Good News For Nollywood As Oscars Open Doors To Submission For Nigerian Films To Be Considered For The Prestigious Award

Genevieve Nnaji's "Braveheart" Paves Way For Nigerian filmmakers

By  | Sep 04, 2020, 05:39 AM  | Genevieve Nnaji  | Top of The

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Since it’s the first submission of Genevieve Nnaji‘s “Lionheart” paved the way in 2019, the American and most recognized worldwide award for movies The Oscars Academy awards set up a committee in Nigeria to screen Nollywood movies to be considered for the prestigious awards. The Nigerian Oscar Selection Committee (NOSC) has shared that Nollywood filmmakers can now submit their feature film entries into the 93rd Academy Awards for the International Feature Film Category.
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With the awards night set to hold on 25 April 2021, the Academy Awards recently opened entries to honor the best films released globally. the Nigerian Oscar Selection Committee has witnessed a rapid rise in the quality of Nigerian films, especially in storytelling.
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Many filmmakers and industry practitioners have been yearning for better creative and business opportunities, and the submission has opened a new dimension for the Nigerian film industry and has certainly attracted more investors.
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The NOSC is officially recognized by the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts to make submissions on behalf of the Nigerian film industry.
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Films entries should be submitted to the NOSC by visiting https://thenosc.org/submit-your-film before 2nd October 2020. Information on special rules for the award can be found on thenosc.org.special-rules-for-iff-awards, and [email protected] can be contacted for technical submission details and further enquires.
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