The 2013 Africa Movie Academy Awards took place on Saturday at a glittering ceremony in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State capital. The Nigerian film ‘Confusion Na Wa’ emerged champion, winning the prize for Best Film.

Lifetime Achievement Awards: Tunde Kelani, Chief Eddi Ugbomah, Sir Ositadinma Okeke Oguno (Ossy Affason), Ayuko Badu and Chief Pete Edochie.

Special Recognition of Pillars of Nollywood: Emem Isong, Kanayo O. Kanayo, Kenneth Okonkwo and Film/Video Producers and Marketers Association of Nigeria (FVPMAN).

Late Justus Esiri was awarded the post-humous trophy for Best Actor in a leading role while Gabriel Afolayan received the Supporting Actor nod.

Here is the full list of winners:

  • Best Short Film: Kwaku Ananse (Ghana)
  • Best Documentary: Fuelling Poverty (Nigeria)
  • Best Diaspora Feature: Stones In The Sun (Haiti/USA)
  • Best Diaspora Documentary: Fan Do Brasil (Brazil/Guatamala)
  • Best Animation: Adventure Of Zambezia (South Africa)
  • Best Film By An Africans Abroad: Last Flight To Abuja (UK/Nigeria)
  • Achievement In Production Design: Elelwani
  • Achievement In Costume Design: Blood And Henna (Nigeria)
  • Achievement In Make-Up: The Meeting
  • Achievement In Soundtrack: The Last Fishing Boat (Malawi)
  • Achievement In Visual Effects: The Twin Sword
  • Achievement In Sound: Nairobi Half Life (Kenya)
  • Achievement In Cinematography: Uhlanga, The Mark (South Africa)
  • Achievement In Editing: Heroes And Zeros
  • Best Actress In A Leading Role: Florence Masebe – Elelwani
  • Achievement In Lightning: Moi Zaphira
  • Achievement In Screenplay: Heroes And Zeros
  • Best Nigerian Film: Confusion Na Wa (Nigeria)
  • Best Film In An African Language: Moi Zaphira (Burkina Faso)
  • Best Promising Actor: Belinda Effah – Kokomma
  • Best Actor In A Supporting Role: Gabriel Afolayan – Hoodrush
  • Best Actress In A Supporting Role: Hermelinda Cimela – Virgin Magarida
  • Best Actor In A Leading Role: Justus Esiri – Assasins Practice
  • Best Director: Niji Akanni – Heroes And Zeros (Nigeria)
  • Best Film: Confusion Na Wa (Nigeria)
  • Special Jury Award: Ninah’s Dairy (Cameroon)

 

Credits:

Report: AMAA

Reference: Daily Times NG.

AMAA2013

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