The 6th edition of the annual Ghana Movie Awards has been held at the Accra International Conference Centre to award excellence in the Ghanaian movie industry.
The night was absolutely for the Beasts of No Nation movie, a war drama film about a young boy who survives as his country goes through a horrific war written, shot and directed by Cary Joji Fukunaga.
Beasts of No Nation which was shot in Ghana and featured Idris Elba, Ama K. Abebrese, Abraham Attah, Grace Nortey, David Dontoh and Opeyemi Fagbohungbe picked eleven (11) awards out of the 15 nominations.
The star actor of the movie, Abraham Attah picked the Discovery of the Year category in addition to the Actor In A Lead Role which Prince David Osei was tipped to win.
British Actor Idris Elba won the Actor In A Supporting Role whiles Cary Joji Fukunga picked the Best Director nod.
Other awards the movie won included Music Original Score (Dan Romer), Best Editing (Mikkel E. G. Nielsen), Visual Effects (Kevin Bitters), Production Design (Tony Tomety / Miles Kristian), Cinematography (Beasts Of No Nations), Sound Editing And Mixing (Geoffrey Patterson), Best Picture (Tony Tagoe/ Danny Damah) (Producers).
Check out full list of the winners
Actor In A Leading Role: Abraham Attah – Beasts Of No Nation
Actress In A Leading Role: Yvonne Nelson – If Tomorrow Never Comes
Actor In A Supporting Role: Idris Elba – Beasts Of No Nation
Actress In A Supporting Role: Rebecca Acheampong (Becca) – If Tomorrow Never
Costume & Wardrobe: I Do – Elikem Kumordzie
Writing Adapted Or Original Screenplay: Freetown – Melissa Larson / Garrett Batty
Music Original Score: Beasts Of No Nation – Dan Romer
Music Original Song: Coz Ov Moni – Emmanuel Owusu Bonsu, Mensah Ansah
Best Editing: Beasts Of No Nation – Mikkel E. G. Nielsen
Makeup And Hairstyling: The Cursed Ones – Araba Ansah
Visual Effects: Beasts Of No Nation – Kevin Bitters
Production Design: Beasts Of No Nation – Tony Tomety / Miles Kristian
Cinematography: Beasts Of No Nations – Cary Joji Fukunaga
Sound Editing And Mixing: Beasts Of No Nations – Geoffrey Patterson
Directing: Beasts Of No Nation – Cary Fukunago
Best Picture: Beasts Of No Nation – Tony Tagoe/ Danny Damah (Producers)
Best Actor African Collaboration: De Deyemi Okanlawon – If Tomorrow Never Comes
Best Actress African Collaboration: Ini Edo – While You Slept
Discovery Of The Year: Abraham Attah – Beasts Of No Nation
Favourite Actor: Kwadwo Nkansah
Favourite Actress: Kyeiwaa (Rose Mensah)
Best Actress Tv Series: Gloria Sarfo- Living With Trisha
Best Actor Tv Series: Funny Face – Cow And Chicken
Best Actor Series: Cow And Chicken
Best Foreign TV Series: La Gata