AMAA 2016: The 2016 Africa Movie Academy Awards ceremony took place on Saturday 11 June 2016 at the Obi Wali International Conference Center in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. The ceremony recognizes and honors excellence among directors, actors, and writers in the film industry. The awards night was hosted by Mike Ezuruonye and Kgopedi Lilokoe.
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The Cursed Ones led with 13 nominations. South African films Tell Me Sweet Something and Ayanda were tied with 9 nods each.
Ghana had a total of 15 nominations with 5 films including The Cursed Ones, Rebecca, Cursed Treasure, Daggers of Life and The Peculiar Life of a Spider.
Find the complete list of nominees and winners below:
AMAA 2016 AWARD FOR BEST SHORT FILM
1. Encounter – Nigeria
2. Le Chemin – Cote De Voire
3. Blood Taxi – Nigeria
4. Meet The Parents – Nigeria/Canada – WINNER
5. Nourah The Holy Light – Burkina Faso
6. Ireti – Nigeria
7. Life of Nigerian Couple – Nigeria