The Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards (AMVCA) is a celebration of excellence in the African film and television industry. The 2023 edition, held on the 20th of May, was a night to remember, with some of the biggest names in the industry vying for the coveted trophy. From the dazzling red carpet looks to the breathtaking performances and emotional acceptance speeches, the event was an unforgettable experience.
As the curtains drew to a close, fans and enthusiasts alike were left on the edge of their seats, eagerly anticipating the announcement of the winners. In this blog, we bring you the list of winners of the 2023 AMVCA. Whether you missed the live broadcast or simply want to relive the magic of the night, join us as we take you through the list of winners and their outstanding achievements.
List of AMVCA winners 2023
BEST DIRECTOR winner — Loukman Ali – Brotherhoods
BEST SOUND EDITOR – (MOVIE/TV SERIES) winner — Anu Afolayan – Anikulapo
BEST PICTURE EDITOR – (MOVIE/TV SERIES) winner — Holmes Awa & Daniel Tom – Crime & Justice.
BEST ART DIRECTOR – (MOVIE/TV SERIES) winner — Wale Adeleke – King Of Thieves (Agesinkole)
Best Cinematographer — winner Loukman Ali – Brotherhood.
BEST WRITER – (MOVIE/TV SERIES) — Sola Dada – Anikulapo.
BEST COSTUME DESIGNER – (MOVIE/TV SERIES) Winner — Adeola Art-Alade – The Real Housewives of Lagos Reunion Episode.
BEST MAKE UP – (MOVIE/TV SERIES) winner — Maryam Ndukwe , Hakeem Effects Onilogbo – Shanty Town.
BEST SOUND TRACK – (MOVIE/TV SERIES) winner — Kent Edunjobi – Anikulapo.
BEST INDIGENOUS LANGUAGE – SWAHILI – (MOVIE/TV SERIES) winner — Philip Karanja Njenga – Click Click Bang.
BEST INDIGENOUS LANGUAGE – HAUSA – (MOVIE/TV SERIES) winner— Abubakar Bashir Maishadda – Aisha .
BEST INDIGENOUS LANGUAGE YORUBA (MOVIE/TV SERIES) — winner — Kunle Afolayan – Anikulapo.
BEST INDIGENOUS LANGUAGE – IGBO – (MOVIE/TV SERIES) winner — Victor Iyke – Uhuruchi (4th nomination , second win).
BEST SHORT FILM/ online video— winner — Adeoye Adetunji – Pa Aromire ( N1 million win).
BEST ONLINE SOCIAL CONTENT CREATOR – Winner— Elozonam , Kie Kie – Back From The Future.
BEST TELEVISION SERIES— winner — Yinka Edward – Crime & Justice.
BEST DOCUMENTARY winner — Nora Awolowo – ‘Nigeria: The Debut’
BEST MOVIE EAST AFRICA winner — Click Click Bang – Philip Karanja Njenga.
BEST MOVIE WEST AFRICA winner — Brotherhood – Jade Osiberu.
BEST MOVIE SOUTHERN AFRICA winner — Elvis Chucks – Jewel.
BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR – (MOVIE/TV SERIES) winner — Abdisattar Ahmed – Gacal
BEST ACTRESS IN A COMEDY- (MOVIE/TV SERIES) winner — Bimbo Ademoye – Selina
BEST ACTOR IN A COMEDY – (MOVIE/TV SERIES) –winner — Samuel Perry (Broda Shaggi) – Inside Life
BEST ACTRESS IN A DRAMA (MOVIE/TV SERIES) winner — Osas Ighodaro – Man of God
BEST ACTOR IN A DRAMA (MOVIE/TV SERIES) Winner —Tobi Bakre – Brotherhood
THE MULTICHOICE TALENT FACTORY FILM winner — Leaked.
BEST ORIGINAL DRAMA SERIES winner— Ricordi
BEST ORIGINAL COMEDY SERIES winner — Njoro Wa Uba
BEST ORIGINAL TELENOVELA (new category) winner — Mpali
BEST MNET UNSCRIPTED ORIGINAL (new category) winner — King Buger
Industry merit awards winner presented by Femi Odugbemi — Patience Ozokwor
Trailblazer Award — Angel Unigwe