Winners at the 2016 AMAA Awards

The much anticipated 2006 African Movie Academy Awards was held on 11th of June, 2016 at Dr. Obi Wali Event Centre, Port-Harcourt, Rivers State

The award was graced by notable stars including  Honourable Minister of Information Lai Mohammed, who led the Federal Government delegates to the pan Africa awards ceremony.

Some of the stars who smiled home with awards include Daniel K Daniel, Thishiwe Ziqubu, RMD, Olu Jacobs, Joke Silva among others.

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See below the full list of winners at this years 2016 AMAA Awards:


Best Short Film: Meet the Parents

Best Animated Movie: The Pencil

Best Documentary: Fruitless

Best Diaspora short film: Across the track

Best short film by an African Living Abroad: Lambadin

Best Diaspora Feature: Ben & Ara

Award for achievement in Production Design: The Cursed one(Ghana)

Achievement in Costume Design: Eye of the storm (Burkina Faso)

Award for Achievement in Make up: Soldiers Story

Award for Achievement in Sound Track: O-Town

Award for Best production Winner: Cursed One (Ghana)

Award for Achievement in Visual Effect: Oshimiri

Award for Achievement in Sound: Fifty

Award for Achievement in Cinematography: The Cursed one (Ghana)

Award for Achievement in Editing: Hear me Move (South Africa)

Award for Achievement in Screen Play: Tell me Something Sweet (South Africa)

River State Government Endowed Award for Best Nigeria Film: Dry

Award for Best Film in an African Language: Missing God

Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role: Abidine Diorai-Eye in the Storm

Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role: Thishiwe Ziqubu: Tell me Something Sweet (South Africa)

Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role: Daniel K. Daniel: Soldiers Story

Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role: Fulu Mugivhani- Ayanda

Award for Best Feature film by a Director: Beyond Blood- Greg Odutayo

Life Time Achievement Award”

Olu Jacobs and Joke Silva

Richard Mofe Damijo

Award For Best Director: Nana Obiri-Yeboah: The Cursed One

Award for the Best Film: Eye of the Storm

Award for Best Young Promising Actor: Zubaidat Ibrahim Fagge: Dry