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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 now available in over 8.5 million homes in Nigeria via the StarTimes, StarSat TV platforms, and in other African countries on 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; Zuku in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Malawi, Zambia; and Kwese TV in Ghana, Rwanda and Zambia. Launch on TV platforms in the Caribbean and the USA are in the pipeline.

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.

It is involved in licensing these for TV broadcast and in-flight entertainment use the world over. Its clients include the Swedish media giant, Modern Times Group, The Afrotainment group of channels in the USA, and IFE Services in the UK.

AMC sources all movies and other content direct from the original master versions, thus guaranteeing exceptional technical quality.

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.

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 My TV’s “Free-to-View” subscription-FREE service and on FreeTV in Nigeria.