Thursday, December 26, 2013

Top 10 Most Outstanding People and Events in Nollywood in 2013

Top 10 Most Outstanding People and Events in Nollywood in 2013

1. Omotola Jolade-Ekeinde, for making the highly esteemed 2013 TIME 100; an annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world, and named the Queen of Nollywood. The first ever for any Nigerian entertainer and boosting the mileage and patronage of Nollywood in the world as she graced the exclusive 2013 Time 100 Gala at Frederick P. Rose Hall, Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 23, 2013, with the crème de la crème of Hollywood.

2. Kenneth Gyang, one of the youngest filmmakers in Nollywood and his first feature films: the political love story "Blood and Henna" (2012) won Best Achievement In Costume Design and "Confusion Na Wa" (2013), which received funding from the Rotterdam Film Festival’s Hubert Bals Fund won highly coveted awards for the Best Film and Best Nigerian Film at the 2013 Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA), and at the Best of Nollywood (BON) Awards, "Confusion Na Wa" won Best Movie of the Year, Movie with the Best Production Design, Best Edited Movie, Best Screenplay and Director of the Year and Kenneth also won The Future Awards 2013 Prize In Arts & Culture.

3. OC Ukeje, won the Best Actor Award (Drama) of the inaugural AfricaMagic Viewers Choice Awards (AMVCA) for his outstanding role as Kole the groom in "Two Brides and a Baby"; Best Actor in a Leading Role at the Nigeria Entertainment Awards (NEA) for "Alan Poza"; Nollywood Movies Awards for "Hoodrush"; Best Actor in a Lead Role award at the 2013 Best of Nollywood (BON) Awards for his captivating performance in "Alan Poza" and crowned it with the most coveted of all The Future Awards Prize in Entertainment Talent category and dedicated the prize to Ms. Peace Anyiam-Osigwe for believing in him.

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