The 2013 edition of the Zulu African Film Academy Awards, ZAFAA was launched on Tuesday-May 28 at the Kama Conference Centre at Labone, Accra.
The event was attended by Deputy Minister of Information Hon. Murtala Mohammed, Torgbor Mensah, Actors Guild president Mr. Nii ODoi Mensah, Kofi Adjorlolo, Ekow Smith Asante, Van Vicker, Roger Quartey, Vivian Achor, FIPAG executives and other stakeholders of the Ghanaian movie industry.
Speaking at the launch, the president of Africa Film Festival And Academy Awards, (ZAAFA Global Awards)-Mr. Sam Anwuzia congratulated movie makers for their good work and asked them to do more to uplift Africa cinema. He added that, Zulu African Film Academy Awards will reward hardworking individuals in the industry so as to boost their morals to work harder.
Deputy Minister for Information, Hon. Murtala Mohammed told the organisers of the awards that the Government will support the scheme to make it a success. He added that the president has a special interest in the creative industry and will do everything to support it.
Deadline for submission of movies for this year’s award is June 30. Movies should be submitted to Mr. Steve Asare Hackman (Hacky Films), Mr. Macdavies Pascal (Gupado Films) and Mr: Mustapha A Inusah (Attractive) who are ZAFAA’s representatives in Ghana.
The 2013 award ceremony will take place from 17th to 19th October at the London’s Hilton park lane Hotel, Mayfair.