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.
All submissions will be classified into the following genres:
The following awards compete each given year
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
The Awards Committee is responsible for organising the Cinema Society awards programme.
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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.