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The 13th edition of the African Movie Academy Awards was held last night at the Eko Hotel in Lagos...

See full list of Nominees & Winners below:


THE NOMINEES FOR THE EFERE OZAKO AMAA 2017 AWARD FOR BEST SHORT FILM ARE:

1. Bout – Nigeria

2. On Monday Last Week – Ghana/USA

3. A Place for Myself – Rwanda

4. Silence - Nigeria

5. Kieza - Angola

6. Yemoja: Rise of the Orisa- Nigeria/UK

7. Marabout – Senegal

8. A Place in the Plane – Senegal

WINNER: IT IS A JOINT AWARD AND THE AWARD GOES TO: ‘A PLACE FOR MYSELF’ (RWANDA) AND ‘A PLACE IN THE PLANE’ (SENEGAL)

THE NOMINEES FOR THE AMAA 2017 AWARD FOR BEST ANIMATION ARE:

1. Black Barbie – Ghana

2. Got Flowers - Nigeria

3. Gyrow – Nigeria

4. Pull – Nigeria

WINNER: AND THE WINNER IS ‘GOT FLOWERS’ – (NIGERIA)


THE NOMINEES FOR THE AMAA 2017 AWARD FOR BEST DOCUMENTARY ARE:

1. Legacy Of The Hills – Mali

2. Makoko: Future Afloat - Nigeria

3. House in the Field – Morocco

4. Vivre Riche – Cote D’Ivoire

5. House of Nwapa – Nigeria

6. Mama Colonel – DRC

7. The African Who Wanted To Fly – Gabon

8. La Colere Dans Le Vent (Anger in the Wind) - Niger

WINNER: AND THE AWARD FOR THE AMAA 2017 BEST DOCUMENTARY GOES TO- ‘MAMA COLONEL’ – DRC-CONGO


THE NOMINEES FOR THE OUSMANE SEMBENE AMAA 2017 AWARD FOR BEST FILM IN AN AFRICAN LANGUAGE ARE:

1. Logun Ofe - Nigeria

2. Call Me Thief – South Africa

3. Félicité – Senegal

4. Vaya – South Africa

WINNER: AND THE AWARD GOES TO ‘Félicité’ – SENEGAL


THE NOMINEES FOR THE MICHAEL ANYIAM OSIGWE AMAA 2017 AWARD FOR BEST FILM BY AN AFRICAN LIVING ABROAD ARE:

1. Saving Dreams – Nigeria/Canada

2. While We Live – Burkina Faso/Sweden

3. Theory of Conflict- Nigeria/USA

4. A Mile in My Shoes – Morocco/Canada

5. Hell’s Fury- Nigeria/USA

WINNER: AND THE AWARD GOES TO: ‘WHILE WE LIVE’ – BURKINA FASO/SWEDEN


THE NOMINEES FOR THEAMAA 2017 AWARD FOR BEST DIASPORA SHORT ARE:

1. Kbela – Brazil

2. Ca$h Out – USA

3. The Tale of Four – Curacao

4. 90 Days - USA

WINNER: AND IT IS A JOINT AWARD. AND THE AWARD GOES TO ’90 DAYS’ (USA) AND ‘KBELA’ (BRAZIL)


THE NOMINEES FOR THE AMAA 2017 AWARD FOR BEST DIASPORA DOCUMENTARY ARE:

1. 13th - USA

2. Les heritiers du Vietnam (Martinique)

3. Horace Tapscott, Musical Griot – USA

WINNER: AND THE AWARD FOR THE AMAA 2017 AWARD FOR BEST DIASPORA DOCUMENTARY GOES TO ‘13TH’ (USA)


THE NOMINEES FOR THE AMAA 2017 AWARD FOR BEST DIASPORA FEATURE ARE:

1. West Indies Gang - Guadeloupe

2. Fences – USA

3. Birth of a Nation - USA

4. Double play – Curacao

5. Moonlight – USA

WINNER: AND THE AWARD GOES TO ‘BIRTH OF A NATION’ (USA)


THE NOMINEES FOR THE AMAA 2017 AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN PRODUCTION DESIGN ARE:

1. Call Me Thief – South Africa

2. Félicité- Senegal

3. 76 – Nigeria

4. Queen of Katwe - Uganda

5. The Last of Us- Tunisia

WINNER: AND THE WINNER IS ‘76’ (NIGERIA)


THE NOMINEES FOR THE AMAA 2017 ACHIEVEMENT IN COSTUME DESIGN ARE:

1. Queen of Katwe- Uganda

2. Ayamma- Nigeria

3. Keteke - Ghana

4. The Last Of Us - Tunisia

5. Logun Ofe – Nigeria

WINNER: AND THE AWARD GOES TO ‘QUEEN OF KATWE’ (UGANDA)



THE NOMINEES FOR THE AMAA 2017 AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN MAKE-UP ARE:

1. Dora’s Peace – South Africa

2. Oloibiri - Nigeria

3. Ayamma- Nigeria

4. The Last of Us - Tunisia

5. Slow Country- Nigeria

WINNER: AND THE WINNER OF THE AMAA 2017 AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN MAKE-UP IS ‘OLOIBIRI’ (NIGERIA)


THE NOMINEES FOR THE AMAA 2017 AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN SOUNDTRACK ARE:

1. Vaya – South Africa

2. 93 Days- Nigeria

3. A Mile in My Shoes- Morocco

4. 76 - Nigeria

5. Félicité - Senegal

6. While We Live- Burkina Faso/Sweden

WINNER: AND THE AWARD GOES TO ‘Félicité’ (SENEGAL)


THE NOMINEES FOR THE AMAA 2017 AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN VISUAL EFFECT ARE:

1. Wulu - Mali

2. Oloibiri- Nigeria

3. Whale Caller – South Africa

4. Queen of Katwe - Uganda

5. Slow Country – Nigeria

WINNER: AND THE AWARD GOES TO ‘WULU’ (MALI)


THE NOMINEES FOR THE AMAA 2017 AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN SOUND ARE:

1. 93 Days – Nigeria

2. Félicité – Senegal

3. Vaya – South Africa

4. Wulu- Mali

5. Dora’s Peace – South Africa

WINNER: AND THE WINNER IS ‘VAYA’ (SOUTH AFRICA)


THE NOMINEES FOR THE AMAA 2017 AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN CINEMATOGRAPHY:

1. The Last of Us - Tunisia

2. The Whale Caller – South Africa

3. Félicité- Senegal

4. Vaya- South Africa

5. A Mile in My Shoes – Morocco

WINNER: AND THE AWARD GOES TO – ‘THE LAST OF US’ –(TUNISIA)


THE NOMINEES FOR THE AMAA 2017 AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN EDITING ARE:

1. Call Me Thief- South Africa

2. Vaya – South Africa

3. While We Live – Burkina Faso/Sweden

CEO - Nigeria

5. Félicité- Senegal

WINNER: AND THE WINNER IS ‘Félicité’ (SENEGAL)


THE NOMINEES FOR THE AMAA 2017 AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN SCREEN PLAY ARE:

1. Oloibiri - Nigeria

2. Dora’s Peace- South Africa

3. Félicité – Senegal

4. While We Live- Burkina Faso/Sweden

5. Vaya – South Africa

WINNER: AND THE AWARD FOR SCREENPLAY FOR AMAA 2017 GOES TO ‘VAYA’ (SOUTH AFRICA)


THE NOMINEES FOR THE AMAA 2017- LAGOS STATE AWARD FOR BEST NIGERIAN FILM ARE:

1. Green White Green

2. 93 Days

3. CEO

4. 76

5. Ayamma

6. Oloibiri

WINNER: AND THE WINNER OF THE AMAA 2017 LAGOS STATE AWARD FOR BEST NIGERIAN FILM IS ‘76’ (NIGERIA)


THE NOMINEES FOR THE AMAA 2017 AWARD FOR BEST YOUNG/ PROMISING ACTOR ARE:

1. Pabillo Koza – Dora’s Peace

2. Medina Molanga – Queen of Katwe

3. Azwille Shanane-Madiba - Vaya

4. Austin Rose – Call Me Thief

5. Adam Kanyama– While We Live

WINNER: AND THE AWARD GOES TO ‘ MEDINA MOLANGA’ (QUEEN OF KATWE)


THE NOMINEES FOR THE TONY ELUMELU AMAA 2017 AWARD FOR BEST COMEDY ARE:

1. Funny Enough (Snaaks Genoeg) – South Africa

2. Three Wise Men – Nigeria

3. Keteke - Ghana

4. A Trip To Jamaica – Nigeria

WINNER: AND THE WINNER OF THE TONY ELUMELU AMAA 2017 AWARD FOR BEST COMEDY FILM IS ‘THREE WISE MEN’- (NIGERIA)


THE NOMINEES FOR THE AMAA 2017 AWARD FOR BEST ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE ARE:

1. Adonijah Owiriwa - 76

2. Warren Matsimola - Vaya

3. Olu Jacobs - Oloibiri

4. Papi Mpaka - Félicité

5. Richard Seruwazi – While We Live

6. Majid Michel – Slow Country

WINNER: AND THE AWARD FOR THE BEST ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE GOES TO ‘PAPI MPAKA’ FOR THE FILM-Félicité- SENEGAL.


THE NOMINEES FOR THE AMAA 2017 AWARD FOR BEST ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE ARE:

1. Inna Moja – Wulu

2. Theresa Edem - Ayamma

3. Taiwo Ajai Lycet - Oloibiri

4. Nmonde Mbusi - Vaya

5. Somkele Idhalama – 93 Days

6. Angelique Kidjo – CEO

WINNER: AND THE AWARD FOR THE AMAA 2017 AWARD FOR BEST ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE GOES TO ‘ANGELIQUE KIDJO’ FOR THE CEO (NIGERIA)


THE NOMINEES FOR THE AMAA 2017 AWARD FOR BEST ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE ARE:

1. Sambassa Nzeribe – Slow Country

2. Ibrahim Koma – Wulu

3. Richard Mofe Damijo - Oloibiri

4. Amine Ennaji- A Mile in My Shoes

5. David Oyelowo – Queen of Katwe

6. Dann Jaques Mouton- Call Me Thief

7. Ramsey Noah – 76

8. Jahwar Soudani - Last Of Us

WINNER: AND THE AWARD FOR THE BEST ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE GOES TO ‘JAHWAR SOUDANI’ FOR THE FILM- LAST OF US (TUNISIA)


THE NOMINEES FOR THE AMAA 2017 AWARD FOR BEST ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE ARE:

1. Vero Tshanda - Félicité

2. Lydia Forson - Keteke

3. Lupita Nyong’o – Queen of Katwe

4. Bimbo Akintola – 93 Days

5. Josette Bushell-Mingo – While We Live

6. Rita Dominic – 76

7. Khabonina Quebeka – Dora’s Peace

8. Zimkhitha Nyoka - Vaya

WINNER: AND THE AWARD FOR THE BEST ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE GOES TO ‘VERO TSHANDA’ FOR THE FILM ‘Félicité’ (SENEGAL)


THE NOMINEES FOR THE AMAA 2017 AWARD FOR BEST FIRST FEATURE FILM BY A DIRECTOR ARE:

1. Happiness is a Four Letter Word –Thabang Molaya- South Africa

2. Green White Green – Abba Makama - Nigeria

3. Wulu – Daouda Coulibaly – Mali

4. Bunjoko – Kizito Samuel - Uganda

5. The Last Of Us – Alaeddine Slim – Tunisia

6. Rain – Daniel Mugerwa - Uganda

WINNER: AND THE AWARD GOES TO ‘WULU’ BY DAOUDA COULIBALY (MALI)


THE NOMINEES FOR THE AMAA 2017 AWARD FOR BEST DIRECTOR ARE:

1. Daouda Coulibaly - Wulu

2. Steve Gukas – 93 Days

3. Mira Nair - Queen of Katwe

4. Izu Ojukwu - 76

5. Daryen Joshua- Call Me Thief

6. Akin Omotoso - Vaya

7. Alain Gomis - Félicité

8. Ala Eddine Slim- The Last Of Us

9. Said Khallaf - A Mile in My Shoes

WINNER: AND THE AWARD GOES TO: ‘AKIN OMOTOSO’ (VAYA-SOUTH AFRICA)


THE NOMINEES FOR THE AMAA 2017 AWARD FOR BEST FILM ARE:

1. The Last Of Us - Tunisia

2. A Mile in My Shoes – Morocco

3. 76 - Nigeria

4. Vaya- South Africa

5. 93 Days - Nigeria

6. Queen of Katwe - Uganda

7. Félicité – Senegal

8. Wulu – Mali

9. Call Me Thief – South Africa

WINNER: AND THE WINNER OF THE OF THE AMAA 2017 AWARD FOR BEST FILM IS ‘Félicité’- SENEGAL


LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD - Nkem Owoh


SPECIAL JURY PRIZE:

'The Lagacy of the Hills' by Ousmane Samassekou (Mali)


SPECIAL RECOGNITION AWARD – Celine Loader

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