Deadline looms for the Africa Movie Academy Awards 2017
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Tue, 10 Jan 2017 09:58

Time is running out to enter into the 2017 Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA).

The AMA Awards, are presented annually to recognise 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.

Awards and 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 Languag
Most Promising Actor
Best Child Actor
Best Actor In A Supporting Role
Best Actress In A Supporting Role
Best Director
Best Film

The initial deadline for entry was on 31 December 2016. The extended deadline falls on 26 January 2017.

For more information and submissions visit the AMAA website.

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