Joselyn Dumas, Ama Ampofo, Silver Rain nominated for 2015 AMAA

Ghanaian actresses Joselyn Dumas and Ama Ampofo, together with the movie, Silver Rain, have been nominated for the 2015 Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA).

They will battle some of Africa’s biggest actors and movies for laurels at this year’s awards scheduled to take place in September in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Nominees for the 2015 awards, the 11th edition, were announced in Los Angeles, USA on Saturday night. It was attended by Lydia Forson, Omotola Jalade Ekeinde, Chioma Chukwuka, and Jimmy Jean-Louis.

Joselyn received a nomination in the ‘Best Actress in a Supporting Role’ for her role in the movie ‘Silver Rain’. The movie is in the running for the ‘AMAA 2015 Award for Achievement In Make-up’.

Chumani Pan, an actor in ‘Silver Rain’, received a nomination in ‘AMAA 2015 Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role’.

Ghanaian animation, ‘Akorkoli’ will battle ‘The Throne’ (Nigeria), ‘Alternative to Corporal Punishment’ (Namibia), T’he Legacies of Rubbies’ (Nigeria) for the ‘AMAA 2015 Award for Best Animation’.

Actress Ama Ampofo’s role in ‘Devil in a Detail’ also earned her a nomination in the ‘AMAA 2015 Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role’ category.

Full list of nominees below:
EFERE OZAKO AMAA 2015 AWARD FOR BEST SHORT FILM
Stories of Our Lives ‘’Run’ – Kenya

Aissa’s Story – Nigeria
Gulped of the Blue Sea – Togo
Memoir of a Honest Voice- Sierra Leone
Twaaga – Burkina Faso
AMAA 2015 AWARD FOR BEST ANIMATION
The Throne – Nigeria
Alternative to Corporal Punishment – Namibia
The Legacies of Rubbies – Nigeria
Akorkoli – Ghana
AMAA 2015 AWARD FOR BEST DOCUMENTARY
Egypt Modern Pharaohs ‘Nasser’ – Egypt

The Dream of Shahrazad – South Africa
Nelson Mandela, The Myth and Me – South Africa

Beats of The Antonov – Sudan
The Supreme Price – Nigeria/USA
OUSMANE SEMBENE AMAA 2015 AWARD FOR BEST FILM IN AN AFRICAN LANGUAGE

Timbuktu – Mauritania
Triangle Going to America – Ethiopia
Cheetanah – Nigeria
Juliet and Romeo – Burkina Faso
iNumber Number – South Africa
MICHAEL ANYIAM OSIGWE AMAA 2015 AWARD FOR BEST FILM BY AN AFRICAN LIVING ABROAD:

Gone Too Far – Nigeria/UK
Thorns of Roses (O Esphinho Da Rosa) – Guinea Bissau/Portugal

Fevers – France/Morocco
Affairs of the Heart – Nigeria/USA
AMAA 2015 AWARD FOR BEST DIASPORA SHORT
Sound of Tears – Canada
Hand to the Sky – USA
Calm – UK
AMAA 2015 AWARD FOR BEST DIASPORA DOCUMENTARY
Jimmy Goes to Nollywood – USA/HAITI
The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution – USA

Bound: Africans VS African Americans – USA
Black Panther Woman – Australia
AMAA 2015 AWARD FOR BEST DIASPORA FEATURE
Under the Starry Sky – France
CRU – USA
Supremacy – USA
AMAA 2015 AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN PRODUCTION DESIGN

iNumber Number – South Africa
October 1 – Nigeria
Le President – Cameroun
Run – Cote d’Ivoire
Timbuktu – Mauritania
AMAA 2015 ACHIEVEMENT IN COSTUME DESIGN
Dazzling Mirage- Nigeria
Run – Cote d’Ivoire
Njinga: Queen of Angola – Angola
October 1 – Nigeria
iNumber Number – South Africa
AMAA 2015 AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN MAKE-UP
Run – Cote d’Ivoire
Iyore – Nigeria
Silver Rain – Ghana
iNumber Number – South Africa
Njinga: Queen of Angola – Angola
AMAA 2015 AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN SOUNDTRACK
A Place in the Stars – Nigeria
Triangle Going to America – Ethiopia
Iyore – Nigeria
Njinga: Queen of Angola – Angola
Timbuktu – Mauritania
AMAA 2015 AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN VISUAL EFFECT
Invasion 1897 – Nigeria
Kpians – Nigeria
Run – Cote d’Ivoire
iNumber Number – South Africa
Triangle Going to America – Ethiopia
AMAA 2015 AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN SOUND
Lobraz Khan – Mauritius
Le President – Cameroun
Run – Cote d’Ivoire
Timbuktu – Mauritania
iNumber Number – South Africa
AMAA 2015 AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN CINEMATOGRAPHY
Triangle Going to America – Ethiopia
iNumber Number – South Africa
Run – Cote d’Ivoire
Lobraz Khan – Mauritius
Timbuktu – Mauritania
AMAA 2015 AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN EDITING
October 1
iNumber Number
Triangle Going to America
Run
Timbuktu
AMAA 2015 AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN SCREEN PLAY
Le President
While You Slept
Timbuktu
Love or Something Like That
Run
AMAA 2015 AWARD FOR BEST COMEDY FILM
30 Days in Atlanta
Iya Alalake
Last Three Digits
AMAA 2015- BAYELSA STATE GOVERNMENT ENDOWED AWARD FOR BEST NIGERIAN FILM

Invasion 1897
Dazzling Mirage
October 1
Iyore
A Place in the Stars
AMAA 2015 AWARD FOR BEST CHILD ACTOR
Layla Walet Mohammed and Mehdi A.G Mohammed – Timbuktu

Joshua Ibrahim and Daniel Ibrahim- A Place in the Stars

AMAA 2015 AWARD FOR BEST YOUNG/ PROMISING ACTOR
Demola Adedoyin – October 1
Vinjeru Kamanga – BELLA
Kemi Lala Akindoju – Dazzling Mirage
Hassan Spike Insingoma – Boda Boda Thieves
Chiedza Mhende – Love the one You Love
AMAA 2015 AWARD FOR BEST ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Israel Makoe – iNumber Number
Paul Obazele – Iyore
Chumani Pan- Silver Rain
OC Ukeje – Love or Something Like That
Triangle Going to America.
AMAA 2015 AWARD FOR BEST ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Hilda Dokubo – Stigma
Toulou Kiki – Timbuktu
Reina Salicoulibaly – Run
Prossy Rukundo – Boda Boda Thieves
Ama Ampofo – Devil in a Detail
AMAA 2015 AWARD FOR BEST ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE
Tony Kroroge – Cold Harbour
Sdumo Matshali – iNumber Number
Abdoul Kareem Konate – Run
Sadiq Daba – October 1
Gerard Essomba – Le President
AMAA 2015 AWARD FOR BEST ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE
Lesliana Pereira – NJINGA: Queen of Angola
Queen Nwokoye – Cheetenah
Aida Wang – Juliet and Romeo
Jocelyn Dumas – Silver Rain
Ini Edo – While You Slept
AMAA 2015 AWARD FOR BEST FIRST FEATURE FILM BY A DIRECTOR

Carey Mckenzie -Cold Harbour
Jenna Bass – Love the one you love
Destiny Ekeragha – Gone Too Far
Tawonga Taddja Nkhonjera – Bella
AMAA 2015 AWARD FOR BEST DIRECTOR
Theodros Teshome Kebede- Triangle Going to America – Ethiopia

Theo Nel – iNumber Number
Abderrahmane Sissako – Timbuktu
Phillipe Lacote – Run
Kunle Afolayan – October 1
AMAA 2015 AWARD FOR BEST FILM
Run – Cote d’Ivoire
Timbuktu – Mauritania
INumber Number – South Africa
Triangle Going to America – Ethiopia
October 1- Nigeria
Story by Ghana | Myjoyonline.com | Ernest Dela Aglanu (Twitter: @delaXdela / Instagram: citizendela)


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