An Eastern Cape-based film titled "Of Good Report" has been nominated for 13 awards at the Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA), production company New Brighton Pictures said on Thursday.
"We are honoured to receive the nomination to the AMAA awards as this is the biggest recognition a film can receive in the continent," founder and producer Luzuko Dilima said in a statement.
The film was nominated in several categories at the awards to be held in Bayelsa state, Nigeria, later this month.
These included best film, best director, best actor in a leading role, best actor in a supporting role, best actress in a supporting role, best young or promising actor, and achievements in editing, screenplay, sound, cinematography, visual effects, soundtrack, and production design.
"This bodes very well for not just New Brighton Pictures, the director, and crew, but the film industry in South Africa," said Dilima.
Shot in black and white, the film was directed by East London born, award-winning film director Jahmil XT Qubeka and was released in August last year.
"Of Good Report" also won seven other awards at the South African Film and Television Awards (SAFTA) last month.
"This... brought the tally of accolades to 28 since its release last year," said Dilima.
Article courtesy SA Good News