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AMAA 2019: Full list of winners



The 2019 edition of the Africa Movie Academy Awards was held on Sunday, October 27, at the Landmark Event Center in Lagos. Rwanda’s film, Mercy of the Jungle, proved to be the biggest winner of the night.

King of Boys, produced by Kemi Adetiba, also received some awards.

Here are the winners of the 15th edition of the AMAA:

1. Michael Anyiam Osigwe Award for the best film of an African-born director living abroad: Julius Amedume – Rattlesnakes

2. The best short film of the diaspora: Bail (United Kingdom)

3. Best documentary about the diaspora: My Friend Fela (Brazil)

4. Best narrative feature of the diaspora: Hero (Trinidad and Tobago / Canada)

5. Best achievement in production design: Redemption (Mozambique)

6. Best achievement in costume design: Mercy of the Jungle (Rwanda)

7. Best achievement in makeup: Mercy of the Jungle (Rwanda)

8. Best achievement in soundtrack: Mabata Bata (Mozambique)

9. Best achievement in visual effects: Blessing Knockout (Nigeria)

10. NFVCB Award for the best Nigerian film: King of Boys

11. Best documentary: Khartoum Offside (Sudan)

12. Ousmane Sembene Award for the best film in an African language: Rafiki (Kenya)

13. Every Ozako Award for Best Short Film: A Tune of Kora (SENEGAL)

14. Best Sound Achievement: Mabata Bata (Mozambique)

15. Best achievement in photography: Sewing winter to my skin (South Africa)

16. Best achievement in edition: Rafiki (Kenya)

17. Best script achievement: redemption (Mozambique)

18. Best animation: Elections – Nigeria

19. Best Young / Promising Actor: Cynthia Dankwa (Esi) BURIAL OF KOJO

20. Best actor in a supporting role: Jarrid Geduld 9 (Abie) Ellen, The Ellen Parkies Story (WINNER)

21. Best Actress in a Supporting Role: Adesua Etomi (Kemi) The King of Boys

22. Best Leading Actor: Marc Zinga (Mercy of the Jungle) (WINNER)

23. Best Actress in a Leading Role: Sola Sobowale (Eniola)

24. Best Director-First Feature: Blitz Bazawule – The Burial of Kojo (Ghana)

25. Best Director: Jahmil X. Qubeka – Sewing winter to my skin (South Africa)

26. Best Movie: Mercy of the Jungle (Rwanda)