Held at the prestigious Eko Hotel and Suites, the event celebrated the outstanding achievements and contributions of talented stars in the African film industry. With media presenter Ik Osakioduwa and South African celebrity and model, Zozibini Tunzi as hosts, the award night was a memorable experience for both the live audience and viewers at home.
Below are the winners of the 9th edition of the AMVCA Awards in each category:
BEST ACTOR IN A COMEDY – (MOVIE/TV SERIES) - Samuel Perry (Broda Shaggi)
BEST ACTOR IN A DRAMA (MOVIE/TV SERIES) - Tobi Bakre – Brotherhood
BEST ACTRESS IN A COMEDY- (MOVIE/TV SERIES) - Bimbo Ademoye – Selina
BEST MAKEUP (MOVIE/TV SERIES) - Maryam Ndukwe, Shanty Town
THE MULTICHOICE TALENT FACTORY FILM - Leaked
BEST INDIGENOUS LANGUAGE – SWAHILI - Philip Karanja Njenga – Click Click Bang
BEST INDIGENOUS LANGUAGE YORUBA (MOVIE/TV SERIES) - Kunle Afolayan – Anikulapo
BEST INDIGENOUS LANGUAGE – HAUSA – (MOVIE/TV SERIES) - Abubakar Bashir Maishadda – Aisha
BEST INDIGENOUS LANGUAGE – IGBO – (MOVIE/TV SERIES) - Victor Iyke – Uhuruchi
BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR – (MOVIE/TV SERIES) - Abdisattar Ahmed – Gacal
BEST ACTRESS IN A DRAMA -(MOVIE/TV SERIES) - Osas Ighodaro – Man of God
TRAILBLAZER AWARDS - Angel Unigwe
BEST OVERALL MOVIE – AFRICA - Kunle Afolayan – Anikulapo
The AMVCA 2023 Award Night proved to be an outstanding success, as it celebrated the very best in the African film industry. The evening was filled with anticipation and excitement as winners were announced, and as the evening came to a close, the triumphant winners stood tall as true champions, leaving an indelible mark on the film industry. The AMVCA 2023 was a testament to the exceptional talent and relentless dedication exhibited by these African stars, who have shaped the narrative of African storytelling.