The Amanda Awards ceremony took place on Saturday 19. The Amanda Awards presentation concluded the film year of 2016/2017.
The Amanda Film Award was established to increase the quality of and further the interest for Norwegian films made for theatrical release as well as short films meant for public exhibition. The award consists of a bronze figurine, designed by the sculptor Kristian Kvakland, and a diploma. Amanda is organised by The Norwegian International Film Festival Ltd. in co-operation with the Norwegian Film Institute.
The Amanda Award Ceremony was produced by Eyeworks Dinamo, and transmitted on TV2 Television.