3rd Africa Movie Academy Awards

The 3rd Africa Movie Academy Awards ceremony was held on March 10, 2007 at the Gloryland Cultural Center in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, Nigeria, to honor the best African films of 2006. The ceremony was broadcast live on Nigerian national television. Numerous African & international celebrities and top Nigerian politicians attended the event, including Nigerian musician Tuface Idibia and Ghanaian hiplife band VIP. Nollywood actor Richard Mofe-Damijo and South African actress Thami Ngubeni hosted the ceremony. Special guests of honor were Academy Award winners Cuba Gooding, Jr. and Mo'Nique. Nollywood's favourite acting duo Osita Iheme and Chinedu Ikedieze received the Lifetime Achievement Award.[1]

3rd Africa Movie Academy Awards
DateSaturday, March 10, 2007
SiteGloryland Cultural Center
Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, Nigeria
Hosted byRichard Mofe-Damijo, Thami Ngubeni
Organized byAfrica Film Academy
Highlights
Best PictureSitanda
Most awardsSitanda (5)
Most nominationsAbeni (film) (11)
The Amazing Grace (11)

WinnersEdit

Major AwardsEdit

The winners of the 19 Award Categories are listed first and highlighted in bold letters.[2]

Best Picture Best Director
Best Actress in a leading role Best Actor in a leading role
  • Olu JacobsDancing Heart
    • Ganiu Nofiu – Apesin
    • Kunle Abogunloko – Covenant Church
    • Ayo Lijadu – Maroko
Best Actress in a Supporting Role Best Actor in a Supporting Role
Best Upcoming Artist Best Performance by a Child
Best Indigenous Film Best Nigerian Film

Additional awardsEdit

Best Cinematography Best Original Screen Play
Best Original Sound Track Best Sound
Best Edit Best Visual Effect
AMAA Achievement in Makeup AMAA Achievement in Costume
Best Documentary Feature
  • Conversations on a Sunday Afternoon
    • Covenant Church
    • Bitter Water Mara

Films with multiple nominationsEdit

The following films received multiple nominations.

Films with multiple awardsEdit

The following films received multiple awards.

  • 5 awards
  • 3 awards
    • Abeni
  • 2 awards
    • Sins of the Flesh

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Coker, Onikepo (4 May 2007). "Africa Celebrates Film Industry at AMAA 2007". Mshale Newspaper. Minneapolis, USA: Mshale Communications. Archived from the original on 3 March 2012. Retrieved 5 September 2010.
  2. ^ "AMAA Awards and Nominees 2007". African Movie Academy Award. Archived from the original on 12 October 2010. Retrieved 6 November 2014.