Our favorite part of the AMVCA’s!!!

For those who have been living under a rock, the 6th annual AMVCA’s went down on the 1st of September at the Eko Hotel and suites, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria and it was a delightful event! If you are anything like us, your favorite part is the red carpet fashion and style that the celebrities bring… and all the memes people make afterwards!! Before we go into that what are the AMVCA’s?

The AMVCA is an annual event by Multichoice and Africa Magic, which recognizes and honors film and television talents across the African continent. Winners emerge through votes by members of the public. Think of it as the Oscars of the African continent, because we have to celebrate our own right??!!! This year, there was an interesting number of nominations. A movie called “Tatu” was the highest nominated movie, winning 4 awards in total for the night. Here is a list of all the winners and some links to easily accessible productions:

Best Sound Editor: Tatu – Kolade Morakinyo and Pius Fatoke

Best Picture Editor: 18 Hours – Mark Maina

Best Lighting Designer Movie/TV Series: Tatu – Akpe Ododoru, Tunde Akinniyi

Best Cinematography Movies/TV series: Okafor’s Law – Yinka Edward

Best Costume/Designer Movie or TV Series: The Bridge – Ngozi Obasi and James Bessinone

Best Short Film/Online Video: Penance – Micheal Ama Psalmist’ Akinrogunde

Best Documentary: The Flesh Business – Dennis Wanjohi

Best Make Up Artist Movie/TV Series: Tatu – Thelma Ozy Smith, Hakeem Effect Onilogbo

Best Art Director: Lotanna – Tunji Afolayan

Best Soundtrack Movies/TV Series: Tatu – Evelle

Best Indigenous Language Movie or TV Series – Swahili: Super Modo – Sarika Hemi Lhakani

Best Indigenous Language Movie or TV Series – Hausa: Mansoor – Ali Nuhu

Best Indigenous Language Movies or TV Series – Yoruba: Etiko Onigedu – Femi Adebayo

Best Indigenous Language Movies or TV Series – Igbo: Bound – Lilian Afegbai

Best TV/Drama/Comedy series: This Is It – Dolapo Adeleke

Best Movie East Africa: 18 Hours – Phoebe Ruguru

Best Movie West Africa: Isoken – Jade Osiberu

Best Movie Southern Africa: The Road to Sunrise – Shemu Joyah

Trail Blazer Award: Bisola Aiyeola

Industry Merit Award: Tunde Kelani

Best Writer Movie/TV Series: Alter Ego – Patrick Nnamani/Koye O/Moses Inwang

Best Supporting Actress: Lydia Forson – Isoken

Best Supporting Actor: Falz – New Money

Best Actress in a comedy and TV series: Nyce Wanueri – Auntie Boss

Best Actor in a comedy: Odunlade Adekola – A Million Baby

Best Actress in a Drama/TV Series: Omotola Jalade Ekeinde – Alter Ego

Best Actor in a Drama Series: Adjetey Anang  – Keteke

Best Director: Jade Osiberu – Isoken

Best Overall Movie: 18 Hours – Phoebe Ruguru

 

Now for our favorite part!!! the memes and posts we have all been waiting for!!

If you got this far I think you deserve some accolades and 2 of our favourites

Congratulations to all the winners and more grease to the organisers of this event. #Africatotheworld.

Read our other posts here and here.

 

 

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