The nominees for the second annual AfricaMagic Viewers’ Choice Awards (AMVCAs) were announced earlier this week. In just their second year running, the AMVCAs are fast becoming a highlight on the continent’s entertainment calendar!
A total of 28 awards are up for grabs. The awards ceremony will be held and screened live Saturday March 8 on DStv and GOtv.
Uganda’s Mathew Nabwiso won the Best Supporting Actor award in the inaugural awards and this time only one Ugandan, Michael Wawuyo for the Best Make Up Artiste category in the movie The Felistas Fables.
Ghanaian film Contract led the nominations list, followed by Nigeria’s Living Funeral with eight nominations, Tanzania’s Siri Ya Mtungi with seven, Kenya’s Nairobi Half Life also has seven while Nigeria’s Last Flight to Abuja has six.
AfricaMagic also announced a brand new category The New Era Award, which will recognise and honour individuals who have made significant contribution to creating a new era for African film and television. Nominees in this category include: Desmond Elliot, Kate Henshaw, Rita Dominic, Rukky Sanda and Uche Jombo.
You can vote by visiting www.africamagic.tv. Public voting will close on March 3, 2014.