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Shirley Frimpong-Manso and Leila Djansi top all at Ghana Movie Movie Awards

It was a battle of the ‘iron-ladies’ of the Ghanaian movie industry as film makers Leila Djansi and Shirley Frimpong-Manso battled it out to see who wins the most awards at the maiden edition of the Ghana Movie Awards. Both had multiple nominations for their works ‘Sinking Sands’ & ‘I Sing of a Well’, and […]

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DSC 0979It was a battle of the ‘iron-ladies’ of the Ghanaian movie industry as film makers Leila Djansi and Shirley Frimpong-Manso battled it out to see who wins the most awards at the maiden edition of the Ghana Movie Awards. Both had multiple nominations for their works ‘Sinking Sands’ & ‘I Sing of a Well’, and ‘Checkmate’ & ‘A Sting in A Tale’ respectively.

Shirley’s ‘Sting in A Tale’ stung the competition by winning a total of 5 nods including Best Directing, Best Original Music, Best Screenplay, Best Score, and Best Cinematography. Leila’s ‘Sinking Sands’ grabbed four statuettes including Best Picture, Best Art Direction, Best Wardrobe, Best Movie (West African Collaboration).

Majid Michel won Best Actor (English) with Kofi Adu alias Agya Koo winning Best Actor (Local Language), while Jackie Appiah (and her 3 co-stars) took the nod for Best Actress (English) with Rose Mensah Alias Kyeiwaa winning in the local language division. The over-all best actor and actress will be announced at a separate ceremony later Sunday evening, December 26 at the Golden Tulip hotel. The winner would take home a brand new Zoyte SUV.

The Ghana Movie Awards saw musical performances from the likes of Rana, Mimi, Kwabena Kwabena, 4×4, SL, 5five,  and Praye, with guest appearances from Segun Arinze, Uti Nwachuku, Samini, Tinny, Joseph Agbeko, Joshua Clottey, Kofi Bucknor and others.

Full list of winners

Best Actor In A Leading Role (English)

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Majid Michel [Beast]

Best Actress In A Leading Role (English)

Jackie Appiah, Juliet Ibrahim, Yvonne Okoro, Roselyn Ngissah [4 Play]

Best Actor In A Leading Role (Local Language)

Kofi Adu A.K.A Agya Koo  [Ama Ghana]

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Best Actress In A Leading Role(Local Language)

Rose Mensah Aka Kyeiwaa [Akrasi Burgers]

Best Actor In A Supporting Role (E.L)

John Dumelo [Game]

Best Actress In A Supporting Role (E.L)

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Nadia Buari [Checkmate]

Best Actor In A Supporting Role (L.L)

Clement Bonney [Ama Ghana]

Best Actress In A Supporting Role. (L.L)

Nana Mc Brown [Madam Moke]

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Favourite Actor

Kofi Adjorlolo

Favourite Actress

Yvonne Nelson

Best Writing-Adapted Or Original

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Screenplay

Shirley Frimpong-Manso [A Sting In A Tale]

Best Visual Effect

Barry Isa Quaye [Flash Fever]

Best Wardrobe

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Mabel Germain [Sinking Sands]

Best Music Score

A Sting In A Tale

Best Original Song

A Sting In A Tale [4×4]

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Best Directing (E.L)

Shirley F. Manso [A Sting In A Tale]

Best Directing (L.L)

Frank Gharbin [Ama Ghana]

Best Editing

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Afra Marley [Game]

Best Cinematography

Bob J [A Sting In A Tale]

Discovery Of The Year

Emoimogen Hogen [Trinity]

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Best Make-Up

Jane A. Williams [Checkmate]

Best Picture

Sinking Sands

Best Story

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Who Loves Me

Best Art Direction

Sinking Sands

Best Actor / West Africa Collaboration

Uti Nwachukwu [Busting Out]

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Best Actress / West African Collaboration

Genevieve Nnaji [Silent Scandal]

Best Movie / West African Collaboration

Sinking Sands

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“I am divorced. A lot of people don’t know; it’s not something I talk about… Yeah, it has been three years now, he said.”

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