On Monday, September 18th, 2023, Reach A Hand Uganda, in collaboration with a consortium of esteemed partners, including Next Media Services, unveiled the highly anticipated second edition of the iKon Awards at the prestigious Kampala Serena Hotel.
This exclusive event, attended by luminaries from the film and television industry, encompassing actors, directors, screenwriters, and dedicated partners of the iKon Awards, signals the commencement of the exciting build-up to the grand award gala set for March 23th, 2024, once again at the Kampala Serena Hotel.
Humphrey Nabimanya, the visionary founder of the iKon Awards, passionately addressed the gathering, reiterating the awards’ unwavering commitment to their mission of educating, connecting, and celebrating the immense talent within Uganda’s filmmaking community.
“I firmly believe that this platform not only nurtures talent but also raises the bar for filmmaking in Uganda. Our nation is endowed with exceptional talent, and it is imperative that we champion and support the creation of local content. This is an investment in our future,” he declared with conviction.
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The event also welcomed Joe Kigozi, the Chief Strategy Officer at Next Media Services and Chairman of the Board at Reach A Hand Uganda, who assured industry stakeholders of the Media Hub’s steadfast support for the Ugandan film industry.