Talented broadcast journalist, and MC has once again proven that he is ambidextrous. After featuring in the very first episode of ” DETERMINED“, a women empowerment short film series, he hyberbated from the scene for quite sometime.
Chief Executive of Ghana Movie Awards, Fred Nuamah, has suggested that government should stop paying ‘blank levy’ moneys to film producers for the next two or three years and rather use the money to build cinema centres in the various districts across the country.
Blank levy is a government-mandated system where some extra money is charged on the importation of compact disks, ipods or other recordable media. The accumulated cash is then given to content developers, mostly in film and music.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has approved a 14-member committee to select a film to represent Ghana at the 90th Oscars which will run in 2018.
Following the guidelines of the Academy, the committee is tasked to select from open submissions one film to be the official film from Ghana at the awards.
In 1969, Algeria became the first African country to win an Academy Award, this was followed in 1976 by Ivory Coast with the film Black and White in Color.