NOSC calls for Oscars’ submission from Nigerian filmmakers




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The Nigerian Oscars Selection Committee (NOSC) has announced the submissions movies for its inaugural edition Oscar selection taking place 16th June 2014 to 16th July 2014.
NOSC is a cultural organization that aims at recognising and celebrating the art cinema by showcasing Nigerian films and filmmakers to the Academy Awards, popularly known as the Oscars for the category Best Foreign Language Film.
In order to project Nollywood to win the award at the Oscars, the committee stressed its commitment to screen the finest and boldest Nigerian cinema; hence it accept films all lengths and genres in this first edition.
To be eligible for the award, the movie must relate to and must be Nigerian filmmakers living in and Diaspora; the recording of the original dialogue track as well as the completed picture must be predominantly in a language or languages other than English, including Pidgin English and have accurate English subtitles; it must be first released in no earlier than October 1, 2013 and no later than September 30, 2014.
 According to the committee, films that have previously been screened publicly in , aired television, available for purchase DVD in Nigeria, or are available for continuous online viewing in entirety are eligible for the award.
Submissions can be done by post House 2, Block 101, Plot 8, Furo Ezimora Street, Lekki Residential , Phase, , Nigeria.
 NOSC disclosed that the movies be reviewed and selected based the of narrative and values, after which the filmmakers whose movies qualified be informed.
The selection process be completed by September 1, 2014 and Nigeria’s officially selected film for the Best Foreign Language Film at the Academy Awards will be announced a gala night shortly after.  
Further information on the submission can be found in Nigerian Oscar Selection Committee
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