Winners At 2014 Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA)

The capital city of Bayelsa State, Yenagoa was a beehive of activities over this weekend as showbiz celebrities stormed the city for the 10th edition of the Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) which kicked off at 9:34pm yesterday, 24th May 2014.

The brains behind the prestigious awards, Peace Anyiam-Osigwe announced she will be stepping aside as the President of AMAA. It was a moment to recognize the works of late Amaka Igwe, who according to Peace Anyiam-Osigwe “died while doing something great for Nigeria”.

It was indeed a night of celebration and entertainment as the best in the movie sector were honoured with awards while showbiz stars like Timi Dakolo, Bez, J Martins, Edge, Ketshe and comedians Buchi, Funny Bone performed. Asides celebrities, also in attendance were top government functionaries.

Below are winners of the 2014 Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA):

Best Short Film – Dialemi

Best Animation – Khumba (South Africa)

Best Documentary – Hamu Beya(Mali) & Portraits of a Lone Farmer(Nigeria&Denmark)

Best Film(African Language) – B for Boy

Best Diaspora Short Film – Passage

Best Diaspora Documentary – Through The Lens Darkly(USA)

Best Diaspora Feature – Kingston Paradise(Jamaica)

Achievement In Production Design

Award – Northern Affair (Ghana)

Achievement In Costume Design – Ni Sisi(Kenya)

Achievement In Make-up – Once Upon
A Road Trip (South Africa)

Achievement in Soundtrack – Onye Ozi (Nigeria/UK)

Best Marketer – Okiki Films

Best Actress in a Leading Role – Clarion Chukwurah (Apaye)

Best Film – Of The Good Report
Special Jury Prize for Short Film – New Horizon

Joyce Banda Award for Film on Women Empowerment – B For Boy

Mandiba Award – Ni Sisi

Best Director – Jamil Quebeka (Of Good Report)

Best First Feature Film by a Director – Harikrishna & Sharvan Anenden
Special Jury Prize – Bob Manuel-Udokwu

Best Actor – Mothusi Magano (Of Good Report)

Best Actress in a Supporting Role
– Patience Ozokwor (After The Proposal)

Best Actor in a Supporting Role –
Thapelo Mofekeng (Felix)

Best Young Promising Actor -Petronella Tshuma (Of Good Report)

Best Child Actor – Lebohang Ntsane (Forgotten Kingdom)

Best Nigerian Film – Accident
Achievement in Screenplay – Of Good Report

Achievement in Editing – Potomanto

Achievement in Cinematography – The

Forgotten Kingdom
Achievement in Sound – The Forgotten Kingdom

Achievement in Visual Effects – A Mile From Home (Nigeria)

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