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See The Nominees of the 17th African Film Awards

The African Voice Newspaper UK has released nominees for the 17th African Film Awards 2012 better known as Hollywood Awards. Winners of each category will be announced at a special ceremony in Akure, Ondo State on Wednesday, October 10, 2012. Each of the winners would have the opportunity to attend the prestigious annual awards in London. A distinguished and independent panel of film critics shall decide the eventual winners of each award category.


                                                Tonto Dikeh

Chika Ike                                                             Omoni Oboli

Below are the nominees:

African Actor of the Year (African Film category)
Joseph Benjamin (Nigeria)
Van Vicker (Ghana)
Jafta Mamabolo (South Africa)

Nollywood Film category

Best Actor (English language film)
Nonso Diobi
Femi Branch
Yemi Blaq

Van Vicker                                          Joseph Benjamin
Best Actress (English language film)
Chika Ike
Tonto Dike
Omoni Oboli

Best Actress (Supporting Role in an English language film)
Kiki Omeili
Nse Ikpe Etim
Oge Okoye

Best Actress (Yoruba language film)
Funke Adesiyan
Ayo Adesanya
Laide Bakare

Best Actress (Supporting Role in a Yoruba language film)
Mosun Filani
Toyin Aimaku
Toyosi Adesanya

Best Actor (Yoruba language film)
Odunlade Adekola
Adefemi Salami
Gabriel Afolayan

Best Actor (Supporting Role in a Yoruba language film)
Muka Ray
Femi Fadeyi
Don Richards

Best Actor (Hausa language film)
Aminu Sherif Momoh
Ibrahim Maishunku
Babelle Hayatu

Best Actress (Hausa language film)
Sadiya Mohammed
Mayam Booth
Jamila Umar Nagudu

Veteran Actor
Tafa Oloyede
Kayode Olasehinde
Gbolagade Akinpelu

Veteran Actress
Abeni Balogun
Lanre Hassan (Iya Awero)
Iyabo Ogunsola

Best Director (English film)
Mahmud Ali Balogun
Bond Emeruwa
Chidi Nwakobia

Best Director (Yoruba film)
Ayinde Sansaliu
Yemi Amodu
Bayo Tijani

Best Marketer (Yoruba film)
Alhaji Toyin Uthman (Toymax Film Holdings)
Biodun Ibitola (Remdel Ultimal)
Ishola Saheed (Isolak Films)

Best Marketer (English film)
Andy Best
Cosmos Ndulue
Bayo Tijani

Helen Paul

Best Comedy Talent
Bolaji Amusan (Mr. Latin)
Hafiz Oyetoro (Saka)
Helen Paul (Tatafo)

Wishing them all, best of luck



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