The purpose of the African Women in Cinema Blog is to provide a space to discuss diverse topics relating to African women in cinema--filmmakers, actors, producers, and all film professionals. The blog is a public forum of the Centre for the Study and Research of African Women in Cinema.

Le Blog sur les femmes africaines dans le cinéma est un espace pour l'échange d'informations concernant les réalisatrices, comédiennes, productrices, critiques et toutes professionnelles dans ce domaine. Ceci sert de forum public du Centre pour l'étude et la recherche des femmes africaines dans le cinémas.

08 October 2016

The Africa Movie Academy Awards 2017: Call for Submissions (Nigeria)

The Africa Movie Academy Awards 2017: Call for Submissions


Deadline: 31 December 2016

The Africa Movie Academy Awards, popularly known as AMAA and The AMA Awards, are presented annually to recognize excellence of professionals in the film industry. It was founded by Peace Anyiam-Osigwe and run through the Africa Film Academy.

The awards are aimed at honouring and promoting excellence in the African movie industry and Africans in the diaspora as well as uniting the Africans from across the globe through arts and culture. The award presentation is attended by numerous media representatives, celebrities, politicians, journalists, actresses and actors from all across the world. The AMA awards are widely considered to be Africa's most important film even and the most prestigious film award in for people of African descent.

Awards & Prizes

Best Short Film 
Best Documentary 
Best Diaspora Feature 
Best Diaspora Documentary 
Best Animation 
Achievement In Production Design 
Achievement In Costume Design 
Achievement In Make-Up 
Achievement In Soundtrack 
Achievement in Visual Effects 
Achievement In Sound 
Achievement In Cinematography 
Achievement In Editing 
Best Film by an African Living Abroad 
Best Actor in a Leading Role 
Best Actress In A Leading Role 
Best First Feature Film by a Director 
Best Diaspora Short Film 
Achievement In Screenplay 
Best Nigerian Film 
Best Film in an African Language 
Most Promising Actor 
Best Child Actor 
Best Actor In A Supporting Role 
Best Actress In A Supporting Role 
Best Director
Best Film


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