Full list of Winners and Nominees at the #AMVCA2017

The fifth Africa Magic Viewer’s Choice Awards held at the Eko Hotel and Suites on the 4th March 2017, full of glitter and glamorous fashion. The annual event recognizes outstanding filmmakers and actors whose films have been aired on Dstv the previous year. This year it introduced six new awards falling under the M-Net Original Series Category. Check out the winners for the #AMVCA2017 below.

M-Net Original Series Category

Best Comedy – THE JOHNSONS

Best Drama –  TINSEL

Best Actress in a Comedy – DEBORAH ANUNGWA

Best Actor in a Comedy – SAMUEL AJIBOLA

Best Actor in a Drama – DAVID JONES

Best Actress in a Drama – MEG OTANWA

 

Best Art Director

’76 – PAT NEBO

93 Days – Bola Belo

Oloibiri – Chima Adighije

Happiness Is Four Letter Word – Gary Smith

Ghana Must Go – Godwin Ashong

 

Best Costume Designer

’76 – PAT EGWURUBE

Oloibiri – Julia Olaotan

Ghana Must Go – Chiemela Nwagboso, Asantewa Clara Adjoa

Casino – Shileola Ibironke, Mojisola Sapara

King Invincible – Obijie

 

Best Lighting Designer (Movie/TV Series)

93 DAYS – ELLIOT SEWAPE

Olobiri – Amisu Alade, Edwin Lau

’76 – Yinka Edwards

Happiness Is A Four Letter Word – Lance Gewer

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 – Antonio Ribeiro

Happiness Is A Four Letter Word – Nicholas Costaras, Melanie Jankes

 

Best Sound Editor (Movie/TV Series)

VAYA – GUY STEER

Oloibiri – Tom Koroluk And Gary Rivera

93 Days – Pius Fatoke And Mzukisi Mtshiselo

’76 – Solomon Emmanuel

Mrs Right Guy – Jean Niemandt

 

Best Soundtrack/Original Score (Movie/TV Series)

THE ENCOUNTER – MICHAEL ‘THE TRUTH’ OGUNLADE

Oloibiri –  Rex Ricketts

93 Days – George Kallis, Tunde Jegede, Banky W

No Good Turn – Brymo

’76 – Hyacinth Ogbu

 

Best Make Up Artist (Movie/TV Series)

OLOIBIRI – HAKEEM ONILOGBO AJIBOLA, PEREKEME ODON

’76 – Chinwe Elovah

Umililo – Ronwyn Jarrett

93 Days Movie – Thema Ozzysmith, Lola Maja-okojevoh, Adetunmi Imoteda

Happiness Is A Four Letter Word – Dianne Allen

 

Best Indigenous Language (Movie/TV Series) – Swahili

ZILAZILA – DAUDI OTIENO ANGUKA

Urembo – Dorothy Ghettuba  

Siri Ya Mtungi (Season 2) – John, Louise And Jordan Riber

Mganga Bomba – Gbenga Kayode  

Fihi – Victor Gatonye

 

Best Indigenous Language (Movie/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/TV Series) – Hausa

YAKI DA ZUCIYA – TIJJANI SHEHU YAHAYA

Salim – Toka Mcbaror  

Mafarin Tafiya – Nuhu Abdullahi

Maula – Muktar Bello Ismail

 

Best Indigenous Language (Movie/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 Movie (South Africa)

ALL ABOUT LOVE – ELVIS CHUKS

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  

 

Best Movie (East Africa)

KATI KATI – SARIKA HEMI LAKHANI

Aisha – Amil Shivji  

Naomba Niseme – Staford Kihore

Epidemic – Mageye Hassan

Homecoming – Seko Shamte

 

Best Movie (West Africa)

OLOIBIRI – ROGERS OFIME

93 Days – Steve Gukas, Bolanle Austen-Peters, Pemon Rami, Dotun Olakunri

’76 – Adonijah Owiriwa, Tonye Princewill

A Trip to Jamaica – Richard Ayodeji Makun  

The CEO – Kunle Afolayan

 

Best Cinematographer (Movie/TV Series)

HAPPINESS IS A FOUR LETTER WORD – LANCE GEWER

Mrs Right Guy – Tom Marais

93 Days – Yinka Edward

Oloibiri – Curtis Graham

’76 – Yinka Edward

 

Best Short Film/Online Video

CAT FACE – OGO OKPUE

Ireti – Tope Oshin

Loot – Greg Rom

Meet The Parents – Lonzo Nzekwe

Light Diaries: Spin Around – Melissa Haiden – Actress/writer

 

Best Documentary

ALISON – UGA CARLINI

Makoko: Futures Afloat – Femi Odugbemi

Amaka’s Kin: The Women Of Nollywood – Tope Oshin  

Roots – Gambia – Eboh Waggeh   

Petra’s Nabatean Heritage – Yvonne Bassey

 

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 Writer (Movie/TV Series)

VAYA – CRAIG FREIMOND, TSHABALIRA LEBAKENG, ANTHONY MAFELA, DAVID MAJOKA, MADODA NTULI, HARRIET PERLMAN, ROBBIE THORPE

’76 – Emmanuel Okomanyi

The CEO – Tunde Babalola

A Trip To Jamaica – Ayo Makun

Oloibiri – Samantha Iwowo

Ghana Must Go – Tunde Babalola

 

Best Supporting Actor In A Drama (Movie/TV Series)

JUST NOT MARRIED – ROTIMI SALAMI

Vaya – Warren Masemola

Ghana Must Go – Kofi Adjorlolo

The Jakes Are Missing – Mpho Sebeng

93 Days – 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 – 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 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)

JENIFA’S DIARY – FUNKE AKINDELE

Meet The Inlaws – Tina Mba

Mrs Right Guy – Dineo Moeketsi

Wives On Strike – Chioma Akpotha

Wives On Strike – Uche Jombo-Rodriguez

A Trip To Jamaica – Funke Akindele

Wives On Strike – Omoni Oboli

 

Best Actor In A Drama (Movie/TV Series)

SLOW COUNTRY – SAMBASA NZERIBE

’76 – Ramsey Nouah

Oloibiri – Richard Mofe-Damijo

Happiness Is A Four Letter Word – Tongai Chirisa

The Encounter – Gregory Ojefua

Oloibiri – Olu Jacobs

Remember Me – Femi Jacobs

 

Best Actress In A Drama (Movie/TV Series)

’76 – RITA DOMINIC

93 Days – Bimbo Akintola

Slow Country – Ivie Okujaye-egboh

The Arbitration – Adesua Etomi

Vaya – Zimkhitha Nyoka

Derailed – Meg Otanwa

Love Is A Prank – Hannah Ojo

 

Best Director

’76 – IZU OJUKWU

Mrs Right Guy – Adze Ugah

93 Days – Steve Gukas

Oloibiri – Curtis Graham

A Trip to Jamaica – Robert O. Peters

Ghana Must Go – Frank Rajah

 

Best Overall Movie 2016

’76 – ADONIJAH OWIRIWA, TONYE PRINCEWILL

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 – Steve Gukas, Bolanle Austen-Peters, Pemon Rami, Dotun Olakunri

 

TrailBlazer Award – SOMKELE IDHALAMA

Industry Merit Award – CHIKA OKPALA (MON)

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