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Africa Movie Academy Awards 2019 – List of nominees

Taking the award festival back to Nigeria, the home where it all started, the Africa Movie Academy Awards 2019 nominees’ list is led by Nigeria’s produced film ‘The Delivery Boy’ by Adekunle Adejuyigbe with 12 nominations total.

The ceremony slated for an October 26, staging has Ghana’s ‘The Burial of Kojo’ leading the packed categories next to ‘The Delivery Boy’ with a total of 10 nominations including best actor for Joseph Otsiman, who played Kojo in the film and best young/promising actress for Cynthia Dankwa, famous in the film for the character Esi.

Veteran actors in the movie industry, known for their undivided fan base across the continent also scored nominations in the actor categories. 2012 AMAA best actress winner, Rita Dominic faces off with Sola Sobowale in the best actress line up alongside six other actresses from the other sides of Africa. The second recipient of the AMAA best actress title, Joke Silva is back in the race (best supporting actress) for her performance in the movie ‘Light in the Dark’.

A show host and possible red carpet MCs were not made known at the nominees unveiling.  Check below for the full list of nominees making their way to become AMAA title holders.

 

AMAA2019 Award for Best Film by an African-Born Director Living Abroad

  • Julius Amedume – Rattlesnakes
  • Tosin Coker – Lara and the Beats
  • Robert O. Peters – Makeroom

AMAA 2019 Award for Best Diaspora Short Film

  • Bail (United Kingdom)
  • Oath Bound (United Kingdom)
  • Fevah (USA)
  • I Am Superman (Brazil)

AMAA2019 Award for Best Diaspora Documentary

  • Wax Print 1 FABRIC, 4 continents (United Kingdom)
  • The Guardian of No Return (Guadalope)
  • Dare to Dream (USA/Cuba)
  • Drugs as Weapons Against Us (USA)
  • My Friend Fela (Brazil)

AMAA2019 Award for Best Diaspora Narrative Feature

  • Nine Nights (UK)
  • Olympia (USA)
  • Traffik (USA)
  • Hero (Trinidad and Tobago/Canada)
  • Sprinter (Jamaica)

AMAA 2019 Award for Best Achievement in Production Design

  • Redemption (Mozambique)
  • Rafiki (Kenya)
  • Ellen, The Ellen Parkies Stories (South Africa)
  • Urgent (Morocco)
  • Burial of Kojo (Ghana)
  • Sew the Winter to My Skin (South Africa)
  • Mercy of the Jungle (Rwanda)
  • Delivery Boy (Nigeria)

AMAA 2019 Award for Best Achievement in Makeup

  • Makeroom (Nigeria)
  • Gold Statue (Nigeria)
  • Veronica’s Wish (Uganda)
  • Sew the Winter to My Skin (South Africa)
  • Before the Vows (Ghana)
  • Mercy of the Jungle (Rwanda)
  • The Burial of Kojo (Ghana)

AMAA 2019 Award for Best Achievement in Soundtrack

  • Subira (Kenya)
  • Mabata Bata (Mozambique)
  • Farewell Ella Bella (South Africa)
  • Mercy of the Jungle (Rwanda)
  • Sew the Winter to My Skin (South Africa)
  • Lara and the Beats (Nigeria)
  • The Delivery Boy (Nigeria)
  • Redemption (Mozambique)

AMAA 2019 Award for Best Achievement in Visual Effects

  • Makeroom (Nigeria)
  • Sew the Winter to My Skin (South Africa)
  • Knockout Blessing (Nigeria)
  • Mabata Bata (Mozambique)
  • The Delivery Boy (Nigeria)
  • The King of Boys (Nigeria)
  • Burial of Kojo (Ghana)

AMAA 2019 Award for Best Achievement in Sound

  • The Last Victim (South Africa)
  • Sew the Winter to My Skin (South Africa)
  • Makeroom (Nigeria)
  • The Delivery Boy (Nigeria)
  • The Burial of Kojo (Ghana)
  • Urgent (Morocco)
  • Mabata Bata (Mozambique)
  • Redemption (Uganda)

AMAA 2019 Award for Best Achievement in Cinematography

  • Mabata Bata (Mozambique)
  • Sew the Winter to My Skin (South Africa)
  • Mother, I am Suffocating, This Is My Last Film About You (Lesotho)
  • Redemption (Mozambique)
  • Rafiki (Kenya)
  • Delivery Boy (Nigeria)
  • The Burial of Kojo (Ghana)
  • Redemption (Mozambique)

AMAA 2019 Award for Best Achievement in Editing

  • The Delivery Boy (Nigeria)
  • The Burial of Kojo (Ghana)
  • The Last Victim (South Africa)
  • Rafiki (Kenya)
  • 5 The Gold Statue (Nigeria)
  • Diamond in the Sky (Nigeria)
  • Mercy of the Jungle (Rwanda)
  • Sew The Winter To My Skin (South Africa)

AMAA 2019 Award for Best Achievement in Screenplay

  • The Delivery Boy (Nigeria)
  • The Last Victim (South Africa)
  • Rafiki (Kenya)
  • Diamond in the Sky (Nigeria)
  • Gold Statue (Morocco)
  • Lara and the Beats (Nigeria)
  • Redemption (Mozambique)
  • Up North (Nigeria)

AMAA2019 /National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB)Award for Best Nigerian Film

  • The Delivery Boy
  • Lara and the Beats
  • Makeroom
  • King of Boys
  • Gold Statute
  • Up North
  • Knockout Blessing

AMAA 2019 Award for Best Young/Promising Actor

  • Youssef Alaoui (Ayoub) URGENT
  • Angel Onyinyechi Unigwe (Adaeze) LIGHT IN THE DARK
  • Cynthia Dankwa (Esi) BURIAL OF KOJO
  • Emilio Bilo (Azarias) Mabata Bata
  • Jamma Ibrahim (Amir) The Delivery Boy
  • Catherine Credo (Neema) Fatuma

AMAA 2019 Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role

  • Remilekun “Reminisce” Sarafu (Makanaki) – King of Boys
  • Jarrid Geduld 9 (Abie) – Ellen, The Ellen Parkies Story
  • Zolisa Xaluva (Wyatt Earp) – Sew the Winter to my Skin
  • Kanayo O. Kanyayo (Chief Otuekong) – Up North
  • Kobina Amissah-Sam (Kwabina) – The Burial of Kojo
  • Bucci Franklyn (Dagogo) – Knockout Blessing

AMAA 2019 Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role

  • Eniola Shobayo (Vivian) – Knockout Blessing
  • Linda Ejiofor (Oby) – Knockout Blessing
  • Kandyse McClure (Golden Eyes) – Sew the Winter to My Skin
  • Adesua Etomi (Kemi) – The King of Boys
  • Joke Silva (Mama Jumoke) – Light in the Dark
  • Arlete Bombe (Mia) – Redemption

AMAA 2019 Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role

  • Gabriel Afolayan – Gold Statue
  • 2 Joseph Otsiman (Kojo) – The Burial of Kojo
  • 3 Chinedu Ikedieze (Big Chi) – Lara and the Beats
  • 4 Jimmy Jean Louis (RobertMcQueen) – Rattlesnakes
  • Gil Alexandre (Bruno) – Redemption
  • Marc Zinga – Mercy of the Jungle
  • Ezra Mabengeza (Samson) – Sew The Winter To My Skin
  • Ayoub Bombwe (Mwanyusi) – Fatuma

AMAA 2019 Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role

  • 1 Sheila Munyiva (Ziki) – Rafiki
  • Rita Dominic (Jumoke Arinze) – Light in the Dark
  • Jill Levenberg (Ellen) – The Ellen Parkies Story
  • Beatrice Taisamo (Fatuma) – Fatuma
  • Seyi Shay (Lara) – Lara and the Beats
  • Sola Sobowale (Eniola) – King of Boys
  • Jemima Osunde (Nkem) – The Delivery Boy
  • Samantha Mugatsia (Kena) – Rafiki

AMAA 2019 Award for Best Director-First Feature Film

  • Blitz Bazawule – The Burial of Kojo (Ghana)
  • Adekunle “Nodash” Adejuyigbe – The Delivery Boy (Nigeria)
  • Sippy Chadha – Subira (Tanzania)
  • Nicole Amarteifo – Before the Vows (Ghana)

 

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