AMVCA 2017: Nkem Owoh, Amaechi Muonagor, Omoni Oboli, Uche Jombo, Funke Akindele & More Make Nominees List

The organisers of one of the most prestigious and most anticipated awards in Africa, the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards, (AMVCA) have announced the nominees for the 2017 awards.

Nollywood Observer Congratulates all the nominees, they are all winners.

AMVCA 2017 NOMINEES LIST


BEST MOVIE (SOUTH AFRICA)

  • Mrs Right Guy – Dumisani Gumbi
  • Happiness is a Four Letter Word – Bongiwe Selane, Junaid Ahmed, Helena Spring
  • Vaya – Rethabile Molatela Mothobi
  • The Jakes are Missing – Bianca Isaac
  • All About Love – Elvis Chuks

BEST MOVIE (EAST AFRICA)

  • Aisha – Amil Shivji
  • Naomba Niseme – Staford Kihore
  • Kati Kati – Sarika Hemi Lakhani
  • Epidemic – Mageye Hassan
  • Homecoming – Seko Shamte

BEST MOVIE (WEST AFRICA)

  • 93 Days Movie – Steve Gukas / Bolanle Austen-Peters / Pemon Rami / Dotun Olakunri
  • 76 – Adonijah Owiriwa /Tonye Princewill
  • Olobiri – Rogers Ofime
  • A Trip to Jamaica – Richard Ayodeji Makun
  • The C.E.O – Kunle Afolayan

BEST TELEVISION SERIES

  • Jennifer’s Diary – Funke Akindele
  • Sokhulu and Partners Season 3 – Roberta Durrant
  • Duplicity – Delmwa Deshi Kura
  • Beneath the Lies – Cedric Ndilima
  • Beyond your Sight – The Police Story – Lancelot Oduwa Imasuen

BEST INDIGENOUS LANGUAGE MOVIE/TV SERIES  (SWAHILI)

  • Urembo – Dorothy Ghettuba
  • Siri Ya Mtungi (Season 2)
  • Mganga Bomba – Gbenga Kayode
  • Fihi – Victor Gatonye
  • Zilizala – Daudi Otieno Anguka

BEST INDIGENOUS LANGUAGE MOVIE/TV SERIES (IGBO)

  • Amonye- Bu – Onye – Crey Ahanonu
  • Obi-Eze – Kingsley Okereke
  • Obi Nwanyi – Douye Aaron Garvey
  • Mmakwara Series – Tiana Oboyi
  • Ikpe Omuwa – Emeka Ossia

BEST INDIGENOUS LANGUAGE MOVIE/TV SERIES (HAUSA)

  • Salim – Abdullahi Abas
  • Mafarin Tafiya – Nuhu Abdullahi
  • Yaki Da Zuciya – Tijjani Shehu Yahaya
  • Maula – Muktar Bello Ismail

BEST ACTOR IN A COMEDY (MOVIE/ TV SERIES)

  • Imeh Bishop Umoh – The Boss is Mine
  • Ayo Makun – A Trip to Jamaica
  • Bovi – Its her Day
  • Blossom Chukwujekwu – Ghana Must Go
  • Mike Ezuronye – Brother Jekwu
  • Okey Uzoeshi – The Life of a Nigerian Couple
  • Amechi Muonagor – Meet the Inlaws

BEST ACTRESS IN A COMEDY (MOVIE /TVSERIES)

  • Tina Mba – Meet the Inlaws
  • Dineo Moeketsi -Mrs Right Guy
  • Chioma Akpotha – Wives on Strike
  • Funke Akindele – Jenifas’Diary
  • Uche Jombo-Rodriguez – Wives on Strike
  • Funke Akindele – A Trip to Jamaica
  • Omoni Oboli – Wives on Strike

BEST ACTRESS IN A DRAMA (MOVIE/TV SERIES)

  • Bimbo Akintola  -93 Days Movie
  • Ivie Okujaye-Egboh – Slow Counry
  • Rita Dominic – 76
  • Adesua Etomi – The Arbitration
  • Zimkhitha Nyoka – Vaya
  • Meg Otanwa – Derailed
  • Hannah Ojo – Love is a Prank

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A DRAMA (MOVIE/TV SERIES)

  • Warren Masemola – Vaya
  • Kofi Adjorlolo – Ghana Must Go
  • Mpho Sebeng – The Jakes are Missing
  • Rotimi Salami – Just Not Married
  • Gideon Eche-Okeke – 93 Days Movie
  • Elsaphan Njora – Kati Kati
  • Nkem Owoh – Ghana Must Go

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A DRAMA (MOVIE/TV SERIES)

  • Ebele Okaro Onyuike – Four One Love
  • Somkele Idhalama – 93 Days Movie
  • Kehinde Bankole – 8 Bars & A Clef
  • Adunni Ade – Its Her Day
  • Ivie Okujaye – Something Wicked
  • Khanyi Mbau – Happiness is a Four Letter Word
  • Namonde Mbusi – Vaya

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHER (MOVIE/TV SERIES)

  • Adze Ugah – Mrs Right Guy
  • Yinka Edward – 93 Days Movie
  • Lance Gewer – Happiness is a Four Letter Word
  • Curtis Graham – Oloibiri
  • Yinka Edward – 76

BEST SHORT FILM

  • Ireti – Tope Oshin
  • Loot – Greg Rom
  • Meet the Parents – Lonzo Nzekwe
  • Cat Face – Ogo Okpue
  • Light Diaries: Spin Around – Melissa Haiden

BEST DOCUMENTARY

  • Roots – Gambia – Eboh Waggeh
  • Makoko: Future Afloat – Femi Odugbemi
  • Alison – Uga Carlini
  • Amaka’s Kin: The Women of Nollywood – Tope Oshin
  • Petra’s Nabatean Heritage – Yvonne Bassey

BEST ART DIRECTOR

  • Pat Nebo – 76
  • Bola Belo – 93 Days Movie
  • Chima Adighije – Oloibiri
  • Gary Smith – Happiness is a Four Letter Word
  • Godwin Ashong – Ghana Must Go

BEST COSTUME DESIGNER

  • Pat Egwurube – 76
  • Dele Akinyele/Chelsea Oliver – Oloibiri
  • Chimela Nwagboso/ Asantewa Clara Adjoa – Ghana Must Go
  • Shileola Ibironke / Mojisola Sapara – Casino
  • Obijie – King Invincible

BEST LIGHTING DESIGNER (MOVIE/ TV SERIES)

  • Elliot Sewape – 93 Days Movie
  • Amisu Alade / Edwin Lau – Oloibiri
  • Yinka Edwards – 76
  • Lance Gewer Sasc – Happiness is a Four Letter Word
  • Fabian Hooks – A Trip to Jamaica

BEST PICTURE EDITOR (MOVIE/ TV SERIES)

  • Nnodim Chigozie / Paula Peterson – Oloibiri
  • Vuyani Sondlo – Vaya
  • Emeka Ojukwu – 76
  • Antonio Ribeiro – 93 Days Movie
  • Nicholas Costaras / Melanie Jankes Golden – Happiness is a Four Letter Word

BEST SOUND EDITOR (MOVIE/ TV SERIES)

  • Mike Barnitt – Oloibiri
  • Pius Fatoke / Mzukisi Mtshiselo – 93 Days Movie
  • Richard Mohlari / Dave Hawkins – Vaya
  • Solomon Emmanuel – 76
  • Jean Niemandt – Mrs Right Guy

BEST SOUND TRACK/ORIGINAL SCORE (MOVIE/ TV SERIES)

  • Oloibiri – Rex Ricketts
  • 93 Days Movie – George L=Kallis/ Tunde Jegede and Banky W
  • No Good Turn – Brymo
  • The Encounter – Michael ‘The Truth’ Ogunlade
  • 76 – Izu Ojukwu

BEST MAKE UP ARTIST (MOVIE/TV SERIES)

  • Chinwe Elovah – 76
  • Hakeem Onilogbo Ajibola / Perekeme Odon – Oloibiri
  • Ronwyn Jarrett – Umililo
  • Thelma Ozzy Smith / Lola Maja-Okojevoh / Adetunmi Imoteda – 93 Days Movie
  • Diana Allen – Happiness is a Four Letter Word

BEST DIRECTOR

  • Adze Ugah – Mrs Right Guy
  • Steve Gukas – 93 Days Movie
  • Curtis Graham – Oloibiri
  • Izu Ojukwu – 76
  • Robert O Peters – A Trip to Jamaica
  • Frank Rajah – Ghana Must Go

BEST INDIGENOUS LANGUAGE MOVIE/ TV SERIES – YORUBA

  • Somewhere in the Dark – Abiodun Jimoh / Jumoke Odetola
  • Ode Iku – Samsideen Adesiyah
  • Ajoke Aiye – Olaide Olabanji
  • Tobajewo – Omirefa Titus
  • Iman – Oluwatoyin Bankole

BEST OVERALL MOVIE 2016 (AFRICAN)

  • Mrs Right Guy – Dumisani Gumbi
  • Happiness is a Four Letter Word – Bongiwe Selane / Junaid Ahmed / Helena Spring
  • Aisha – Amil Shivji
  • Naomba Niseme – Staford Kihore
  • 93 Days Movie – Steve Gukas / Bolanle Austen-Peters / Pemon Rami / Dotun Olakunri
  • 76 – Adonijah Owiriwa / Tonye Princewill

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