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Entertainment of Sunday, 17 March 2013

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Yvonne Okoro’s ‘The Contract’ gets six nominations @ 2013 AMAA Awards + Full list of nominees

Yvonne Okoro’s first, self-produced movie “The Contract”, directed by Shirley Frimpong-Manso, has some six nominations, at the upcoming African Movie Academy Awards(AMAA).

To cap what was a good night for her and the team, she was nominated for Best Actress in a leading role. A nominations party held in Malawi on Friday night, revealed.

Designed to celebrate and honour filmmakers and other professionals in the industry across Africa and in the Diaspora, the AMAA has come to be known as Africa’s most prestigious motion picture award ceremony.

This year’s finals will be held in the Nigerian state of Bayelsa.

FULL LIST OF NOMINATIONS

AMAA 2013 PRIZE FOR BEST SHORT FILM

Dead River – Namibia

Elegy For A Revolutionary- Sa

Yellow Fever – Kenya

Kwaku Ananse– Ghana

Nhamo– Zimbabwe

Big Daddy – Nigeria

Release- South Africa

Burnt Forest- Kenya

AMAA 2013 PRIZE FOR BEST DOCUMENTARY

Fuelling Poverty – Nigeria

Gun To Tape- South Africa

Swimming The Zambezi – South Africa

Give Me Back My Home – Kenya

The African Cypher Fly On The Wall- South Africa

AMAA 2013 PRIZE FOR BEST DIASPORA FEATURE

Against The Grain -USA

Between Friends- Trinidad Tobago

Stones In The Sun- Haiti/USA

AMAA 2013 PRIZE FOR BEST DIASPORA DOCUMENTARY

Fan Do Brasil (Brazil/Guatamela)

My Thiero Boys (USA)

Red, White, Black And Blue (USA)

AMAA 2013 PRIZE FOR BEST ANIMATION

Tageni’s Dol- (Namibia)

Adventure Of Zambezia– (South Africa)

Mission Impossible – (Nigeria)

Oba – (Nigeria)

Lion Of Judah (South Africa)

AMAA 2013 PRIZE FOR BEST FILM BY AN AFRICANS ABROAD

Turning Point – USA /Nigeria

Practice – UK/Nigeria

Last Flight To Abuja– UK/Nigeria

Bianca – USA /Nigeria

Wolwich Boys – UK/Nigeria

AMAA 2013 PRIZE FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN PRODUCTION DESIGN

Virgin Magarida

Elelwani

The Twin Sword

The Contract

Blood And Henna

Okoro The Prince

AMAA 2013 PRIZE FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN COSTUME DESIGN

Twin Sword

Elelwani

Virgin Magarida

Blood And Henna

The Meeting

Cobweb

AMAA 2013 PRIZE FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN MAKE-UP

The Meeting

Twin Sword

Elelwani

Ninah’s Dowry

Okoro The Prince

Uhlanga, The Mark

AMAA 2013 PRIZE FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN SOUNDTRACK

Journey To Self

Okoro The Prince

The Last Fishing Boat

Hoodrush

Nairobi Half Life

The Twin Sword

AMAA 2013 PRIZE FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN VISUAL EFFECTS

Okoro The Prince

The Twin Sword

Elelwani

Last Flight To Abuja

Uhlanga, The Mark

Awakening

AMAA 2013 PRIZE FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN SOUND

Last Flight To Abuja

Streets Of Calabar

Hereos And Zereos

Zama Zama

Virgin Magarida

6 Nairobi Half Life

AMAA 2013 PRIZE FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN CINEMATOGRAPHY

Virgin Magarida

Nairobi Half Life

Uhlanga, The Mark

Swirl In Bamako

The Twin Sword

Elelwani

AMAA 2013 PRIZE FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN EDITING

Last Flight To Abuja

The Contract

Elelwani

Nairobi Half Life

Uhlanga The Mark

Hereos And Zereos

AMAA 2013 PRIZE FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN LIGHTNING

Zama Zama

The Flower Girl

Moi Zaphira

Elelwani

Uhlanga The Mark

AMAA 2013 PRIZE FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN SCREENPLAY

The Contract

Ninah’s Dowry

Hereos And Zereos

Alan Poza

Blood And Henna

Zama Zama

AMAA 2013 PRIZE FOR BEST NIGERIAN FILM

Blood And Henna

Hereos And Zereos

The Meeting

Confusion Na Wa

The Twin Sword

Kokomma

Okoro The Prince

AMAA 2013 PRIZE FOR BEST FILM IN AN AFRICAN LANGUAGE

Moi Zaphira – Burkina Faso

Elelwani (South Africa)

The Last Fishing Boat (Malawi)

Nairobi Half Life (Kenya)

Blood And Henna – Nigeria

Sherifa – Togo

Kokomma- Nigeria

AMAA 2013 PRIZE FOR BEST CHILD ACTOR

The AMAA admin will provide the names of the specific child actors that have been nominated in this category and that can be looked up on the website. But the films that produced the best child actors are-

Cobweb

The Ugandan

Imbabazi, The Pardon

Ninah’s Dowry

Swirl In Bamako

Salimatu Traore (Moi Zaphira)

AMAA 2013 PRIZE FOR BEST PROMISING ACTOR

Belinda Effah – Kokomma

Sumela Maculuva – Virgin Magarida

Joseph Wairimu – Nairobi Half Life

Shonelo Mbutho – Ulanga The Mark

Karoumwi Olakunle – The Twin Sword

AMAA 2013 PRIZE FOR BEST ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Gabriel Afolayan – Hoodrush

Ali Nuhu – Blood And Henna

Olwenya Maina – Nairobi Half Life

Alfred Atungu – Twin Sword

Ikponmwosa Gold – Confusion Na Wa

AMAA 2013 PRIZE FOR BEST ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Hermelinda Cimela – Virgin Magarida

Patience Ozokwo – Turning Point

Linda Ejiofor – The Meeting

Crista Eka – Ninah’s Dowry

Foluke Daramola – Cobweb

AMAA 2013 PRIZE FOR BEST ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE

Oc Ukeje – Alan Poza

Bimbo Manuel – Hereos And Zereos

Lindani Nkosi – Zama Zama

Justus Esiri – Assasins Practice

Hlomla Dandala – The Contract

Femi Jacobs – The Meeting

Amurin Wumnembom – Ninah’s Dowry

AMAA 2013 PRIZE FOR BEST ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE

Yvonne Okoro – The Contract

Florence Masebe – Elelwani

Mariam Ouedraogo – Moi Zaphira

Rita Dominic – The Meeting

Mbutung Seikeh – Ninah’s Diary

Flora Suya – Last Fishing Boat

AMAA 2013 PRIZE FOR BEST DIRECTOR

Kenneth Gyang – Confusion Na Wah

Shemu Joyah – Last Fishing Boat

Shirley Frimpong Manso- Contract

Niji Akanni – Hereos And Zeroes

David Kitounga – Nairobi Half Life

Ntshavheni Wa Luruli – Elelwani

AMAA 2013 PRIZE FOR BEST FILM

Nairobi Half Life (Kenya)

Ninah’s Dowry (Cameroun)

Last Fishing Boat – (Malawi)

Virgin Margarida (Mozambique)

Elelwani (South Africa)

Last Flight To Abuja (Nigeria)

Confusion Na Wa (Nigeria)

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