Mar 18, 2012

Rita Dominic,Omotola Jalade, Uche Jombo, Others Get AMAA Nominations

Lancelot Adesuwa's Adesuwa movie, South Africa's Otelo Burning got the most nominations. The movie, How To Steal 2 Million also got many nominations.

Below is the full list of 2012 AMAA nominees in 26 Categories;


AMAA 2012 Nomination List
A. AMAA 2012 Prize For Short Film
1. Jamaa – Uganda
2. Look Again – Kenya
3. Maffe Tiga – Guinea
4. Braids On Bald Head – Nigeria
5. Hidden Life – South Africa
6. Mwansa The Great - Zimbabwe
7. Chumo – Tanzania
8. The Young Smoker - Nigeria

B. AMAA 2012 Prize For Best Documentary
1. African Election – Nigeria/Germany
2. Beyond The Deadly Pit – Rwanda
3. Awa Ogbe: An African Adventure – Algeria
4. Dear Mandella – South Africa
5. White And 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

C. AMAA 2012 Prize For Best Diaspora Feature
1. Toussanat Louverture - France
2. Ghetta Life -Jamaica
3. High Chicago - Canada
4. Elza -Guadelupe
5. Better Must Come - Jamaica
6. Kinyarwanda - USA

D. AMAA 2012 Prize For Best Diaspora Documentary
1. The Education Of Auma Obama - Germany
2. White Wash - USA
3. Almendron Mi Corazon - Guadelope
4. All Me: The Life And Times Of Winfred Hubert -USA

E. AMAA 2012 Prize For Best Diaspora (Short Film)
1. John Doe - USA
2. White Sugar In A Black Pot -USA
3. The Lost One -USA

F. AMAA 2012 Prize For Best Animation
1. The Lengend Of Ngog Hills - Kenya
2. Oba – Nigeria
3. Climate Change Is Real – Kenya
4. Egu – South Africa
5. Chomoka - Kenya

G. AMAA 2012 Prize For Best Film By An African Living Abroad
1. Mystery Of Birds – USA/Nigeria
2. Housemates – UK/Nigeria
3. Ben Kross – Italy/Nigeria
4. Paparezzi Eye In The Dark – USA/Nigeria/Ghana

H. AMAA 2012 Prize For Achievement In Production Design
1. Somewhere In Africa - Ghana
2. Phone Swap - Nigeria
3. Otelo Burning –South Africa
4. Adesuwa - Nigeria
5. How To Steal 2 Million - South Africa

I. AMAA 2012 Prize For Costume Design
1. The Captain Of Nakara -
2. Adesuwa - Nigeria
3. Rugged Priest -Kenya
4. Somewhere In Africa - Ghana
5. Queens Desire 

J. 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

K. AMAA 2012 Prize For Achievement In Sound Track
1. Otelo Burning – South Africa
2. Alero's Symphony - Nigeria
3. Adesuwa - Nigeria
4. How To Steal 2 Million - South Africa
5. Somewhere In Africa - Ghana

L. AMAA 2012 Prize For Achievement In Visual Effects
1. Behind The Mask
2. Somewhere In Africa - Ghana
3. Adesuwa - Nigeria
4. State Research Bureau - Uganda
5. Otelo Burning – South Africa

M. AMAA 2012 Prize For Achievement In Sound
1. State Of Violence – South Africa
2. Otelo Burning – South Africa
3. How To Steal 2 Million - South Africa
4. Man On Ground - South Africa
5. Algiers Murder - South Africa

N. AMAA 2012 Prize For Achievement In Cinematography
1. How To Steal 2 Million - South Africa
2. Otelo Burning – South Africa
3. Rugged Priest -Kenya
4. Masquerades -Ghana
5. Man On Ground – South Africa/Nigeria

O. 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 To Steal 2 Million - South Africa
5. Otelo Burning – South Africa
6. Alero's Symphony -Nigeria

P. AMAA 2012 Prize For Achievement In Screenplay
1. Ties That Bind - Ghana
2. Mr & MRS - Nigeria
3. How To Steal 2 Million - South Africa
4. Otelo Burning – South Africa
5. Unwanted Guest - Nigeria
6. Two Brides And A Baby - Nigeria

Q. AMAA 2012 Prize For Best Nigerian Film 
1. Unwanted Guest - Nigeria
2. Family On Fire - Nigeria
3. Alero's Symphony - 
4. Adesuwa - Nigeria
5. Phone Swap - Nigeria

R. AMAA 2012 Prize For Best Film In An African Language
1. Chumo - Tanzania
2. State Of Violence - South Africa
3. Family On Fire - Nigeria
4. Otelo Burning - South Africa
5. Asoni - Cameroon

S. AMAA 2012 Prize For Best Child Actor
1. Rahman Junior Bande (Greg) - Behind The Mask
2. Tsepang Mohlomi (Ntwe) - Otelo Burning
3. Regina Danies (Jenny) - Bank Job
4. Benjamin Abemigisha & Rachael Nduhukire (Derick And Margaret) - Jamaa
5. Ayinla O. Abdulaheem - ZR-7

T. AMAA 2012 Prize For Best Young/Promising Actor
1. Neo Ntatleno (OJ) - State Violence
2. Ivie Okujaye (Alero) - Alero's Symphony
3. Iyabosa Olaye (Adesuwa) - Adesuwa
4. Martha Ankomah - Somewhere In Africa
5. Thomas Gumede & Sihle Xaba - Otelo Burning

U. AMAA 2012 Prize For Best Actor In A Supporting Role
1. Rapuldna Seiphemo (Twala) - How To Steal 2 Million
2. Fano Mokoena - Man On Ground
3. Hafiz Oyetoro - Phone Swap
4. Okechukwu Uzoesi – Two Brides And A Baby
5. Godfrey Theobejane - 48
6. Lwanda Jawar - Rugged Priest

V. AMAA 2012 Prize For Best Actress In Supporting Role
1. Terry Phetto - How To Steal 2 Million
2. Ebbe Bassey - Ties That Bind
3. Empress Njamah - Bank Job
4. Ngozi Ezeonu - Adesuwa
5. Thelma Okoduwa - Mr & Mrs
6. Omotola Jalade Ekeinde - Ties That Bind

W. AMAA 2012 Prize For Best Actor In A Leading Role
1. Menzi Ngubane - How To Steal 2 Million
2. Majid Michael - Somewhere In Africa
3. Chet Anekwe - Unwanted Guest
4. Jafta Mambolo - Otelo Burning
5. Karabo Lance - 48
6. Wale Ojo – Phone Swap
7. Hakeem Kae-Kazim - Man On Ground

X. AMAA 2012 Prize For Best Actress In A Leading Role
1. Nse Ikpe Etim - Mr & Mrs
2. Yvonne Okoro - Single Six
3. Ama K. Abebrese - Ties That Bind
4. Rita Dominic - Shattered
5. Uche Jombo - Damage
6. Millicent Makheido - 48
7. Kudzai Sevenzo-Nyarai - Playing Warriors

Y. AMAA 2012 Prize For Best Director
1. Adesuwa - Lancelot Oduwa Imasuen
2. Ties That Bind - ILeila Djansi
3. Rugged Priest - Bob Nyanja
4. How To Steal 2 Million - Charlie Vundla
5. State Of Violence - Khalo Matabane
6. Man on Ground - Akin Omotoso
7. Otelo Burning - Sara Bletcher

Z. 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 To Steal 2 Million
6. Ties That Bind - Ghana
7. Man On Ground - South Africa/Nigeria

The awards ceremony is expected to hold in Lagos, Nigeria on April 22, 2012 at a yet-to-be announced venue.