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Full List Of Winners At AMAAs 2016

The 12th edition of the African Movie Academy Awards (AMAAs) 2016, held over the weekend at Dr Obi Wali International Conference Centre, Port Harcourt; Rivers State capital.

Celebrities came out in their finest and some left with smiles on their faces for bagging an award or two.

The event, which many described as another great outing for Nollywood and indeed, the African continent, also honoured veteran actor, Olu Jacobs and his wife, Joke Silva, Richard Mofe Damijo and star of the now rested New Masquerade, Tony Akposhore a.k.a Zakky, with AMAA Lifetime Achievement Awards for their immense contributions to the growth of the African film industry.

See full list of winners from the AMAAs 2016 night below:

AMAA 2016 Award for Best Short Film – Meet The Parents – Nigeria/Canada

BEST ANIMATION – The Pencil – Burkina Faso

BEST DOCUMENTARY – The Fruitless Tree –Niger

BEST DIASPORA SHORT – Across The Track – USA

AWARD FOR BEST FILM BY AN AFRICAN LIVING ABROAD – Lambadina – Ethiopia/USA

BEST DIASPORA FEATURE – Ben & Ara – USA

BEST DIASPORA DOCUMENTARY – Agents of Change

ACHIEVEMENT IN COSTUME DESIGN – Eye of the Storm

ACHIEVEMENT IN PRODUCTION DESIGN – The Cursed One – Ghana play

ACHIEVEMENT IN MAKE-UP – Soldiers Story

ACHIEVEMENT IN SOUNDTRACK – O-Town – Nigeria

ACHIEVEMENT IN VISUAL ARTS – Oshimiri – Nigeria

ACHIEVEMENT IN CINEMATOGRAPHY – The Cursed One

ACHIEVEMENT IN EDITING – Hear me Move

AMAA 2016 ACHIEVEMENT IN SCREEN PLAY – Tell me Something Sweet

BEST FILM IN AN AFRICAN LANGUAGE – Missing God – Nigeria

BEST ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE – Abidine Dioari – Eye of the Storm

BEST ACTRESS IN SUPPORTING ROLE – Thishiwe Ziqubu – Tell Me Something Sweet

BEST ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE – Daniel K Daniel – Soldiers Story

BEST ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE – Fulu Mugovhani – Ayanda

BEST FIRST FEATURE FILM BY A DIRECTOR – Beyond Blood – Greg Odutayo

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD – Olu Jacobs, Joke Silva, Richard Mofe Damijo (RMD) and Tony Akposhore

BEST FILM – Eye of the Storm – Burkina Faso

BEST DIRECTOR – Nana Obiri-Yaboah, Maximilian Clausse

BEST YOUNG / PROMISING ACTOR – Zubaidat Ibrahim Fagge – Dry

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