Monday, October 31, 2011

2011 ZAFAA Awards - winners


The 4th annual Zulu African Film Academy Awards (ZAFAA) were handed out last week in Troxy Hall, London. They were dominated by the film The Mirror Boy which won six awards. It won for Best Film, Lead Actress (Genevieve Nnaji), Supporting Actress (Fatima Jabbe), Child Actor - Male (Edward Kagutuzi), Cinematography and Editing.

Frank Raja won Best Director for Somewhere in Africa which also picked up Best Story (Pascal Amanfo) and Best Sound Editing. The film Okon Lagos also captured three awards, in the comedy categories. It picked up Best Comedy Film, Comedy Actor (Ime-Bishop Umoh) and Comedy Actress (Vanessa Koko).

Edikan 
was a double-winner, taking Best Actress - Indigenous (Ini Edo) and Producer - Indigenous (Uduak Oguamanam).

A Lifetime Achievement Award was granted to Olu Jacobs. A Posthumous Award was also given to the late actor Sam Loco Efe who passed away on August 7, 2011.

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Complete list of winners for the 4th annual Zulu African Film Academy Awards

BEST LEAD ACTOR
Kenneth Okonkwo (Save Our Souls, Nigeria)

BEST LEAD ACTRESS
Genevieve Nnaji (The Mirror Boy, Nigeria)

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Fatima Jabbe (The Mirror Boy, Gambia)

BEST ACTOR INDIGENOUS
Ali Nuhu (Carbin Kwai, Nigeria)

BEST ACTRESS INDIGENOUS
Ini Edo (Edikan, Nigeria)

BEST COMEDY ACTOR
Ime-Bishop Umoh (Okon Lagos, Nigeria)

BEST COMEDY ACTRESS
Vanessa Koko  (Okon Lagos, Nigeria)

BEST UPCOMING (MALE)
Nchifor Valery (Obssession, Cameroon)

BEST UPCOMING( FEMALE)
Demetria (Thorns, Zimbabwe)

BEST CHILD ACTOR (MALE)
Edward Kagutuzi (The Mirror Boy, UK)

BEST CHILD ACTOR (FEMALE)
Promise Nsima (From Within, Nigeria)

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
Olu Jacobs

POSTHUMOUS AWARD
Sam Loco Efe

BEST FILM
Obi Emelonye (Mirror Boy, UK)

BEST COMEDY FILM
Okon Lagos (Nigeria)

BEST CULTURAL EXPRESSION
Bose Alao Omotoyosi (Olasubomi, Nigeria)

BEST DIRECTOR
Frank Raja (Somewhere In Africa, Ghana)

BEST DIRECTOR (INDIGENOUS)
Femi Fadeyi (Osu Kesan, Nigeria)

BEST PRODUCER
Emem Isong (Memories Of My Heart, Nigeria)

BEST PRODUCER ( INDIGENOUS)
Uduak Oguamanam (Edikan, Nigeria)

BEST STORY
Pascal Amanfo (Somewhere In Africa, Ghana)

BEST SCREENPLAY
Emeka Amakeze (The Maidens, Nigeria)

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
The Mirror Boy (UK)

BEST FILM EDITING
Andrew Webber/Andrew Linton (The Mirror Boy, UK)

BEST SOUND EDITING
Chucks (Somewhere In Africa, Ghana)

BEST COSTUMIER
Samira Yakubu (Queen’s Pride, Ghana)

BEST AFRICAN TV STATION IN THE UK
OH TV

BEST TV SOUTH AFRICA
SABC (South Africa)

BEST WEST AFRICAN TV STATIONS
NTA (Nigeria)  & TV Africa (Ghana)

BEST ENTERTAINMENT FRIENDLY AIRLINE
Arik  Air

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