The Africa Movie Academy Awards nominated RESET for Best Short film for 2016. The annual pan-African reward system for motion picture filmmakers announced the 25 nominees on May 15th at a strictly media event in Lagos, Nigeria.
Mr. Shaibu Husseini, the Chairman of the 2016 AMAA Jury, said over 280 feature films were received this year from over 25 African countries including Nigeria, Cape Verde, Gambia, Morrocco, Uganda, Togo, Burkina Faso, Ghana, Cameroun, Mali, Ethiopia, Niger, Kenya, Algeria and Egypt. Also 15 short films (Africa and diaspora) made it to the final stages but only 8 of the African documentary films will made it to nomination and 3 Diaspora short films. The Board of Jurors of AMAA which has members which include academics, film makers, critics and Film Festival curators from Nigeria, Germany, United States, Zimbabwe, Jamaica and Burkina Faso will decide on which film and individual talents will make the eventual winners list. The announcement of the awards will be held at a gala affair in Port Harcoutrt Rivers State in Nigeria on June 11, 2016.
To see the complete list of nominees visit the AMAA website.