The Delivery Boy delivers 12 Nominations at AMAA 2019

There is a pivotal point in movie making where you realize that you have stumbled on a goldmine.

The Movie, ‘The Delivery Boy’ is currently at that point.
With a startling 12 AMAA nominations already, The movie is already positioned to break records.

This outstanding news comes barely a week after the producers got a mail from the Nigerian oscars selection committee, saying the film was being considered for representation.

Below are the categories that the movie has been nominated for:

AMAA 2019 Award For Best Achievement in Production Design

Redemption (Mozambique)

Rafiki (Kenya)

Ellen, The Ellen Parkies Stories (S. Africa)

Urgent (Morroco)

Burial of Kojo (Ghana)

Sew the Winter to My Skin (S. Africa)

Mercy of the Jungle (Rwanda)
*Delivery Boy (Nigeria)

AMAA 2019 Award For Best Achievement in Soundtrack

Subira (Kenya)

Mabata Bata (Mozambique)

Farewell Ella Bella (S. AFRICA)

Mercy of the Jungle (Rwanda)

Sew the Winter to My Skin (S. Africa)

Lara and the Beats (Nigeria)
*The Delivery Boy (Nigeria)

Redemption (Mozambique)

AMAA 2019 Award For Best Achievement in Visual Effects

Makeroom (Nigeria)

Sew the Winter to My Skin (S. Africa)

Knockout Blessing (Nigeria)

Mabata Bata (Mozambique)
*The Delivery Boy (Nigeria)

The King of Boys (Nigeria)

Burial of Kojo (Ghana)

AMAA 2019 Award For Best Achievement in Sound

The Last Victim (S. Africa)

Sew the Winter to My Skin (S. Africa)

Makeroom (Nigeria)
*The Delivery Boy (Nigeria)

The Burial of Kojo (Ghana)

Urgent (Morocco)

Mabata Bata (Mozambique)

Redemption (Mozambique)

AMAA 2019 Award For Best Achievement in Cinematography

Mabata Bata (Mozambique)

Sew the Winter to My Skin (S. Africa)

Mercy Of The Jungle (Rwanda)

Redemption (Mozambique)

Rafiki (Kenya)
* Delivery Boy (Nigeria)

The Burial of Kojo (Ghana)

Redemption (Mozambique)

AMAA 2019 Award For Best Achievement in Editing
*The Delivery Boy (Nigeria)

The Burial of Kojo (Ghana)

The Last Victim (S. Africa)

Rafiki (Kenya)

The Gold Statue (Nigeria)

Diamond in the Sky (Nigeria)

Mercy of the Jungle (Rwanda)

Sew The Winter To My Skin (S. Africa)

AMAA 2019 Award For Best Achievement in Screenplay
*The Delivery Boy (Nigeria)

The Last Victim (S. Africa)

Rafiki (Kenya)

Diamond in the Sky (Nigeria)

Gold Statue (Nigeria)
6 Lara and the Beats (Nigeria)

Redemption (Mozambique)

Up North (Nigeria)

AMAA 2019/National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB)Award For Best Nigerian Film
* The Delivery Boy

Lara and the Beats

Makeroom

King of Boys

Gold Statue

Up North

Knockout Blessing

AMAA 2019 Award For Best Young/Promising Actor

Youssef Alaoui (Ayoub) URGENT

Angel Onyinyechi Unigwe (Adaeze) LIGHT IN THE DARK

Cynthia Dankwa (Esi) BURIAL OF KOJO

Emilio Bilo (Azarias) Mabata Bata
*5. Jamma Ibrahim (Amir) The Delivery Boy

Catherine Credo (Neema) Fatuma

AMAA 2019 Award For Best Actress in a Leading Role

Sheila Munyiva (Ziki) Rafik

Rita Dominic (Jumoke Arinze) Light in the Dark

Jill Levenberg (Ellen) The Ellen Parkies Story

Beatrice Taisamo (Fatuma) Fatuma

Seyi Shay (Lara) Lara and the Beats

Sola Sobowale (Eniola) King of Boys
*Jemima Osunde (Nkem) The Delivery Boy

Samantha Mugatsia (Kena) Rafiki

AMAA 2019 Award For Best Director-First Feature Film

Blitz Bazawule – The Burial of Kojo (Ghana)
*Adekunle “Nodash” Adejuyigbe – The Delivery Boy (Nigeria)

Sippy Chadha – Subira (Tanzania)

Nicole Amarteifo – Before the Vows (Ghana

AMAA 2019 Award For Best Director

Wanuri Kahui – Rafiki (Kenya)
*Adekunle “Nodash” Adejuyigbe – The Delivery Boy (Nigeria)

Daryne Joshua -Ellen, The Ellen Parkies Story (S. Africa)

Jahmil X. Qubeka – Sew the Winter to My Skin (S. Africa)

Kemi Adetiba – King of Boys (Nigeria)

Mohcine Besri – Urgent (Morocco)

Mickey Fonseca – Redemption (Mozambique)

Joël Karekezi- Mercy of the Jungle (Rwanda)

AMAA 2019 Award For Best Film

Rafiki (Kenya)

Mercy of the Jungle (Rwanda)
*The Delivery Boy (Nigeria)

Ellen, The Ellen Parkies Story (S. Africa)

Sew the Winter to My Skin (S. Africa)

Redemption (Mozambique)

King of Boys (Nigeria)

Urgent (Morocco)

The producer, in a rousing thank you speech revealed the following:
“I was trying to post all the nominations but apparently our nominations exceeded Instagram’s limits.Thank you to AMAA for the recognition.
I feel especially proud of the actors and the TEFT (The Elite Film Team) members who put their all into making this film possible.”

The Delivery Boy’, directed by Adekunle ‘Nodash’ Adejuyigbe
is a movie that explores the backstory of terrorists.
The journey takes a prostitute and an orphan them through the underbelly of the city exposing the hidden back side of the African Society and its dangerous culture of silence in the presence of evil.

AMAA is Africa’s oldest and biggest academy award for films. It is presented annually to recognize excellence among professionals working in, or non-African professionals who have contributed to, the African film industry.

Source & photocredit: AMAA

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