Oscars: Entries open to Nigerian filmmakers

... Headies too for 2019 Award


The Nigerian Oscar Selection Committee (NOSC) has called on Nigerian
filmmakers to submit entries for the Best International Feature Film’
category of the 2020 Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences,
otherwise called The Oscars.
The NOSC, in a statement, said that the competition which invites
films of any genre is open to Nigerian filmmakers living in Nigeria or
in the Diaspora.
According to Committee, the film has to be 40 minutes, and produced
outside the USA. Entries received will be scrutinized under the
eligibility rules and the nominated film will represent Nigeria at the
Academy Award 2020.
The NOSC urged Nollywood filmmakers to avail themselves the
opportunity to participate.

… Headies too for 2019 Award

Nigeria’s biggest and most prestigious music award show, The Headies,
has opened its doors to receive entries for its 13th music award with
this year’s edition themed ‘The Power of A Dream’.
According to the organizers, only musical works released between
January 2018 and June 2019 will be eligible for submission this year
and stand a chance to be nominated for the annual award.
Running for over a decade, the 13th Headies award will feature 29
unique categories in recognition of Africa’s finest artiste.
This includes; Best Recording of the Year; Best Pop Single; Producer
of The Year; Best Reggae/Dancehall Single; Best Rap Album; Best R&B/
Pop Album; Alternative Album; Best R&B Single; Best Collabo; Best Rap
Single; Best Vocal Performance (Male); Best Vocal Performance
(Female); Next Rate; Hip Hop World Revelation; and Lyricist on The
Others are the Best Street-Hop Artiste; Best ‘Alternative’ Song; Album
of The Year; Artiste of The Year; Song of The Year; African Artiste
Recognition; Headies’ Viewer’s Choice; Industry Brand Supporter; Best
Performer; Songwriter of The Year; Rookie of The Year; Special
Recognition; Hall of Fame.
Last year’s edition saw Nigeria’s sensational artiste, Olamide, with
the highest number of nominations (10). He was closely followed by
Tuface (7), Wizkid (6), Davido (4), and Clarence Peters (4).
“Registration for this year’s entry closes by midnight September 24th,
2019. Visit to submit your entries for possible
nomination,” the organizers announced.
The award show is scheduled to hold October 19th, 2019.

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