By Ogova Ondego Published March 13, 2014
The second Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards (AMVCA) took place in Lagos, Nigeria, on March 8, 2014. Nigeria won 18 of the 29 statuettes while Ghana and Kenya walked away with four awards each.The initiative of M-Net Africa in collaboration with MultiChoice Africa, the main sponsor of AMVCAs Amstel Malta.
The full list of winners as announced from Eko Hotel in Victoria Island:
Best Movie Director Shirley Frimpong-Manso: CONTRACT Best Movie 2013 Shirley Frimpong-Manso, Yvonne Okoro and Ken Attoh: CONTRACT Best Documentary Dr Gilbert Chigbo: THE DEADWOOD Best Short Film Walter ‘Waltbanger’ Taylaur: THE WAGES Best Television Series Comedy/Drama Fred Phiri: LOVE GAMES (Episode 6) Best New Media (Online Video) Amarachukwu Onoh: MOTHER TONGUE Best Actor in a Drama Tope Tedela: A MILE FROM HOME
Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Desmond Elliot: FINDING MERCY
Best Movie (Drama) Frank Rajah Arase: THE PRICE Best Actor in a Comedy Osita Iheme: THE HERO Best Actress in a Comedy Funke Akindele: THE RETURN OF SHERI KOKO Best Movie (Comedy) Elvis Chucks: A WISH Best Make-Up Artist Elayne Okaya: NAIROBI HALF LIFE
Best Indigenous Language (Hausa) Abba Muko Yakassai: HABIB
Best Indigenous Language (Yoruba) Mercy Aigbe: KOMFO Best Indigenous Language (Kiswahili) Njoki Muhoho: MAMA DUKA New Era Award Rita Dominic: THE MEETING Trailblazer Award Michelle Bello Industry Merit Award Pete Edochie