Johannesburg – South African film and TV stars were celebrated and honoured at the tenth annual Saftas ceremony held at Gallagher Estate.
The biggest weekend of the awards season kicked off on Friday when the technical awards were handed.
On Sunday night during a live broadcast on SABC2 small screen and big screen stars received their Golden Horns.
The ceremony was hosted by Minnie Dlamini and Katlego Maboe who walked away with the Best Presenter award for a second year in a row.
We are now LIVE on the SABC2 @sabc2 Join the Conversation #SAFTAS10 #DAY2 pic.twitter.com/juja0J279N— SAFTAS (@SAFTAS1) March 20, 2016
We are now LIVE on the SABC2 @sabc2 Join the Conversation #SAFTAS10 #DAY2 pic.twitter.com/juja0J279N
e.tv's Rhythm City won the Best Soapie award and Skeem Saam was voted Most Popular soap by the public.
Nomhle Nkonyeni received the Lifetime Achievement Award.
Congratulations to Mom Nomhle Nkonyeni for taking Life Time Achiever Award! Well Deseve thank you #SAFTAS10 #SABC2 pic.twitter.com/oW3m41ypL3— SAFTAS (@SAFTAS1) March 20, 2016
Congratulations to Mom Nomhle Nkonyeni for taking Life Time Achiever Award! Well Deseve thank you #SAFTAS10 #SABC2 pic.twitter.com/oW3m41ypL3
The new catergory, Special Recognition Awards were handed to Rhulani Baloyi and the UGU Film Festival for their contribution to provincial development.
The emotional drama Dis Ek, Anna won Best Feature film.
Here is an abbreviated list of winners:
Best TV dramaUmliloBest TV comedyZANews: Puppet NationBest TV soapRhythm CityBest achievement by a lead actress – TV dramaNtathi Moshesh (Saints and Sinners)Best achievement by a lead actor – TV dramaSiyabonga Radebe (Saints and Sinners)Best achievement by a supporting actress – TV dramaCharmaine Mtinta (Matatiele)Best achievement by a supporting actor – TV dramaDeon Lotz (When We Were Black)Best achievement in directing – TV dramaRolisizwe Nikiwe and Zuko Nodada (Matatiele)Best achievement by a lead actress – TV soapLeeanda Reddy (Isidingo)Best achievement by a lead actor – TV soapVusi Kunene (Isibaya)Best achievement by a supporting actress – TV soapMaggie Benedict (Ashes to Ashes)Best achievement by a supporting actor – TV soapSamson Khumalo (Isibaya)Best achievement in directing – TV soapEric Mogale, Heather Cooke and Siyabonga Mkhize (Rhythm City)Most popular TV soap voted by the publicSkeem SaamBest achievement by a lead actress – TV comedy Robyn Scott (Those Who Can't)Best achievement by a lead actor – TV comedyMandla Gaduka (Gauteng Maboneng)Best achievement by a supporting actress –TV comedyLinda Sebezo (Gauteng Maboneng)Best achievement by a supporting actor – TV comedyBongani Madondo (Kota Life Crisis)Best achievement in directing –TV comedyThe Directing Team (Ga Re Dumele season 4)
Best TV presenter – various genresKatlego Maboe (Expresso)
Best feature filmDis Ek, AnnaBest achievement by a lead actressFulu Mughovani (Ayanda)Best achievement for a supporting actressTina Jaxa (While You Weren't Looking)Best Achievement by a lead actorMduduzi Mabaso (For Love and Broken Bones)Best achievement for a supporting actorMarius Weyers (Dis Ek, Anna)Best achievement in directingSara Blecher (Dis Ek, Anna)Best student filmJabuLifetime achievement awardNomhle NkonyeniSpecial recognition awardsRhulani BaloyiUGU Film Festival
See all the other winners here.
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