Key Players in the Creative Industry in Africa On Saturday May 20th converged on Lagos to celebrate the 9th edition of the Africa Magic Viewer’s Choice Awards (AMVCA).
This year’s AMVCA hosted by Nigerian On-Air Personality IK Osakioduwa and South African model Zozibini Tunzi recognises exceptional talent and outstanding performances in the African film industry.
The Best Actor In A Movie/Drama series went to Tobi Bakare while TV personality, actress Osas Ighodaro won in The Best Actress In A Movie/Drama series.
The award for the Best Movie went to ace Nigerian filmmaker Kunle Afolayan for the film “ANIKULAPO.”
In the Best Movie Director category Lukman Ali won.
The Best Movie West Africa went to the film “BROTHERHOOD”.
In the Best Supporting Actress category Nigeria’s Efe Irele won while the Best Supporting Actor award was picked by Abdisattar Ahmed for his role in the Somali-Kenyan film “GACAL”.
The award for the Best Actress In A Comedy was picked by Bimbo Ademoye; while the Best Actor In A Comedy went to Samuel Perry “Brother Shaggy”.
In the Best Online Social Content Creator category Ex BBNAIJA housemate Elozonam and brand influencer Bukunmi Adeaga popularly known as KieKie won.
The Best Lighting Designer award went to Matthew Yusuf.
Ace Nollyood actress Patience Ozokwor (Mama G) won the 2023 Industry Merit Award for her contributions to the movie industry in Africa.
The award for the Best Dressed Male went to Nigerian Creative Enioluwa Adeoluwa and Ex reality TV personality Beauty Tukura won in the Best Dressed Female category.
The Electrifying Music Performances by Nigeria’s Tiwa Savage and Iyanya made the 9th AMVCA a memorable event