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The Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA)
AMAA is a platform that projects the African film industry to Africa and the rest of the world. It is a glamorous celebration of artistry honoring excellence in African Filmmaking and Cinema.

We reward excellence in filmmaking
We project and celebrate the African film industry
We promote and unite Africa Our Vision To be Africa's one stop hub for everything film
To remain Africa's biggest, most prestigious, most credible awards for the African film industry at par with similar events across the world.
To catalyze a change in the perception of Africa by providing the platform and support the African filmmaker needs to tell our own stories.

Our Mission

To offer professional development and training for filmmakers in Africa
To facilitate networking and partnership opportunities between African filmmakers and filmmakers across the world
To provide access to funding for African filmmakers
To recognize and reward the best in African Filmmaking and Cinema

Our Core Values


Our Target

African immigrants across the world
Young Adults in Africa
Filmmakers: African Movie Producers, Actors and Actresses
Global Film Industry stakeholders.

Our Brand Promise

To uphold the integrity of our screening process
To continually host Africa's most glamorous film awards To ensure excellence in everything we do

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AMAA 2017 dazzles the African film scene

AMAA 2017 dazzles the African film scene

At a glittering ceremony, the 13th African Movie Academy Awards (#AMAA) ceremony took place on July 15, 2017 at the Eko Hotels, Victoria Island, Lagos. Senegalese movie “Felicite” emerged as the biggest winner of the night, in the event, which was hosted by Nse Ikpe Etim.

AMAA rocks Kigali with Nominees Party

AMAA rocks Kigali with Nominees Party

It was a long night of fun, camaraderie, swashbuckling on Saturday June 24, 2017 in Kigali, Rwanda when Africa Movie Academy Awards hosted Rwadan Celebrities, business executives and their Nigerian counterparts during the 2017 AMAA Nominees party in the East Africa Country.

AMAA 2017 to be hosted by Lagos State

The Lagos state government has said it intends to make the 2017 Africa Movie Academy Awards the best in history. Steve Ayorinde, the commissioner for information and strategy, made the statement at the AMAA 2017 Sponsors’ Night, held in Lagos. By Murtala Abubakar 2003 - 2017