Jackie Appiah scoops Best Actress in a drama (Perfect Picture) @ Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards + full list of winners

Entertainment of Sunday, 10 March 2013

Source: enewsgh


Ghanaian actress Jackie Appiah won the award for Best Actress in a Drama at the maiden Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards, held in Nigeria on Saturday.

Appiah’s award was for her role in the Shirley Frimpong-Manso produced Perfect Picture. She beat Bubu Mazibuko (Man on Ground), Genevieve Nnaji (The Mirror Boy), Nolwazi Shange (Otelo Burning), and Funke Akindele (Maami) to win what was Ghana biggest award on the night.

The maiden edition of the AMVCA encompassed some 28 awards, some of which were voted for by viewers, and others selected by an industry based judging panel.

Voting begun on January 28 at 23:00 CAT and closed at midnight CAT on March 3, 2013. Viewers voted via WEB, WAP or SMS.

“We know that everyone associated with these awards must be diligent and conduct themselves with integrity during what are challenging, tough processes. At this time, I must also say that we are truly delighted with the list of nominees and we wish them all well. Roll on March, we couldn’t be more excited about the big night and promise TV audiences an event to remember,” the organizers said of the event.

The Winners List below…

Best Actor – Drama (Movies/TV) OC Ukeje – Two Brides and a Baby

Best Actress – Drama (Movies/TV) Jackie Appiah – Perfect Picture

Best Supporting Actor – Drama (Movies/TV) Matthew Nabwiso – A Good Catholic Girl

Best Supporting Actress – Drama (Movies/TV) Maureen Koech – Lies that Bind

Best Actor – Comedy (Movies/TV) Hafiz Oyetoro – House a Part

Best Actress – Comedy (Movies/TV) Mercy Johnson – Dumebi the Dirty Girl

Best Costume Designer Ngozi Obasi – The Mirror Boy

Best Short Film Ngendo Mukii – Yellow Fever

Best Writer – Comedy Tim Greene – Skeem

Best Sound Editor Michael Botha & Joel Assaizky – Man on Ground

Best Movie Director Obi Emelonye – The Mirror Boy

Best Lighting Designer Dave Howe – Otelo Burning

Best Art Director Anita van Hemert & Chantel Carter – Otelo Burning

Best Movie (Comedy) Tim Greene – Skeem

Best Picture Editor Aryan Kaganof – Man on Ground

Best Movie (Drama) Akin Omotoso/Fabian Adeoye Lojede/Hakeem Kae-Kazim/Rosie Motene – Man on Ground

Best Local Language Movie (Yoruba) Tunde Kelani – Maami

Best Local Language Movie (Hausa) A. Ali/Hafizu Bello – Faida Nura

Best Local Langauge Movie (Swahili) Sameer Srivastava/Sanjni Srivastava – The Ray of Hope

Best Writer (Drama) Obi Emelonye/Amaka Obi-Emelonye – The Mirror Boy

Best Television Series Godffrey Mwampembwa/Marie Lora-Mungai – The XYZ Show

Best Cinematographer Paul Michelson – Man on Ground

Best Make-Up Artist Jacqui Bannermen – Otelo Burning

Best Movie Sara Blecher – Otelo Burning

Industry Trailblazer Award Ivie Okujaiye

Industry Merit Award Olu Jacobs