Award Categories

The competition awards will be in the underlisted categories. Each Category Winner receives the ANANSEFEST Statuette, certificate, sponsors’ products.

  • Ananse (Best Actor)
  • Okonore (Best Actress)
  • Ntikuma (Best Supporting Actor)
  • Anansewaa (Best Supporting Actress)
  • Anansegoro (Best Movie)
  • Anansentintan (Best Directing)
  • Anansentama (Best Costume)
  • Anansekrataa (Best Script)
  • Anansesem (Best Story)
  • Anansemma (Best School)

The general public would vote for the Top Five (5) nominees in each category at the end of eight (8) weeks of airing on TV.

A recap of the actions of the Top five (5) nominees of each category would be played back on TV. Each category would be allocated a 30-minute airtime on TV.

The Best Five (5) in each Award Category qualify for the ANANSEFEST Awards Ceremony.


What People Say

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Anansefest will enearth the hidden talent in the children and help them discover future profession in the creative arts.

Ms CharlotteAddo, Nifa Senior High
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It is a welcome development that the potentials of the individual students are now being nurtured through Anansefest and we intend to partake in subsequent competitions by Ananseman Play House.

Ms Cecila Appiah, Krobo Girls
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National development depends on the youth and Anansefest is helping to showcase the talents of the students and youth while who will be future leaders.

Mrs. Felicia Koree, Chemu Senior High
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Our drama group was invited to participate in the Anansefest competition and we found it really informative and exciting.

Accra Girls High School.
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Anansefest has shifted the focus of the youth from vices and cultism to seeing that they also could be shining stars.

Nifa Senior High

Ananseman News


This workshop organized for the various instructors of the participating schools and members of Team ANANSEFEST was aimed at exchanging ideas on how to train young people in filmmaking. There was a presentation by Füsun Eriksen-Director of Buster Copenhagen International Film Festival.

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The much awaited launch which was held at the Exhibition Hall of the National Theatre was attended by over 300 persons, the event was chaired by Mr. Nat Nunoo Amarteyfio and honoured by Dr. Bernice Heloo (Deputy Minister for Environment, Science, Technology and Information).

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24 June 2011

Ananseman Playhouse, the producers of Ghana's first ever National Students’ Film Festival have had their maiden awards night at the British Council Hall on the 24th of June, 2011. The awards night was held after the thirteen weeks of screening on GTV.

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