Nominees announced for the Royalty Soapie Awards

2014-02-18 15:05
 
Johannesburg - The wait is finally over as the nominees for the much anticipated inaugural Royalty Soapie Awards have been revealed in an Oscaresque packaged video featuring event hosts Michael Mol and Hlomla Dandala.

The video, available online, features some ambush interviews with the nominated actors.

The Royalty Soapie Awards will take place at the Durban International Convention Centre (Durban ICC) on 8 March 2014. Over 100 entries have been received from South Africa’s soapies and it promises to be an interesting event.

"We are very happy to finally announce all the finalists," said project director Sindile Xulu.

"The range is wide and the list leaves no doubt that South Africa has great talent to be celebrated and honoured. It is now all systems go to the awards next year."

The nominees are as follows:

Performance Categories

Outstanding Lead Actor          
Menzi Ngubane as Sibusiso Dlomo, Generations
Siyabonga Twala as Mpiyakhe Zungu, Isibaya
Kevin Smith as Frank Xavier, Isidingo
Siyabonga Twala as Busani Mojalefa, Muvhango
Shona Ferguson as Itumeleng, The Wild

Outstanding Lead Actress      
Odelle de Wet  as Delia Richter, Binneland
Thembi Nyandeni as Mkabayi Zungu, Isibaya
Linda Sokhulu as Nikiwe Sibeko, Isidingo
Nthabi Tau as Meiki, Muvhango
Shaleen Surtie-Richards as Fran Jacobs, Villa Rosa
                                                           
Outstanding Male Villain        
Andre Odendaal as AJ/Andries/Dries Richter, Binneland
Bheki Mkhwane as Samson Ndlovu, Isibaya
Robert Whitehead as Barker Haines, Isidingo
Aubrey Poo as Lebata, The Wild
Darren Kelfkens as Roberto Martinelli Snr, Villa Rosa
                                                           
Outstanding Female Villain    
Jo da Silva as Gita McGregor, 7de Laan
Marisa Drummond as Alexa, Binneland
Zenande Mfenyana as Noluntu Memela, Generations
Tsholo Monedi as Meme,  Muvhango
Khabonina Qubeka as Maxine, The Wild
                                                                                               
Outstanding Soapie   
Binneland                                           
Generations                                        
Isibaya                                    
Isidingo                                               
The Wild                                              
                                                           
Outstanding Supporting Actor
Hennie Jacobs as Diederik, 7de Laan
Ramey Short as Quinton Meyer, Binneland
Bongani Gumede as Mandla Ndlovu, Isibaya
Sdumo Mtshali as S'bu Ndlovu, Isibaya
TY Keogh  as Jack, The Wild
                                                           
Outstanding Supporting Actress         
Annelize van der Ryst as Matrone Netta Nortje, 7de Laan
Sorina Erasmus as Die Flooze, 7de Laan
Xoli Zondi as Zodwa, Generations
Nomzamo Mbatha as Thandeka Zungu, Isibaya
Kgomotso Christopher  as Katlego Sibeko, Isidingo
                                                           
Outstanding Couple   
Pierre van Pietzen as Oubaas van Zyl  and Annelise Weilandas Hilda de Kock, 7de Laan
Sandi Schultz as Jennifer Adams and Gert van Niekerk as Patrick Myburgh, Binneland                     
Sdumo Mtshali  as S'bu Zungu and Nomzamo Mbatha  as Thandeka, Isibaya
Ayanda Ngubane   as Siphokazi Zungu  and Celeste Ntuli as  Phumelele, Isibaya                                                
Tema Sebopedi  as Lerato Tsotetsi   and Motlatsi Mafatshe  as Sechaba Moloi, Isidingo                                           

Outstanding Newcomer         
Simoné Nortmann as Nadia, 7de Laan
Anga Makubalo as MJ Memela, Generations
Jessica Nkosi as Qondi, Isibaya
Liteboho Molise as Teboho, Muvhango
Hayley Owen as Angie, The Wild

Technical and Creative Categories
                                                                                               
Outstanding Make-up & Hair 
Binneland                                           
Generations                                        
Isibaya                                    
The Wild                                              
                                                                                   
Outstanding Set Design          
Binneland                                           
Generations                                        
Isibaya                                    
Isidingo                                               
The Wild                                              
                                                                                                           
Outstanding Writing Team      
Binneland                                           
Generations                                        
Isibaya                                    
Isidingo                                               
The Wild                                              

Outstanding Wardrobe           
7de Laan                                            
Binneland                                           
Generations                                        
Isibaya                                    
The Wild                                              
                                                                                   
Outstanding Art Direction       
7de Laan                                            
Binneland                                           
Generations                                        
Isibaya                                    
                                                           
Outstanding Directing Team   
7de Laan                                            
Binneland                                           
Isibaya                                    
Isidingo                                               
The Wild                                              
                                                                                               
Outstanding Editing Team      
Binneland                                           
Generations                                        
Isibaya                                    
Isidingo                                               
The Wild                                              
                                                                       
Outstanding Casting Director 
Susan Rossouw, Binneland                   
Phophi Mulaudzi, Generations                
Kutlwano Ditsele & Angus Gibson, Isibaya            
                                                                                                           
Outstanding Lighting  
7de Laan                                            
Binneland                                           
Generations                                        
Isibaya                                    
Isidingo                                               

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