Kunle Afolayan, Frank Donga, Mercy Johnson, IK Ogbonna, , OC Ukeje, Joselyn Dumas, Others Bag #AMVCA2015 Nominations



    The nominees for the third Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards (AMVCAs) brought to viewers by AfricaMagic in association with MultiChoice Africa and the headline sponsor, Amstel Malta, have been revealed. The much-anticipated announcement was made by popular TV personalities, Nick Mutuma ofMashariki Mix and Sika Osei of 53 Extra on Wednesday, the 10th of December 2014 at 20:30 CAT during a special live broadcast on all Africa Magic and Maisha Magic channels.

    Leading the nominees with an impressive eight nods was the Nigerian psychological thriller, October 1, followed by the critically acclaimed action crime thriller, A Place in the Stars, nipping at its heels with seven nominations. Both movies will go head-to-head in the coveted Best Movie (Drama) and Best Movie of 2014 categories.

    Popular Nigerian actress, Rita Dominic, whose film The Meeting also received a noteworthy number of nominations, is in the running for Best Actress in two categories – the Comedy category for her role in The Meetingwhile her drama film Iyore, put her in the running for Best Actress in a Drama.

    Other actors and actress who received nominations include Gideon Okeke, Richard Mofe Damijo, Frank Donga, Mercy Johnson, IK Ogbonna, Kunle Afolayan, Ireti Doyle, Wale Ojo, Mike Ezuruonye, OC Ukeje, Ivie Okujaye, Joselyn Dumas, Linda Ejiofor and more.

    It’s game, set, match for the nominees who are scheduled to celebrate each other at the 2015 AMVCAs ceremony on 7 March 2015.

    The nominees for the 2015 AMVCAs are:

    Best Actor in a Comedy

    The Interview (Frank Donga) – Kunle Idowu

    The Meeting – Femi Jacobs

    Meet the Adebanjos – Wale Ojo

    Horn Free Day- Kelechi Udegbe

    Fundi-Mentals – Gerald Langiri

    The Last 3 Digits Nonso Diobi

    Best Actress in a Comedy

    Folly – Joke Silva

    When Love Happens – Weruche Opia

    The Meeting – Rita Dominic

    A Letter from Adam – Lydia Forson

    I Come Lagos – Nse Ikpe Etim

    Best Actor in a Drama

    A Place in the Stars – Gideon Eche-Okeke

    Honeymoon Hotel – IK Ogbonna

    Unforgivable – Mike Ezuruonye

    Devil In The Detail – Adjetey Anang

    Brave – Wole Ojo

    Confusion Na Wa – OC Ukeje

    Secret Room – O.C Ukeje

    Best Actress in a Drama

    Make.A.Move – Ivie Okujaye

    Iyore – Rita Dominic

    A Place in the Stars – Amaka Mgbor

    Love or Something like That – Joselyn Dumas

    October 1 – Kehinde Bankole

    Reflections – Aisha Kamara

    Best Art Director (Movie/ TV)

    October 1 – Pat Nebo

    Secret Room – Crey Ahanonu/Simon Peacemaker

    Veve – Ayako Bertolli

    Verdict            – Stanlee Ohikhuare

    Prince of Barmah – Frank Rajah Arase

    Best Cinematographer (Movie/ TV)

    October 1 – Yinka Edward

    A Place in the Stars – John Demps/ Harald Beeker/ Manuel Lapiere

    The Antique – Dj Tee

    Verdict            – Stanlee Ohikhuare

    Secret Room – Lukman Abdulraman/Simon Peacemaker

    Best Comedy Writer (Movie/ TV)

    The Meeting – Tunde Babalola

    Clinic Matters Episode 203 – Adekunle Salawu

    When Love Comes Around – Zynnell Zuh and David Amah

    When Love Happens – Seyi Babatope/Diche Enuwa/Temitope Bolade

    A Letter from Adam – Lydia Forson

     Best Costume Designer (Movie/ TV)

    October 1 – Deola Sagoe/Obijei Oru

    Dazzling Mirage – Adebimpe Adebambo

    Rush TV Series            -Tiona Wangechi

    Love or Something like That – Nana Akua Manso

    Under Your Skin – Ngozi Jombo

    Best Documentary

    The Gift of the Nile – Yvonne Bassey

    These Past Times – Katman

    Shashamane Southern Ethiopia – Yvonne Bassey

    Paradox Of Life – Katman Dayil

    The Masai Mara Adventure – Yvonne Bassey

    Best Drama Writer (Movie/ TV)

    A Place in the Stars – Ita Hozaife And J.K. Amalou

    Devil in the Detail – Shirley Frimpong-Manso

    Iyore – Frank Rajah Arase

    Yellow Cassava – Damijo Efe Young

    October 1 – Tunde Babalola

    Best Lighting Designer

    October 1 – Lanre Omofaye

    The Antique – Dj Tee

    Verdict            – Stanlee Ohikhuare

    Fundi-Mentals – John Wambugu

    Tales of Eve – Caged Tajudeen Abdulazeez

    Best Local Language Hausa

    Bincike            – Hafizu Bello/Abubakar Bashir

    Maja    – Abba Miko Yakassai

    Shagun Doka – Andrew Ohio Ohiorenoya

    Mai Farin Jini –            Uzee Concept

    Ni Da Matata –            Abba Miko Yakassai

    Best Local Language Igbo

    B For Boy -Uche Nwa dili

    Onye Ozi (The Messenger) -Obi Emelonye

    Har Da Mijina – Uzee Concept

    Olanma – Onyekachukwu Okeke

    Saint Ossai – Collins Ezenwa

     Best Local Language SWAHILI

    Network – John Kallage

    Veve    – Sarika Hemi Lakhani

    Mama Duka    – Njoki Muhoho

    Almasi – Almasi

    Mdundiko – Timothy Conrad

    Best Local Language YORUBA

    Olosa   – Temitayo Adeniyi

    Dagbere – Oluwole Cole

    Dada Oni Paki -Fidelis Duker

    Alakada 2 – Alakada2

    Iya Alalake – Faithia Balogun

    Best Make-Up Artist

    October 1 – Sacred

    Verdict            – Stanlee Ohikhuare

    Iyore – Matthew Alechenu Hyacient

    A Place In The Stars – Chinwem Elevoh / Sandra Udoewah

    The Meeting – Juliette Okoli

    Best Movie (Comedy)

    The Meeting – Rita Dominic

    A Letter from Adam – A Letter From Adam

    The Meeting – Mildred Okwo

    30 Days in Atlanta – 30 Days In Atlanta

    Jand Hustle – Ehizojie Ojesebholo

    Best Movie (Drama)

    Devil in the Detail – Devil in the Detail

    Invasion 1897 – Lancelot Oduwa Imasuen

    Secret Room   – Simon Peacemaker/ Crey Ahanonu

    A Place in the Stars  – A Place In The Stars

    October 1 – Kunle Afolayan

    Make.A.Move – Make.A.Move

    Best Movie Director

    Invasion 1897 – Lancelot Oduwa Imasuen

    A Place in the Stars – Steve Gukas

    Secret Room – Eneaji Chris

    Verdict            – Stanlee Ohikhuare

    Potomanto – Potomanto

    Best New Media-Online

    Verdict – Stanlee Ohikhuare

    Ogas at the Top – Marie Lora-Mungai

    Leeway – Eric Aghimien

    Hard Times – Imoh Umoren

    Between The Lines – Likarion Wainaina

    Best Movie Of 2014

    Invasion 1897 – Lancelot Oduwa Imasuen

    Yellow Cassava – Zeb Ejiro

    October 1 – Kunle Afolayan

    A Place in the Stars – A Place In The Stars

    Iyore – Frank Rajah Arase

    Best Short Film

    Verdict            – Stanlee Ohikhuare

    Not Right – Not Right

    Brave – Lowladee (Adeleke Dolapo)

    Oblivious – Kiki Omeili

    The Throne – Jibril Mailafia

    Best Sound Editing

    A Place in the Stars – Susan Penington

    October 1 – Kulanen Ikyo

    Render To Caesar – Michael Ogunlade

    Gidi Up – Muhammed Atta & Jadesola Osiberu

    Love or Something like That   Kofi Boachie-Ansah

    The Antique – Flo

    Best Video Editor

    A Place in the Stars – Antonio Ribeiro

    Veve – Roselidah Taabu Obala

    October 1 – Mike Steve-Adeleye

    Devil in the Detail – Nana Akua Manso

    Reflections – Victoria Akujobi

    Best Supporting Actress

    30 Days in Atlanta – Ada Ameh

    The Meeting – Linda Ejiofor

    30 Days in Atlanta – Ese

    Gidi Up – Iretiola Doyle

    Confusion Na Wa – Tunde Aladese

     Best Supporting Actor

    A Place in the Stars – Segun Arinze

    30 Days in Atlanta – Richard Mofe Damijo

    Iyore – Yemi Blaq

    Knocking On Heaven’s Door – Blossom Chukwujekwu

    When Love Happens – O. C. Ukeje

    Best Television Series

    The Xyz Show – Godfrey  Mwampembwa

    Jack Okell – Georgia Arnold

    Rush TV Series – Rush Series

    Gidi Up – Jadesola Osiberu

    Maliposa – Mingeli Palata

    Public voting is now open and will close on the 28 February 2015. Click here to vote.



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