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The 2017 Africa Movie Academy Awards Organizers are Now Accepting Submissions!

The Africa Movie Academy Awards, popularly known as AMAA and The AMA Awards, are presented annually to recognize excellence of professionals in the film industry. If you’re a filmmaker and haven’t submitted your film, good news, the deadline is January 15, 2017.


The AMA Awards are aimed at honouring and promoting excellence in the African movie industry, Africans in the diaspora as well as uniting the Africans from across the globe through arts and culture.

The AMA awards are widely considered to be Africa’s most important film even and the most prestigious film award for people of African descent.

Here are the awards up for grabs:

Best Short Film

Best Documentary

Best Diaspora Feature

Best Diaspora Documentary

Best Animation

Achievement In Production Design

Achievement In Costume Design

Achievement In Make-Up

Achievement In Soundtrack

Achievement in Visual Effects

Achievement In Sound

Achievement In Cinematography

Achievement In Editing

Best Film by an African Living Abroad

Best Actor in a Leading Role

Best Actress In A Leading Role

Best First Feature Film by a Director

Best Diaspora Short Film

Achievement In Screenplay

Best Nigerian Film

Best Film in an African Language

Most Promising Actor

Best Child Actor

Best Actor In A Supporting Role

Best Actress In A Supporting Role

Best Director

Best Film

Submit your film here.

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