AMAA 2016 – Full List Of Winners

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This year’s Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA 2016) was hosted in Port Harcourt at Dr Obi Wali International Conference Centre on June 11.

Of the 24 awards given in the course of the ceremony, Nigeria’s Nollywood carted away 10 awards, South Africa’s movie industry followed with 5 awards, Burkina Faso’s film industry also showed its steady growth, leaving with 4 awards and Ghana’s Ghollywood clinched three of the awards.

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The Full List of AMAA 2016 Winners is Found 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

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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

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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

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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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