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African Movie Channel

(AMC Movies)


...Distinctly African

African Movie Channel (AMC) is a 24-hour linear African movies and series channel offered on various TV platforms across the African continent and beyond.

It’s the world’s first global channel dedicated to showing only the best movies and series from the second largest motion picture industry in the world - Nigeria’s Nollywood, and the best from the rest of Africa.

African Movie Channel is best channel of its kind, because over the years, AMC has built up significant experience from identifying desirable content, and has invaluable access to popular and compelling African content that resonates with its audiences.

The channel launched on 1st May 2011, and plays out of the UK, with AMC’s technical partners, Advanced Broadcast Services (ABS) in London providing a fully managed playout service of the 24hour channel; ABS are one of the largest playout and TV facilities companies in Europe.

African Movie Channel is the fastest growing channel in Africa, and has quickly become one of the most popular channels in Africa, already available in more than 5 million homes across several African countries.

Notable TV platforms carrying African Movie Channel include StarTimes in Nigeria, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Mozambique, Burundi and Rwanda; StarSat in Nigeria, Kenya and South Africa; Zuku in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Malawi and Zambia; Azam TV in Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, and Rwanda; Montage Cable Network in Nigeria; and Bamba TV in Kenya.

Mobile TV and Siyaya’s Freevision/MYTV both in South Africa will launch before the end of Q4 2015, with AMC in their channel line-ups. Launch on TV platforms in the Caribbean and the USA are in the pipeline.

The channel is wholly owned by African Movie Channel Limited UK.

AMC Licensing


AMC globally distributes and exploits films across all formats including digital, home entertainment and television.

Over the years, AMC has evolved into a massive aggregator of compelling African content, and now boasts an extraordinary library of thousands of the best Nollywood and African films, and hundreds of hours of award-winning African drama series, making it undisputedly the largest African content aggregator in the business.

It is involved in licensing these for TV broadcast and in-flight entertainment use the world over. Its clients include the Swedish media giant, Modern Times Group, The Afrotainment group of channels in the USA, and IFE Services in the UK.

AMC sources all movies and other content direct from the original master versions, thus guaranteeing exceptional technical quality.

AMC continues to sign content agreements with various partners, and is also involved in movie distribution arrangements with top African movie rights-owners and film production houses.

African Movie Channel Series

(AMC Series)


…Bringing You Real African Drama

African Movie Channel Series (AMC Series) is a premium African entertainment channel showcasing the best and award-winning TV soaps, comedy and drama from Nigeria, peppered with some of the best series from the rest of Africa, 24 hours a day for the whole family. AMC Series together with AMC, provide the full package of unrivalled top-tier Nollywood and African TV programming.

AMC On-Demand (Coming Soon...)


…bringing Home to your Home

The African Movie Channel has been delivering the best new and classic Nollywood and African movies On-Demand 24/7 at full-screen TV quality to worldwide audiences since 2006.

AMC On-Demand will be available online, on iPad, mobile, and on TV via a Roku box very soon. Viewers will have unlimited access to thousands of movies and TV episodes and would be able to watch On-Demand what they want, anywhere and at any time on multiple devices.