Haitan actor and model Jimmy Jean-Louis of the Phatz Girls , Sinking Sands fame has been announced as the main host of the 2012 African movie academy awards ( AMAA).
The 44 year-old thespian who recently received achievement award at the 20th edition of PAN African film festival is best known for his role as The Haitian on the NBC television series Heroes.
AMAA Awards nomination night where the nominees will be announced will hold in Banjul, Gambia on Saturday March 17, 2012.
African Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) received 328 entries from filmmakers across Africa , 88 short films, 57 documentaries, 43 entries from Africans in Diaspora, 6 animations and 134 features films.
The Main Award ceremony will hold April 22,2012.Follow @celebregion