Gold Coast Lounge leads Ghana Movie Awards with 18 nods

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Gold Coast Lounge leads Ghana Movie Awards nominations
Musician, Raquel Ammah plays lead role in Gold Coast Lounge
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Gold Coast Lounge, a movie produced by Esi Yamoah and directed by Pascal Aka has topped this year’s Ghana Movie Awards' nomination list with 18 nods.

Away Bus, a film produced and directed by Kofi Asamoah of Kofas Media follows closely with 16 nominations.

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Some of the categories Gold Coast Lounge has been nominated in include Performance of An Actress in Leading Role, Achievement in Cinematography, Achievement in Directing, Music Written for A Movie(Original Score), Best Motion Picture of the Year, Discovery of the Year, Performance by An Actor in Leading Role, Production Design among others.

Gold Coast Lounge which features actors such as Adjetey Anang, musician Raquel Ammah, Akofa Edjeani, Fred Amugi, Alphonse Menyo, Zynnell Zuh, Pascal Aka, Cina Soul, and Gideon Boakye, is about a family of criminals that has to clean up their shady acts before the government shuts down their lucrative private property.

Ghana Movie Awards, being organised by Gollywood Productions and Media Generale comes of on Saturday, December 20 at the National Theatre, Accra.

Below is the full list of nominees:

ACHIEVEMENT IN COSTUMES AND WARDROBE (NOMINEES)

Gold Coast Lounge 

Vivian Adjetey 

A.B.A.D (Feats Of Destiny)

Gordon Galolo 

Getting Married 

Samira Yakubu & Fauzia Yajubu

Away Bus

Venessa Nana & Ama Odoom 

ACHIEVEMENT IN CINEMATOGRAPHY (NOMINEES)

Gold Coast Lounge

Isreal De-Like 

Away Bus 

Kelly Doe 

A.B.A.D (Feats Of Destiny)   

Bernard Benson & David Okafor 

Getting Married 

 William Sefa Ntiamoah 

 Business As Usual 

Toyin Odekoya & Jibola Dabo 

ACHIEVEMENT IN DIRECTING (NOMINEES)

Gold Coast Lounge 

Pascal Aka 

A.B.A.D (Feats Of Destiny)

Isaac Agyapong 

Getting Married 

Frank Rajah Arase 

Away Bus

Peter Sedufia & Kofi Asamoah 

Business As Usual 

Pascal Amanfo 

ACHIEVEMENT IN EDITING (NOMINEES)

Away Bus

Afra Marley & Peter Sedufia 

A.B.A.D (Feats Of Destiny)

Solomon Tamakloe & Yako Prince Osei 

Gold Coast Lounge 

Kweku Kacou 

Sin City 

Kobi Okyere 

Getting Married 

Nicholas Agbeko 

ACHIEVEMENT IN MAKEUP AND HAIRSTYLING (NOMINEES)

Getting Married 

Mariam Musah 

Gold Coast Lounge 

Florence Owoo  

A.B.A.D (Feats Of Destiny)

Frempong Takyibea 

Patience Mensah 

Away Bus

Rhoda-Line Ansong   

Ann Marie Dzadey  

ACHIEVEMENT IN MUSIC WRITTEN FOR A MOVIE (ORIGINAL SCORE) NOMINEES

Gold Coast Lounge 

Pascal Aka 

A.B.A.D (Feats Of Destiny)

George Sedzro 

Getting Married 

Berni Anti 

Business As Usual 

Kobi Okyere JR 

Away Bus

Afra Marley  

ACHIEVEMENT IN MUSIC WRITTEN FOR A MOVIE (ORIGINAL SONG) NOMINEES

Gold Coast Lounge 

Music by Pascal Aka 

Lyrics By Raquel Ammah  

Getting Married 

Music and Lyrics By Berni Anti 

Away Bus

Music By Enoch Bleboo 

Lyrics By Solomon Otoo  

40 Looks Good On You

Music and Lyrics By Stephanie Benson 

ACHIEVEMENT IN PRODUCTION DESIGN

Gold Coast Lounge 

Prodction Design By Julius Elikem 

Set Decoration By Prop Haven 

A.B.A.D (Feats Of Destiny)

Production Design By Gordon Galolo 

Set decoration by Robert Ayim 

Away Bus

Production Design By James Avaala

Set Decoration By Horla Manuvor  

ACHIEVEMENT IN VISUAL EFFECTS

A.B.A.D (Feats Of Destiny)

Bra Cuojo 

Jerry Debbah 

Gold Coast Lounge 

Pascal Aka

Away Bus

Peter Kojo Sampah 

ACHIEVEMENT IN WRITING ADAPTED OR ORIGINAL SCREEN PLAY

Gold Coast Lounge 

Screen Play By Pascal Aka  

Save the Street

Screen Play By Frankquophy Awuku Hanyabui  

40 Looks good On You

Screen Play By Folake Amanfo 

Business As Usual

Screen Play By Pascal Amanfo  

Away Bus

Screen Play By Kofi Asamoah, Yaw Twumasi and Peter Sedufia  

BEST ACTOR AFRICAN COLLABORATION

MIKE EZURUONYE

TENDER LIES

JIDOLA DABO

BUSINESS AS USUAL

KUNLE RENI

SIN CITY

ALENNE MANGET

BROKEN

FRANK ARTUS

SHUKI

BEST ACTRESS AFRICAN COLLABORATION

Syndy Emade 

Broken 

ROSE MEURER

SIN CITY

UCHE JOMBO

40 LOOKS GOOD ON YOU

RUTH KADIRI EZERAKA

TENDER LIES

BEST MOTION PICTURE OF THE YEAR

Gold Coast Lounge 

PRODUCER- ESI YEBOAH

A.B.A.D (Feats Of Destiny)

PRODUCER- ISAAC AGYAPONG

Getting Married 

PRODUCERS- ABDUL SALAM MUMUNI AND TONY RAMESH LACHMA

BUSINESS AS USUAL

PRODUCER- PASCAL AMANFO

40 LOOKS GOOD ON YOU

PRODUCER- SELASSIE IBRAHIM

Away Bus

PRODUCERS- KOFI ASAMOAH AND PETER SEDUFIA

SIN CITY

PRODUCER- YVONNE NELSON

ADOMA

SALLAM MUMUNI

BEST MOVIE AFRICAN COLLABORATION

BROKEN

SYNDY EMADE

TENDER LIES

RUTH KADIRI

40 LOOKS GOOD ON YOU

SELASSIE IBRAHIM

BEST SHORT MOVIE

NIRVANA

WILLIAM KOJO AGBETI

ADA

JAMES NARTEY

ELECTION

JOHN AGBEKO

DISCOVERY OF THE YEAR

RAQUEL AMMAH

Gold Coast Lounge 

CINA SOUL

Gold Coast Lounge 

OPHELIA DOEFIA

SAVE THE STREET

FLORENCE ADJEI

ADOMA

ROXY MEURER

SIN CITY

QUASI BLAY

ADOMA

FAVOURITE ACTOR

1.VAN VICKER

2. MAJID MICHEL

3. JOHN DUMELO

4. PRINCE DAVID OSEI

5. JAMES GARDINER

6. KWADWO NKANSAH (LIL WIN)

7. KOFI ADU (AGYA KOO)

8.RICHARD ASHANTI (KALYBOS)

9. JUSTICE HYMS (GHANA JESUS)

10. AKWASI BOADI (AKROBETO)

11. KWAKU MANU

12. BENSON NANAYAW ODURO BOATENG (FUNNY FACE)

 FAVOURITE ACTRESS

1. Joselyn Dumas 

2. Nana Ama McBrown 

3. Jackie Appiah

4. Yvonne Nelson  

5. Yvonne Okoro

6. Fela Makafui  

7. Lydia Forson 

8. Juliet Ibrahim  

9. Nadia Buari 

10. Emelia Brobbey    

11. Moesha Bodong

12. Maame Serwaa  

PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Jeffery Nortey

Adoma

Umar Krupp 

Away Bus

Adjetey Annang 

Gold Coast Lounge 

Kofi Adu 

Away Bus

Prince David Osei 

A.B.A.D (Feats Of Destiny)

PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE

1. ALPHONSE MENYO

Gold Coast Lounge 

2. KOFI ADJORLOLO

 A.B.A.D (FEATS OF DESTINY)

3. JAMES GARDINER

BUSINESS AS USUAL

4. MIKKI OSEI BERKO

Away Bus

5. QUASI BLAY

ADOMA

PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

JESSICA WILLIAMS

A.B.A.D (Feats Of Destiny)

FELLA MAKAFUI

Away Bus

KALSOUME SINARE

Getting Married 

FLORENCE ADJEI

ADOMA

ZYNNELL ZUH

Gold Coast Lounge 

PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN THE LEADING ROLE

1. RAQUEL AMMA

Gold Coast Lounge 

2.NADIA BUARI

 JACKIE APPIAH

 LYDIA FORSON

 CHRISTABEL EKEH

(Getting Married )

3. YVONNE NELSON

 SUNCITY

4. SALMA MUMIN

Away Bus

5. SELASSIE IBRAHIM

UCHE JOMBO 

ROSELYN NGISSAH 

STEPHENIE BENSON 

40 LOOKS GOOD ON YOU

ACHIEVEMENT IN SOUND EDITING AND MIXING

Gold Coast Lounge

Kweku Kacou 

A.B.A.D (Feats OF Destiny)

J ames Adofo 

Away Bus

Afra Marley 

Getting Married 

Berni Anti