Some teenage filmmakers who focus mostly on sci-fi shorts in Kaduna ‘The Critics Company’ have been nominated for the Webby Awards for social media in the Art and Culture category.
They are also the first Nigerians to get nominated for this award alongside BBC Culture, National Museum of Women in the Arts, and Art Basel.
The award is presented by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS). The Webby Awards is the leading international award honouring excellence on the internet.
This year’s theme, “Webbys From Home” is due to the current COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown
The New York ceremony was canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic and will now take place via an Internet celebration on May 19.
In a tweet announcing their nomination, The Critics Company solicited for votes from Nigerians and fans.