African Movie Academy Awards 2013: View pictures and the Full List of Winners

The 9th edition of the African Movie Academy Awards was held in Yenegoa, Bayelsa on Saturday, April 20, 2013, with the theme – ‘Africa One’. The classy event  hosted by Ama K. Abebrese and saw in attendance some of the nominees as well as some of the known faces in the African entertainment industry including Chioma Akpotha, Femi Jacobs, Banky W, Linda Ejiofor, Jude ‘Engees’ Okoye, Rita Dominic,  AY Makun, Waje and many more.

With Nollywood movies dominating the nominations, it was no surprise that Nollywood movies won most of the categories. The AMAA 2013 prize for Best Film went to a Nigerian movie, “Confusion Na Wa”.

African Movie Academy Awards 2013 - Chioma Chukwuka-Akpotha, AY, P-Square African Movie Academy Awards 2013 - Kanayo O Kanayo, Waje, P-Square, AYAfrican Movie Academy Awards 2013 - Lydia Forson

African Movie Academy Awards 2013 - Kanayo O Kanayo African Movie Academy Awards 2013 - Rita Dominic African Movie Academy Awards 2013 - Linda Ejiofor, Femi Jacobs & Jennifer Alegieuno African Movie Academy Awards 2013 - Chioma Chukwuka-Akpotha

Full List of Winners

  • Best Short Film – Kwaku Ananse – Akosua Adoma Owusu (Ghana)
  • Best Documentary – Fuelling Poverty (Nigeria)
  • Best Diaspora Feature – Stones In The Sun (Haiti / United States)
  • Best Diaspora Documentary Fan Do Brasil (Brazil / Guatamela)
  • Best Animation – Adventure Of Zambezia (South Africa)
  • Best Film By An African Abroad – Last Flight To Abuja (United Kingdom / Nigeria)
  • Achievement In Production Design Elelwani (South Africa)
  • Achievement In Costume Design Blood And Henna (Nigeria)
  • Achievement In Make-up – The Meeting (Nigeria)
  • Achievement In Soundtrack – The Last Fishing Boat (Malawi)
  • Achievement In Visual Effects – The Twin Sword (Nigeria)
  • Achievement In Sound – Nairobi Half Life (Kenya)
  • Achievement In Cinematography Uhlanga, The Mark (South Africa)
  • Achievement In Editing Hereos And Zeroes (Nigeria)
  • Achievement In Lightning - Moi Zaphira (Burkina Faso)
  • Achievement In Screenplay – Hereos And Zeroes (Nigeria)
  • Best Nigerian Film – Confusion Na Wa (Nigeria)
  • Best Film In An African Language – Moi Zaphira (Burkina Faso)
  • Best Child Actor – The Ugandan (Uganda)
  • Best Promising Actor – Joseph Wairimu for “Nairobi Half Life” (Kenya)
  • Best Promising Actress - Belinda Effah for “Kokomma” (Nigeria)
  • Best Actor In A Supporting Role – Gabriel Afolayan for “Hoodrush” (Nigeria)
  • Best Actress In A Supporting Role – Hermelinda Cimela for “Virgin Magarida” (Mozambique)
  • Best Actor In A Leading Role Justus Esiri for “Assasins Practice” (Nigeria)
  • Best Actress In A Leading Role – Florence Masebe for “Elelwani” (South Africa)
  • Best Director – Niji Akanni for “Hereos And Zeroes” (Nigeria)
  • Best Film Confusion Na Wa (Nigeria)
  • Lifetime Achievement Awards – Tunde Kelani | Chief Eddi Ugboma | Sir Ositadinma Okeke Oguno (Ossy Affason) | Ayuko Badu | Chief Pete Edochie
  • Film/Video Producers and Marketers Association of Nigeria (FVPMAN) Special Jury Award – Ninah’s Dairy (Cameorun)
  • Special Recognition of Pillars of Nollywood @ 20 – Emem Isong | Kanayo O. Kanayo | Kenneth Okonkwo



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