Zafaa Unveils Nominees For 2013 Awards!

Zafaa boss Sam Anwuzia

Zafaa boss Sam Anwuzia


The list of Nominees for the ZAFAA Global Awards 2013 has been unveiled. The award ceremony will hold on October 16, 2013 in London, at the KIA Oval. The Nominees for the various categories are stated below:

Best Director

Pascal Amanfo (House of Gold, Ghana)
Frank Rajah Arase (The Prince, Ghana)
Ikechukwu Onyeka (Brothers Keeeper, Nigeria)
Tope Oshin Ogun (Journey To Self, Nigeria)
Pascal Amanfo (Letters to My Mother, Ghana)
Obi Emelonye (Last Fight to Abuja, London)

Best Actor

Majid Michel (Brother’s Keeper, Nigeria)
Solomon Akiyesi (Blood of Shiloh, Nigeria)
Mike Ezuruonye (The Cartel, Nigeria)
John Dumelo (Letter to my Mother, Ghana)
Majid Michel (The Prince, Ghana)

Best Actress

Yvonne Nelson (The Prince, Ghana)
Omoni Oboli (Brothers Keeper, Nigeria)
Yvonne Nelson (House of Gold, Ghana)
Omotola Jalade Ekeinde (Last Flight to Abuja, London)

Best Lead Actor Indigenous

Femi Brainard (Mo Sorire, Nigeria)
Alex Adu Kofi (Okomfo Anokye, Ghana)
Rykardo Agbor (Ifa Iwa, Nigeria)
Wale Adebayo (Mahuru, Nigeria)

Best Lead Actress Indigenous

Tayo Odueke (Mo Sorire, Nigeria)
Moji Olaiya (Mahuru, Nigeria)
Fathia Balogun (Mahuru, Nigeria)
Ngozi Nwosu (Mo Sorire, Nigeria)
Ronke Ojo (Ifa Iwa, Nigeria)

Best Supporting Actor

Luclay Misoya (The Cartel, Nigeria)
Francis Odega (House of Gold, Ghana)
Adjetey Annang (Letters to my Mother, Ghana)

Best Supporting Actress

Tana Adelana (Single and Married, Ghana)
Omawumi Megbele (House of Gold, Ghana)
Beverly Naya (Brother’s Keeper, Nigeria)
Martha Ankomah (The Cartel, Nigeria)

Best Newcomer

Itz Tifanny (Single and Married, Ghana)
Henry Ado Asiedu (House of Gold, Ghana)
Mercy Chinwo (House of Gold, Ghana)
Kathrine Obiang (Journey to Self, Nigeria)
Marie Gomez (Shameful Deceit, London)
Desmond Finney (Ibu in Sierra Leone, Sierra Leone)

Best Child Performance

Lisa Asor Awuku (House of Gold, Ghana)
Tobi Oboli (Brother’s Keeper, Nigeria)
Victor Okenwa (God of Shiloh, Nigeria)
Victor Okenwa Jr. (Musical Whispers, Nigeria)

Best Picture

House of Gold (Ghana)
Brother’s Keeper (Nigeria)
Last Flight To Abuja (London)
The Cartel (Nigeria)
Letters to My Mother (Ghana)

Best Indigenous Movie

Mo Sorire (Nigeria)
Ifa Iwa (Nigeria)
Mahuru (Nigeria)
Okomfo Anokye (Ghana)
Mdundiko (Tanzania)

Best Short Film

Hope (Nigeria)
I See U (Cameroon)
Beleh (Cameroon)

Best Use of Costume

Single and Married (Ghana)
The Prince (Ghana)
House of Gold (Ghana)

Best Screenplay

Letters to My Mother (Ghana)
House of Gold (Ghana)
Single and Married (Ghana)
Brother’s Keeper (Nigeria)

Best Special Effect

Last Flight to Abuja (London)
The Twin Sword (Nigeria)
Spirit of a Hero (Nigeria)

Best Cinematography

Letters to my Mother (Ghana)
Single and Married (Ghana)
House of Gold (Ghana)
Last Flight to Abuja (London)

Best Sound

Brother’s Keeper (Nigeria)
Last Flight to Abuja (London)
House of Gold (Ghana)

Best Editing

Brother’s Keeper (Nigeria)
Last Flight to Abuja (London)
Single and Married (Ghana)

Best African TV in UK

BEN TV (SKY 182)
OH TV (SKY 199)
VOX AFRICAN TV (SKY 218)
NOLLYWOOD MOVIES (SKY 329)
AFRICAN CHANNEL (SKY 209)
ABN TV (SKY 290)

Non-Competitive Honours in Recognition of their Contribution to the African Film Industry in London
Theodora Ibekwe
Collins Archie-Pearce

Lifetime Achievement Award
Ernest Abby Quaye (Ghana)

Posthumous Award
Justus Esiri (Nigeria)

who do you think will win?…hmm…

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