WATCH: The 2012 Africa Movie Academy Awards Hosted by Jimmy Jean-Louis + Winners (Video)

The Africa Movie Academy Awards took place this past weekend at Nigeria’s Eko Hotel & Suites in Victoria Island. The event was hosted by Ladybrille Man of the Month alumni Jimmy Jean-Louis. Watch the event captured by IROKOTV.

AMAA Winners

Best Actor in a Leading Role
Majid Michel – Somewhere In Africa

Best Actress in a Leading Role
Rita Dominic – Shattered

Best Actor in a Supporting Role
Fano Mokoena – Man On Ground

Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Terry Pheto – How To Steal 2 Million

Best Director
Charlie Vundla – How To Steal 2 Million

Best Child Actor
Tshepang Mohlomi – Otelo Burning

Best Young/Promising Actor
Ivie Okujaye – Alero’s Symphony

Best Short Film
Braids On A Bald Head (Nigeria)

Best Documentary
African Election (Nigeria / Germany)

Best Diaspora Feature
Toussaint Louverture (France)

Best Diaspora Documentary
The Education Of Auma Obama (Germany)

Best Diaspora Short Film
White Sugar In A Black Pot (USA)

Best Animation
The Legend Of Ngog Hills (Kenya)

Best Film by an African Living Abroad
Mystery Of Birds (USA / Nigeria)

Achievement in Production Design
Pat Nebo – Phone Swap

Achievement in Costume Design
Iyen Agbonifo – Adesuwa

Achievement in Make-Up
Sarah Wanjiru – Shattered

Achievement in Soundtrack
Chibuzor Oji – Alero’s Symphony

Achievement in Visual Effects
Victor Ehi-Amedu – Adesuwa

Achievement in Sound
Jim Petrack – State Of Violence

Achievement in Cinematography
Lance Gewer – Otelo Burning

Achievement in Editing
Mick Audsley – How To Steal 2 Million

Achievement in Screenplay
Leila Djansi – Ties That Bind

Best Director
Akin Omotosho – Man on Ground

Best Film in an African Language
State Of Violence – Dv8 Films (South Africa)

Best Film
Lancelot Oduwa Imasuen – Adesuwa (Nigeria)

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  1. umeti says:

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