AMVCAs: All nominees



BEST ACTRESS IN A DRAMA
Man on Ground | Bubu Mazibuko
The Mirror Boy | Genevieve Nnaji
Otelo Burning | Nolwazi Shange
Maami | Funke Akindele
Perfect Picture | Jackie Appiah

BEST ACTRESS IN A COMEDY
The Return of Jenifa | Funke Akindele
Clinic Matters | Lilian Esoro
Dumebi the Dirty Girl | Mercy Johnson

BEST ACTOR IN A DRAMA
Jacob’s Cross | Fabian Adeoye Lojede
Two Brides and a Baby | O.C Ukeje
Down & Out | Kenneth Uphopho
The Mirror Boy | Edward Kagutuzi
Otelo Burning | Jafta Mamabolo

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR 
Man on Ground Fabian Adeoye Lojede
The Mirror Boy Osita Iheme
Otelo Burning Thomas Gumede
A Good Catholic Girl Matthew Nabwiso
Two Brides and a Baby Kalu Ikeagwu

BEST ACTOR IN A COMEDY
House a Part | Hafiz Oyetoro
Glorious Journey | Kunle Bamtefa
The Bovi Ugboma Show | Bovi Ugboma
Clinic Matters | Francis Odega
Wanna Be | Ikhide Isaac

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS 
Man on Ground | Thishiwe Ziqubu
Otelo Burning | Harriet Manamela
Akun | Regina Chukwu
Old Cargo Young Blood | Taiwo Atigogo
Lies that Bind | Maureen Koech

BEST COSTUME DESIGNER
The Mirror Boy | Ngozi Obasi
Perfect Picture | Jayne Awoonor-Williams
Two Brides and a Baby | Frank Osodi Richard
Kawanu | Preston Mwila
Spider | Nkiru Nwauzor

BEST SHORT FILM
Big Daddy | Christopher Ihidero
Yellow Fever | Ngendo Mukii
Down & Out | Udoka Oyeka

BEST WRITER (COMEDY)
Skeem | Tim Greene
Perfect Picture | Shirley Frimpong-Manso
Clinic Matters | Paul Igwe
The Bovi Ugboma Show | Bovi Ugboma
Wanna Be | Teru Ekuerhale

BEST SOUND EDITOR
Man on Ground | Michael Botha & Joel Assaizky
Otelo Burning | Juli vanden Berg & Tiago Correia-Paulo
The Mirror Boy | Obi Emelonye
Perfect Picture | Elorm Adablah
A Sting in a Tale | Elorm Adablah

BEST MOVIE DIRECTOR
Skeem | Tim Greene
Man on Ground | Akin Omotoso
The Mirror Boy | Obi Emelonye
Otelo Burning | Sara Blecher
Perfect Picture | Shirley Frimpong-Manso

BEST LIGHTING DESIGNER
Otelo Burning | Dave Howe
Two Brides and a Baby | Eleazu Texas
Maami | Oluwole Olawoyin
Down and Out | Terry Emmanuel
Perfect Picture | Ken Attoh

BEST ART DIRECTOR
Maami | Bola Belo
Lies that Bind | Carol Mbugua
Kawanu Bernard | H. Mulenga
Two Brides and a Baby | Blessing Effiom Egbe
Otelo Burning | Anita van Hemert & Chantel Carter

BEST MOVIE (OVERALL)
Skeem | Tim Greene
Man on Ground | Akin Omotoso/Fabian Adeoye Lojede/Hakeem Kae-Kazim/Rosie Motene
Jozi King | Jamie Ramsay
Otelo Burning | Sara Blecher
The Mirror Boy | Obi Emelonye

BEST PICTURE EDITOR
Otelo Burning | Megan Gilli
Man on Ground | Aryan Kaganof
Two Brides and a Baby | Shola Ayorinde
Lies that Bind | Reg Chuhi & Kevin Ireri
Clinic Matters | Kayode Afolabi

BEST MOVIE (COMEDY)
Skeem | Tim Greene
Wisdom of Thomas Collins | Chinedu Ezenwa
Phone Swap | Kunle Afolayan
The Return of Jenifa | Funke Akindele
Open Fire 2 | George Edmund

BEST MOVIE (DRAMA)
Man on Ground | Akin Omotoso/Fabian Adeoye Lojede/Hakeem Kae-Kazim/Rosie Motene
The Mirror Boy | Obi Emelonye
Otelo Burning | Sara Blecher
Adams Apple | Ken Attoh
A Sting in a Tale | Ken Attoh

BEST LOCAL LANGUAGE MOVIE (YORUBA)
Maami | Tunde Kelani
Akun | Regina Chukwu
Gbajumo Oladipo | Ariyeke

BEST LOCAL LANGUAGE MOVIE (HAUSA)
Asirka | Aminu Abdullahi/Hafizu Bello
Yunkuri | Aminu Abdullahi
Faida Nura | A. Ali/Hafizu Bello

BEST LOCAL LANGUAGE MOVIE (SWAHILI)
The Ray of Hope | Sameer Srivastava/Sanjni Srivastava
Sakalakata | Henry Lenga
Zeinabu Rudi Nyumbani | Quentin Hughes/Alex Konstantaras

BEST WRITER (DRAMA)
Otelo Burning | James Whyle/Sara Blecher/The Cast Workshop
The Mirror Boy | Obi Emelonye/Amaka Obi-Emelonye
Two Brides and a Baby | Blessing Egbe
A Sting in a Tale Shirley | Frimpong-Manso
Perfect Picture | Shirley Frimpong-Manso

BEST TELEVISION SERIES
The XYZ Show | Godffrey Mwampembwa/Marie Lora-Mungai
Peep | Ken Attoh/Shirley Frimpong-Manso
Jozi Moving the City | Lance Stehr
DemiGods | Benjamin Odiwuor Abonyo
Makutano Junction | Patricia Gichinga/David Campbell

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHER
The Mirror Boy | Clive Norman
Skeem | Tom Marais
Man on Ground | Paul Michelson
Otelo Burning | Lance Gewer
Maami | Sarafa Abagun

BEST MAKE-UP ARTIST
Otelo Burning | Jacqui Bannermen
The Mirror Boy | Gabriel Okorie
Tales of Eve | Biola Poopola
Perfect Picture | Jayne Awoonor-Williams
Kawanu | Christin Ngoma
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