Special Movie Awards is an event to celebrate creative works of films made in the Gambia, promote qualitative film contents, encourage the art of film making in the Gambia, recognize key players in the industry and support film productions.
Over the years, films have been made in the Gambia without recognition within and internationally. Therefore, the initiative SMA is geared towards promoting Gambian Films nationwide and in the International markets.
Special Movie Awards 2016 (Maiden Edition) is a night of glitz, glamour and paparazzi. It is a night of unforgettable experience for movie stars to celebrate creative titles, diverse languages, beautiful colors, melodious sounds, graphical effects, styles and actions.
Below is the finalized Special Movie Awards Calendar for 2016.
|Movie Submissions Opens||1st July (9am-4pm)(Mon to Fri)|
|Movie Submissions Closes||30th July, Saturday|
|Jury Retreat for Movie Screening||1st August – 7th August|
|Launching of SMA (Press Conference)||8th August, Monday|
|Public Voting Opens||10th August, Wednesday|
|Public Voting Closes||10th September, Saturday|
|Collation of Nomination Results||29th September, Thursday|
|Special Movie Awards Night||30th September, Friday|
This is a win-win situation as film makers will be submitting all genre and styles of movies made in the Gambia to be screened by a team of International and experienced jury.
The memorable night, which will generate fantastic exposure, is scheduled to hold on the 30th September 2016 in a prestigious location in the Gambia and will be attended by a host of resident and international filmmakers.
- Best Leading Male Actor
- Best Leading Female Actress
- Best Supporting Male Actor
- Best Supporting Female Actress
- Best Hair/Make-up Artist
- Best Costumier
- Best Sound
- Best Visual Effects
- Best Editor
- Best Picture
- Best Documentary Film
- Best Indigenous Film
- Best Short Film
- Best Feature Film
- Best Director Honorary Awards
- SMA Foreign Film 2016
- SMA Foreign Director 2016
- SMA Foreign Actor 2016
- SMA Foreign Actress 2016
- SMA Foreign Media 2016
- SMA Television Media of the Year 2016
- SMA Radio of the Year 2016
- SMA individual of the Year 2016
- SMA Organization of the yeah 2016
- SMA Grand Patron
- SMA Radio Media of the Year 2016
For more enquiries please call +220 7007210 7294702 3702422 9218375 7541114 SMA celebrating excellence in films taking the Gambia films to the next level….