Organisers of Kumawood Awards threaten to sue Adom TV

Entertainment of Wednesday, 27 January 2016



Samdakus 2016Samuel Darko, CEO of Kumawood Multimedia

Kumawood and Akoben Film Festivals (KAFF) Awards has been a highly-patronized event since its commencement in 2011.

However, last Saturday 23 rd January 2016, the KAFF Awards hit an all-time low as organisers of the awards have threatened to take legal action against Adom TV a subsidiary of Multimedia Group Ltd. for gross impertinence shown to them.

Isaac Rockson, Communication Strategists for KAFF in an interview with at the event grounds, said the management of Adom TV has breached the contract it signed with them in 2014.

It will be recalled that on 4th December 2014, Adom TV happily announced a long-term partnership with Kumawood Multimedia (SamDackus Initiative) to organise, highlight and improve the Kumawood Akoben Movie Awards which has been expanded to the Kumawood Akoben Film Festival and Awards (KAFFA).

In 2014, the awards event was organised by Kumawood Multimedia (SamDackus Initiative) and Adom TV (MultiTV) with support from major stakeholders of the film industry at Golden Tulip, Kumasi. But with regards to the 2015 Edition, Adom TV was nowhere to be found at the event grounds, leaving room for speculations.

This has infuriated the management of KAFF Awards who are threatening to sue the television station for breaching the contract without prior notice. Fans of KAAF Awards have expressed grave concern over why Adom TV was not part of the 2015 edition after agreeing to work with the organisers for a long term.

Isaac Rockson in an interview with descended heavily on management of Adom TV, demanding an official apology or sues Multi Media entirely.

“Adom TV signed a contract with us for 3 years, they were part of the organisation before the date was postponed to 23rd January, but pulled out without notifying us and is a complete gross insolence,” he stressed.