Monday, April 23, 2012

2012 AMA Awards - Rita Dominic,Majid Michel ,Adesuwa Win [Full List]


     The 2012 African Movie Academy Awards took place last night April 22,2012 at the expo centre,Eko Hotel & Suite ,Lagos. South African Charlie Vundla scooped Best Director and his debut, film noir thriller How 2 Steal 2 Million,was named Best Film. With four awards, How 2 Steal 2 Million was the most awarded film on the night.Nigeria’s Benin-set historical epic Adesuwa was a close second with three awards, for Costume Design, Visual Effects, and Best Nigerian Film.

  Nigeria’s Rita Dominic was named Best Actress for her role in Kenyan film Shattered, while Ghanaian Majid Michel won Best Actor for his role in Somewhere in Africa. Danny Glover's Toussaint Louverture was named Best Diaspora Film.Heroes star Jimmy Jean-Louis hosted the prestigious awards, which included performances from Asa, 2Face Idibia and Senegal’s Viviane Ndour.
South Africa’s crime drama State of Violence won Best Film in an African Language and Best Achievement in Sound.

Full Winners List
AMAA 2011 PRIZE FOR BEST FILM
1. State Of Violence - South Africa
2. Adesuwa - Nigeria
3. Otelo Burning – South Africa
4. Rugged Priest - Kenya
5. How 2 Steal 2 Million
 - South Africa WINNER
6. Ties That Bind - Ghana
7. Man On Ground - South Africa/Nigeria

AMAA 2012 PRIZE FOR BEST SHORT FILM
1. Jamaa – Uganda
2. Look Again – Kenya
3. Maffe Tiga – Guinea
4. Braids On Bald Head – Nigeria WINNER
5. Hidden Life – South Africa
6. Mwansa The Great - Zimbabwe
7. Chumo – Tanzania
8. The Young Smoker - Nigeria
AMAA 2012 PRIZE FOR BEST DOCUMENTARY
1. African Election – Nigeria/Germany WINNER
2. Beyond The Deadly Pit – Rwanda
3. Awa Ogbe: An African Adventure – Algeria
4. Dear Mandela – South Africa
5. White& Black; Crime And Colour – Tanzania
6. The Niger Delta Struggle – Ghana
7. There Is Nothing Wrong With My Uncle –Nigeria
8. How Much Is Too Much – Kenya

AMAA 2012 PRIZE FOR BEST DIASPORA FEATURE
1. Toussaint Louverture – Senegal/Guadalupe WINNER
2. Ghett'a Life - Jamaica
3. High Chicago - Canada
4. Elza - Guadalupe
5. Better Mus' Come - Jamaica
6. Kinyanrwanda - USA

AMAA 2012 PRIZE FOR BEST DIASPORA DOCUMENTARY
1. The Education Of Auma Obama - Germany WINNER
2. White Wash - USA
3. Almendron Mi Corazon - Guadalupe
4. All Me: The Life And Times Of Winfred Hubert - USA


AMAA 2012 PRIZE FOR BEST DIASPORA (SHORT FILM)
1. John Doe - USA
2. White Sugar In A Black Pot -USA WINNER
3. The Lost One -USA

AMAA 2012 PRIZE FOR BEST ANIMATION
1. The Legend on Ngong Hills – Kenya WINNER
2. Oba - Nigeria
3. Climate Change is Real – Kenya
4. Egu – South Africa
5. Nauliza - Kenya

AMAA 2012 PRIZE FOR BEST FILM BY AN AFRICAN LIVING ABROAD
1. Mystery Of Birds – USA/Nigeria WINNER
2. Housemates – UK/Nigeria WINNER
3. Ben Kross – Italy/Nigeria
4. Paparazzi Eye In The Dark – USA/Nigeria/Ghana

AMAA 2012 PRIZE FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN PRODUCTION DESIGN
1. Somewhere in Africa - Ghana
2. Phone Swap – Nigeria WINNER
3. Otelo Burning – South Africa
4. Adesuwa - Nigeria
5. How 2 Steal 2 Million - South Africa

AMAA 2012 PRIZE FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN COSTUME DESIGN
1. The Captain Of Nakara - Kenya
2. Adesuwa – Nigeria WINNER
3. Rugged Priest -Kenya
4. Somewhere In Africa - Ghana
5. Queen's Desire - Nigeria
AMAA 2012 PRIZE FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN MAKE-UP
1. Rugged Priest - Kenya
2. State Research Bureau - Uganda
3. Adesuwa - Nigeria
4. Somewhere In Africa - Ghana
5. Shattered – Kenya WINNER
AMAA 2012 PRIZE FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN SOUNDTRACK
1. Otelo Burning – South Africa
2. Alero’s Symphony – Nigeria 
WINNER
3. Adesuwa - Nigeria
4. How 2 Steal 2 Million - South Africa
5. Somewhere In Africa – Ghana

AMAA 2012 PRIZE FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN VISUAL EFFECTS
1. Behind The Mask - Nigeria
2. Somewhere In Africa - Ghana
3. Adesuwa – Nigeria WINNER
4. State Research Bureau - Uganda
5. Otelo Burning – South Africa

AMAA 2012 PRIZE FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN SOUND
1. State Of Violence – South Africa WINNER
2. Otelo Burning – South Africa
3. How To Steal 2 Million - South Africa
4. Man On Ground - South Africa/Nigeria
5. Algiers Murder - South Africa

AMAA 2012 PRIZE FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN CINEMATOGRAPHY
1. How 2 Steal 2 Million - South Africa
2. Otelo Burning – South Africa WINNER

3. Rugged Priest - Kenya
4. Masquerades - Ghana
5. Man On Ground – South Africa/Nigeria
AMAA 2012 PRIZE FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN EDITING
1. Algiers Murder - South Africa
2. Man On Ground - South Africa/Nigeria
3. Unwanted Guest – Nigeria
4. How 2 Steal 2 Million- South Africa WINNER
5. Otelo Burning – South Africa
6. Alero’s Symphony - Nigeria
AMAA 2012 PRIZE FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN SCREENPLAY
1. Ties That Bind – Ghana WINNER
2. Mr & Mrs - Nigeria
3. How 2 Steal 2 Million - South Africa
4. Otelo Burning –South Africa
5. Unwanted Guest -Nigeria
6. Two Brides And A Baby - Nigeria
AMAA 2012 PRIZE FOR BEST NIGERIAN FILM
1. Unwanted Guest -Nigeria
2. Family On Fire - Nigeria
3. Alero’s Symphony - Nigeria
4. Adesuwa – Nigeria WINNER
5. Phone Swap – Nigeria
AMAA 2012 PRIZE FOR BEST FILM IN AN AFRICAN LANGUAGE
1. Chumo - Tanzania
2. State Of Violence - South Africa WINNER
3. Reginna Danies (Bank Job) - Nigeria
4. Benjamin Abemigisha (Jamaa) - Uganda
5. Rachel Nduhukire (Jamaa) - Uganda
6. Ayinla O. Abdulaheem (ZR-7) - Nigeria
AMAA 2012 PRIZE FOR BEST YOUNG/PROMISING ACTOR
1. Neo Ntatleno (State Of Violence) – South Africa
2. Ivie Okujaye (Alero’s Symphony) – Nigeria WINNER
3. Iyobosa Olaye (Adesuwa) – Nigeria
4. Martha Ankomah (Somewhere In Africa) - Ghana
5. Thomas Gumede (Otelo Burning) – South Africa
6. Sihle Xaba (Otelo Burning) – South Africa
AMAA 2012 PRIZE FOR BEST ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
1. Rapulana Seiphemo (How 2 Steal 2 Million) – South Africa
2. Fana Mokoena (Man On Ground) – South Africa/Nigeria WINNER
3. Hafiz Oyetoro (Phone Swap) - Nigeria
4. Okechukwu Uzoesi (Two Brides And A Baby) - Nigeria
5. Godfrey Theobejane (48) - Nigeria
6. Lwanda Jawar (Rugged Priest) – Kenya
AMAA 2012 PRIZE FOR BEST ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
1. Terry Pheto (How 2 Steal 2 Million) – South Africa WINNER
2. Ebbe Bassey (Ties That Bind) - Ghana
3. Empress Njamah (Bank Job) - Nigeria
4. Ngozi Ezeonu (Adesuwa) - Nigeria
5. Thelma Okoduwa (Mr & Mrs) - Nigeria
6. Omotola Jalade Ekeinde (Ties That Bind) - Ghana
AMAA 2012 PRIZE FOR BEST ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE
1. Menzi Ngubane (How 2 Steal 2 Million) – South Africa
2. Majid Michel (Somewhere In Africa) – Ghana WINNER
3. Chet Anekwe (Unwanted Guest) - Nigeria
4. Jafta Mamabolo (Otelo Burning) – South Africa
5. Karabo Lance (48) - South Africa
6. Wale Ojo (Phone Swap) - Nigeria
7. Hakeem Kae-Kazim (Man On Ground) – Nigeria/South Africa
AMAA 2012 PRIZE FOR BEST ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE
1. Nse Ikpe Etim (Mr & Mrs) - Nigeria
2. Yvonne Okoro (Single Six) - Ghana
3. Ama K. Abebrese (Ties That Bind) - Ghana
4. Rita Dominic (Shattered) – Nigeria WINNER
5. Uche Jombo (Damage) - Nigeria
6. Millicent Makheido (48) – Nigeria
7. Kudzai Sevenzo-Nyarai (Playing Warriors) - Zimbabwe
AMAA 2012 PRIZE FOR BEST DIRECTOR
1. Lancelot Oduwa Imaseun (Adesuwa) - Nigeria
2. Leila Djansi (Ties That Bind) - Ghana
3. Bob Nyanja (Rugged Priest) - Kenya
4. Charlie Vundla (How 2 Steal 2 Million) – South Africa WINNER
5. Khalo Matabane (State Of Violence) – South Africa
6. Akin Omotoso (Man On Ground) – South Africa/Nigeria
7. Sara Bletcher (Otelo Burning) – South Africa
SPECIAL JURY PRIZE
Man on Ground - South Africa/Nigeria WINNER

1 comment:

  1. It's about time Rita gets an AMAA award. I hope her movie "The Meeting" gets an award too, sometime this year or so. The film celebrates our African culture.

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