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Celebrating Excellence: AMVCA 2024 Nominations Announced for 10th Edition
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Celebrating Excellence: AMVCA 2024 Nominations Announced for 10th Edition

Mar 25, 2024

The African Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards (AMVCA) has firmly established itself as one of the most prestigious events in the African entertainment industry, celebrating outstanding achievements in film and television. As anticipation builds for its landmark 10th edition, the AMVCA 2024 nominations have been unveiled, showcasing a diverse array of talent and creativity across various categories.

Scheduled to take place on May 11th at the Eko Hotel and Suites in Lagos State, the AMVCA 2024 promises to be a grand celebration of African cinema and television excellence. With a decade of honoring remarkable contributions to the industry, this edition holds special significance, highlighting the growth and evolution of African storytelling on screen.

AMVCA 2024 Nominations

Best Digital Content

“National Treasure” by Adebola Adeyela (Lizzy Jay)
“Medical Negligence and Copyright Infringement” by Isaac Ayomide Olayiwola (Layi Wasabi)
“Hello Neighbour” by Elozonam Ogbolu, Lina Idoko, and Jemima Osunde
“The Boyfriend” by Maryam Apaokagi-Greene

Best Indigenous Language Film (West Africa)

“Mami Wata” by CJ Fiery Obasi
“Jagun Jagun” by Femi Adebayo
“Ijogbon” by Kunle Afolayan
“Orisa” by Odunlade Adekola
“Nana Akoto” by Kwabena Gyansah

Best Multichoice Talent Factory Movie

“Grown”
“Her Dark Past”
“Somewhere in Kole”
“Full Time Husband”
“The 11th Commandment”
“Mfumukazi”

Best Scripted M-Net Original

“Slum King”
“Half Open Window”
“Itura”
“The Passenger”
“Magic Room”

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Best Director

BB Sasore for “Breath of Life”
CJ Fiery Obasi for “Mami Wata”
Johnscott Enah for “Half Heaven”
Kayode Kasum for “Afamefuna”
Moses Inwang for “Blood Vessel”
Tolu Ajayi for “Over the Bridge”

Best Lead Actor

Wale Ojo in “Breath of Life”
Stan Nze in “Afamefuna”
Marc Zinga in “Omen”
Gideon Okeke in “Egun”
David Ezekiel in “Blood Vessel”
Richard Mofe Damijo in “The Black Book”
Adedimeji Lateef in “Jagun Jagun – The Warrior”
Gabriel Afolayan in “This is Lagos”

Best Lead Actress

Segilola Ogidan in “Over The Bridge”
Lucie Debay in “Omen”
Omowunmi Dada in “Asiri Ade”
Ireti Doyle in “The Origin: Madam Koi Koi”
Adaobi Dibor in “Blood Vessel”
Evelyne Ily in “Mami Wata”
Kehinde Bankole in “Adire”
Funke Akindele in “A Tribe Called Judah”

These nominations represent a cross-section of the outstanding talent and creativity within the African film and television industry. As the countdown to the ceremony begins, anticipation is strong for May 11 when the stars of African entertainment will gather to celebrate a decade of excellence at the African Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards.

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