Delectable actress, Stephanie Okereke-Idahosa, has been appointed a member of The African Audio-Visual Award (TAVA) 2012 jury. She will join a board of juror that will decide winners of the awards slated for July 29 at the National Theatre, Iganmu, Lagos.
Also joining the jury is Director of the Goethe Institute, Mr. Marc-Andre Schmachtel. Of the over 106 entries from across Africa, only 96 qualified for the Academy while 55 films were selected from a careful scrutiny that followed, Okechukwu Ogunjiofor, TAVA President and founder, said in a statement.
In its fourth edition, the usual purple carpet champagne soiree will precede the award proper. The purple carpet event will commence at 3pm. The 2012 edition is sponsored and supported by Africa Magic, YES International Magazine, High Society, Entertainment/Sunday Express, WakaAbout, Brandisplay (Outdoor/Bill boards), Wazobia FM, Cool FM, Nigeria Info, Nigeria Galleria, Discop, Balancing Act UK, Media source Africa, Inside out Media, Venus Media, White Stone Cinema, Diamond Groove, R-Wells Media, Golden Heritage.
In a related development, the award organisers have released nominations for the award. The categories include Most Outstanding Feature Film, Most Outstanding Short Film, Most Outstanding Indigenous Film and Most Outstanding Television Programme and Documentary. True Citizens and The House are the two films in nomination for the most outstanding feature film.