The 2024 Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards (AMVCA) celebrated the best of African cinema

The 2024 Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards (AMVCA) celebrated the best of African cinema

The 10th edition of the Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards (AMVCA) dazzled audiences with its glitz and glamour as it unfolded at the prestigious Eko Hotel and Suites in Lagos State. Serving as the host for the remarkable event for the 10th consecutive year was the ever-charming Ik Osakioduwa.

The evening was not only a celebration of outstanding talent but also a recognition of industry icons. Chimezie Imo was honored with the Trailblazer Award, while Richard Mofe Damijo and Idowu Philips, popularly known as Iya Rainbow, received the esteemed Industry Merit Awards for their remarkable contributions to the movie industry.

Among the highlights of the evening were the numerous awards bestowed upon deserving winners. Here is a rundown of the recipients:

Best Digital Content

  • Winner: Isaac Ayomide Olayiwola (Layi Wasabi) for “Medical Negligence and Copyright Infringement”

Best Supporting Actor

  • Winner: Demola Adedoyin for “Breath of Life”

Best Supporting Actress

  • Winner: Genoveva Umeh for “Breath of Life”

Best Lead Actor

  • Winner: Wale Ojo for “Breath of Life”

Best Lead Actress

  • Winner: Kehinde Bankole for “Adire”

Best Director

  • Winner: BB Sasore for “Breath of Life”

Best Indigenous Language Film (West Africa)

  • Winner: “Jagun Jagun” by Femi Adebayo

Best Movie

  • Winner: “Breath of Life”

Best Indigenous Language Movie (East Africa)

  • Winner: “Ormoilaa Ogol (The Strong One)”

Best Costume Design

  • Winner: Lola Awe for “Jagun Jagun: The Warrior”

Best Sound Design

  • Winner: Grey Jones Ossai for “Blood Vessel”

Best Art Direction

  • Winner: Abisola Omolade for “Over The Bridge”

Best Makeup

  • Winner: Campbell Precious Arebamen for “Mami Wata”

Best Editing

  • Winner: Antonio Ribeiro for “The Black Book”

Best Writing Movie

  • Winner: Tunde Babalola for “Fumilayo Ransome Kuti”

Best Documentary

  • Winner: “Lobola – A Bride’s True Price?”

Best Multichoice Talent Factory Movie

  • Winner: “Her Dark Past”

The 10th edition of the AMVCA was truly a night to remember, honoring excellence and innovation in African cinema.

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