7th Africa Movie Academy Awards
|7th Africa Movie Academy Awards|
|Date||Sunday, 27 March 2011|
|Site||Gloryland Cultural Center
Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, Nigeria
|Organizer||Africa Film Academy|
|Best Film||Viva Riva!|
|Most awards||Viva Riva! (6)|
|Most nominations||Viva Riva! (12)|
The 7th Africa Movie Academy Awards ceremony was held on 27 March 2011 at the Gloryland Cultural Center in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, Nigeria, to honor the best African films of 2010. The nomination ceremony was held at the Ole Sereni Hotel in Nairobi, Kenya on 25 February 2011. For the films released in 2010, African Movie Academy Awards were presented in 26 categories.
|Best Picture||Best Director|
|Best Actress in a Leading Role||Best Actor in a Leading Role|
|Best Actress in Supporting Role||Best Actor in Supporting Role|
|Best Young Actor||Best Child Actor|
|Best Film in African Language||Best Nigerian Film|
|Best Screenplay||Best Cinematography|
|Best Achievement in Sound||Best Soundtrack|
|Best Visual Effects||Best Make Up|
|Best Costume Design||Best Production Design|
|Best Documentary||Best Short Documentary|
|Best Short Film||Best Diaspora Short Film|
|Best Film for African Abroad||Best Diaspora Feature|
|Best Diaspora Documentary||Best Editing|
Films with multiple nominations
The following films received multiple nominations.
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- "AMAA Nominations Night". African Movie Academy Award. Retrieved 26 January 2011.
- Odongo, David. "Film makers send entries for awards". The Standard (Nairobi, Kenya). Retrieved 18 January 2011.
- "African Movie Academy Awards 2011". African Movie Academy Award. Retrieved 18 January 2011.
- "AMAA Nominations 2011". African Movie Academy Awards. Retrieved 26 February 2011.
- "Out of Kenya". The Standard (Nairobi, Kenya: The Standard Group). 24 February 2011. Retrieved 26 February 2011.
- Banda, Tim Kamazu (26 February 2011). "Kenya and Nigeria shine with choice films". Daily Nation (Nairobi, Kenya). Retrieved 1 March 2011.
- "AMAA Nominees and Winners 2011". African Movie Academy Awards. 28 March 2011. Retrieved 28 March 2011.
- Osae-Brown, Funke (28 March 2011). "Congolese 'Viva Riva' wins Africa's best film award". The EastAfrican (Nairobi, Kenya). Retrieved 28 March 2011.