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2017 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards

The 2017 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards (AMVCA) was held on March 5, 2017 at the Eko Hotels and Suites in Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria.[1]

5th Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards
Date5 March 2017
SiteEko Hotels and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos, Lagos State, Nigeria
Organized byMultichoice Africa

Nominees were revealed on December 14, 2016. In the event, Several top stars and top movies were nominated part of which was the movie ’76 got a record-breaking 14 nominations.[2]

AwardsEdit

Best Movie (South Africa) Best Movie (East Africa)
  • All About Love (Elvis Chuks)
  • Mrs Right Guy (Dumisani Gumbi)
  • Happiness Is a Four-letter Word (Bongiwe Selane, Junaid Ahmed, Helena Spring)
  • Vaya (Rethabile Molatela Mothobi)
  • The Jakes Are Missing (Bianca Isaac)
  • Kati Kati (Sarika Hemi Lakhani)
  • Aisha (Amil Shivji)
  • Naomba Niseme (Staford Kihore)
  • Epidemic (Mageye Hassan)
  • Homecoming (Seko Shamte)
Best Supporting Actress Best Supporting Actor Movie/TV series
Best Art Director Best Sound Track
  • The Encounter (Michael ‘The Truth’ Ogunlade)
  • Oloibiri (film) (Rex Ricketts)
  • 93 Days (George Kallis, Tunde Jegede and Banky W)
  • No Good Turn (Brymo)
  • '76 (Hyacinth Ogbu, Daps Agwom, Ukachi Nnachi)
Best Actress in a Drama Best Actor in a Drama
Best Cinematography Best Actress in a Comedy
Best Writer Best Actor in a Comedy
Best Movie West Africa Best Short Film or Online Video
Best Documentary Best Picture Director
  • Alison
  • Roots Gambia
  • Makoko: Futures A float
  • Amaka's Kin: The Women of Nollywood
  • Petra's Nebatean Heritage
Best Costume Design Best Make Up
Best Sound Editing Best Picture Editing
  • Richard Mohlari / Dave Hawkins – Vaya (film)
  • Mike Barnitt – Oloibiri (film)
  • Pius Fatoke / Mzukisi Mtshiselo – 93 Days
  • Solomon Emmanuel – '76
  • Jean Niemandt – Mrs Right Guy
Best Lighting Designer Best TV series
Best Indigenous Language TV series/movies (Hausa) Best Indigenous Language TV series/movies (Igbo)
  • Yaki Da Zuciya – Tijjani Shehu Yahaya
  • Salim – Abdullahi Abas
  • Mafarin Tafiya – Nuhu Abdullahi
  • Maula – Muktar Bello Ismail
  • Amonye Bu Onye – Crey Ahanonu
  • Obi-Eze – Kingsley Okereke
  • Obi Nwanyi – Douye Aaron Garvey
  • Mmakwara Series – Tiana Oboyi
  • Ikpe OmuwaEmeka Ossai
Best Indigenous Language TV series/movies (Yoruba) Best Indigenous Language TV series/movies (Swahili)
  • Somewhere in the Dark – Abiodun Jimoh / Jumoke Odetola
  • Ode Iku – Samsideen Adesiyah
  • Ajoke Aiye – Olaide Olabanji
  • Tobajewo – Omirefa Titus
  • Iman – Oluwatoyin Bankole
  • Zilizala – Daudi Otieno Anguka
  • Urembo – Dorothy Ghettuba
  • Siri Ya Mtungi (Season 2)
  • Mganga Bomba – Gbenga Kayode
  • Fihi – Victor Gatonye
AMVCA recognition award for MNET original series Best Overall Film
Legend Award Trailblazer Award

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "AMVCA 2017: COMPLETE WINNER'S LIST". Information Nigeria. Retrieved 2018-01-01.
  2. ^ Awojulegbe, Oluseyi (December 15, 2016). "FULL LIST: '76 earns 14 nominations for AMVCA 2017". The Cable. Retrieved 2018-01-01.