Who are the winners of Movie Academy Awards 2016? Read the full list of winners in every category!
The 2016 Africa Movie Academy Awards ceremony was conducted on Saturday 11 June 2016 at the Obi Wali International Conference Center in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. The ceremony honored excellence among actors, directors, and writers in the film industry.
The awards night was hosted by Chris Attoh, Mike Ezuruonye and Kgopedi Lilokoe.
As usual, Nigerian movies and actors got most of the awards. Nana Obiri Yeboah's directed movie, “The Cursed One” saved Ghana from disgrace at this year’s Africa Movie Academy Awards.
Check out full list of winners in each category below:
AMAA 2016 Award for Best Short Film – Meet The Parents – Nigeria/Canada
BEST ANIMATION – The Pencil – Burkina Faso
BEST DOCUMENTARY – The Fruitless Tree –Niger
BEST DIASPORA SHORT – Across The Track – USA
AWARD FOR BEST FILM BY AN AFRICAN LIVING ABROAD – Lambadina – Ethiopia/USA BEST DIASPORA FEATURE – Ben & Ara – USA
BEST DIASPORA DOCUMENTARY – Agents of Change
ACHIEVEMENT IN COSTUME DESIGN – Eye of the Storm
ACHIEVEMENT IN PRODUCTION DESIGN – The Cursed One – Ghana play
ACHIEVEMENT IN MAKE-UP – Soldiers Stor
ACHIEVEMENT IN SOUNDTRACK – O-Town – Nigeria
ACHIEVEMENT IN VISUAL ARTS – Oshimiri – Nigeria
ACHIEVEMENT IN CINEMATOGRAPHY – The Cursed One
ACHIEVEMENT IN EDITING – Hear me Move AMAA 2016 play
AMAA 2016 ACHIEVEMENT IN SCREEN PLAY – Tell me Something Sweet
BEST FILM IN AN AFRICAN LANGUAGE – Missing God – Nigeria
BEST ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE – Abidine Dioari – Eye of the Storm
BEST ACTRESS IN SUPPORTING ROLE – Thishiwe Ziqubu – Tell Me Something Sweet BEST ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE – Daniel K Daniel – Soldiers Story
BEST ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE – Fulu Mugovhani – Ayanda
BEST FIRST FEATURE FILM BY A DIRECTOR – Beyond Blood – Greg Odutayo
LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD – Olu Jacobs and Joke Silva BEST FILM – Eye of the Storm – Burkina Faso
BEST DIRECTOR – Nana Obiri-Yaboah, Maximilian Clausse
BEST YOUNG / PROMISING ACTOR – Zubaidat Ibrahim Fagge – Dry
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