The G Management Group is proud to announce a partnership between the Motion Picture Association of Haiti (MPAH) and the African Oscars –NAFCA (Nollywood Film Critics’ Awards) The partnership is to form a bridge between the Haitian and the African Film Industries.
Dr. Victor O. Olatoye
President & CEO- African Oscars – NAFCA
Commenting on the historic agreement between the two organizations, Dr. Victor Olatoye, President of NAFCA, stated “these new alliances that Mr.Evenflow G. the President of The G management Group has established with MPAH will open doors to possible distribution deals for Haitian movies on the African continent” and also open doors for Nollywood filmmakers to market their films to the Haitian film lovers. This will also be a great opportunity for actors from both film industries to collaborate. Synergy is always good when there is unity. Our hands are on the right button and it is wired to something great, the future is bright, Dr Olatoye concluded.Dr. Victor Olatoye was one of MPAH award honorary recipients in 2013.
Patrick Han Dormercant
President – Motion Picture Association of Haiti
“We are very excited to get the Haitian movie industry to the next level. Haitian movies will now be watched on the entire African continent. It is a new market for us to promote our culture and talents” says Mr. Hans Patrick Domercant, the President and Founder of MPAH. Haitian Filmmakers are encouraged to submit their movies for the 2014 MPAH Movie Awards by March 31st, 2014.This new partnership will provide Haitian filmmakers who submit their movies to the MPAH with the opportunity to be reviewed by Nollywood Film Critics USA; and be considered for the new categories created by the African Oscars which include; Best Foreign Film, Best Foreign Actor, Best Foreign Actress and Best Foreign Director. All MPAH nominees will automatically be submitted for NAFCA
The Nollywood & African Film Critics’ Awards, commonly known as The African Oscars, are U.S. awards for achievements in the film industry and The NAFCA Special Honors are awarded to recognize outstanding individuals whose professional careers have been marked by extraordinary personal and professional accomplishments. Winners are awarded the NAFCA Trophies, officially the Award of Merit that is much better known by its nickname NAFCA. The awards, first presented in 2011 at the RTP Sheraton Imperial Hotel in Durham North Carolina, are overseen by the Nollywood Film Critics USA. The NAFCA Special Honors were presented for the first time in 2011 to President Nelson Mandela. Recipients of this award in subsequent years include President Yahya Jammeh of The Gambia, President Jonathan E. Goodluck and President Ellen J. Sirleaf. Presentations of the African Oscars and The NAFCA Special Honors are made yearly during the second weekend in September. The African Oscars NAFCA is designed to globally promote African Cinema and culture. The prestigious Nollywood & African Film Critics’ Awards (African Oscars) are awards of merit and are considered the highest diaspora award.The 4th African Oscars – NAFCA Awards will be held on September 13th, 2014
Motion Picture Association of Haiti
The Motion Picture Association of Haiti (MPAH) is a non-profit corporation located in Boston, Massachusetts; and was founded in April 2007. Our long-term goals are to make the Haitian cinematography a professional career industry for all Haitian filmmakers; to create a structure in the Haitian market; to influence the distribution of Haitian films in the international markets; and to protect and defend the rights of the Haitian writers, directors, actors and other specialists in the field of filmmaking.