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African Movie Channel

(AMC Movies)

...Distinctly African

African Movie Channel (AMC) is a 24-hour linear African movies and series channel offered on various TV platforms across the African continent and beyond.

It’s the world’s first global channel dedicated to showing only the best movies and series from the second largest motion picture industry in the world - Nigeria’s Nollywood, and the best from the rest of Africa.

African Movie Channel is best channel of its kind, because over the years, AMC has built up significant experience from identifying desirable content, and has invaluable access to popular and compelling African content that resonates with its audiences.

The channel launched on 1st May 2011, and plays out of the UK, with AMC’s technical partners, Advanced Broadcast Services (ABS) in London providing a fully managed playout service of the 24 hour channel; ABS are one of the largest playout and TV facilities companies in Europe.

African Movie Channel is the fastest growing channel in Africa, and has quickly become one of the most popular channels in Africa, already available in homes across several African countries.

AMC and it's sister channel AMC Series are available in Nigeria in over 15 million homes via StarTimes and StarSat, over 55 million Glo Mobile Telephone subscribers on Glo TV and 40 million Airtel Mobile Telephone subscribers on Airtel TV. We are also available in over 11 million homes in the UK via Freeview, in St. Maarten in the Caribbean via TelTV, in Guyana on Dream TV, and in other African countries via Africell TV in Sierra Leone, Gambia, Uganda, and Congo DRC; StarTimes in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Ghana, Mozambique, Ivory Coast, Congo DRC, Congo Brazzaville; StarSat in Tanzania, Uganda, Malawi, Rwanda, Kenya, South Africa; Azam TV in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Malawi, Rwanda, Ghana, Sierra Leone, Zimbabwe and Zuku in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Malawi, Zambia.

The channel is wholly owned by African Movie Channel Limited UK.

AMC Licensing

AMC globally distributes and exploits films across all formats including digital, home entertainment and television.

Over the years, AMC has evolved into a massive aggregator of compelling African content, and now boasts an extraordinary library of thousands of the best Nollywood and African films, and hundreds of hours of award-winning African drama series, making it undisputedly the largest African content aggregator in the business. AMC continues to sign content agreements with various partners, and is also involved in movie distribution arrangements with top African movie rights-owners and film production houses.

In October 2018, it launched a production division, AMC Original Productions, AMCOP, to develop and produce original movies and TV series. AMC has since added hundreds of hours of exclusively-owned movies, series, reality and lifestyle shows to its continuously expanding library.

It is involved in licensing both acquired and exclusively-owned content for TV broadcast and in-flight entertainment use the world over. Clients have included Swedish media giant, Modern Times Group, Afrotainment Group in the USA, IFE Services UK, and Skyline IFE in the UK.

African Movie Channel Series

(AMC Series)

…Bringing You Real African Drama

African Movie Channel Series (AMC Series) is a premium African entertainment channel showcasing the best and award-winning TV soaps, comedy and drama from Nigeria, peppered with some of the best series from the rest of Africa, 24 hours a day for the whole family. AMC Series together with AMC, provide the full package of unrivalled top-tier Nollywood and African TV programming.

Nolly Africa

Nolly Africa is a dedicated, 24-hour African movies and series channel, showing carefully curated classic and premium English and non-English language Nollywood movies, series and reality productions to viewers across sub-Saharan Africa..

The channel is currently available across Africa on Airtel TV and on FreeTV in Nigeria.