By Sandra Birungi
The Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards took place yesterday, Sunday 10th March 2013 at Eko Hotel in Lagos.
The award ceremony was hosted by Big Brother Africa presenter, IK and former Zimbabwe BBA housemate, Vimbai Mutinhiri. Among the winners for the night was Ugandan actor best known for his role in NTV’s The Hostel appearing as Gilo, Mathew Nabwiso who won the Best Supporting Actor award. Below is the full list of winners for the night.
Best Costume Designer – Ngozi Obasi (The Mirror Boy)
Best make up Artiste – Jacgui Bannermen (Otele Burning)
Best Art Director – Anita Van Hermet & Chantel Carter (Otelo Burning)
Best Lighting Design – Dave Howe (Otele Burning) Click read more to see the rest of the winners.
Best Cinematography – Paul Michelson (Man on Ground)
Best Writer in a Comedy – Tim Greene (Skeem)
Best Local Language Swahili – Sameer Srivastava (The Ray of Hope)
Best Local Language Hausa – A. Ali and Hafizu Bello (Faida Nura)
Best Local Language Yoruba – Tunde Kelani (Maami)
Best Television Series – Godfrey & Marie Lora-Mungai (The XYZ Show)
Best writer Drama – Precious & Amaka Obi Emelonye. (The Mirror Boy)
Best Short Film – Ngendo mukii (Yellow Fever)
Best Actress in a Comedy – Mercy Johnson (Dumebi the Dirty Girl)
Best Actor In A Comedy – Hafiz Oyetoro (House Apart)
Best Supporting Actress In A Drama – Maureen Koech (Lies that Bind)
Best Supporting Actor In A Drama – Mathew Nabwiso (A Good Catholic Girl)
Best Actress In A Drama – Jackie Appiah (Perfect Picture)
Best Actor In A Drama – O.C Ukeje (Two Brides And A Baby)
Best Movie Director – Akin Omotoso (Man On Ground)
Best Comedy Movie – Tim Greene (Skeem)
Best Movie In A Drama – Obi Emelonye (The Mirror Boy)
Best Movie Overall – Othelo Burning by Sara Blecher.