The 9th edition of the Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards (AMVCA) culminated in a dazzling evening filled with glitz, glamour, and unforgettable moments. The prestigious event, held at the renowned Eko Convention Center Victoria Island on May 20, showcased the remarkable achievements and contributions of African filmmakers and actors across various categories.
The highly anticipated winner announcements were made during the star-studded ceremony, attended by esteemed guests, industry professionals, and fans from across the continent. The AMVCA, known for its commitment to recognizing and honoring excellence in the African film industry, revealed the deserving winners who have left an indelible mark on the creative landscape.
The list of awardees was not surprising as the winners from the different categories exemplify the exceptional talent and creativity that African cinema has to offer. Their remarkable work continues to captivate audiences and shape the industry’s future.
The Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards (AMVCA) is an annual celebration of African cinema, recognizing and honoring outstanding achievements in filmmaking. Established to encourage and inspire excellence, the AMVCA has become a prestigious event that showcases the best of African talent and creativity.
Here are the winners of the 9th AMVCA in their respective categories:
BEST SOUND EDITOR – (MOVIE/TV SERIES) winner — Anu Afolayan – Anikulapo
BEST PICTURE EDITOR – (MOVIE/TV SERIES) winner — Holmes Awa & Daniel Tom – Crime & Justice.
BEST ART DIRECTOR – (MOVIE/TV SERIES) winner — Wale Adeleke – King Of Thieves (Agesinkole)
Best Cinematographer — winner Loukman Ali – Brotherhood.
BEST WRITER – (MOVIE/TV SERIES) — Sola Dada – Anikulapo.
BEST COSTUME DESIGNER – (MOVIE/TV SERIES) Winner — Adeola Art-Alade – The Real Housewives of Lagos Reunion Episode.
BEST MAKEUP – (MOVIE/TV SERIES) winner — Maryam Ndukwe , Hakeem Effects Onilogbo – Shanty Town.
BEST SOUNDTRACK – (MOVIE/TV SERIES) winner — Kent Edunjobi – Anikulapo.
BEST INDIGENOUS LANGUAGE – SWAHILI – (MOVIE/TV SERIES) winner — Philip Karanja Njenga – Click Click Bang.
BEST INDIGENOUS LANGUAGE – HAUSA – (MOVIE/TV SERIES) winner— Abubakar Bashir Maishadda – Aisha .
BEST INDIGENOUS LANGUAGE YORUBA (MOVIE/TV SERIES) — winner — Kunle Afolayan – Anikulapo.
BEST INDIGENOUS LANGUAGE – IGBO – (MOVIE/TV SERIES) winner — Victor Iyke – Uhuruchi
BEST SHORT FILM/ ONLINE VIDEO— winner — Adeoye Adetunji – Pa Aromire
BEST ONLINE SOCIAL CONTENT CREATOR – Winner— Elozonam , Kie Kie – Back From The Future.
BEST TELEVISION SERIES— winner — Yinka Edward – Crime & Justice.
BEST DOCUMENTARY winner — Nora Awolowo – ‘Nigeria: The Debut’
BEST MOVIE EAST AFRICA winner — Click Click Bang – Philip Karanja Njenga.
BEST MOVIE WEST AFRICA winner — Brotherhood – Jade Osiberu.
BEST MOVIE SOUTHERN AFRICA winner — Elvis Chucks – Jewel.