The eight edition of the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards (AMVCA) indeed was a night for the stars as the movies Rattle Snake: The Ahanna Story and Amina won five awards including Best Director while Amina won four awards including Overall Movie category.
The award held at the Eko Hotel attracted who is who in the movie Industry across Africa. The veteran thespian, Taiwo Ajayi Lycett was honoured with the Industry Merit Award.
Actors that smiled home with an ward for the first time include Osas Ighodaro who won both Best Actress in a drama as well as carrying the Best Dressed Female award, Omowunmi Dada won Best Supporting Actress, Stan Nze won Best Actor in a Drama.
Popular skit comedian, Samuel Perry, popularly known as Broda Shaggy, won Best Actor in a Comedy and Oga Sabinus won in the new category, Best social online content creator.
Lagbaja and Rema combined to entertain the audience while D’Banj rounded the award night with great music. The AMVCA is organised by leading Pay TV, MultiChoice.
Here is the full list of winners for the AMVCA 2022
Best actress in a comedy: Funke Akindele Bello (Omo Ghetto: The Saga).
Best actor in a comedy: Samuel Perry ‘Broda Shaggi’ (Dwindle).
Best supporting actress: Omowunmi Dada (Country Hard).
Best supporting actor: Odunlade Adekola (Jankariwo).
Best actress in a drama: Osas Ighodaro (Rattlesnake).
Best actor in a drama: Stan Nze (Rattlesnake): The Ahanna Story).
Best short film or online video: Taiwo Ogunnimo (I am the prostitute Mama described)
Best Indigenous language (Yoruba): Alaise – David Akande, Demola Yusuf, Edgard Leroy.
Best indigenous language (Hausa): Voiceless – Rogers Ofime
Best Indigenous language (Igbo): Nne-Ka – Uche Nnanna Maduka.
Best Indigenous language (Swahili): Obambo (Freddy Feruzi).
Best art director (Movie or TV Series): Tunji Afolayan – Amina
Best costume designer: Millicent T. Jack (Amina).
Best lighting designer: Matthew Yusuf (Nneka the pretty serpent).
Best picture editor: Tunde Apalowo (Maria Ebun Pataki).
Best sound editor: Jim Lively and James Nelson (Amina).
Best soundtrack: Pascal Aka, Raquel – Gold Coast Lounge
Best Makeup: Balogun Abiodun (Omo Ghetto The Saga).
Best Writer: Oiseomaye, Donald Tombia, Biodun Stephen (Introducing the Kujus).
Best Cinematographer: Muhammed Atta Ahmed (Rattle Snake).
Best movie Southern Africa: Hairareb – Dantagos Jimmy Melani
Best movie East Africa: The Girl In The Yellow Jumper – Morocco Omari
Best movie West Africa: Collision Course – Bolanle Austen-Peters, Joseph Umoibom
Best Television series: (Drama or Comedy)- The Mystic River – Rogers Ofime.
The Multichoice talent factory: Engaito by Daisy Masembe
Best Documentary: If Objects Could Speak – Saitabao Kaiyare, Mumo Liku Elena Schilling, Daniela Fritz, Ann Katrina Boberg.
Best social online content creator: Oga Sabinus
Best Africa Magic Original Drama series: Rishante – Dimbo Atiya
Best Africa Magic Original Comedy series: The Johnsons – Roger Ofime.
Industry Merit Award: Taiwo Ajayo-Lycett
Trailblazer Award: Teniola Aladese.
Best Director (Movie): Ramsey Nouah.
Best Overall Movie: Amina by Izu Ojukwu and Okey OgunjiofoFollow us on social media