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9th Africa Movie Academy Awards

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Organized by  Africa Film Academy
Most nominations  Elelwani (11)
Other ceremonies  2012, 2014
Site  Yenagoa
Best Film  Confusion Na Wa
Date  20 April 2013
Location  Yenagoa, Nigeria
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Hosted by  Ama Abebrese Dakore Akande Ayo Makun
Produced by  Dayo Ogunyemi Kingsley Ogoro
Most awards  Confusion Na Wa Nairobi Half Life and Elelwani (2)
Hosts  Ama Abebrese, Dakore Akande, Ayo Makun

The 9th Africa Movie Academy Awards ceremony honouring movies of 2012 was held in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State on 20 April 2013. The event was hosted by actress and former AMAA winner Ama K. Abebrese and Ayo Makun with many celebrities in attendance. The awards' nomination party was held in Lilongwe, Malawi; it was hosted by Her Excellency, President Joyce Banda. A total of 671 films were submitted for consideration across Africa, America, Canada, France, Germany, Guadalupe, Italy, Jamaica, and the United Kingdom. Confusion Na Wa won the best picture award. The late Justus Esiri was awarded the Best Actor in a leading role posthumously.


Winners and nominees

A total of 29 award categories were given out. Below is a full list of all the winners. Winners are listed first and highlighted in boldface:

Lifetime Achievement Awards

  • Tunde Kelani
  • Chief Eddi Ugbomah
  • Sir Ositadinma Okeke Oguno (Ossy Affason)
  • Ayuko Badu
  • Chief Pete Edochie
  • Special Recognition of Pillars of Nollywood

  • Emem Isong
  • Kanayo O. Kanayo
  • Kenneth Okonkwo
  • Film/Video Producers and Marketers Association of Nigeria (FVPMAN)
  • Special Jury Award

  • Ninah’s Dairy (Cameroon)
  • References

    9th Africa Movie Academy Awards Wikipedia

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