Full List of Winners at the 13th AMA Awards

The Africa Movie Academy Awards, popularly known as AMAA and The AMA Awards, held it’s 13th edition on the 15th of July, 2017. The annual event was attended by numerous media representatives, celebrities, politicians, journalists, actresses and actors. Hosted by Nse Ikpe-Etim (Fifty, Stalker, The Visit), the prestigious event held at the Eko Hotels, Victoria Island, Lagos State.

The AMA Awards are held to recognize, honour and promote excellence in the African movie industry. It also serves to unite the continent through arts and culture. The highest winners were Félicité (with 6 awards), Vaya (3 awards) and ’76 (3 awards). Félicité is a Grand Prix award-winner directed by Alain Gomis (Aujourd’hui, L’afrance) starring Véro Tshanda Beya Mputu, Gaetan Claudia, and Papi Mpaka.

See below for the complete list of winners:

Véro Tshanda Beya Mputu
Best Actress In Leading Role – Félicité

Papi Mpaka
Best Actor In Supporting Role – Félicité

Angélique Kidjo
Best Actress In Supporting Role – The CEO

Félicité
Best Film

Félicité
Best Film In African Language

Akin Omotoso
Best Director – Vaya

West Indies Gang
Best Diaspora Feature

’76
Best Nigerian Film

While We Live
Best Film By An African Abroad

Three Wise Men
Best Comedy

Daouda Coulibaly
Best First Film by a Director – Wùlu

Jawher Soudani
Best Actor In Leading Role – The Last of Us

Madina Nalwanga
Best Young Actor – Queen of Katwe

A Place For Myself
Best Short Film

Got Flowers
Best Animation

A Place in the Plane
Best Short Film

90 Days
Best Diaspora Short Film

Vaya
Best Achievement In Sound

’76
Best Achievement In Production

Vaya
Best Screenplay

Nkem Owoh
Lifetime Achievement

Wùlu
Best Visual Effects

Mama Colonel
Best Documentary

Queen of Katwe
Best Costume Design

Kbela
Best Diaspora Short Film

The Last of Us
Best Cinematography

Félicité
Best Editing

Félicité
Best Soundtrack

Oloibiri
Best Make Up

’76
Best Production Design

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