3rd Africa Movie Academy Awards

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3rd Africa Movie Academy Awards
Date Saturday, March 10, 2007
Site Gloryland Cultural Center
Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, Nigeria
Hosted by Richard Mofe-Damijo, Thami Ngubeni
Organized by Africa Film Academy
Best Picture Sitanda
Most awards Sitanda (5)
Most nominations Abeni (film) (11)
The Amazing Grace (11)

The 3rd Africa Movie Academy Awards ceremony was held on March 10, 2007 at the Gloryland Cultural Center in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, Nigeria, to honor the best African films of 2006. The ceremony was broadcast live on Nigerian national television. Numerous African & international celebrities and top Nigerian politicians attended the event, including Nigerian musician Tuface Idibia and Ghanaian hiplife band VIP. Nollywood actor Richard Mofe-Damijo and South African actress Thami Ngubeni hosted the ceremony. Special guests of honor were Academy Award winners Cuba Gooding, Jr. and Mo'Nique. Nollywood's favourite acting duo Osita Iheme and Chinedu Ikedieze received the Lifetime Achievement Award.[1]


Major Awards[edit]

The winners of the 19 Award Categories are listed first and highlighted in bold letters.[2]

Best Picture Best Director
Best Actress in a leading role Best Actor in a leading role
  • Olu JacobsDancing Heart
    • Ganiu Nofiu – Apesin
    • Kunle Abogunloko – Covenant Church
    • Ayo Lijadu – Maroko
Best Actress in a Supporting Role Best Actor in a Supporting Role
Best Upcoming Artist Best Performance by a Child
  • Samuel OlaseindeAbeni
    • Teco Benson Jnr – Explosion
    • Somadina Adinma – Speak the word
Best Indigenous Film Best Nigerian Film

Additional awards[edit]

Best Cinematography Best Original Screen Play
  • Sitanda
    • Maroko
    • Dancing Heart
    • Azima
Best Original Sound Track Best Sound
Best Edit Best Visual Effect
AMAA Achievement in Makeup AMAA Achievement in Costume
Best Documentary Feature
  • Conversations on a Sunday Afternoon
    • Covenant Church
    • Bitter Water Mara

Films with multiple nominations[edit]

The following films received multiple nominations.

Films with multiple awards[edit]

The following films received multiple awards.

  • 5 awards
  • 3 awards
    • Abeni
  • 2 awards
    • Sins of the Flesh


  1. ^ Coker, Onikepo (4 May 2007). "Africa Celebrates Film Industry at AMAA 2007". Mshale Newspaper. Minneapolis, USA: Mshale Communications. Retrieved 5 September 2010. 
  2. ^ "AMAA Awards and Nominees 2007". African Movie Academy Award. Archived from the original on 6 November 2014. Retrieved 6 November 2014.