The AMAA is the leading, most glamorous awards event that recognises and rewards excellence in creativity on the continent of Africa founded by veteran filmmaker, Peace Anyiam-Osigwe.
While RMD emerged the overall Best Actor in a Leading Role, for his role in Cross Roads, Silva, bagged the Best Actress in a Supporting Role award for her character in Potato Potahto.
Regina Udalor, the Producer and Writer of the “Lost Cafe’’, said on Monday that the film had been nominated in seven categories of the 2018 African Movie Academy Awards.
Nollywood actress, Ini Edo, and her Ghanaian counterpart, Jocelyn Dumas, are once again set to battle for the Best Actress…
The Chief Executive Officer of AMAA, Dayo Ogunyemi, said the leadership of the award body decided to take the nominations event to Hollywood this year to begin the concrete step of taking African cinema to the home of global cinema for a mutually and economically viable cooperation
The organisers of the pan-African reward system for motion picture professionals shifted the 2015 edition of the event in honour of the memory of Michael Anyiam-Osigwe, the elder brother of the founder of the awards who passed on recently
The nominations into the 27 categories of the awards were announced by the AMAA Jurors at a well-attended gala night, which took place at the Emperor Palace Hotel, Johannesburg, South Africa
The awards organisers, according to the Chairman of College of Screeners, Shaibu Hussein, received 428 films from different parts of the world
The unveiling event, which took place at the African Sun, Amber Residence Hotel, GRA, Ikeja, Lagos State, was a huge media event that had tens of journalists covering print, broadcast and online news media organisations
AMAA sources in Yenegoa hinted that Nollywood stars such as Bryan Okwara, Ivie Okujaiye, KC Ejelonu, Brevely Maya, Wole Ojo amongst others have been spotted in the state
The trio were unveiled as the host of the 9th edition of the awards, which is billed to hold in Yenegoa, the Bayelsa State capital