Ghanaian Casting Director and CEO of MK Casting has expressed his utmost disappointment at the Ghana Movie Awards(GMA) Industry.
According to him, he is happy the event couldn’t take place last year. This he stated was because even 2015 winners are yet to receive their awards. More so, after giving awards on stage, organizers take them backstage and never return them to their rightful owners. Mawuko Kuadzi wrote on his official Instagram page.
‘Last year, I am glad Ghana Movie Awards didn’t happen because awards would be given and taken backstage and you will never get it’, he wrote.
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The man behind the casting of the award-winning movie “Beast Of No Nation”, again stated some past winners who were part of the movie have still not received their plaques since 2015.
“In 2015 Abraham Attah,Idris Elba, Cary Fukunaga and host of people who worked so hard on Beasts of No Nation were named winners of various categories but till today 2018, they have still not received their awards.”
He added that several efforts to retrieve the awards by the winners have all proved futile.
The Ghana Movie Awards is an annual film award to recognize excellence in the Ghanaian film industry.
Since 2010, the scheme has brought vibrancy to the movie industry whilst elevating its status to a global audience.
However, just like other prestigious awards in the country, the scheme comes with its own shortcomings.
Mawuko Kuadzi was however hopeful that Zylofon Media, the new organizers of the annual award will put measures in place to forestall such incidents.
“ Zylofone Media I pray you address this issues or do well not to repeat the same mistake as we have great respect for your outfit. Ghana Movie Awards lost it and it gives you a lot of work to do. But we believe what you are capable of doing,” he added.
Peace Agyare is an entrepreneur and a graduate from The Institute of Business Management and Journalism-Kumasi(Ghana). She holds an HND in communication and is currently working at Ghafla Ghana