Sunday, 21 April 2013

Full list of AMAA award winners 2013...

The 9th Africa Movie Academy Award was held in Yenegoa, Bayelsa State in Nigeria, yesterday the 20th of April 2013. This year's edition was tagged 'AFRICA ONE'. It was hosted by Nigerian Comedian Ayo Makun (AY) and British/Ghaniah television presenter and Actress Ama K. Abebrese.
AMAA is usually called Africa's Oscars and notable entertainers all over Africa graced the awards with show stopping outfits.

Below is a complete list of the award winners...

  • Best Actor in a leading role - Justice Esiri for Assasins Practice 
  • Best Actress in a leading role - Florence Masebe for Elelwani
  • Best Actor in supporting role - Gabriel Afolayan for Hoodrush
  • Best Actress in supporting role - Hermelinda Cimela for Virgin Magaride
  • Best promising actor - Belinda Effah for Kokoma
  • Best promising actor (joint winner) - Joseph Wairimu for Nairobi Half Time
  • Best Child Actor - The Ugandan
  • Best Director - Niji Akanni for Heroes and Zeroes
  • Best Screenplay - Heroes and Zeroes
  • Lifetime achievement award - Pete Edochie, Eddie Ugboma, Ositadinma Okeke, Tunde Kelani, Ayuko Badu
  • Special Recognition of Pillars of Nollywood @ 20 - EmemIsong, Kanayo O. Kanayo, Kennneth Okonkwo, and Film/Video Producers and Marketers Association of Nigeria (FVPMAN)
  • Best Film by an African Abroad -Last Flight to Abuja by Oby Emelonye (UK/Nigeria)
  • Best Documentary - Fueling Poverty (Nigeria)
  • Best Short Film - Akosua Adoma Owusu by Kwaku Ananse (Ghana)
  • Best Nigerian Film - Confusion na wa by Kenneth Gynang
  • Best Costume Design - Blood and Henna
  • Best Achievement in Production Design - Elelwani
  • Best Achievement in Make-Up - The Meeting
  • Best Achievement in Visual Effects - The Twin Sword
  • Best Diaspora Feature - Stones in the Sun (Haiti/USA)
  • Best Diaspora Documentary - Fa Do Brasil (Brasil/Guatamela)
  • Best Animation - Adventure of Zambezia (South Africa)
  • Best Achievement in Sound - Nairobi Half Life (Kenya)
  • Best Achievement in Soundtrack - The Last Fishing Boat (Malawi)
  • Best Achievement in Cinematography - Uhlanga, The Mark
  • Best Achievement in Editing - Heroes and Zeroes 
  • Best Achievement for Lighting - Moi Zaphira
  • Best Picture - Confusion na wa by Kenneth Gyang
  • Best Film in an African Language - Moi Zaphira (Burkina Faso)
  • Special Jury Award - Ninah's Dairy (Cameroon)
Jab Congratulates all the winners and urges them to keep on doing the good work and more awards awaits them...Cheers


  1. Wow! So Heros and Zeros made Nigeria so proud........big ups to Konga studios!

  2. Heroes & Zeros: What a film! I know it'll make Naija Proud.