The #AMAA 2015 held yesterday in Port Elizabeth, South Africa turned out to be a massive one as Nigeria emerged winner in 6 categories. Other movies that turned out to be major winners are Timbuktu of Mauritania and 'Triangle going to America' of Ethiopia.
Below is the full of winners:
Best Animation - The Legacies of Rubbies (Nigeria)
Best Child Actor - "Layla Walet Mohammed and Mehdi A.G Mohammed - Timbuktu"
Best Nigerian film - 'October 1′ (Nigeria)
Best Documentary - Egypt Modern Pharaohs
Best Diaspora - 'Supremacy' (USA)
Best Short Film - "Twaaga - Burkina Faso"
Best Film/Picture - "Timbuktu - Mauritania"
Best Film By An African Living Abroad - Fevers (Morocco)
Best visual effect - INumber Number
Winner for Achievement In Make-up - "Njinga: Queen of Angola - Angola"
Winner for Achievement In Costume Design - "October 1 - Nigeria"
Achievement in sound - Lobraz Kaan (Mauritius)
Best achievement in soundtrack - 'Triangle Going to America' (Ethiopia)
Achievement in editing - Timbuktu
Best Comedy Film - 30 days in Atlanta - Nigeriia
Achievement In Screenplay - "Le President - Cameroun"
Best Actor in a Supporting Role - Samson Tadese (Triangle Going to America, Ethiopia)
Best Promising Actor - Joint award Kemi Lala Akindoju (Dazzling Mirage) and Hassan Spike (Boda Boda thieves)
Best Act in a supporting role - Hilda Dokubo (Nigeria)
Best supporting actress - Ama Amphofo
Best Actress in a leading role - Njinga, Queen of Angola
Best actor in a leading role - Sadiq Daba
Best First Feature Film By A Director - "Destiny Ekaragha - Gone Too Far"
Special Jury Prize - Le President (Cameroon) and Triangle: Going to America (Ethiopia)
Life achievement award - Tony Vander Heyden (Movie director/producer)
Posthumous award - Oronto Douglas
Other awards were:
Special recognition - Africa Magic (for support to the African movie industry), Kingsley Agoro was also specially recognised at the award ceremony.
Tony Elumelu announced as honorary advisor for Africa Movie Academy Awards.