Fred Amata

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Fred Amata is a Nigerian actor, producer and director.[1] A graduate of Theatre Arts from the University of Jos, Fred shot into limelight in 1986 for his role in a film titled Legacy. He currently serves as the President of the Directors Guild of Nigeria, since February 27, 2016.[2][3]

Selected filmography[edit]

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  • Legacy
  • Mortal Inheritance
  • Light & Darkness
  • My Love
  • Keeping Faith: Is That Love?
  • Black Mamba
  • The Return
  • Hand of God
  • Dangerous Desire
  • The London Boy
  • A Kiss From Rose
  • Wheel of Change
  • Hidden Treasures
  • Emotional Hazard
  • Anini
  • Fated
  • She: You Must Obey
  • She2: You Must Obey
  • She3: You Must Obey
  • Family Affair
  • The Amazing Grace
  • The Empire
  • Letters to a Stranger
  • Dear God
  • Blindfold
  • Freedom in Chain
  • Black Gold
  • Black November
  • Road to Redemption

Awards and nominations[edit]

Fred Amata awards and nominations
Awards won0
Year Award ceremony Recipient/Nominated work Prize Result
2006 2nd Africa Movie Academy Awards Himself Best Director Nominated
Anini Best Film Nominated
2007 3rd Africa Movie Academy Awards Himself Best Actor in a Supporting Role Nominated
2010 6th Africa Movie Academy Awards Freedom in Chain Best Nigerian Film Nominated

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Ibagere, Eniwoke (15 February 2001). "Nigeria's performing royalty". BBC News. Lagos. Retrieved 30 March 2016.
  2. ^ "Fred Amata Emerges DGN President". The Guardian News. 27 February 2016. Retrieved 30 March 2016.
  3. ^ "Fred Amata emerges Directors Guild of Nigeria president". TV Continental. 27 February 2016. Retrieved 30 March 2016.

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