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2013 African Movie Academy Awards Nominations Announced

Shadow and Act By Courtney | Shadow and Act March 16, 2013 at 3:17PM

Hot off the presses! You'll recognize several of these films, as we've covered them in previous posts; like Kwaku Ananse, Fuelling Poverty, Stones In The Sun, Woolwich Boys, Last Flight To Abuja, Virgin Magarida, Nairobi Half Life, and more.
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Hot off the presses! You'll recognize several of these films, as we've covered them in previous posts; like Kwaku Ananse, Fuelling Poverty, Stones In The Sun, Woolwich Boys, Last Flight To Abuja, Virgin Magarida, Nairobi Half Life, and more.

The full list of nominees below.

The African Movie Academy Awards (AMAA), the continent's most prestigious awards for filmmakers announced the 2013 nominees at a ceremony hosted by Her Excellency President Joyce Banda in Lilongwe, Malawi, at an exclusive ceremony attended by celebrities, government officials and capitals of industry from Africa and the rest of the world.

The nominees:

AMAA 2013 Prize For Best Short Film

1. Dead River - Tim Huebschle: Namibia

2. Elegy For A Revolutionary - Paul van Zyl: South Africa

3. Yellow Fever -  Ngendo Mukii: Kenya

4. Kwaku Ananse - Akosua Adoma Owusu: Ghana

5. Nhamo - Eunice Chiweshe Goldstein : Zimbabwe

6. Big Daddy - Chris Ihidero : Nigeria

7. Release - Sofia de Fay: South Africa

8. Burnt Forest - Zippy Kimundu : Kenya


AMAA 2013 Prize For Best Documentary

1. Fuelling Poverty : Nigeria

2. Gun To Tape : Kenya

3. Swimming The Zambezi : South Africa

4. Give Me Back My Home : Kenya

5. The African Cypher Fly On The Wall: South Africa


AMAA 2013 Prize For Best Diaspora Feature

1. Against The Grain : United States

2. Between Friends: Trinidad / Tobago

3. Stones In The Sun : Haiti / United States


AMAA 2013 Prize For Best Diaspora Documentary

1. Fan Do Brasil : Brazil / Guatamela

2. My Thiero Boys : United States

3. Red, White, Black And Blue : United States


AMAA 2013 Prize For Best Animation

1. Tageni’s Dol : Namibia

2. Adventure Of Zambezia : South Africa

3. Mission Impossible : Nigeria

4. Oba : Nigeria

5. Lion Of Judah : South Africa


AMAA 2013 Prize For Best Film By An African Abroad

1. Turning Point : United States / Nigeria

2. Assasins Practice : United Kingdom / Nigeria

3. Last Flight To Abuja: United Kingdom / Nigeria

4. Bianca : United States / Nigeria

5. Woolwich Boys : United Kingdom / Nigeria


AMAA 2013 Prize For Achievement In Production Design

1. Virgin Magarida

2. Elelwani

3. The Twin Sword

4. The Contract

5. Blood And Henna

6. Okoro The Prince


AMAA 2013 Prize For Achievement In Costume Design

1. Twin Sword

2. Elelwani

3. Virgin Magarida

4. Blood And Henna

5. The Meeting

6. Cobweb


AMAA 2013 Prize For Achievement In Make:up

1. The Meeting

2. Twin Sword

3. Elelwani

4. Ninah’s Dowry

5. Okoro The Prince

6. Uhlanga, The Mark


AMAA 2013 Prize For Achievement In Soundtrack

1. Journey To Self

2. Okoro The Prince

3. The Last Fishing Boat

4. Hoodrush

5. Nairobi Half Life

6. The Twin Sword


AMAA 2013 Prize For Achievement In Visual Effects

1. Okoro The Prince

2. The Twin Sword

3. Elelwani

4. Last Flight To Abuja

5. Uhlanga, The Mark

6. Awakening


AMAA 2013 Prize For Achievement In Sound

1. Last Flight To Abuja

2. Streets Of Calabar

3. Hereos And Zereos

4. Zama Zama

5. Virgin Magarida

6. Nairobi Half Life


AMAA 2013 Prize For Achievement In Cinematography

1. Virgin Magarida

2. Nairobi Half Life

3. Uhlanga, The Mark

4. Swirl In Bamako

5. The Twin Sword

6. Elelwani


AMAA 2013 Prize For Achievement In Editing

1. Last Flight To Abuja

2. The Contract

3. Elelwani

4. Nairobi Half Life

5. Uhlanga The Mark

6. Hereos And Zereos


AMAA 2013 Prize For Achievement In Lightning

1. Zama Zama

2. The Flower Girl

3. Moi Zaphira

4. Elelwani

5. Uhlanga The Mark


AMAA 2013 Prize For Achievement In Screenplay

1. The Contract

2. Ninah’s Dowry

3. Hereos And Zereos

4. Alan Poza

5. Blood And Henna

6. Zama Zama


AMAA 2013 Prize For Best Nigerian Film

1. Blood And Henna

2. Hereos And Zereos

3. The Meeting
4. Confusion Na Wa

5. The Twin Sword

6. Kokomma

7. Okoro The Prince


AMAA 2013 Prize For Best Film In An African Language

1. Moi Zaphira : Burkina Faso

2. Elelwani : South Africa

3. The Last Fishing Boat : Malawi

4. Nairobi Half Life : Kenya

5. Blood And Henna : Nigeria

6. Sherifa : Togo

7. Kokomma: Nigeria


AMAA 2013 Prize For Best Child Actor

1. Cobweb

2. The Ugandan

3. Imbabazi, The Pardon

4. Ninah’s Dowry

5. Swirl In Bamako

6. Salimatu Traore (moi Zaphira)


AMAA 2013 Prize For Best Promising Actor

1. Belinda Effah : Kokomma

2. Sumela Maculuva : Virgin Magarida

3. Joseph Wairimu : Nairobi Half Life

4. Shonelo Mbutho : Ulanga The Mark

5. Karoumwi Olakunle : The Twin Sword


AMAA 2013 Prize For Best Actor In A Supporting Role

1. Gabriel Afolayan : Hoodrush

2. Ali Nuhu : Blood And Henna

3. Olwenya Maina : Nairobi Half Life

4. Alfred Atungu : Twin Sword

5. Ikponmwosa Gold : Confusion Na Wa


AMAA 2013 Prize For Best Actress In A Supporting Role

1. Hermelinda Cimela : Virgin Magarida

2. Patience Ozokwo : Turning Point

3. Linda Ejiofor : The Meeting

4. Crista Eka : Ninah’s Dowry

5. Foluke Daramola : Cobweb


AMAA 2013 Prize For Best Actor In A Leading Role

1. Oc Ukeje : Alan Poza

2. Bimbo Manuel : Hereos And Zereos

3. Lindani Nkosi : Zama Zama

4. Justus Esiri : Assasins Practice

5. Hlomla Dandala : The Contract

6. Femi Jacobs : The Meeting

7. Amurin Wumnembom : Ninah’s Dowry


AMAA 2013 Prize For Best Actress In A Leading Role

1. Yvonne Okoro : The Contract

2. Florence Masebe : Elelwani

3. Mariam Ouedraogo : Moi Zaphira

4. Rita Dominic : The Meeting

5. Mbutung Seikeh : Ninah’s Diary

6. Flora Suya : Last Fishing Boat


AMAA 2013 Prize For Best Director

1. Kenneth Gyang : Confusion Na Wah

2. Shemu Joyah : Last Fishing Boat

3. Shirley Frimpong Manso: Contract

4. Niji Akanni : Hereos And Zeroes

5. David Kitounga : Nairobi Half Life

6. Ntshavheni Wa Luruli : Elelwani


AMAA 2013 Prize For Best Film

1. Nairobi Half Life : Kenya

2. Ninah’s Dowry : Cameroon

3. Last Fishing Boat : Malawi

4. Virgin Margarida : Mozambique

5. Elelwani : South Africa

6. Last Flight To Abuja : Nigeria

7. Confusion Na Wa : Nigeria



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