Nigeria Shines at AMAA Award 2016

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Full list of winners at 2016 Africa Movie Academy Awards

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AMAA 2016

The 2016 edition of Africa Movie Academy Awards, AMAA happened on Saturday, June 11 at the Obi Wali International Conference Center in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. As usual it was well attended by Nigerian movies and actors who walked home with most awards with other African countries winning few. The 12th edition of the wards organised to recognize and honour, actors, film directors and producers in the African film industry was hosted by Chris Attoh, Mike Ezuruonye and Kgopedi Lilokoe. 
Nana Yeboah’s directed movie, “The Cursed One” saved Ghana from disgrace at this year’s Africa Movie Academy Awards
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Check out full list of winners below: 

EFERE OZAKO AMAA 2016 AWARD FOR BEST SHORT FILM 

1. Encounter – Nigeria 

2. Le Chemin – Cote De Voire 

3. Blood Taxi – Nigeria 

4. Meet The Parents – Nigeria/Canada – WINNER 

5. Nourah The Holy Light – Burkina Faso 

6. Ireti – Nigeria 

7. Life of Nigerian Couple – Nigeria 

AMAA 2016 AWARD FOR BEST ANIMATION 

1. The Pencil – Burkina Faso – WINNER 

2. The Peculiar Life of a Spider – Ghana 

3. Funsie Fast Fingers – Nigeria 

4. Lazare Sie Pale – Burkina Faso 

AMAA 2016 AWARD FOR BEST DOCUMENTARY 

1, My Fathers Funeral – Cameroon 

2. Nollywood – Nigeria 

3. Tchindas- Cape Verde 

4. The Fruitless Tree – Niger — WINNER 

5. Runs ‘I too Seek The Horizon’ – Nigeria/UK 

6. Camera/Woman – Morocco 

OUSMANE SEMBENE AMAA 2016 AWARD FOR BEST FILM IN AN AFRICAN LANGUAGE 

1. Brotherhood Eye – Mali 

2. Bala Bala Sese – Uganda 

3. Missing God – Nigeria – WINNER 

4. Cursed Treasure – Ghana 

5. Wako – Uganda 

6. Daggers of Life (Agbe Fe Akumehewo) – Ghana 

MICHAEL ANYIAM OSIGWE AMAA 2016 AWARD FOR BEST FILM BY AN AFRICAN LIVING ABROAD 

1. Lambadina – Ethiopia/USA – WINNER 

2. Skinned – Liberia/USA 

3. LAPD African Cop – USA/Nigeria 

4. Boxing Day – USA/Nigeria 

5. MONA – Nigeria/UK 

AMAA 2016 AWARD FOR BEST DIASPORA SHORT 

1. Lines – USA 

2. Raptors – USA 

3. Across The Track – USA – WINNER 

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AMAA 2016 AWARD FOR BEST DIASPORA DOCUMENTARY 

1. Can You Dig This- USA 

2. America’s Blues – USA 

3. Spirits of Rebellion – USA — WINNER 

AMAA 2016 AWARD FOR BEST DIASPORA FEATURE 

1. America Is Still the Place – USA 

2. Ben & Ara – USA – WINNER 

3. Luv Don’t Live Here – USA 

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AMAA 2016 AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN PRODUCTION DESIGN 

1. The Cursed One – Ghana – WINNER 

2. Soldiers Story – Nigeria 

3. Ayanda- South Africa 

4. Missing God – Nigeria 

5. Out of Luck- Nigeria 

AMAA 2016 ACHIEVEMENT IN COSTUME DESIGN 

1. Eye of the storm (Burkina Faso) – WINNER 

2. Oshimiri 

3. The Cursed One 

4. Ayanda 

5. Soldiers Story 

AMAA 2016 AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN MAKE-UP 

1. Oshimiri 

2. The Cursed One 

3. Missing God 

4. Soldiers Story – WINNER 

AMAA 2016 AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN SOUNDTRACK 

1. O-Town – Nigeria – WINNER 

2. Tell Me Sweet Something – South Africa 

3. The Cursed One – Ghana 

4. Hear me Move – South Africa 

5. Le Pagne- Niger 

AMAA 2016 AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN VISUAL EFFECT 

1. Hear me Move – South Africa 

2. Oshimiri – Nigeria — WINNER 

3. Stupid Movie – Nigeria 

4. House Arrest – Uganda 

5. Soldiers Story – Nigeria 

AMAA 2016 AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN SOUND 

1. Eye of the Storm- Burkina Faso 

2. Fifty – Nigeria — WINNER 

3. The Cursed One – Ghana 

4. Behind Closed Doors – Morocco 

5. Falling – Nigeria 

6. Rebecca- Ghana
AMAA 2016

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