After four years, the African Oscars -NAFCA today announced the hiring of highly respected industry executive with over 20 years experience to serve as Head of African Oscars Business Development & Strategic Initiatives.
They will have them as its exclusive sponsorship sales and consulting agency to pursue advertising, sponsorships opportunities and increase the value of its brand within the American and International market highlights the award’s rapid growth and popularity as a prestigious award recognized beyond continental Africa. More information about the firm and its representatives will be released at a later date.
They will be responsible for contracting several key sponsorships for the African Oscars-NAFCA, which will allow the awards to develop new revenue streams via sponsorship sales and marketing programs.
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 the 13th of September 2014