31 Jan

The Future Awards Africa Prize for Acting (Ghana)

Naa Ashorkor

Naa Ashorkor Mensah-Doku (born November 24, 1988 is a Ghanaian Actress and Radio/ TV Broadcaster. She’s best known for starring in the Perfect Picture, by Award Winning Director Shirley Frimpong-Manso and Iroko TV’s Poisoned Bait – A Movie Series directed by Leila Djansi.

Naa Ashorkor also starred alongside industry greats such as Yvonne Okoro, Joselyn Dumas, John Dumelo, Anima Misa Amoah and Adjetey Anang in Adam’s Apples – an Award Winning Ghanaian Movie Series by Sparrow Productions.

Naa Ashokor is the host of TV Shows Just The Law (April Communications) and popular “girl talk” show, Tales From The Powder Room (GH One TV). She’s also the host for one of Ghana’s most celebrated beauty pageants Miss Malaika Ghana. She’s also the host of a midmorning show dubbed The Zone which runs every weekday on the Accra-Based Starr FM. In addition, Naa Ashorkor has starred in stage productions such as Don’t Dress for Christmas,Vagina Monologues and Run For Your Wife.


Helen Asante

Helen Asante is a Ghanaian actress and a finest young entrepreneur born in 1987 in a family of six and hails from Kyebi in the Eastern Region of Ghana. She is already creating waves in her country.

Helen won the most promising actress of the year awards in city people entertainment awards 2013 edition and she is popular for her best performance in a Ghana TV show Adam’s Apples. She also acted “In The Eyes Of My Husband” alongside Juliet Ibrahim, Van Vicker and Nadia Buari.


Joseph Otsiman

He was born at Effia Kuma, Takoradi on Saturday afternoon 3 June 1989. He attended Nana Brempong basic and Junior High School. He then attended Takoradi Senior High School where he studied Science. He later continued at the National Institute of Information Technology (NIIT). He was nominated for the African Movie Academy Awards nominee for his role in his first feature film The Cursed One in 2015. He is the Co-Founder of Greenyard Entertainment; a production house that is currently involved in short films and web series.

Aside acting, he is an OAP currently working at Connect Fm 97.1 a subsidiary of TV3 Ghana. His acting involves dynamic and engaging storytelling, and this has earned him fame in the Ghanaian movie industry.

In 2017, he played Kojo Bonsu in The Burial of Kojo, which was released in 2018.


Kofi Siriboe

Nana-Kofi Siriboe is a Ghanaian American actor and model. He has featured in top hollywood movies and series; from Straight Outta Compton, to Whiplash. He has collaborated with top Hollywood acts, and has featured in Oprah Winfrey Network drama series, Queen Sugar since 2016. In 2017, he co-starred in the movie Girls Trip, which featured Regina Hall, Queen Latifah, Jada Pinkett Smith and Tiffany Haddish.

Kofi was nominated in the NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Coloured People) black image awards for outstanding actor in a drama series in 2017, and also in 2018 by Black Reel Awards for Television.


Maame Serwaa

Born as Clara Amoateng Benson but popularly known in showbiz circles as Maame Serwaa started her acting career at age 6 and has never looked back. Maame Serwaa has featured in over 70 Kumawood movies including Me Ba, School Girl, Sekina, Tumi, Ntaafo) Tumi, Otan Ne Bayie, Maame Serwaa Asuoden, Bayie Economy, My Mother My Jewel and many other.

In 2018, she was featured on a BBC documentary examining the Ghanaian movie industry.