‘Beasts of No Nation’ wins big at 2015 Ghana Movie Awards


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).Beasts of No Nation


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

By GhanaGist.Com

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