Nominees Announced for 2017 Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards (AMVCAs)

The nominees for the fifth edition of the prestigious Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards (AMVCAs) were revealed yesterday in Lagos at star studded event. Announcing the nominees was the duo of popular Nigerian actress and TV presenter, Mitchelle Dede, and renowned Kenyan actor, radio presenter and TV host Fareed Khimani during a special live broadcast which aired on all Africa Magic channels on DStv and GOtv.

The movie Ghana Must Go received a number of nominations crowned with the ace actor Kofi Adjorlolo being nominated for Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Movie/TV Series. Frank Rajah was also nominated for Best Director for the same movie.

Here are the Nominees:

CATEGORY NOMINEE
BEST MOVIE (SOUTH AFRICA)
MRS RIGHT GUY DUMISANI GUMBI
HAPPINESS IS A FOUR LETTER WORD BONGIWE SELANE, JUNAID AHMED, HELENA SPRING
VAYA RETHABILE MOLATELA MOTHOBI
THE JAKES ARE MISSING BIANCA ISAAC
ALL ABOUT LOVE ELVIS CHUKS
 

BEST MOVIE (EAST AFRICA)

AISHA AMIL SHIVJI
NAOMBA NISEME STAFORD KIHORE
KATI KATI SARIKA HEMI LAKHANI
EPIDEMIC MAGEYE HASSAN
HOMECOMING SEKO SHAMTE
 

BEST MOVIE (WEST AFRICA)

93 DAYS MOVIE STEVE GUKAS/BOLANLE AUSTEN-PETERS/PEMON RAMI/DOTUN OLAKUNRI
76 ADONIJAH OWIRIWA / TONYE PRINCEWILL
OLOIBIRI ROGERS OFIME
A TRIP TO JAMAICA RICHARD AYODEJI MAKUN
THE C.E.O. KUNLE AOLAYAN
 

BEST TELEVISION SERIES

JENIFA’S DIARY FUNKE AKINDELE
SOKHULU AND PARTNERS SEASON 3 ROBERTA DURRANT
DUPLICITY DELMWA DESHI KURA
BENEATH THE LIES CEDRIC NDILIMA
BEYOND YOUR SIGHT: THE POLICE STORY LANCELOT ODUWA IMASUEN
 

BEST INDIGENOUS LANGUAGE MOVIE OR TV SERIES – SWAHILI

UREMBO DOROTHY GHETTUBA
SIRI YA MTUNGI (SEASON 2) JOHN, LOUISE AND JORDAN RIBER
MGANGA BOMBA GBENGA KAYODE
FIHI VICTOR GATONYE
ZILIZALA DAUDI OTIENO ANGUKA
 

BEST INDIGENOUS LANGUAGE MOVIE OR TV SERIES – IGBO

AMONYE-BU-ONYE CREY AHANONU
OBI-EZE KINGSLEY OKEREKE
OBI NWANYI DOUYE AARON GARVEY
MMAKWARA SERIES TIANA OBOYI
IKPE OMUMA EMEKA OSSAI
 

BEST INDIGENOUS LANGUAGE MOVIE OR TV SERIES – HAUSA

SALIM ABDULLAHI ABAS
MAFARIN TAFIYA NUHU ABDULLAHI
YAKI DA ZUCIYA TIJJANI SHEHU YAHAYA
MAULA MUKTAR BELLO ISMAIL
 

BEST ACTOR IN A COMEDY (MOVIE/TV SERIES)

THE BOSS IS MINE IMEH BISHOP UMOH
A TRIP TO JAMAICA AYO MAKUN
ITS HER DAY BOVI
GHANA MUST GO BLOSSOM CHUKWUJEKWU
BROTHER JEKWU MIKE EZURONYE
THE LIFE OF A NIGERIAN COUPLE OKEY UZOESHI
MEET THE INLAWS AMECHI MUONAGOR
 

BEST ACTRESS IN A COMEDY (MOVIE/TV SERIES)

MEET THE INLAWS TINA MBA
MRS RIGHT GUY DINEO MOEKETSI
WIVES ON STRIKE CHIOMA AKPOTHA
JENIFA’S DIARY FUNKE AKINDELE
WIVES ON STRIKE UCHE JOMBO-RODRIGUEZ
A TRIP TO JAMAICA FUNKE AKINDELE
WIVES ON STRIKE OMONI OBOLI
 

BEST ACTRESS IN A DRAMA (MOVIE/TV SERIES)

93 DAYS MOVIE BIMBO AKINTOLA
SLOW COUNTRY IVIE OKUJAYE-EGBOH
76 RITA DOMINIC
THE ARBITRATION ADESUA ETOMI
VAYA ZIMKHITHA NYOKA
DERAILED MEG OTANWA
LOVE IS A PRANK HANNAH OJO
 

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A DRAMA (MOVIE/TV SERIES)

VAYA WARREN MASEMOLA
GHANA MUST GO KOFI ADJORLOLO
THE JAKES ARE MISSING MPHO SEBENG
JUST NOT MARRIED ROTIMI SALAMI
93 DAYS MOVIE GIDEON ECHE-OKEKE
KATI KATI ELSAPHAN NJORA
GHANA MUST GO NKEM OWOH
 

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A DRAMA (MOVIE/TV SERIES)

FOUR ONE LOVE EBELE OKARO ONYUIKE
93 DAYS MOVIE SOMKELE IDHALAMA
8 BARS & A CLEF KEHINDE BANKOLE
ITS HER DAY ADUNNI ADE
SOMETHING WICKED IVIE OKUJAIYE
HAPPINESS IS A FOUR LETTER WORD KHANYI MBAU
VAYA NAMONDE MBUSI
 

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHER (MOVIE/TV SERIES)

MRS RIGHT GUY ADZE UGAH
93 DAYS MOVIE YINKA EDWARD
HAPPINESS IS A FOUR LETTER WORD LANCE GEWER
OLOIBIRI CURTIS GRAHAM
76 YINKA EDWARD
 

BEST SHORTFILM

IRETI TOPE OSHIN
LOOT GREG ROM
MEET THE PARENTS LONZO NZEKWE
CAT FACE OGO OKPUE
LIGHT DIARIES: SPIN AROUND MELISSA HAIDEN
 

BEST DOCUMENTARY

ROOTS – GAMBIA EBOH WAGGEH
MAKOKO: FUTURES AFLOAT FEMI ODUGBEMI
ALISON UGA CARLINI
AMAKA’S KIN- THE WOMEN OF NOLLYWOOD TOPE OSHIN
PETRA’S NABATEAN HERITAGE YVONNE BASSEY
 

BEST ART DIRECTOR

76 PAT NEBO
93 DAYS MOVIE BOLA BELO
OLOIBIRI CHIMA ADIGHIJE
HAPPINESS IS A 4 LETTER WORD GARY SMITH
GHANA MUST GO GODWIN ASHONG
 

BEST COSTUME DESIGNER

76 PAT EGWURUBE
OLOIBIRI DELE AKINYELE/CHELSEA OLIVER
GHANA MUST GO CHIEMELA NWAGBOSO/ ASANTEWA CLARA ADJOA
CASINO SHILEOLA IBIRONKE AND MOJISOLA SAPARA
KING INVINCIBLE OBIJIE
 

BEST LIGHTING DESIGNER (MOVIE/TV SERIES)

93 DAYS MOVIE ELLIOT SEWAPE
OLOBIRI AMISU ALADE/EDWIN LAU
76 YINKA EDWARDS
HAPPINESS IS A FOUR LETTER WORD LANCE GEWER SASC
A TRIP TO JAMAICA FABIAN HOOKS
 

BEST PICTURE EDITOR (MOVIE/TV SERIES)

OLOIBIRI NNODIM CHIGOZIE & PAULA PETERSON
VAYA VUYANI SONDLO
76 EMEKA OJUKWU
93 DAYS MOVIE ANTONIO RIBEIRO
HAPPINESS IS A FOUR LETTER WORD NICHOLAS COSTARAS/MELANIE JANKES GOLDEN
 

BEST SOUND EDITOR (MOVIE/TV SERIES)

 
OLOIBIRI MIKE BARNITT
93 DAYS MOVIE PIUS FATOKE AND MZUKISI MTSHISELO
VAYA RICHARD MOHLARI/DAVE HAWKINS
76 SOLOMON EMMANUEL
MRS RIGHT GUY JEAN NIEMANDT
 

BEST SOUND TRACK/ORIGINAL SCORE (MOVIE/TV SERIES)

OLOIBIRI  REX RICKETTS
93 DAYS MOVIE GEORGE KALLIS , TUNDE JEGEDE AND BANKY W
NO GOOD TURN BRYMO
THE ENCOUNTER MICHAEL “THE TRUTH” OGUNLADE
76 IZU OJUKWU
 

BEST MAKE UP ARTIST (MOVIE/TV SERIES)

76 CHINWE ELOVAH
OLOIBIRI HAKEEM ONILOGBO AJIBOLA/PEREKEME ODON
UMILILO RONWYN JARRETT
93 DAYS MOVIE THEMA OZZY SMITH/LOLA MAJA-OKOJEVOH/ ADETUNMI IMOTEDA
 

HAPPINESS IS A FOUR LETTER WORD

DIANNE ALLEN
BEST DIRECTOR
MRS RIGHT GUY ADZE UGAH
93 DAYS MOVIE STEVE GUKAS
OLOIBIRI CURTIS GRAHAM
76 IZU OJUKWU
A TRIP TO JAMAICA ROBERT O PETERS
GHANA MUST GO FRANK RAJAH
 

BEST INDIGENOUS LANGUAGE MOVIE OR TV SERIES – YORUBA

SOMEWHERE IN THE DARK ABIODUN JIMOH & JUMOKE ODETOLA
ODE IKU SAMSIDEEN ADESIYAN
AJOKE AIYE OLAIDE OLABANJI
TOBAJEWO OMIREFA TITUS
IMAN OLUWATOYIN BANKOLE
 

BEST OVERALL MOVIE 2016 (AFRICA)

MRS RIGHT GUY DUMISANI GUMBI
HAPPINESS IS A FOUR LETTER WORD BONGIWE SELANE, JUNAID AHMED, HELENA SPRING
AISHA AMIL SHIVJI
NAOMBA NISEME STAFORD KIHORE
93 DAYS MOVIE STEVE GUKAS/BOLANLE AUSTEN-PETERS/PEMON RAMI/DOTUN OLAKUNRI
76 ADONIJAH OWIRIWA / TONYE PRINCEWILL

 

Voting for the AMVCAs opens from midnight on Wednesday, 14th December 2016 and closes on the 24th February 2017.

To find out more on the nominees and voting for the AMVCAs, please logon to www.africamagic.tv  and you can also log on to www.dstv.com


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