The African Film Academy Awards are in recognition of African Films and Actors.
Join us at Greenwich Odeon, Bugsby Way, London SE10 0QJ, on 15th November, as we screen portions of the nominated films. There will also be seminars on the African Film Industry. Entrance is free for these days.
Here are the nominees for the African Film Festival and Academy Awards (ZAFAA Global Awards) 2013 .


Doors open at 4pm

Tickets are
£25 Standard;
£50 Premier and
£120 VIP;
A table of 10 Premier will be a discounted £450;
A table of 10 VIP will be a discounted £1,000.

Venue for the 16th is:

Hilton Metropole Hotel

225 Edgware Road

London W2 1JU

Checkout: for further information.

Watch highlights of the London press Conference at


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Check out the nominess.

1. Best Director

Pascal Amanfo (House of Gold, Ghana)
Frank Rajah Arase (The Prince, Ghana)
Ikechukwu Onyeka (Brothers Keeeper, Nigeria)
Tope Oshin Ogun (Journey To Self, Nigeria)
Pascal Amanfo (Letters to My Mother, Ghana)
Obi Emelonye (Last Fight to Abuja, London)
2. Best Actor

Majid Michel (Brother’s Keeper, Nigeria)
Solomon Akiyesi (Blood of Shiloh, Nigeria)
Mike Ezuruonye (The Cartel, Nigeria)
John Dumelo (Letter to my Mother, Ghana)
Majid Michel (The Prince, Ghana)
3. Best Actress

Yvonne Nelson (The Prince, Ghana)
Omoni Oboli (Brothers Keeper, Nigeria)
Yvonne Nelson (House of Gold, Ghana)
Omotola Jalade Ekeinde (Last Flight to Abuja, London)
4. Best Lead Actor Indigenous

Femi Brainard (Mo Sorire, Nigeria)
Alex Adu Kofi (Okomfo Anokye, Ghana)
Rykardo Agbor (Ifa Iwa, Nigeria)
Wale Adebayo (Mahuru, Nigeria)
5. Best Lead Actress Inigenous

Tayo Odueke (Mo Sorire, Nigeria)
Moji Olaiya (Mahuru, Nigeria)
Fathia Balogun (Mahuru, Nigeria)
Ngozi Nwosu (Mo Sorire, Nigeria)
Ronke Ojo (Ifa Iwa, Nigeria)
6. Best Supporting Actor

Luclay Misoya (The Cartel, Nigeria)
Francis Odega (House of Gold, Ghana)
Adjetey Annang (Letters to my Mother, Ghana)
7. Best Supporting Actress

Tana Adelana (Single and Married, Ghana)
Omawumi Megbele (House of Gold, Ghana)
Beverly Naya (Brother’s Keeper, Nigeria)
Martha Ankomah (The Cartel, Nigeria)
8. Best Newcomer

Itz Tifanny (Single and Married, Ghana)
Henry Ado Asiedu (House of Gold, Ghana)
Mercy Chinwo (House of Gold, Ghana)
Kathrine Obiang (Journey to Self, Nigeria)
Marie Gomez (Shameful Deceit, London)
Desmond Finney (Ibu in Sierra Leone, Sierra Leone)
9. Best Child Performance

Lisa Asor Awuku (House of Gold, Ghana)
Tobi Oboli (Brother’s Keeper, Nigeria)
Victor Okenwa (God of Shiloh, Nigeria)
Victor Okenwa Jr. (Musical Whispers, Nigeria)
10. Best Picture

House of Gold (Ghana)
Brother’s Keeper (Nigeria)
Last Flight To Abuja (London)
The Cartel (Nigeria)
Letters to My Mother (Ghana)
11. Best Indigenous Movie

Mo Sorire (Nigeria)
Ifa Iwa (Nigeria)
Mahuru (Nigeria)
Okomfo Anokye (Ghana)
Mdundiko (Tanzania)
12. Best Short Film

Hope (Nigeria)
I See U (Cameroon)
Beleh (Cameroon)
13. Best Use of Costume

Single and Married (Ghana)
The Prince (Ghana)
House of Gold (Ghana)
14. Best Screenplay

Letters to My Mother (Ghana)
House of Gold (Ghana)
Single and Married (Ghana)
Brother’s Keeper (Nigeria)
15. Best Special Effect

Last Flight to Abuja (London)
The Twin Sword (Nigeria)
Spirit of a Hero (Nigeria)
16. Best Cinematography

Letters to my Mother (Ghana)
Single and Married (Ghana)
House of Gold (Ghana)
Last Flight to Abuja (London)
17. Best Sound

Brother’s Keeper (Nigeria)
Last Flight to Abuja (London)
House of Gold (Ghana)
18. Best Editing

Brother’s Keeper (Nigeria)
Last Flight to Abuja (London)
Single and Married (Ghana)
19. Best African TV in UK

BEN TV (SKY 182)
OH TV (SKY 199)
ABN TV (SKY 290)
Non-Competitive Honours in Recognition of their Contribution to the African Film Industry in London
Theodora Ibekwe
Collins Archie-Pearce

Lifetime Achievement Award
Ernest Abby Quaye (Ghana)

Posthumous Awards
Justus Esiri (Nigeria)

This will culminate in the Awards Ceremony on 16th November.

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