Obi Emenloye,Nelson Spyk , Ngozi Igwebike ,Yetunde Oduwole, Tolulope Yesufu & More Nominated at the UK 20th African Film Awards!

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Africa Film Awards UK

London will host the prestigious annual African Film Awards which promote and honour excellence in Nollywood, Best of African Cinema and Black British Stars in Film & Television on Saturday, 5th November, 2016 at the Old Stratford Town Hall, 29 The Broadway, Stratford London just in time for Black History Month.

The African Voice Newspaper UK, organisers of the awards said, the special 20th anniversary edition of the African Film Awards looks to promote British Nigerian Film Collaboration. The awards is expected to be a glamourous evening with high net-worth individuals, film investors and experts in the film industry.

Mike Abiola, founder of the African Film Awards said, “The 20th Special Awards Ceremony will be honouring deserving recipients who have contributed immensely to the growth of the film industry. Lovers of the fast growing film industry in Africa, Nollywood will have the opportunity to celebrate with their favourite stars at the glamourous film awards ceremony, evening of comedy, dinner, music and dance.”

The 20th Anniversary edition of the African Film Awards will be attended by top UK government officials, diplomats, head of multi-national organisations, delegations from Hollywood, Bollywood, BAFTA, BFI, practitioners from different African countries and film enthusiasts.

African Film Awards otherwise known as Afro Hollywood Awards has honoured over 300 recipients since its inception in 1996. The awards have served the purposes of promoting and advancing the dynamic growth of Africa’s Film and Arts in Europe, especially in the United Kingdom uniting the Africans and Caribbean communities.


 UK Nomination list for the 20th African Film Awards 2016

1. Best Black British Actor

Damson Idris Snowfall

Chucky Charles Venn EastEnders BBC1 Soap

Tobi Bakare Kingsman: The secret Service

2. Best Black British Actress (TV Series)

Helen Adenike Osabutey Housewives and Girlfriends

Yetunde Oduwole Meet The Adebanjos

Christa King Concealed

3. Best Producer (TV Series)

Concealed  Sandra Koree

Housewives and Girlfriends  Rhoda Wilson

Meet The Adebanjos Debra Odutuyo

4. Best Actress Nollywood UK

Toyin Moore  69

Ngozi Igwebike Oxford Gardens

Sarah Okereke The Return Of The Don

5. Best Actress (Supporting Role) Nollywood UK

Tiya Busola Odebode 2nd Wife

Tolulope Yesufu Murderer In Law

Cordelia Imeh 69

6. Best Actor Nollywood UK

Danny Erskine Oga Detective

Olukunle Fafowora 2nd Wife

Malcom A Benson Return of The Don

7. Best Actor (Supporting Role) Nollywood UK

Collins Archie-Pearce Oxford Gardens

Ferguson Jack Housewives and Girlfriends

Oladapo Opayinka 69

8. Best Film Nollywood UK

2nd Wife by JOT Organisation

Oxford Gardens by Obi Emenlonye

Return of The Don by Benalex Media Production

9. Best Director Nollywood UK

Nelson Spyk 2nd Wife

Obi Emenloye Oxford Gardens

Malcom A Benson Return of The Don

10. Best Promoter (African Films UK)

Gladys Ndonyi Tantoh G CLASS Entertainment Ltd

Theodora Ibekwe-Oyebade Nollywood UK

Euphemia Chukwu Fame Star Media

11. African Film Awards 2016 Rising Star

Vivi Amie Chris Oxford Gardens

Ene Oloye Housewives and Girlfriends

Jenneh Amadu Kamanda 2nd Wife

 


Date: SATURDAY 5/NOV/ 2016 at STRATFORD TOWN HALL 29 The Broadway Stratford, London E15 4BQ.

 

Red Carpet & Drinks cocktail from 6.00pm. Awards ceremony, comedy, music, dinner and dance thereafter.

Link to Awards tickets: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/african-film-awards-2016-tickets-28700319428

 

or at www.africanvoiceonline.co.uk

Email: [email protected]


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