AMVCA9: Filmmaker, Kunle Afolayan Discloses How Netflix Film, Anikulapo Deserves All The Accolades It Get.

By Agboola Ibrahim

Popular filmmaker Kunle Afolayan, whose movie "ANIKULAPO" received 16 AMVCA nominations, praised the award ceremony for recognizing and valuing the work of creatives and creators. This statement is a reminder of the importance of award ceremonies in the film industry, as they serve to promote and celebrate the art of filmmaking, recognize and appreciate the efforts of filmmakers, and encourage the growth of the movie industry in Africa.

The recognition of "Ifediche" and "ANIKULAPO" at the AMVCA is a testament to the hard work and dedication of the filmmakers and the importance of government support in promoting the arts. It is hoped that more leaders will follow in Governor Ugwuanyi's footsteps to support and promote the arts in Nigeria.

Kunle Afolayan said the film deserves all the accolades it’s getting, adding “it truly took a village to create and it is well deserving of its numerous nominations. The nominations list has been rolled out for the 9th edition of the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards (AMVCA) and we are excited to have ANIKULAPO nominated in 15 categories with 16 nominations. I often say that award shows and serves to let creatives and creators know that their work and effort is being recognized and valued,” Afolayan said.