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About Us

Learn A Bit More About the Ghana Academy of Film And Television Arts

Our Influence

gafta awards gaf

The Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) was rewarded with a citation from GAFTA for its support in the filming of His Majesty’s Sergeant.

Awards

GAFTA bestows awards upon individuals and institutions deemed to have played a part in positively impacting the Film Industry.

gafta influences media-related laws in ghana

The Development and Classification of Film Bill, 2016 (Act 935) is one example of a law that GAFTA helped to sway in its favour.

Laws

The Ghana Academy of Film and Television Arts has played a critical role in shaping media-related legislation in Ghana.

gafta workshops and seminars

A seminar organised on 1st June 2017 on Film Making dealt with variou topics ranging from Pre-Production to Film Distribution.

Workshops

GAFTA organises workshops and seminars to update and upgrade its members and the general public on current industry trends.

Who We Are

The Ghana Academy of Film and Television Arts (GAFTA) is a private, professional film organization dedicated to the advancement of excellence in the art, craft and science of the motion picture industry — film, television and new media. The Academy is made up of the following guilds and associations:

  1. Directors Guild of Ghana (DGG)
  2. Cinematographers Guild of Ghana (CGG)
  3. Art Directors’ and Designers’ Guild of Ghana (ADGG)
  4. Animators Guild of Ghana (AGG)
  5. Screen Writers Guild of Ghana (SWGG)
  6. Film and Television Production Facilitators Guild of Ghana (FTPFGG),
  7. Producers Guild of Ghana (PGG)
  8. Motion Picture Sound Guild of Ghana (MPSGG)
  9. Screen Editors Guild of Ghana (SEGG)
  10. Others (pending vetting)
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Guilds & Associations

250

Membership

16

Years In Existence

Executive Council of GAFTA President Jim Fara Awindor
President
Jim Fara Awindor

Founding Member.

Executive Council of GAFTA Vice President Yaw Boakye
Vice President
Yaw Boakye

Member since…

Executive Council of GAFTA General Secretary Koffi Zokko Nartey
General Secretary
Koffi Zokko Nartey

Member since…

Deputy General Secretary
Ramatu Dadzie

Member since…

Executive Council of GAFTA Organising Secretary Aseye Tamakloe
Organizing Secretary
Aseye Tamakloe

Member since…

Executive Council of GAFTA Secretary Teddy Sabutey
Secretary
Teddy Sabutey

Member since…

Executive Council of GAFTA Deputy Secretary Emmanuel Quist Haynes
Deputy Secretary
Emmanuel Quist-Haynes

Member since…

Executive Council of GAFTA Secretary Public Relations Officer George Bosompim
Public Relations Officer
George Bosompim

Member since…

Executive Council of GAFTA Communications Officer Emmanuel Apea
Communications Officer
Emmanuel Apea

Member since…

Deputy Communications Officer
Sidique Alhassan Abubakar

Member since…