List of Africa Movie Academy Awards ceremonies

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The following is a list of Africa Movie Academy Awards ceremonies including ceremony date, ceremony host and the Best Picture award winner. The latest AMAA ceremony was held in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, Nigeria on 20 April 2013, which marked the 9th African Movie Academy Awards.

Venues[edit]

  • 2005: Gloryland Cultural Center, Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, Nigeria
  • 2006: Gloryland Cultural Center, Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, Nigeria
  • 2007: Gloryland Cultural Center, Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, Nigeria
  • 2008: Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja, FCT, Nigeria
  • 2009: Gloryland Cultural Center, Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, Nigeria
  • 2010: Gloryland Cultural Center, Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, Nigeria
  • 2011: Gloryland Cultural Center, Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, Nigeria
  • 2012: Expo Centre, Eko Hotel & Suites, Lagos, Nigeria
  • 2013: Gloryland Cultural Center, Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, Nigeria
  • 2014: Gabriel Okara Cultural Centre, Yenagoa, Bayelsa, Nigeria
  • 2015: Boardwalk International Convention Centre, Port Elizabeth, South Africa [1]
  • 2016: Obi Wali International Conference Centre, Port Harcourt, Rivers, Nigeria

Ceremonies[edit]

Ceremony Nomination Venue Date of ceremony Hosts[2] Best Picture
Title Director Nation
1st 30 May 2005 Stella Damasus-Aboderin, Segun Arinze The Mayors[3][4][5] Dickson Iroegbu Nigeria Nigeria
2nd 29 April 2006 Frank Edoh, Chinyelu Anyiam-Osigwe Rising Moon[6] Andy Nwakalor
3rd 10 March 2007 Richard Mofe-Damijo, Thami Ngubeni[7][8] Sitanda[8] Izu Ojukwu
4th Johannesburg, South Africa 26 April 2008 Osita Iheme & Chinedu Ikedieze,
Stephanie Okereke & Ramsey Noah
Run Baby Run[9][10] Emmanuel Apea Ghana Ghana
5th FESPACO, Bukina Faso 4 April 2009 Kate Henshaw-Nuttal, Julius Agwu From a Whisper[11] Wanuri Kahiu Kenya Kenya
6th Accra, Ghana 10 April 2010 Rita Dominic, Basorge Tariah[12] The Figurine[13] Kunle Afolayan Nigeria Nigeria
7th Nairobi, Kenya 27 March 2011[14][15] Nse Ikpe Etim & Jim Iyke[16] Viva Riva! Djo Tunda Wa Munga Democratic Republic of the Congo DR Congo
8th Banjul, Gambia April 2012[17][18][19] Jimmy Jean-Louis, OC Ukeje How to Steal 2 Million Charlie Vundla South AfricaSouth Africa
9th Lilongwe, Malawi April 2013[20][21] Ama K. Abebrese, Dakore Akande &
Ayo Makun
Confusion Na Wa Kenneth Gyang NigeriaNigeria
10th Johannesburg, South Africa 24 May 2014[22][23] Segun Arinze, Lloyd Nathaniel and Naa Ashorkor.[24] Of Good Report Jamil X.T Quebeka South AfricaSouth Africa
11th Los Angeles, United States [25] 26 September 2015 Camille Winbush and Omotola Jalade Timbuktu Abderrahmane Sissako MauritaniaMauritania
12th Lagos, Lagos State, Nigeria[25] 11 June 2016 Mike Ezuruonye and Kgopedi Lilokoe Eye of the Storm Sékou Traoré Burkina FasoBurkina Faso

References[edit]

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