Jenifa’s Diary, A Trip to Jamaica, 93 Days, 76, The Arbitration & more made It, See Full Nomination List AMVCAs 2017!


AMVCA 2017

The fifth edition of the Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards (AMVCAs)  2017 has kicked off. The  Nominees for the 2017 edition were announced on Wednesday, December 14, 2016, at Intercontinental Hotel, Lagos. With 93 Days and 79-movie sweeping most nominations. See all the list below.

Announcing the nominees was the duo of popular Nigerian actress and TV presenter, Mitchelle Dede, and renowned Kenyan actor, radio presenter and TV host Fareed Khimani during a special live broadcast which aired on all Africa Magic channels on DStv and GOtv.

AMVCA Nominees List 2017

Best Supporting Actress 
Ivie Okujaye – Something Wicked
Somkele Idhalama – 93 Days
Adunni Ade – It’s Her Day
Ebele Okaro – Ebele Okaro
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 Soundtrack 
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 Television Series
Jenifa’s Diary 
Sokhulu And Partners Season 3 
Beneath The Lies 
Beyond Your Sight: The Police Story 
Best Indigenous Language Movie Or Tv Series (Swahili)
Siri Ya Mtungi (Season 2) 
Mganga Bomba 
Best Indigenous Language Movie Or Tv Series – (Igbo)
Obi Nwanyi Douye 
Mmakwara Series 
Ikpe Omuma 
Best Indigenous Language Movie Or Tv Series – (Hausa)
Mafarin Tafiya 
Yaki Da Zuciya 
Best Documentary
Roots – Gambia           – Eboh Waggeh 
Makoko: Futures Afloat – Femi Odugbemi 
Alison              – Uga Carlini 
Amaka’s Kin- The Women Of Nollywood – Tope Oshin 


Petra’s Nabatean Heritage – Yvonne Bassey

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 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 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 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 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 
Aisha 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


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