The Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) has released its list of nominations and Ghana has scored big with 17 nominations.
Among the nominations were 4 actors chosen for different categories for their individual roles in their films.
Joselyn Dumas who plays Omoye, the wife of a retired army officer (Jim Iyke) in the drama Cold Feet was nominated for Best Actress in a Leading Role.
Alphonse Menyo who plays Daniel in Pascal Aka’s Gold Coast Lounge also scored a nomination in the Best Actor in Leading Role category.
Adjetey Anang was also nominated for the Best Actor in Supporting Role award for his role in Gold Coast Lounge.
Singer Cina Soul has earned her first AMAA nomination for Best Young/Promising Actor. She plays Ama in the critically acclaimed film Gold Coast Lounge.
Shirley Frimpong-Manso’s Perfect Picture: Ten Years Later had 3 nods – Achievement in Screenplay, Editing and Production Design.
Gold Coast Lounge’s Director Pascal Aka was also nominated for Best Director and the movie for Best Film.
The movie scored 4 other nominations including Achievement in Cinematography, Achievement in Soundtrack, Achievement in Production Design and Achievement in Sound.
The film Heroes of Africa; Tetteh Quarshie also had 3 nominations namely Achievement in Soundtrack, Achievement in Visual Effect and Achievement in Costume Design.
One animation, I am Living In Ghana Get Me Out of Here, was also nominated in the Best Animation category.
Its plot centers on a young Ghanaian-British girl who moved to the country after spending all her life in England.
The story details her struggles as a diaspora in Ghana.