October 1 shines at the AMVCAs!!!

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The long awaited Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards 2015 (AMVCAs) held on Saturday March 7, 2015 at the Eko Hotels and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos. In its usual form, it attracted lots of glitz and glam as film makers all over Africa were in attendance. October 1 by Kunle Afolayan dominated the event by winning in 9 categories including the Best Movie for 2014. Following in tow was, Rita Dominic’s The Meeting, which bagged 5 awards. Not left out of the winning streak was Ayo Makun, who bagged the New Era Special Recognition Award for 30 Days in Atlanta.

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This year’s event saw fast rising actors Blossom Chukwujekwu and Linda Ejiofor being recognized for their spectacular performances as they bagged the awards for Best Supporting Actor and Best Supporting Actress. OC Ukeje shone in this year’s award as he picked up the award for The Best Actor in a Drama, an award he won in 2013.

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The late film maker and nollywood veteran, Amaka Igwe was posthumously awarded with the Industry Merit Award which was presented by actor Richard Mofe-Damijo and received by her husband, Charles Igwe. The 2015 AMVCA Trailblazer Award was presented to  CJ Obasi, director of the movie – Ojuju, which won the AFRIFF 2014 Best Nigerian Film Award.

See full list of winners and more pictures after the cut:

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