Monday, April 22, 2013

Nollywood Domination! View the Full List of Winners at the African Movie Academy Awards 2013


chioma Akpotha

The 9th edition of the African Movie Academy Awards was held in Yenegoa, Bayelsa on Saturday, April 20, 2013, with the theme – ‘Africa One’. The classy event hosted by Ama K. Abebrese and saw in attendance some of the nominees as well as some of the known faces in the African entertainment industry including Chioma Akpotha, Femi Jacobs, Banky W, Linda Ejiofor, Jude ‘Engees’ Okoye, Rita Dominic, AY Makun, Waje and many more.
With Nollywood movies dominating the nominations, it was no surprise that Nollywood movies won most of the categories. The AMAA 2013 prize for Best Film went to a Nigerian movie, “Confusion Na Wa”.
Check out some photos from the event and keep checking Entertainment Royale for the official photos.

Femi Jacobs Linda Ejiofor
From “The Meeting”Linda Ejiofor, Femi Jacobs & Jennifer Alegieuno (Make-up)
Rita Dominic
Rita Dominic
And the winners of the 2013 AMAA’s are…
  • Best Short FilmKwaku Ananse – Akosua Adoma Owusu (Ghana)
  • Best DocumentaryFuelling Poverty (Nigeria)
  • Best Diaspora Feature - Stones In The Sun (Haiti / United States)
  • Best Diaspora Documentary - Fan Do Brasil (Brazil / Guatamela)
  • Best Animation - Adventure Of Zambezia (South Africa)
  • Best Film By An African Abroad - Last Flight To Abuja (United Kingdom / Nigeria)
  • Achievement In Production Design - Elelwani (South Africa)
  • Achievement In Costume Design - Blood And Henna (Nigeria)
  • Achievement In Make-up - The Meeting (Nigeria)
  • Achievement In Soundtrack - The Last Fishing Boat (Malawi)
  • Achievement In Visual Effects - The Twin Sword (Nigeria)
  • Achievement In Sound - Nairobi Half Life (Kenya)
  • Achievement In Cinematography - Uhlanga, The Mark (South Africa)
  • Achievement In Editing - Hereos And Zeroes (Nigeria)
  • Achievement In Lightning - Moi Zaphira (Burkina Faso)
  • Achievement In Screenplay - Hereos And Zeroes (Nigeria)
  • Best Nigerian Film - Confusion Na Wa (Nigeria)
  • Best Film In An African Language - Moi Zaphira (Burkina Faso)
  • Best Child Actor - The Ugandan (Uganda)
  • Best Promising Actor - Joseph Wairimu for “Nairobi Half Life” (Kenya)
  • Best Promising Actress - Belinda Effah for “Kokomma” (Nigeria)
  • Best Actor In A Supporting Role - Gabriel Afolayan for “Hoodrush” (Nigeria)
  • Best Actress In A Supporting Role - Hermelinda Cimela for “Virgin Magarida” (Mozambique)
  • Best Actor In A Leading Role - Justus Esiri for “Assasins Practice” (Nigeria)
  • Best Actress In A Leading Role - Florence Masebe for “Elelwani” (South Africa)
  • Best Director - Niji Akanni for “Hereos And Zeroes” (Nigeria)
  • Best Film - Confusion Na Wa (Nigeria)
  • Lifetime Achievement Awards - Tunde Kelani | Chief Eddi Ugboma | Sir Ositadinma Okeke Oguno (Ossy Affason) | Ayuko Badu | Chief Pete Edochie
  • Film/Video Producers and Marketers Association of Nigeria (FVPMAN) Special Jury Award - Ninah’s Dairy (Cameorun)
  • Special Recognition of Pillars of Nollywood @ 20 - Emem Isong | Kanayo O. Kanayo | Kenneth Okonkwo
AMAA 2013

Photo Credit: Instagram | National Mirror

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