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Check out the full AMAA 2016 Awards Nomination Lists.

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Check out the full AMAA 2016 Awards Nomination Lists.

The African Movie Academy Awards, popularly known as AMAA and the  AMA Awards, fondly dubbed ‘The African Oscars’, are presented annually to recognize excellence of professionals in the film industry. Founded by Peace Anyiam-Osigwe and run through the Africa Film Academy, the awards are aimed at honouring and promoting excellence in the African movie industry as well as uniting the African continent through arts and culture. The award presentation is attended by numerous media executives, celebrities, politicians, journalists, actresses and actors from all across the world.

The African Movie Academy Awards, popularly known as AMAA and the  AMA Awards, fondly dubbed ‘The African Oscars’, are presented annually to recognize excellence of professionals in the film industry. Founded by Peace Anyiam-Osigwe and run through the Africa Film Academy, the awards are aimed at honouring and promoting excellence in the African movie industry as well as uniting the African continent through arts and culture. The award presentation is attended by numerous media executives, celebrities, politicians, journalists, actresses and actors from all across the world.

The AMA awards are widely considered to be Africa’s most important film event and the most prestigious film award in Africa. The 2016 AMAA awards is set to hold on June 11 2016 in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria. Details and updates on the event can be followed online on www.ama-awards.com.

Here is the complete list of the AMAA 2016 nominees: –

 

EFERE OZAKO AMAA 2016 AWARD FOR BEST SHORT FILM

1. Encounter – Nigeria

2. Le Chemin – Cote De Voire

3. Blood Taxi – Nigeria

4. Meet The Parents – Nigeria/Canada

5. Nourah The Holy Light – Burkina Faso

6. Ireti – Nigeria

7. Life of Nigerian Couple – Nigeria

– AMAA 2016 AWARD FOR BEST ANIMATION

1. The Pencil – Burkina Faso

2. The Peculiar Life of a Spider – Ghana

3. Funsie Fast Fingers – Nigeria

4. Lazare Sie Pale – Burkina Faso

– AMAA 2016 AWARD FOR BEST DOCUMENTARY

1. My Fathers Funeral – Cameroon

2. Nollywood – Nigeria

3. Tchindas- Cape Verde

4. The Fruitless Tree – Niger

5. Runs ‘I too Seek The Horizon’ – Nigeria/UK

6. Camera/Woman – Morocco

– OUSMANE SEMBENE AMAA 2016 AWARD FOR BEST FILM IN AN AFRICAN LANGUAGE

1. Brotherhood Eye – Mali

2. Bala Bala Sese – Uganda

3. Missing God – Nigeria

4. Cursed Treasure – Ghana

5. Wako – Uganda

6. Daggers of Life (Agbe Fe Akumehewo) – Ghana

 

– MICHAEL ANYIAM OSIGWE AMAA 2016 AWARD FOR BEST FILM BY AN AFRICAN LIVING ABROAD

1. Lambadina – Ethiopia/USA

2. Skinned – Liberia/USA

3. LAPD African Cop – USA/Nigeria

4. Boxing Day – USA/Nigeria

5. MONA – Nigeria/UK

 

– AMAA 2016 AWARD FOR BEST DIASPORA SHORT

1. Lines – USA

2. Raptors – USA

3. Across The Track – USA

 

– AMAA 2016 AWARD FOR BEST DIASPORA DOCUMENTARY

1. Can You Dig This- USA

2. America’s Blues – USA

3. Spirits of Rebellion – USA

 

– AMAA 2016 AWARD FOR BEST DIASPORA FEATURE

1. America Is Still the Place – USA

2. Ben & Ara – USA

3. Luv Don’t Live Here

– USA – AMAA 2016 AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN PRODUCTION DESIGN

1. The Cursed One – Ghana

2. Soldiers Story – Nigeria

3. Ayanda- South Africa

4. Missing God – Nigeria

5. Out of Luck- Nigeria

– AMAA 2016 ACHIEVEMENT IN COSTUME DESIGN

1. Eye of the storm

2. Oshimiri

3. The Cursed One

4. Ayanda

5. Soldiers Story

– AMAA 2016 AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN MAKE-UP

1. Oshimiri

2. The Cursed One

3. Missing God

4. Soldiers Story

– AMAA 2016 AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN SOUNDTRACK

1. O-Town – Nigeria

2. Tell Me Sweet Something – South Africa

3. The Cursed One – Ghana

4. Hear me Move – South Africa

5. Le Pagne- Niger

– AMAA 2016 AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN VISUAL EFFECT

1. Hear me Move – South Africa

2. Oshimiri – Nigeria

3. Stupid Movie – Nigeria

4. House Arrest – Uganda

5. Soldiers Story – Nigeria

– AMAA 2016 AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN SOUND

1. Eye of the Storm- Burkina Faso

2. Fifty – Nigeria

3. The Cursed One – Ghana

4. Behind Closed Doors – Morocco

5. Falling – Nigeria

6. Rebecca- Ghana

– AMAA 2016 AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN CINEMATOGRAPHY

1. The Cursed one

2. Eye of the Storm

3. Ayanda

4. Tell me Sweet Something

5. Fifty

– AMAA 2016 AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN EDITING

1. Behind Closed Doors

2. Rebecca

3. The Cursed One

4. Eye of the Storm

5. Hear me Move

– AMAA 2016 AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN SCREEN PLAY

1. The Cursed One

2. Tell me Sweet Something

3. The Visit

4. Eye of the Storm

5. Beyond Blood

– AMAA 2016- RIVERS STATE GOVERNMENT ENDOWED AWARD FOR BEST NIGERIAN FILM

1. Beyond Blood

2. Dry

3. Fifty

4. Missing God

5. Falling

6. O’Town

– AMAA 2016 AWARD FOR BEST YOUNG/ PROMISING ACTOR

1. Nyanso Dzedze – Hear Me Move

2. Ophelia Klenam Dzidzornu – The Cursed One

3. Zubaidat Ibrahim Fagge – Dry

4. Ifu Ennada – O’Town

5. Eve Esin – Oshimiri

 

– AMAA 2016 AWARD FOR BEST ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

1. Joseph Otsiman – The Cursed One

2. Uti Nwachukwu – Breathless

3. Abidine Dioari – Eye of the Storm

4. Adeolu Adekola – Taxi Driver

5. Kenneth Nkosi – Ayanda

6. Thomas Gumede- Tell Me Sweet Something

 

– AMAA 2016 AWARD FOR BEST ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

1. Thishiwe Ziqubu – Tell me Sweet Something

2. Maureen Okpoko – Missing God

3. Ijeoma Grace Agu – Jimi Bendel/ Taxi Driver

4. Bontte Modiselle – Hear Me Move

5. Nthati Moshesh – Ayanda

6. Linda Ejiofor– Out of Luck

 

– AMAA 2016 AWARD FOR BEST ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE

1. Oris Erhuero – The Cursed One

2. OC Ukeje – Ayanda

3. Fragass Assande – Eye of the Storm

4. Masego ‘Maps’ Maponyane – Tell me Sweet Something

5. Daniel k. Daniel – Soldiers Story

6. Biuferi Yakoubi – La Pagne

 

– AMAA 2016 AWARD FOR BEST ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE

1. Zineb Odeib – Behind Closed Doors

2. Adesua Etomi- Falling

3. Fulu Mugovhani – Ayanda

4. Maimouna N’Daiye – Eye of the Storm

5. Iretiola Doyle, Dakore Egbuson, Nse Ikpe Etim, Omoni Oboli – Fifty

6. Nomzamo Mbatha – Tell me Sweet Something

 

– AMAA 2016 AWARD FOR BEST FIRST FEATURE FILM BY A DIRECTOR

1. MONA – Anthony Abuah

2. Beyond Blood – Greg Odutayo

3. 8 Bars and a Clef- Chioma Onyenwe

– AMAA 2016 AWARD FOR BEST DIRECTOR

1. Nana Obiri-Yeboah – The Cursed One

2. Biyi Bandele- Fifty

3. Sekou Toure- Eye of the Storm

4. Sara Blecher- Ayanda

5. Moussa Hamadou Djingarey- La Pagne

6. Stephanie Linus – Dry

7. Akin Omotoso – Tell me Sweet Something

8. Mohammed Ahed Bensouda – Behind Closed Doors

– AMAA 2016 AWARD FOR BEST FILM

1. The Cursed One – Ghana

2. Fifty – Nigeria

3. Eye of the Storm – Burkina Faso

4. Ayanda – South Africa

5. La Pagne- Niger

6. Dry – Nigeria

7. Tell me Sweet Something- South Africa 8. Behind Closed Doors- Morocco

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SOURCE: NAIJ.COM

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