Rita Dominic Wins the Best Actress Award at 2012 AMAA

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Rita Dominic acknowledges the honour of winning the African Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) for the Best Actress in a Leading Role.

Top Nollywood diva Rita Dominic won the African Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) for the Best Actress in a Leading Role for her awesome role in the Kenyan movie Shattered. It was a Sunday night of glamour at the 8th AMAA at the prestigious Expo Hall of the luxury Eko Hotel and Suites on Victoria Island in Lagos. The top prizes were won by South Africans and Nigerians.

The following is the complete list of the winners.

AMAA 2012 BEST SHORT FILM

Braids On Bald Head – Nigeria – Winner
JAMAA – Uganda
Look Again – Kenya
Maffe Tiga – Guinea
Hidden Life – South Africa
Mwansa The Great – Zimbabwe
Chumo – Tanzania
The Young Smoker – Nigeria

AMAA 2012 BEST DOCUMENTARY

African Election – Nigeria / Germany – Winner
Beyond The Deadly Pit – Rwanda
Awa Ogbe An African Adventure – Algeria
Dear Mandella – South Africa
White & Black, Crime And Colour – Tanzania
The Niger Delta Struggle – Ghana
There Is Nothing Wrong With My Uncle – Nigeria
How Much Is Too Much – Kenya

AMAA 2012 BEST DIASPORA FEATURE

Toussanat Louverture – France – Winner
Ghetta Life – Jamaica
High Chicago – Canada
Elza – Guadelupe
Better Must Come – Jamaica
Kinyanrwanda – USA

AMAA 2012 BEST DIASPORA DOCUMENTARY

The Education of Auma Obama – Germany – Winner
White Wash – USA
Almendron Mi Corazon – Guadeloupe
All Me The Life And Times Of Winfred Hubert – USA

AMAA 2012 BEST DIASPORA (SHORT FILM)

White Sugar In A Black Pot – USA-Winner
John Doe – USA
The Lost One – USA

AMAA 2012 BEST ANIMATION
The Legend Of Ngog Hills – Kenya - Winner
Oba – Nigeria
Climate Change Is Real – Kenya
Egu – South Africa
Chomoka – Kenya

AMAA 2012 BEST FILM BY AN AFRICAN LIVING ABROAD

Mystery Of Birds – USA / Nigeria – Winner
Housemates – United Kingdom / Nigeria
Ben Kross – Italy / Nigeria
Paparezzi Eye In The Dark – USA / Nigeria / Ghana

AMAA 2012 ACHIEVEMENT IN PRODUCTION DESIGN

Phone Swap – Nigeria- Winner
Somewhere In Africa – Ghana
Otelo Burning – South Africa
Adesuwa – Nigeria
How To Steal 2 Million – South Africa

AMAA 2012 ACHIEVEMENT IN COSTUME DESIGN

Adesuwa – Nigeria – Winner
The Captain Of Nakara
Rugged Priest – Kenya
Somewhere In Africa – Ghana
Queens Desire

AMAA 2012 ACHIEVEMENT IN MAKE-UP

Shattered – Kenya – Winner
Rugged Priest – Kenya
State Research Bureau – Uganda
Adesuwa – Nigeria
Somewhere in Africa – Ghana

AMAA 2012 ACHIEVEMENT IN SOUNDTRACK

Alero’s Symphony – Nigeria – Winner
Otelo Burning – South Africa
Adesuwa – Nigeria
How To Steal 2 Million – South Africa
Somewhere In Africa – Ghana

AMAA 2012 ACHIEVEMENT IN VISUAL EFFECTS

Adesuwa – Nigeria – Winner
Behind The Mask
Somewhere In Africa – Ghana
State Research Bureau – Uganda
Otelo Burning – South Africa

AMAA 2012 ACHIEVEMENT IN SOUND
State Of Violence – South Africa – Winner
Otelo Burning – South Africa
How To Steal 2 Million – South Africa
Man On Ground – South Africa
Algiers Murder – South Africa

AMAA 2012 ACHIEVEMENT IN CINEMATOGRAPHY

Othelo Burning – South Africa – Winner
How To Steal 2 Million – South Africa
Rugged Priest – Kenya
Masquerades – Ghana
Man On Ground – South Africa / Nigeria

AMAA 2012 ACHIEVEMENT IN EDITING

How To Steal 2 Million – South Africa – Winner
Algiers Murder – South Africa
Man On Ground – South Africa / Nigeria
Unwanted Guest – Nigeria
Otelo Burning – South Africa
Alero’s Symphony – Nigeria

AMAA 2012 ACHIEVEMENT IN SCREENPLAY

Ties That Bind – Ghana – Winner
Mr & Mrs – Nigeria
How To Steal 2 Million – South Africa
Otelo Burning – South Africa
Unwanted Guest – Nigeria
Two Brides And A Baby – Nigeria

AMAA 2012 BEST NIGERIAN FILM

Adesuwa – Winner
Unwanted Guest
Family On Fire
Alero’s Symphony
Phone Swap

AMAA 2012 BEST FILM IN AN AFRICAN LANGUAGE
State Of Violence – South Africa – Winner
Chumo – Tanzania
Family On Fire – Nigeria
Otelo Burning – South Africa
Asoni – Cameroun

AMAA 2012 BEST CHILD ACTOR

Tsepang Mohlomi (Ntwe) – Otelo Burning – Winner
Rahman Junior Bande (Greg) – Behind The Mask
Reginna Danies (Jenny) – Bank Job
Benjamin Abemigisha and Racheal Nduhukire (Derick and Margaret) – JAMAA
Ayinla O Abdulaheem – ZR-7

AMAA 2012 BEST YOUNG / PROMISING ACTOR

Ivie Okujaye (Alero) – Alero’s Symphony – Winner
Neo Ntatleno (OJ) – State Of Violence
Iyobosa Olaye (Adesuwa) – Adesuwa
Martha Ankomah – Somewhere In Africa
Thomas Gumede and Sihle Xaba – Otelo Burning

AMAA 2012 BEST ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Fano Mokoena – Man On Ground – Winner
Rapuldna Seiphemo (Twala) – How To Steal 2 Million
Hafiz Oyetoro – Phone Swap
Okechukwu Uzoesi – Two Brides And A Baby
Godfrey Theobejane – 48
Lwanda Jawar – Rugged Priest

AMAA 2012 BEST ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Terry Phetto – How To Steal 2 Million – Winner
Ebbe Bassey – Ties That Bind
Empress Njamah – Bank Job
Ngozi Ezeonu – Adesuwa
Thelma Okoduwa – Mr & Mrs
Omotola Jalade Ekeinde – Ties That Bind

AMAA 2012 BEST ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE

Majid Micheal – Somewhere In Africa – Winner
Menzi Ngubane – How To Steal 2 Million
Chet Anekwe – Unwanted Guest
Jafta Mamabolo – Otelo Burning
Karabo Lance – 48
Wale Ojo – Phone Swap
Hakeem Kae-Kazim – Man On Ground

AMAA 2012 BEST ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE

Rita Dominic – Shattered – Winner
Nse Ikpe Etim – Mr & Mrs
Yvonne Okoro – Single Six
Ama K. Abebrese – Ties That Bind
Uche Jombo – Damage
Millicent Makheido – 48
Kudzai Sevenzo-Nyarai – Playing Warriors

AMAA 2012 BEST DIRECTOR

How To Steal 2 Million – Charlie Vundla – Winner
Adesuwa – Lancelot Oduwa Imaseun
Ties That Bind – Leila Djansi
Rugged Priest – Bob Nyanja
State Of Violence – Khalo Matabane
Man On Ground – Akin Omotoso
Otelo Burning – Sara Bletcher

AMAA 2012 PRIZE FOR BEST FILM

How To Steal 2 Million – South Africa – Winner
State Of Violence – South Africa
Adesuwa – Nigeria
Otelo Burning – South Africa
Rugged Priest – Kenya
Ties That Bind – Ghana
Man On Ground – South Africa / Nigeria

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