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AMVCA 2017: Full list of winners


The just concluded 2017 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards (AMVCA) saw Izu Ojukwu‘s ’76 take home the most awards (five), including Best Overall Movie, Best Director and Best Actress.

AMVCA 2017: Through the eyes of the viewers
Take a look at the full list of winners from the ceremony which took place at Eko Hotels, Lagos on Saturday, March 4, 2017.

Best Make-up Artist (Movie/TV Series)
Hakeem Onilogbo Ajibola and Perekeme Odon – Oloibiri

Best Costume Design
Pat Egwurube – ’76

Best Art Director
Pat Nebo- 76

Best Sound Editor (Movie/TV Series)
Guy Steer – Vaya

Best Picture Editor (Movie/TV Series)
Nnodim Chigozie and Paula Peterson – Oloibiri
Olu Jacobs and Taiwo Ajayi Lycett on set of Oloibiri

Best Lighting Designer (Movie/TV Series)
Elliot Sewape – 93 Days

Best Cinematographer
Lance Gewer – Happiness is a Four Letter Word

Best Short Film or Online Video
Cat Face – Ogo Okpue

Best Documentary
Alison – Uga Carlini

Best Actress in a Comedy (Mnet Original Series)
Deborah Anungwa – Hustle

Best Actor  in a Comedy (Mnet Original Series)
Samuel Ajibola – Johnsons

Best Actress in a Drama (Mnet Original Series)

Meg Otanwa – Hush

Best Actor in a Drama (Mnet Original Series)
David Jones David – Hotel Majestic

Mnet Original Best Comedy Series
The Johnsons

Mnet Original Best Drama Series
Tinsel

Best Indigenous Language Movie or TV Series (Swahili)
Zilizala

Best Indigenous Language Movie or TV Series (Hausa)
Yaki Da Zuciya – Tijjani Shehu Yahaya

Best Indigenous Language Movie or TV Series (Yoruba)
Somewhere in the Dark – Jumoke Odetola and Abiodun Jimoh

Best Indigenous Language Movie or TV Series (Igbo)
Amonye Bu Onye – Crey Ahanonu

Best Soundtrack/Original Score
Michael Ogunlade – The Encounter

Best TV Series
Jenifa’s Diary – Funke Akindele

Best Writer(s) in a Movie or TV Series
Craig Freimond, Tshabalira Lebakeng, Anthony Mafela, David Majoka, Madoda Ntuli, Harriet Perlman and Robbie Thorpe – Vaya

Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Movie or TV Series

Ebele Okaro Onyuike – Four One Love

Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Movie or TV Series

Rotimi Salami – Just Not Married

Best Actress in a Comedy Movie or TV Series
Funke Akindele – Jenifa’s Diary
Funke Akindele won Best Actress in a Comedy while her series, Jenifa’s Diary also won Best TV Series

Best Actor in a Comedy Movie or TV Series
Imeh Bishop Umoh – The Boss Is Mine

AMVCA Trailblazer Award
Somkele Iyamah-Idhalama

AMVCA Industry Merit Award
Chika ‘Zebrudaya’ Okpala

Best Movie (East Africa)
Kati Kati – Sarika Hemi Lakhani

Best Movie (West Africa)
Oloibiri – Rogers Ofime

Best Movie (Southern Africa)
All About Love – Elvis Chuks

Best Actress in a Drama Movie or TV Series
Rita Dominic – ’76
Rita Dominic emerged Best Actress

Best Actor in a Drama Movie or TV Series
Sambasa Nzeribe – Slow Country

Best Director
Izu Ojukwu – ’76

Best Overall Movie
’76 – Adonijah Owiriwa and Izu Ojukwu