2024 AMVCA : Full List Of Nominees


The nominees for the 10th Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards, which is scheduled to hold on May the 11th of 2024, have been announced.

With an abundance of talents and great productions available, the categories for the awards vary from best digital content, best indigenous language film, best lead actor , best supporting actor to best over all movie.

The list went on to recognize every side of the entertainment field in Africa.

According to the released list, Tolu Ajayi’s over the bridge leads with 12 nominations, including nominations in the Best Movie, Best Director, and Best Lead Actress categories.

C.J Fiery Obasi’s black and white film, Mami water follows closely with 11 nominations, Breath of Life and Jagun Jagun – The Warrior had 10 nominations each and A Tribe Called Judah follows with five nominations.

Timini Egbuson and Funke Akindele’s nominations in the the Best Supporting Actor and Best Actress categories respectively added up to the list.

Femi Adebayo and Funke Akindele emerged as the actors with the most nominations for their diverse roles in the movies Jagun Jagun and A Tribe Called Judah, respectively.

The best movie category contains only films made by Nigerian film makers which includes the following movies: Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti by Bolanle Austen Peters, Breath of Life by BB Sasore, Over The Bridge by Bose Oshin, Moses Nwangs Blood Vessel, Funke Akindele’s A Tribe Called Judah, The Black Book, from first-time director, Editi Effiong, and the second highest nominated movie Mami Wata by CJ Obasi ends the nominee list for that category.

See the full nomination list below:

Best Digital Content

National Treasure – Adebola Adeyela (Lizzy Jay)
Medical Negligence and Copyright Infringement – Isaac Ayomide Olayiwola (Layi Wasabi) Hello Neighbour – Elozonam Ogbolu, Lina idoko and Jemima Osunde
The Boyfriend – Maryam Apaokagi-Greene

Best Indigenous Language Film (West Africa)

Mami Wata (CJ Fiery Obasi)
Jagun Jagun (Femi Adebayo)
Ijogbon (Kunle Afolayan)
Orisa (Odunlade Adekola)
Nana Akoto (Kwabena Gyansah)

Best Indigenous Language (East Africa)

Where The River Divides
Ormoilaa Ogol (The Strong One)

Best Indigenous Language (South Africa)

Service To Heart
Uncle Limbani
Motshameko O Kotsi

Best Multichoice Talent Factory Movie

Her Dark Past
Somewhere in Kole
Full Time Husband
The 11th Commandment

Best Scripted M-Net Original

Slum King
Half Open Window
The Passenger
Magic Room

Best Unscripted M-Net Original

What Will People Say
The Irabors’ Forever After
Nwuyee Bekee (Foreign Wives)
Date My Family Zambia
Royal Qlique (Season 2)

Best Indigenous M-Net Original

The Passenger
Nana Akoto
Irora Iya
Love Transfusion (Kiapo Cha Damu)

Best Short Film

T’egbon T’aburo
Broken Mask
Eighteenth Year
Man and Masquerades
A Place Called Forward

Best Supporting Actor

Alexx Ekubo (Afamefuna)
Demola Adedoyin (Breath of Life)
Ibrahim Yekini (Jagun Jagun: The Warrior)
Gregory Ojefua (This is Life)
Timini Egbuson (A Tribe Called Judah)
Levi Chikere (Blood Vessel)
Ropo Ewenla (Over the Bridge)

Best Supporting Actress

Joke Silva (Over the Bridge)
Fathia Williams (Jagun Jagun – The Warrior)
Bimbo Akintola (The Black Book)
Genoveva Umeh (Breath of Life)
Eliane Umuhire (Omen)
Tana Adelana (Ijogbon – Chaos)
Ejiro Onojaife (The Origin: Madam Koi Koi)

Best Lead Actor

Wale Ojo (Breath of Life)
Stan Nze (Afamefuna)
Marc Zinga (Omen)
Gideon Okeke (Egun)
David Ezekiel (Blood Vessel)
Richard Mofe Damijo (The Black Book)
Adedimeji Lateef (Jagun Jagun – The Warrior)
Gabriel Afolayan (This is Lagos)

Best Lead Actress

Segilola Ogidan (Over The Bridge)
Lucie Debay (Omen)
Omowunmi Dada (Asiri Ade)
Ireti Doyle (The Origin: Madam Koi Koi)
Adaobi Dibor (Blood Vessel)
Evelyne Ily (Mami Wata)
Kehinde Bankole (Adire)
Funke Akindele (A Tribe Called Judah)

Best Cinematography

Mami Wata
Blood Vessel
Over The Bridge
Breath of Life
Jagun Jagun (The Warrior)
Ijogbon (Chaos)

Best Editing

Chuka Ejorh And Onyekachi Banjo
Holmes Awa
Alex Kamau And Victor Obok
Dayo Nathaniel
Antonio Ribeiro
Nathan Delannoy

Best Sound Design

Ava Momoh (Over the Bridge)
Daniel Pellerin and Amin Bhatia (Kipkemboi)
Grey Jones Ossai x2 (Breathe of Life and Blood Vessel)
Samy Bardet (Mami Wata)
Best Art Direction
Blood Vessel (Victor Akpan)
Over The Bridge (Abisola Omolade)
Breath of Life (Okechukwu Frost Nwankwo, Kelechi Odu)
The Black Book (Pat Nebo and Chima Temple)
Jagun Jagun: The Warrior (Tunji Afolayan)
Mami Wata (C.J Fiery Obasi)
Omen (Eve Martin)

Best Costume Design

Over The Bridge – Demola Adeyemi
Fumilayo Ransome – Kuti (Bolanle Austen- Peters, Ituen Basi, Folake Coker, Clement Effanga)
Jagun Jagun (Lola Awe)
Mami Wata (Bunmi Demilola Fashina)
Breathe of Life (Daniel Obasi)

Best Makeup

Over The Bridge (Francesca Otaigbe)
Mami Wata (Campbell Precious Arebamen)
Mojisola (Hadizat Gambo)
Jagun Jagun (Hakeem Onilogbo)
A Tribe Called Judah (Feyisayo Oyebisi)

Best Writing TV series

Skinny Girls in Transit (s7)
Bunmi Ajakaiye
Ifeanyi Barbara Chidi
Abdul Tijani- Ahmed
Wura (s2)
Jeffery David Musa
Olumide Kuti
Esther Oyiza Kokori
Visa On Arrival
Bovi Ugboma
MTV Shuga Naija
Staying Alive Foundation
Mona Ombogo
Masquerades of Aniedo
Timendo Aghahowa
Motunde Akiode
Slum King
Donald Tombia
Ifeanyi Barbara Chidi
Fatimah Binta Gimsay
Xavier Ighordje

Best Writing Movie

Breathe Of Life – BB Sasore
Over The Bridge – Tosin Otudeko
Fumilayo Ransome Kuti – Tunde Babalola
Jagun Jagun – Adebayo Tijani
Afamefuna – Anyanwu Sandra Adaora
ATCJ – Funke Ayotunde Akindele, Collins Okoh & Akinlabi Ishola
Mami Wata – CJ Obasi

Best Documentary

Ormoilaa Ogol (The Strong One)
Lobola – A Bride’s True Price?
Empalikino (Forgiveness)
The Water Manifesto: Osun (Water For Gold)
Sowing Hope

Best Series (Scripted)

Wura (s2)
Slum King

Best Series (Unscripted)

Lol Naija (s1)
Nightlife in Lasgidi
The Real Housewives of Lagos
Gh Queens (s2)
Mutale Mwanza Unscripted (s1)

Best Director

Moses Inwang (Blood Vessel)
Adebayo Tijani & Tope Adebayo (Jagun Jagun)
BB Sasore (Breath of Life)
Johnscott Enah (Half Heaven)
C. J. Fiery Obasi ( Mami Wata)
Kayode Kasum (Afamefuna)
Tolu Ajayi (Over The Bridge)

Best Movie

Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti
Breath of Life
Over The Bridge
Blood Vessel
A Tribe Called Judah
The Black Book
Mami Wata

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