Jackie Appiah, Majid Michel,Yvonne Okoro Nominated For (AMVCAs)

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Nominees for the second edition of the prestigious AfricaMagic Viewers’ Choice Awards (AMVCAs) have been revealed and Yvonne Okoro’s first self-produced movie, Contract received multiple nominations for Ghana including Best Film and Best Director for Shirley Frimpong-Manso. The announcement was made during AfricaMagic’s 10th Anniversary celebration event which took place tonight at the Landmark Village in Victoria Island, Lagos.

Announcing the nominees was the duo of Vimbai Mutinhiri and Lawrence Maleka during a special 90-minute edition of their entertainment roundup show, Star Gist. Big Brother Africa’s IK Osakioduwa also made a special appearance on the show which was broadcast live on AfricaMagic across 52 countries.

With 27 categories in total, the AMVCAs this year include 9 categories where viewers have the power to select the winner by voting via SMS or online at www.amvcaawards.dstv.com. The winners in the other technically focused categories will be selected by an expert panel of judges.

The nominees for the 2014 AMVCAs are:

BEST MAKE-UP ARTIST


Elayne Okaya – Nairobi Half Life
Olabimpe Cole – Lekki Wives
Alex Gakumo – Sumu La Penzi Episode 1 Season 1
Michael Wawuyo – The Felistas Fable
Rehema Samo – Siri Ya Mtungi
Israel Moses – A Wish
Rosemary Obika – Redemption

BEST COSTUME DESIGNER


Adeola Ramonu – Adebola  Omo Oba
Doreen Estazia Noni – Siri Ya Mtungi
Catherine Kibugi – Sumu La Penzi Episode 5
Ruth Ndulu Maingi – Lies That Bind Episode 2 Season 2
Chiemela Nwagboso – The Kingdom

BEST LIGHTING DESIGNER


Don Izuchukwu Anozie – Brother’s Keeper
Godwin Daniel – Living Funeral
Ifeoluwa Balogun – The Benjamins
Mohamed Zain – Nairobi Half Life
Eric  Aghimien – A Mile from Home

BEST VIDEO EDITOR

Ben Nugent & Obi Emelonye – Last Flight to Abuja
Austin Faani Ikechukwu – Battle For Wealth
Shirley Frimpong-Manso – Contract
Chucks Madu Success – Oga On Top
Jack Esterhuizen – Love Games Episode 25

BEST SOUND EDITOR


Sola Awoponle – Ilari
Obi Emelonye – Last Flight to Abuja
Jordan Riber – Siri Ya Mtungi
Carl Raccah – Journey to Self
Maurice Kings – Murder at Prime Suites
Paul Apel – Blue Flames

BEST ART DIRECTOR


Barbara Minishi – Nairobi Half Life
Ken Attoh & Shirley Frimpong-Manso – Contract
Shirley Frimpong-Manso – Adams Apples Miniseries Part 1 & 2
Kyle Quint – Siri Ya Mtungi
Frank Rajah Arase – The Price

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHER

James Michael Costello – Last Flight to Abuja
Christian Almesberger – Nairobi Half Life
Idhebor Kagho – Living Funeral
Imoh Umoren – Have A Nice Day
Themba Masondo – Taxi Ride

BEST WRITER (COMEDY)

Jigi Bello – Flower Girl
Jahmal Holland – Still Standing
Ohis Udofia – Kuti’s Career Palace
Patrick Onyeka – The Place
Seun Arowojolu – Squatterz

BEST WRITER (DRAMA)

Shirley Frimpong-Manso & Hertey Owusu – Contract
Patrick Yaadar & Andy Boyo     – Off The Hook
Akpor Kagho – Living Funeral
Fatima Jabbe – Battered
Pascal Amanfo – Single and Married

BEST INDIGENOUS LANGUAGE (HAUSA)

Yasin Auwal/Umar K/Mazugal – Wana Gari 1 & 2
Hafizu Bello – Bakin Kishi
Abba Muko Yakassai – Habib
Nasir Sa’ad Gwangwazo – Ruwan Jakara
Mikail I. Bin Hassan – Kurman Gari

BEST INDIGENOUS LANGUAGE (YORUBA)

Afeez Eniola – Arinnakore
Mercy Aigbe – Komfo
Abdulrasaq Abdullahi – Edidi
Olatunji Akeem Balogun – Aye Kooto
Olatunji Akeem Balogun – Mufu Olosa Oloko

BEST INDIGENOUS LANGUAGE (SWAHILI)

Edwin Maina Kariuki – Nairobi Half Life
Jordan Riber – Siri Ya Mtungi
Ann Hamberger – Nina
Njoki Muhoho – Mama Duka
Musa Venerable Mziba – Vagabond

BEST DOCUMENTARY

Dr Gilbert Chigbo – The Deadwood
Sonia Maingi – Tumanka Goes To School
Peter Murimi – Matatu: My Life, My Art
Peter Murimi – Guardians of the Wild
David Campbell – Shamba Shape Up

BEST SHORT FILM

Vincent Moloi – Berea
Amarachukwu Onoh – Mother Tongue
Amil Shivji – Shoeshine
Walter ‘Waltbanger’ Taylaur – The Wages
Enuma Chigbo – The Deadwood

BEST TELEVISION SERIES COMEDY / DRAMA

Grace Kahaki Munthali – Prem Episode 2
Catherine Phiri – Love Games Episode 6
John Riber – Siri Ya Mtungi
Paul Igwe – The Benjamins
Benson Akindeju – Nowhere To Be Found

BEST MOVIE DIRECTOR

Obi Emelonye – Last Flight to Abuja
Tosh Gitonga – Nairobi Half Life
Shirley Frimpong-Manso – Contract
Udoka Oyeka – Living Funeral
Frank Rajah Arase – Price
Amil Shivji – Shoeshine

BEST MOVIE 2013

Obi Emelonye – Last Flight to Abuja
Udoka Oyeka & Orode Ryan – Living Funeral
Shirley Frimpong-Manso, Yvonne Okoro & Ken Attoh – Contract
Michelle Bello – Flower Girl
James Omokwe – Awakening
ellagabs at 10:20 AM, 6 Dec 13 (3 years ago)
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and so?
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paulohking at 10:40 AM, 6 Dec 13 (3 years ago)
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 Roll Eyes
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sucre4u at 11:01 AM, 6 Dec 13 (3 years ago)
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Ok o
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dareper at 11:38 AM, 6 Dec 13 (3 years ago)
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That's for ghana only
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osamabinladin at 11:49 AM, 6 Dec 13 (3 years ago)
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Alright !
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Lekan22 at 12:48 PM, 6 Dec 13 (3 years ago)
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interpo777 at 02:22 PM, 6 Dec 13 (3 years ago)
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cocoeni at 04:31 PM, 6 Dec 13 (3 years ago)
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gmarley at 08:16 PM, 6 Dec 13 (3 years ago)
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okay
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austinewyse at 09:37 AM, 7 Dec 13 (3 years ago)
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ok
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winace at 03:24 PM, 7 Dec 13 (3 years ago)
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Am luking forward for u winning again Jackie. U are a star
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