2015 Nominee List Of The Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA)

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The Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) is a platform that projects, recognizes and reward talented stars and achievers who have made impact on African culture. Its also celebrates the development of the continent’s talent and creativity and artistry performances annually.

However, the nomination of 11th edition of the AMMA awards is out.The nominees for the The Africa Movie Academy Awards was revealed at a glitz event that took place in Los Angeles, California yesterday.

Celebrity guests present at the event include Omotola Jalade Ekeinde, Emem Isong, Kunle Afolayan, Chioma Chukwuka Akpotha, Patience Ozokwor, Fathia Balogun, OC Ukeje and several others, just to mention a few.

Kunle Afolayan’s ‘October 1′, Lancelot Oduwa Imasuen’s ‘Invasion 1897′, Frank Rajah’s ‘Iyore’, Tunde Kelani’s ‘Dazzling Mirage‘.

The AMMA awards will take place in South Africa, on Saturday, September 26, 2015.

See list of nominees:

EFERE OZAKO AMAA 2015 AWARD FOR BEST SHORT FILM
Stories of Our Lives ‘’Run’ – Kenya
Aissa’s Story – Nigeria
Gulped of the Blue Sea – Togo
Memoir of a Honest Voice- Sierra Leone
Twaaga – Burkina Faso

AMAA 2015 AWARD FOR BEST ANIMATION
The Throne – Nigeria
Alternative to Corporal Punishment – Namibia
The Legacies of Rubbies – Nigeria
Akorkoli – Ghana

AMAA 2015 AWARD FOR BEST DOCUMENTARY
Egypt Modern Pharaohs ‘Nasser’ – Egypt
The Dream of Shahrazad – South Africa
Nelson Mandela, The Myth and Me – South Africa
Beats of The Antonov – Sudan
The Supreme Price – Nigeria/USA

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OUSMANE SEMBENE AMAA 2015 AWARD FOR BEST FILM IN AN AFRICAN LANGUAGE
Timbuktu – Mauritania
Triangle Going to America – Ethiopia
Cheetanah – Nigeria
Juliet and Romeo – Burkina Faso
iNumber Number – South Africa

MICHAEL ANYIAM OSIGWE AMAA 2015 AWARD FOR BEST FILM BY AN AFRICAN LIVING ABROAD:
Gone Too Far – Nigeria/UK
Thorns of Roses (O Esphinho Da Rosa) – Guinea Bissau/Portugal
Fevers – France/Morocco
Affairs of the Heart – Nigeria/USA

AMAA 2015 AWARD FOR BEST DIASPORA SHORT
Sound of Tears – Canada
Hand to the Sky – USA
Calm – UK

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AMAA 2015 AWARD FOR BEST DIASPORA DOCUMENTARY
Jimmy Goes to Nollywood – USA/HAITI
The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution – USA
Bound: Africans VS African Americans – USA
Black Panther Woman – Australia

AMAA 2015 AWARD FOR BEST DIASPORA FEATURE
Under the Starry Sky – France
CRU – USA
Supremacy – USA

AMAA 2015 AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN PRODUCTION DESIGN
iNumber Number – South Africa
October 1 – Nigeria
Le President – Cameroun
Run – Cote d’Ivoire
Timbuktu – Mauritania

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AMAA 2015 ACHIEVEMENT IN COSTUME DESIGN
Dazzling Mirage- Nigeria
Run – Cote d’Ivoire
Njinga: Queen of Angola – Angola
October 1 – Nigeria
iNumber Number – South Africa

AMAA 2015 AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN MAKE-UP
Run – Cote d’Ivoire
Iyore – Nigeria
Silver Rain – Ghana
iNumber Number – South Africa
Njinga: Queen of Angola – Angola

AMAA 2015 AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN SOUNDTRACK
A Place in the Stars – Nigeria
Triangle Going to America – Ethiopia
Iyore – Nigeria
Njinga: Queen of Angola – Angola
Timbuktu – Mauritania

AMAA 2015 AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN VISUAL EFFECT
Invasion 1897 – Nigeria
Kpians – Nigeria
Run – Cote d’Ivoire
iNumber Number – South Africa
Triangle Going to America – Ethiopia

AMAA 2015 AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN SOUND
Lobraz Khan – Mauritius
Le President – Cameroun
Run – Cote d’Ivoire
Timbuktu – Mauritania
iNumber Number – South Africa

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AMAA 2015 AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN CINEMATOGRAPHY
Triangle Going to America – Ethiopia
iNumber Number – South Africa
Run – Cote d’Ivoire
Lobraz Khan – Mauritius
Timbuktu – Mauritania

AMAA 2015 AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN EDITING
October 1
iNumber Number
Triangle Going to America
Run
Timbuktu

AMAA 2015 AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN SCREEN PLAY
Le President
While You Slept
Timbuktu
Love or Something Like That
Run

AMAA 2015 AWARD FOR BEST COMEDY FILM
30 Days in Atlanta
Iya Alalake
Last Three Digits

AMAA 2015- BAYELSA STATE GOVERNMENT ENDOWED AWARD FOR BEST NIGERIAN FILM
Invasion 1897
Dazzling Mirage
October 1
Iyore
A Place in the Stars

AMAA 2015 AWARD FOR BEST CHILD ACTOR
Layla Walet Mohammed and Mehdi A.G Mohammed – Timbuktu
Joshua Ibrahim and Daniel Ibrahim- A Place in the Stars
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AMAA 2015 AWARD FOR BEST YOUNG/ PROMISING ACTOR
Demola Adedoyin – October 1
Vinjeru Kamanga – BELLA
Kemi Lala Akindoju – Dazzling Mirage
Hassan Spike Insingoma – Boda Boda Thieves
Chiedza Mhende – Love the one You Love

AMAA 2015 AWARD FOR BEST ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
Israel Makoe – iNumber Number
Paul Obazele – Iyore
Chumani Pan- Silver Rain
OC Ukeje – Love or Something Like That
Triangle Going to America.

AMAA 2015 AWARD FOR BEST ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
Hilda Dokubo – Stigma
Toulou Kiki – Timbuktu
Reina Salicoulibaly – Run
Prossy Rukundo – Boda Boda Thieves
Ama Amphofo – Devil in a Detail

AMAA 2015 AWARD FOR BEST ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE
Tony Kroroge – Cold Harbour
Sdumo Matshali – iNumber Number
Abdoul Kareem Konate – Run
Sadiq Daba – October 1
Gerard Essomba – Le President

AMAA 2015 AWARD FOR BEST ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE
Lesliana Pereira – NJINGA: Queen of Angola
Queen Nwokoye – Cheetenah
Aida Wang – Juliet and Romeo
Jocelyn Dumas –Silver Rain
Ini Edo – While You Slept

AMAA 2015 AWARD FOR BEST FIRST FEATURE FILM BY A DIRECTOR
Carey Mckenzie -Cold Harbour
Jenna Bass – Love the one you love
Destiny Ekeragha – Gone Too Far
Tawonga Taddja Nkhonjera – Bella

AMAA 2015 AWARD FOR BEST DIRECTOR
Theodros Teshome Kebede- Triangle Going to America – Ethiopia
Theo Nel – iNumber Number
Abderrahmane Sissako – Timbuktu
Phillipe Lacote – Run
Kunle Afolayan – October 1

AMAA 2015 AWARD FOR BEST FILM
Run – Cote d’Ivoire
Timbuktu – Mauritania
INumber Number – South Africa
Triangle Going to America – Ethiopia
October 1- Nigeria