1st Africa Movie Academy Awards

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1st Africa Movie Academy Awards
Date Saturday, May 30, 2005
Site Gloryland Cultural Center
Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, Nigeria
Hosted by Stella Damasus-Aboderin
Segun Arinze
Organized by Africa Film Academy
Highlights
Best Picture The Mayors[1][2]

The 1st Africa Movie Academy Awards ceremony was held on May 30, 2005 at the Gloryland Cultural Center in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, Nigeria, to honor the best African films of 2004.[3] The ceremony was broadcast live on Nigerian national television. Nollywood actress Stella Damasus-Aboderin and Nollywood actor Segun Arinze hosted the ceremony.[4]

Winners[edit]

Major Awards[edit]

The winners of the 14 Award Categories are listed first and highlighted in bold letters.[1]

Best Picture Best Director
Best Actress in a leading role Best Actor in a leading role
Best Actress in a Supporting role Best Actor in a Supporting role
Best Indigenous Film Best Child Actor
  • Ori (Nigeria)
  • Valiance Moneke
Best Cinematography Best Screenplay
Best Musical Score Best Sound
Best Makeup Best Costume
  • Yesterday (South Africa)
    • Eye of the Gods (Nigeria)
    • Games Women Play (Nigeria)
  • Mastermind
    • Dabi-Dabi
    • Eye of the Gods (Nigeria)
    • Afonja (Nigeria)
Best Editing Best Special Effects
  • Eye of the Gods (Nigeria)
    • Egg of Life (Nigeria)
    • Dangerous Twins (Nigeria)
Lifetime Achievement Award: Amaka Igwe

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "AMAA Awards and Nominees 2005". African Movie Academy Award. Archived from the original on 12 October 2010. Retrieved 6 November 2014. 
  2. ^ Amatus, Azuh; Okoye, Tessy (16 June 2006). "Day I shot a movie in hell – Dickson Iroegbu". Daily Sun. Lagos, Nigeria. Retrieved 8 January 2011. [permanent dead link]
  3. ^ Balogun, Sola (11 March 2005). "Movie makers storm Bayelsa for awards". Lagos, Nigeria: Daily Sun. Archived from the original on 4 December 2005. Retrieved 5 September 2010. 
  4. ^ Folaranmi, Femi (13 May 2005). "Rhythm of a new world of movies As Nollywood stars storm Yenagoa for AMAA". Lagos, Nigeria: Daily Sun. Archived from the original on 9 September 2006. Retrieved 5 September 2010. 

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