Shots fired! "Ghana Movie Awards is a big joke" – Yvonne Nelson

The actress in a tweet stated that she have heeded to the advice from her crew not to submit her work for nomination.

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Ghanaian actress, Yvonne Nelson has observed that the annual Ghana Movie Awards is a big joke.

READ MORE: > "Beasts of No Nation" wins big at Ghana Movie Awards 2015

The actress in a tweet stated that she have heeded to the advice from her crew not to submit her work for nomination. According to her, awards are “meaningless and pointless”.


It will be recalled that Ms Nelson who produced If Tomorrow Never Comes protested the nomination of Beasts of No Nation on the basis that the piece was a foreign production.

John Dumelo at Ghana Movie Awards play

John Dumelo at Ghana Movie Awards


She argued that the budget of a Hollywood movie cannot be compared to Ghanaian movies and so will be unfair for the movie to be nominated.

READ MORE: > ‘Beast of No Nations’ grabs 15 nominations at Ghana Movie Awards 2015

Beasts of No Nation however received fifteen nominations and swept most of the awards for the categories under which it was nominated at the 2015 edition.

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