AMVCA: Funke Akindele ‘Omo Ghetto’, ‘Amina’ lead nominations [full list]

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The nominees for the eighth Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards (AMVCA) have been released.

Nollywood actress, Funke Akindele bagged nine nominations, including Best actress, for her movie ‘Omo Ghetto’.

Izu Ojukwu’s historical drama ‘Amina’ was the highest nominated film, with 12 nominations in major categories, followed by Funke Akindele, JJC Skillz’ ‘Omo Ghetto: The Saga’with 9 nominations, then Ramsey Nouah’s ‘Rattlesnake: “The Ahanna Story’ with 10 nominations.”

For this year’s award, the organizers introduced a new category ‘Best social media content creator’, which had the likes of Mr Macaroni, Sabinus, among the nominees.

An eight-day event will precede the main event slated for May 14, 2022.

See the full list of Nominees:

Best Actress in a Comedy

Bimbo Ademoye – Breaded Life
Bisola Aiyeola -Dwindle
Funke Akindele – Omo Ghetto
Nancy Isime – Kambili
Sarah Hassan – Just In Time

Best Actor in a Comedy

Shawn Faqua -Soole
Deyemi Okanlawon – Omo Ghetto: The Saga
Gideon Okeke -Loving Rona
Samuel Perry ‘Broda Shaggi’ – Dwindle
Femi Adebayo – Progressive Tailor’s Club
Williams Uchemba -Dear Affy
Timini Egbuson -Ponzi

Best Supporting Actor (Movie or TV Series)

Bucci Franklin – Rattlesnake: The Ahanna Story
Odunlade Adekola -Jankariwo
Eric Roberts – A Soldier’s Story
Adjetey Anang – Gold Coast Lounge
Amina – Magaji Mijinyawa
Yemi Blaq -The New Normal
Tope Tedela -Country Hard

Best Supporting Actress (Movie or TV Series)

Bisola Aiyeola -Sugar Rush
Mercy Johnson Okojie -The New Normal
Mumbi Maina -La Femme Anjola
Enado Odigie – The New Normal
Omowunmi Dada -Country Hard
Clarion Chukwurah -Amina
Chioma Chukwuka Akpotha – Omo Ghetto: The Saga

Best Online Content Creator

Mr Macaroni
Tee Kuro
Bukunmi Adeaga-Ilori
Oga Sabinus
Jacqueline Suowari
Eden Victor
Elozonam

Best Short Film or Online Video

Something About Zee
Fractured
Ounje Ale
Koro
Kiitan
Dices
I am the prostitute mama described

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Best Actor in a Drama

Stan Nze – Rattlesnake: The Ahanna Story
Uzee Usman – Voiceless
Gabriel Afolayan – For Maria Ebun Pataki
Femi Jacobs – Introducing the Kujus
Efa Iwara – This Lady Called Life
Enyinna Nwigwe – Dear Affy
Timini Egbuson – Introducing the Kujus

Best Actress in a Drama

Asabe Madaki – Voiceless
Osas Ighodaro – Rattlesnake
Meg Otanwa – For Maria Ebun Pataki
Bisola Aiyeola -This Lady Called Life
Nancy Isime – Superstar
Genoveva Umeh – A Tune Away
Kehinde Bankole – Dear Affy

Best Movie (Southern Africa)

Hairareb
Black Dollar
Paul S. Wilo
Veza The Unfolding

Best Movie (East Africa)

The Girl In The Yellow Jumpe
A Grand Little Lie
My Husband’s Wife
Just In Time
Ugonwa Wa Kifo
Beautiful Ashes

Best Movie West Africa

Tainted Canvas
Collision Course
Amina
Rattlesnake
Omo Ghetto
Breaded Life
Nneka The Pretty Serpent

Best TV Series (Drama or Comedy)

The Mystic River
The Smart Money Woman
Rumour Has It (S3)
My Name Is A-Zed
Butuku
Jenifa’s Diary

Best Cinematographer

Muhammed Attah Ahmed – Rattlesnake: The Ahanna Story
James Amuta – Collision Course
Peter Kreil, Wale Adebayo, Samuel Jonathan, Moruf Fadaro – Amina
Samuel Jonathan, Moruf Fadaro – The Mystic River
John Njaga Demps – Nneka The Pretty Serpent
Victoria Mbogo – Just in Time

Best Lighting Design

Stanley Idegbu Okechukwu – Amina
Yemi Awoponle – The Mystic River
Mathew Yusuf – Rattlesnake: The Ahanna Story
Jaco Strauss – The White Line
Godwin Lawani – Light In The Dark
Mathew Yusuf – Nneka The Pretty Serpent
Fei Mustafa – Dear Affy

Best Makeup

Gift Ameh – Voiceless
Dagogo Diminas, Gabriel Okorie Gabazzini – Amina
Balogun Abiodun – Omo Ghetto: The Saga
Ugochinyere Ihendi – Nneka The Pretty Serpent
Adewunmi Fatai, Ayobami Abolarin – Peregun
Carina Ojoko -Rattlesnake: The Ahanna Story
Abiola Popoola – La Femme Anjola

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