No Award for Ghana at 2017 AMAA – See full list of winners

The 2017 edition of the African Movie Academy Awards was held over the weekend at the Eko Hotels and Suits in Nigeria. Ghanaian representatives, Lydia Forson and Akosua Adoma Owusu missed...

The 2017 edition of the African Movie Academy Awards was held over the weekend at the Eko Hotels and Suits in Nigeria.

Ghanaian representatives, Lydia Forson and Akosua Adoma Owusu missed out on their respective categories.

Below is the full list of winners:

Best short film: A Place For Myself (Rwanda) & A Place In the Plane (Senegal)

Best animation: Got Flowers (Nigeria)

Best documentary: Mama Colonel (DRC)

Best film in an African language: Felicite? (Senegal)

Best film by an African living abroad: While We Live (Burkina Faso/Sweden)

Best diaspora short: 90 Days (US) & Kbela? (Brazil)

Achievement in production design: ’76? (Nigeria)

Achievement in costume: Queen of Katwe (Uganda)

Achievement in makeup: Oloibiri (Nigeria)

Best production: ’76 (Nigeria)

Best soundtrack: Felicitè (Senegal)

Achievement in sound: Vaya (South Africa)

Achievement in cinematography: The Last Of Us (Tunisia)

Achievement in editing: Felicitè (Senegal)

Achievement in screenplay: Vaya (South Africa)

Lagos state award for best Nigerian film: ’76 (Nigeria)

Best young/promising actor: Medina Molanga (Queen of Katwe)

Tony Elumelu award for best comedy: 3 Wise Men (Nigeria)

Best actress in a supporting role: Angelique Kidjo (CEO: Nigeria)

Best actor in a supporting role: Papi Mpaka (Felicitè: Senegal)

AMAA lifetime achievement award: Nkem Owoh (Nigeria)

Best actress in a leading role: Vero Tshanda (Felicitè: Senegal)

Best actor in a leading role: Jahwar Soudani (The Last of Us: Tunisia)

Best first feature film by a director: Daouda Coulibaly (Wulu: Mali)

Best director: Akin Omotosho (Vaya: South Africa)

Best film: Felicitè (Senegal)

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