Joseph Benjamin, Van Vicker Battle For Afro Hollywood Awards

Joseph Benjamin, Van Vicker Battle For Afro Hollywood Awards

Organizers of the African Film Awards aka the Afro Hollywood Awards have announced the nominees for the 17th edition of the awards.

Joseph Benjamin, Van Vicker Battle For Afro Hollywood Awards

The likes of Nigerian actors Nonso Diobi, Yemi Blaq, Tonto Dike, Chika Ike and Omoni Oboli have been placed in the ‘Best Actor and Actress’ categories.

The  coveted prize is however the ‘African Actor of the Year’ which fields Nigerian actor Joseph Benjamin, Ghana’s Van Vicker and South African Jafta Mamabolo as nominees.

‘The awards ceremony will attract British African stars from film & television, British producers seeking collaboration with Nollywood practitioners and high net worth British Africans seeking to invest in Africa’s leading film industry’, Prince Mike Abiola, Chairman of the awards committee said.

The awards ceremony will hold on Saturday, November 3 at Stratford Town Hall, 29 Broadway, Stratford, London. However, winners in each award category, who will be attending the prestigious annual awards in London, will be announced at a special ceremony on Wednesday 10th October in Akure, Ondo State, Nigeria.

Full list of nominees below

AFRICAN ACTOR OF THE YEAR (AFRICAN FILM CATEGORY)

Joseph Benjamin (Nigeria)

Van Vicker (Ghana)

BEST ACTOR (ENGLISH LANGUAGE FILM)

Nonso Diobi

Femi Branch

BEST ACTRESS (ENGLISH LANGUAGE FILM)

Chika Ike

Tonto Dike

BEST ACTRESS (SUPPORTING ROLE IN AN ENGLISH LANGUAGE FILM)

Kiki Omeili

Nse Ikpe Etim

BEST ACTRESS (YORUBA LANGUAGE FILM)

Funke Adesiyan

Ayo Adesanya

BEST ACTRESS (SUPPORTING ROLE IN A YORUBA LANGUAGE FILM)

Mosun Filani

Toyin Aimaku

BEST ACTOR (YORUBA LANGUAGE FILM)

Odunlade Adekola

Adefemi Salami

BEST ACTOR (SUPPORTING ROLE IN A YORUBA LANGUAGE FILM)

Muka Ray

Femi Fadeyi

BEST ACTOR (HAUSA LANGUAGE FILM)

Aminu Sherif Momoh

Ibrahim Maishunku

BEST ACTRESS (HAUSA LANGUAGE FILM)

Sadiya Mohammed

Mayam Booth

VETERAN ACTOR

Tafa Oloyede

Kayode Olasehinde

VETERAN ACTRESS

Abeni Balogun

Lanre Hassan (Iya Awero)

BEST DIRECTOR (ENGLISH FILM)

Mahmud Ali Balogun

Bond Emeruwa

BEST DIRECTOR (YORUBA FILM)

Ayinde Sansaliu

Yemi Amodu

BEST MARKETER (YORUBA FILM)

Alhaji Toyin Uthman (Toymax Film Holdings)

Biodun Ibitola (Remdel Ultimal)

BEST MARKETER (ENGLISH FILM)

Andy Best

Cosmos Ndulue

BEST COMEDY TALENT

Bolaji Amusan (Mr. Latin)

Hafiz Oyetoro (Saka)

 

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