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Welcome to AMC!

Welcome!


African Movie Channel (AMC) is a global player in the rapidly expanding African film industry which is now the second largest film industry in the world. African Movie Channel's 24-hour linear channel dedicated to the best Nollywood and African movies and series is available across 14 countries, and is one of the most popular channels in Africa.

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Dazzling Mirage - a film by TUNDE KELANI

Dazzling Mirage - by TUNDE KELANI

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Coming Soon

Dazzling Mirage is a movie and a movement. It aims to help raise awareness about the sickle cell condition and to help people make better informed decisions.

Dazzling Mirage is the story of a talented, beautiful young sickle-cell sufferer who overcomes social stigma, prejudice and her own low self-esteem, to achieve career success, marriage and motherhood.

The Dazzling Mirage cast include Kemi Lala Akindoju, Kunle Afolayan, Taiwo Ajai Lycett, Yomi Fash Lanso, Bimbo Manuel, Ayo Badmus, Tosin Bucknor .

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The Nollywood Phenomenon

Nollywood is the second largest film industry in the world. It produces circa 2,500 movies annually, and is extremely popular with Africans at home and the Diaspora, African-Americans, Afro-Caribbeans, and “African culture fans”.

Currently, Nollywood films significantly outsell Hollywood films in Nigeria and many countries in sub-Saharan Africa; they are available in even the most remote areas of the continent.

New forms of distribution include digital distribution pioneered by the African Movie Channel through its online high quality On-Demand services, and soon, via its Roku channel and iPad app.

African Movie Channel's 24-hour linear channel, AMC24, launched in May 2011, is available in more than 5 million homes across 14 countries. It is one of the most popular channels in Africa.

Nollywood movies are now regularly screened alongside mainstream movies in cinemas in Nigeria, Ghana, the UK and North America. Nollywood films are also receiving wider distribution as more and more Nigerian producers and directors are attending internationally acclaimed film festivals.

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Our Library

Our Library

The African Movie Channel has aggregated a rich content library of several thousands of the best African films from Nollywood, and other African motion picture houses. AMC also has hundreds of hours of popular award-winning African TV series, and other top quality African programs - talk shows, comedies, and more, from all over Africa.

Our movies include classics and award-winning films and major new and recent releases and blockbusters.All content are in English, or sub-titled in English.

We monetise our catalogue through new media formats like online downloads and streaming on a worldwide basis and television syndication.

AMC also licenses African content for TV broadcast all around the world, and for in-flight entertainment use; clients have included Gateway Broadcast, Modern Times Group, Afrotainment Channel in the USA, to mention just a few.

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SEPTEMBER 2014 Highlights
  • ROYAL TEARS
    2nd Tuesday 16:10 GMT

    Love, they say, is a beautiful thing. But what happens to that beautiful love when it faces opposition from family and loved ones? Starring Olu Jacobs, Van Vicker, Mercy Johnson. Prequel to Tears Of Hope

     

    TEARS OF HOPE
    3rd Wednesday 16:10 GMT

    Sequel To Royal Tears. Will the king (Olu Jacobs) ever forgive princess Olamma (Mercy Johnson) for going against his wishes by marrying Kasie (Van Vicker) who is poor? Will the love they share conquer all?.

     

    THE LAMB
    4th Thursday 16:20 GMT

    Prince Derek is heartbroken because the only woman that he loved got pregnant and died at childbirth. His kinsmen are demanding he get married but it is the furthest thing from his mind. Starring Mercy Johnson, Yul Edochie. Prequel to Weeping Child.

     

    KEEP ME ALIVE
    12th Friday 16:20 GMT

    Cosmos (Mike Ezuruonye) barters his sister Rosa (Tonto Dikeh) for his priceless bride Emili (Mercy Johnson) at the expense of Rosa's desire to be a Reverend sister..

     

    ACT OF FAITH
    14th Sunday 15:50 GMT

    A pastor's faith (Mike Ezuruonye) is tested when his pastor wife (Mercy Johnson) is raped by an armed robber and she becomes pregnant. The big question is, who is responsible for her pregnancy, her husband the pastor, or the armed robber?.
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    MILITARY ZONE

    20th Sunday 15:50 GMT

    Onyeabor (Nkem Owoh), a semi educated man is sacked from his place of work due to financial misconduct. Having no other means of survival he turns to a tout in a car park. Starring Nkem Owoh, Yul Edochie, Annie Macauley. Prequel To Zone 9.

     

    A DANCE FOR THE PRINCE
    20th Saturday 16:15 GMT

    Ugo reluctantly agrees to become leader of the land after the death of his father. He is required, as king to take a wife, the woman that wins the dance contest. Starring Patience Ozokwor, Yul Edochie, Mercy Johnson. Prequel to Save The Last Dance

     

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African Movie Channel's 24-hour linear channel is available on multiple TV platforms in more than 5 million homes across several African countries.

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The channel is dedicated to showing only the best quality movies and series from Nigeria’s Nollywood, and the best from the rest of Africa, and is designed to be offered on various TV platforms across the African continent and beyond.

One of the most popular channels in Africa!

AMC24 is the best channel of its kind there is, because over the years, AMC has built up significant experience from identifying desirable content, and has invaluable access to popular and compelling African content, and contacts in the African media industry.

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In the News...

AMC Launch

African Movie Channel Launches In Nigeria

 

UK based African Movie Channel (AMC), “the world’s first global channel dedicated to the best movies and series from Nigeria’s Nollywood, and the best from the rest of Africa“, held its official Nigeria launch at the Lagos Oriental Hotel, Lekki, Lagos on Sunday 11th August 2013.

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Startimes

African Movie Channel inks carriage deal with StarTimes

African Movie Channel (AMC) has signed a carriage agreement with African DTT operator StarTimes, which will see AMC launching on StarTimes' platform at the start of August.

AMC started in April 2006 as an on-demand service for Nollywood and other top quality African movies in the UK on the then Homechoice pay-TV platform, and evolved into a worldwide on-demand service a year later. This is still a core part of its business, in addition to programming sales to other broadcasters and in-flight entertainment providers; AMC launched its 24-hour linear TV channel in May 2011.

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AMC on Top TV

TopTV adds the African Movie Channel to line-up

 

South African satellite TV platform TopTV has added the African Movie Channel (AMC) to its premium offerings, bringing together quality content from Nollywood and across the continent.

"It is a real coup for TopTV that we have secured a channel of the calibre of AMC for our platform. We are confident that our subscribers will find value in the broadcast and picture quality and enjoy the 24-hour entertainment on offer," Eddie Mbala, interim chief executive, TopTV.

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Zuku Satelite TV

Zuku signs carriage agreement with the African Movie Channel

Zuku, the three-in-one service provider announced that it has signed a carriage agreement with the African Movie Channel (AMC). The deal will see Zuku screen Nollywood and other top quality African movies, and the ongoing agreement will see AMC launching on Zuku at the beginning of February (2012).

Nollywood movies are hugely popular with East African audiences, and the collaboration with AMC demonstrates Zuku’s ongoing commitment to provide content that matters to its subscribers.

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