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Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) Winners 2013

Posted: 26 May, 2013

The 2013 Africa Movie Academy Awards took place on Saturday at a glittering ceremony in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State capital. The Nigerian film ‘Confusion Na Wa’ emerged champion, winning the prize for Best Film.

Late Justus Esiri was awarded the post-humous trophy for Best Actor in a leading role while Gabriel Afolayan received the Supporting Actor nod.

Here is the full list of winners:

- Best Short Film: Kwaku Ananse (Ghana)

- Best Documentary: Fuelling Poverty (Nigeria)

- Best Diaspora Feature: Stones In The Sun (Haiti/USA)

- Best Diaspora Documentary: Fan Do Brasil (Brazil/Guadeloupe)

- Best Animation: Adventure Of Zambezia (South Africa)

- Best Film By An Africans Abroad: Last Flight To Abuja (UK/Nigeria)

- Achievement In Production Design: Elelwani

- Achievement In Costume Design: Blood And Henna (Nigeria)

- Achievement In Make-Up: The Meeting

- Achievement In Soundtrack: The Last Fishing Boat (Malawi)

- Achievement In Visual Effects: The Twin Sword

- Achievement In Sound: Nairobi Half Life (Kenya)

- Achievement In Cinematography: Uhlanga, The Mark (South Africa)

- Achievement In Editing: Heroes And Zeros

- Best Actress In A Leading Role: Florence Masebe – Elelwani

- Achievement In Lightning: Moi Zaphira

- Achievement In Screenplay: Heroes And Zeros

- Best Nigerian Film: Confusion Na Wa (Nigeria)

- Best Film In An African Language: Moi Zaphira (Burkina Faso)

- Best Promising Actor: Belinda Effah: Kokomma

- Best Promising Actor: Joseph Wairimu: Nairobi Half Life

- Best Actor In A Supporting Role: Gabriel Afolayan – Hoodrush

- Best Actress In A Supporting Role: Hermelinda Cimela – Virgin Magarida

- Best Actor In A Leading Role: Justus Esiri – Assasins Practice

- Best Director: Niji Akanni – Heroes And Zeros (Nigeria)

- Best Film: Confusion Na Wa (Nigeria)

- Lifetime Achievement Awards: Tunde Kelani, Chief Eddi Ugbomah, Sir Ositadinma Okeke Oguno (Ossy Affason), Ayuko Badu and Chief Pete Edochie

- Special Recognition of Pillars of Nollywood: Emem Isong, Kanayo O. Kanayo, Kenneth Okonkwo and Film/Video Producers and Marketers Association of Nigeria (FVPMAN)

- Special Jury Award: Ninah’s Dairy (Cameroon)

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