Africa Magic Viewers' Choice Awards

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Africa Magic Viewers' Choice Awards
2015 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards
Awarded for Excellence in Television and Film
Country Nigeria
Presented by Multichoice Africa
First awarded 2013
Website amvcaawards.dstv.com
Television/radio coverage
Network Africa Magic

Africa Magic Viewers' Choice Awards (AMVCA) is an annual accolade presented by Multichoice recognizing outstanding achievement in television and film.[1] The inaugural Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards ceremony was held in Lagos, Lagos State in Nigeria on 9 March 2013, and was broadcast live in more than 50 countries.[2] Entries into the award ceremony are films and TV series that have been aired in the previous year.[3][4]

Ceremonies[edit]

Categories[edit]

The following are the 2018 categories:[5][6][7][8]

  • Best Actor in a Drama/TV series
  • Best Actress in a Drama/TV series
  • Best Supporting actress in a drama
  • Best supporting actor in a drama
  • Best Actor in a comedy
  • Best actress in a comedy
  • Best Make-up artist
  • Best Costume designer
  • Best Lighting designer
  • Best Sound Editor
  • Best Art director
  • Best Cinematographer
  • Best Writer - Drama/Comedy
  • Best Indigenous Language (Hausa)
  • Best Indigenous Language (Igbo)
  • Best Indigenous Language (Yoruba)
  • Best Indigenous Language (Swahili)
  • Best Documentary
  • Best Short Film/Online video
  • Best TV series - drama/comedy
  • Best Movie (East Africa)
  • Best Movie (Southern Africa)
  • Best Movie (West Africa)
  • Best Movie director
  • Best Overall Movie
  • Best Soundtrack - Movie/TV series
  • Best TV series
  • Trailblazer Award
  • Legend/Industry Merit Award

Statistics[edit]

Most nominations[edit]

By a film[edit]

10 and up

Number
of
nominations
Film title Year
14 Otelo Burning 2013 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards
14 '76 (film) 2017 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards
13 93 Days 2017 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards
13 Oloibiri (film) 2017 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards
12 October 1 (film) 2015 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards
11 Tatu 2018 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards
11 Mirror Boy 2013 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards
11 A Place in the Stars 2015 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards
10 Alter Ego (film) 2018 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards

By an individual[edit]

Male Female
Number
of
nominations
Name Notes Number
of
nominations
Name Notes
12 Stanlee Ohikhuare Best Makeup (2015), Best Lightening Designer (2015), Best Art Director (2015), Best Cinematographer (2015), Best Movie Director (2015), Best Lighting Designer - Common Man (2016), Best Lighting Designer - Kpians: Feast of Soul (2016), Best Art Director (2016), Best Cinematographer (2016), Best Writer (2018), Best Sound Editor (2018), Best Art Director (2018). 13 Shirley Frimpong-Manso Best Director (2013), Best Writer (drama) - Perfect Picture (2013), Best Writer (drama) - A Sting in a Tale (2013), Best Writer - comedy (2013), Best Video Editor (2014), Best Art Director - Contract (2014), Best Art Director - Adams Apple (2014), Best Writer in drama (2014), Best Director (2014), Best Writer in drama (2015), Best Director (2016), Best Picture Editor (2016) and Best Director (2018)
7 Obi Emelonye Best Sound Editor (2013), Best Director (2013), Best Writer (2013), Best Video Editor (2014), Best Sound Editor (2014), Best Director (2014), Best Indigenous - Igbo (2015) 5 Funke Akindele Best actress in a drama (2013), best actress in a comedy (2013), best actress in a comedy (2016), best actress in a comedy for Jenifa's Diaries (2017), best actress in a comedy for A Trip to Jamaica (2017)
5 Yinka Edward Best Cinematographer (2015), Best Cinematographer - 93 Days (2017), Best Cinematographer - 76 (2017), Best Lightening Designer (2017) and Best Cinematographer (2018). 5 Rita Dominic New era award (2014), best actress in a drama (2015), best actress in a comedy (2015), best actress in a drama (2017), best actress in a comedy (2018)
5 Blossom Chukwujekwu Best Supporting Actor (2015), Best Supporting Actor (2016), Best Actor in a Drama (2016), Best Actor in a Comedy (2017), Best Actor in a Comedy (2018) 4 Ivie Okujaye Trailblazer award (2013), best actress in a drama (2014), best actress in a drama (2017), best supporting actress (2017)
5 Frank Rajah Arase Best Art Director (2014), Best Director (2014), Best Art Director (2015), Best Writer (2015) and Best Art Director (2016) 3 Nse Ikpe Etim Best actress in a drama (2014), best actress in a comedy (2015), best actress in a drama (2016)
4 OC Ukeje Best Actor in a Drama (2015), Best Supporting Actor (2015), Best Supporting Actor (2016) and Best Actor in a Comedy (2018) 3 Jackie Appiah Best actress in a drama (2013), best actress in a comedy (2014), best actress in a comedy (2015)
4 Tunde Babalola Best Writer - comedy (2015), Best Writer - drama (2015), Best Writer - The CEO (2017) and Best Writer - Ghana Must Go (2017). 3 Adesua Etomi Best actress in a drama (2016), best actress in a drama (2017), best actress in a comedy (2018)
3 Wale Ojo Best Actor in a Comedy (2015), Best supporting actor (2018), Best actor in a drama (2018) 3 Sara Blecher Best director (2013), best writer (2013), best director (2016)
Adjetey Anang Best Actor in a Drama (2015), Best actor in a drama - Keteke (2018), Best actor in a drama - Sidechick Gang (2018) 3 Lydia Forson Best actress in a comedy (2015), Best writer (2015), Best supporting actress (2018)
Majid Michel Best Actor in a Drama - Somewhere in Africa (2014), Best actor in a drama - House of Gold (2014), Best actor in a drama (2016) 3 Jumoke Odetola Best indigenous Yoruba (2016), Best indigenous Yoruba (2017) and Best indigenous Yoruba (2018)
Osita Iheme Best Supporting Actor (2013), Best actor in a comedy - The Hero (2014), Best actor in a comedy - The Fighter (2014) 2 Mercy Aigbe Best indigenous - Yoruba (2014), Best indigenous - Yoruba (2016)
Segun Arinze Best Supporting Actor (2015), Best actor in a drama (2016), Best Art director (2018) 2 Genevieve Nnaji Best actress in a drama (2013), Best actress in a drama (2016)
Ayo Makun New Era award (2015), Best Writer (2017), Best actor in a comedy (2017) 2 Mercy Johnson Best actress in a comedy (2013), Best supporting actress (2015)

Most wins[edit]

By a film[edit]

4 and up

Number
of
awards
Film title Year
9 October 1 (film) 2015 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards
5 '76 (film) 2017 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards
4 Otelo Burning 2013 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards
4 Man on Ground 2013 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards
4 Contract (2012 film) 2014 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards
4 Nairobi Half Life 2014 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards
4 The Meeting (film) 2015 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards

By an individual[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Laura Walubengo (27 February 2013). "IK, Vimbia chosen to host fresh awards". All Africa Kenya. Retrieved 31 January 2014.
  2. ^ "Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards". Africa Magic. Archived from the original on 26 January 2014. Retrieved 31 January 2014.
  3. ^ "2014 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards Nominees". BellaNaija. December 6, 2013. Retrieved 31 January 2014.
  4. ^ Segun Adekoye (March 10, 2013). "The Winners at Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards 2013". 360Nobs. Retrieved 31 January 2014.
  5. ^ "Full List of Nominees of AMVCA 2014". Nigeria Entertainment Today. December 9, 2013. Retrieved 31 January 2014.
  6. ^ "AMCVA 2014 Winners". Archived from the original on 12 March 2014. Retrieved 12 March 2014.
  7. ^ "AMCVA Winners". Retrieved 12 March 2014.
  8. ^ "List of AMCVA Winners". Retrieved 12 March 2014.

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