The African Movie Academy Awards-The African Oscars

23 de junho de 2016

The African Movie Academy Awards, popularly known as AMAA and The AMA Awards (and fondly dubbed -‘The African Oscars’), are presented annually to recognize excellence of professionals in the film industry. Founded by Peace Anyiam-Osigwe in 2005 and run through the Africa Film Academy, the awards are aimed at honouring and promoting excellence in the African film making as well as uniting the African continent through arts and culture.

 Olu Jacob and his wife Joke Silva
Olu Jacob and his wife Joke Silva

The winners of the 12TH African Movies Award

The glamorous awards night held, on June 16th at Dr Obi Wali International Conference Centre, Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital.
See full list of winners below:

AMAA 2016 Award for Best Short Film – Meet The Parents – Nigeria/Canada

BEST ANIMATION – The Pencil – Burkina Faso

BEST DOCUMENTARY – The Fruitless Tree –Niger

BEST DIASPORA SHORT – Across The Track – USA

AWARD FOR BEST FILM BY AN AFRICAN LIVING ABROAD – Lambadina – Ethiopia/USA

BEST DIASPORA FEATURE – Ben & Ara – USA

BEST DIASPORA DOCUMENTARY – Agents of Change

ACHIEVEMENT IN COSTUME DESIGN – Eye of the Storm

ACHIEVEMENT IN PRODUCTION DESIGN – The Cursed One – Ghana play

ACHIEVEMENT IN MAKE-UP – Soldiers Story

ACHIEVEMENT IN SOUNDTRACK – O-Town – Nigeria

ACHIEVEMENT IN VISUAL ARTS – Oshimiri – Nigeria

ACHIEVEMENT IN CINEMATOGRAPHY – The Cursed One

ACHIEVEMENT IN EDITING – Hear me Move AMAA 2016 play AMAA 2016

ACHIEVEMENT IN SCREEN PLAY – Tell me Something Sweet

BEST FILM IN AN AFRICAN LANGUAGE – Missing God – Nigeria

BEST ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE – Abidine Dioari – Eye of the Storm

BEST ACTRESS IN SUPPORTING ROLE – Thishiwe Ziqubu – Tell Me Something Sweet

BEST ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE – Daniel K Daniel – Soldiers Story

BEST ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE – Fulu Mugovhani – Ayanda BEST

FIRST FEATURE FILM BY A DIRECTOR – Beyond Blood – Greg Odutayo

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD – Olu Jacobs and Joke Silva

BEST FILM – Eye of the Storm – Burkina Faso

BEST DIRECTOR – Nana Obiri-Yaboah, Maximilian Clausse

BEST YOUNG / PROMISING ACTOR – Zubaidat Ibrahim Fagge – Dry

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