Stephanie Linus, Funke Akindele, Others Win Big At The 2016 AMVCA


The Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards held last night at
the Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos with a lot of actors,
actresses and other celebrities in attendance. Stephanie Linus and Funke Akindele were some of the actresses that won big last night. Continue below to see the full list of winners and photos from the award ceremony.

– Stephanie Linus wins Best Overall Movie for Dry
– Akin Omotosho wins the award for Best Director
– Daniel K Daniel wins Best Actor in a Drama for A SOLDIER’S
– Adesua Etomi wins Best Actress in a Drama for Falling
– Chinny Onwugbenu, Genevieve Nnaji, Chichi Nwoko win Best
Movie – West African (Road to Yesterday)
– Elizabeth Michael wins Best Movie – East African
– Joyce Mhango Chavula wins Best Movie – Southern Africa
– Industry Merit Award goes to Bukky Ajayi & Sadiq Daba
– Trailblazer award goes to Kemi Lala Akindoju. She goes
home with the SUV
– Funke Akindele wins Best Actress in a Comedy (Jenifa’s
– Best Actor in a Comedy (Jenifa’s Diary) goes to Folarin
– Paul Michaelson wins Best Cinematographer award
– Best Supporting Actress – Tunbosun Aiyedehin for Before 30
– Best Supporting Actor – A Soldier’s Story – Sambassa
– Remi Vaughan-Richards wins the Best Documentary
– Best Indigenous Language Movie/TV Series – Usekwu Igbo –
Paul Igwe
– Best Indigenous Language Movie (Yoruba) – Binta Ofege goes
to Abiodun Jimoh and Jumoke Odetola
– Salisu Balarabe wins the AMVCA 2016 for Best Local
Language – Hausa
– Best Indigenous Language Series or Movie (Swahili) –
Kitendawili – Josephat Lukaza
– Uche Nancy wins Best Costume Designer for ‘Dry’
– Shirley Frimpong-Manso wins the Best Picture Editor award
-Paul Michaelson wins Best Cinematographer
– Stanlee Ohikhuare wins the AMVCA 2016 in the category of
Best Lighting!
– Trish Malone wins the award for Best Drama Writer!
– Best Short Film or Online Video: Oluseyi Amuwa
– Louiza Calore wins Best Make-Up for her work on “Ayanda”
– The Best Television Series goes to: Ariyike Oladipo
-The first winner for tonight is FRANK RAJA ARASE, for Best
Art Director

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