Shirley Frimpong-Manso wins Best Director at 2014 AfricaMagic Viewers’ Choice Awards #AMCVA2014

Shirley Firmpong-Manso at Ghana Movie Awards 2013

Shirley Firmpong-Manso

Ghanaian director, Shirley Frimpong-Manso was adjudged ‘Best Director’ at the second edition of the AfricaMagic Viewers’ Choice Awards (AMVCAs) which took place on Saturday, March 8, 2014 at the Eko Hotel and Suites in Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria.

The event was hosted by Ik Osakioduwa and Vimbai Mutinihri of of Big Brother Africa and fame Osas Ighodaro of AfricaMagic’s Tinsel.

Shirley picked the nod ahead of Obi Emelonye – Last Flight to Abuja, Tosh Gitonga – Nairobi Half Life, Udoka Oyeka – Living Funeral, Frank Rajah Arase – Price and Amil Shivji – Shoeshine with ‘Contract’, a movie produced by actress, Yvonne Okoro. 

‘Contract’ picked the ‘Best Movie’ award.

The CEO of Sparrow Productions also picked the ‘Best Video Editor’ award and co-won the ‘Best Writer (Drama)’ with Herty Owusu for the same movie.

More details later …

Check the list of full winners

BEST ART DIRECTOR: Barbara Minishi – Nairobi Half Life

BEST COSTUME DESIGNER: Chiemela Nwagboso – The Kingdom

Best Make-Up Artist: Elayne Okaya – Nairobi Half Life

Best Writer (Comedy): Jigi Bello – Flower Girl

BEST WRITER (DRAMA): Shirley Frimpong-Manso & Herty Owusu – Contract

BEST LIGHTING DESIGNER: Mohamed Zain – Nairobi Half Life

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHER Christian Almesberger – Nairobi Half Life

BEST SOUND EDITOR Obi Emelonye – Last Flight to Abuja

BEST VIDEO EDITOR: Shirley Frimpong-Manso – Contract

BEST TELEVISION SERIES COMEDY / DRAMA: Fred Phiri

BEST INDIGENOUS LANGUAGE (SWAHILI):  Njoki Muhoho – Mama Duka

BEST INDIGENOUS LANGUAGE (YORUBA): Mercy Aigbe – Komfo

BEST INDIGENOUS LANGUAGE (HAUSA): Abba Muko Yakassai – Habib

BEST DOCUMENTARY: Dr Gilbert Chigbo – The Deadwood

BEST SHORT FILM: Walter ‘Waltbanger’ Taylaur – The Wages

BEST NEW MEDIA – ONLINE VIDEO: Amarachukwu Onoh – Mother Tongue (1E)

BEST ACTOR IN A COMEDY Osita Iheme – The Hero (7C)

BEST ACTRESS IN A COMEDY: Funke Akindele – The Return Of Sheri Koko (8C)

BEST MOVIE DIRECTOR: Shirley Frimpong-Manso – Contract

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A DRAMA: Bikiya Graham-Douglas – Flower Girl (4E)

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A DRAMA: Desmond Elliot – Finding Mercy

THE TRAILBLAZER:  Michelle Bello

NEW ERA AWARD: Rita Dominic – The Meeting

BEST MOVIE (COMEDY): Elvis Chucks – A Wish (9C)

BEST MOVIE (DRAMA): Frank Rajah Arase – The Price (6D)

Industry Merit Award: Pete Edochie (6D)

BEST ACTRESS IN A DRAMA: Nse Ikpe-Etim – Journey To Self

BEST ACTOR IN A DRAMA: Tope Tedela – A Mile from Home (2E)

 

Source: GhanaGist.Com

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