Entertainment of Tuesday, 22 January 2013
The maiden edition of the Ghana Academy awards (GAA) will be held on the 23rd March, 2013.
This event is among other things aimed at establishing a common entertainment platform which recognizes all the practitioners of the creative arts in Ghana.
According to the chairman of the Ghana academy awards planning committee, Mr. John Abeiku Sagoe‘’ this event will hopefully raise standards in the industry and will foster industry cohesion and unity’’.
The Ghana Academy awards 2013 is organized by Kaydm and recognized and supported by the Ghana actors’ Guild and the Musicians union of Ghana (MUSIGA).
Nominations are hereby open to the public and practitioners of the creative arts for the following categories
1. Lifetime achievement Award
2. Best actor/actress
3. Best TV series
4. Best movie
5. Best movie producer
6. Best music producer
7. Comedian of the year
8. Best music artist
9. Best music video
10. Best actor/actress supporting role
11. Best director
12. Best music album
13. Best music
14. Best stage actor
15. Best lyrics
16. Best original story
17. Best choral group
18. Best band
Nominations can be sent to the event secretariat on the 7th floor, heritage towers, Accra or delivered to the MUSIGA or ACTORS’ GUILD offices in Accra for onward submission to the planning committee.
Nominees will be invited to defend their works before the events planning committee while the public is also given the opportunity to vote for their favorite entries on short code 17 62.