Popular Nigerian Comedian, AY’s movie, “30 Days in Atlanta” scored one of the highest nominations for the 3rd annual Golden Icons Academic Awards, GIAMA, scheduled for October 25, in Houston, Texas U.S.A.
According to reports, the movie garner a whooping 10 nominations.
Reacting to the feat, the Movie Producer Ayo Makun, popularly known as AY, said all the efforts put into making the movie paid off.
“I am so happy that the sleepless nights and days of shooting the movie in Nigeria and Atlanta is beginning to pay off.
“This is affirmation to the efforts put into the production of the movie and to celebrate the great team that worked with me on the project.
“The main idea was to recreate the Akpos Character on The AY Show’s `Who Wants to Be a Billionaire Segment’.
“It was also to establish the AY brand as an actor and a producer in the movie industry”.
The movie, ’30 Days in Atlanta’ chronicles the hilarious adventures of two cousins from Nigeria who are given a 30-day holiday package to Atlanta.
The nominations are:
Best Film (indigenous)
Best Film (comedy)
Best Comedic Act
Producer of The Year
Special Recognition awards for Hollywood Lynn Whitfield who also starred in the movie.
The movie features AY, Ramsey Noah, Mercy Johnson, RMD, Desmond Elliot, Majid Michel, Juliet Ibrahim, Ada Ameh, Rachel Oniga and Kesse Jabari.
Others included two American actors; Vivica Foxx and Karlie Redd.