Africa Movie Academy Awards AMAA Winners 2020

Africa Movie Academy Awards AMAA Winners 2020

The Africa Movie Academy Awards #AMAA announced the winners for 2020 in a live event broadcast online. The winners are:

EFERE OZAKO AMAA 2020 AWARD FOR BEST SHORT FILM
Baxu & the Giant --Namibia
Songs About My Mother - South Africa
Idi Amin's Boat - Uganda
Yahoo - Nigeria
SEMA (Speak Out) - DRC
The letter reader - South Africa
A Canvas for a Visa - Senegal
After the War - Egypt

***WINNER: THE LETTER READER

JUBRIL MALAFIA AMAA 2020 AWARD FOR BEST ANIMATION
From Here To Timbuktu - Kenya
Malaika (The Warrior Queen) - Nigeria/USA
A Special Gift - Mozambique
The legend of Lwanda Magere - Kenya
FTFO - Nigeria
Sankofa - Cote D'Voire
I am lIving In Ghana Get Me Out of Here - Ghana
A Gugie Day - Nigeria

**WINNER: I'M LIVING IN GHANA, GET ME OUT OF HERE

AMAA 2020 AWARD FOR BEST DOCUMENTARY
January 15, 1970: Untold memoir of the Biafran war- Nigeria
Journey to Kenya - Sudan
No gold for kalsaka - B/Faso
Days of Cannibalism - South Africa
Finding Sally - Ethiopia/Canada
The letter - Kenya
Becoming Black- Togo/Germany
Influence - South Africa

***WINNER: NO GOLD FOR KALSAKA

AMAA 2020 AWARD FOR BEST DIASPORA SHORT
Boxed - USA
June 14 - USA
Egun - Brazil
Brick By Brick - USA

***WINNER: BOXED

AMAA 2020 AWARD FOR BEST DIASPORA DOCUMENTARY
Once In Hundred Years - USA
Revolution From Afar - USA
Meeting My Father - France
Becoming Black - Germany
If Objects Could Speak - Germany

***WINNER: BECOMING BLACK

AMAA 2020 AWARD FOR BEST DIASPORA NARRATIVE FEATURE
Aiyai: Wrathful Soul - Australia
Lola - USA
A day With Jerusa - Brazil
Black and Blue - USA
Joseph - Barbados

***WINNER: JOSEPH

MICHAEL ANYIAM OSIGWE AMAA 2020 AWARD FOR BEST FILM BY AN AFRICAN LIVING ABROAD
Eagles Nest - Olivier Assoua
Two Weeks in Lagos - Kathryn Fasegha
Idemuza - Olaoye Amoke
Between - Daniel Adenimokan
No Shades - Claire Ayiam Osigwe

***WINNER: NO SHADES

OUSMANE SEMBENE AMAA 2020 AWARD FOR BEST FILM IN AN AFRICAN LANGUAGE
Milk Maid - Nigeria
Knuckle City - South Africa
This is Not A Burial...it's a Resurrection - Lesotho
Fiela's Child - South Africa
The White Line - Namibia

***WINNER: THE MILKMAID

AMAA 2020 ACHIEVEMENT IN COSTUME DESIGN
This is Not A Burial, It's a Resurrection
Heroes of Africa; Tette Quarshie
The White Line
Ibi (The Birth)
Foreigner's God

***WINNER: THIS IS NOT A BURIAL, IT'S A RESURRECTION

AMAA 2020 AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN MAKE-UP
Knuckle City
Ratnik
The Milkmaid
1929
Heroes of Africa; Tette Quarshie

***WINNER: THE MILKMAID

AMAA 2020 AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN SOUNDTRACK
Fisherman's Diary
Coming from Insanity
Zulu Wedding
Gold Coast Lounge
For Maria: Ebun Pataki
Walking with Shadows
Living in Bondage
Mirage

***GOLD COAST LOUNGE

AMAA 2020 AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN VISUAL EFFECT
Heroes of Africa; Tette Quarshie
Desrances
Knuckle City
Living in Bondage: Breaking Free
Badamasi
Ratnik
Foreigner's God
A Taste of Our Land

***WINNER: KNUCKLE CITY

AMAA 2020 AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN SOUND
Fiela's Child
Knuckle City
Children of The Storm
The Ghost and House of Truth
For Maria: Ebun Pataki
40 Sticks
Desrances
Gold Coast Lounge

***WINNER: FIELA'S CHILD

AMAA 2020 AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN PRODUCTION DESIGN
Ratnik
Knuckle City
Zulu Wedding
Perfect Picture: Ten Years Later
This is Not A Burial, It's a resurrection
Foreigner's God
Gold Coast Lounge
The Ghost and the House of Truth

***WINNER: KNUCKLE CITY

AMAA 2020 AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN CINEMATOGRAPHY
The Ghost and House of Truth
A Fisherman's Diary
Knuckle City
Milk Maid
40 Sticks
Desrances
This is Not A Burial, It's a resurrection
Gold Coast Lounge

***WINNER: THIS IS NOT A BURIAL, IT'S A RESSURECTION

AMAA 2020 AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN EDITING
Perfect Picture: Ten Years After
The Ghost and House of Truth
Knuckle City
40 Sticks
Desrances

***WINNER: THE GHOST AND THE HOUSE OF TRUTH

AMAA 2020 AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN SCREEN PLAY
For Maria: Ebun Pataki
The White line
4th Republic
A Fisherman's Diary
Knuckle City
40 Sticks
Perfect Picture: Ten Years After
3 Days To Go

***WINNER: A FISHERMAN'S DIARY

AMAA 2020- NATIONAL FILM AND VIDEO CENSORS BOARD (NFVCB) AWARD FOR BEST NIGERIAN FILM
Cold Feet
Living in Bondage: Breaking Free
4th Republic
For Maria: Ebun Pataki
The Bling Lagosian
Coming From Insanity
The Ghost and The House of Truth
Milk Maid

***WINNER: THE MILKMAID

AMAA 2020 AWARD FOR BEST YOUNG/ PROMISING ACTOR
Faith Fidel - Fisherman's Diary
Naomi Nemlin - Desrances
Chimezie Imo - Nimbe
Swanky JKA - Living in Bondage: Breaking Free
Wayne Smith - Fiela's Child
Cina Soul - Gold Coast Lounge
Anthonieta Kalunta - Milk Maid

***WINNER FAITH FIDEL (A FISHERMAN'S DIARY)

AMAA 2020 AWARD FOR BEST ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
Arabrun Nyyeneque - 40 Sticks
Adjatey Annang- Gold Ghost Lounge
Narcissus Afeli - Desrances
Cosson Chinepoh - Fisherman's Diary
Ramsey Noah Jnr - Living in Bondage: Breaking Free

***WINNER: RAMSEY NOUAH (LIVING IN BONDAGE - BREAKING FREE)

AMAA 2020 AWARD FOR BEST ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
Maryam Booth - Milk Maid
Chairmaine Mujeri - Mirage
Linda Ejiofor - 4th Republic
Ndano Tramanse - Fisherman's Diary
Tina Mba - The Set Up
Faniswa Yisa - Knuckle City
Evelyne Juhen - Desrances

***WINNER: MARYAM BOOTH (THE MILKMAID)

AMAA 2020 AWARD FOR BEST ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE
Jimmy Jean-Louis - Desrances
Gabriel Afolayan - Coming From Insanity
Kang Quintus - Fisherman's Diary
Bongile Mantsai - Knuckle City
Alphonse Menyo - Gold Coast Lounge
Eyinna Nwigwe - Badamasi
Robert Agengo/Mwaura Bilal/Andreo Kamau/ Xavier Ywawa - 40 Sticks
Darrin Dewitt Henson - Zulu Wedding

***WINNER: JIMMY JEAN-LOUIS (DESRANCES)

AMAA 2020 AWARD FOR BEST ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE
Joselyn Dumas - Cold Feet
Mary Twala Mhlongo - This is Not A Burial, It's a Resurrection
Stella Damasus - Between
Meg Otanwa - For Maria: Ebun Pataki
Zenobia Kloppers - Fiela's Child
Elvina Ibru - The Bling Lagosian
Girley Jazama - The White Line
Kelly Khumalo - Zulu Wedding

***WINNER: MARY TWALA MHLONGO (THIS IS NOT A BURIAL, IT'S A RESSURECTION)

AMAA 2020 AWARD FOR BEST FIRST FEATURE FILM BY A DIRECTOR
Coming From Insanity - Akinyemi Sebastine Akinropo
Living in Bondage - Ramsey Noah Jnr.
Bling Lagosian - Bolanle Austen- Peters
For Maria: Ebun Pataki - Damilola E. Orimogunje
The Zulu Wedding - Lineo Sekeleoana
A Taste of Our Land --Yuhi Amuli -
Mirage - Malaika Mushandu
The White Line - Desire Kahikapo

***WINNER: A TASTE OF OUR LAND (BY YUHI AMULI)

AMAA 2020 AWARD FOR BEST DIRECTOR
Akin Omotoso - The Ghost and House of Truth
Enah Johnscott - A Fisherman's Diary
Jahmil X.T Quebeka- Knuckle City
Desmond Ovbiagele- Milk Maid
Victor Gatonye- 40 Sticks
Appoline Traore - Desrances
Jeremiah Lemohang Mosese - This is Not A Burial, It's a resurrection
Pascal Aka - Gold Coast Lounge

***WINNER: JEREMIAH LEMOHANG MOSESE (THIS IS NOT A BURIAL, IT'S A RESSURECTION)

AMAA 2020 AWARD FOR BEST FILM
The Ghost and the House of Truth
A Fisherman's Diary
Knuckle City
Milk Maid
40 Sticks
Desrances
This is Not A Burial, It's a Resurrection
Gold Coast Lounge

***WINNER: THE MILKMAID

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