Sunday, 17 August 2014

Wow AY’s '30 Days In Atlanta' gets 10 nominations in America

Comedian AY's debut feature movie '30 Days in Atlanta'
which has been making serious media buzz in recent times
and creating serious expectations for fans of the AY Brand
and movie lovers across the world, has emerged as the
movie with one of the highest nominations at the 3rd annual
Golden Icons Academic Awards (GIAMA) in Houston, Texas
The star-studded movie which is billed for cinema release in
the last quarter of this year features AY, Ramsey Noah,
Vivica Foxx, Karlie Redd, Mercy Johnson, RMD, Desmond
Elliot, Majid Michel, Juliet Ibrahim, Ada Ameh, Rachel Oniga
and Kesse Jabari was nominated...continue...
...in the Best Film (indigenous), Best Film (comedy), Best-On-
Screen-Duo, Best Actor, Best Comedic Act, Best Screenplay,
Best Director, Producer of The Year, Best Cinematography
and a Special Recognition awards for Hollywood Lynn
Whitfield who also starred in the movie. Continue...
For AY who is one of Nigerians top comedians and a trained
Theatre Arts graduate from Delta State University, '30 Days
In Atlanta' is a dream come through. Speaking on the
development, a visibly pleased Ay said the nominations was
a celebration of the great team that worked with him on the
project because it is an affirmation to efforts put into the
production of the movie by all involved.
"I am so happy that the sleepless nights and days of
shooting the movie in Nigeria and Atlanta is beginning to
pay off. The main idea was to recreate the Akpos
Character on The AY Show's, 'Who Wants To Be A
Billionaire Segment' and to also establish the AY brand
as an actor and a producer in the movie industry".
The movie which is in the comedy genre chronicles the
hilarious adventures of two cousins from Nigeria who are
given a 30-day holiday package to Atlanta. Packed with
romance, drama and a lot of laughs, 30 Days in Atlanta has
been described as a perfect blend of Nollywood,
Ghollywood and Hollywood's finest thespians.
The prestigious GIAMA awards which is fondly described by
those in the movie industry as the Africa Oscars is an annual
Award ceremony designed to celebrate the very best of
African entertainment and rich culture through Filmography.
The star-studded event is billed for October 25, at The
Stafford Centre in Houston Texas.
Meanwhile AY also got an invitation from President Jonathan
to the Aso Rock Presidential Villa for the screening of Omoni
Oboli's movie, Being Mrs Elliot, which took place last
The movie which has earned AY one local and two
International Award Nominations was screened in Abuja at
the Presidential Banquet Hall.. The screening which lasted for
about an hour and forty five minutes was witnessed and
commended by President Goodluck Jonathan, The Vice
President, Honourable Ministers, Senators, Governor Mimiko
of Ondo State, Fayose (Governor elect) Ekiti State, Ben
Murray Bruce, Nollywood practitioners and other notable
guests that were invited by the president.
'Being Mrs Elliot' which was directed by Omoni Oboli
features notable stars such as Majid Michel, Lepacious
Bose,Chika Chukwu, Uru Eke, Seun Akindele, Bishop Ime
Umoh and Omoni Oboli herself, revealed the other side of AY
as a trained Thespian. The movie is scheduled to be released
in September 2014.

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