The Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) has declared Hon. Steve Oluseyi Ayorinde as President of the Jury for the year 2020 distinctions.
Steve Ayorinde has been the Chairman of the Governing Council for AMAA for more than ten years, a pioneer individual from the Academy, who has been with the Academy for a very long time.
The head of jury for the 2020 version of the honor is the prompt past Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture in Lagos State, Nigeria. He prior filled in as the Commissioner for Information and Strategy when he was confirmed by Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, previous Governor of Lagos State on 19 October 2015.
He is additionally viewed as one of Nigeria’s best-eminent film and workmanship pundits, who has served on the Juries for a portion of the world’s most perceived film celebrations and grants, for example, the Toronto International Film Film Festival, Cannes Film Festival, Berlin International Film Festival and Mumbai International Film Festival. He is getting back from a vacation of 4 years to his typical circuit which is the entertainment world. This is the second time he would be the President of the AMAA Jury.
Coordinators of AMAA in an assertion endorsed by the author, Ms. Harmony Anyiam-Osigwe noticed that the year 2020 has been a convincing and fascinating year with the COVID-19 pandemic which has contrarily affected the innovative and the travel industry area worldwide.
The assertion added that AMAA can’t think about a more prepared character that can grasp what the entertainment world is experiencing right now than Mr. Ayorinde, who is required to rouse movie producers across Africa and the Diaspora in a period when the business needs motivation.