Africa! Here Are Your Winners At The 7th AMVCAs

Posted on March 15, 2020

It was an emotionally charged night full of entertainment, glamour and red carpet extravaganza as Africa’s biggest film and television stars gathered at the Eko Hotels and Suites in Lagos for the seventh edition of the Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards (AMVCAs).

Hosted by the duo of IK Osakioduwa and AMVCA newbie Amina Abdi Rabar, the event held on Saturday night and organized by Africa Magic in association with MultiChoice.

The 7th edition of the AMVCAs was also sponsored by Amstel Malta.

The biggest winner of the night was Nigerian thriller ‘Living in Bondage’, which walked home with seven awards including Best Overall Movie and Best Director which went to Nollywood legend, Ramsey Nouah.

Timini Egbuson won Best Actor in a Drama whilst Toyin Abraham won in the Best Actress in a Drama, both wins for their performances in the movie ‘Elevator Baby’.

Meanwhile, The MultiChoice Academy award went to East Africa for the movie ‘Promises’.

One of the highlights of the night was a family affair as a cinematic father-son duo took home awards.

The Industry Merit award was presented to veteran broadcaster, Peter Igho who is best known for his achievements with the Nigerian Television Authority where many of his produced works laid the foundation for the Nigerian film and television industry.

Breakout Living in Bondage star, Swanky JKA won the 2020 Trailblazer award.

Another highlight was the performance by award winning African music icon Innocent ‘2baba’ Idibia who performed a medley of his popular songs, whilst talented vocalists Mercy Aghedo, Adeniyi Timilehin Adeola, Ighwiyisi Jacobs also gave special renditions of songs nominated for the Best Soundtrack award.

See the full list of winners below:

S/NOCATEGORY 
1BEST ART DIRECTOR
 RATNIKDIMEJI AJIBOLA & IWAOTAN OLUSOLA ROBERTS
 

2BEST MAKE-UP
 GOD CALLINGLILIAN OMOZELE PAUL
 

3BEST COSTUME DESIGNER MOVIE OR TV SERIES
 RATNIKDIMEJI AJIBOLA
   
4BEST PICTURE EDITOR
 SEVENTOSIN IGHO & BRYAN DIKE
 

5BEST SOUND EDITOR MOVIE OR TV SERIES
 LIVING IN BONDAGECRISTINA ARAGON
 

6BEST LIGHTING DESIGNER IN A MOVIE OR TV SERIES
 GOD CALLINGCARDOSO
 

7BEST CINEMATOGRAPHER
 LIVING IN BONDAGEJOHN DEMPS
 

8BEST DOCUMENTARY
 SKINBEVERLY NAYA
 

9BEST SOUNDTRACK MOVIE OR TV SERIES
 LIVING IN BONDAGELARRY GAGA & FLAVOUR – TENE
 

10BEST WRITER
 LIVING IN BONDAGEASINUGO NICOLE & CJ OBASI
 

11BEST INDIGENOUS LANGUAGE (SWAHILI)
 SUBIRARAVNEET SIPPY CHADH
 

12BEST INDIGENOUS LANGUAGE (HAUSA)
 TUNTUBEMUHAMMAD T. FINISHER
 

13BEST INDIGENOUS LANGUAGE (YORUBA)
 ALUBARIKAYEWANDE FAMAKIN
 

14BEST INDIGENOUS LANGUAGE (IGBO)
 NNEVICTOR IYKE
 

15SHORT VIDEO ONLINE
 THORNBOLA AKANBI
   
16BEST TV SERIES
 TRUTHANIS HALLOWAY
 

17MULTICHOICE TALENT FACTORY FILM
 PROMISESEAST AFRICA
 

18BEST MOVIE SOUTHERN AFRICA
 DALITSOABRAHAM KABWE
 

19BEST MOVIE EAST AFRICA
 PLAN BSARAH HASSAN
 

20BEST MOVIE WEST AFRICA
 LIVING IN BONDAGESTEVE GUKAS
 

21BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A MOVIE/TV SERIES
 GLORIA SARFOPERFECT PICTURE: 10 YEARS LATER
 

22BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A MOVIE/TV SERIES
 PASCAL TOKODIDISCONNECT
 

23BEST ACTRESS COMEDY IN A MOVIE/TV SERIES
 FUNKE AKINDELEMOMS AT WAR
 

24BEST ACTOR IN A COMEDY
 CHIBUNOR “FUNNY BONE” STANLEYSMASH
 

25BEST ACTRESS IN A DRAMA (MOVIE/TV SERIES)
 TOYIN ABRAHAMELEVATOR BABY
 

26BEST ACTOR IN A DRAMA (MOVIE/TV SERIES)
 TIMINI EGBUSONELEVATOR BABY
 

27BEST DIRECTOR
 RAMSEY NOUAHLIVING IN BONDAGE
 

28BEST OVERALL MOVIE

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