About us

The Nigerian Oscar Selection Committee (NOSC), registered under the laws of the Federal republic of Nigeria as “The Oscar Selection Association of Nigeria” is a cultural organization whose mission is to recognize and celebrate the art of cinema by showcasing Nigerian films and filmmakers to the Academy Awards, popularly known as the Oscars for the category of Best Foreign Film. 

The committee is to submit and represent the feature Nigerian film at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Awards, popularly know as the Oscars. 

Our Objectives

NOSC core objectives in short-medium and long term includes:

  • To represent Nigeria at the Academy of Motion Picture and Sciences Award (Oscars).
  • To screen, select and submit films that satisfies the eligibility rules for the International Feature Film category at the Oscars awards.
  • To grow a successful and well-organized committee and to showcase local, regional and national talent including actors, writers, directors, producers and prominent industry professionals.
  • To build audiences for Nigerian and international films and to encourage an awareness and appreciation of the diversity of talent working in the feature film sector.
  • To provide unique opportunities for our audience to develop a deeper understanding and appreciation of the art of film, both Nigerian and international, through encounters with artists and professionals connected to the film industry.
  • To increase the networking talent and human capacity development opportunities for local, regional, indigenous and visible independent writers, directors and producers.


Positioning the creative industry on its critically acclaimed level of intellectual and creative discourse