Ghana sweeps 7 nominations in 2016 AMVCA

The nominees for the fourth edition of the prestigious Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards (AMVCAs) were revealed on Friday, December 11.

Juliet Asante’s Silverain is nominated for Best Movie, Best Writer and Best Movie West Africa.

Actors, Majid Michel and Van Vicker are both nominated for Best Actor in a Comedy.

Shirley Frimpong Manso for Best Director and Best Editor and Nana Mensah for Best Actress Comedy in An African City.

Full list of nominees below:

BEST OVERALL MOVIE (AFRICA)

Dry – Stephanie Linus

Freetown – Adam Abel and Garrett Batty

AYANDA – Sara Blecher

Tell Me Sweet Something – Akin Omotosho

Road To Yesterday – Chinny Onwugbenu, Genevieve Nnaji, Chichi Nwoko

Silverain – Juliet Asante

House Arrest – Joseph Kenneth Ssebaggala

BEST TELEVISION SERIES

Jane and Abel – Dorothy Ghettuba

How to find a Husband – Erica Sugo Anyadike

Santalal – Gerald Langiri

Officer Titus – Olabisi Jinadu

Daddy’s Girls – Ariyike Oladipo

BEST WRITER OF A MOVIE/TV SERIES

FREETOWN – Melissa Leilani Larson

ANNIVERSARY – Afe Olumowe

ROAD TO YESTERDAY – Emil B. Garuba

IQUO’S JOURNAL – Blessing Egbe

AYANDA – Trish Malone

BEST COSTUME DESIGNER (MOVIE/TV SERIES)

Dry

Uche Nancy

Silverain

Patrick Asante

Being Mrs Elliot

Byge Oru

The First Lady

Tomi Adeoye

Oracle Online

Ejiro Amos Tafiri/Vanessa Otarva

Cougars

Angel Nwakibie

BEST MAKEUP ARTIST (MOVIE/TV SERIES)

Dry

Gabriel Okorie

Ayanda

LOUIZA CALORE

Jaja the Great

Innocent Abba

Ojuju

Funke Olowu

Being Mrs Elliot

Moses Ogunlana

BEST LIGHTING DESIGNER (MOVIE/TV SERIES)

Common Man

Stanlee Ohikhuare

Kpians-the feast of souls

Stanlee Ohikhuare

House Arrest

Francis Lubanjuma

Gbomo Gbomo Express

David Wyte and Paul Gambit

Being Mrs Elliot

Oluwole Olawoyin

BEST ACTOR IN A COMEDY (MOVIE/TV SERIES)

Officer Titus

Kelechi Udegbe

Stop

IK Ogbonna

Caught in the Act

Bishop Imeh Umoh

Head gone

Bowoto Jephthah

Jenifa’s diary

Folarin Falana

BEST ACTOR IN A DRAMA (MOVIE/TV SERIES)

BREATHLESS

Mike Ezuruonye

BEING MRS ELLIOT

Majid Michel

A LONG NIGHT

Van Vicker

A SOLDIER’S STORY

Daniel K. Daniel

JAJA THE GREAT

SEGUN ARINZE

FALLING

BLOSSOM CHUKWUJEKWU

BEST DIRECTOR

Road to Yesterday

Ishaya Bako

Dry

Stephanie Linus

Tell me Sweet Something

Akin Omotosho

Ayanda

Sara Blecher

Gbomo gbomo express

Walter ‘Waltbanger’ Taylaur

Rebecca

Shirley Frimpong-Manso

BEST ACTRESS IN A COMEDY (MOVIE/TV SERIES)

JENIFA’S DIARY – Funke Akindele

BEING MRS ELLIOT – Lepacious Bose

SKINNY GIRL IN TRANSIT – Abimbola Craig

AN AFRICAN CITY – Nana Mensah

DESPERATE HOUSE GIRLS – Ini Edo

BEST ACTRESS IN A DRAMA (MOVIE/TV SERIES)

Road to yesterday – Genevieve Nnaji

Don’t cry for me – Mary Lazarus

Stop – Belinda Effah

Ayanda – Fulu Mugovhani

 Falling – Adesua Etomi

The visit – Nse Ikpe-Etim

BEST PICTURE EDITOR

Tell me Sweet Something – Vuyani Sondlo

Road To Yesterday – Chuka Ejorh

A soldier’s story – Frankie Ogar

Rebecca – Shirley Frimpong-Manso

Special Crimes Unit: Lasgidi Cops – Adeyemi Olowoshagba

BEST DOCUMENTARY

THE NEW AFRICA – Kagho Crowther Idhebor

FAAJI AGBA – Remi Vaughan-Richards

GOGE AFRICA ENCOUNTERS WILD GORILLA – Nneka Isaac-Moses

DEMYSTIFYING AUTISM – Dotun Akande

DAWN TO DUSK – Nanmet Anthony

BEST MOVIE – SOUTHERN AFRICA

Ayanda – Sara Blecher

Tell Me Sweet Something – Akin Omotosho

Lilongwe – Joyce Mhango Chavula

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR

A soldier’s story – Sambassa Nzeribe

Stolen Water – Blossom Chukwujekwu

 Stigma – Soibifaa Dokubo

A soldier’s story – Olumide Oworu

The Department – O.C. Ukeje

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS (MOVIE/TV SERIES)

BEFORE 30 – Beverly Naya

TELL ME SWEET SOMETHING – Thishiwe Ziqubu

BEFORE 30 – Tunbosun Aiyedihin

DRY – Zubaidat Ibrahim Fagge

THE GREEN NECKLACE – Lepacious Bose

BEST ART DIRECTOR (MOVIE/TV SERIES)

Stigma – Dagogo Diminas

Dry – Gabriel Okorie

Common man – Stanlee Ohikhuare

The refugees – Frank Raja Arase

Elephant in the room – Patrick ‘koinage’ Nnamani

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHER (MOVIE/TV SERIES)

AYANDA – Jonathan Kovel

COUPLE OF DAYS – Tolu LordTanner

THE REFUGEES – Okey Oku and Robert Peters

DRY – Angel Barroeta

COMMON MAN – Stanlee ohikhuare

TELL ME SOMETHING SWEET – Paul Michaelson

BEST SHORTFILM OR ONLINE VIDEO

Panic Button – Bongiwe Selane

Yawa – Kassim Braimah

A Day with Death – Oluseyi Amuwa

Blood Taxi – Folasakin Iwajomo

A Cup of Sugar – Bongiwe Selane

BEST INDIGENOUS LANGUAGE MOVIE/TV SERIES – YORUBA

Taxi driver (Oko Ashewo) – Don Omope

Victims – Mercy Aigbe Gentry

Ayomi – Bukunmi Oluwasina

Shadow – Kazim Adeoti

Binta Ofege – Abiodun Jimoh and Jumoke Odetola

BEST MOVIE – WEST AFRICA (DRAMA/COMEDY)

Dry – Stephanie Linus

STIGMA – Dagogo Diminas

The Visit – Biodun Stephens (Koga Studios)

The Refugees – Frank Rajah Arase

Silverain – Juliet Asante

Common Man – Stanlee ohikhuare

Road To Yesterday – Chinny Onwugbenu, Genevieve Nnaji, Chichi Nwoko

BEST SOUND EDITOR (MOVIE/TV SERIES)

Ayanda – Guy Steer

Road to yesterday – Kulanen Ikyo

Dry – Marquex Jose Guillermo

Candle in the wind – Bernie Anti

Bambitious – Maurice Kings

Tell me Sweet Something – Gavin McCullough

BEST INDIGENOUS LANGUAGE MOVIE/TV SERIES- IGBO

Chetanna – Chigozie Atuanya

The Missing God – Ubaka Joseph Ugochukwu

Udo Gba koi koi – Onyekachukwu Okeke

Nduka – Charles Novia

Usekwu Igbo – Paul Igwe

BEST INDIGENOUS LANGUAGE MOVIE/TV SERIES – HAUSA

Sarki Jatau – Bashir Abdullahi

Inji Yan’ Ca Ca – Najjashi Sb Jakara

Sakaina – Abubakar mai shadda and Hafizu Bello

Baya Da Kura – Nuhu Abdullahi

Dadin Kowa – Salisu Balarabe

BEST INDIGENOUS LANGUAGE MOVIE/TV SERIES  – SWAHILI

MYUMBA 10 – Damaris Irungu-Ochieng

SAMAKI MCHANGANI – Amil Shivji

FIHI – Caroline Mbaturia

SUMU – Neema Ndanu  Kilon

KITENDAWALI – Josephat Lukaza

BEST MOVIE – EAST AFRICA

House Arrest – Joseph Kenneth Ssebaggala

Mapenzi – Elizabeth Michael

Call 112 – Joseph Kenneth Ssebaggala

Kitendawall – Josephat Lukaza

Mpango Mbaya – Staford Kihore

Daddy’s Wedding – Honeymoon Aljabri

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