‘76’ wins big at 2017 AMVCAs

‘76’ wins big at 2017 AMVCAs

The 5th edition of the annual and most prestigious movie awards on the African continent, Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards (AMVCAs) held on Saturda

‘La La Land’ gets the most win at 74th Golden Globe Awards
Kemi Adetiba not returning to ‘The Wedding Party’ sequel
All you need to know about the 89th Academy Awards

The 5th edition of the annual and most prestigious movie awards on the African continent, Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards (AMVCAs) held on Saturday, March 4, 2017, at the Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island Lagos. The ceremony, which was broadcast live across the continent, was hosted by IK Osakioduwa and South African television personality, Minenhle ‘Minnie’ Dlamini.

As was expected, there were quite a number of surprises with regards to recipients of the awards. While the movie, ‘76’ scooped a record five awards out of its 14 nominations, a relatively new comer, Sambassa Nzeribe won in one of the biggest categories, Best Actor in a leading role. He was nominated alongside, industry veterans such as Richard Mofe Damijo, Olu Jacobs, Ramsey Nouah etc.   

Here below is the full list of winners of the night


Funke Akindele with one of her trophies


Hakeem Onilogbo Ajibola

 
Abiodun Jimoh and Jumoke Odetola

 

Best Make Up Artiste (Movies/TV series): ‘Oloibiri’ – Hakeem Onilogbo Ajibola, Perekeme Odon

Best Costume Designer: ‘76’Pat Egwurube

Best Art Director: ‘76’ – Pat Nebo

Best Sound Editor (Movies/TV series): Vaya

Best Picture Editor (Movie/TV series): ‘Oloibiri’ – Nnodim Chigozie, Paula Peterson

Best Lightning Designer (Movies/TV series): ‘93 Days’ – Elliot Sewape

Best Cinematographer: ‘Happiness is a Four Letter Word’ – Lance Gewer

Best Documentary: ‘Alison’

Best Short Film or Online Video: ‘Cat Face’

Best Actress in an M-Net original comedy series: Deborah Anugwa – ‘Hustle’

Best Actor in an M-Net original comedy series: Samuel Ajibola – ‘The Johnsons’

Best Actress in an M-Net original drama series: Meg Otanwa – ‘Hush’

Best Actor in an M-Net original drama series: David Jones David – ‘Hotel Majestic’

Best M-Net original comedy series: ‘The Johnsons’

Best M-Net original drama series: ‘Tinsel’

Best Indigenous Language TV series/movies (Swahili): ‘Zilizala’

Best Indigenous Language TV series/movies (Hausa): ‘Yaki Da Zuciya’

Best Indigenous Language TV series/movies (Yoruba): ‘Somewhere in The Dark’ – Abiodun Jimoh, Jumoke Odetola

 


Ime Bishop Umoh


Rotimi Salami


Samuel Ajibola

 

Best Indigenous Language TV series/movies (Igbo): ‘Amoye-Bu-Onye’

Best Soundtrack/ Original Score: ‘The Encounter – Michael ‘The Truth’ Ogunlade

Best TV series: ‘Jenifa’s Diary’

Best Writer: ‘Vaya’

Best Supporting Actress: Ebele Okaro – ‘Four One Love’

Best Supporting Actor In A Drama (Movie/TV series): Rotimi Salami – ‘Just Not Married’

Best Actor in a comedy: Imeh Bishop Umoh – ‘The Boss is Mine’

Best Actress in a comedy: ‘Funke Akindele’

Winner for the Best Movie: East Africa – ‘Sarika Hemi Lakhani’

Best Movie West Africa: ‘Oloibiri’

Best Movie South Africa: ‘All about love’

Best Overall Movie: Adonijah Owiriwa And Izu Ojukwu- ‘76’

Best Director: Izu Ojukwu – ‘76’

Best Actress in a Drama (Movies/TV Series): Rita Dominic – ‘76’

Best Actor in a Drama (Movies/TV Series): Sambasa Nzeribe

AMVCA2017 Industry Merit award: Chika Okpala

Trailblazer award: Somkele Iyamah-Idhalama


Sambassa Nzeribe


Somkele Iyamah-Idhalama

  
Rita Dominic                                  Izu Ojukwu


Chief Chika Okpala receiving his Industry Merit Award