The Ghana Academy of Film and Television Arts is an umbrella organisation dedicated to the pursuance of excellence in the Film and Television Industries. Find out more about how you can become a member by joining one of GAFTA.org’s Guilds and Associations.
The Ghana Academy of Film and Television Arts was legally formed in 2001 to seek out its mandates to maintain a high standard of professional practice; preserve and protect intellectual interests of all filmmakers in Ghana..
GAFTA’s mandates are carried out through the interactions of The Governing Board,Executive Council, Guilds and Associations, Standing Committees and Electoral College.
This is obtained indirectly by belonging to one of its guilds and associations or through other merit-based types of membership including Corporate, Honorary, Associate and Affiliate Members as well as Fellows and Students.
In its pursuit of excellence for the Ghanaian Film Industry, GAFTA has taken on a number of initiatives and collaborative projects resulting in the presenting of awards, the passing of laws and screenings of productions that are worthy of note.