Africa! Here Are Your Winners At The 7th AMVCAs
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:
|1||BEST ART DIRECTOR|
|RATNIK||DIMEJI AJIBOLA & IWAOTAN OLUSOLA ROBERTS|
|GOD CALLING||LILIAN OMOZELE PAUL|
|3||BEST COSTUME DESIGNER MOVIE OR TV SERIES|
|4||BEST PICTURE EDITOR|
|SEVEN||TOSIN IGHO & BRYAN DIKE|
|5||BEST SOUND EDITOR MOVIE OR TV SERIES|
|LIVING IN BONDAGE||CRISTINA ARAGON|
|6||BEST LIGHTING DESIGNER IN A MOVIE OR TV SERIES|
|LIVING IN BONDAGE||JOHN DEMPS|
|9||BEST SOUNDTRACK MOVIE OR TV SERIES|
|LIVING IN BONDAGE||LARRY GAGA & FLAVOUR – TENE|
|LIVING IN BONDAGE||ASINUGO NICOLE & CJ OBASI|
|11||BEST INDIGENOUS LANGUAGE (SWAHILI)|
|SUBIRA||RAVNEET SIPPY CHADH|
|12||BEST INDIGENOUS LANGUAGE (HAUSA)|
|TUNTUBE||MUHAMMAD T. FINISHER|
|13||BEST INDIGENOUS LANGUAGE (YORUBA)|
|14||BEST INDIGENOUS LANGUAGE (IGBO)|
|15||SHORT VIDEO ONLINE|
|16||BEST TV SERIES|
|17||MULTICHOICE TALENT FACTORY FILM|
|18||BEST MOVIE SOUTHERN AFRICA|
|19||BEST MOVIE EAST AFRICA|
|PLAN B||SARAH HASSAN|
|20||BEST MOVIE WEST AFRICA|
|LIVING IN BONDAGE||STEVE GUKAS|
|21||BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A MOVIE/TV SERIES|
|GLORIA SARFO||PERFECT PICTURE: 10 YEARS LATER|
|22||BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A MOVIE/TV SERIES|
|23||BEST ACTRESS COMEDY IN A MOVIE/TV SERIES|
|FUNKE AKINDELE||MOMS AT WAR|
|24||BEST ACTOR IN A COMEDY|
|CHIBUNOR “FUNNY BONE” STANLEY||SMASH|
|25||BEST ACTRESS IN A DRAMA (MOVIE/TV SERIES)|
|TOYIN ABRAHAM||ELEVATOR BABY|
|26||BEST ACTOR IN A DRAMA (MOVIE/TV SERIES)|
|TIMINI EGBUSON||ELEVATOR BABY|
|RAMSEY NOUAH||LIVING IN BONDAGE|
|28||BEST OVERALL MOVIE|
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