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ONE NIGHT IN VEGAS Starring Yvonne Nelson and John Dumelo Steals The Show as NAFCA Announces 2013 Nominees



The  nominees for this year’s edition of the Nollywood & African Film Critics Awards (NAFCA) aka African Oscars was announced earlier today, revealing John Uche’s One Night In Vegas as the movie with the highest number of nods- a total of 17 awards in different categories.

The winners will be announced on September 14th and we’ll make sure we get you the details as soon as it becomes available.

Check out the full list of nominees below and share your thoughts on which movie or actors you think should have made the cut.

GENERAL CATEGORIES

Best Film
1. Alan Poza
2. Ninah’s Dowry
3. Weekend Getaway
4. One Night in Vegas
5. Le Silence Pure

Best Indigenous Film
1. The Blessed Curse
2. The Hands of Fate
3. Le Silence Pure
4. Deceit of the gods

Best Drama
1. Alan Poza
2. The Hunters
3. Le Silence Pure
4. Weekend Getaway
5. Ninah’s Dowry

Best Comedy
1. Alan Poza
2. Mrs. Somebody
3. American Mama
4. Wife for Ozobia
5. Unguarded

Best Docu-Drama
1. A Wish-Brest Cancer
2. The Hand of Fate- HIV
3. Boys Cry-Bullying
4. Ninah’s Dowry-Dowry
5. Le Silence Pure

BestTV/Online Series
1. Wife for Ozobio
2. African Connection
3. Adams Apples

Best Short Film / Trailer
1. Fetus
2. Unspoken
3. Hungry For You Honey
4. Five

Best Cinematography
1. A Wish
2. Alan Poza
3. Ninah’s Dowry
4. Weekend Getaway
5. One Night in Vegas

Best Screenplay
1. Letters to My Mother
2. Boys Cry
3. Alan Poza
4. Ninah’s Dowry
5. One Night in Vegas

Best Editing
1. Weekend Getaway
2. Alan Poza
3. Ninah’s Dowry
4. One Night in Vegas
5. Boys Cry

Best Sound
1. Page 36
2. Ninah’s Dowry
3. Turning Point
4. One Night in Vegas
5. Boys Cry

Best Original Score
1. America The True Dream-The Fetus
2. Crazy World-Somewhere in Baltimore
3. Zahara Loliwe-Pink Poison
4. False Engagement-False Engagement
5. Pariwo-Mind of the Enemy

Best Visual Effects
1. The Blessed Curse
2. One Night in Vegas
3. The Hunters
4. Temperamental
5. The Fetus

Best Costume
1. The Price
2. Unguarded
3. Page 36
4. African Connection
5. Le Silence Pure

Best Makeup
1. The Blessed Curse
2. The Fetus
3. Temperamental
4. Ninah’s Dowry
5. The Price

Best Actor in leading Role
1. Majid Michel – The Price
2. Ramsey Nouah-Weekend Getaway
3. Adjetey Anang – The Hunters
4. Jim Iyke-Blood or Wine
5. Anurin Nwunembom-Ninah’s Diary

Best Actress in leading role
1. Beverly Naya-Alan Poza
2. Jackie Appiah-The Hunters
3. Iretiola Doyle– Torn
4. Mbufung Seikeh-Ninah’s Diary
5. Genevieve Nnaji-Weekend Getaway

Best Actor in Supporting
1. Adjetey Annang-Letters to My Mother
2. Eddie Watson-Letters to My Mother
3. John Ijie-The Hands of Fate
4. Kofi Adjorlolo-The Price
5. Uti Nwachkwu-Weekend Getaway

Best Actress in supporting role
1. Kalsume Sinare-The Price
2. Patience Ozokwor – American Mama
3. Ini Edo-Weekend Getaway
4. Beverly Naya-Weekend Getaway
5. Monalisa Chinda-Weekend Getaway

Best Child Actor in a Film
1. Oley Saidykhan -The Hands of Fate
2. Elijah Kondeh-Boys Cry
3. Boakai Kimbo-Boys Cry
4. Ceareh Hamilton–Boys Cry
5. Marisha Nayee-Angel & the Mailman

Best Director in a Film
1. Charles Novia-Alan Poza
2. Pascal Amanfo- Letters to My Mother
3. Tom Robson-Mrs. Somebody
4. Desmond Elliot –Weekend Getaway
5. Victor Viyuoh-Ninah’s Dowry

DIASPORA CATEGORIES

Best film in Diaspora
1. Le Silence Pure
2. Page 36
3. One Night in Vegas
4. Boys Cry
5. Unguarded

Best Drama Diaspora Film
1. Turning Point
2. Page 36
3. Boys Cry
4. Unguarded
5. One Night in Vegas

Best Screenplay Diaspora Film
1. Turning Point
2. Page 36
3. One Night in Vegas
4. Boys Cry
5. Unguarded

Best Cinematography Diaspora Film
1. Turning Point
2. Page 36
3. One Night in Vegas
4. Black Money
5. Le Silence Pure

Best Actor in leading role Diaspora Film
1. Igoni Archibong-Turning Point
2. Pascal Atuma- Secret Past
3. Egbi Perez-Page 36
4. Montel Swaray-Temperamental
5. John Dumelo – One Night in Vegas

Best Actress in leading role Diaspora
1. Yvonne Nelson –One Night in Vegas
2. Jackie Appiah-Turning Point
3. Uche Jombo- Unguarded
4. Marie Solo Peters– Le Silence Pure
5. Fatima Koroma – Nurses from Hell

Best Actor in Supporting role Diaspora Film
1. Ernie Hudson- Turning Point
2. Jimmy Jean Louis-One Night in Vegas
3. Ash Da Vito-African Connection
4. Van Vicker – One Night in Vegas
5. Michael Blackson- One Night in Vegas

Best Actress in supporting role Diaspora Film
1. Merlisa Langellier -Page 36
2. KD Hubert-Turning Point
3. Sarodj Bertin–One Night in Vegas
4. Gloria Washington- Nurses From Hell
5. Chisom Oz Lee – Unguarded

Best Director in Diaspora Film
1. Mitchel A Jones–Boys Cry
2. John Uche-One Night In Vegas
3. Robert Peters– Le Silence Pure
4. Don Okolo-Page 36
5. Bethels Aguomoh-Ungurded

NOLLYWOOD & AFRICAN PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARDS

Favorite Actor
Benedict Johnson
Joseph Benjamin
Majid Michel
Emmanuel Mensah
Chamberlyne Okoro

Favorite Actress

Ify Hollywood
Omotola Ekehinde
Fatima Jabbe
Monalisa Chinda
Queen Amina

Favorite Director
Kule Afolayan
Prinze Whyee
Ibrahim Ceesay
Pascal Amanfo
Kathryn Fasegha

Favorite Screenwriter
Emem Isong
Andrew Campbell
Pascal Amanfo

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