2012 Winners: African Movie Academy Awards

April 24, 2012 by  

The winners for the African Movie Academy Awards were announced in Lagos this past Sunday and SA won 9 awards, including Best Film.

The list of winners below:

AMAA 2011 PRIZE FOR BEST FILM
1.  State Of Violence – South Africa
2.  Adesuwa  – Nigeria
3.  Otelo Burning – South Africa
4.  Rugged Priest – Kenya
5.  How 2 Steal 2 Million – South Africa
(http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fU4NgNSbi-U)
6.  Ties That Bind – Ghana
7.  Man On Ground – South Africa/Nigeria

AMAA 2012 PRIZE FOR BEST SHORT FILM
1. Jamaa – Uganda
2. Look Again – Kenya
3. Maffe Tiga – Guinea
4. Braids On Bald Head – Nigeria
(http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sxXtql9eIzI)
5. Hidden Life – South Africa
6. Mwansa The Great – Zimbabwe
7. Chumo – Tanzania
8. The Young Smoker – Nigeria

AMAA 2012 PRIZE FOR BEST DOCUMENTARY
1.  African Election – Nigeria/Germany
(http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FC_6PDuJRXs)
2.  Beyond The Deadly Pit – Rwanda
3.  Awa Ogbe: An African Adventure – Algeria
4.  Dear Mandela – South Africa
5.  White& Black; Crime And Colour – Tanzania
6.  The Niger Delta Struggle – Ghana
7.  There Is Nothing Wrong With My Uncle –Nigeria
8.  How Much Is Too Much – Kenya

AMAA 2012 PRIZE FOR BEST DIASPORA FEATURE
1.  Toussaint Louverture – Senegal/Guadalupe
(http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m415YfsUBQs)
2.  Ghett’a Life – Jamaica
3.  High Chicago – Canada
4.  Elza – Guadalupe
5.  Better Mus’ Come – Jamaica
6.  Kinyanrwanda – USA

AMAA 2012 PRIZE FOR BEST DIASPORA DOCUMENTARY
1.  The Education Of Auma Obama – Germany
2.  White Wash – USA
3.  Almendron Mi Corazon – Guadalupe
4.  All Me: The Life And Times Of Winfred Hubert – USA

AMAA 2012 PRIZE FOR BEST DIASPORA (SHORT FILM)
1.  John Doe – USA
2.  White Sugar In A Black Pot -USA
3.  The Lost One -USA

AMAA 2012 PRIZE FOR BEST ANIMATION
1.  The Legend on Ngong Hills – Kenya
(http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xuAHyx3iY1s)
2.  Oba – Nigeria
3.  Climate Change is Real – Kenya
4.  Egu – South Africa
5.  Nauliza – Kenya

AMAA 2012 PRIZE FOR BEST FILM BY AN AFRICAN LIVING ABROAD
1.  Mystery Of Birds – USA/Nigeria
2.  Housemates – UK/Nigeria
3.  Ben Kross – Italy/Nigeria
4.  Paparazzi Eye In The Dark – USA/Nigeria/Ghana

AMAA 2012 PRIZE FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN PRODUCTION DESIGN
1.  Somewhere in Africa – Ghana
2.   Phone Swap – Nigeria
(http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OC_un9NgnG0)
3.   Otelo Burning – South Africa
4.   Adesuwa – Nigeria
5.   How 2 Steal 2 Million – South Africa

AMAA 2012 PRIZE FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN COSTUME DESIGN
1.  The Captain Of Nakara – Kenya
2.  Adesuwa – Nigeria
(http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N5oF3D8t8M0)
3.  Rugged Priest -Kenya
4.  Somewhere In Africa – Ghana
5.  Queen’s Desire – Nigeria

AMAA 2012 PRIZE FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN MAKE-UP
1.  Rugged Priest – Kenya
2.  State Research Bureau – Uganda
3.  Adesuwa – Nigeria
4.  Somewhere In Africa – Ghana
5.  Shattered – Kenya
(http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-w1k_tZ3LJ0)

AMAA 2012 PRIZE FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN SOUNDTRACK
1.  Otelo Burning – South Africa
2.  Alero’s Symphony – Nigeria
(http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PGoiAQWR5Ws)
3.  Adesuwa – Nigeria
4.  How 2 Steal 2 Million – South Africa
5.  Somewhere In Africa – Ghana

AMAA 2012 PRIZE FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN VISUAL EFFECTS
1.  Behind The Mask – Nigeria
2.  Somewhere In Africa – Ghana
3.  Adesuwa – Nigeria
(http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N5oF3D8t8M0)
4.  State Research Bureau – Uganda
5.  Otelo Burning – South Africa

AMAA 2012 PRIZE FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN SOUND
1.  State Of Violence – South Africa
(http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WnGU7SMtcPU)
2.  Otelo Burning – South Africa
3.  How To Steal 2 Million – South Africa
4.  Man On Ground – South Africa/Nigeria
5.  Algiers Murder – South Africa

AMAA 2012 PRIZE FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN CINEMATOGRAPHY
1.  How 2 Steal 2 Million – South Africa
2.  Otelo Burning – South Africa
(http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gek4b3x0TTQ)
3.  Rugged Priest – Kenya
4.  Masquerades – Ghana
5.  Man On Ground – South Africa/Nigeria

AMAA 2012 PRIZE FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN EDITING
1.  Algiers Murder – South Africa
2.  Man On Ground – South Africa/Nigeria
3.  Unwanted Guest – Nigeria
4.  How 2 Steal 2 Million- South Africa
(http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fU4NgNSbi-U)
5.  Otelo Burning – South Africa
6. Alero’s Symphony – Nigeria

AMAA 2012 PRIZE FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN SCREENPLAY
1.  Ties That Bind – Ghana
(http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9e45wtc4QT0)
2.  Mr & Mrs – Nigeria
3.  How 2 Steal 2 Million – South Africa
4.  Otelo Burning –South Africa
5.  Unwanted Guest -Nigeria
6.  Two Brides And A Baby – Nigeria

AMAA 2012 PRIZE FOR BEST NIGERIAN FILM
1.  Unwanted Guest -Nigeria
2.  Family On Fire – Nigeria
3.  Alero’s Symphony – Nigeria
4.  Adesuwa – Nigeria
(http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N5oF3D8t8M0)
5.  Phone Swap – Nigeria

AMAA 2012 PRIZE FOR BEST FILM IN AN AFRICAN LANGUAGE
1.  Chumo – Tanzania
2.  State Of Violence – South Africa
(http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WnGU7SMtcPU)
3.  Family On Fire – Nigeria
4.  Otelo Burning – South Africa
5.  Asoni – Cameroon

AMAA 2012 PRIZE FOR BEST CHILD ACTOR
1.  Rahim Banda (Behind The Mask) – Nigeria
2.  Tshepang Mohlomi  (Otelo Burning) – South Africa
(http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gek4b3x0TTQ)
3.  Reginna Danies (Bank Job) – Nigeria
4.  Benjamin Abemigisha (Jamaa) – Uganda
5.  Rachel Nduhukire (Jamaa) – Uganda
6.  Ayinla O. Abdulaheem (ZR-7) – Nigeria

AMAA 2012 PRIZE FOR BEST YOUNG/PROMISING ACTOR
1.  Neo Ntatleno (State Of Violence) – South Africa
2.  Ivie Okujaye (Alero’s Symphony) – Nigeria
(http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PGoiAQWR5Ws)
3.  Iyobosa Olaye (Adesuwa) – Nigeria
4.  Martha Ankomah (Somewhere In Africa) – Ghana
5.  Thomas Gumede (Otelo Burning) – South Africa
6.  Sihle Xaba (Otelo Burning) – South Africa

AMAA 2012 PRIZE FOR BEST ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
1.  Rapulana Seiphemo (How 2 Steal 2 Million) – South Africa
2.  Fana Mokoena (Man On Ground) – South Africa/Nigeria
(http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E7syzEXy2ZM) 
3.  Hafiz Oyetoro (Phone Swap) – Nigeria
4.  Okechukwu Uzoesi (Two Brides And A Baby) – Nigeria
5.  Godfrey Theobejane (48) – Nigeria
6.  Lwanda Jawar (Rugged Priest) – Kenya

AMAA 2012 PRIZE FOR BEST ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
1.  Terry Pheto (How 2 Steal 2 Million) – South Africa
(http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fU4NgNSbi-U)
2.  Ebbe Bassey (Ties That Bind) – Ghana
3.  Empress Njamah (Bank Job) – Nigeria
4.  Ngozi Ezeonu (Adesuwa) – Nigeria
5.  Thelma Okoduwa (Mr & Mrs) – Nigeria
6.  Omotola Jalade Ekeinde (Ties That Bind) – Ghana

AMAA 2012 PRIZE FOR BEST ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE
1.  Menzi Ngubane (How 2 Steal 2 Million) – South Africa
2.  Majid Michel (Somewhere In Africa) – Ghana
(http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gBzhN1pIxyo)
3.  Chet Anekwe (Unwanted Guest) – Nigeria
4.  Jafta Mamabolo (Otelo Burning) – South Africa
5.  Karabo Lance (48) – South Africa
6.  Wale Ojo (Phone Swap) – Nigeria
7.  Hakeem Kae-Kazim (Man On Ground) – Nigeria/South Africa

AMAA 2012 PRIZE FOR BEST ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE
1.   Nse Ikpe Etim (Mr & Mrs) – Nigeria
2.  Yvonne Okoro (Single Six) – Ghana
3.  Ama K. Abebrese (Ties That Bind) – Ghana
4.  Rita Dominic (Shattered) – Nigeria
(http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-w1k_tZ3LJ0)

5.  Uche Jombo (Damage) – Nigeria
6.  Millicent Makheido (48) – Nigeria
7.  Kudzai Sevenzo-Nyarai (Playing Warriors) – Zimbabwe

AMAA 2012 PRIZE FOR BEST DIRECTOR
1.  Lancelot Oduwa Imaseun (Adesuwa) – Nigeria
2.  Leila Djansi (Ties That Bind) – Ghana
3.  Bob Nyanja (Rugged Priest) – Kenya
4.  Charlie Vundla (How 2 Steal 2 Million) – South Africa
(http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fU4NgNSbi-U)
5.  Khalo Matabane (State Of Violence) – South Africa
6.  Akin Omotoso (Man On Ground) – South Africa/Nigeria
7.  Sara Bletcher (Otelo Burning) – South Africa

SPECIAL JURY PRIZE
Man on Ground - South Africa/Nigeria
(http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E7syzEXy2ZM)

Congratulations to all the winners and a Special ShoutOUT to Tshepang Mohlomi, that kid up there did extremely well on Otelo Burning!

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Comments

18 Comments on "2012 Winners: African Movie Academy Awards"

  1. coolcaz on Tue, 24th Apr 2012 6:40 am 

    Elo

  2. chuckbadass on Tue, 24th Apr 2012 7:49 am 

    Why wasn’t Skoonheid (SA’s submission to this years Oscars) nominated??

    Congrats to Tshepang, he’s talented that kid, I remember his performance in My Secret Sky as Chillibite.

  3. zeeckyn on Tue, 24th Apr 2012 10:19 am 

    Whats up with Jafta and this pout…

    Congrats to all the winners, I cant believe i havent seen any of the South African movies…will make time to atleast see Otelo burning. Awuuuu also loved Chillibites on Izulu Lam…

  4. Nalizo on Tue, 24th Apr 2012 1:21 pm 

    Interesting Red carpet pics for y’all….thank me later

    http://www.bellanaija.com/2012/04/24/bn-red-carpet-fab-2012-africa-movie-academy-awards-amaa-bn-picks-12-standout-looks/

    Sorry BS for a blog within a blog.

  5. Nalizo on Tue, 24th Apr 2012 1:35 pm 

    Terry Pheto – Elegant
    Mara Uche ne….I have no words for that lime suit.
    Dear Morris Chestnut, you shouldn’t have.
    Dencia, its the Academy Awards darling.
    Empress = Rebecca Malope
    Uti – *kisses*
    Ngozi Mwosu – Gogos that make me go tjo!
    Chinedu – Nja yami “Bosso ke mang”

  6. sxylin on Tue, 24th Apr 2012 2:08 pm 

    Nalizo ur link IM DEAD AND BURIED! thanks for the laugh babe! Yoh those nigerians whats up with that horrible dress sense ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh lmaoo kanti Moris Chestnut looks like someone’s body guard whats up with that

  7. Nalizo on Tue, 24th Apr 2012 3:02 pm 

    @sxylin nam I don’t understand why Morris is looking like that.
    I want the hot Morris back *crying*

    They don’t think their dress sense is horrible at all.I’m sure you saw the compliments on their comments….they are quite pleased with this fashion disaster.

  8. sxylin on Tue, 24th Apr 2012 3:48 pm 

    kwaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa i swear the only nigerian star that never dissapoints is that Genevieve nnanji she is always SUPER HAUTE: i ddnt even know she has a kid

  9. Nalizo on Tue, 24th Apr 2012 4:27 pm 

    I agree,Genevieve is always on point.

  10. Fab Tee on Tue, 24th Apr 2012 4:31 pm 

    mara the hotness that is Uti nhe!…that man is gojas thiza! *drooling*

  11. Biskiti on Tue, 24th Apr 2012 4:33 pm 

    kwaaa kwaaaa…looks like the whole of Nigeria was there mos. Terry looked elegant in her kitchen curtain. Tjo, mara those ladies are not afraid to try colours and different fabrics. I swear i potted a couple of women wearing textures like those on a lizard’s skin.

    Swag for me is Alex Ekubo! uti, looks like he can’t breath and his pants hang snacks-nyana. Morris Chestnut looks like an undertaker, reminded me of Illovo at one of those awards..sad when very bad clothes happen to good people.

  12. Nalizo on Tue, 24th Apr 2012 4:37 pm 

    @Biskiti…Alex for me was definitely the best dressed male.
    Uti…well its called favouritism,I just like him :)

    Imfanele ngempela leya curtain uTerry….hahaha

  13. Fab Tee on Tue, 24th Apr 2012 4:41 pm 

    funny enough i dont do men with hair mara Uti yena nka modira(sp)!lol

  14. Nalizo on Tue, 24th Apr 2012 4:49 pm 

    @Fab Tee there were rumours that he is gay,don’t know how close to the truth those rumours are though.

  15. Fab Tee on Tue, 24th Apr 2012 5:00 pm 

    @Nalizo noooooooooo sundibulala please!…hayo i refuse to believe that!,yhini umntu wam madoda!tltltl

  16. noma_G on Wed, 25th Apr 2012 1:32 am 

    Shooo congrats 2 Tshepang! Also saw him as chillibite he is amazing… First saw that short movie with my ex boyfriend! We were off work in bed watching it and marvelling @ how awesome those kids were in the film
    :( now I miss him oh Laaaawd

  17. Pumpkin2701 on Wed, 25th Apr 2012 2:25 pm 

    after going through the pics ( thanks Nalizo), I can say African people are so gorgeous. wow.

  18. Fluffie on Wed, 25th Apr 2012 3:00 pm 

    Thanks Nalizo for the link! I also agree; African people are beautiful :D
    Tjo @Morris looking like a bodyguard aaay u guys kwaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa!

    Well done to all the winners!

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