2nd Africa Movie Academy Awards

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2nd Africa Movie Academy Awards
Date Saturday, April 29, 2006
Site Gloryland Cultural Center
Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, Nigeria
Organized by Africa Film Academy
Highlights
Best Picture Rising Moon[1]

The 2nd Africa Movie Academy Awards ceremony was held on April 29, 2006 at the Gloryland Cultural Center in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, Nigeria, to honor the best African films of 2005. The ceremony was broadcast live on Nigerian national television. Numerous celebrities and top Nigerian politicians attended the event, including Goodluck Jonathan (former Governor of Bayelsa State) and various Nollywood actresses and actors. Special guest was South African Grammy Award winning artist Miriam Makeba who performed at the ceremony.[2] Nigerian veteran actor and playwright Hubert Ogunde received a posthumous award.[1][3][4]

Winners[edit]

Major Awards[edit]

The winners of the 19 Award Categories are listed first and highlighted in bold letters.[5]

Best Picture Best Director
  • Rising Moon (Nigeria)
    • Secret Adventure (Nigeria)
    • Behind Closed Door (Nigeria)
    • Anini (Nigeria)
    • Arrou - Prevention (Nigeria)
    • Tanyaradzwa (Zimbabwe)
    • My Mother’s Heart (Ghana)
    • Sofia (Burkina Faso)
  • Andy NwakolorRising Moon
    • Lancelot Imasuen - Behind Closed Door
    • Andy Amenechi - Secret Adventure
    • Lancelot Imasuen - Family Battle
    • Fred Amata - Anini
    • Teco Benson - Day of Atonement
    • Ifeanyi Oyeabor - My Mother’s Heart
    • Boubakar Diallo - Sofia
Best Actress in a leading role Best Actor in a leading role
Best Actress in a Supporting Role Best Actor in a Supporting Role
  • Onyeka Onwenu - Widow’s Cot
    • Georgina Onuoha - Secret Adventure
    • Oge Okoye - Eagle’s Bride
    • Adji Dialo - Sofia
    • Awa Gassama - Arrou (Prevention)
  • Justice Esiri - Rising Moon
    • Desmond Elliot - Behind Closed Door
    • Emeka Enyiocha - Family Battle
    • Arnold Chirisa - Tanyaradzwa
    • Kofi Adjorlolo - My Mother’s Heart
    • Henry Legema - Anini
Best Upcoming Actress Best Upcoming Actor
  • Tendal Musoni - Tanyaradzwa
    • Chika Ike - To Love a Stranger
    • Lilian Ikpe - Behind Closed Door
    • Elezra Ofori - My Mother’s Heart
  • Sam Anyamela - Day of Atonement
    • Akume Akume - Rising Moon
    • Kalu Ikeagwu - Fragile Pain
    • Alagie Sarr - Arrou (Prevention)
Best Cinematography Best Screenplay
  • Tanyaradzwa (Zimbabwe)
    • Day of Atonement (Nigeria)
    • Rising Moon (Nigeria)
    • Family Battle (Nigeria)
    • Sofia (Burkino Faso)
    • My Mother's Heart (Ghana)
  • Eagle's Bride (Nigeria)
    • Anini (Nigeria)
    • Behind Closed Doors (Nigeria)
    • Arrou (Gambia)
    • Tanyaradzwa (Zimbabwe)
Best Musical Score Best Sound
  • Sofia (Burkina Faso)
    • Behind Closed Doors (Nigeria)
    • Secret Adventure (Nigeria)
    • Arrou (Gambia)
    • Tanyaradzwa (Zimbabwe)
  • Widow's Cot (Nigeria)
    • Eagle's Bride (Nigeria)
    • Behind Closed Doors (Nigeria)
    • Secret Adventure (Nigeria)
    • Rising Moon (Nigeria)
    • Arrou (Gambia)
Best Makeup Best Costume
  • My Mother's Heart (Ghana)
    • Eagle's Bride (Nigeria)
    • Secret Adventure (Nigeria)
    • Rising Moon (Nigeria)
  • Eagle's Bride (Nigeria)
    • Secret Adventure (Nigeria)
    • Rising Moon (Nigeria)
    • Arrou (Gambia)
Best Editing Best Original Effects
  • Rising Moon (Nigeria)
    • Family Battle (Nigeria)
    • Day of Atonement (Nigeria)
    • Sofia (Burkino Faso)
  • Day of Atonement (Nigeria)
    • Widow's Cot (Nigeria)
    • Rising Moon (Nigeria)
    • My Mother's Heart (Ghana)
Best Visual Effects Best Documentary
  • Rising Moon (Nigeria)
    • Behind Closed Doors (Nigeria)
    • Secret Adventure (Nigeria)
    • My Mother's Heart (Ghana)
  • Tasuma
    • Ending a cane
    • House of love
    • Nollywood the young side of film
    • Salma yoba
Best Indigenous Film
  • Izza
    • Mama Dearest
    • Agbara Oderest
    • Mfana Mbagha

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Azubike, Godfrey (9 May 2006). "Night of Nollywood Stars". Newswatch. Lagos, Nigeria: Newswatch Communications Limited. Archived from the original on 14 July 2011. Retrieved 4 September 2010. 
  2. ^ Nze, Victor (5 February 2007). "Celebrities in Retirement Makeba, Still Mama Africa". AllAfrica.com. AllAfrica Global Media. Retrieved 4 September 2010. 
  3. ^ de Jager, Christelle (19 April 2006). "Nigeria nabs 10 African Awards noms". Variety. Los Angeles, CA, USA: Reed Business Information. Retrieved 4 September 2010. 
  4. ^ de Jager, Christelle (28 December 2006). "African film award to include cash prize". Variety. Los Angeles, CA, USA: Reed Business Information. Retrieved 4 September 2010. 
  5. ^ "AMAA Awards and Nominees 2006". African Movie Academy Award. Archived from the original on 12 October 2010. Retrieved 6 November 2014.