AMVCA Winners: Check Out The Full List Of Winners

One of the most looked forward to events in the African film industry came around on Saturday as African entertainers and fans of the African movie industry gathered at the Convention Centre of the Eko Hotel and Suites in Lagos to celebrate the AMVCA 2017 winners.

Of all the AMVCA 2017 winners, Izu Ojukwu’s ’76 emerged the biggest winner. The film carted away awards in the Best Movie category as well as Best Actress, Best Costume Designer, Best Art Director and Best Director.

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Comedic actress Funke Akindele won two awards and Chika Okpala aka Chief Zebrudaya took home the Industry Merit Award.

Check out the Full list of AMVCA 2017 Winners Below:

Best Makeup Artist

Hakeem Onilogbo Ajibola and Perekeme Odon for Oloibiri

Best Costume Designer

Pat Egwurube for ’76

Best Art Director

Pat Nebo for ’76


Best Sound Editor

Guy Steer for VAYA

Best Picture Editor

Nnodim Chigozie and Paula Peterson for Oloibiri

Best Lighting Designer

Elliot Sewape for 93 Days

Best Cinematographer

Lance Gewer for Happiness Is A Four Letter Word

Best Short Film/Online Video

Ogo Okpue for Cat Face

Best Documentary

Uga Carlini for Alison

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Best Actor in a Comedy Series

Samuel Ajibola for The Johnsons

Best Actor in MNet Drama Series

David Jones David for Hotel Majestic

Best Comedy Series

The Johnsons

Best MNet Drama Series


Best Indigenous Language Movie (Swahili)


Best Indigenous Language (Hausa)

Tijani Shehu Yahaya for Yaki Da Zuciya

Best Indigenous Language Movie (Yoruba)

Abiodun Jimoh and Jumoke Odetola for Somewhere In The Dark

Best Indigenous Language Movie/Series (Igbo)

Crey Ahanonu for Amonye Bu Onye

Best Soundtrack (Original Score)

Michael Ogunlade for The Encounter

Best TV Show

Jenifa’s Diary

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Award for Best Writer (Movie/TV Series)


Best Supporting Actress

Ebele Okaro Onyuike for Four One Love

Best Supporting Actor

Rotimi Salami for Just Got Married

Best Actress Comedy (Movie/TV Series)

Funke Akindele for Jenifa’s Diary

Best Actor Comedy (Movie/TV Series)

Ime Bishop Umoh for The Boss is Mine

Trailblazer Award

Somkele Iyamah-Idhalama


Industry Merit Award

Chika Okpala aka Chief Zebrudaya

Best Movie East Africa  

Sarika Hemi Lakhani for Kati Kati

Best Movie West Africa

Rogers Ofime for Oloibiri

Best Movie Southern Africa

Elvis Chuks for All About Love

Best Actress (Drama/Movie/TV Series)

Rita Dominic for ’76

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Best Actor (Drama/Movie/TV Series)

Sambasa Nzeribe for Slow Country

Best Director

Izu Ojukwu for ’76

Best Movie