Tobi Bakre, Nse Ikpe Etim and Kunle Afolayan wins big at the 19th AMAA Edition together with Big Movies : Mami Wata & Anikpulapo.
At the 2023 AMAA awards, Tobi Bakre, Kunle Afolayan, and others win big.
The 2023 Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA), which took place at the Balmoral Convention Centre in Ikeja, Lagos, on Sunday night, announced its winners.
Nancy Isime, Richard Ato Turkson, and Rahama Sadau served as the hosts of the 19th AMAA.
Senegal’s “Xale” won Best Film and Best Costume Design, while top Nigerian producer and director Kunle Afolayan’s film Anikulapo took home two awards: Best Achievement in Production Design and the Ousmane Sembene Award for Best Film in an African Language.
“Mami Water,” directed by CJ “Fiery” Obasi, took home the awards for Best Screenplay, Best Director, Best Cinematography, Best Sound, and Best Film in an African Language.
Likewise, for their performances in “Gangs of Lagos” and “4.4.44,” Nse Ikpe Etim and Tobi Bakre took home the awards for Best Actor and Actress in a Leading Role, respectively.
Celebrities in attendance at the event were Nancy Isime, Odunlade Adekola, and Bimbo Ademoye.
Jude Idada’s “Kofa,” which won the Film by an African Abroad category, is another Nigerian film that is raising the flag high. The Best Documentary category went to the Cameroonian documentary “Le spectre de Boko Haram,” while the Best Short Film and Best Animation categories went to “Lions” and “Jabari.”
Speaking at the function, Raymond Anyiam-Osigwe, a director of the board of AFA, the company that owns AMAA, pledged that the family will carry on Peace Anyiam-Osigwe’s legacy, who had a significant impact on the
Accompanied by the film’s lead actress, Bimbo Ademoye, and a frequent partner, Seun Soyinka, Afolayan conveyed his appreciation for the victory, stating that the fruit of labor is more labor.
After winning two separate prizes for two of his colleagues, Tobi Bakre was ecstatic to be named Best Actor in a Leading Role. He was unable to contain his happiness. His response stuck in my memory.
In response to the honor, which he received for his performance in “Gangs of Lagos” by Jade Osiberu, he declared, “God did it—I won Best Actor in a Leading Role at the AMAAs.” I would especially like to thank everyone who has supported me during the process. All those whom God has employed to bring about this