Founder and CEO of Rigworld Group, an oil services business with operations across West Africa, Kofi Amoa-Abban, has pledged $10,000 towards setting up the Ghana Movie Awards Fund (GMAF), an initiative of the organisers of the awards show.
This was announced ahead of the 9th edition of Ghana Movie Awards which was held over the weekend (December 30, 2019) at the National Theater.
“For their contribution in shaping and promoting Ghanaian culture through the powerful medium of movies over the years, there is a dire need for a fund to support their welfare in their old age, hence GMAF”, explains Fred Nuamah, CEO of Ghana Movie Awards Foundation, organizers of the annual film awards that recognizes excellence in the Ghanaian film industry
The Ghanaian Oil and Gas entrepreneur and philanthropist made this pledge in a meeting organized by Foundation and attended by some of our veteran actors including Doris Okang, Kojo Dadson, Fred Amugi, Paa George.
Operations and structure of the GMAF, will be announced in the first quarter of 2020 by when the Foundation plans to launch the 10th Anniversary of the Ghana Movie Awards scheduled for December 2020.
Winners of the 9th annual Ghana Movie Awards announced on Saturday are:
1. Achievement In Cinematography – Gold Coast Lounge (by Isreal De-Like)
2. Achievement in Costumes & Wardrobe- A.B.A.D (Feats of Destiny by Gordon Galolo)
3. Achievement in Directing – Gold Coast Lounge (by Pascal Aka)
4. Achievement in Editing- Away Bus (by Afra Marley & Peter Sedufia)
5. Achievement in Makeup & Hairstyling- Gold Coast Lounge (by Florence Owoo)
6. Achievement in Music Written For a Movie (Original Score- Getting Married (By Berni Anti)
7. Achievement in Music Written For a Movie (Original Song-Music By Pascal Aka; Lyric By Requel Ammah
8. Achievement in Production Design- Gold Coast Lounge-
9. Achievement in Visual Effects- A.B.A.D (Feats Of Destiny by Bra Cuojo; Jerry Debbrah)
10. Achievement In Writing Adapted Or Original Screen Play- 40 Looks Good On You; Screen Play By Folake Amanfo
11. Best Actor African Collaboration- Mike Ezuruonye In Tender Lies
12. Best Actress African Collaboration- Rose Meurer In Sin City
13. Best Motion Picture of the Year- Gold Coast Lounge (Producer- Esi Yeboah)
14. Best Movie African Collaboration- 40 Looks Good On You (By Selassie Ibrahim)
15. Best Short Movie- Nirvana (By William Kojo Agbeti)
16. Discovery of the Year- Florence Adjei In Adoma
17. Favorite Actor- Benson Nanayaw Oduro Boateng (Funny Face)
18. Favorite Actress- Nana Ama Macbrown
19. Performance by an Actor In a Supporting Role- Kofi Adu In Away Bus
20. Performance by an Actor In a Leading Role- Alphonse Menyo In Gold Coast Lounge
21. Performance by an Actress In a Supporting Role- Zynnell Zuh In Gold Coast Lounge
22. Performance by an Actress In the Leading Role- Salma Mumin In Away Bus
23. Achievement in Sound Editing & Mixing- Getting Married By Berni Anti