Clarion Chukwurah won the ‘best actress in a leading role’ for her role in Emem Isong’s ‘Apaye’,
Veteran Nollywood actresses, Clarion Chukwurah and Patience Ozokwor, emerged the biggest winners of the night at the Just concluded 2014 African Movie Academy Awards, AMAA.
The 2014 AMAA, which was the 10th edition of the awards, was held in Yenagoa, Bayelsa, on Saturday, May 24.
While Clarion Chukwurah won the ‘best actress in a leading role’ for her role in Emem Isong’s ‘Apaye’, Patience Ozokwor won “Best Actress in a Supporting Role for her role in “After The Proposal”.
Receiving her award, Clarion Chukwurah, mother of video director, Clarence Peters, dedicated the award to Nigeria.
“I dedicate this award to my country Nigeria because the role I played in Apaye was the role of a woman who after and despite all odds, overcame and became triumphant, so I dedicate this award to Nigeria,” she said.
During the event, Peace Anyiam-Osigwe, the brain behind the awards ceremony, announced that she would be stepping down as the President of AMAA.
See the full list of winners at the 2014 Africa Movie Academy Awards, AMAA
Best Short Film – Dialemi
Best Animation – Khumba (South Africa)
Best Documentary – Hamu Beya (Mali) & Portraits of a Lone Farmer
(Nigeria & Denmark)
Best Film(African Language) – B for Boy
Best Diaspora Short Film – Passage
Best Diaspora Documentary – Through The Lens Darkly (USA)
Best Diaspora Feature – Kingston Paradise (Jamaica)
Achievement In Production Design
Award – Northern Affair (Ghana)
Achievement In Costume Design – Ni Sisi (Kenya)
Achievement In Make-up – Once Upon
A Road Trip (South Africa)
Achievement in Soundtrack – Onye Ozi (Nigeria/UK)
Best Marketer – Okiki Films
Best Actress in a Leading Role – Clarion Chukwurah (Apaye)
Best Film – Of The Good Report
Special Jury Prize for Short Film – New Horizon
Joyce Banda Award for Film on Women Empowerment – B For Boy
Mandiba Award – Ni Sisi
Best Director – Jamil Quebeka (Of Good Report)
Best First Feature Film by a Director – Harikrishna & Sharvan Anenden
Special Jury Prize – Bob Manuel-Udokwu
Best Actor – Mothusi Magano (Of Good Report)
Best Actress in a Supporting Role – Patience Ozokwor (After The Proposal)
Best Actor in a Supporting Role – Thapelo Mofekeng (Felix)
Best Young Promising Actor – Petronella Tshuma (Of Good Report)
Best Child Actor – Lebohang Ntsane (Forgotten Kingdom)
Best Nigerian Film – Accident
Achievement in Screenplay – Of Good Report
Achievement in Editing – Potomanto
Achievement in Cinematography – The Forgotten Kingdom
Achievement in Sound – The Forgotten Kingdom
Achievement in Visual Effects – A Mile From Home (Nigeria)