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Ayanda, A Soldier’s Story & Fifty Receive 2016 AMAA Nods!!!

AMAA1Following the announcement of the 2016 AMAA nominations which took place on Sunday, May 15, 2016 at the Protea Hotel Ikeja, Lagos, movies such as  Ayanda, A Soldier’s Story and Fifty led nods in various categories.

The South African production directed by Sara Blecher earned 9 nominations in total for Production Design, Costume, Cinematography, Directing while Fifty and Soldier’s Story earned 5 and 4 respectively.

According to the President of the AMAA Jury 2016 Mr. Husseini Shaibu, “This task to African Cinema is over for now. May I on behalf of the Board of AMAA International Jurors commend the nominees for the 2016 edition of Africa’s global reward system for filmmakers. The Board of Jurors will meet in June 2016 to decide winners of each category”

Come Saturday 11th of June in the garden city of Port Harcourt, Rivers State, the awards proper will hold.

See the list of nominees below:

  1. 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 a Nigerian Couple – Nigeria
  1. 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
  1. AMAA 2016 AWARD FOR BEST DOCUMENTARY

1. My Fathers Funeral – Cameroon

  1. Nollywood – Nigeria
  2. Tchindas- Cape Verde
  3. The Fruitless Tree – Niger
  4. Runs ‘I too Seek The Horizon’ – Nigeria/UK
  5. Camera/Woman – Morocco
  1. 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
  1. 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
  1. AMAA 2016 AWARD FOR BEST DIASPORA SHORT
  1. Lines – USA
  2. Raptors – USA
  3. Across The Track – USA
  1. AMAA 2016 AWARD FOR BEST DIASPORA DOCUMENTARY
  1. Can You Dig This- USA
  2. America’s Blues – USA
  3. Spirits of Rebellion – USA
  1. 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
  1. 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
  1. AMAA 2016 ACHIEVEMENT IN COSTUME DESIGN
  1. Eye of the storm
  2. Oshimiri
  3. The Cursed One
  4. Ayanda
  5. Soldiers Story
  1. AMAA 2016 AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN MAKE-UP
  1. Oshimiri
  2. The Cursed One
  3. Missing God
  4. Soldiers Story
  1. 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
  1. 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
  1. 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
  1. 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
  1. 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
  1. 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
  1. 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
  1. 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
  1. 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. Odunlade Adekola – Taxi Driver
  5. Kenneth Nkosi – Ayanda
  6. Thomas Gumede- Tell Me Sweet Something
  1. 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
  1. 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
  1. 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
  1. 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
  1. 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
  1. 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

 

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