Wednesday, 21 December 2016

COMPLETE NOMINEES AND WNNERS LIST OF THE 2016 IN-SHORT INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

The 6th In-Short International Film Festival has a reputation for discovering new amazing filmmakers as it is like a springboard for them to take on bigger challenges. This year so many fantastic short films screened for 3 days with a lot of filmmakers and Actors in attendance, Animation and Documentaries was also screened this year.
Below are the list of nominees and winners at the Festival this year. 

Judith Audu, Jide Ali, Victor Okhai and Tope Oshin


NOMINEES AND WNNERS OF THE 2016 IN-SHORT INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

INSHORT 2016 BEST ANIMATION
  • ·      Gyrow
  • ·      Lolly Pop
  • ·      Black Barbie
  • ·      Lost Dream

WINNER: GYROW


INSHORT 2016 BEST DOCUMENTARY 
  • ·      Okada Books
  • ·      Makoko: Future Afloat
  • ·      And the Chain was Not 

WINNER: AND THE CHAIN WAS NOT


INSHORT 2016 BEST MUSIC VIDEO
  • ·      Mr. President
  • ·      Feyth (ULUESE)
  • ·      Yung Tizzy (Genesis)
  • ·      Raybeats ‘Restoration’


WINNER: MR PRESIDENT


INSHORT 2016 BEST CHILD ACTOR
  • ·      Ndifereke Etim – For Role in Gbera
  • ·      Daniel Udah – For Role in Opeyemi
  • ·      Seita Iwu  - For Role in Untold

WINNER: Daniel Udah – For Role in Opeyemi


INSHORT 2016 BEST SOUND

  • Great News
  • Opeyemi
  • Cliché
  • Bout 
WINNER: BOUT  


INSHORT 2016 BEST COSTUME

  • Attahiru
  • Kodinga
  • Adazi ala
  • Cliché 
  • Kodinga: Defender of Pahuma
WINNER: KODINGA: DEFENDER OF PAHUMA



BEST SOUNDTRACK

  • Kodinga
  • I am the Origin
  • BOUT
  • Adazi Ala 
WINNER: Adazi Ala


BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN

  • Adazi Ala
  • Warike
  • Kodinga
  • Attahiru
WINNER: KODINGA



BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

  • Trapped 
  • Opeyemi
  • Cliché
  • Renege 
  • Truncated

WINNER: Truncated


BEST SCREENPLAY

  • Cliché 
  • BOUT
  • Opeyemi
  • Unprotected
WINNER: UNPROTECTED


BEST EDIT

  • Hadiza’s Story
  • BOUT
  • Trapped
  • Opeyemi
WINNER: BOUT



INSHORT 2016 BEST MAKE UP
  • ·      I am the Origin
  • ·      Trapped
  • ·      Gbera
  • ·      Kodinga 

WINNER:  I am the Origin



INSHORT 2016 BEST VISUAL/SPECIAL EFFECTS

  • Trapped 
  • Kodinga: defender of Pahuma
  • Renege
  • I am the Origin

WINNER: KODINGA: DEFENDER OF PAHUMA


INSHORT 2016 BEST INTERNATIONAL FILM

  • End of the good old days
  • Her first Time
  • Callbacks 

WINNER:  END OF THE GOOD OLD DAYS


INSHORT 2016 BEST ACTOR

  • Layi Abujade – I am the Origin
  • Chimezie Imo – Mustapha 
  • Deejay Sa’id – Trapped
  •    Lead actor in Kodinga     -  KODINGA
  • Jide Ali – Bout
  • Emmanuel Ikubuese – Flipside

WINNER: JIDE ALI - BOUT


INSHORT 2016 BEST ACTRESS

  • Kiki Omeili – Unprotected
  • Raji Oyilola – Hadiza’s story
  • Nancy Isime – BOUT
  • Lisa N. J Kanu – Adazi Ala
  • Bayray Mcwizu – Cliché
  • Omowunmi Dada -  A woman Scorned

WINNER: Bayray Mcwizu – Cliché


INSHORT 2016 BEST DIRECTING

  • Opeyemi
  • BOUT 
  • Hadiza’s Story
  • Cliché
  • Unprotected
  • Kodinga: Defender of Pahuma

WINNER: BOUT

BEST FILM

  • Cliché
  • Hadiza’s Story
  • Unprotected
  • Bout
  • Kodinga: Defender of Pahuma
  • Opeyemi


WINNER: BOUT

INSHORT 2016 SPECIAL JURY PRIZE
  • GBEGE SERIES by LANCELOT ODUWA IMASUEN
  • NUHU DALYOP

SPECIAL RECOGNITION
  • FIDELIS DUKER
  • AYO MAKUN (AY)
  • EMMANUELLA
SPECIAL IN-SHORT FILM FESTIVAL, DISTINGUISHED ALUMNI-MEDAL OF HONOR
  • TOPE OSHIN
  • ABBA MAKAMA
  • JUDITH AUDU




Tuesday, 20 December 2016

New Trailer Alert: Ifu Ennada's 'Tears of a Broken Virgin'

Ifu Ennada releases the trailer of her debut short film 'Tears of a Broken Virgin', Produced and Written by Ifu Ennada, Directed by Benedict (Benny) Alli Atagagame. 
Tears of a Broken Virgin is about how a vengeful rape victim goes on an unconventional revenge mission and not even the marriage proposal from the rapist can change her mind.
The movie according to the producer was inspired by real event and asks everyone to join hands and fight it along with other gender based abuses.
Follow their Anti Abuse Centre on all Social Media Platforms: @AntiAbuseCentre 
Get Educated! Get Help! Give Help!
Watch the Trailer Below:





Monday, 19 December 2016

MUSIC VIDEO ALERT: NIKKI LAOYE & SEYI SHAY - ONLY YOU REMIX

 Today is Multiple Award winning Soul Singer, Nikki Laoye's birthday and she drops her the highly anticipated new video for the reggae hit song, Only You Remix featuring Seyi Shay.
A song celebrating a Father's Love and dedicated to the memory of Nikki's Dad, the remix takes the song a notch higher from a ballad to a groovy reggae tune while maintaining the soul stirring aura that the original version is known for - Indeed, A Breathtaking Ode to the greatest father of all, GOD.
With an unforgettable crescendo and their engaging chemistry, the duo take you on a soulful journey of a Father's Unconditional Love ,leaving you breathless in the arms of a classic masterpiece for all times.
Directed by ace video director, TFrizzle for Frizzle & Bizzle Films, the video features a captivating acting Cameo appearance by Award winning actress,Kiki Omeili as well as an appearance by Only You co-songwriter, Nelson Ekperi, Kay Strings (the featured Guitarist who played the Live Guitars in the song) and the beautiful female drummer, Debbie Stixx.
Other Cameo Apperances by family and friends including Nikki's brother/producer, Xblaze, Lauretta Cookey, Temisan Ikomi (Choreographer/Founder, Alien Nation Dance Crew), Blessal, Lara Laoye, Tcole, Mello G and some of Nikki Laoye's fans, including Jemimah Agbalajobi, Sijuola who made the #Blessed19 fan selection on instagram by Nikki for the video shoot.
Speaking about the Video, Nikki Laoye shares - "It's been 10 years of God's goodness of Nikki Laoye as a Recording Artist and it's the beginning of another marvelous year for me today. I have no other person to celebrate than THE ONLY ONE WHO GIVES BEAUTY FOR ASHES... who has been my Glory and the Lifter of my Head. Thank you Jesus. #iwoNikan #OnlyYou
With this video, I want to reiterate the fact that God is truly the Only one who understands us all, despite our flaws, faults and imperfections.
His Love is sooo Unconditional that it can meet you at the point of your need, no matter where you are or who you are, YOU ARE HIS CHILD & HE IS YOUR FATHER...as long as you reach out to Him, He's right there to pick you up".
Nikki Laoye and Seyi Shay were styled by award winning entrepreneur/fashion guru, Toyin Lawani of Tiannah Place Empire with Make Up by Mary A Pro Makeover.
CONNECT ON SOCIAL MEDIA
Follow the hashtag: #OnlyYouRemixVideo for updates
Twitter/Instagram: @NikkiLaoye @iamSeyiShay

Watch and Enjoy the new video below




Complete List of Best of Nollywood Awards 2016 Winners

The Best of Nollywood Awards 2016 took place on the 10th of December 2016 at Aba, Abia State with the Governor of the State, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, with Okey Bakassi as the Anchor
JAB Congratulates all the winners and nominees as they are all winners.


Complete List of Winners, BON Awards 2016

Best Actor in Leading Role (English)

  • Alex Ekubo - The First Lady


Best Actor in Leading Role (Yoruba)

  • Yomi Fabiyi - Metomi


Best Actor in Leading Role (Hausa)

  • Sadiq Dan Sadiq - Mat Da Lada


Best Actress in Leading Role (English)

  • Judith Audu - Just Not Married


Best Actress in Leading Role (Yoruba)

  • Toyin Aimakhu - Metomi



Best Actress in Leading Role (Igbo)

  • Nichole Banna - Icheke Oku



Best Actress in Leading Role (Hausa)

  • Jamila Umar - Kasata



Best Supporting Actor (English)

  • Gabriel Afolayan - Something Wicked



Best Supporting Actress (English)

  • Adesua Etomi / Ivie Okujaye-Egbon / Beverly Naya - Something Wicked



Most Promising Actor

  • Rotimi Salami - Just Not Married



Most Promising Actress

  • Ade Laoye - Studio



Best Child Actor in a Movie

  • Daniel Udah - Opeyemi



Best Child Actress

  • Angel Unigwe - Woeman



Best Comedy of the Year

  • Ghana Must Go



Movie with Best Social Message

  • Woeman



Movie with Best Special Effect

  • A Soldier's Story



Movie with Best Screenplay

  • Something Wicked



Best Short Film of the Year

  • Opeyemi



Best Documentary of the Year

  • Amaka's Kin



Best TV Series of the Year

  • Lasgidi Cops (SCU)



Movie with Best Editing

  • Hire a Man



Movie with Best Sound Track

  • Icheke Oku



Movie with Best Production Design

  • Hire a Man



Movie with Best Cinematography

  • A Soldier's Story



Best Use of Nigerian Costume in a Movie

  • Yeye Oge



Best use of Makeup in a Movie

  • A Soldier's Story



Movie of the Year

  • Something Wicked



Director of the Year

  • Yemi Morafa - Something Wicked


Best Kiss in a Movie

  • Omowunmi Dada and Gabriel Afolayan - Something Wicked



Revelation of the Year (Female)

  • Bukky Adeeyo



Revelation of the Year (Male)

  • Shawn Jimoh



Special Recognition Award - Fidelis Duker















Wednesday, 14 December 2016

Complete AMVCA 2017 Nomination List

The organisers of one of the most prestigious and most anticipated awards in Africa, the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards, (AMVCA) releases the nominees list for the 2017 edition of the awards.
JAB Congratulates all the nominees, they are all winners.



AMVCA 2017 NOMINEES LIST


BEST MOVIE (SOUTH AFRICA)

  • Mrs Right Guy - Dumisani Gumbi
  • Happiness is a Four Letter Word - Bongiwe Selane, Junaid Ahmed, Helena Spring
  • Vaya - Rethabile Molatela Mothobi
  • The Jakes are Missing - Bianca Isaac
  • All About Love - Elvis Chuks

BEST MOVIE (EAST AFRICA)

  • Aisha - Amil Shivji
  • Naomba Niseme - Staford Kihore
  • Kati Kati - Sarika Hemi Lakhani
  • Epidemic - Mageye Hassan
  • Homecoming - Seko Shamte

BEST MOVIE (WEST AFRICA)

  • 93 Days Movie - Steve Gukas / Bolanle Austen-Peters / Pemon Rami / Dotun Olakunri
  • 76 - Adonijah Owiriwa /Tonye Princewill
  • Olobiri - Rogers Ofime
  • A Trip to Jamaica - Richard Ayodeji Makun
  • The C.E.O - Kunle Afolayan


BEST TELEVISION SERIES

  • Jennifer's Diary - Funke Akindele
  • Sokhulu and Partners Season 3 - Roberta Durrant
  • Duplicity - Delmwa Deshi Kura
  • Beneath the Lies - Cedric Ndilima
  • Beyond your Sight - The Police Story - Lancelot Oduwa Imasuen



BEST INDIGENOUS LANGUAGE MOVIE/TV SERIES  (SWAHILI)

  • Urembo - Dorothy Ghettuba
  • Siri Ya Mtungi (Season 2)
  • Mganga Bomba - Gbenga Kayode
  • Fihi - Victor Gatonye
  • Zilizala - Daudi Otieno Anguka


BEST INDIGENOUS LANGUAGE MOVIE/TV SERIES (IGBO)

  • Amonye- Bu - Onye - Crey Ahanonu
  • Obi-Eze - Kingsley Okereke
  • Obi Nwanyi - Douye Aaron Garvey
  • Mmakwara Series - Tiana Oboyi
  • Ikpe Omuwa - Emeka Ossia




BEST INDIGENOUS LANGUAGE MOVIE/TV SERIES (HAUSA)

  • Salim - Abdullahi Abas
  • Mafarin Tafiya - Nuhu Abdullahi
  • Yaki Da Zuciya - Tijjani Shehu Yahaya
  • Maula - Muktar Bello Ismail

BEST ACTOR IN A DRAMA

  • RMD - Oloibiri
  • Ramsey Nouah - 76
  • Sambasa Nzeribe - Slow Country
  • Gregory Ojefua - The Encounter
  • Olu Jacobs - Oloibiri
  • Femi Jacobs - 



BEST ACTOR IN A COMEDY (MOVIE/ TV SERIES)

  • Imeh Bishop Umoh - The Boss is Mine
  • Ayo Makun - A Trip to Jamaica
  • Bovi - Its her Day
  • Blossom Chukwujekwu - Ghana Must Go
  • Mike Ezuronye - Brother Jekwu
  • Okey Uzoeshi - The Life of a Nigerian Couple
  • Amechi Muonagor - Meet the Inlaws


BEST ACTRESS IN A COMEDY (MOVIE /TVSERIES)

  • Tina Mba - Meet the Inlaws
  • Dineo Moeketsi -Mrs Right Guy
  • Chioma Akpotha - Wives on Strike
  • Funke Akindele - Jenifas'Diary
  • Uche Jombo-Rodriguez - Wives on Strike
  • Funke Akindele - A Trip to Jamaica
  • Omoni Oboli - Wives on Strike



BEST ACTRESS IN A DRAMA (MOVIE/TV SERIES)

  • Bimbo Akintola  -93 Days Movie
  • Ivie Okujaye-Egboh - Slow Counry
  • Rita Dominic - 76
  • Adesua Etomi - The Arbitration
  • Zimkhitha Nyoka - Vaya
  • Meg Otanwa - Derailed
  • Hannah Ojo - Love is a Prank


BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A DRAMA (MOVIE/TV SERIES)

  • Warren Masemola - Vaya
  • Kofi Adjorlolo - Ghana Must Go
  • Mpho Sebeng - The Jakes are Missing
  • Rotimi Salami - Just Not Married
  • Gideon Eche-Okeke - 93 Days Movie
  • Elsaphan Njora - Kati Kati
  • Nkem Owoh - Ghana Must Go



BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A DRAMA (MOVIE/TV SERIES)

  • Ebele Okaro Onyuike - Four One Love
  • Somkele Idhalama - 93 Days Movie
  • Kehinde Bankole - 8 Bars & A Clef
  • Adunni Ade - Its Her Day
  • Ivie Okujaye - Something Wicked
  • Khanyi Mbau - Happiness is a Four Letter Word
  • Namonde Mbusi - Vaya



BEST CINEMATOGRAPHER (MOVIE/TV SERIES)

  • Adze Ugah - Mrs Right Guy
  • Yinka Edward - 93 Days Movie
  • Lance Gewer - Happiness is a Four Letter Word 
  • Curtis Graham - Oloibiri
  • Yinka Edward - 76



BEST SHORT FILM

  • Ireti - Tope Oshin
  • Loot - Greg Rom
  • Meet the Parents - Lonzo Nzekwe
  • Cat Face - Ogo Okpue
  • Light Diaries: Spin Around - Melissa Haiden



BEST DOCUMENTARY

  • Roots - Gambia - Eboh Waggeh
  • Makoko: Future Afloat - Femi Odugbemi
  • Alison - Uga Carlini
  • Amaka's Kin: The Women of Nollywood - Tope Oshin
  • Petra's Nabatean Heritage - Yvonne Bassey



BEST ART DIRECTOR

  • Pat Nebo - 76
  • Bola Belo - 93 Days Movie
  • Chima Adighije - Oloibiri
  • Gary Smith - Happiness is a Four Letter Word 
  • Godwin Ashong - Ghana Must Go



BEST COSTUME DESIGNER

  • Pat Egwurube - 76
  • Dele Akinyele/Chelsea Oliver - Oloibiri
  • Chimela Nwagboso/ Asantewa Clara Adjoa - Ghana Must Go
  • Shileola Ibironke / Mojisola Sapara - Casino
  • Obijie - King Invincible



BEST LIGHTING DESIGNER (MOVIE/ TV SERIES)

  • Elliot Sewape - 93 Days Movie
  • Amisu Alade / Edwin Lau - Oloibiri
  • Yinka Edwards - 76
  • Lance Gewer Sasc - Happiness is a Four Letter Word
  • Fabian Hooks - A Trip to Jamaica



BEST PICTURE EDITOR (MOVIE/ TV SERIES)

  • Nnodim Chigozie / Paula Peterson - Oloibiri
  • Vuyani Sondlo - Vaya
  • Emeka Ojukwu - 76
  • Antonio Ribeiro - 93 Days Movie
  • Nicholas Costaras / Melanie Jankes Golden - Happiness is a Four Letter Word



BEST SOUND EDITOR (MOVIE/ TV SERIES)

  • Mike Barnitt - Oloibiri
  • Pius Fatoke / Mzukisi Mtshiselo - 93 Days Movie
  • Richard Mohlari / Dave Hawkins - Vaya
  • Solomon Emmanuel - 76
  • Jean Niemandt - Mrs Right Guy



BEST SOUND TRACK/ORIGINAL SCORE (MOVIE/ TV SERIES)

  • Oloibiri - Rex Ricketts
  • 93 Days Movie - George L=Kallis/ Tunde Jegede and Banky W
  • No Good Turn - Brymo
  • The Encounter - Michael 'The Truth' Ogunlade
  • 76 - Izu Ojukwu



BEST MAKE UP ARTIST (MOVIE/TV SERIES)

  • Chinwe Elovah - 76
  • Hakeem Onilogbo Ajibola / Perekeme Odon - Oloibiri
  • Ronwyn Jarrett - Umililo 
  • Thelma Ozzy Smith / Lola Maja-Okojevoh / Adetunmi Imoteda - 93 Days Movie
  • Diana Allen - Happiness is a Four Letter Word



BEST DIRECTOR

  • Adze Ugah - Mrs Right Guy
  • Steve Gukas - 93 Days Movie
  • Curtis Graham - Oloibiri
  • Izu Ojukwu - 76
  • Robert O Peters - A Trip to Jamaica
  • Frank Rajah - Ghana Must Go



BEST INDIGENOUS LANGUAGE MOVIE/ TV SERIES - YORUBA

  • Somewhere in the Dark - Abiodun Jimoh / Jumoke Odetola
  • Ode Iku - Samsideen Adesiyah
  • Ajoke Aiye - Olaide Olabanji
  • Tobajewo - Omirefa Titus
  • Iman - Oluwatoyin Bankole



BEST OVERALL MOVIE 2016 (AFRICAN)

  • Mrs Right Guy - Dumisani Gumbi
  • Happiness is a Four Letter Word - Bongiwe Selane / Junaid Ahmed / Helena Spring
  • Aisha - Amil Shivji
  • Naomba Niseme - Staford Kihore
  • 93 Days Movie - Steve Gukas / Bolanle Austen-Peters / Pemon Rami / Dotun Olakunri
  • 76 - Adonijah Owiriwa / Tonye Princewill








Saturday, 10 December 2016

New Movie Teaser:Patrick Doyle/Stan Lee 'Madam President'

A teaser has been released for one of the most anticipated movie shot this year 2016,  'Madam President' by the Veteran Actor/Broadcaster, Patrick Doyle who wrote and Directed the movie along side the award winning Director Stan Lee (Stanlee Ohikuare), it is a star studded movie that stars the award winning, Ireti Doyle, Kalu Ikeagwu, Norbert Young, Deyemi Okanlawon, Kunle Rhemmy, and a host of other fantastic actors.
Watch the teaser below:






New Music Video Alert: Ritzy ft Akin Jay TYK (Viral Video)

Saw this video by a young hardworking talented Nigerian and wanted to share it with you, he directs, shoots, edits, produces and composes songs, he shot this video himself and edited it, i thought it was brilliant, i believe he has good creative eyes and will make a very wonderful music video director someday, his name is Ritzy and you can reach him via urbaner28@gmail.com
Instagram:|ritzyarts
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/osita.pete




Monday, 5 December 2016

New TV Series Alert: Seun Arowojolu's '90Gogoro'

There is so much to get you excited about 2017. The producers of Hit Sitcome SQUATTERZ are set to release first of its kind Era Based TV Series, a series totally babes in the 1990s titled 90GOGORO.
90Gogogro, a Family Sitcom will bring back nostalgic feelings of the 1990s. The sitcom focuses on the family of Patrick and Nike Igodomigodo as they relocate from Benin City to Lagos with their only daughter Pamela and Patrick's brother, Daniel.
Their foray into running a bakery left behind by nike's Father, hilarious drama from their neighbours Tamara and Tara makes 90Gogoro a pure joy to watch.
The series stars Veteran and Multiple awards winning actress, Rachel Oniga, Degri Emmanuel. Yinka Pearce, Chimezie Imo, Jennifer Igbinovia, Valery Dish.
90Gogoro is a Mindyard204 Entertainment Production, produced and Directed by Seun Arowojolu.
You can follow 90Gogoro on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter @90gogoro
For more info, you can send an email to mindyard204@gmail.com
Watch Some videos below:
Viral Video for Soundtrack:
Behind the Scenes:
Full Online Episode:




Sunday, 27 November 2016

New Music Video Alert: Stellla Damasus's 'Grateful'

In the spirit of gratitude, the official music video to the song GRATEFUL by American based Actress/Singer, Stella Damasus is out.
The song is from her recently released album, THE ALTERNATIVE and it is the official soundtrack to the movie BETWEEN, out in 2017, produced by Daniel Ademinokan & Stella Damasus for INDEX TWO STUDIOS.
The video was also directed by Daniel Ademinikan.
Watch below:

 


Wednesday, 23 November 2016

Nominee List for Best of Nollywood Awards 2016

The organisers of the Best of Nollywood Awards (BON) have released the nomination list for the 2016 awards set to hold on the 10th of December 2016 in Abia State.
JAP Congratulates all the nominees.
Below are the list of Nominees.




Best Actor in a Leading Role - English

  • WALE OJO - For The Wrong Reasons
  • ALEX EKUBO - The First Lady
  • FREDERICK LEONARD - Woeman
  • STAN NZE - Just Not Married
  • ENYINNA NWIGWE - Hire A Man
  • OKEY UZOESHI - Something Wicked


Best Actor in a Leading Role - Yoruba

  • FEMI ADEBAYO - Gbewiri Meta
  • NIYI JOHNSON - Lifeline
  • MUYIWA ADEMOLA - Eni-Owo
  • LATEEF ADEDIMEJI - Yeye Oge
  • YOMI FABIYI - Metomi


Best Actor in a Leading Role - Hausa

  • ALI NUHU - Gamu nan Dai
  • SADIQ DAN - Mat Da Lados


Best Actor in a Leading Role - Igbo

  • BLOSSOM CHUKWUJEKWU - Icheke Oku
  • AMADI MAGNUS - Akaraaka


Best Actress in a Leading Role - English

  • OMOTU BISSONG - Woeman
  • JUDITH AUDU - Just Not Married
  • EBUBE NWAGBO - Anniversary
  • BELINDA EFFAH - Oracle Online
  • OMONI OBOLI - The First Lady
  • IRETIOLA DOYLE - Something Wicked


Best Actress in Leading Role - Yoruba

  • MERCY AIGBE - Victims
  • TEMITOPE SOLAJA - Lehin Ikoro
  • TOYIN AIMAKHU - Metomi
  • WUMI TORIOLA - Eni Owo
  • YEWANDE ADEGBENRO - Yeye Oge
  • JUMOKE ODETOLA - Binta Ofege


Best Actress in Leading Role - Hausa

  • JEMILA UMAR - Kasata
  • RAHAMA SADAU - Mati Da Lado


Best Supporting Actor - English

  • I.K OGBONNA - Hire a Man
  • NKEM OWOH - Ghana Must Go
  • DANIEL K. DANIEL - A Soldier's Story
  • SEUN AKINDELE - Black Val
  • ROTIMI SALAMI - Just Not Married
  • GABRIEL AFOLAYAN - Something Wicked



Best Supporting Actress - English

  • NANCY ISIME - Hire a Man
  • ONYII ALEX - Dont Fight It
  • HELEN PAUL - Ghana Must Go
  • ENIOLA BADMUS - Black Val
  • YVONNE JEGEDE - The First Lady
  • ADESUA ETOMI/IVIE OKUJAYE/BEVERLY NAYA - Something Wicked


Most Promising Actor

  • ROTIMI SALAMI - Just Not Married
  • STEVE ENAGBARE - Destiny Gate
  • IYKE ADIELE - Fidelity
  • SEUN AJAYI - Studio


Most Promising Actress

  • PRINCESS OSAYOMWANBOR - Destiny Gate
  • GINA CASTEL - Fidelity
  • ADE LAOYE - Studio
  • ZAINAB BALOGUN - A Soldier's Story



Best Child Actor

  • DANIEL UDAH - Opeyemi
  • TUNDE BABASOLA - D'Wish



Best Child Actress

  • PRISCILLA OJO - Black Val
  • NERAYA AKABOA - D'Wish
  • ANGEL UNIGWE - Woeman



Best Comedy of the Year

  • Ghana Must Go
  • ATM
  • Behind the Scenes
  • The first Lady
  • Just Not Married



Movie with Best Social Message

  • Voiceless Scream
  • Leyin Ilekun
  • For the Wrong Reasons
  • ATM
  • Woeman



Movie with the Best Special Effects

  • Icheke Oku
  • Gbewiri Meta
  • A Soldier's Story
  • Storm



Movie with the Best Screenplay

  • For the Wrong Reasons
  • Hire a Man
  • Icheke Oku
  • Just Not Married
  • Irawe Igbo
  • Something Wicked
  • Eni-Owo



Best Short Film of the Year

  • Opeyemi
  • D'Wish
  • Deeply Cut
  • Pepper Soup
  • Silence
  • Homesick



Best Documentary of the Year

  • Amaka's Kin
  • D'Ability
  • For you my Son



Best TV Series of the Year

  • Lasgidi Cops (SCU)
  • Studio
  • 5ive
  • Ayanfe mi



Movie with Best Editing

  • Ghana Must Go
  • Just Not Married
  • Something Wicked
  • Hire a Man
  • Eni-Owo



Movie with Best Sound Track

  • Icheke Oku
  • Igbehinloju
  • Irawe Igbo
  • Ghana Must Go



Movie with Best Production Design

  • Irawe Igbo
  • Yeye Oge
  • Icheke Oku
  • The First Lady
  • Something Wicked



Movie with Best Cinematography

  • A Soldier's Story
  • Eni-Owo
  • Icheke Oku
  • Just Not Married
  • Something Wicked



Best Use of Nigerian Costume in a  a Movie

  • Irawe Igbo
  • Yeye Oge
  • Icheke Oku
  • Keji
  • Ghana must go



Best use of Make Up in a Movie

  • Icheke Oku
  • A Soldier's Story
  • Storm
  • Black Val



Movie of the Year

  • Icheke Oku
  • Irawe Igbo
  • A Soldier's Story
  • Something Wicked
  • Eni-Owo



Director of the Year

  • ALIU GAFAR - Irawe Igbo
  • UDUAK-OBONG PATRICK - Just Not Married
  • EMEKA AMAKEZE - Icheke Oku
  • DESMOND ELLIOT - Hire A Man
  • FRANKIE OGAR - A Soldier's Story
  • YEMI MORAFA - Something Wicked
  • ADEBAYO TIJANI/MUYIWA ADEMOLA - Eni Owo



Best Kiss in a Movie


  • GIDEON OKEKE and ZHINNEL ZHU -Anniversary
  • CHELSEA EZE and MIKE GODSON - Guy Next Door
  • SEUN AKINDELE and MERCY AIGBE - Victim
  • IK OGBONNA and NANCY ISIME - Hire A Man
  • ENYINNA NWIGWE and ZHINNEL ZHU -Hire a Man
  • OMOWUNMI DADA and GABRIEL AFOLAYAN - Something Wicked


Revelation of the Year - Female

  • Inem Peters
  • Calista Okonkwo
  • Mercy Macjoe
  • Chineye Uyanna
  • Bukky Adeeyo
  • Victoria Kolawole
  • Bose Oladimeji
  • Nkechi Sunday


Revelation of the Year - Male

  • Mofe Duncan
  • Sean Jimoh
  • Poju Oparanti
  • Wasiu Rafiu
  • Jomiloju Olumbe
  • Femi Remi




Friday, 11 November 2016

AFRIFF set to open on Sunday the 13th of November

The Africa International Film Festival 2016 is set to hold on from the 13th to the 20th of November 2016 and it promises to be the best yet, if you haven't registered, go now to www.afriff.com to register and have access to all the amazing programmes lined up for this years festival.


Tuesday, 1 November 2016

Winners at the Eko International Film Festival 2016

The 7th Eko International Film Festival kicked off on October 24th and ran through to October 29th at Silverbird Galleria, Victoria Island, Lagos. This year the festival
JAB congratulates the organisers for a successful outing and all the winners at the festival.
Below is the list of winners at the Festival.
Best Feature Film - Jack Strong - Poland
Best Nigerian Film - Just Not Married
Best Actor - Marcin Dorocinski - Jack Strong
Best Actress - Ijeoma Agu - Jimi Bendel
Best Supporting Actor - Gregory Ojefua - It's Her Day
Best Documentary - No Where to Run - Nigeria
Honorary Award Documentary - US Consulate Lagos
Best Indigenous Film - Ileri Ife
Best Actor Indigenous - Muyiwa Ademola - Eni Owo
Best Actress Indigenous - Queen Blessing Ebigieson
Best Short Film - Opeyemi
Best Actor Short Film - Jide Alli - Bout
Best Actress Short Film - Nancy Udah - Bout
Outstanding Young Actor - Daniel Udah - Opeyemi
Outstanding Young Actress - Vivian Onyinyechi Nwabueze - Otega








The organisers of In-Short Film Festival calls for 2016 Entries

The organisers of the International Short Film Festival, In-Short, calls for entries for their 6th edition scheduled to hold on the 15th to 17th of December 2016 at Four Point by Sheraton, Victoria Island, Lagos.
Entries are invited from producers and owners of rights to both fictional short films and documentaries from around the world. The films, which should not be longer than 30 minutes in length, could also be experimental or student short films.
Submission deadline is 30th of November 2016.
Go to http://www.inshortfilmfestival.net/ to download entry forms and submit your films. All the best.



Wednesday, 19 October 2016

New Trailer Alert: Emem Isong Misodi's 'Ayamma'

Award Winning Filmmaker recently released the trailer of her star studded epic musical 'AYAMMA', the movie is described to be a fusion of culture and tradition. Shot in Akwa Ibom State, it stars Majid Michel, Wale Ojo, Adesua Etomi, Theresa Edem, Ekere Nkanga, Moses Armstrong and Imeh Bishop, Written by Vivian Chiji, Directed by Chris Eneaji, DOP Dawid Piet, Lighting Design Christian Epps.
It is scheduled to premiere December 23, 2016.
Watch the trailer below:







Thursday, 13 October 2016

New Trailer Alert: Paul Omoruyi's 'Truncated'

Nigerian Movie Director, Paul Omoruyi has released the trailer for his short film 'Truncated' based on child abuse and maltreatment leading to deprivation from Education.
Produced and Directed by Paul Omoruyi, it stars Lolade Badmus, Gregory Ojefua, Martina Obi, and Michelle Omoruyi.
Watch the Trailer Below:




New Trailer Alert: Gift Obasi's 'Choice'

Gift Obasi has released the trailer for her short film titled 'Choice', written and produced by Gift Obasi, Directed by George Sunom Kura, it stars Sambasa Nzeribe, Gift Obasi, Kocabelle Guemini, Michaelin Etim, and Ngozi Echems.
Watch the trailer below:




Monday, 10 October 2016

New Movie Alert: Rogers Ofime's 'Oloibiri'

One of the most anticipated movies from Nigeria 'Oloibiri' is finally set to hit cinemas this Month, from the 21st of October 2016.
Produced Directed by Rogers Ofime, Directed by Curtis Graham, Written by Samantha Iwowo, it stars Olu Jacobs, Richard Mofe Damijo, William Moses, Taiwo Ajai-Lycett, Daniel K Daniel, Lord Frank, Ivie Okujaye, e.t.c




Trailer Alert: Eric Aghimien's 'Slow Country'

After a very successful outing with his first feature film 'A Mile from Home', Eric Aghimien is back with another action flick titled 'Slow Country', staring Sambasa Nzeribe, Tope Tedela, Majid Michel, Ivie Okujaye, Brutus Richard, Gina Castel, Kolade Shassi, e.t.c
It premiered at the recently concluded Real Time Film Festival amidst resounding applause, we are looking forward to seeing the film in cinemas soon.
Watch the trailer below:






Sunday, 21 August 2016

8 Nollywood set to shine at this year Toronto International Film Festival

This year has been a very memorable year for the Nigerian Movie Industry, Nollywood and the organisers of the Toronto International Film Festival chose Lagos for its 'City to City' Spotlight, 8 Nigerian movies were selected to premiere at TIFF this year, the festival is scheduled to hold between the 8th to 18th of September 2016.
There are: The Wedding Party, 93 Days, The Arbitration, Okafor's Law, 76, Green White Green, Just Not Married and Taxi Driver.
JAB Congratulates every Filmmaker that their movies made it into the festival, this is a very big opportunity for Nollywood.
Read more on: http://www.tiff.net/


New Trailer Alert: Opa Williams 'Three Wise Men'

Nigerian veteran Filmmaker Opa Williams, is set to release his latest movie titled 'Three Wise Men', it stars Richard Mofe Damijo, Zack Orji and Victor Olaotan.
The movie revolves around three elderly wise men who decided to spend their retirement like youths and among youths.
The movie is set to hit cinemas in October 2016. Watch the trailer below: