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The Prestigious NAFCA Hollywood 2016 Nominates…

Wednesday, June 29, 2016
12 Noon Eastern Standard Time
Corporate World Headquarters
The NAFCA & NAFCA Honors
Beverly Hills, California USA

The NAFCA and NAFCA Honors Hollywood 2016 will Honor: His Imperial Majesty Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja II (Ooni of Ife) , Governor Benedict Ayede,  Richard Mofe Damijo, Spike Lee, Dionne Warwick, Dr. Alexander Cummings, Floyd Mayweather Jr, and others……

Dry,’ ‘Boxing Day, Tribe, Mud, Return of the Don  and Oxford Garden  run away with this year’s noms — don’t miss the show Saturday, Sept 17, at 4 p.m. PT at the Legendary Orpheum Theater, Los Angeles, California USA!
http://AfricanNAFCA.com

The NAFCA, The NAFCA Honors, Nollywood & African People’s Choice Awards
The ceremony has been a tradition within Nollywood for the past six year.
The Nollywood & African Film Critics’ Awards, also known as NAFCA, is an accolade bestowed by the Nollywood Film Critics USA the official movie review organization for Nollywood and African films to recognize excellence of professionals in the African film industry. The annual formal ceremony started September 16, 2011 in North Carolina, USA.
Nollywood & African Film Critics’ Awards is one of the most prominent award ceremonies in Africa and the Diaspora.

Dr. Victor O. Olatoye, the founder and the CEO of Nollywood & African film Critics’ Awards commenting on this year’s NAFCA Nominations, “We received over 100 films from filmmakers across Africa and the Diaspora we are very proud of our filmmakers for the significant improvements we continue to see as we review these films. NAFCA 2016 is going to be our biggest award to date since we moved the award to Hollywood in 2014 and we are partnering with Hollywood producers including over 400 members of the press to spread the word.

We also have some dignitaries who will be honored at NAFCA 2015 His Imperial Majesty Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja II(Ooni of Ife) , President Ali Bongo and Governor Benedict Ayade of Cross River State. Nollywood will also be represented and so far over 100 A-listers from the African film industry have requested invitations and hundreds from Hollywood.

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Dr. Olatoye also added, “This year’s entries in 40 major film categories including the Foreign Film Categories are judged against a stringent set of registered movie star ratings standards” There are also ever popular Nollywood & African People’s Choice Awards (NAPCA) Categories voted by the public.
http://www.africannafca.com/peopleschoice.aspx

I want to personally thank all the filmmakers for their trust and support. I also want to congratulate all the nominees for their hard work, it was not an easy process, but we appreciate the opportunity given to us

“Nollywood Film Critics USA changing the African film industry, One Movie Review At a Time”

The Full List…..http://africanoscar.com/nomineesandwinners.aspx

CATEGORIES THE NAFCA

NAFCA HONORS

NOLLYWOOD & AFRICAN PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARDS

FAVORITE ACTOR
FAVORITE ACTRESS
FAVORITE HOLLYWOOD ACTRESS
FAVORITE HOLLYWOOD ACTOR
FAVORITE MUSIC VIDEO OF THE YEAR
FAVORITE SHORT/TV /ONLINE SERIES
FAVORITE PROMISING ACTOR / ACTRESS
FAVORITE SONG OF THE YEAR
FAVORITE ARTIST OF THE YEAR
FAVORITE COMEDIAN/COMEDY

NAFCA Nominations2

FULL LIST

AWARDS CATEGORIES

· Best Film

1) Dry
2) Tribe
3) Muda
4) Boxing Day
5) Oxford Garden
6) Return of the Don

· Best Drama

1) Dry
2) Tribe
3) Muda
4) Boxing Day
5) Oxford Garden
6) Return of the Don

· Best Foreign TV Series

1) Empire,
2) Blakish
3) Zoe Ever After,
4) Power (50 cents)
5) Roots
6) Family Time

· Best Screenplay

1. Dry
2. Tribe
3. Muda
4. Boxing Day
5. Oxford Garden
6. Return of the Don

· Best Visual Effects

1. Dry
2. Tribe
3. Muda
4. Plaza 66
5. Oxford Garden
6. Return of the Don

· Best Cinematography

1. Dry
2. Johnbosco in America
3. Tribe
4. Boxing Day
5. Oxford Garden
6. Return of The don

· Best Editing

1. Dry
2. Tribe
3. Muda
4. Boxing Day
5. Oxford Garden
6. Return of the Don

· Best Original Score

1. Tribe
2. Muda
3. Boxing Day
4. Oxford Garden
5. Angel’s Whip
6. Temp to Fire

· Best Sound

1. Dry
2. 2nd Wife
3. Boxing Day
4. Oxford Garden
5. Johnbosco in America
6. Return of the Don

· Best Short Film

1. Til Death
2. Bro
3. Bleach
4. Subject 24
5. Fearless Visionaries Tear the Veil
6. Dear Mr. President
7. Dreams on Paper

· Best Documentary Short Film

1. Dear Mr. President
2. Hat Not Enuff
3. Listen to Me
4. Against My Will
5. A Young Mother’s Story

· Best Documentary/Docudrama

1. Babies Behind Bars
2. Chi-Raq
3. A.D. King

· Best Actor in leading role

1. Raz Adoti (Boxing Day)
2. Montel Swarey-(Muda)
3. Ngoli Okafor- (Oxford Garden)
4. Paul Van Beaumont-(Return of the Don)
5. Darwin Shaw (Dry)
6. Ash Davito – (Temp to Fire)

· Best Actress in leading role

1. Stephanie Okereke Linus-(Dry)
2. Yvonne Okoro- (Boxing Day)
3. Ngozi Thompson Igwebike (Oxford garden)
4. Jacinth Sutphin-(Muda)
5. Brycee Bassey (Breathless)
6. Merlissa Pompilus (Endurance)
7. Amanda Ebeye (Tribe)

· Best Actor in supporting role

1. Malcolm Benson (Return of the Don)
2. Mike Ezuruonye (Breathless)
3. Ejike Okoye (Xyza)
4. Carl Payne (Bleach)
5. M (D)

· Best Actress in supporting role

1. Yvonne Hayes (Bleach)
2. Monalisa Chinda (Return of the Don)
3. Jackie Appiah (Deep Fever)
4. Liz Benson Ameye (Dry)
5. Tanya Thompson (Muda)

· Best Director in a Film

1. Stephanie Okereke Linus (Dry)
2. Ifeanyichukwu Onyeabo (Tribe)
3. Prinze Wyhee (Muda)
4. Robert Peters (Boxing Day)
5. Malcolm A. Benson (Return of the Don)
6. Obi Emelonye (Oxford Garden)

· Best Makeup

1. Dry
2. Tribe
3. Muda
4. Boxing Day
5. Oxford Garden
6. Return of the Don

· Best Costume

1. 2nd Wife
2. Tribe
3. Boxing Day
4. Captivated
5. Murderer Inlaw

DIASPORA CATEGORIES

· Best Diaspora film

1. Oxford Garden,
2. Muda
3. Return of the Don
4. Boxing Day
5. John Bosco in America
6. Endurance

· Best Diaspora Drama

1. Oxford Garden,
2. Muda
3. Return of the Don
4. Boxing Day
5. John Bosco in America

6. Murderer Inlaw

FOREIGN FILM CATEGORY

· Best Foreign film

1. Straight Outta Compton
2. Beasts of No Nation
3. Creed,
4. Race
5. Concussion

· Best Director in a Foreign Film

1. F. Gary Gray (Straight Outta Compton)
2. Ryan Coogler (Creed)
3. Stephen Hopkins (Race)
4. Peter Landesman (Concussion)
5. Cary Joji Fukunaga (Beasts of No Nation)

· Best Actor in Leading Role Foreign Film

1) Will Smith (Concussion )
2) Michael B. Jordan (Creed)
3) O’Shea Jackson Jr. (Straight Outta Compton)
4) Stephen James (Race)
5) Idris Elba (Beasts of No Nation)

· Best Actress in Leading Role Foreign Film

Carra Patterson (Straight Outta Compton)
Gugu Mbatha Raw (Concussion)
Tessa Thompson (Creed)
Shanice Banton (Run)
Regina Hall (Barbershop)

· Best Supporting Actor in a Foreign Film

Corey Hawkins (Straight Ouuta Compton)
Alec Baldwin (Concussion)
Sylvester Stallone (Creed)
Abraham Atta (Beast of No Nation)
Cedric the Entertainer (Barbershop 3)
Trae Ireland ( Sinister Squad)

· Best Supporting Actress in a Foreign Film

Alexandra Shipp (Straight Outta Compton)
Phylicia Rashad (Creed)
Jennifer Hudson (Chi-raq)
Eve (Barbershop 3)
Niki Minaj (Barbershop 3)

Best Independent Film

Chocolate City
Soul Ties
Nola Circus
Sinister Squad
The Night Before
Assistant Motives

 

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