The annual African Film Awards which has continued to grow and impact the industry positively, is delighted to announce that all is now set for the 21st edition. Africa’s most prestigious film awards will hold at the historic Stratford Town Hall London E15 4BQ on Saturday 4th November 2017.


The annual African Film Awards which promote and honour excellence in film and television among Black British practitioners and Africa’s Film Stars has made official the call for nominations.

Call for nomination

Any person can nominate actors, actresses, directors, script writers, producers, cinematographers, best films in English & indigenous languages and other practitioners in the film industry via email.


Please send names of nominees, title of film and categories to

All past recipients who have featured in newly released films are welcome to make entries.

Closing date

Early entries are encouraged as closing date is the 30th September 2017 for consideration by the jury.

Prince Mike Abiola, founder of the African Film Awards also known as Afro Hollywood Awards said, “We are proud that each year the awards celebrate excellence and has continued to attract investors interested in helping to grow the quality of our films. The 21st awards ceremony will be honouring recipients from more African countries and those in the Diaspora”.


Fans and lovers of the fast growing film industry in Africa, Nollywood, rising stars of UK Nollywood and Best of Black British Film & TV stars will have the opportunity to celebrate with their favourite stars at the glamourous awards on Saturday 4th November 2017.


The African Film Awards has established itself in the entertainment calendar as the biggest gathering of celebrities, film enthusiasts and high net worth British Africans.


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