Nigerian movies dominate as Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) releases nominees for 2019 awards (full list)

Nigerian Movies Dominate As AFRICAN Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) Releases Nominees For 2019 Awards
List of nominees for the 2019 Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) has been released.‘The Delivery Boy’ and ‘King of Boys’ got the most nominations for the 2019 Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA).

Nigerian movies dominate as Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) releases nominees for 2019 awards (full list)


Nigeria scored the most nominations with the Adekunle ‘Nodash’ Adejuyigbe-directed film, ‘The Delivery Boy’ scoring 12 nominations while Kemi Adetiba-directed ‘King of Boys’ pulled eight nominations.

Actors in ‘The Delivery Boy’, a film that explores the backstory of terrorists, earned nominations for Best Actress in a Leading Role (Jemima Osunde) and Promising Actor (Jammal Ibrahim).

The 15th edition of the much-anticipated awards will hold on Oct. 26 in Lagos State.

See Nominations below:

5. Michael Anyiam Osigwe AMAA2019 Award For Best Film by an African-Born Director Living Abroad

1. Julius Amedume – Rattlesnakes
2. Tosin Coker – Lara and the Beats
3. Robert O. Peters – Makeroom

6. AMAA 2019 Award For Best Diaspora Short Film

1. Bail (United Kingdom)
2. Oath Bound (United Kingdom)
3. Fevah (USA)
4. I Am Superman (Brazil)

7. AMAA2019 Award For Best Diaspora Documentary

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

8. AMAA2019 Award For Best Diaspora Narrative Feature

1. Nine Nights (UK)
2. Olympia (USA)
3. Traffik (USA)
4. Hero (Trinidad and Tobago/Canada)
5. Sprinter (Jamaica)

9. AMAA 2019 Award For Best Achievement in Production Design

1. Redemption (Mozambique)
2. Rafiki (Kenya)
3. Ellen, The Ellen Parkies Stories (South Africa)
4. Urgent (Morocco)
5. Burial of Kojo (Ghana)
6. Sew the Winter to My Skin (South Africa)
7. Mercy of the Jungle (Rwanda)
8. Delivery Boy (Nigeria)

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10. AMAA 2019 Award For Best Achievement in Make-Up

1. Makeroom (Nigeria)
2. Gold Statue (Nigeria)
3. Veronica’s Wish (Uganda)
4. Sew the Winter to My Skin (South Africa)
5. Before the Vows (Ghana)
6. Mercy of the Jungle (Rwanda)
7. The Burial of Kojo (Ghana)

11. AMAA 2019 Award For Best Achievement in Soundtrack

1. Subira (Kenya)
2. Mabata Bata (Mozambique)
3. Farewell Ella Bella (South Africa)
4. Mercy of the Jungle (Rwanda)
5. Sew the Winter to My Skin (South Africa)
6. Lara and the Beats (Nigeria)
7. The Delivery Boy (Nigeria)
8. Redemption (Mozambique)

12. AMAA 2019 Award For Best Achievement in Visual Effects

1. Makeroom (Nigeria)
2. Sew the Winter to My Skin (South Africa)
3. Knockout Blessing (Nigeria)
4. Mabata Bata (Mozambique)
5. The Delivery Boy (Nigeria)
6. The King of Boys (Nigeria)
7. Burial of Kojo (Ghana)

13. AMAA 2019 Award For Best Achievement in Sound

1. The Last Victim (South Africa)
2. Sew the Winter to My Skin (South Africa)
3. Makeroom (Nigeria)
4. The Delivery Boy (Nigeria)
5. The Burial of Kojo (Ghana)
6. Urgent (Morocco)
7. Mabata Bata (Mozambique)
8. Redemption (Uganda)

14. AMAA 2019 Award For Best Achievement in Cinematography

1. Mabata Bata (Mozambique)
2. Sew the Winter to My Skin (South Africa)
3. Mother, I am Suffocating, This Is My Last Film About You (Lesotho)
4. Redemption (Mozambique)
5. Rafiki (Kenya)
6. Delivery Boy (Nigeria)
7. The Burial of Kojo (Ghana)
8. Redemption (Mozambique)

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15. AMAA 2019 Award For Best Achievement in Editing

1. The Delivery Boy (Nigeria)
2. The Burial of Kojo (Ghana)
3. The Last Victim (South Africa)
4. Rafiki (Kenya)
5 The Gold Statute (Nigeria)
6. Diamond in the Sky (Nigeria)
7. Mercy of the Jungle (Rwanda)
8. Sew The Winter To My Skin (South Africa)

16. AMAA 2019 Award For Best Achievement in Screenplay

1. The Delivery Boy (Nigeria)
2. The Last Victim (South Africa)
3. Rafiki (Kenya)
4. Diamond in the Sky (Nigeria)
5. Gold Statute (Morocco)
6. Lara and the Beats (Nigeria)
7. Redemption (Mozambique)
8. Up North (Nigeria)

17. AMAA2019 /National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB)Award For Best Nigerian Film

1. The Delivery Boy
2. Lara and the Beats
3. Makeroom
4. King of Boys
5. Gold Statute
6. Up North
7. Knockout Blessing

18. AMAA 2019 Award For Best Young/Promising Actor

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

19. AMAA 2019 Award For Best Actor in a Supporting Role

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

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20. AMAA 2019 Award For Best Actress in a Supporting Role

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

21. AMAA 2019 Award For Best Actor in a Leading Role

1. 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
5. Gil Alexandre (Bruno) – Redemption
6. Marc Zinga – Mercy of the Jungle
7. Ezra Mabengeza (Samson) – Sew The Winter To My Skin
8. Ayoub Bombwe (Mwanyusi) – Fatuma

22. AMAA 2019 Award For Best Actress in a Leading Role

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

23. AMAA 2019 Award For Best Director-First Feature Film

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

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