The Africa Movie Academy Awards, popularly known as AMAA and The AMA Awards, are presented annually to recognize excellence of professionals in the film industry. If you’re a filmmaker and haven’t submitted your film, good news, the deadline is January 15, 2017.
Founded by Peace Anyiam-Osigwe and ran through the Africa Film Academy, the AMA Awards are aimed at honouring and promoting excellence in the African movie industry, Africans in the diaspora as well as uniting the Africans from across the globe through arts and culture.
The AMA awards are widely considered to be Africa’s most important film even and the most prestigious film award for people of African descent.
Here are the awards up for grabs:
Best Short Film
Best Diaspora Feature
Best Diaspora Documentary
Achievement In Production Design
Achievement In Costume Design
Achievement In Make-Up
Achievement In Soundtrack
Achievement in Visual Effects
Achievement In Sound
Achievement In Cinematography
Achievement In Editing
Best Film by an African Living Abroad
Best Actor in a Leading Role
Best Actress In A Leading Role
Best First Feature Film by a Director
Best Diaspora Short Film
Achievement In Screenplay
Best Nigerian Film
Best Film in an African Language
Most Promising Actor
Best Child Actor
Best Actor In A Supporting Role
Best Actress In A Supporting Role
Submit your film here.