Full list of winners at AMAA2016!


The 2016 Africa Movie Academy Awards has come and gone, but its memory will surely linger for the next 12 months.

The event was held at Dr. Obi Wali Event Centre, Port-Harcourt, Rivers State with Nollywood stars and their African counterparts all stepping out in dazzling outfits. Some of the stars who smiled home with awards include Daniel K Daniel, Thishiwe Ziqubu, RMD, Olu Jacobs, Joke Silva among others.

Check out full list of winners 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 
  • 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 and Joke Silva 
  • 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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