Van Vicker nominated for 2 awards, set to direct fifth film
By Nigeria Movie Network
Africa’s leading actor, Van Vicker, who was recently nominated for two separate awards, is set to begin the shoot of his fifth film ‘LOST’ which will be released under his Sky + Orange production house.
Van Vicker has been nominated in this year’s much-anticipated 2012 edition of the Nollywood Academy Films Critics’ Awards (NAFCA) and the Nigerian Entertainment Awards (NEA), in the best male actor and achievement awards categories respectively.
Speaking from one of his movie sets, he said, “ It is a great honor to be nominated for these awards. I am truly humbled. We are hoping for the best. I believe I have given my all in the work I have done so far and winning these awards will continue to commemorate my efforts.”
Having won best actor in the ACRAG awards in 2008, Pan African creative actor in 2011, best African Caribbean actor in 2009, best actor African American in 2009 and nominated twice in the AMAA and Ghana movie awards (GMA) respectively, it is evident that Van Vicker is unstoppable and fans can only expect nothing but the best from the talented actor.
According to GhanaSuperstar, the multi talented worldwide household name, Van Vicker is currently about to direct his fifth movie titled “LOST”. Some of his previous productions under Sky + Orange Productions are Friday Night (08), Raj (10), The Hands of Time (Sept. 2012) and Joni Waka (Nov. 2012).
Emphasizing on the project ‘LOST’ Van outlined, “It is my career and my passion, I am giving it my all to make it work. This piece is more or less an epic modern kind of movie and Ghanaians will experience a never seen before action. I want to expose areas that have not been explored in the industry. I thank God for my fantastic production team and I know without a doubt that we will deliver.”
He continued to say that, the movie, ‘LOST’ will be out in December or early next year and fans should expect to see ‘a different movie’. The movie dubbed to be a blockbuster never seen before features Ghallywood and Nollywood stars.
Taking a look at the movies under Van Vicker’s belt as a director and producer, there is no doubt the talent embedded in this handsome actor is enormous.
The movie “Friday Night” which was released in 2008 got people talking about Van’s talent as a director, with arguments from critics in some sections of the industry asking if he could stand the test of time. Then came another “Raj” which silenced critics, with many giving the budding director thumbs up for a good job well done.
Van Vicker is Africa’s leading actor, according to Kevin Onuma of Nigeria Movie Network – in his article titled “The Story of Van Vicker”. He continued to say in his article that Van has advanced his skills and career in both film work and charity, just to name a few. He owns and manages two divisions of Sky + Orange: first an advertising agency and event management company, and the other division – a movie production firm for producing Van Vicker films; BabeTown, a popular unisex barber shop; and the Van Vicker Foundation, an outreach program for upcoming young artists.
For fans that have been waiting to experience Van Vicker’s talent as an actor and a director, the opportunity is finally here. The Ghanaian star and his production house, gears up for a world class premiere on the 3rdof August 2012, for his latest production “The Hands of Time” at the prestigious Silverbird Cinemas. There is much to be expected and lots of surprises. It is an event not to be missed.
Courtesy Nigeria Movie Network