Friday, September 30, 2022

AMAA 2022: ‘Surviving Gaza,’ ‘Borga’ leads nomination with 14 awards each

The Africa Movie Academy Awards, popularly known as AMAA and The AMA Awards, is presented annually to recognize excellence among professionals working in, or non-African professionals who have contributed to, the African film industry.

The award, this year present some recognition and nomination of excellence among professionals with Lagos, Nigeria: South Africa’s feature film, ‘Surviving Gaza,’ and Ghana’s ‘Borga’ lead the 2022 Africa Movie Academy Awards nominations with 14 nominations each.
The two films got nominated in 14 different categories out of the AMAAs’ 26 categories.
This was revealed to the media by Dr. Shaibu Husseini on behalf of the president of AMAA jury 2022 at a media event on Wednesday, September 21, 2022.
The event, which had the founder and CEO of AMAA, Peace Anyiam-Osigwe in attendance, was held at the Radisson hotel in Ikeja, GRA, Lagos. 
Tanzania’s ‘Tug of war’ follows closely with 12 nominations while Uganda’s ‘Tembele’ and Nigeria’s ‘Man of God’ packed nominations in nine different categories. Nigeria’s ‘Jolly Roger’ also followed with nominations in eight different categories while Kunle Afolayan’s ‘Swallow’ earned itself nominations in seven categories.
Other top contenders at the AMAA 2022 include ‘A song from the dark’ and ‘Angeliena’ with six nominations, with six nominations, ‘Ayaanle,’ ‘Almajiri,’ and ‘Road to my father’s compound’ with five different categories, while ‘Alaise,’ ‘Money miss road,’ and ‘Underbelly earned three different nominations each and ‘Skin like mine,’ and ‘Ba Ni,’ had two nominations each.
Speaking at the event, Anyiam-Osigwe revealed that the 2022 AMAA will hold in Lagos, Nigeria amid pomp and glee.
The filmmaker and executive also noted that AMAA isn’t a popular voting film and movie award ceremony but an awards ceremony strategically created to reward and celebrate professionalism in film, and filmmaking across all hhspectrums.
 
Here’s the full list of nominations
 
2022 AFRICA MOVIE ACADEMY AWARD (AMAA) NOMINATION

  1. EFERE OZAKO AMAA 2022 AWARD FOR BEST SHORT FILM
  2. Enroute -Burkina Faso
  3. Al-Sit -Sudan
  4. Astel -Senegal
  5. A Lisbon Affair- Angola
  6. Mamadou – Equatorial Guinea
  7. Houminvi – Benin
  8. Men-tally- Nigeria
  9. Tender Threads – Morocco
     
  10. JUBRIL MALAIFIA AMAA 2022 AWARD FOR BEST ANIMATION
  11. On the Surface – Iceland
  12. Opal – Martinique
  13. Kenda – Cote D’Ivoire
  14. No Way Out – Uganda
  15. Skin Like Mine –USA
  16. PTD – Nigeria
     
  17. AMAA 2022 AWARD FOR BEST DOCUMENTARY
  18. Taamaden – Mali
  19. No Simple Way Home -Sudan
  20. The Last Shelter – Mali
  21. No U Turn – Nigeria
  22. Transaction – Zimbabwe
  23. Lobola, a Bride’s True Price?- South Africa
  24. Africa Moot – South Africa
  25. When a Farm Goes Aflame- Nigeria/Germany
     
  26. AMAA 2022 OUSMANE SEMBENE AWARD FOR BEST FILM IN
    AN AFRICAN LANGUAGE
  27. Borga – Ghana
  28. Tug of War – Tanzania
  29. Tembele – Uganda
  30. Surviving Gaza – South Africa
  31. Alaise – Nigeria
  32. Medicine Man – Kenya
     
  33. AMAA 2022 MICHAEL ANYIAM OSIGWE AWARD FOR BEST
    FILM BY AN AFRICAN-BORN DIRECTOR LIVING ABROAD
  34. Tope Oshin – Here Love Lies
  35. Obi Emelonye – Money Miss Road
  36. York Fabian Raabe- Borga
  37. Ogo Okpue – A song From the Dark
  38. Robert Peters – The Scar
     
  39. AMAA 2022 AWARD FOR BEST DIASPORA SHORT FILM
  40. Contraband – USA
  41. Slow Pulse – USA
  42. Skin Like Mine – USA
     
  43. AMAA 2022 AWARD FOR BEST DIASPORA DOCUMENTARY  
  44. The Rumba King – Peru
  45. Wade in the Water – USA
  46. The Sun Rises in the East – USA
     
  47. AMAA 2022 AWARD FOR BEST DIASPORA NARRATIVE FEATURE
  48. Remember Me: The Mahalia Jackson Story – USA
  49. The Sleeping Negro – USA
  50. Not To Forget – USA
     
  51. AMAA 2022 AWARD FOR BEST ACHIEVEMENT IN PRODUCTION
    DESIGN
  52. Tug Of War
  53. Underbelly
  54. Surviving Gaza
  55. Borga
  56. Swallow
     
  57. AMAA 2022 AWARD FOR BEST ACHIEVEMENT IN COSTUME
    DESIGN
  58. Swallow
  59. Underbelly
  60. Tug of War
  61. Tembele
  62. Man of God
     
  63. AMAA 2022 AWARD FOR BEST ACHIEVEMENT IN MAKE-UP
  64. Jolly Roger
  65. A Song from The Dark
  66. Surviving Gaza
  67. Underbelly
  68. Angeliena
     
  69. AMAA 2022 BEST ACHIEVEMENT IN SOUNDTRACK
  70. Tembele
  71. Ayaanle
  72. Man of God
  73. Surviving Gaza
  74. Tug of War
  75. Almajiri
     
  76. AMAA 2022 BEST ACHIEVEMENT IN VISUAL EFFECTS
  77. Koi-Koi: the Myth
  78. Tug of War
  79. Borga
  80. Tinka’s Story
  81. Surviving Gaza
  82. Alaise
  83. AMAA 2022 BEST ACHIEVEMENT IN SOUND
  84. The Wave
  85. Surviving Gaza
  86. Swallow
  87. Tug of War
  88. Borga
  89. Tembele
  90. AMAA 2022 BEST ACHIEVEMENT IN CINEMATOGRAPHY
  91. Tug of War
  92. Tembele
  93. Ayaanle
  94. Surviving Gaza
  95. Borga
  96. Road To My Father’s Compound
  97. AMAA 2022 AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN EDITING
  98. Jolly Roger
  99. Angeliena
  100. Tug of War
  101. Borga
  102. Almajiri
  103. Man of God
  104. AMAA 2022 AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN SCREEN PLAY
     
  105. Road to My Father’s Compound
  106. Surviving Gaza
  107. Jolly Roger
  108. Tug of War
  109. Borga
  110. Tembele
  111. AMAA 2022 NATIONAL FILM AND VIDEO CENSORS BOARD
    (NFVB) AWARD FOR BEST NIGERIAN FILM
  112. Man of God
  113. Alaise
  114. Swallow
  115. Jolly Roger
  116. Almajiri
  117. Money Miss Road
     
  118. AMAA 2022 AWARD FOR BEST YOUNG/PROMISING ACTOR
  119. Emmanuel Afffadzi – Borga
  120. Kebirungi Agnes Knight – Tinka’s Story
  121. Amina Mohammed – Ayaanle
  122. Maryam Waziri Salihu – Almajiri
  123. Samke Makhaba – Surviving Gaza
  124. Emmanuel Kuye – Ba Ni (Mud Clan)
  125. AMAA 2022 AWARD FOR BEST ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
  126. Aphiwe Mkefe – Surviving Gaza
  127. Wale Ojo – A Song from the dark
  128. Adjetey Annag – Borga
  129. Tshamano Sebe – Angeliene
  130. Toyin Osinaike – Jolly Roger
  131. Segun Arinze – Almajiri
  132. Josh2Funny – Money Miss Road
     
  133. AMAA 2022 AWARD FOR BEST ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
  134. Lydia Forson – Borga
  135. Samke Makhoba Surviving Gaza
  136. Ijeoma Grace Agu – Swallow
  137. Siti Amina -Tug of War
  138. Maryam S Wazari – Ba Ni (Mud Clan)
  139. Dorcas Shola Fapson – Man of God
  140. Nse Ikpe Etim – A Song From The Dark
     
  141. AMAA 2022 AWARD FOR BEST ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE
  142. Patrick Nkakalukanyi -Tembele
  143. Daniel Etim Effiong – Jolly Roger
  144. Gudrun Colombus Mwanyika – Tug of War
  145. Botlhale Mahlangu – Surviving Gaza
  146. Eugene Boateng – Borga
  147. Deyemi Okanlanwo – Swallow
  148. Akah Nnani- Man of God
  149. Aaron Adatsi – Road to My Father’s compound
     
  150. AMAA 2022 AWARD FOR BEST ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE
  151. Euodia Samson – Angeliena
  152. Bless Fortune – Road to My Fathers Compound
  153. Osas Ighodaro – Man of God
  154. Ronah Ninsiima – Tembele
  155. Ikhlas Gafur Vora – Tug of War
  156. Vanessa Vanderpuye – A song from the dark
  157. Nanfuna Sharon – The Wave
  158. Eniola Akinbo – Swallow
     
  159. AMAA 2022 AWARD FOR FIRST FEATURE BY A DIRECTOR
  160. Uga Carlini – Angeliena
  161. York Fabian Raabe – Borga
  162. Ogo Okpue – A Song from The Dark
  163. Benedict Yeboah – Road to My Father’s Compound
     
  164. AMAA 2022 AWARD FOR BEST DIRECTOR
  165. Amil Sivji –Tug of War
  166. York-Fabian Raabe – Borga
  167. Bolanle Austen- Peters – Man of God
  168. Vusi’Africa Sindane – Surviving Gaza
  169. Uga Carlini – Angeliena
  170. Walter Banger – Jolly Roger
  171. Ahmed Farah – Ayaanle
  172. Morris Mugisha – Tembele
     
  173. AMAA 2022 AWARD FOR BEST FILM
  174. Ayaanle – Somalia
  175. Jolly Roger – Nigeria
  176. Borga – Ghana
  177. Angeliena – South Africa
  178. Tug of War – Tanzania
  179. Man of God – Nigeria
  180. Surviving Gaza – South Africa
  181. Tembele – Uganda

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