LIST OF AMAA 2017 NOMINEES AND WINNERS 

 The Red Carpet was really buzzing at the 2017 AMAA Award night. Check out some pics below;

Stephanie Linus

Doris Simeon

Beverly Naya

Nse Ikpe Etim as Hostess for the night

Legendary Taiwo Ajai Lycett posing.

Lydia Forson

Peace Anyiam Osigwe – COO AMAA

Saidi Balogun

Olu Jacobs – AMAA Nominee for Best Actor

Sambasa Nzeribe

1. THE NOMINEES FOR THE EFERE OZAKO AMAA 2017 AWARD FOR BEST SHORT FILM ARE:
 
1.   Bout – Nigeria
2.   On Monday Last Week – Ghana/USA
3.   A Place for Myself – Rwanda
4.   Silence – Nigeria
5.   Kieza – Angola
6.   Yemoja: Rise of the Orisa- Nigeria/UK
7.   Marabout – Senegal
8.   A Place in the Plane – Senegal
 
WINNER:  IT IS A JOINT AWARD AND THE AWARD GOES TO: ‘A PLACE FOR MYSELF’ (RWANDA) AND ‘A PLACE IN THE PLANE’ (SENEGAL)
 
 
2. THE NOMINEES FOR THE AMAA 2017 AWARD FOR BEST ANIMATION ARE:
 
1.   Black Barbie – Ghana
2.   Got Flowers – Nigeria
3.   Gyrow – Nigeria
4.   Pull – Nigeria
 
WINNER: AND THE WINNER IS ‘GOT FLOWERS’ – (NIGERIA)
 
 
3. THE NOMINEES FOR THE AMAA 2017 AWARD FOR BEST DOCUMENTARY ARE:
 
1, Legacy Of The Hills – Mali
2. Makoko: Future Afloat – Nigeria
3. House in the Field – Morocco
4. Vivre Riche – Cote D’Ivoire
5. House of Nwapa – Nigeria
6. Mama Colonel – DRC
7. The African Who Wanted To Fly – Gabon
8. La Colere Dans Le Vent (Anger in the Wind) – Niger
 
WINNER: AND THE AWARD FOR THE AMAA 2017 BEST DOCUMENTARY GOES TO- ‘MAMA COLONEL’ – DRC-CONGO
 
 
4. THE NOMINEES FOR THE OUSMANE SEMBENE AMAA 2017 AWARD FOR BEST FILM IN AN AFRICAN LANGUAGE ARE:
 
1. Logun Ofe – Nigeria
2. Call Me Thief – South Africa
3. Félicité – Senegal
4. Vaya – South Africa
 
 
WINNER: AND THE AWARD GOES TO ‘Félicité’ – SENEGAL
 
 
5. THE NOMINEES FOR THE MICHAEL ANYIAM OSIGWE AMAA 2017 AWARD FOR BEST FILM BY AN AFRICAN LIVING ABROAD ARE:
 
1. Saving Dreams – Nigeria/Canada
2. While We Live – Burkina Faso/Sweden
3. Theory of Conflict- Nigeria/USA
4. A Mile in My Shoes – Morocco/Canada
5. Hell’s Fury- Nigeria/USA
 
WINNER: AND THE AWARD GOES TO: ‘WHILE WE LIVE’ – BURKINA FASO/SWEDEN
 
 
 6. THE NOMINEES  FOR THEAMAA 2017 AWARD FOR BEST DIASPORA SHORT ARE:
 
1.  Kbela – Brazil
 2. Ca$h Out – USA
 3. The Tale of Four – Curacao
4.  90 Days – USA 
 
 
WINNER: AND IT IS A JOINT AWARD. AND THE AWARD GOES TO ’90 DAYS’ (USA) AND ‘KBELA’ (BRAZIL)
 
 
 
 
7. THE NOMINEES FOR THE AMAA 2017 AWARD FOR BEST DIASPORA DOCUMENTARY ARE:
 
 1. 13th – USA
 2. Les heritiers du Vietnam (Martinique)
 3. Horace Tapscott, Musical Griot – USA
 
 
WINNER: AND THE AWARD FOR THE AMAA 2017 AWARD FOR BEST DIASPORA DOCUMENTARY GOES TO ‘13TH’ (USA)
 
 
 8. THE NOMINEES FOR THE AMAA 2017 AWARD FOR BEST DIASPORA FEATURE ARE:
 
1. West Indies Gang – Guadeloupe
 2. Fences – USA
3. Birth of a Nation – USA
4. Double play – Curacao
5. Moonlight – USA
 
WINNER: AND THE AWARD GOES TO ‘BIRTH OF A NATION’ (USA)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
9. THE NOMINEES FOR THE AMAA 2017 AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN PRODUCTION DESIGN ARE:
 
1.   Call Me Thief – South Africa
2.   Félicité- Senegal
3.   76 – Nigeria
4.   Queen of Katwe – Uganda
5.   The Last of Us- Tunisia
 
 
WINNER:  AND THE WINNER IS ‘76’ (NIGERIA)
 
 
10. THE NOMINEES FOR THE AMAA 2017 ACHIEVEMENT IN COSTUME DESIGN ARE:
 
1.   Queen of Katwe- Uganda
2.   Ayamma- Nigeria
3.   Keteke – Ghana
4.   The Last Of Us – Tunisia
5.   Logun Ofe – Nigeria
 
WINNER: AND THE AWARD GOES TO ‘QUEEN OF KATWE’ (UGANDA)
 
 
 
 
 
 
11. THE NOMINEES FOR THE AMAA 2017 AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN MAKE-UP ARE:
 
1.   Dora’s Peace – South Africa
2.   Oloibiri – Nigeria
3.   Ayamma- Nigeria
4.   The Last of Us – Tunisia
5.    Slow Country- Nigeria
 
WINNER: AND THE WINNER OF THE AMAA 2017 AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN MAKE-UP IS ‘OLOIBIRI’ (NIGERIA)
 
12. THE NOMINEES FOR THE AMAA 2017 AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN SOUNDTRACK ARE:
 
1.   Vaya – South Africa
2.   93 Days- Nigeria
3.   A Mile in My Shoes- Morocco
4.   76 – Nigeria
5.   Félicité – Senegal
6.   While We Live- Burkina Faso/Sweden
 
WINNER: AND THE AWARD GOES TO ‘Félicité’ (SENEGAL)
 
 
 
 
 
 
13. THE NOMINEES FOR THE AMAA 2017 AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN VISUAL EFFECT ARE:
 
1.   Wulu – Mali
2.   Oloibiri- Nigeria
3.   Whale Caller – South Africa
4.   Queen of Katwe – Uganda
5.   Slow Country – Nigeria 
 
WINNER: AND THE AWARD GOES TO ‘WULU’ (MALI)
 
 
14. THE NOMINEES FOR THE AMAA 2017 AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN SOUND ARE:
 
1.   93 Days – Nigeria 
2.   Félicité – Senegal
3.   Vaya – South Africa
4.   Wulu- Mali
5.   Dora’s Peace – South Africa
 
 
WINNER: AND THE WINNER IS ‘VAYA’ (SOUTH AFRICA)
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