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#GJNEWS: Majid, Yvonne Nelson and others nominated for NAFCA 2013

A tall list of Ghanaian movies and film stars have been recognised for the upcoming third annual Nollywood & African Film Critics’ Awards (NAFCA) 2013.

Majid Michel
leads the pack with a nomination for Best Actor in a Leading Role in The Price. The movie also earned a nomination for ace actor Kofi Adjorlolo for Best Actor in a Supporting Role.

Adjetey Anang got two nods for Best Actor in a Leading Role for the movie The Hunters and Best Actor in a Supporting Role for Kafui Danku's Letters To My Mother.

Screen gem Jackie Appiah is nominated for Best Actress in a Leading Role in a Diaspora film for Turning Point and Best Actress in Leading Role for The Hunters.

The movie The Price is also in contention for the Best Costume and Best Make-up awards.

Ghanaian series Adams Apples has been nominated in Best TV/ Online Series category, while Letters to My Mother is nominated for Best Screenplay.

Other industry players nominated include Kalsoume Sinare, Yvonne Nelson, Van Vicker, Eddie Watson, Pascal Amanfo, among others.

Scheduled to take place at the Warner Theatre, Washington DC, USA on Saturday 14th September 2013, the awards ceremony will see some of the biggest names in the African film industry in attendance.

Check out the full list…

General Categories

Best Film

Alan Poza

Ninah’s Dowry

Weekend Getaway

One Night in Vegas

Le Silence Pure

Best Indigenous Film

The Blessed Curse

The Hands of Fate

Le Silence Pure

Deceit of the gods

Best Drama

Alan Poza

The Hunters

Le Silence Pure

Weekend Getaway

Ninah’s Dowry

Best Comedy

Alan Poza

Mrs. Somebody

American Mama

Wife for Ozobia

Unguarded

Best Docu-Drama

A Wish – Brest Cancer

The Hand of Fate – HIV

Boys Cry – Bullying

Ninah’s Dowry – Dowry

Le Silence Pure

Best TV/Online Series

Wife for Ozobia

African Connection

Adams Apple

Best Short Film/Trailer

The Fetus

Unspoken

Hungry For You Honey

Five

Best Cinematography

A Wish

Alan Poza

Ninah’s Dowry

Weekend Getaway

One Night in Vegas

Best Screenplay

Letters to My Mother

Boys Cry

Alan Poza

Ninah’s Dowry

One Night in Vegas

Best Editing

Weekend Getaway

Alan Poza

Ninah’s Dowry

One Night in Vegas

Boys Cry

Best Sound

Page 36

Ninah’s Dowry

Turning Point

One Night in Vegas

Boys Cry

Best Original Score

America The True Dream – The Fetus

Crazy World – Somewhere in Baltimore

Zahara Loliwe – Pink Poison

False Engagement – False Engagement

Pariwo – Mind of the Enemy

Best Visual Effects

The Blessed Curse

One Night in Vegas

The Hunters

Temperamental

The Fetus

Best Costume

The Price

Unguarded

Page 36

African Connection

Le Silence Pure

Best Make-up

The Blessed Curse

The Fetus

Temperamental

Ninah’s Dowry

The Price

Best Actor in a leading Role

Majid Michel – The Price

Ramsey Nouah – Weekend Getaway

Adjetey Anang – The Hunters

Jim Iyke – Blood or Wine

Anurin Nwunembom – Ninah’s Diary

Best Actress in a leading role

Beverly Naya – Alan Poza

Jackie Appiah – The Hunters

Iretiola Doyle – Torn

Mbufung Seikeh – Ninah’s Diary

Genevieve Nnaji – Weekend Getaway

Best Actor in a supporting role

Adjetey Annang – Letters to My Mother

Eddie Watson – Letters to My Mother

John Ijie – The Hands of Fate

Kofi Adjorlolo – The Price

Uti Nwachkwu – Weekend Getaway

Best Actress in a supporting role

Kalsoume Sinare – The Price

Patience Ozokwor – American Mama

Ini Edo – Weekend Getaway

Beverly Naya – Weekend Getaway

Monalisa Chinda – Weekend Getaway

Best Child Actor in a Film

Oley Saidykhan – The Hands of Fate

Elijah Kondeh – Boys Cry

Boakai Kimbo – Boys Cry

Ceareh Hamiltonc – Boys Cry

Marisha Nayee – Angel & the Mailman

Best Director in a Film

Charles Novia – Alan Poza

Pascal Amanfo – Letters to My Mother

Tom Robson – Mrs. Somebody

Desmond Elliot – Weekend Getaway

Victor Viyuoh – Ninah’s Dowry

Diaspora Categories

Best film in Diaspora

Le Silence Pure

Page 36

One Night in Vegas

Boys Cry

Unguarded

Best Drama Diaspora Film

Turning Point

Page 36

Boys Cry

Unguarded

One Night in Vegas

Best Screenplay Diaspora Film

Turning Point

Page 36

One Night in Vegas

Boys Cry

Unguarded

Best Cinematography Diaspora Film

Turning Point

Page 36

One Night in Vegas

Black Money

Le Silence Pure

Best Actor in a leading role Diaspora Film

Igoni Archibong – Turning Point

Pascal Atuma – Secret Past

Egbi Perez – Page 36

Montel Swaray – Temperamental

John Dumelo – One Night in Vegas

Best Actress in a leading role Diaspora

Yvonne Nelson – One Night in Vegas

Jackie Appiah – Turning Point

Uche Jombo – Unguarded

Marie Solo Peters – Le Silence Pure

Fatima Koroma – Nurses from Hell

Best Actor in a supporting role Diaspora Film

Ernie Hudson – Turning Point

Jimmy Jean Louis – One Night in Vegas

Ash Da Vito – African Connection

Van Vicker – One Night in Vegas

Michael Blackson – One Night in Vegas

Best Actress in a supporting role Diaspora Film

Merlisa Langellier – Page 36

KD Hubert – Turning Point

Sarodj Bertin – One Night in Vegas

Gloria Washington – Nurses From Hell

Chisom Oz Lee – Unguarded

Best Director in a Diaspora Film

Mitchel .A. Jones – Boys Cry

John Uche – One Night In Vegas

Robert Peters – Le Silence Pure

Don Okolo – Page 36

Bethels Aguomoh – Unguarded

Nollywood & African People’s Choice Awards

Favourite Actor

Benedict Johnson

Joseph Benjamin

Majid Michel

Emmanuel Mensah

Chamberlyne Okoro

Favourite Actress

Ify Hollywood

Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde

Fatima Jabbe

Monalisa Chinda

Queen Amina

Favourite Director

Kunle Afolayan

Prinze Whyee

Ibrahim Ceesay

Pascal Amanfo

Kathryn Fasegha

Favourite Screenwriter

Emem Isong

Andrew Campbell

Pascal Amanfo

Favourite Male Artiste Diaspora

Koby Maxwell

Sky J

Dacapo

Favourite Female Artiste Diaspora

Katumbella

Twissa

Soleil Diva

Uba Unwudiwe

Favourite Artiste of the Year

Yemi Sax

2 Face Idibia

P-Square

Favourite Song of the Year by

2 Face Idibia

P-Square – Beautiful Onyinye

Flavour – Ashawo

Favourite Video of the Year by

Timaya

P-Square – Beautiful Onyinye

Flavour – Ashawo

The NAFCA Special Honours

Lifetime Achievement Awards

President Jonathan E. Goodluck (Federal Republic of Nigeria)

President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf (Republic of Liberia)

Image Awards

HE Hon. First Lady Dr. Patience Goodluck (Federal Republic of Nigeria)

Amobi Okoye – Humanitarian (USA)

Curtis Jackson – Humanitarian (USA)

Hon. Speaker Tambuwal – Humanitarian (Federal Republic of Nigeria)

Special NAFCA Patriot Awards

Engr. Noah Dallaji – Humanitarian (Nigeria)

Kabiru Nuhu Poloma – Humanitarian Nollywood Friendly (Nigeria)

Prince Tom Ateke – Humanitarian/Nollywood Friendly (Nigeria)



   SOURCE: GHANAWEB.COM