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AMVCAs 2017 Nominees

The nominees for the fifth edition of the prestigious Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards have been announced!

14 December 22:20

On Wednesday, the 14th of December, 2016, the nominees for the fifth edition of the prestigious Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards (AMVCAs) were revealed. 

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.

Here are the Nominees:

S/NO CATEGORY NOMINEE ROLE
1 BEST MOVIE (SOUTH AFRICA)    
A MRS RIGHT GUY DUMISANI GUMBI PRODUCER
B HAPPINESS IS A FOUR LETTER WORD BONGIWE SELANE, JUNAID AHMED, HELENA SPRING PRODUCERS
C VAYA RETHABILE MOLATELA MOTHOBI PRODUCER
D THE JAKES ARE MISSING BIANCA ISAAC PRODUCER
E ALL ABOUT LOVE ELVIS CHUKS PRODUCER
2 BEST MOVIE (EAST AFRICA)    
A AISHA AMIL SHIVJI PRODUCER
B NAOMBA NISEME STAFORD KIHORE PRODUCER/DIRECTOR
C KATI KATI SARIKA HEMI LAKHANI PRODUCER
D EPIDEMIC MAGEYE HASSAN PRODUCER/DIRECTOR
E HOMECOMING SEKO SHAMTE PRODUCER
3 BEST MOVIE (WEST AFRICA)    
A 93 DAYS MOVIE STEVE GUKAS/BOLANLE AUSTEN-PETERS/PEMON RAMI/DOTUN OLAKUNRI PRODUCERS
B 76 ADONIJAH OWIRIWA / TONYE PRINCEWILL EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS
C OLOIBIRI ROGERS OFIME PRODUCER
D A TRIP TO JAMAICA RICHARD AYODEJI MAKUN PRODUCER
E THE C.E.O. KUNLE AOLAYAN PRODUCER/DIRECTOR
4 BEST TELEVISION SERIES    
A JENIFA'S DIARY FUNKE AKINDELE PRODUCER
B SOKHULU AND PARTNERS SEASON 3 ROBERTA DURRANT DIRECTOR/PRODUCER
C DUPLICITY DELMWA DESHI KURA PRODUCER
D BENEATH THE LIES CEDRIC NDILIMA DIRECTOR
E BEYOND YOUR SIGHT: THE POLICE STORY LANCELOT ODUWA IMASUEN DIRECTOR/PRODUCER
5 BEST INDIGENOUS LANGUAGE MOVIE OR TV SERIES - SWAHILI    
A UREMBO DOROTHY GHETTUBA PRODUCER
B SIRI YA MTUNGI (SEASON 2) JOHN, LOUISE AND JORDAN RIBER PRODUCERS
C MGANGA BOMBA GBENGA KAYODE PRODUCER
D FIHI VICTOR GATONYE SUPERVISING DIRECTOR/PRODUCER
E ZILIZALA DAUDI OTIENO ANGUKA PRODUCER/DIRECTOR
6 BEST INDIGENOUS LANGUAGE MOVIE OR TV SERIES - IGBO    
A AMONYE-BU-ONYE CREY AHANONU PRODUCER
B OBI-EZE KINGSLEY OKEREKE PRODUCER
C OBI NWANYI DOUYE AARON GARVEY PRODUCER
D MMAKWARA SERIES TIANA OBOYI PRODUCER
E IKPE OMUMA EMEKA OSSAI PRODUCER
7 BEST INDIGENOUS LANGUAGE MOVIE OR TV SERIES - HAUSA    
A SALIM  TOKA MCBAROR PRODUCER
B MAFARIN TAFIYA NUHU ABDULLAHI PRODUCER
C YAKI DA ZUCIYA TIJJANI SHEHU YAHAYA PRODUCER
D MAULA MUKTAR BELLO ISMAIL PRODUCER
8 BEST WRITER (MOVIE/TV SERIES)    
A 76 EMMANUEL OKOMAIYI WRITER
B THE C.E.O. TUNDE BABALOLA WRITER
C A TRIP TO JAMAICA AYO MAKUN WRITER
D OLOIBIRI SAMANTHA IWOWO WRITER
E GHANA MUST GO TUNDE BABALOLA WRITER
F VAYA AKIN OMOTOSO WRITER
9  BEST ACTOR IN A COMEDY (MOVIE/TV SERIES)    
A THE BOSS IS MINE IMEH BISHOP UMOH VICTOR
B A TRIP TO JAMAICA AYO MAKUN AKPOS
C ITS HER DAY BOVI VICTOR SMITH
D GHANA MUST GO BLOSSOM CHUKWUJEKWU CHUKS
E BROTHER JEKWU MIKE EZURONYE JEKWU
F THE LIFE OF A NIGERIAN COUPLE OKEY UZOESHI EMEKA
G MEET THE INLAWS AMECHI MUONAGOR OKORO
10 BEST ACTRESS IN A COMEDY (MOVIE/TV SERIES)    
A MEET THE INLAWS TINA MBA IYA DAPO
B MRS RIGHT GUY DINEO MOEKETSI UGU
C WIVES ON STRIKE CHIOMA AKPOTHA VERA ISONG
D JENIFA'S DIARY FUNKE AKINDELE JENIFA
E WIVES ON STRIKE UCHE JOMBO-RODRIGUEZ MADAM 12:30
F A TRIP TO JAMAICA FUNKE AKINDELE BOLA
G WIVES ON STRIKE OMONI OBOLI MAMA NGOZI
11 BEST ACTOR IN A DRAMA (MOVIE/TV SERIES)    
A 76 RAMSEY NOUAH CAPTAIN DEWA
B OLOIBIRI RICHARD MOFEDAMIJO GUNPOWDER
C SLOW COUNTRY SAMBASA NZERIBE TUVI
D HAPPINESS IS A FOUR LETTER WORD TONGAI CHIRISA THOMAS
E THE ENCOUNTER GREGORY OJEFUA GENERAL EMEKA
F OLOIBIRI OLU JACOBS TIMIPRE
G REMEMBER ME FEMI JACOBS DAVID COLE
12 BEST ACTRESS IN A DRAMA (MOVIE/TV SERIES)    
A 93 DAYS MOVIE BIMBO AKINTOLA LEAD AS (DR AMEYO ADADEVOH)
B SLOW COUNTRY IVIE OKUJAYE-EGBOH KOME
C 76 RITA DOMINIC SUZY
D THE ARBITRATION ADESUA ETOMI DARA OLUJOBI
E VAYA ZIMKHITHA NYOKA ZANELE
F DERAILED MEG OTANWA CHIOMA
G LOVE IS A PRANK HANNAH OJO REGINA
13  BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A DRAMA (MOVIE/TV SERIES)    
A VAYA WARREN MASEMOLA XOLANI
B GHANA MUST GO KOFI ADJORLOLO ALEX
C THE JAKES ARE MISSING MPHO SEBENG SIMON
D JUST NOT MARRIED ROTIMI SALAMI LATI
E 93 DAYS MOVIE GIDEON ECHE-OKEKE DR MORRIS IBEAWUCHI
F KATI KATI ELSAPHAN NJORA THOMAS
G GHANA MUST GO NKEM OWOH IGNATIUS
14  BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A DRAMA (MOVIE/TV SERIES)    
A FOUR ONE LOVE EBELE OKARO ONYUIKE MADAM FRESH
B 93 DAYS MOVIE SOMKELE IDHALAMA DR. IDAH IGONOH
C 8 BARS & A CLEF KEHINDE BANKOLE GABBIE
D ITS HER DAY ADUNNI ADE CAROLINE
E SOMETHING WICKED IVIE OKUJAIYE ESTHER JUMAI GATA 
F HAPPINESS IS A FOUR LETTER WORD KHANYI MBAU ZAZA
G VAYA NAMONDE MBUSI THOBEKA
15  BEST CINEMATOGRAPHER (MOVIE/TV SERIES)    
A MRS RIGHT GUY TOM MARAIS DIRECTOR
B 93 DAYS MOVIE YINKA EDWARD CINEMATOGRAPHER
C HAPPINESS IS A FOUR LETTER WORD LANCE GEWER CINEMATOGRAPHER
D OLOIBIRI CURTIS GRAHAM DIRECTOR
E 76 YINKA EDWARD CINEMATOGRAPHER
16 BEST SHORTFILM/ONLINE VIDEO    
A IRETI TOPE OSHIN DIRECTOR/PRODUCER
B LOOT GREG ROM DIRECTOR & PRODUCER
C MEET THE PARENTS LONZO NZEKWE PRODUCER
D CAT FACE OGO OKPUE DIRECTOR/PRODUCER/WRITER
E LIGHT DIARIES: SPIN AROUND MELISSA HAIDEN ACTRESS/WRITER
17 BEST DOCUMENTARY    
A ROOTS - GAMBIA EBOH WAGGEH PRODUCER/DIRECTOR
B MAKOKO: FUTURES AFLOAT FEMI ODUGBEMI DIRECTOR
C ALISON UGA CARLINI DIRECTOR
D AMAKA'S KIN- THE WOMEN OF NOLLYWOOD TOPE OSHIN PRODUCER
E PETRA'S NABATEAN HERITAGE YVONNE BASSEY PRODUCER
18 BEST ART DIRECTOR    
A 76 PAT NEBO CINEMATOGRAPHER
B 93 DAYS MOVIE BOLA BELO PRODUCTION DESIGN
C OLOIBIRI CHIMA ADIGHIJE ART DIRECTOR
D HAPPINESS IS A 4 LETTER WORD GARY SMITH PRODUCTION DESIGN
E GHANA MUST GO GODWIN ASHONG SET DESIGNER/PROPS
19 BEST COSTUME DESIGNER    
A 76 PAT EGWURUBE COSTUME DESIGNER
B OLOIBIRI JULIA OLAOTAN WARDROBE
C GHANA MUST GO CHIEMELA NWAGBOSO/ ASANTEWA CLARA ADJOA COSTUME DESIGNER
D CASINO SHILEOLA IBIRONKE AND MOJISOLA SAPARA COSTUME DESIGNER
E KING INVINCIBLE OBIJIE COSTUME
20 BEST LIGHTING DESIGNER (MOVIE/TV SERIES)    
A 93 DAYS MOVIE ELLIOT SEWAPE GAFFERS
B OLOBIRI AMISU ALADE/EDWIN LAU  GAFFERS
C 76 YINKA EDWARDS CINEMATOGRAPHER
D HAPPINESS IS A FOUR LETTER WORD LANCE GEWER SASC DOP
E A TRIP TO JAMAICA FABIAN HOOKS LIGHTS/GAFFER
21 BEST PICTURE EDITOR (MOVIE/TV SERIES)    
A OLOIBIRI NNODIM CHIGOZIE & PAULA PETERSON EDITORS
B VAYA VUYANI SONDLO EDITOR
C 76 EMEKA OJUKWU EDITOR
D 93 DAYS MOVIE ANTONIO RIBEIRO EDITOR
E HAPPINESS IS A FOUR LETTER WORD NICHOLAS COSTARAS/MELANIE JANKES GOLDEN EDITORS
22 BEST SOUND EDITOR (MOVIE/TV SERIES)    
A OLOIBIRI TOM KOROLUK AND GARY RIVERA SOUND MIXER
B 93 DAYS MOVIE PIUS FATOKE AND MZUKISI MTSHISELO SOUND RECORDIST
C VAYA RICHARD MOHLARI/DAVE HAWKINS SOUND MIXERS
D 76 SOLOMON EMMANUEL SOUND EDITOR
E MRS RIGHT GUY JEAN NIEMANDT FINAL MIX
23 BEST SOUND TRACK/ORIGINAL SCORE (MOVIE/TV SERIES)    
A OLOIBIRI  REX RICKETTS MUSIC
B 93 DAYS MOVIE GEORGE KALLIS , TUNDE JEGEDE AND BANKY W FILM SCORE COMPOSER & FILM SOUND TRACKS PRODUCER
C NO GOOD TURN BRYMO ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK
D THE ENCOUNTER MICHAEL “THE TRUTH” OGUNLADE MUSIC
E 76 Hyacinth Ogbu. Daps Agwom and Ukachi Nnachi. SOUND TRACKS
24 BEST MAKE UP ARTIST (MOVIE/TV SERIES)    
A 76 CHINWE ELOVAH MAKE UP ARTIST
B OLOIBIRI HAKEEM ONILOGBO AJIBOLA/PEREKEME ODON MAKE UP ARTISTS
C UMILILO RONWYN JARRETT KEY MAKEUP/HAIR
D 93 DAYS MOVIE THEMA OZZYSMITH/LOLA MAJA-OKOJEVOH/ ADETUNMI IMOTEDA MAKE-UP AND SPECIAL EFFECTS MAKE UP
E HAPPINESS IS A FOUR LETTER WORD DIANNE ALLEN MAKEUP ARTIST
25 BEST DIRECTOR    
A MRS RIGHT GUY ADZE UGAH DIRECTOR
B 93 DAYS MOVIE STEVE GUKAS DIRECTOR
C OLOIBIRI CURTIS GRAHAM DIRECTOR
D 76 IZU OJUKWU DIRECTOR
E A TRIP TO JAMAICA ROBERT O PETERS DIRECTOR
F GHANA MUST GO FRANK RAJAH DIRECTOR
26 BEST INDIGENOUS LANGUAGE MOVIE OR TV SERIES - YORUBA    
A SOMEWHERE IN THE DARK ABIODUN JIMOH & JUMOKE ODETOLA PRODUCERS
B ODE IKU SAMSIDEEN ADESIYAN PRODUCER
C AJOKE AIYE OLAIDE OLABANJI PRODUCER
D TOBAJEWO OMIREFA TITUS WRITER/PRODUCER
E IMAN OLUWATOYIN BANKOLE PRODUCER
27 BEST OVERALL MOVIE 2016 (AFRICA)    
A MRS RIGHT GUY DUMISANI GUMBI PRODUCER
B HAPPINESS IS A FOUR LETTER WORD BONGIWE SELANE, JUNAID AHMED, HELENA SPRING PRODUCERS
C AISHA AMIL SHIVJI PRODUCER
D NAOMBA NISEME STAFORD KIHORE PRODUCER
E 93 DAYS MOVIE STEVE GUKAS/BOLANLE AUSTEN-PETERS/PEMON RAMI/DOTUN OLAKUNRI PRODUCERS
F 76 ADONIJAH OWIRIWA / TONYE PRINCEWILL EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS

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

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