Majid Michel wins Best Actor in Africa
Ghana failed to put up a strong showing at the 2012 AMAA awards which came off yesterday in Lagos, Nigeria. Ghana’s actors, directors, producers in all got sixteen (16) nominations picking only two awards.
Majid Michel won the award for ‘Best Actor In a Lead Role’ for the movie ‘Somewhere in Africa’. The second award for Ghana was for the film ‘Ties That Bind’ which won ‘2012 AMAA Achievement in Screenplay.’
The South African film ‘How To Steal 2 Million’ swept 5 awards on the night which was filed with lots of glitz and glamour and a host of celebrities from across Africa and Hollywood.
‘How To Steal 2 Million’ by Charlie Vundla’s won ‘Best Film’, ‘Best Director’, ‘Supporting Actor’ ‘Supporting Actress’ and ‘Best Editing.’
Rita Dominic beat strong competition from Yvonne Okoro in the movie ‘Single Six’ and Ama K. Abebrese in the movie ‘Ties That Bind’, to win ‘Best Actress In A Lead Role‘with the movie ‘Shattered’.
AMAA 2012 ACHIEVEMENT IN SCREENPLAY
Ties That Bind – Ghana
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 ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE
Menzi Ngubane – How To Steal 2 Million
Majid Micheal – Somewhere In Africa
Chet Anekwe – Unwanted Guest
Jafta Mamabolo – Otelo Burning
Karabo Lance – 48
Wale Ojo – Phone Swap
Hakeem Kae-Kazim – Man On Ground