The organisers of the annual Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) have released the nominations list for the 2022 event.

The Africa Movie Academy Awards nominations were unveiled at a media event in Lagos, Nigeria.

Speaking on behalf of the president of the AMAA Shaibu Husseini revealed that the Jury sat for over ten days for selection in Documentary films, animations, features and short stories.

The Ghanaian feature film ‘Borga’ leads the nominations list with 15 nods. South Africa’s ‘Surviving Gaza’ follows closely with 14 nominations.

Tanzania’s ‘Tug of war’ landed 12 nominations, while Uganda’s ‘Tembele’ and Nigeria’s ‘Man of God’ packed nominations in nine categories. 

The feature film, Borga, which is a collaboration of Ghanaian and German creatives, was nominated for some major awards including the overall Best Film, Best Film in an African Language, Best Director, Achievement in Screenplay, Cinematography, Visual Effects, Screenplay and Production Design.

Eugene Boateng who also doubles as the Associate Producer was nominated for the Best Actor in  Leading Role.

The actor has already won the German Screen Actors Award for best actor in a leading role with the film.

Adjetey Anang scored a nomination in the Best Actor in Supporting Role category while actress Lydia Forson landed a nomination in the Best Actress in Supporting Role category.

Emmanuel Afffadzi was nominated for the Best Young/Promising Actor award. Director York Fabian Raabe was nominated for the Best Director Award and the First Feature by a Director award.

Meanwhile, the Ghanaian film ‘Road To My Father’s Compound’ was nominated in five categories.

Aaron Adatsi was nominated for the Best Actor in Lead Role while his co-star Bless Fortune scored a nomination for Best Actress in Lead Role.

The director Benedict Yeboah was nominated for the First Feature by a Director award.

‘Road To My Father’s Compound’ also landed a spot in the Best Achievement in Cinematography and Best Achievement in Screenplay categories respectively.

The Africa Movie Academy Awards will come off on October 30 in Lagos.

See the full list below:

EFERE OZAKO AMAA 2022 AWARD FOR BEST SHORT FILM

Enroute -Burkina Faso
Al-Sit -Sudan
Astel -Senegal
A Lisbon Affair- Angola
Mamadou – Equatorial Guinea
Houminvi – Benin
Men-tally- Nigeria
Tender Threads – Morocco

JUBRIL MALAIFIA AMAA 2022 AWARD FOR BEST ANIMATION

On the Surface – Iceland
Opal – Martinique
Kenda – Cote D’Ivoire
No Way Out – Uganda
Skin Like Mine –USA
PTD – Nigeria

AMAA 2022 AWARD FOR BEST DOCUMENTARY

Taamaden – Mali
No Simple Way Home -Sudan
The Last Shelter – Mali
No U Turn – Nigeria
Transaction – Zimbabwe
Lobola, a Bride’s True Price?- South Africa
Africa Moot – South Africa
When a Farm Goes Aflame- Nigeria/Germany

AMAA 2022 OUSMANE SEMBENE AWARD FOR BEST FILM IN AN AFRICAN LANGUAGE

Borga – Ghana
Tug of War – Tanzania
Tembele – Uganda
Surviving Gaza – South Africa
Alaise – Nigeria
Medicine Man – Kenya

AMAA 2022 MICHAEL ANYIAM OSIGWE AWARD FOR BEST FILM BY AN AFRICAN-BORN DIRECTOR LIVING ABROAD

Tope Oshin – Here Love Lies
Obi Emelonye – Money Miss Road
York Fabian Raabe- Borga
Ogo Okpue – A song From the Dark
Robert Peters – The Scar

AMAA 2022 AWARD FOR BEST DIASPORA SHORT FILM

Contraband – USA
Slow Pulse – USA
Skin Like Mine – USA

AMAA 2022 AWARD FOR BEST DIASPORA DOCUMENTARY

The Rumba King – Peru
Wade in the Water – USA
The Sun Rises in the East – USA

AMAA 2022 AWARD FOR BEST DIASPORA NARRATIVE FEATURE

Remember Me: The Mahalia Jackson Story – USA
The Sleeping Negro – USA
Not To Forget – USA

AMAA 2022 AWARD FOR BEST ACHIEVEMENT IN PRODUCTION DESIGN

Tug Of War
Underbelly
Surviving Gaza
Borga
Swallow

AMAA 2022 AWARD FOR BEST ACHIEVEMENT IN COSTUME DESIGN

Swallow
Underbelly
Tug of War
Tembele
Man of God

AMAA 2022 AWARD FOR BEST ACHIEVEMENT IN MAKE-UP

Jolly Roger
A Song From The Dark
Surviving Gaza
Underbelly
Angeliena

AMAA 2022 BEST ACHIEVEMENT IN SOUNDTRACK

Tembele
Ayaanle
Man of God
Surviving Gaza
Tug of War
Almajiri

AMAA 2022 BEST ACHIEVEMENT IN VISUAL EFFECTS

Koi-Koi: the Myth
Tug of War
Borga
Tinka’s Story
Surviving Gaza
Alaise

AMAA 2022 BEST ACHIEVEMENT IN SOUND

The Wave
Surviving Gaza
Swallow
Tug of War
Borga
Tembele

AMAA 2022 BEST ACHIEVEMENT IN CINEMATOGRAPHY

Tug of War
Tembele
Ayaanle
Surviving Gaza
Borga
Road To My Father’s Compound

AMAA 2022 AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN EDITING

Jolly Roger
Angeliena
Tug of War
Borga
Almajiri
Man of God

AMAA 2022 AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN SCREENPLAY

Road to My Father’s Compound
Surviving Gaza
Jolly Roger
Tug of War
Borga
Tembele

AMAA 2022 NATIONAL FILM AND VIDEO CENSORS BOARD (NFVB) AWARD FOR BEST NIGERIAN FILM

Man of God
Alaise
Swallow
Jolly Roger
Almajiri
Money Miss Road

AMAA 2022 AWARD FOR BEST YOUNG/PROMISING ACTOR

Emmanuel Afffadzi – Borga
Kebirungi Agnes Knight – Tinka’s Story
Amina Mohammed – Ayaanle
Maryam Waziri Salihu – Almajiri
Samke Makhaba – Surviving Gaza
Emmanuel Kuye – Ba Ni (Mud Clan)

AMAA 2022 AWARD FOR BEST ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Aphiwe Mkefe – Surviving Gaza
Wale Ojo – A Song from the dark
Adjetey Annag – Borga
Tshamano Sebe – Angeliene
Toyin Osinaike – Jolly Roger
Segun Arinze – Almajiri
Josh2Funny – Money Miss Road

AMAA 2022 AWARD FOR BEST ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Lydia Forson – Borga
Samke Makhoba Surviving Gaza
Ijeoma Grace Agu – Swallow
Siti Amina -Tug of War
Maryam S Wazari – Ba Ni (Mud Clan)
Dorcas Shola Fapson – Man of God
Nse Ikpe Etim – A Song From The Dark

AMAA 2022 AWARD FOR BEST ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE

Patrick Nkakalukanyi -Tembele
Daniel Etim Effiong – Jolly Roger
Gudrun Colombus Mwanyika – Tug of War
Botlhale Mahlangu – Surviving Gaza
Eugene Boateng – Borga
Deyemi Okanlanwo – Swallow
Akah Nnani- Man of God
Aaron Adatsi – Road to My Father’s Compound

AMAA 2022 AWARD FOR BEST ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE

Euodia Samson – Angeliena
Bless Fortune – Road to My Fathers Compound
Osas Ighodaro – Man of God
Ronah Ninsiima – Tembele
Ikhlas Gafur Vora – Tug of War
Vanessa Vanderpuye – A song from the dark
Nanfuna Sharon – The Wave
Eniola Akinbo – Swallow

AMAA 2022 AWARD FOR FIRST FEATURE BY A DIRECTOR

Uga Carlini – Angeliena
York Fabian Raabe – Borga
Ogo Okpue – A Song From The Dark
Benedict Yeboah – Road to My Father’s Compound

AMAA 2022 AWARD FOR BEST DIRECTOR

Amil Sivji –Tug of War
York-Fabian Raabe – Borga
Bolanle Austen- Peters – Man of God
Vusi’Africa Sindane – Surviving Gaza
Uga Carlini – Angeliena
Walter Banger – Jolly Roger
Ahmed Farah – Ayaanle
Morris Mugisha – Tembele

AMAA 2022 AWARD FOR BEST FILM

Ayaanle – Somalia
Jolly Roger – Nigeria
Borga – Ghana
Angeliena – South Africa
Tug of War – Tanzania
Man of God – Nigeria
Surviving Gaza – South Africa
Tembele – Uganda

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