Full List: All the AMVCA 8 winners

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Full List: All the AMVCA 8 winners
Full List: All the AMVCA 8 winners

The eighth edition of the Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards (AMVCAs) concluded with a bang on Saturday, 14 May 2022, with winners announced on the biggest and most glamorous night to celebrate African film and television talent.

The films Rattlesnake – The Ahanna Story and Amina won four AMVCA awards each, with Ramsey Nouah winning Best Director for Rattlesnake – The Ahanna Story and Amina winning Best Overall Movie.

Stan Nze won Best Actor in Drama in the public voting categories, while Osas Ighodaro won Best Actress in Drama. Samuel Perry, also known as ‘Broda Shaggi,’ and Omowunmi Dada, both first-time AMVCA nominees, won Best Actor in a Comedy and Best Supporting Actress in a Drama, respectively.

 

Rogers Ofime, the producer, also won several awards, including Best Television Series for The Mystic River, Best Indigenous Language Movie (Hausa) for Voiceless, and Best Africa Magic Original Comedy Series for The Johnsons.

Collision Course won Best Movie West Africa, while The Girl in the Yellow Jumper and Hairareb won Best Movie East Africa and Best Movie Southern Africa, respectively, at the regional awards.

In the special recognition categories, Taiwo Ajai-Lycett (OON), a veteran Nigerian actress, journalist, and television presenter, received the AMVCA industry Merit award for this edition, while Teni Aladese received the Trailblazer award, which recognizes an outstanding achievement by a young and upcoming act.

 

Africa Magic, in collaboration with MultiChoice, presents the eighth edition of the Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards, which is proudly sponsored by Amstel Malta.

Here is the complete list of winners:

 

Best Overall film 

Amina – Izu Ojukwu & Okey Ogunjiofor

Best Actress In a Drama

Osas Ighodaro – Rattlesnake : The Ahanna Story

Best Actor in a Drama 

Stan Nze – Rattlesnake : The Ahanna Story

Best Actress in a Comedy (Movie/TV Series)

Funke Akindele-Bello – Omo Ghetto the Saga

Best Actor in a Comedy (Movie/TV Series)

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Broda Shaggi – Dwindle

Best Supporting Actress (Movie/TV Series)

Omowummi Dada – Country Hard

Best Supporting Actor (Movie/TV Series)

Odunlade Adekola – Jankariwo

AMVCA Trailblazer Award

Teniola Aladese

Best Director 

Ramsey Nouah – Rattle Snake: The Ahanna Story

Best Art Director (Movie/TV series)

Tunji Afolayan – Amina

Best Picture Editor

Tunde Apalowo – For Maria Ebun Pataki

Best Sound Editor (Movie/TV series)

Jim Lively and James Nelson – Amina

Best Lighting Designer (Movie/TV Series)

Mathew Yusuf for Rattlesnake- The Ahanna Story

Best Writer (Movie/TV Series)

Manie Oiseomaye, Donald Tombia and Biodun Stephen – Introducing The Kujus

Best Cinematographer

Muhammed Atta Ahmed – Rattlesnake: The Ahanna Story

Best Makeup

Balogun Abiodun – Omo Ghetto The Saga

Best Costume Designer

Millicent T. Jack – Amina

Best Indigenous Language Movie or TV Series (Swahili)

Freddy Feruzi – Obambo

Best Indigenous Language Movie or TV Series (Hausa)

Rogers Ofime for Voiceless

Best Indigenous Language Movie or TV Series (Yoruba) 

David Akande, Demola Yusuf and Edgard Leroy – Alasie

Best Indigenous Language Movie or TV Series (Igbo)

Uche Nnanna Maduka – ‘Nne-Ka

Best Television Series (Drama/ Comedy)

Rogers Ofime -The Mystic River

Best Documentary

Saitabao Kaiyare, Mumo Liku, Elena Schilling, Daniella Fritz and Ann Katrina Boberg – If Objects Could Speak

Best Short Film Or Online Video

Taiwo Ogunnimo – I Am The Prostitute Mama Described

Best Online Social Content Creator

Oga Sabinus – Mr Funny

Best Movie (Southern Africa) 

Hairareb- Dantagos Jimmy-Melani

Best Movie (East Africa)

The Girl In The Yellow Jumper- Morocco Omar

Best Movie (West Africa) 

Collision Course – Bolanle Austen-Peters and Joseph Umoibom

Best Soundtrack (Movie/TV Series)

Gold Coast Lounge – Pascal Aka and Raquel

Best Africa Magic Original Comedy Series

The Johnsons

Best Africa Magic Original Drama Series

The Rishantes’ – Dimbo Atiya