NAFCA Awards 2013 in Washington DC


The third annual Nollywood & African Film Critics' Awards (NAFCA 2013) was held recently at the Warner Theatre, Washington DC USA. In attendance were filmmakers, actors, producers and other entertainers from around the world.

HOW IT HAPPENED: The NAFCA 2013 program generally commenced the day before with the premiere of some Nollywood movies with some of the filmmakers and actors attending the premiere sessions. Afterwards, a meet and greet session followed before the evening was topped off by an after session party. The award event proper took off on Saturday with more filmmakers and entertainers arriving in various flashy cars including limousines and carriages. There was a red-carpet session as well as meet the press session before the attendees moved into the main auditorium of the Warner theater where the main program commenced with feature entertainment from various artists and entertainers. After the awards, guests proceeded to the Washington DC's elite Cloud 9 for the party. Turn out included top filmmakers, actors, and entertainers from both the Diaspora and from the continental Africa.

See Winners list - See exclusive photo coverage below.

Winners

DIASPORA CATEGORIESBest film in Diaspora• One Night in VegasBest Drama Diaspora Film

• Unguarded

Best Screenplay Diaspora Film

• Page 36

Best Cinematography Diaspora Film

• Le Silence Pure

Best Actor in leading role Diaspora Film

• Igoni Archibong-Turning Point

Best Actress in leading role Diaspora

• Jackie Appiah-Turning Point

Best Actor in Supporting role Diaspora Film

• Jimmy Jean Louis-One Night in Vegas

Best Actress in supporting role Diaspora Film

• KD Aubert-Turning Point

Best Director in Diaspora Film

• Bethels Agomuoh-Ungurded

 

NOLLYWOOD & AFRICAN PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARDSFavorite Actor• Benedict JohnsonFavorite Actress

• Fatima Jabbe

Favorite Director

• Kunle Afolayan

Favorite Screenwriter

• Andrew Campbell

Favorite Male Artiste Diaspora

• Koby Maxwell

Favorite Female Artiste Diaspora

• Twissa

Favorite Artiste of the Year

• Yemi Sax

Favorite Song of the Year

• Ashawo - Flavour

Favorite Video of the Year

• Personally - P Square

GENERAL CATEGORIES

Best Film

• Ninah’s Dowry

Best Indigenous Film

• The Hands of Fate

BEST DRAMA

• Weekend Getaway

BEST COMEDY

• American Mama

Best Short Film / Trailer

• Fetus

Best Sound• Turning PointBest Visual Effects• Temperamental

Best Costume

• Le Silence Pure

Best Makeup

• The Blessed Curse

Best Original Score

• America The True Dream-The Fetus

Best Docu-Drama

• Boys Cry-Bullying

Best Child Actor in a Film

• Marisha Nayee-Angel & the Mailman

Best Actor in a leading Role

• Ramsey Nouah-Weekend Getaway

Best Actress in a supporting role

• Ini Edo-Weekend Getaway

Best Actor in a Supporting

• Kofi Adjorlolo-The Price

Best Actress in a leading role

• Genevieve Nnaji - Weekend Getaway

Best Director in a Film

• Charles Novia-Alan Poza

Best Screenplay

• Letters to My Mother

Best Cinematography

• One Night in Vegas

BEST TV/ONLINE SERIES

• African Connection

Best Editing

• Ninah’s Dowry

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