Ama K. Abebrese To Host AMAA Awards With Dakore And Comedian AY

67929627_898032Ama K. Abebrese and Nigeria’s Dakore Egbuson and comedian AY, will host this year’s African Movie Academy Awards, officials say.

The ceremony will be held on April 20, in the Yenagoa capital of Bayelsa State, Nigeria. The star-studded roaster is sure to bring the edition alive.

Designed to celebrate and honour filmmakers and other professionals in the industry across Africa and in the Diaspora, the AMAA has come to be known as Africa’s most prestigious motion picture award ceremony.

FULL LIST OF NOMINATIONS

AMAA 2013 PRIZE FOR BEST SHORT FILM
DEAD RIVER – NAMIBIA
ELEGY FOR A REVOLUTIONARY- SA
YELLOW FEVER – KENYA
KWAKU ANANSE– GHANA
NHAMO– ZIMBABWE
BIG DADDY – NIGERIA
RELEASE- SOUTH AFRICA
BURNT FOREST- KENYA

AMAA 2013 PRIZE FOR BEST DOCUMENTARY
FUELLING POVERTY – NIGERIA
GUN TO TAPE- SOUTH AFRICA
SWIMMING THE ZAMBEZI – SOUTH AFRICA
GIVE ME BACK MY HOME – KENYA
THE AFRICAN CYPHER FLY ON THE WALL- SOUTH AFRICA

AMAA 2013 PRIZE FOR BEST DIASPORA FEATURE
AGAINST THE GRAIN -USA
BETWEEN FRIENDS- TRINIDAD TOBAGO
STONES IN THE SUN- HAITI/USA

AMAA 2013 PRIZE FOR BEST DIASPORA DOCUMENTARY
FAN DO BRASIL (BRAZIL/GUATAMELA)
MY THIERO BOYS (USA)
RED, WHITE, BLACK AND BLUE (US)

AMAA 2013 PRIZE FOR BEST ANIMATION
TAGENI’S DOL- (NAMIBIA)
ADVENTURE OF ZAMBEZIA– (SOUTH AFRICA)
MISSION IMPOSSIBLE – (NIGERIA)
OBA – (NIGERIA)
LION OF JUDAH (SOUTH AFRICA)

AMAA 2013 PRIZE FOR BEST FILM BY AN AFRICANS ABROAD
TURNING POINT – USA/NIGERIA
PRACTICE – UK/NIGERIA
LAST FLIGHT TO ABUJA– UK/NIGERIA
BIANCA – USA/NIGERIA
WOLWICH BOYS – UK/NIGERIA

AMAA 2013 PRIZE FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN PRODUCTION DESIGN
VIRGIN MAGARIDA
ELELWANI
THE TWIN SWORD
THE CONTRACT
BLOOD AND HENNA
OKORO THE PRINCE

AMAA 2013 PRIZE FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN COSTUME DESIGN
TWIN SWORD
ELELWANI
VIRGIN MAGARIDA
BLOOD AND HENNA
THE MEETING
COBWEB

AMAA 2013 PRIZE FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN MAKE-UP
THE MEETING
TWIN SWORD
ELELWANI
NINAH’S DOWRY
OKORO THE PRINCE
UHLANGA, THE MARK

AMAA 2013 PRIZE FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN SOUNDTRACK
JOURNEY TO SELF
OKORO THE PRINCE
THE LAST FISHING BOAT
HOODRUSH
NAIROBI HALF LIFE
THE TWIN SWORD

AMAA 2013 PRIZE FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN VISUAL EFFECTS
OKORO THE PRINCE
THE TWIN SWORD
ELELWANI
LAST FLIGHT TO ABUJA
UHLANGA, THE MARK
AWAKENING

AMAA 2013 PRIZE FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN SOUND
LAST FLIGHT TO ABUJA
STREETS OF CALABAR
HEREOS AND ZEREOS
ZAMA ZAMA
VIRGIN MAGARIDA
6NAIROBI HALF LIFE

AMAA 2013 PRIZE FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN CINEMATOGRAPHY
VIRGIN MAGARIDA
NAIROBI HALF LIFE
UHLANGA, THE MARK
SWIRL IN BAMAKO
THE TWIN SWORD
ELELWANI

AMAA 2013 PRIZE FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN EDITING
LAST FLIGHT TO ABUJA
THE CONTRACT
ELELWANI
NAIROBI HALF LIFE
UHLANGA THE MARK
HEREOS AND ZEREOS

AMAA 2013 PRIZE FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN LIGHTNING
ZAMA ZAMA
THE FLOWER GIRL
MOI ZAPHIRA
ELELWANI
UHLANGA THE MARK

AMAA 2013 PRIZE FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN SCREENPLAY
THE CONTRACT
NINAH’S DOWRY
HEREOS AND ZEREOS
ALAN POZA
BLOOD AND HENNA
ZAMA ZAMA

AMAA 2013 PRIZE FOR BEST NIGERIAN FILM
BLOOD AND HENNA
HEREOS AND ZEREOS
THE MEETING
CONFUSION NA WA
THE TWIN SWORD
KOKOMMA
OKORO THE PRINCE

AMAA 2013 PRIZE FOR BEST FILM IN AN AFRICAN LANGUAGE
MOI ZAPHIRA – BURKINA FASO
ELELWANI (SOUTH AFRICA)
THE LAST FISHING BOAT (MALAWI)
NAIROBI HALF LIFE (KENYA)
BLOOD AND HENNA – NIGERIA
SHERIFA – TOGO
KOKOMMA- NIGERIA

AMAA 2013 PRIZE FOR BEST CHILD ACTOR
THE AMAA ADMIN WILL PROVIDE THE NAMES OF THE SPECIFIC CHILD ACTORS THAT HAVE BEEN NOMINATED IN THIS CATEGORY AND THAT CAN BE LOOKED UP ON THE WEBSITE. BUT THE FILMS THAT PRODUCED THE BEST CHILD ACTORS ARE-
COBWEB
THE UGANDAN
IMBABAZI, THE PARDON
NINAH’S DOWRY
SWIRL IN BAMAKO
SALIMATU TRAORE (MOI ZAPHIRA)

AMAA 2013 PRIZE FOR BEST PROMISING ACTOR
BELINDA EFFAH – KOKOMMA
SUMELA MACULUVA – VIRGIN MAGARIDA
JOSEPH WAIRIMU – NAIROBI HALF LIFE
SHONELO MBUTHO – ULANGA THE MARK
KAROUMWI OLAKUNLE – THE TWIN SWORD

AMAA 2013 PRIZE FOR BEST ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
GABRIEL AFOLAYAN – HOODRUSH
ALI NUHU – BLOOD AND HENNA
OLWENYA MAINA – NAIROBI HALF LIFE
ALFRED ATUNGU – TWIN SWORD
IKPONMWOSA GOLD – CONFUSION NA WA

AMAA 2013 PRIZE FOR BEST ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
HERMELINDA CIMELA – VIRGIN MAGARIDA
PATIENCE OZOKWO – TURNING POINT
LINDA EJIOFOR – THE MEETING
CRISTA EKA – NINAH’S DOWRY
FOLUKE DARAMOLA – COBWEB

AMAA 2013 PRIZE FOR BEST ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE
OC UKEJE – ALAN POZA
BIMBO MANUEL – HEREOS AND ZEREOS
LINDANI NKOSI – ZAMA ZAMA
JUSTUS ESIRI – ASSASINS PRACTICE
HLOMLA DANDALA – THE CONTRACT
FEMI JACOBS – THE MEETING
AMURIN WUMNEMBOM – NINAH’S DOWRY

AMAA 2013 PRIZE FOR BEST ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE
YVONNE OKORO – THE CONTRACT
FLORENCE MASEBE – ELELWANI
MARIAM OUEDRAOGO – MOI ZAPHIRA
RITA DOMINIC – THE MEETING
MBUTUNG SEIKEH – NINAH’S DIARY
FLORA SUYA – LAST FISHING BOAT

AMAA 2013 PRIZE FOR BEST DIRECTOR
KENNETH GYANG – CONFUSION NA WAH
SHEMU JOYAH – LAST FISHING BOAT
SHIRLEY FRIMPONG MANSO- CONTRACT
NIJI AKANNI – HEREOS AND ZEROES
DAVID KITOUNGA – NAIROBI HALF LIFE
NTSHAVHENI WA LURULI – ELELWANI

AMAA 2013 PRIZE FOR BEST FILM
NAIROBI HALF LIFE (KENYA)
NINAH’S DOWRY (CAMEROUN)
LAST FISHING BOAT – (MALAWI)
VIRGIN MARGARIDA (MOZAMBIQUE)
ELELWANI (SOUTH AFRICA)
LAST FLIGHT TO ABUJA (NIGERIA)
CONFUSION NA WA (NIGERIA)

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