The 2015 Africa Movie Academy Awards happened on 26 September 2015 at the Broad Walk Centre in Port Elizabeth, South Africa.
After a seeming confusion in the Best Supporting Actress category, Ama Ampofo was announced as the winner for her role in Shirley Frimpong Manso’s ‘Devil In The Details’. Initially, Nigerian actress, Hilda Dokubo was announced as the winner.
Check out the full list of winners.
Best Animation – The Legacies of Rubbies (Nigeria)
Best Child Actor – “Layla Walet Mohammed and Mehdi A.G Mohammed – Timbuktu”
Best Nigerian film – ‘October 1? (Nigeria)
Best Documentary – Egypt Modern Pharaohs
Best Diaspora – ‘Supremacy’ (USA)
Best Short Film – “Twaaga – Burkina Faso”
Best Film/Picture – “Timbuktu – Mauritania”
Best Film By An African Living Abroad – Fevers (Morocco)
Best visual effect – INumber Number
Winner for Achievement In Make-up– “Njinga: Queen of Angola – Angola”
Winner for Achievement In Costume Design – “October 1 – Nigeria”
Achievement in sound – Lobraz Kaan (Mauritius)
Best achievement in soundtrack – ‘Triangle Going to America’ (Ethiopia)
Achievement in editing – Timbuktu
Best Comedy Film – 30 days in Atlanta – Nigeria
Achievement In Screenplay – “Le President – Cameroun”
Best Actor in a Supporting Role – Samson Tadese (Triangle Going to
Best Promising Actor – Joint award Kemi Lala Akindoju (Dazzling Mirage) and Hassan Spike (Boda Boda thieves)
Best Act in a supporting role – Hilda Dokubo (Nigeria)
Best supporting actress – Ama Amphofo
Best Actress in a leading role – Njinga, Queen of Angola
Best actor in a leading role – Sadiq Daba
Best First Feature Film By A Director– “Destiny Ekaragha – Gone Too Far”
Special Jury Prize – Le President (Cameroon) and Triangle: Going to America (Ethiopia)
Life achievement award – Tony Vander Heyden (Movie director/producer)
Posthumous award – Oronto Douglas
Other awards were:
Special recognition – Africa Magic (for support to the African movie industry), Kingsley Agoro was also specially recognised at the award ceremony.
Tony Elumelu announced as honorary advisor for Africa Movie Academy Awards.
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