Movies That Dominated AMVCA (2024) Nominations List

Movies That Dominated AMVCA (2024) Nominations List
Movies That Dominated AMVCA (2024) Nominations List

The 10th Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards (AMVCA) nominee list was announced on the 24th of March 2024, showcasing the contenders for this year’s award ceremony.

Among the array of movies vying for recognition at this year’s award, only a handful emerged as the frontrunners, bagging most of the nominations.

Let’s take a look at the movies that topped this year’s nominee list.

Over the Bridge:

Over the Bridge leads the pack with a whopping 12 nominations, including prestigious categories like Best Movie and Best Director.

This film delves into the topic of mental health within Nigeria’s corporate world, aiming to raise awareness about stress and coping mechanisms. Directed by Tolu Ajayi, the film boasts a stellar cast featuring Ozzy Agu, Joke Silva, Deyemi Okanlawon, and Akin Lewis.

Breath of Life:

Directed by BB Sasore, Breath of Life follows closely behind with 11 nominations. It tells the moving story of Timi, a man who finds redemption through faith after experiencing a devastating tragedy. The film is recognized in categories like Best Actor, Best Director, and Best Movie.

Mami Wata:

This captivating black-and-white fantasy thriller stands out with its unique aesthetic and exploration of West African folklore.

Written and directed by C.J. Fiery Obasi, the film raked in 11 nominations, including Best Picture and Best Director. It’s also recognized for its exceptional makeup and art direction.

Jagun Jagun:

Directed by the duo of Adebayo Tijani and Tope Adebayo Salami, Jagun Jagun secured 10 nominations.

The movie takes viewers on a journey of ambition, chronicling a young man’s quest to become a warrior. Its cultural significance and artistic merit shine through, with nominations in categories like Best Indigenous Language Film and Best Costume Design.

Blood Vessel:

This suspenseful drama-thriller isn’t far behind with 8 nominations. The film follows the difficult journey of six individuals who flee a polluted town by stowing away on a dangerous ship. Its nominations, including Best Picture and Best Director, spotlight the film’s gripping narrative and technical execution.

With these movies making such a strong showing, the 10th AMVCA ceremony is sure to be an event to remember. Visit the Africa Magic website at to view the complete list of nominees in all categories.