Submission Now Open for Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) 2017!



The Africa Movie Academy Awards, popularly known as AMAA and The AMA Awards, are presented annually to recognize excellence of professionals in the film industry. Submission for 2017 has officially opened. Deadline, January 15th 2017.

It was founded by Peace Anyiam-Osigwe and run through the Africa Film Academy. The awards are aimed at honouring and promoting excellence in the African movie industry and Africans in the diaspora as well as uniting the Africans from across the globe through arts and culture. The award presentation is attended by numerous media representatives, celebrities, politicians, journalists, actresses and actors from all across the world. The AMA awards are widely considered to be Africa’s most important film event and the most prestigious film award in for people of African descent.

Awards Categories

Best Short Film: 
Best Documentary: 
Best Diaspora Feature: 
Best Diaspora Documentary: 
Best Animation: 
Achievement In Production Design: 
Achievement In Costume Design: 
Achievement In Make-Up: 
Achievement In Soundtrack: 
Achievement in Visual Effects: 
Achievement In Sound: 
Achievement In Cinematography: 
Achievement In Editing: 
Best Film by an African Living Abroad: 
Best Actor in a Leading Role: 
Best Actress In A Leading Role: 
Best First Feature Film by a Director 
Best Diaspora Short Film 
Achievement In Screenplay: s 
Best Nigerian Film: 
Best Film in an African Language: 
Most Promising Actor: 
Best Child Actor 
Best Actor In A Supporting Role: 
Best Actress In A Supporting Role: 
Best Director: 
Best Film:


Deadline January 15, 2017. Don’t Miss Out!

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