Nollywood Shines At 2023 Africa Movie Academy Awards

Nollywood Shines At 2023 Africa Movie Academy Awards, See Full Winners List

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On Sunday, October 29, 2023, Lagos played host to the long-awaited 19th edition of the Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA). This year, C.J. ‘Fiery’ Obasi’s masterpiece, ‘Mami Wata,’ stood out with an impressive 12 nominations, dominating categories like Best Film in an African Language, Best Cinematography, Best Sound, Best Screenplay, and Best Director.

Here is the full winners list for the 2023 Africa Movie Academy Awards:

Efere Ozako Award for Best Short Film

Lions – Ethiopia

Jubril Malaifia Award for Best Animation

Jabari – Ghana

Best Documentary

Le Spectre de Boko Haram – Cameroon

Ousmane Sembene Award for Best Film in an African Language

Anikulapo – Nigeria

Michael Anyiam Osigwe Award for Best Film by an African-Born Director Living Abroad

KOFA – Jude Idada (Nigeria/Canada)

Best Diaspora Short Film

Raw Materials – (Jamaica) – directed by Sosiessia Nixon-Kelly

Best Diaspora Documentary

Sound of the Police – (United States) – directed by Stanley Nelson

Best Diaspora Narrative Feature

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Our Father, The Devil – (United States) directed by Ellie Foumbi

Best Achievement in Production Design

Anikulapo – Nigeria

Best Achievement in Costume Design

Djibril Drame – Xalé – Senegal

Best Achievement in Make-Up

Campell Precious Arebamen – Mami Wata – Nigeria

Best Achievement in Soundtrack

Antoine Nshimiyimana – Fight Like a Girl – Rwanda

Best Achievement in Visual Effects

Emmanuel Bassey – Gangs of Lagos – Nigeria

Best Achievement in Sound

Vianney Aube Sira – Burkina Faso

Best Achievement in Cinematography

Lilis Soares – Mami Wata – Nigeria

Best Achievement in Editing

Bertrand Conard – Omen – DRC

Best Achievement in Screenplay

Moussa Sene Absa, Pierre Magny, Ben Diogay Beye – Xalé – Senegal

National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVB) Award for Best Nigerian Film

Mami Wata

Best Young/Promising Actor

Maleek Sanni – Gangs of Lagos

Best Actor in a Supporting Role

Jimmy-Jean Louis – Rise

Best Actress in a Supporting Role

Rokhaya Niang – Xalé – Senegal

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Best Actor in a Leading Role

Tobi Bakre – Brotherhood – Nigeria

Best Actress in a Leading Role

Nse Ikpe-Etim – 4-4-44 (Four Four Forty-Four) – Nigeria

First Debut Feature by a Director

Baloji – Omen – DRC

Best Director

Apolline Traoré – Sira

Best Film

Xalé- Senegal

 

 

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She covers a wide range of topics, from celebrity interviews to industry trends and film reviews.

As an Entertainment Reporter for Prime Business Africa, She continues to provide comprehensive and insightful coverage of the entertainment industry, offering readers an insider's perspective on the latest developments and trends. She is a trusted source for breaking news, exclusive interviews, and thought-provoking analyses.

Somto is dedicated to providing valuable information and entertainment to her audience while upholding the highest standards of journalistic integrity.

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