All the nominees for AMVCAs 2017

2016-12-19 21:01
 
Mrs Right Guy (Supplied)

Cape Town – The nominees for the fifth annual Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards (AMVCAs) have been announced. 

In association with MultiChoice, the awards set out to recognise the best that the African film and television industry has to offer.

Popular Nigerian actress and TV presenter, Mitchelle Dede, and renowned Kenyan actor, radio presenter and TV host Fareed Khimani announced the nominees during a special live broadcast which aired on all Africa Magic channels on DStv and GOtv.

South African films, Mrs Right Guy and Happiness is a Four-Letter Word will go head to head in the Best Overall Movie category.

Other South African nominees are Vaya, The Jakes Are Missing, Alison and Umlilio.

Here is the full list of nominees:

Best Movie (South Africa)
Mrs Right Guy
Happiness is a Four-Letter Word
Vaya 
The Jakes are Missing
All About Love

Best Movie (East Africa)
Aisha 
Naomba Niseme
Kati Kati 
Epidemic 
Homecoming 

Best Movie (West Africa)
93 Days Movie
76
Oloibiri 
A Trip to Jamaica 
The C.E.O.

Best Television Series
Jenifa's Diary 
Sokhulu and Partners (Season 3)
Duplicity 
Beneath The Lies 
Beyond Your Sight: The Police Story 

Best Indigenous Language Movie or TV Series – Swahili 
Urembo 
Siria Ya Mtungi (Season 2) 
Mganga Bomba 
Fihi 
Zilizala 

Best Indigenous Language Movie or TV Series - Igbo
Amonuye-Bu-Onye 
Obi-Eze 
Obi Nwanyi 
Mmakwara Series 
Ikpe Omuma 

Best Indigenous Language Movie or TV Series  - Hausa
Salim 
Mararin Tafiya 
Yaki Da Zuciya 
Maula 

Best Actor in a Comedy (Movie/TV Series)
The Boss is Minne – Imeh Bishop Umoh 
A Trip to Jamaica – Ayo Makun
It's Her Day - Bovi
Ghana Must Go - Blossom Chukwujekwu 
Brother Jekwu – Mike Ezuronye
The Life of A Nigerian Couple – Okey Uzoeshi
Meet the In-laws – Amechi Muonagor

Best Actress in a Comedy (Movie/TV Series)  
Meet the In-Laws – 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
It's Her Day – Adunni Ade
Something Wicked - Ive Okujaiye
Happiness is A Four-Letter Word – Khanyi Mbau
Vaya – Namonde Mbusi

Best Cinematographer (Movie/TV Series) 
Mrs Right Guy
93 Days Movie
Happiness is a Four-Letter Word
Oloibiri
76
Best Short Film
Ireti
Loot
Meet the Parents
Cat Face 
Light Diaries: Spin Around

Best Documentary
Roots – Gambia
Makoko: Futures Afloat
Alison
Amaka's Kin – The Women of Nollywood
Petra's Nabatean Heritage

Best Art Director
76
93 Days Movie
Oloibiri 
Happiness is a Four-Letter Word 
Ghana Must Go 

Best Costume Designer 
76
Oloibiri 
Ghana Must Go 
Casino 
King Invincible 

Best Lighting Designer (Movie/TV Series)
93 Days Movie
Olobiri
76
Happiness is a Four-Letter Word
A Trip to Jamaica 

Best Picture Editor (Movie/TV Series)
Oloibiri 
Vaya
76
93 Days Movie
Happiness is a Four-Letter Word

Best Sound Editor (Movie/TV Series)
Oloibiri 
93 Days Movie
Vaya
76
Mrs Right Guy

Best Sountrack/Original Score (Movie/TV Series)
Oloibiri 
93 Days Movie
No Good Turn
The Encounter
76

Best Make Up Artist (Movie/TV Series)
76 – Chinwe Elovah
Oloibiri – Hakeen Onilogbo, Ajibola/Perekeme Odon
Umlilo – Ronwyn Jarret
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 
Ode Iku
Ajoke Aiye
Tobajewo

Best Overall Movie 2016 (Africa) 
Mrs Right Guy
Happiness is a Four-Letter Word
Aisha
Naomba Niseme
93 Days Movie 
76

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

Click here for all the voting details. 

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