Fritz Awards is a platform that recognises excellence in motion and film industry locally, continentally and globally.

The award is named in honour of Friedrich Christian Anton “Fritz” Lang, Austrian-German-American Filmmaker, Screenwriter and Film Producer.

Aside the many qualities that stood him out among his peers including tenacity, doggedness and the drive for excellence, he is noted to be the first filmmaker to feature a black person in his movie.


Within Nollywood and the African continent, there abounds a wide array of awards for excellence in the film industry with criteria, selection and finally recognition left entirely to the audience, where the highest number of votes determines the winner of such awards.

This is against the backdrop that nominees can solicit for and get votes irrespective of skill or ability in the award category they are.

There are also individuals, organisations and movies that have contributed enormously to the growth of the film industry that cannot but be appreciated and recognized for their immense contributions.

Hence, Fritz Awards was born to bring about prestige, high integrity and excellence in recognizing individuals, organisations and movies who have contributed immensely to the growth of the film industry globally, continental and locally.

This it intends to do through a very rigorous nomination process by a painstaking assessment and selection by an impeccable line-up of Jury comprising seasoned individuals who have excelled in their industries of specialisation.


Fritz Awards seeks to be the foremost platform rewarding creativity, excellence, ingenuity and hard work in the film industry globally, continentally and locally.

To be the most credible awards platform within and without Nigeria in the film industry through its processes, credibility and recognitions.

To promote the film making industry within Nigeria, Africa and the world.