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About Cinema Society

Cinema Society of Zimbabwe (CSZ) is a cultural and creative non profit promoting the business of film in Zimbabwe. CSZ is registered with the National Arts Council of Zimbabwe as a promoter of cultural and creative industries.

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Cinema Society Awards

The Cinema Society Awards is a new event that will honor and celebrate practitioners in the film, TV and new media industries to promote cultural and creative industries. The event will be held annually in Harare, with a red-carpet ceremony, live entertainment, and an awards show.

Awards Classes

All submissions will be classified into the following genres:

Awards Categories

The following awards compete each given year

Submission Requirements

The Awards Committee must have received the completed and signed entry form before the submission deadline, which will be end of business 15 November 2022  

Meet The Awards Committee

The Awards Committee is responsible for organising the Cinema Society awards programme.

Collins Nyamuyaruka

Awards Chairperson

Dumie Manyathela

Stakeholder Relations

Frequently Asked Questions

We have answered the commonly asked questions below. If you cant find an answer to a pressing question please drop us an email using this link

A television drama/series is a show presented in a dramatic way and explores a range of genres, from comedy, soap opera, science-fiction to costume drama, and usually engages with issues of the day in an accessible fashion that an audience can connect with.

This genre will house all film works consisting of a series of drawing, puppets; both computer and non-computer generated, to give the illusion of movement when projected in rapid sequence.

Film works that are based on factual events or facts about a person(s) or place(s).

Film works with a running time of 59 minutes or less, including the credits, and based on imagination and not necessarily fact.

Film works with a length of 60 minutes and above based on imagination and not necessarily fact.