Burkina Faso Beats Ghana in AMAA 2016

Burkina Faso over the weekend beat Ghana with the number of awards  at this year’s edition of African Movie Academy Awards (AMAA).

The landlocked country bagged 4 prestigious awards against its West African neighbours who made only three.

Nigeria picked 10 of the 24 awards beating South Africa, which won five awards and fast evolving Burkina Faso film industry also won four awards. Ghana came fourth, clinching three awards

See Full List of of Winners:

AMAA 2016 Award for Best Short Film – Meet The Parents – Nigeria/Canada
BESTANIMATION – The Pencil – Burkina Faso
BEST DOCUMENTARY – The Fruitless Tree –Niger
BEST DIASPORA SHORT – Across The Track – USA
AWARD FOR BEST FILM BY AN AFRICAN LIVING ABROAD – Lambadina – Ethiopia/USA
BEST DIASPORA FEATURE – Ben & Ara – USA
BEST DIASPORA DOCUMENTARY – Agents of Change
ACHIEVEMENT IN COSTUME DESIGN – Eye of the Storm
ACHIEVEMENT IN PRODUCTION DESIGN – The Cursed One – Ghana play
ACHIEVEMENT IN MAKE-UP – Soldiers Story
ACHIEVEMENT IN SOUNDTRACK – O-Town – Nigeria
ACHIEVEMENT IN VISUAL ARTS – Oshimiri – Nigeria ACHIEVEMENT IN
CINEMATOGRAPHY – The Cursed One ACHIEVEMENT IN EDITING – Hear me Move AMAA
2016 play AMAA 2016 ACHIEVEMENT IN SCREEN PLAY – Tell me Something Sweet BEST
FILM IN AN AFRICAN LANGUAGE – Missing God – Nigeria
BEST ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE – Abidine Dioari – Eye of the Storm
BEST ACTRESS IN SUPPORTING ROLE – Thishiwe Ziqubu – Tell Me Something Sweet
BEST ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE – Daniel K Daniel – Soldiers Story
BEST ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE – Fulu Mugovhani – Ayanda
BEST FIRSTFEATURE FILM BY A DIRECTOR – Beyond Blood – Greg Odutayo
LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD – Olu Jacobs and Joke Silva
BEST FILM – Eye of the Storm – Burkina Faso
BEST DIRECTOR – Nana Obiri-Yaboah, Maximilian Clausse
BEST YOUNG / PROMISING ACTOR – Zubaidat Ibrahim Fagge – Dry

By: Ghana/Ultimatefmonline.com / 106.9fm/Ghana