The highly anticipated 8th edition of the African Magic viewers Choice Award (AMVCA) finale was held tonight, Saturday, the 14th of May, 2022.
It was held at the Exhibition Center, Eko Hotel and Suites, Lagos State. The AMVCA is an annual event put together to reward the hard work and talent of the men and women of Nollywood, who put in their blood and sweat to entertain their audiences.
The high-profile event had celebrities from all over the entertainment industry in attendance.
Of course, the red carpet was serenaded with dapper-looking men and gorgeous beauties, who had made deliberate efforts to look their best for the event.
For tonight’s event, South African Media Personality, Bonang Matheba, co-hosts with IK Osakioduwa.
As the name of the award implies, winners in each category are chosen based on the vote of the public.
See the full list of winners below.
AMVCA 2022 Winners list:
Best Actor in a Drama (Movie/TV Series)
Stan Nze – Rattlesnake
Best Actress in a Drama (Movie/TV Series)
Osas Ighodaro – Rattlesnake: The Ahanna Story
Best Africa Magic Original Drama Series
Rishantes – Dimbo Atiya
Best Actress in a comedy
Funke Akindele – Omo Ghetto (The Saga)
Best Actor in a comedy
Broda Shaggi/Samuel Perry – Dwindle
Best Director (Movie) – Ramsey Nouah for Rattlesnake: The Ahanna Story
Best Overall Movie – Amina by Izu Ojukwu & Okey Ogunjiofor
Best Africa Magic Original Comedy Series
The Johnsons – Rogers Ofime
Best Supporting Actor (Movie/TV Series)
Odunlade Adekola – Jankariwo
Best Supporting Actress (Movie/TV Series)
Omowunmi Dada – Country Hard
Best Soundtrack (Movie/TV Series)
Gold Coast Lounge – Pascal Aka & Raquel (From Ghana)
Best Movie – West Africa
Collision Course – Bolanle Austen-Peters, Joseph Umoibom & James Amuta
Best Movie – East Africa
The Girl In The Yellow Jumper – Morocco Omari
Best Movie – Southern Africa
Hairareb – Dantagos Jimmy-Melani
Best Short Film or Online Video
I Am The Prostitute Mama Described – Taiwo Ogunnimo
Best Documentary – If Objects Could Speak – Saitabao Kaiyare, Mumo Liku, Elena Schilling, Daniella Fritz, Ann Katrina Boberg
Best TV series – Drama or Comedy
The Mystic River – Rogers Ofime
Best Online Social Content Creator – Oga Sabinus
Best Cinematographer – Muhammad Attah
Best Picture Editor – Tunde Aplowo for ‘Maria Ebun Pataki’
Best Art Director (Movie/TV Series) – Tunji Afolayan
Best Lightning Designer (Movie/TV Series) – Matthew Yusuf for Rattlesnake: The Ahanna Story
Best Makeup – Balogun Abiodun for her work on Rattlesnake: The Ahanna Story
Best Writer (Movie/TV Series) – Manie Oisomaye, Donald Tombia and Biodun Stephen for Introducing The Kujus
Best Indigenous Language Movie or Series (Igbo) – Uche Nnanna Maduka
Best Indigenous Language Movie or Series (Yoruba) – David Akande, Demola Yusuf, Edgard Leroy (Alaise)
Best Indigenous Language Movie or Series (Hausa) – Rogers Ofime (Voiceless)
Best Indigenous Language Movie or TV Series (Swahili) – Freddy Feruz
Best Dressed Male – Denola Grey
Best Dressed Female – Osas Ighodaro
Industry Merit Award – Taiwo Ajayi-Lycett
Best Multichoice Talent Factory – Daisy Masembe for ‘Engaito’
Trailblazer Award – Teniola Aladese