|Name||Ama Konadu Abebrese|
|Born||3rd May 1980|
|Education||Burlington Danes Academy|
William Morris Sixth Form
St Mary’s University, Twickenham
|Occupation||Actress, Television Presenter, Producer|
|Awards||Best Actress in a Leading Role, 2011 AMAA Awards|
Ama K. Abebrese Profile
Ama K. Abebrese, a British-Ghanaian actress, producer, and television host, was born on May 3, 1980. She was raised in West London, the United Kingdom, although being born in Ghana. For her outstanding performance in Sinking Sands, she took home the award for Best Actress in a Leading Role at the 2011 AMAA Awards.
Her filmography also includes the 2015 Netflix picture Beasts of No Nation, which was directed by Cary Fukunaga and starring Idris Elba and is the first Oscar nomination for Ghana ever. She portrays Agu’s mother, Abraham Attah, the major role’s young actor. According to FilmContacts.com, Abebrese is one of the Top 20 Actors and Actresses in Africa.
The Burial of Kojo, a Blitz Bazawule film that Array purchased and made available on Netflix, has her as the narrator and a producer. She has been a successful television host for more than 20 years. Ama K began working as a TV host at YCTV in London while she was a teenager. Her broadcasting credits include BBC2, OBE TV, Viasat 1, TV3, Ebonylife TV, and numerous others.
Ama K. Abebrese Education
After completing her secondary education at Burlington Danes Academy, she enrolled at William Morris Sixth Form in Hammersmith. She graduated from St Mary’s University in Twickenham with a Bachelor of Arts in Media Arts and Drama.
Ama K. Abebrese Career
Ama K. Abebrese began her training at YCTV (Youth Culture Television), a company founded by Sabrina Guinness on the television programme Challenge Anneka, in London. She hosted the youth programme Pass da Mic on BBC2 and served as a guest presenter for the educational programme English File.  After joining the Lyric Theatre (Hammersmith) Summer Company as a young person, she fell in love with performing.
Abebrese was a frequent TV host on the now-defunct OBE TV in London. She hosted and produced a number of programmes, including One Touch and the entertainment chat show On The Sofa, where she interviewed stars like Akon and Ziggy Marley. Among other well-known people, she has conducted interviews with Harrison Ford, Ne-Yo, Rihanna, and George Lucas, the director of Star Wars.
Sinking Sands, which won numerous awards internationally and was directed by 2011 BAFTA LA and Pan African Film Festival prizewinner Leila Djansi, is among the movies she has worked on. The movie won four awards, including “Best Film,” and received 12 nominations for the 2010 Ghana Movie Awards, including “Best Actress in a Leading Role.”
London Get Problem and Elmina are two further movies with credits from Revele.
She co-produced and performed in the film Double-Cross, which took home two Ghana Movie Awards in 2015 for “Best Hair and Makeup” and “Best Cinematography.”
She previously served as Executive Producer and Head of Own Productions at Ghana’s Viasat 1 television channel. She co-hosted New Day on TV3 on weekday mornings and was the host of the Viasat 1 television programme A Day in the Life. The 2013 edition of the AMAA Awards was presented by Ama, Nollywood actress Dakore, and comedian Ayo Makun.
She was listed as one of the 100 most significant “African Women Influencers” of the 2014–2015 period by C Hub magazine. According to the Ghana Social Media Rankings List, she was named the Most Influential TV and Radio Host in 2015 at Number 1.
Ama K. Abebrese Awards and nominations
|2010||Ghana UK-Based Achievement Awards||Media Personality||—||Won|
|2011||Zimbabwe International Film Festival||Best Actress||Sinking Sands||Won|
|2011||African Movie Academy Awards||Best Actress in a Leading Role||Sinking Sands||Won|
|2011||Nigeria Entertainment Awards||Best Pan African Actress||—||Nominated|
|2011||Screen Nation Film & TV Awards||Best West African Actress||Ties That Bind||Nominated|
|2011||Ghana Movie Awards||Best Discovery||Ties That Bind||Nominated|
|2012||African Movie Academy Awards||Best Actress in a Leading Role||Ties That Bind||Nominated|
|2012||Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards||Best New Actress||Sinking Sands||Nominated|
|2013||Screen Nation Film & TV Awards||African Film Personality||—||Won|
|2013||AU Diaspora African Mission||Salute to the Diaspora Award||—||Won|
|2014||Noble Woman Award||Noble Care Foundation||—||Won|
|2014||City People Entertainment Awards||TV Hostess of the Year (Ghana)||A Day in the Life show||Won|
|2014||Ghana Movie Awards||Best Actress in a Leading Role||Double-Cross||Nominated|
|2015||Golden Movie Awards||Favourite Golden Actress||—||Nominated|
|2015||Ghana Movie Awards||Actress in a Supporting Role||The Cursed Ones||Nominated|
|2016||Golden Movie Awards||Golden Supporting Actress Drama||The Cursed Ones||Won|
|2016||Nigeria Entertainment Awards||Non Nigerian Actress||Beasts of No Nation||Nominated|
|2017||Newark International Film Festival||Best Actress||Sink or Swim. The Perilous Journey||Won|
|2018||Ghana Movie Awards||Best Actress in a Supporting Role||Azali||Nominated|