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09.09.2018 Business & Finance

MTN Shortz Winners Receive Cash Prizes

By MyJoyOnline
MTN Shortz Winners Receive Cash Prizes
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Lost, a video by Jehoshaphat Kwame Agbee was the Overall Best Video in the MTN Shortz Challenge, an MTN Ghana initiative to help creative minds monetize their creativity.

He took home to go home with a GHC 15,000 at a colorful ceremony to award winners of the challenge at the MTN House, Ridge – Accra.

The initiative, which was launched in Ghana on the 8th of August, 2018 had nominees who entered the competition with short video contents which includes comedy, podcasts, animations, games and films.

The Kafui Danku, Nabil and Edem Kumordzi panel after scrutinizing all the 367 entries received submitted a list of winners to the organizers. Though the selection process was tedious, the panel delivered on their mandate.

Winners of the remaining categories are to receive a GHC 6,000 each.

Speaking at the event, Senior Manager, Products, Services and Marketing at MTN, Bless Sefenu Agordjo expressed delight about the response received after the challenge was launched.

He noted that, the MTN Shortz was a platform designed to empower customers digitally and serve as a reference point for them to access short video content like comedy, animation, podcast, games and films.

Mr. Agordjo said they also held workshops during the challenge to help content developers acquire the needed skills to produce competitive videos that can sell in the global space.

He congratulated all the winners for taking up the challenge to showcase their creativity.

"All the winning videos will be uploaded on the MTN Shortz portal to enable interested persons download" Mr. Agordjo added.

He urged all persons with creative abilities and talents to take advantage of the digital space, be innovative, showcase their good work and make money.

MTN Ghana after awarding the deserving content creators pulled up a surprise by adding a GHC 1000 each to the already stated amount.

Winners couldn’t hide their excitement as they ready their MTN Mobile money accounts for the transfer.

Below are the list of all the winners; Best games category – Mosquito Defense by Kwaku Tabiri


Games Category – Mosquito Podcast – Don’t be shy by Lady M


Best Animation – Child Trafficking by Barry Issah

Most Funny Video Category – Audition by DNA Multimedia


Most Trending on Social Media category – Respiration a street quiz by GHBuzz


Best short fine & Overall best video – lost Overall Best Video – Lost by Jehoshaphat Kwame Agbee

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