The 7th edition of the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards (AMVCA) finally went down over the weekend. The award which seeks to recognize and celebrate exceptional players in the African film making business, was hosted by media personalities Ik osakioduwa from Nigeria and our very own Amina Abdi Rabar.
Just like they lit up the nominations list, Kenyan filmmakers and actors bagged a number of awards as follows:
Pascal Tokodi (Disconnect) – Best Supporting Actor in a Movie/TV Series,
Sippy Chadha (Subira) – Best Indigenous Language Movie /TV Series,
Sarah Hassan (Plan B) – Best Movie East Africa
(Promises) – Multichoice Talent Factory Academy East Africa
The winners took to their respective social media handles to thank their supporters
Other Kenyan nominees include:
Victor Gatonye (Dreamchild) – Best Indigenous Language/TV Series (Swahili)
Joan Kabugu (Toy Car) – Best Indigenous Language/TV Series (Swahili)
Iman Mueke (Disconnect) – Best Movie East Africa
Edijoe Mwaniki (Lost In Time) – Best Movie East Africa
(Ensulo) – Multichoice Talent Factory Award
Walter Odhiambo (Plan B) – Best Lighting Designer in a movie/TV series
Willis Abuto & Kevin Abuto (Poker) – Best Sound Editor
Congratulations to the all winners and the nominees. Keep shining!