details such as your name, country of residence, passport number and more so make sure to have these details on hand. Once you've provided all the necesarry details, hit the submit button. You will then be sent a unique referrence number. Keep it as it's vital for all future correspondence.


If you aren't able to make an online submission don't worry. You can put your show reel on a disc or flash drive and submit it in person at one of the following addresses. (Make sure to quote your unique referrence number when you do this)

Attention: Hadizat Ibrahim (Nigeria)

Mss Local Productions

4 industrial street, off town planning way,

Illupeju, Lagos



Attention: Buhle Ngcauzele (South Africa)

137 Bram Fischer Drive,

Randburg, 2123,

South Africa.


Attention: Margaret Mathore (Kenya)

2nd floor, M-Net Offices

Local Production studio,

Jamhuri Grounds off Ngong Road,




You have until 23:59 on Monday, 30 April to make your submissions so if you haven't gotten started yet, make sure you act swiftly because there's not much time left. Good luck.

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