The AMAA awards Winners and celebrities take a selfie
The long awaited Africa Movie Academy Award (AMMA) has come and gone and it wasn't without its glitz and thrills. The event was hosted by Nigeria's Segun Arinze, Ghana's Naa Ashaokor and Nigerian-British born Lloyd Nathaniel.
The prestigious award ceremony was graced by lots of celebrities including Joselyn Dumas, Lancelot Imaseun, Rita Dominic, Bob Manuel Udokwu, Ibinabo Fiberisima, Richard Mofe Damijo and a host of others.
The floor was opened by the melodious voice of the award winning artist Timi Dakolo who dedicated his song to the late veteran director Amaka Igwe, other musical performances which had the guests humming and rocking included Bez, J Martins, and Ghana's Duo 4*4.
The guests were also cracked up by comedian Funny Bone and Buchi, who had the audience in stitches all evening long.
Veteran Nollywood actor Bob Manuel Udokwo was also presented with the 'Special Jury Prize' and Nigerian movie ' The Horizon' was awarded 'Special Jury Prize foe Short Film'. The event also had all the nominees and award presenters using the medium to campaign for our missing girls.
The most thrilling part of the ceremony was the battle for the trophies. With each category having the best in the game, it was difficult to guess the winners.
Here we go with the nominees and winners:
AMAA 2014 Award for Best Film
Children of Troumaron – MauritiusPotomanto – Ghana
The Forgotten Kingdom – South Africa
Of Good Report – South Africa- WINNER
Accident – Nigeria
AMAA 2014 Award for Best Director
Harrikrishna & Sharvan Anenden – Children of Troumaron (Mauritius)
Shirley Frimpong Manso – Potomanto (Ghana)
Andrew Mudge – The Forgotten Kingdom (South Africa)
Jamil X.T Quebeka – Of Good Report (South Africa) - WINNER
Teco Benson – Accident (Nigeria).
AMAA 2014 Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role
Zengo Ngqobe – Forgotten Kingdom
Kanayo O. Kanayo – Apaye
Mothusi Magano – Of Good Report - WINNER
Joseph Benjamin – Murder At Prime Suites
Adjatey Annan – Potomanto
Majid Michel – Brothers Keeper
AMAA 2014 Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role