2015 AMAA winners
The award ceremony for the 2015 African Movie Academy Awards held on the 26th of September.
Kunle Afolayan’s October 1 was named Best Nigeria Film, with the movie’s star, Sadiq Daba winning the award for Best Lead Actor.
Ayo Makun’s debut movie 30 Days In Atlanta was also a success, winning Best Comedy Movie.
See the full winners list below.
Best Short Film: Twaaga – Burkina Faso
Best Animation: The Legacies of Rubbies – Nigeria
Best Documentary: Egypt Modern Pharaohs ‘Nasser’ – Egypt
Best Film in an African Language: Timbuktu – Mauritania
Best film by an African living abroad: Fevers – France/Morocco
Best diaspora short film: Sound of Tears – Canada
Best diaspora documentary: The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution – USA
Best diaspora feature: Supremacy – USA
Best Production design: iNumber Number – South Africa
Best costume design: October 1 – Nigeria
Best Make-Up Njinga: Queen of Angola – Angola
Best soundtrack: Triangle Going to America – Ethiopia
Best visual effects: iNumber Number – South Africa
Best Sound: Lobraz Khan – Mauritius
Best Cinematography: Lobraz Khan – Mauritius
Best Editing: Timbuktu
Best Screen Play: Le President
Best comedy film: 30 Days in Atlanta
Best Nigerian Film: October 1
Best Child Actor: Layla Walet Mohammed and Mehdi A.G Mohammed – Timbuktu
Best young promising actor (Joint winners): Kemi Lala Akindoju – Dazzling Mirage and Hassan Spike Insingoma – Boda Boda Thieves
Best actor in a supporting role: Samson Tadesa – Triangle Going to America
Best actress in a supporting role: Ama Amphofo – Devil in a Detail
Best actor in a leading role: Sadiq Daba – October 1
Best actress in a leading role: Lesliana Pereira – Njinga: Queen of Angola
Best first feature film by a director: Destiny Ekeragha – Gone Too Far
Best Director: Abderrahmane Sissako – Timbuktu Best Film: Timbuktu – Mauritania…