Gold Coast Lounge, Heroes Of Africa, Others Nominated For 2020 Africa Movie Academy Awards Announced (Full List)

Nominees for the 16th edition of Africa’s premier and most prestigious film Awards, Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) have been announced.

Nominated projects included Gold Coast Lounge, Heroes Of Africa Tetteh Quarshie, from Ghana and several other African countries.

The event is scheduled to hold on Sunday, December 20, 2020.

Below, check the full list of nominees.

  • EFERE OZAKO AMAA 2020 AWARD FOR BEST SHORT FILM

1. Baxu & the GiantNamibia

2. Songs About My MotherSouth Africa

3. Idi Amin’s BoatUganda

4. YahooNigeria.

5. SEMA (Speak Out)DRC

6. The letter readerSouth Africa

7. A Canvas for a VisaSenegal

8. After the WarEgypt

  • JUBRIL MALAFIA AMAA 2020 AWARD FOR BEST ANIMATION

1. From Here To TimbuktuKenya

2. Malaika (The Warrior Queen)Nigeria/USA

3. A Special GiftMozambique

4. The legend of Lwanda MagereKenya

5. FTFONigeria

6. SankofaCote d’Ivoire

7. I am leaving In Ghana Get Me Out of HereGhana

8. A Gugie DayNigeria

  • AMAA 2020 AWARD FOR BEST DOCUMENTARY

1. January 15, 1970: Untold memoir of the Biafran war- Nigeria

2. Journey to KenyaSudan

3. No gold for kalsakaB/Faso

4. Days of CannibalismSouth Africa

5. Finding SallyEthiopia/Canada

6. The letterKenya

7. Becoming Black- Togo/Germany

8. InfluenceSouth Africa

  • AMAA 2020 AWARD FOR BEST DIASPORA SHORT

1. BoxedUSA

2. June 14USA

3. EgunBrazil

4. Brick By BrickUSA

  • AMAA 2020 AWARD FOR BEST DIASPORA DOCUMENTARY

1. Once In Hundred YearsUSA

2. Revolution From AfarUSA

3. Meeting My FatherFrance

4. Becoming BlackGermany

5. If Objects Could SpeakGermany

  • AMAA 2020 AWARD FOR BEST DIASPORA NARRATIVE FEATURE

1. Aiyai: Wrathful SoulAustralia

2. LolaUSA

3. A day With JerusaBrazil

4. Black and BlueUSA

5. JosephBarbados

  • MICHAEL ANYIAM OSIGWE AMAA 2020 AWARD FOR BEST FILM BY AN AFRICAN LIVING ABROAD

1. Eagles NestOlivier Assoua

2. Two Weeks in LagosKathryn Fasegha

3. IdemuzaOlaoye Amoke

4. BetweenDaniel Adenimokan

5. No ShadeClare Anyiam Osigwe

  • OUSMANE SEMBENE AMAA 2020 AWARD FOR BEST FILM IN AN AFRICAN LANGUAGE

1. Milk MaidNigeria

2. Knuckle CitySouth Africa

3. This is Not A Burial…it’s a ResurrectionLesotho

4. Fiela’s ChildSouth Africa

5. The White LineNamibia

  • AMAA 2020 ACHIEVEMENT IN COSTUME DESIGN

1. This is Not A Burial, It’s a Resurrection

2. Heroes of Africa; Tette Quarshie

3. The White Line

4. Ibi (The Birth)

5. Foreigner’s God

  • AMAA 2020 AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN MAKE-UP

1. Knuckle City

2. Ratnik

3. The Milkmaid

4. 1929

5. Heroes of Africa; Tette Quarshie

  • AMAA 2020 AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN SOUNDTRACK

1. Fisherman’s Diary

2. Coming from Insanity

3. Zulu Wedding

4. Gold Coast Lounge

5. For Maria: Ebun Pataki

6. Walking with Shadows

7. Living in Bondage

8. Mirage

  • AMAA 2020 AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN VISUAL EFFECT

1. Heroes of Africa; Tette Quarshie

2. Desrances

3. Knuckle City

4. Living in Bondage: Breaking Free

5. Badamasi

6. Ratnik

7. Foreigner’s God

8. A Taste of Our Land

  • AMAA 2020 AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN SOUND

1. Fiela’s Child

2. Knuckle City

3. Children of The Storm

4. The Ghost and House of Truth

5. For Maria: Ebun Pataki

6. 40 Sticks

7. Desrances

8. Gold Coast Lounge

  • AMAA 2020 AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN PRODUCTION DESIGN

1. Ratnik

2. Knuckle City

3. Zulu Wedding

4. Perfect Picture: Ten Years Later

5. This is Not A Burial, It’s a resurrection

6. Foreigner’s God

7. Gold Coast Lounge

8. The Ghost and the House of Truth

  • AMAA 2020 AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN CINEMATOGRAPHY

1. The Ghost and House of Truth

2. A Fisherman’s Diary

3. Knuckle City

4. Milk Maid

5. 40 Sticks

6. Desrances

7. This is Not A Burial, It’s a resurrection

8. Gold Coast Lounge

  • AMAA 2020 AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN EDITING

1. Perfect Picture: Ten Years After

2. The Ghost and House of Truth

3. Knuckle City

4. 40 Sticks

5. Desrances

  • AMAA 2020 AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN SCREEN PLAY

1. For Maria: Ebun Pataki

2. The White line

3. 4th Republic.

4. A Fisherman’s Diary

5. Knuckle City

6. 40 Sticks

7. Perfect Picture: Ten Years After

8. 3 Days To Go

  • AMAA 2020- NATIONAL FILM AND VIDEO CENSORS BOARD (NFVCB) AWARD FOR BEST NIGERIAN FILM

1. Cold Feet

2. Living in Bondage: Breaking Free

3. 4th Republic

4. For Maria: Ebun Pataki

5. The Bling Lagosian

6. Coming From Insanity

7. The Ghost and The House of Truth

8. Milk Maid

  • AMAA 2020 AWARD FOR BEST YOUNG/ PROMISING ACTOR

1. Faith FidelFisherman’s Diary

2. Naomi NemlinDesrances

3. Chimezie ImoNimbe

4. Swanky JKALiving in Bondage: Breaking Free

5. Wayne SmithFiela’s Child

6. Cina SoulGold Coast Lounge

7. Anthonieta KaluntaMilk Maid

  • AMAA 2020 AWARD FOR BEST ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

1. Arabrun Nyyeneque40 Sticks

2. Adjatey Annang- Gold Ghost Lounge

3. Narcissus. AfeliDesrances

4. Cosson ChinepohFisherman’s Diary

5. Ramsey Noah JnrLiving in Bondage: Breaking Free

  • AMAA 2020 AWARD FOR BEST ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

1. Maryam BoothMilk Maid

2. Chairmaine MujeriMirage

3. Linda Ejiofor4th Republic

4. Ndano TramanseFisherman’s Diary

5. Tina MbaThe Set Up

6. Faniswa YisaKnuckle City

7. Evelyne JuhenDesrances

  • AMAA 2020 AWARD FOR BEST ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE

1. Jimmy Jean-LouisDesrances

2. Gabriel AfolayanComing From Insanity

3. Kang QuintusFisherman’s Diary

4. Bongile MantsaiKnuckle City

5. Alphonse MenyoGold Coast Lounge

6. Eyinna NwigweBadamasi

7. Robert Agengo/Mwaura Bilal/Andreo Kamau/ Xavier Ywawa40 Sticks

8. Darrin Dewitt HensonZulu Wedding

  • AMAA 2020 AWARD FOR BEST ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE

1. Joselyn DumasCold Feet

2. Mary Twala MhlongoThis is Not A Burial, It’s a Resurrection

3. Stella DamasusBetween

4. Meg OtanwaFor Maria: Ebun Pataki

5. Zenobia KloppersFiela’s Child

6. Elvina IbruThe Bling Lagosian

7. Girley JazamaThe White Line

8. Kelly KhumaloZulu Wedding.

  • AMAA 2020 AWARD FOR BEST FIRST FEATURE FILM BY A DIRECTOR

1. Coming From Insanity— Akinyemi Sebastine Akinropo

2. Living in BondageRamsey Noah Jnr

3. Bling LagosianBolanle Austen- Peters

4. For Maria: Ebun PatakiDamilola E. Orimogunje

5. The Zulu WeddingLineo Sekeleoana

6. A Taste of Our Land –Yuhi Amuli –

7. MirageMalaika Mushandu

8. The White LineDesire Kahikapo

  • AMAA 2020 AWARD FOR BEST DIRECTOR

1. Akin OmotosoThe Ghost and House of Truth

2. Enah JohnscottA Fisherman’s Diary

3. Jahmil X.T Quebeka- Knuckle City

4. Desmond Ovbiagele- Milk Maid

5. Victor Gatonye- 40 Sticks

6. Appoline TraoreDesrances

7. Jeremiah Lemohang MoseseThis is Not A Burial, It’s a resurrection

8. Pascal AkaGold Coast Lounge

  • AMAA 2020 AWARD FOR BEST FILM

1. The Ghost and the House of Truth

2. A Fisherman’s Diary

3. Knuckle City

4. Milk Maid

5. 40 Sticks

6. Desrances

7. This is Not A Burial, It’s a Resurrection

8. Gold Coast Lounge