Wpid Amaa

The #AMAA 2015 held yesterday in Port Elizabeth, South Africa turned out to be a massive one as Nigeria emerged winner in 6 categories. Other movies that turned out to be major winners are Timbuktu of Mauritania and 'Triangle going to America' of Ethiopia.

Below is the full of winners:

Best Animation - The Legacies of Rubbies (Nigeria)

Best Child Actor - "Layla Walet Mohammed and Mehdi A.G Mohammed - Timbuktu"

Best Nigerian film - 'October 1′ (Nigeria)

Best Documentary - Egypt Modern Pharaohs

Best Diaspora - 'Supremacy' (USA)

Best Short Film - "Twaaga - Burkina Faso"

Best Film/Picture - "Timbuktu - Mauritania"

Best Film By An African Living Abroad - Fevers (Morocco)

Best visual effect - INumber Number

Winner for Achievement In Make-up - "Njinga: Queen of Angola - Angola"

Winner for Achievement In Costume Design - "October 1 - Nigeria"

Achievement in sound - Lobraz Kaan (Mauritius)

Best achievement in soundtrack - 'Triangle Going to America' (Ethiopia)

Achievement in editing - Timbuktu

Best Comedy Film - 30 days in Atlanta - Nigeriia

Achievement In Screenplay - "Le President - Cameroun"

Best Actor in a Supporting Role - Samson Tadese (Triangle Going to America, Ethiopia)

Best Promising Actor - Joint award Kemi Lala Akindoju (Dazzling Mirage) and Hassan Spike (Boda Boda thieves)

Best Act in a supporting role - Hilda Dokubo (Nigeria)

Best supporting actress - Ama Amphofo

Best Actress in a leading role - Njinga, Queen of Angola

Best actor in a leading role - Sadiq Daba

Best First Feature Film By A Director - "Destiny Ekaragha - Gone Too Far"

Special Jury Prize - Le President (Cameroon) and Triangle: Going to America (Ethiopia)

Life achievement award - Tony Vander Heyden (Movie director/producer)

Posthumous award - Oronto Douglas

Other awards were:

Special recognition - Africa Magic (for support to the African movie industry), Kingsley Agoro was also specially recognised at the award ceremony.

Tony Elumelu announced as honorary advisor for Africa Movie Academy Awards.