Tuesday, April 30, 2013

The 2013 Africa Movie Academy Award pictures

The African Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) held on April 20th in Yenogoa, Bayelsa. The event was well attended by film personalities from around the world. The event which is organized yearly by Peace Anyiam Osigwe is in its 10thyear and had as special guest, African-American actor and director, Mario Van Peebles.

Winners announced included the late Justus Esiri who won the award for Best Actor in a Lead role for his role in the movie The Assassin’s Practice. South African actress, Florence Masabe won the Best Actress award for her role in the film, Elelwani. Other winners include Belinda Effah who won for Most Promising Actress (Kokomma), Niji Akanni won the Best Director (Heroes & Zeroes), Gabriel Afolayan won Best actor in a supporting role (HoodRush) Kenneth Gyang won Best Film for Confusion Na Wa.

AMAA honored Chief Eddie Ugboma (OON), Sir Osifadinma Okeke Oguno (Ossy Affason), Ayuko Babu, Pete Edochie and Tunde Kelani with Life Time Achievement Awards. The award body also gave Special Recognition to ace producer, Emem Isong, veteran actors, Kanayo O. Kanayo, Kenneth Okonkwo, recognizing them as pillars of Nollywood.

Some pictures after the cut.
Peace Anyiam-Osigwe (CEO, Africa Movie Academy Awards)

Kanayo O. Kanayo and Kenneth Okonkwo

Queen Nwokoye and Richard Mofe-Damijo

Timi Dakolo

Nse Clifford Sule, a guest, and Peace Anyiam Osigwe

Nse Ikpe-Etim and Dakore Akande

Dakore Akande

Rita Dominic

Ibinabo Fiberesima

Belinda Effah and Linda Ejiofor

Slyvia Edem

Vina Longpet and Diana Yekini

Belinda Effah

Ibinabo Fiberesima

Ibinabo Fiberesima

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