Yvonne Nelson, Martha Ankomah, Van Vicker Others Nominated For Ghana Movie Awards

The organizers of the annual Ghana Movie Awards have released the nominations for the 3rd edition of the awards.

The nominations have been described as fair and devoid of the normal controversies.

Some actresses in the category are; Yvonne Nelson, Martha Ankomah who both won the Favourite Actress of the year in the first and second edition of the awards respectively, Jackie Appiah, Yvonne Okoro and Nadia Buari (two times Ghana Movie Awards best supporting actress winner).

Single & Married topped the list with 10 nominations. Followed closely is Grooms Bride with 8 nominations. Kobi Rana’s Hotel Babylon obtained the third highest nominations with 6. ‘Queen Latifa’, ‘Secret Burden’ and ‘Wanna Be’ got 4 nominations each.

Yet to be released movie, Joni Waka from the stables of Sky Orange owned by Van Vicker gave the actor the chance to compete in the Best Actor In A Lead Role category alongside John Dumelo in Queen Latifa, Prince David Osei in Off the Hook, Kofi Adjorlolo in Wipe My Tears and Ekow Blankson in Secret Burden.

Joni Waka also obtained two other nominations in the Best Cinematography and Best Picture categories.

Son of the former Ghana President, Edward Agyekum Kufuor who has become an actor now grabbed a nomination in the Best Actor In A Support Role with his role in ‘Tears of a smile’

His competitors are Adjetey ‘Pusher’ Annan, Majid Michel, Rahim Banda, Frank Artus and Chris Attoh.

Due to the impending elections on December 7, winners would be announced on Sunday December 2 at the Accra International Conference Centre.

Below are full list of nominations:

BEST ACTOR IN A LEAD ROLE – ENGLISH LANGUAGE

Van Vicker – Joni Waka

John Dumelo – Queen Latifa

Prince David Osei – Off The Hook

Kofi Adjorlolo – Wipe My Tears

Ekow Blankson – Secret Burden

BEST ACTRESS IN A LEAD ROLE – ENGLISH LANGUAGE

Yvonne Nelson – Single & Married

Martha Ankomah – Tears Of A Smile

Jackie Appiah – Grooms Bride

Nana Akua Addo – Wanna Be

Yvonne Okoro – 3 Some

Nadia Buari – Rain

BEST ACTOR IN A LEAD ROLE – LOCAL LANGUAGE

Akwesi Boadi – Osofa Mafia

Farida Mohammed – Gobana

Kofi Adu – Agya Koo Trotro Driver

Isaac Amoako – Saman Mogya

Kwaku Manu – Area Boys

BEST ACTRESS IN A LEAD ROLE – LOCAL LANGUAGE

Nana Ama Mcbrown – Nyankonton

Vivian Jill – My Story

Linda Abbey – Saman Mogya

Tracy Boakye – Oh Vera

Mercy Asiedu – Baby Face

BEST ACTOR IN A SUPPORT ROLE – ENGLISH LANGUAGE

Adjetey Annan – Rain

Majid Michel – Grooms Bride

Rahim Banda – Wipe My Tears

Edward Agyekum Kufuor – Tears Of A Smile

Frank Artus – The Game

Chris Attoh – Single & Married

BEST ACTRESS IN THE SUPPORT ROLE – ENGLISH LANGUAGE

Kalsum Sinare – 3 Some

Anita Erskine – Single & Married

Linda Awuku – Wanna Be

Lydia Forson – In The Cupboard

Christabel Ekeh – Wrong Target

Nikki Samonas – Queen Latifa

BEST ACTOR IN A SUPPORT ROLE – LOCAL LANGUAGE

Apostle John Prah – Osofo Mafia

Kojo Nkansah – Kweku Saman

Samuel Ofori – Oh Vera

Bernard Opoku – Police Officer

Ebenezer Donkoh – B14

BEST ACTRESS IN A SUPPORT ROLE – LOCAL LANGUAGE

Naana Hayford – Odo Ntentan

Fatima Osman – Gobana

Rose Mensah – Fathia Fata Nkrumah

Emelia Brobbey – My Story

Matilda Asare – Ghana Police

Ellen White – Saman Mogya

BEST ACTOR – AFRICAN COLLABORATION

Kalu Keagwu – Shadow In The Dark

Ramsey Nouah – Hotel Babylon

Alex Usifo – Off The Hook

Uti Nwachukwu – In The Cupboard

Yemi Blaq – The Search

Alex Ekubo – Lovelorn

BEST ACTRESS – AFRICAN COLLABORATION

Ini Edo – In The Cupboard

Patience Ozorkor – Untamed

Rukky Sandra – The Search

Nse Ikpe Etim – The Search

Tonto Dikeh – Lovelorn

Mercy Johnson – Wild Targer

BEST PICTURE – AFRICAN COLLABORATION

Desmond Elliot & Caroline Danjuma – In The Cupboard

Yvonne Nelson – Single & Married

Abdul Sallam – Grooms Bride

Andy Boyo – Untamed

Kobi Rana – Hotel Babylon

BEST PICTURE

Joni Waka – Van Vicker & Dr. Clarice Kulah-Ford

Grooms Bride – Abdul Sallam

Single & Married – Yvonne Nelson

Trap In The Game – Frank Rajah Arase

Ghana Police – Eugene Morrat

Hotel Babylon – Kori Rana

Secret Burden – Sellasie Ibrahim

Wanna Be – Edmund Quarshie & Michael Odeka

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

Single & Married – Kwame Awuah

Hotel Babylon – Kobi Rana

Joni Waka – Van Vicker

Area Boys – Kwame Agyeman

Grooms Bride – Adams Umar

BEST EDITING

Grooms Bride – Enoch Opoku

Hotel Babylon – Kobi Rana

Single & Married – Ebenezer Sowatey

B14 – Ninja

Wanna Be – Afra Marley

BEST CUSTOME AND WARDROBE

Queen Latifa – Mabel Germain

Ghana Police – Monica Agboli & Nicolas Nsiah

Return Of The Bukom Lion – De She Collections

Fathia Fata Nkrumah – George Atobrah

Grooms Bride – Samira Yakubu

Secret Burden – Smarttys Management

BEST ART DIRECTION

Return Of The Bukom Lion

Production Design: SHE Quartey

Set Decoration: Richard Quartey

Fathia Fata Nkrumah

Production Design: Jude Odoh

Set Decoration: Bismark Gyamera

Rain

Production Design: DJ Varga

Set Decoration: DJ Varga

Ghana Police

Production Design: Jones Agyeman

Set Decoration: James Akwasi Wiafe

Single & Married

Production Design: Pascal Amanfo

Set Decoration: Bismark Nii Odoi

Secret Burden

Production Design: John Izedonmi

Set Decoration: Fusani Mamudu

BEST MUSIC ORIGINAL SONG

Azonto Ghost – Bessa

Destiny’s Child – Wilhelmina Abu Andani (Mimi)

Single & Married – Abraham Affaine

Wrong Target – Samuel Sarpong

Fathia Fata Nkrumah – Adu Patrick

BEST DIRECTING – ENGLISH LANGUAGE

Single & Married – Pascal Amanfo

Grooms Bride – Frank Rajah Arase

Queen Latifa – Kensteve Anuka

In The Cupboard – Desmond Elliot

Hotel Babylon – Kobi Rana

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