As a consistent supporter of entertainment, arts and culture, MTN Nigeria sponsored the award category for Best Short Film/Online Video of the just concluded Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards (AMVCA) for the third consecutive year. This aligns with the brand’s commitment to digital and cultural innovation, and African excellence.

Written, directed and produced by Kaghor Idhebor, the award winning short film, Broken Mass was lauded for its compelling narrative and exceptional performances, capturing the attention of both the audience and the jury with its powerful storytelling and impressive visual execution.

For winning the Best Short Film/Online Video award, MTN rewarded Kaghor Idhebor with N1 million cash, MTN broadband router and lots of other goodies. The award is a significant achievement for the filmmaker and his team, as it signals their creative excellence in the film industry.

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Broken Mass portrays the psychological impact of child molestation from a father’s perspective, drawing inspiration from Nigerian painter and sculptor, Ben Enwonwu for the main character played by Richard.

Expressing his gratitude, Kaghor Idhebor stated, “Winning this award is a tremendous honour. Broken Mask is a project close to my heart, and I am thrilled that it has resonated with so many people. I thank my team, AMVCA organisers and MTN for their support and for providing a platform that celebrates and uplifts African storytellers.” 

Commenting on his company’s commitment to Nigerian entertainment, Emamoke Ogoro, General Manager, Brand & Communication, MTN Nigeria, said: “Broken Mask is a testament to the creativity and ingenuity that defines African cinema, and we congratulate Kagho Idhebor on this well-deserved win.”

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