Saturday, 3 May 2014

Nollywood Movies Stand Chance of Winning Oscars as Nigerian Movie Committee Gets Approved By Academy of Motion Picture

The Academy of Motion Picture, Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) has approved the Nigerian Oscars Selection Committee (NOSC), The NOSC is a twelve-man committee of Nollywood stakeholders.  What this means is that Nigerians can submit their films for Oscar consideration. If they meet the criteria, they would get nominated and possibly win.

Members of the twelve-man committee who will select one Nollywood movie each year to be submitted  for Oscar consideration are Chineze Anyaene, Ngozi Okafor, Olumide Amure, Ramsey Nouah, Kene Mkparu, Emeka Mba, Chioma Ude, Akin Salami, Mildred Okwo, Biola Alabi, Charles Novia and Shaibu Husseini.

According to the chairperson of the committee, Chineze Anyaene, “It is a great opportunity for Nigeria to have a voice in the international film arena”.

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