Wednesday, 12 June 2013

AFRICAN FILM DEVELOPMENT AWARDS 2013.... JUNE 29TH @ MLIMANI CITY DAR ES SALAAM.

African Film Development Awards (AFDA) celebrates and recognises outstanding individuals and organisations who have contributed towards the development of African cinema. This year awards will take place in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania on the 29th of June 2013.
Pan African Film Development & Advancement Foundation’s AFDA award has 31 categories
with one dedicated to Tanzania’s film industry as the hosting country – Kiswahili films. Nigerian actors and film makers appear in over 18 categories including Nigerians in diaspora(British based actors – Chiwetel Ejifor & Sophie Okonedo). There is also a special recognition list which lists Goodluck Jonathan (The President of Nigeria), Governor Godswill Akpabio (Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria) and Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan (Governor Delta State, Nigeria) as special guests.
African film students(Home or abroad) are also included in this impressive list. Film students have a short film category – submission of the short films have to be submitted by the 1st of June. More details towards at the end of the nominees list.
Also taking place is Symposium on African Cinema and an African Cultural Night – 28th of June.

Here is the list of nominees and categories AFRICAN FILM DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION AWARDS (AFDA)2013

1. BEST AFRICAN ACTOR IN DIASPORA
- Chiwetel Ejiofor
- Djimon Hounsou
- Idris Elba
- Lazaro Ramos
- Yao B Nunoo

2. BEST AFRICAN ACTRESS IN DIASPORA
- Thandie Newton
- Charlize Theron
- Sophie Okonedo
- Gubourey Sidibe
- Rachel Mwanza

3. MOST SUPPORTIVE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT IN AFRICA TOWARD FILM DEVELOPMENT
- Nigeria
- Tanzania
- South Africa
- Egypt
- Cameroon

4. MOST SUPPORTIVE BANK IN AFRICA
- United Bank of Africa
- Standard Chartered
- Access Bank
- Ecobank
- NMB

5. MOST OUTSTANDING FILM VENTURE IN AFRICA
- Iroko TV
- Africa Metropolis
- AMAA
- African Magic
- African Women in Cinema

6. MOST OUTSTANDING FILM FESTIVAL IN AFRICA
- Abuja International Film Festival
- Durban International Film Festival
- Cairo International Film Festival
- Zenzibar International Film Festival
- FESPACO Festival Du Film Carthage

7. LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD IN FILM MAKING
- Sotigui Kouyate (Actor/Mali) Died 2010
- Omar Seck (Actor/Senegal) Died 2010
- Steven Kanumbe (Actor/Egypt)
- Moustafa Alassane (Director/Niger)

8. BEST AFRICAN ACTOR
- Wale Ojo (Nigeria) Phone Swap
- Mohammed Bastaoui (Morocco) Rough Hands
- Joseph Wairimu (Kenya) Nairobi Half Life
- Deon Lotz (RSA) Beauty
- Amr Waked (Egypt) Winter of Discontent

9. BEST AFRICAN ACTRESS
- Eva Mugalela (Mozambique) Virgin Margarida
- Houda Rihana (Morocco) Rough Hands
- Florence Masebe (RSA) Elelwani
- Omotola Jalade Ekeinde (Nigeria) Ije
- Ama K Abrese (Ghana) Ties That Bind

10. BEST AFRICAN ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
- John Dumelo (Ghana) Ties That Bind
- Salah AL-Hanafy (Egypt) Winter of Discontent
- Thomas Gumede (RSA) Otelo Burning
- Olwenya Maina (Kenya) Nairobi Half Life
- Joseph Benjamin (Nigeria) The Contract

11. BEST AFRICAN ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
- Patience Ozokwo (Nigeria) Turning Point
- Hermelinda Cimela (Mozambique) Virgin Magarida
- Ada Ameh (Nigeria) Phone Swap
- Michelle Scott (RSA) Beauty
- Mame Aston Diallo (Senegal) La Pirogue

12. BEST AFRICAN FILM
- Otelo Burning (RSA)
- La Pirouge (Senegal)
- Ties That Bind (Ghana)
- Ninah’s Dowry (Cameroon)
- Nairobi Half Life (Kenya)

13. BEST AFRICAN DIRECTOR
- Moussa Toure (Senegal) La Pirouge
- Faouzi Bensaidi (Morocco) Death For Sale
- Leila Djansi (Ghana) Ties That Bind
- Kunle Afolayan (Nigeria) Phone Swap
- Sara Blecher (RSA) Otelo Burning

14. BEST AFRICAN PRODUCER
- Pedro Pimenta (Mozambique) Virgin Margarida
- Sara Blecher (RSA) Otelo Burning
- Chineze Xandria Anyaene (Nigeria) Ije
- Leila Djansi (Ghana) Ties That Bind

15. MOST OUTSTANDING AFRICAN FILM MAKER
- Izu Ojukwu (Nigeria)
- Steven Markovitz (RSA)
- Moussa Toure (Senegal)
- Fewzi Ben Saidi (Morocco)
- Shirley Frimpong-Manso (Ghana)

16. MOST ACCESSIBLE FILM FUND PROJECT
- Nigerian Entertainment Intervention Fund
- National Film and Video Foundation (RSA)

17. MOST OUTSTANDING FILM PROMOTER
- Mariama Sylla (Senegal)
- Thierno Ibrahima Dia (Senegal)
- Victor Okhai (Nigeria)
- Hans Christian Mahnke (Namibia)
- Lilian Baksalevowicz (RSA)

18. MOST OUTSTANDING FILM DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
- Indigenous Films
- Silverbird Cinemas
- Arab Film Distributions
- Cote Ouest Audio Visual
- Steps Entertainment Limited

19. MOST PROMISING AFRICAN FILMMAKER
- Joel Karekazi (Rwanda)

- Tosh David Gitonga (Kenya)
- Chineze Xandria Anyaene (Nigeria)
- Victor Viyuoh (Cameroon)
- Sherrif L. Bandary (Egypt)

20. BEST AFRICAN FILMMAKER IN DIASPORA
- Alain Gomis
- Newton Aduaka
- Gavin Hood
- Akosua Adoma Owusu
- Mahamat Saleh Haroun

21. BEST AFRICAN CINEMATOGRAPHER
- Thomas Letellier (Niger) La Pirouge
- Jonathan Kovel (RSA) Of Good Report
- Lance Gewer (RSA) Otelo Burning
- Yinka Edwards (Nigeria) Phone Swap
- Victor Credi (Egypt) Winter of Discontent

22. BEST AFRICAN EDITOR
- Megan Gill (RSA) Otelo Burning
- Hisham Saqr (Egypt) Winter of Discontent
- Avril Beukes (Ghana) Ties That Bind
- Mkaiwawi Mwakaba (Kenya) Nairobi Half Life
- Achille Brice (Cameroon) Obsession

23. BEST SCREENPLAY IN AN AFRICAN FILM
- Sheila Frimpong Manso (Ghana) A Perfect Picture
- Ibrahim El Batout, Ahmed Amer, Yasser Naeem, Habi Seoud (Egypt) Winter of Discontent
- Potash Charles Matathia, Samuel Munene, Serah Mwihaki (Kenya) Nairobi Half Life
- James Whyle, Sara Blecher, The Cast Workshop (RSA) Otelo Burning
- Victor Viyuoh (Cameroon) Ninah’s Dowry

24. BEST MUSIC SCORE IN AN AFRICAN MOVIE
- Alan Ari Lazar (RSA) Otelo Burning
- Ahmed Mostafa Saleh (Egypt) Winter of Discontent
- Wasis Diop (Senegal) A Screaming Man
- Chris Letcher (RSA) Elelwani
- Ben Ludik (RSA) Beauty

25. BEST AFRICAN ANIMATED FILM
- Haza Lambo (Madagascar)
- Omnimon (Cameroon)
- Mzee Wa Kibajaji ( Tanzania)
- What a Big Birthday Party (Nigeria)
- Boom Boom (Egypt)
26. BEST SHORT FILM BY A FILM STUDENT
- Category still open till 1st of June. Duration Max. 15mins

27. BEST DOCUMENTARY BY AN AFRICAN
- African Cypher (RSA) Brain Little
- The Kachikally Code (The Gambia) Efe Omo Igori
- Touba (Senegal) Elizabeth Chai Vasarhely
- Fuelling Poverty (Nigeria) Ishaya Bako
- Mkwawa (Tanzania) Alkemist Media

28. MOST OUTSTANDING FILM JOURNALIST
- Claire Diao
- Chiaka Orjiako
- Azuh Amatus
- Gerald Langiri

29. BEST KISWAHILI FILM
- Chumo – Jordan Rider
- Network – John Kallage
- Mdundiko – Jackson Kabirigi
- Sunshine – Karabani
- Zamoro – Shams Bhanji

30. SPECIAL JURY TO A FILMAMKER
WILL BE DECIDED BY THE JURY DURING SELECTION OF THE RECIPIENTS

31. SPECIAL RECOGNITION AWARD OF EXCELLENCE AS AN ACTOR
- Morgan Freeman
- Whoopi Goldberg

SPECIAL RECOGNITION LIST
- The President of Gambia
- The President of Tanzania
- The President of Nigeria
- Governor Godswill Akpabio (Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria)
- Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan (Governor Delta State, Nigeria)
- Oronto Douglas
- Youssou N’Dour (Senegal)

AFDA would like you to know that nominations were made in consultation with eminent film jurists/panelists from various international film events in recent times. These lists were put together through criteria of achievements in quality picture, sound, editing, arts direction, cinematography, and script directions. Their lists were compared and the films with highest inclusions on these list were then selected.

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