AMVCA 2016: Full List Of Winners

AMVCAThe 2016 edition of the Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards (AMVCA) took place on Saturday, March 5 in Lagos.

The award, which held at the Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos had several African celebrities appearing in style.

It was the best of African fashion as top stars climbed the stage to present and receive the AMVCA plaque.

The AMVCA rewards the most outstanding performances in African cinema.

The 2016 edition was hosted by seasoned media personality IK Osakioduwa and Minnie Dlamini.

Below is the full list of winners on the night:

Best Art Director – Frank Rajah (The Refugees)
Best Television Series Award – Ariyike Oladipo (Daddy’s Girls)
Best Makeup Artist in a Movie or Series – Louiza Calore for Ayanda
Best Short Film or Online Video Award – Oluseyi Amuwafo (A Day With Death)
Best Writer for Movie and TV series – Trish Malone (Ayanda)
Best Lighting Designer (Movies/TV) – Stanley Ohikhuare (Common Man)
Best Cinematographer – Paul Michaelson (Tell Me Sweet Something)
Best Sound Editor – Jose Guillermo (Cry)
Best Picture Editor – Shirley Frimpong-Manso (Rebecca)
Best Costume Designer – Uche Nancy (Dry)
Best Local Language Movie/TV Series (Swahili) – Single Mtambalike (Kitendawali)
Best Indigenous Movie/TV Series (Hausa) – Salisu Balarebe (Dandi Kowa)
Best Indigenous Movie/TV Series (Yoruba) – Binta Ofege
Best Indigenous Movie/TV Series (Igbo) – Paul Igwe (Usekwu Igbo)
Best Documentary – Remi Vaughan (Faaji Agba)
Best Supporting Actor In A Movie – Sambassa Nzeriba (A Soldier’s Story)
Best Supporting Actress – Tunbosun Aiyedihin (Before 30)
Best Actor In A Comedy – Folarin ‘Falz The Bahd Guy’ Falana (Jenifa’s Diary)
Best Actress In A Comedy – Funke Akindele (Jenifa’s Diary)
Trail Blazer Award – Kemi ‘Lala’ Akindoju
AMVCA 2016 Industry Merit Award – Bukky Ajayi and Sadiq Daba
Best Movie (Southern Africa) – Joyce Chavura – (Lilongwe)
Best Movie (East Africa) – Elizabeth Miachael – (Mapenzi)
Best Movie (West Africa) – Genevieve, Chinny Onwugbenu and Chichi Nwoko – (Road to Yesterday)
Best Actress In A Movie/Drama/TV Series – Adesua Etomi (Falling)
Best Actor In A Movie/Drama/TV Series – Daniel K. Daniel (A Soldier’s Story)
The Best Director – Akin Omotosho (Tell Me Sweet Something)
Best Overall Movie – Stephanie Linus (Dry)

Funke Akindele, Stephanie Linus’ New Reality TV Shows In The Works

Funke Akindele -Stephanie LinusNollywood super stars, Funke Akindele – who rose to unending fame after her “Jenifa” movies hit screens nationwide and Stephanie Linus, who has been a screen diva for many years, are both working on new projects.

Channels TV’s Entertainment News correspondent – Mayowa Ogundele – can confirm that the two actors are working on Reality TV shows.

Funke Akindele, who attended the Genevieve Pink Ball fundraiser over the weekend, stunned in a Jovani earth-tone dress, with pink accessories to fit the “pink” theme of the party.

Asked what fans should expect as 2014 winds down, Funke Akindele dished about her new TV series, called “Jenifa’s Diary”, which has started filming. So for fans expecting another Jenifa movie, sorry!

“The Reality Show is just in pre-production” she said, adding that fans should expect a new movie by December.

As far as we know, the movie would speak against stigmatisation of those living with HIV/AIDS.

“I’m very passionate about people not stigmatising people living with HIV/AIDS… We want to say a big no to stigmatisation of people living with HIV/AIDS,” she said.

Meanwhile, Stephanie Linus, who had a dream location wedding in 2012 and never fails to gush about her husband, is out for young couples and wants to help them “have a fabulous time with one another”, with her own show.

If you guessed that “Make Me Fabulous” would be a great name for the show, you guessed right!

Her movie, Dry, will also go through a private screening in Wales, United Kingdom and should be released soon.

Asides that, Stephanie is working on a few movie projects, which are still under wraps, as well as a perfume line.