Film Nigeria

AMAA 2017 Call for Entries

The 13th Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA), the Premier Africa Film Awards® countdown has begun, and the Africa Film Academy cordially invites filmmakers to submit their feature, short, animation and documentary work for consideration in nearly 30 film categories of the awards.

Nigeria shelves plans for 'Kannywood' film village

Nigeria's government has cancelled plans to build a "film village" in the northern state of Kano after opposition from Muslim clerics and social media. More than $10m (£7.6m) had been budgeted to provide state-of-the-art facilities for the Hausa language film industry, known as Kannywood.

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