List of awards and nominations received by Usama Mukwaya

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Usama Mukwaya
Usama Mukwaya award.jpg
Usama at the 2011 Young Achiever's Awards
Born Usama Mukwaya Nyanzi
(1989-12-12) December 12, 1989 (age 27)
Mulago, Kampala, Uganda
Occupation Screenwriter, film director, actor, TV personality
Number of awards
Wins Nominations
2 9

The following is a list of awards and nominations received by Ugandan film director, screenwriter and producer Usama Mukwaya.

Major associations[edit]

Africa Movie Academy Awards[edit]

The Africa Movie Academy Awards, popularly known as AMAA and The AMA Awards, are presented annually to recognize excellence of professionals in the African film industry.

Year Nominated work Category Result
2016 Bala Bala Sese[1] Best Film in an African Language Nominated

Film festival awards[edit]

Africa International Film Festival[edit]

The Africa International Film Festival (AFRIFF) is an annual film festival. The event normally spans through a week and it includes award shows and film training classes.

Year Nominated work Category Result
2016 Bala Bala Sese[2] Best Feature Film Nominated

Amakula International Film Festival[edit]

The Amakula International Film Festival is an annual film festival that takes place in Uganda. It is Uganda's oldest film festival founded by Dutch film historian Alice Smits and American filmmaker Lee Elickson.

Year Nominated work Category Result
2016 Bala Bala Sese Best African Film (Golden Impala Award) Nominated

Helsinki African Film Festival[edit]

Year Nominated work Category Result
2016 Bala Bala Sese[3] Jury Award for Human Rights and Social Commentary Nominated

Luxor African Film Festival[edit]

Year Nominated work Category Result
2016 Bala Bala Sese[4] Grand Nile Prize (Long Narrative) Nominated

Mashariki African Film Festival[edit]

Mashariki African Film Festival is an international film festival based in Rwanda, that represent the country in the East African Film Network (EAFN).

Year Nominated work Category Result
2015 Tiktok[5] Best Short Film Nominated

Nile Diaspora International Film Festival[edit]

Year Nominated work Category Result
2013 In Just Hours Best Short Film Nominated

Pearl International Film Festival[edit]

The Pearl International Film Festival (PIFF), is an annual film festival held in Kampala, Uganda and has been described as one of the biggest film events in Uganda.

Year Nominated work Category Result
2014 In Just Hours Best Student Film[6] Nominated

Film industry awards[edit]

MNFPAC[edit]

Mariam Ndagire Film and Performing Arts Centre is a Uganda-based training film initiative for emerging Ugandan filmmakers and mentorship programme for aspiring filmmakers and youth in Uganda.

Year Nominated work Category Result
2010 Hello[7] Best Screenplay Nominated

Movie Furnace[edit]

Movie Furnace (Tanuulu) is a Uganda-based non-profit short film competition, for Mariam Ndagire Film and Performing Arts Centre alumni (MNFPAC), founded by Mariam Ndagire.

Year Nominated work Category Result
2013 In Just Hours[8] Best Director Won
2012 Smart Attempt Best Director Finalist

Miscellaneous awards[edit]

Young Achievers Award[edit]

The Young Achievers Awards is a national competition held annually in Uganda which selects and promotes the best practice and excellence in youth creativity.

Year Nominated work Category Result
2011 Young Achievers Award Film and Television Won

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://ama-awards.com/v2/
  2. ^ http://afriff.com/2016-home/afriff-2016-final-selection/
  3. ^ haff.fi/2016/en/haff-2016-jury-awards/
  4. ^ "Ugandan films vie for $4,000 prize at Luxor festival – theinsider.ug". theinsider.ug. Retrieved 9 July 2016. 
  5. ^ http://maaff.net/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=904:list-of-films&catid=1:latest-news
  6. ^ "AIDS Film Scoops 12 Nods At Piff 2014 - ChimpReports". chimpreports.com. Retrieved 9 July 2016. 
  7. ^ Kamukama, Polly. "The Observer". observer.ug. Retrieved 9 July 2016. 
  8. ^ Mulumba, Abu-Baker. "The Observer". observer.ug. Retrieved 9 July 2016.