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Nominees for 2016 African Movie Academy Awards | Full list

The 2016 Africa Movie Academy Awards nominations list has been released
The 2016 Africa Movie Academy Awards nominations list has been released
Another awards season is upon us, as the nominations list for the 2016 African Movie Academy Awards has been released.
The 12th edition of the ceremony which will recognize and honour excellence among directors, actors, and writers in the African movie sphere is set to hold in Port Harcourt on June 11, 2016.
The list is as follows:
1. EFERE OZAKO AMAA 2016 AWARD FOR BEST SHORT FILM 
 Encounter – Nigeria
 Le Chemin – Cote De Voire
 Blood Taxi – Nigeria
 Meet The Parents – Nigeria/Canada
 Nourah The Holy Light – Burkina Faso
 Ireti – Nigeria
 Life of Nigerian Couple – Nigeria

2. AMAA 2016 AWARD FOR BEST ANIMATION
 The Pencil – Burkina Faso
 The Peculiar Life of a Spider – Ghana
 Funsie Fast Fingers – Nigeria
 Lazare Sie Pale – Burkina Faso

3. AMAA 2016 AWARD FOR BEST DOCUMENTARY
 My Fathers Funeral – Cameroon
 Nollywood – Nigeria
 Tchindas- Cape Verde
 The Fruitless Tree – Niger
 Runs ‘I too Seek The Horizon’ – Nigeria/UK
 Camera/Woman – Morocco

4. OUSMANE SEMBENE AMAA 2016 AWARD FOR BEST FILM IN AN AFRICAN LANGUAGE
 Brotherhood Eye – Mali
 Bala Bala Sese – Uganda
 Missing God – Nigeria
 Cursed Treasure – Ghana
 Wako – Uganda
 Daggers of Life (Agbe Fe Akumehewo) – Ghana

5. MICHAEL ANYIAM OSIGWE AMAA 2016 AWARD FOR BEST FILM BY AN AFRICAN LIVING ABROAD
 Lambadina – Ethiopia/USA
 Skinned – Liberia/USA
 LAPD African Cop – USA/Nigeria
 Boxing Day – USA/Nigeria
 MONA – Nigeria/UK

6. AMAA 2016 AWARD FOR BEST DIASPORA SHORT
 Lines  – USA
 Raptors  – USA
 Across The Track – USA

7. AMAA 2016 AWARD FOR BEST DIASPORA DOCUMENTARY
 Can You Dig This- USA
 America’s Blues – USA
 Spirits of Rebellion – USA

8. AMAA 2016 AWARD FOR BEST DIASPORA FEATURE
 America Is Still the Place – USA
 Ben & Ara – USA
 Luv Don’t Live Here – USA

9. AMAA 2016 AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN PRODUCTION DESIGN
 The Cursed One – Ghana
 Soldiers Story – Nigeria
 Ayanda- South Africa
 Missing God – Nigeria
 Out of Luck- Nigeria

10. AMAA 2016 ACHIEVEMENT IN COSTUME DESIGN
 Eye of the storm
 Oshimiri
 The Cursed One
 Ayanda
 Soldiers Story

11. AMAA 2016 AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN MAKE-UP
 Oshimiri
 The Cursed One
 Missing God
 Soldiers Story

12. AMAA 2016 AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN SOUNDTRACK
 O-Town – Nigeria
 Tell Me Sweet Something – South Africa
 The Cursed One – Ghana
 Hear me Move – South Africa
 Le Pagne- Niger

13. AMAA 2016 AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN VISUAL EFFECT
 Hear me Move  – South Africa
 Oshimiri  – Nigeria
 Stupid Movie – Nigeria
 House Arrest – Uganda
 Soldiers Story – Nigeria

14. AMAA 2016 AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN SOUND
 Eye of the Storm- Burkina Faso
 Fifty – Nigeria
 The Cursed One – Ghana
 Behind Closed Doors – Morocco
 Falling – Nigeria
 Rebecca- Ghana

15. AMAA 2016 AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN CINEMATOGRAPHY
 The Cursed one
 Eye of the Storm
 Ayanda
 Tell me Sweet Something
 Fifty

16. AMAA 2016 AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN EDITING
 Behind Closed Doors
 Rebecca
 The Cursed One
 Eye of the Storm
 Hear me Move

17. AMAA 2016 AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN SCREEN PLAY 
 The Cursed One
 Tell me Sweet Something
 The Visit
 Eye of the Storm
 Beyond Blood

18. AMAA 2016- RIVERS STATE GOVERNMENT ENDOWED AWARD FOR BEST NIGERIAN FILM
 Beyond Blood
 Dry
 Fifty
 Missing God
 Falling
 O’Town

19. AMAA 2016 AWARD FOR BEST YOUNG/ PROMISING ACTOR
 Nyanso Dzedze – Hear Me Move
 Ophelia Klenam Dzidzornu – The Cursed One
 Zubaidat Ibrahim Fagge – Dry
 Ifu Ennada – O’Town
 Eve Esin – Oshimiri

20. AMAA 2016 AWARD FOR BEST ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
 Joseph Otsiman – The Cursed One
 Uti Nwachukwu – Breathless
 Abidine Dioari – Eye of the Storm
 Adeolu Adekola – Taxi Driver
 Kenneth Nkosi – Ayanda
 Thomas Gumede- Tell Me Sweet Something

21. AMAA 2016 AWARD FOR BEST ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
 Thishiwe Ziqubu – Tell me Sweet Something
 Maureen Okpoko – Missing God
 Ijeoma Grace Agu – Jimi Bendel/ Taxi Driver
 Bontte Modiselle – Hear Me Move
 Nthati Moshesh – Ayanda
 Linda Ejiofor– Out of Luck

22. AMAA 2016 AWARD FOR BEST ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE
 Oris Erhuero – The Cursed One
 OC Ukeje – Ayanda
 Fragass Assande – Eye of the Storm
 Masego ‘Maps’ Maponyane – Tell me Sweet Something
 Daniel k. Daniel – Soldiers Story
 Biuferi Yakoubi – La Pagne

23. AMAA 2016 AWARD FOR BEST ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE
 Zineb Odeib – Behind Closed Doors
 Adesua Etomi- Falling
 Fulu Mugovhani – Ayanda
 Maimouna N’Daiye – Eye of the Storm
 Iretiola Doyle, Dakore Egbuson, Nse Ikpe Etim, Omoni Oboli – Fifty
 Nomzamo Mbatha – Tell me Sweet Something

24. AMAA 2016 AWARD FOR BEST FIRST FEATURE FILM BY A DIRECTOR
 MONA – Anthony Abuah
 Beyond Blood – Greg Odutayo
 8 Bars and a Clef- Chioma Onyenwe

25. AMAA 2016 AWARD FOR BEST DIRECTOR
 Nana Obiri-Yeboah – The Cursed One
 Biyi Bandele- Fifty
 Sekou Toure- Eye of the Storm
 Sara Blecher- Ayanda
 Moussa Hamadou Djingarey- La Pagne
 Stephanie Linus – Dry
 Akin Omotoso – Tell me Sweet Something
 Mohammed Ahed Bensouda – Behind Closed Doors

26. AMAA 2016 AWARD FOR BEST FILM
 The Cursed One – Ghana
 Fifty – Nigeria
 Eye of the Storm  – Burkina Faso
 Ayanda – South Africa
 La Pagne- Niger
 Dry – Nigeria
 Tell me Sweet Something- South Africa
8. Behind Closed Doors- Morocco