Richard Mofe Damijo, Olu Jacobs, Joke Silva Honoured with Lifetime Achievement Award at AMAA, See Full Winners List!

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AMAA 2016 Winners List

Grand actor, Richard Mofe Damijo, Olu Jacobs and his wife, Joke Silva were honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Awards at Africa Movie Academy Awards 2016 (AMAA) which took place on Saturday the 12th of June in Porth Harcourt Nigeria.

 

Both legends of the Nigerian film industry, popularly known as Nollywood, Olu Jacobs, Joke Silva as well as Richard Mofe Damijo and Tony Akposhore were presented with the AMAA Lifetime Achievement Awards for their immense contributions to the growth of the African film industry.

In the competitive awards, Nigeria picked 10 out of the 24 awards on the night. South Africa were the next big winners with 5. Burkina Faso picked 4 whiles Ghana won 3.

Ghana picked the three awards with the British film, The Cursed Ones filmed in the Eastern region of Ghana. The movie won the Best in Production Design award, the Cinematography nod won by Nicholas K. Leroy and the Best Director, won by Nana Obiri Yeboah.

The event was hosted by the Dr Obi Wali International Conference Centre in Port Harcourt, Rivers State under the tutelage of Governor Nyesome Wike.

The awards night was hosted by Nigeria’s Mike Ezuruonye and Kgopedi Lilokoe from South Africa.


Full list of winners

EFERE OZAKO AMAA 2016 AWARD FOR BEST SHORT FILM
Meet The Parents – Nigeria/Canada – WINNER

AMAA 2016 AWARD FOR BEST ANIMATION
The Pencil – Burkina Faso

AMAA 2016 AWARD FOR BEST DOCUMENTARY
The Fruitless Tree – Niger

OUSMANE SEMBENE AMAA 2016 AWARD FOR BEST FILM IN AN AFRICAN LANGUAGE
Missing God – Nigeria

MICHAEL ANYIAM OSIGWE AMAA 2016 AWARD FOR BEST FILM BY AN AFRICAN LIVING ABROAD
Lambadina – Ethiopia/USA

AMAA 2016 AWARD FOR BEST DIASPORA SHORT
Lines – USA

AMAA 2016 AWARD FOR BEST DIASPORA DOCUMENTARY
Spirits of Rebellion – USA

AMAA 2016 AWARD FOR BEST DIASPORA FEATURE
Ben & Ara – USA

AMAA 2016 AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN PRODUCTION DESIGN
The Cursed One – Ghana

AMAA 2016 ACHIEVEMENT IN COSTUME DESIGN
Eye of the Storm (Burkina Faso)

AMAA 2016 AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN MAKE-UP
Soldiers Story

AMAA 2016 AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN SOUNDTRACK
O-Town – Nigeria

AMAA 2016 AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN VISUAL EFFECT
Oshimiri – Nigeria

AMAA 2016 AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN SOUND
Fifty – Nigeria

AMAA 2016 AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN CINEMATOGRAPHY
The Cursed One

AMAA 2016 AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN EDITING
Hear Me Move

AMAA 2016 AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN SCREEN PLAY
Tell me Sweet Something

AMAA 2016- RIVERS STATE GOVERNMENT ENDOWED AWARD FOR BEST NIGERIAN FILM
Dry

AMAA 2016 AWARD FOR BEST YOUNG/ PROMISING ACTOR
Zubaidat Ibrahim Fagge – Dry

AMAA 2016 AWARD FOR BEST ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
Abidine Dioari – Eye of the Storm

AMAA 2016 AWARD FOR BEST ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
Thishiwe Ziqubu – Tell me Sweet Something

AMAA 2016 AWARD FOR BEST ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE
Daniel k. Daniel – Soldiers Story
AMAA 2016 AWARD FOR BEST ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE
Fulu Mugovhani – Ayanda

AMAA 2016 AWARD FOR BEST FIRST FEATURE FILM BY A DIRECTOR
Beyond Blood – Greg Odutayo

AMAA 2016 AWARD FOR BEST DIRECTOR
Nana Obiri-Yeboah – The Cursed One

AMAA 2016 AWARD FOR BEST FILM
Eye of the Storm – Burkina Faso

AMAA LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
Olu Jacobs & Joke Silva

Richard Mofe Damijo

Tony Akposhore

 

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