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Odunlade Adekola, Funke Akindele, others emerge winners at Africa Magic Viewers Choice Award 2022



Some big names in the entertainment industry in Africa emerged victorious at the 2022 African Magic Viewers Choice Award (AMVCA) 2022.

This year’s award category increased to 33 from its previous number paraded some of the biggest names in the industry in Africa.

Odunlade Adekola won the Best Supporting Actor in a Movie/TV Series with Jankariwo while Funke Akindele-Bello emerged the Best Actress in a Comedy (Movie/TV Series) with Omo Ghetto the Saga.

The Best Actor in a Comedy (Movie/TV Series) went to Broda Shaggi with Dwindle.

The event which was held at the Eko Hotels and Suites, Victoria Island is the 8th edition.

AMVCA is a gathering of industry professionals and lovers of African movies and television.

Below are some of the winners at the event:

Best Overall film

Amina – Izu Ojukwu & Okey Ogunjiofor


Best Actress In a Drama

Osas Ighodaro – Rattlesnake : The Ahanna Story


Best Actor in a Drama

Stan Nze – Rattlesnake : The Ahanna Story


Best Supporting Actress (Movie/TV Series)

Omowummi Dada – Country Hard


AMVCA Trailblazer Award

Teniola Aladese


Best Art Director (Movie/TV series)

Tunji Afolayan – Amina


Best Picture Editor

Tunde Apalowo – For Maria Ebun Pataki


Best Sound Editor (Movie/TV series)

Jim Lively and James Nelson – Amina


And best Best Lighting Designer (Movie/TV Series)

Mathew Yusuf for Rattlesnake- The Ahanna Story.


Best Writer (Movie/TV Series)

Manie Oiseomaye, Donald Tombia and Biodun Stephen – Introducing The Kujus


Best Cinematographer

Muhammed Atta Ahmed – Rattlesnake: The Ahanna Story


Best Makeup

Balogun Abiodun – Omo Ghetto The Saga

Best Costume Designer

Millicent T. Jack – Amina


Best Indigenous Language Movie or TV Series (Swahili)

Freddy Feruzi – Obambo


Best Indigenous Language Movie or TV Series (Hausa)

Rogers Ofime for Voiceless


Best Indigenous Language Movie or TV Series (Yoruba)

David Akande, Demola Yusuf and Edgard Leroy – Alasie


Best Indigenous Language Movie or TV Series (Igbo)

Uche Nnanna Maduka – ‘Nne-Ka


Best Television Series (Drama/ Comedy)

Rogers Ofime -The Mystic River


Best Documentary

Saitabao Kaiyare, Mumo Liku, Elena Schilling, Daniella Fritz and Ann Katrina Boberg – If Objects Could Speak


Best Short Film Or Online Video

Taiwo Ogunnimo – I Am The Prostitute Mama Described


Best Online Social Content Creator

Oga Sabinus – Mr Funny


Best Movie (Southern Africa)

Hairareb- Dantagos Jimmy-Melani


Best Movie (East Africa)

The Girl In The Yellow Jumper- Morocco Omar


Best Movie (West Africa)

Collision Course – Bolanle Austen-Peters and Joseph Umoibom


Best Soundtrack (Movie/TV Series)

Gold Coast Lounge – Pascal Aka and Raquel


Best Africa Magic Original Comedy Series

The Johnsons


Best Africa Magic Original Drama Series

The Rishantes’ – Dimbo Atiya


In his remark, John Ugbe, Chief Executive Officer of Multichoice Nigeria, said from its inception in 2013, Multichoice Nigeria has celebrated talents and reward excellent with good movies produced in Africa.

“Multichoice is honoured to be a significant contributor to the growth of the entertainment industry in Africa through its various platforms,” he said.



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