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#AMVCA2017: ’76 wins Overall Best Movie, See full list of Winners

Mfonobong Akpan

The fifth edition of the prestigious Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards (AMVCAs) held Saturday, March 4, 2017 at Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island Lagos. The awards night was hosted by IK Osakioduwa and Minenhle ‘Minnie’ Dlamini.

Funke Akindele walked away with two awards for Best Actress in Comedy and Best TV Series (Jenifa’s Diary), Rita Dominic won Best Actress in Drama for ’76, the movie which won the coveted Overall Best Movie. Chief Chika Okpala was honoured with the AMVCA2017 Industry Merit Award, while Somkele Idhalama won Trailblazer Award.

Take a look at the full winners list below:

#AMVCA2017: ’76 wins Overall Best Movie, See full list of Winners

Best Supporting Actress

Ivie Okujaye – Something Wicked

Somkele Idhalama – 93 Days

Adunni Ade – It’s Her Day

Ebele Okaro – Four One Love (Winner)

Kehinde Bankole – 8 Bars and a Clef

Khanyi Mbau – Happiness is a Four Letter Word

Namonde Mbusi – Vaya

Best Supporting Actor In A Drama (Movie/TV series)

Gideon Okeke – 93 Days

Warren Masemole – Vaya

Kofi Adjorlolo – Ghana Must Go

Mpho Sebeng – The Jakes Are Missing

Rotimi Salami – Just Not Married (Winner)

Nkem Owoh – Ghana Must Go

Elsaphan Njora – Kati Kati

#AMVCA2017: ’76 wins Overall Best Movie, See full list of Winners

Best Art Director

76 – Pat Nebo (Winner)

93 Days – Bola Bello

Oloibiri – Chima Adighije

Happiness is a Four Letter Word – Gary Smith

Ghana Must Go – Godwin Ashong

Best Soundtrack/ Original Score

Oloibiri – Rex Ricketts

93 Days – George Kallis, Tunde Jegede and Banky W

No Good Turn – Brymo

The Encounter – Michael ‘The Truth’ Ogunlade (Winner)

76 – Hyacinth Ogbu, Daps Agwom, Ukachi Nnachi

Best Cinematographer

Mrs Right Guy – Adze Ugah

93 Days – Yinka Edward

Happiness is a Four Letter Word – Lance Gewer (Winner)

Oloibiri – Curtis Graham

76 – Yinka Edward

Best Actress in a Drama (Movies/TV Series)

Bimbo Akintola – 93 Days

Ivie Okujaye – Slow Country

Rita Dominic – 76 (Winner)

Adesua Etomi – The Arbitration

Zimkhita Nyoka – Vaya

Meg Ottamwa – Derailed

Hannah Ojo – Love is A Prank

Best Actor in  a Drama

RMD – Oloibiri

Ramsey Nouah – 76

Sambasa Nzeribe – Slow Country (Winner)

Gregory Ojefua – The Encounter

Olu Jacobs – Oloibiri

Femi Jacobs –  Femi Jacobs

Best Actress in a Comedy

Tina Mba – Meet the In-Laws

Uche Jombo – Wives on Strike

Dineo Moeketsi – Mrs Right Guy

Chioma Akpotha – Wives on Strike

Funke Akindele Bello – Jenifa’s Diary (Winner)

Funke Akindele – A Trip to Jamaica

Omoni Oboli – Wives on Strike

#AMVCA2017: ’76 wins Overall Best Movie, See full list of Winners

Best Actor in a Comedy

Imeh Umoh Bishop – The Boss is Mine (Winner)

Ayo Makun – A Trip to Jamaica

Bovi Ugboma – It’s Her Day

Blossom Chukwujekwu – Ghana Must Go

Mike Ezuruonye – Brother Jekwu

Okey Uzoeshi – The Life of a Nigerian Couple

Amechi Munagor – Meet the In-Laws

Best Writer

76 – Emmanuel Okomaiyi

The CEO – Tunde Babalola

A Trip to Jamaica – AY Makun

Oloibiri – Samantha Iwowo

Ghana Must Go – Tunde Babalolo

Vaya – Akin Omotoso (Winner)

Best Movie West Africa

93 Days

76

Oloibiri (Winner)

A Trip to Jamaica

The CEO

Best Movie South Africa

Mrs Right Guy

Happiness is a Four Letter Word

Vaya

The Jakes are Missing

All About Love – Elvis Chucks (Winner)

Best Movie East Africa

Aisha

Naomba Niseme

Kati Kati –  Sarika Hemi Lakhani (Winner)

Epidemic

Homecoming

Best Overall Movie

Mrs Right Guy

Happiness is a Four Letter Word

Aisha

93 Days

76 (Winner)

Naomba Niseme

Best Short Film or Online Video

Ireti

Loot

Meet the Parents

Cat Face (Winner)

Light Diaries: Spin Around

Best Documentary

Roots Gambia

Makoko: Futures Afloat

Alison (Winner)

Amaka’s Kin: The Women of Nollywood

Petra’s Nebatean Heritage

Best Picture Editor (Movie/TV series)

Oloibiri – Nnodim Chigozie, Paula Peterson (Winner)

Vaya – Vuyani Sondlo

76 – Emeka Ojukwu

Happiness is a Four Letter Word – Nicholas Costaras, Melanie Jankes Golden

93 Days – Antonio Ribeiro

#AMVCA2017: ’76 wins Overall Best Movie, See full list of Winners

Best Costume Designer

76 – Pat Egwurube (Winner)

Oloibiri – Dele Akinleye, Chelsea Oliver

Ghana Must Go – Chiemela Nwagboso, Asantewa Clara Adjoa

Casino – Shileola Ibironke, Mojisola Sapara

King Invincible – Obijie

Best Indigenous Language  TV series/movies (Igbo)

Amoye-Bu-Onye – Crey Ahanonu (Winner)

Obi-Eze

Obi Nwanyi

Mmakwara series

Ikpe Omuma

Best Indigenous Language  TV series/movies (Hausa)

Salim

Mafarin Tafiya

Yaki Da Zuciya – Tijjani Shuhu Yahaya – (Winner)

Maula

Best Indigenous Language  TV series/movies (Yoruba)

Somwhere in The Dark – Abiodun Jimoh, Jumoke Odetola (Winner)

Ode Iku – Samsideen Adesiyan

Ajoke Aiye – Olaide Olabanji

Tobajewo – Omirefa Titus

Iman – Oluwatoyin Bankole

Best Indigenous Language  TV series/movies (Swahili)

Siri Ya Mtungi

Mganga Bomba

Fihi

Zilizala – Daudi Otieno Anguka (Winner)

Urembo

Best TV series

Jenifa’s Diary (Winner)

Sokhulu and Partners season 3

Duplicity

Beneath the Lies

Beyond Your Sight: The Police Story

Best Lighthing Designer (Movies/TV series)

93 Days – Elliot Sewape – (Winner)

Oloibiri – Amisu Alade, Edwin Lau

76 – Yinka Edwards

Happiness Is A Four Letter Word – Lance Gewer Sasc

A Trip To Jamaica – Fabian Hooks

Best Sound Editor (Movies/TV series)

93 Days – Pius Fatoke, Mzukisi Mtshiselo

Oloibiri – Mike Barnitt

76 – Solomon Emmanuel

Mrs Right Guy – Jean Niemandt

Vaya – Guy Steer, Richard Mohlari, Dave Hawkins (Winner)

Best Make Up Artiste (Movies/TV series)

76 – Chinwe Elovah

Oloibiri – Hakeem Onilogbo Ajibola, Perekeme Odon (Winner)

Umililo – Ronwyn Jarrett

93 Days – Thema Ozzy Smith, Lola Maja-Okojevoh, Adetunmi Imoteda

Happiness Is A Four Letter Word- Dianne Allen

Best Director

Mrs Right Guy – Adze Ugah

93Days – Steve Gukas

Oloibiri – Curtis Graham

76 – Izu Ojukwu (Winner)

A Trip to Jamaica – Robert O Peters

Ghana Must Go – Frank Rajah

#AMVCA2017: ’76 wins Overall Best Movie, See full list of Winners

Recognition Award for M-Net Original Series

Best M-Net Comedy Series Award – ‘The Johnsons’ (Winner)

Best M-Net Drama Series Award – ‘Tinsel’ –(Winner)

Best Actor in Drama Series Award – David Jones David for ‘Hush’

Best Actress in Drama Series – Meg Otanwa for ‘Hush’

Best Actor in Comedy – Samuel Ajibola aka ‘Spiff’ for ‘The Johnsons’

Best Actress in Comedy – Deborah Anungwa for ‘Hustle’