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‘76’, ‘93 Days’, ‘Ghana Must Go’ lead AMVCA nominations

15 December 2016, 11:32

Lagos - The nomination announcement for the 2017 annual Africa Viewers Choice Awards (AMVCA) was announced  at the Intercontinental Hotel, December 14.

The event was hosted by Michelle Dede and Fareed Kimani.

The 2017 AMVCA nominees are…

Best Soundtrack/Original Score

Oloibiri – Rex Ricketts

93 Days – George Kallis, Tunde Jegede and Banky W

No Good Turn – Brymo

The Encounter – Michael ‘The Truth’ Ogunlade

76 – Hyacinth Ogbu, Daps Agwom, Ukachi Nnachi

Best Cinematographer

Mrs Right Guy – Adze Ugah

93 Days – Yinka Edward

Happiness is a Four Letter Word – Lance Gewer

Oloibiri – Curtis Graham

76 – Yinka Edward

Best Actress in a Drama

Bimbo Akintola – 93 Days

Ivie Okujaye – Slow Country

Rita Dominic – 76

Adesua Etomi – The Arbitration

Zimkhita Nyoka – Vaya

Meg Ottamwa – Derailed

Hannah Ojo – Love is A Prank

Best Supporting Actress

Ivie Okujaye – Something Wicked

Somkele Idhalama – 93 Days

Adunni Ade – It’s Her Day

Ebele Okaro – Four One Love

Kehinde Bankole – 8 Bars and a Clef

Khanyi Mbau – Happiness is a Four Letter Word

Namundi Mbusi – Vaya

Best Supporting Actor Movie/TV series

Gideon Okeke – 93 Days

Warren Vasemole – Vaya

Kofi Adjorlolo – Ghana Must Go

Mpho Sebeng – The Jakes Are Missing

Rotimi Salami – Just Not Married

Nkem Owoh – Ghana Must Go

Best Art Director

76 – Pat Nebo

93 Days – Bola Bello

Oloibiri – Chima Adighije

Happiness is a Four Letter Word – Gary Smith

Ghana Must Go – Godwin Ashong

Best Actor in a Drama

RMD – Oloibiri

Ramsey Nouah – 76

Sambasa Nzeribe – Slow Country

Gregory Ojefua – The Encounter

Olu Jacobs – Oloibiri

Femi Jacobs – Femi Jacobs

Best Actress in a Comedy

Tina Mba – Meet the In-Laws

Uche Jombo – Wives on Strike

Dineo Moeketsi – Mrs Right Guy

Chioma Akpotha – Wives on Strike

Funke Akindele – Jenifa’s Diary

Funke Akindele – A Trip to Jamaica

Omoni Oboli – Wives on Strike

Best Actor in a Comedy

Imeh Umoh Bishop – The Boss is Mine

Ayo Makun – A Trip to Jamaica

Bovi Ugboma – It’s Her Day

Blossom Chukwujekwu – Ghana Must Go

Mike Ezuruonye – Brother Jekwu

Okey Uzoeshi – The Life of a Nigerian Couple

Amechi Munagor – Meet the In-Laws

Best Writer

76 – Emmanuel Okomaiyi

The CEO – Tunde Babalola

A Trip to Jamaica – AY Makun

Oloibiri – Samantha Iwowo

Ghana Must Go – Tunde Babalolo

Vaya – Akin Omotoso

Best Movie West Africa

93 Days



A Trip to Jamaica


Best Movie (South Africa)

Mrs Right Guy

Happiness is a Four Letter Word


The Jakes Are Missing

All About Love
Best Movie East Africa


Kati Kati



Best Overall Movie

Mrs Right Guy

Happiness is a Four Letter Word


93 Days


Naomba Niseme

Best Short Film or Online Video



Meet the Parents

Cat Face

Light Diaries: Spin Around

Best Documentary

Roots Gambia

Makoko: Futures Afloat


Amaka’s Kin: The Women of Nollywood

Petra’s Nebatean Heritage

Best Television Series

Jenifa’s Diary

Sokhulu and Partners


Beneath the Lies

Beyond Your Sight: The Police Story

Best Indigenous Language Movie or TV Series (Swahili)

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Siri Ya Mtungi (Season 2)

Mganga Bomba



Best Indigenous Language Movie or TV Series (Igbo)



Obi Nwanyi

Mmakwara series

Ikpe Omuma

Best Indigenous Language Movie or TV Series (Hausa)


Mafarin Tafiya

Yaki Da Zuciya


Best Indigenous Language Movie or TV Series (Yoruba)

Somewhere In The Dark

Ode Iku

Ajoke Aiye



Best Costume Designer

Pat Egwurube- 76

Dele Akinyele/Chelsea Oliver- Oloibiri

Chiemela Nwagboso/ Asantewa Clara Adjoa- Ghana Must Go

Shileola Ibironke and Mojisola Sapara- Casino

Obijie- King Invincible

Best Lighting Designer 

Elliot Sewape- 93 Days

Amisu Alade/ Edwin Lau- Oloibiri

Yinka Edwards- 76

Lance Gewer Sasc- Happiness Is a Four Letter Word

Fabian Hooks- A Trip To Jamaica

Best Picture Editor (Movie/TV Series)

Nnodim Chigozie and Paula Peterson- Oloibiri

Vuyani Sondlo- Vaya

Emeka Ojukwu- 76

Antonio Ribeiro- 93 Days

Nicholas Costaras/ Melanie Jankes Golden- Happiness Is A Four Letter Word

Best Sound Editor (Movie/TV Series)

Mike Barnitt- Oloibiri

Pius Fatoke and Mzukisi Mtshiselo- 93 Days

Richard Mohlari/ Dave Hawkins- Vaya

Solomon Emmanuel- 76

Jean Niemandt- Mrs Right Guy

Best Make Up Artist (Movie/ TV Series)

Chinwe Elovah- 76

Hakeem Onilogbo Ajibola/ Perekeme Odon- Oloibiri

Ronwyn Jarrett- Umililo

Thema Ozzy Smith/ Lola Maja-Okojevoh/ Adetunmi Imoteda- 93 Days

Dianne Allen- Happiness Is A Four Letter Word

Best Director

Adze Ugah- Mrs Right Guy

Steve Gukas- 93 Days

Curtis Graham- Oloibiri

Izu Ojukwu- 76

Robert O Peters- A Trip to Jamaica

Frank Rajah-Ghana Must Go

Best Shortfilm



Meet The Parents

Cat Face

Light Diaries: Spin Around

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