“Adesuwa”, Rita Dominic, Majid Michel Wins BIG at the 8th Annual Africa Movie Academy Awards




on Sunday 22nd April 2012, the 8th edition of the Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) took place at the New Expo Hall, Eko Hotel & Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos. The award show was a sure sight to behold as the biggest stars in the African Movie Industry came out in style and dazzled in their glamorous gowns and sophisticated suits.



2012 Africa Movie Academy Awards Winners
Best Actor in a Leading Role
Majid Michel – Somewhere In Africa

Best Actress in a Leading Role
Rita Dominic – Shattered

Best Actor in a Supporting Role
Fano Mokoena – Man On Ground

Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Terry Pheto – How To Steal 2 Million

Best Director
Charlie Vundla – How To Steal 2 Million

Best Child Actor
Tshepang Mohlomi – Otelo Burning

Best Young/Promising Actor
Ivie Okujaye – Alero’s Symphony

Best Short Film
Braids On A Bald Head (Nigeria)

Best Documentary
African Election (Nigeria / Germany)

Best Diaspora Feature
Toussaint Louverture (France)

Best Diaspora Documentary
The Education Of Auma Obama (Germany)

Best Diaspora Short Film
White Sugar In A Black Pot (USA)

Best Animation
The Legend Of Ngog Hills (Kenya)

Best Film by an African Living Abroad
Mystery Of Birds (USA / Nigeria)

Achievement in Production Design
Pat Nebo – Phone Swap

Achievement in Costume Design
Iyen Agbonifo – Adesuwa

Achievement in Make-Up
Sarah Wanjiru – Shattered

Achievement in Soundtrack
Chibuzor Oji – Alero’s Symphony

Achievement in Visual Effects
Victor Ehi-Amedu – Adesuwa

Achievement in Sound
Jim Petrack – State Of Violence

Achievement in Cinematography
Lance Gewer – Otelo Burning

Achievement in Editing
Mick Audsley – How To Steal 2 Million

Achievement in Screenplay
Leila Djansi – Ties That Bind

Best Director
Akin Omotosho – Man on Ground

Best Film in an African Language
State Of Violence – Dv8 Films (South Africa)

Best Film
Lancelot Oduwa Imasuen – Adesuwa (Nigeria)


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