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#AMAA2019: King Of Boys Lead Nominations For Africa Movie Academy Awards 2019 | See Full List

The highly-anticipated nomination list for the 2019 Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) is here. The 15th edition of the AMAA is scheduled to hold in Lagos on October 26, 2019.

Nigeria scored the most nominations with Adekunle Adejuyigbe‘s film, “The Delivery Boy” scoring 12 nominations while Kemi Adetiba’s  “King of Boys” got eight nominations.
Check out the categories and nominees below:
AMAA2019 Award For Best Film by an African-Born Director Living Abroad
1. Julius Amedume – Rattlesnakes
2. Tosin Coker – Lara and the Beats
3. Robert O. Peters – Makeroom
AMAA 2019 Award For Best Diaspora Short Film
1. Bail (United Kingdom)
2. Oath Bound (United Kingdom)
3. Fevah (USA)
4. I Am Superman (Brazil)
AMAA2019 Award For Best Diaspora Documentary
1.Wax Print 1 FABRIC, 4 continent (United Kingdom)
2.The Guardian of No Return (Guadalope)
3. Dare to Dream (USA/Cuba)
4. Drugs as Weapons Against Us (USA)
5. My Friend Fela (Brazil)
AMAA2019 Award For Best Diaspora Narrative Feature
1. Nine Nights (UK)
2. Olympia (USA)
3. Traffik (USA)
4. Hero (Trinidad and Tobago/Canada)
5. Sprinter (Jamaica)
AMAA 2019 Award For Best Achievement in Production Design
1. Redemption (Mozambique)
2. Rafiki (Kenya)
3. Ellen, The Ellen Parkies Stories (South Africa)
4. Urgent (Morocco)
5. Burial of Kojo (Ghana)
6. Sew the Winter to My Skin (South Africa)
7. Mercy of the Jungle (Rwanda)
8. Delivery Boy (Nigeria)
AMAA 2019 Award For Best Achievement in Makeup
1. Makeroom (Nigeria)
2. Gold Statue (Nigeria)
3. Veronica’s Wish (Uganda)
4. Sew the Winter to My Skin (South Africa)
5. Before the Vows (Ghana)
6. Mercy of the Jungle (Rwanda)
7. The Burial of Kojo (Ghana)
AMAA 2019 Award For Best Achievement in Soundtrack
1. Subira (Kenya)
2. Mabata Bata (Mozambique)
3. Farewell Ella Bella (South Africa)
4. Mercy of the Jungle (Rwanda)
5. Sew the Winter to My Skin (South Africa)
6. Lara and the Beats (Nigeria)
7. The Delivery Boy (Nigeria)
8. Redemption (Mozambique)
AMAA 2019 Award For Best Achievement in Visual Effects
1. Makeroom (Nigeria)
2. Sew the Winter to My Skin (South Africa)
3. Knockout Blessing (Nigeria)
4. Mabata Bata (Mozambique)
5. The Delivery Boy (Nigeria)
6. The King of Boys (Nigeria)
7. Burial of Kojo (Ghana)
AMAA 2019 Award For Best Achievement in Sound
1. The Last Victim (South Africa)
2. Sew the Winter to My Skin (South Africa)
3. Makeroom (Nigeria)
4. The Delivery Boy (Nigeria)
5. The Burial of Kojo (Ghana)
6. Urgent (Morocco)
7. Mabata Bata (Mozambique)
8. Redemption (Uganda)
AMAA 2019 Award For Best Achievement in Cinematography
1. Mabata Bata (Mozambique)
2. Sew the Winter to My Skin (South Africa)
3. Mother, I am Suffocating, This Is My Last Film About You (Lesotho)
4. Redemption (Mozambique)
5. Rafiki (Kenya)
6. Delivery Boy (Nigeria)
7. The Burial of Kojo (Ghana)
8. Redemption (Mozambique)
AMAA 2019 Award For Best Achievement in Editing
1. The Delivery Boy (Nigeria)
2. The Burial of Kojo (Ghana)
3. The Last Victim (South Africa)
4. Rafiki (Kenya)
5 The Gold Statute (Nigeria)
6. Diamond in the Sky (Nigeria)
7. Mercy of the Jungle (Rwanda)
8. Sew The Winter To My Skin (South Africa)
AMAA 2019 Award For Best Achievement in Screenplay
1. The Delivery Boy (Nigeria)
2. The Last Victim (South Africa)
3. Rafiki (Kenya)
4. Diamond in the Sky (Nigeria)
5. Gold Statute (Morocco)
6. Lara and the Beats (Nigeria)
7. Redemption (Mozambique)
8. Up North (Nigeria)
AMAA2019 /National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB)Award For Best Nigerian Film
1. The Delivery Boy
2. Lara and the Beats
3. Makeroom
4. King of Boys
5. Gold Statute
6. Up North
7. Knockout Blessing
AMAA 2019 Award For Best Young/Promising Actor
1. Youssef Alaoui (Ayoub) URGENT
2. Angel Onyinyechi Unigwe (Adaeze) LIGHT IN THE DARK
3. Cynthia Dankwa (Esi) BURIAL OF KOJO
4. Emilio Bilo (Azarias) Mabata Bata
5. Jamma Ibrahim (Amir) The Delivery Boy
6. Catherine Credo (Neema) Fatuma
AMAA 2019 Award For Best Actor in a Supporting Role
1. Remilekun “Reminisce” Sarafu (Makanaki) – King of Boys
2. Jarrid Geduld 9 (Abie) – Ellen, The Ellen Parkies Story
3. Zolisa Xaluva (Wyatt Earp) – Sew the Winter to my Skin
4. Kanayo O. Kanyayo (Chief Otuekong) – Up North
5. Kobina Amissah-Sam (Kwabina) – The Burial of Kojo
6. Bucci Franklyn (Dagogo) – Knockout Blessing
AMAA 2019 Award For Best Actress in a Supporting Role
1. Eniola Shobayo (Vivian) – Knockout Blessing
2. Linda Ejiofor (Oby) – Knockout Blessing
3. Kandyse McClure (Golden Eyes) – Sew the Winter to My Skin
4. Adesua Etomi (Kemi) – The King of Boys
5. Joke Silva (Mama Jumoke) – Light in the Dark
6. Arlete Bombe (Mia) – Redemption
AMAA 2019 Award For Best Actor in a Leading Role
1. Gabriel Afolayan – Gold Statue
2 Joseph Otsiman (Kojo) – The Burial of Kojo
3 Chinedu Ikedieze (Big Chi) – Lara and the Beats
4 Jimmy Jean Louis (RobertMcQueen) – Rattlesnakes
5. Gil Alexandre (Bruno) – Redemption
6. Marc Zinga – Mercy of the Jungle
7. Ezra Mabengeza (Samson) – Sew The Winter To My Skin
8. Ayoub Bombwe (Mwanyusi) – Fatuma
AMAA 2019 Award For Best Actress in a Leading Role
1 Sheila Munyiva (Ziki) – Rafiki
2. Rita Dominic (Jumoke Arinze) – Light in the Dark
3. Jill Levenberg (Ellen) – The Ellen Parkies Story
4. Beatrice Taisamo (Fatuma) – Fatuma
5. Seyi Shay (Lara) – Lara and the Beats
6. Sola Sobowale (Eniola) – King of Boys
7. Jemima Osunde (Nkem) – The Delivery Boy
8. Samantha Mugatsia (Kena) – Rafiki
AMAA 2019 Award For Best Director-First Feature Film
1. Blitz Bazawule – The Burial of Kojo (Ghana)
2. Adekunle “Nodash” Adejuyigbe – The Delivery Boy (Nigeria)
3. Sippy Chadha – Subira (Tanzania)
4. Nicole Amarteifo – Before the Vows (Ghana)

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