Organizers of the forthcoming 7th edition of the Ghana Movie Awards have announced that no short dress would be allowed entry at the awards ceremony this year.
Founder of Ghana Movie Awards, Fred Nuamah revealed this on’ on Hitz FM.
“The prescribed attire for the awards is tuxedo or black tie for the men and evening/dinner gown for the ladies. No short dresses will be allowed,” he pointed out.
He also stated that, this year’s edition, which will be held at the Kempinski Hotel, will not accommodate a large number of patrons and very limited tickets will be put out on sale.
Commenting on the number of movies that were submitted, the CEO of the Awards revealed that, over 500 films were submitted, with many coming from the Northern and Ashanti Regions.
On the state of the movie industry, Mr. Nuamah expressed that, the film industry is not dying as being asserted by some industry players and movie followers.
“The industry is not dying. The filmmakers are working. The issue is that, movies are not being released on DVDs anymore. This is happening in Hollywood too. They are sent to IROKO and Netflix and others,” he explained.
The 7th edition of the Ghana Movie Awards is on December 4, 2016 and will be telecast live on DSTv and other local channels. The award is powered by Zylofon Media.