We are back with our MCM of the week…

Hey guys,

Been a minute right… we missed you all too!!! 🙂

So on this edition of #MCM we have a big crush on the  award winning filmmaker, director and actor Udoka Oyeka, For those of you who watch TINSEL you may know him as the “scheming yet handsome” Tsav.

Before he landed the big role in the hit series TINSEL he had accomplished and received numerous awards both nationally and internationally.  He released his first feature “ZR-7 (The Red House Seven)” in 2011 which was nominated for Best Child Actor at the Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) in 2011. After this feat he went further in the film industry to produce other award winning pieces such as “Down and Out” ,  “Living Funeral”, and “No Good Turn”

Over the years Udoka has received over 10 nominations from the prestigious Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards (AMVCA) and Africa International Film Festival (AFRIFF) and screenings for prestigious film festivals such as; Cannes Film Festival 2014, Durban International Film Festival 2014, Pan African Film Festival in Los Angeles 2014; the African Film Festival New York 2014, Zimbabwe Film Festival 2014 and the Africa International Film Festival (AFRIFF) 2014.

Udoka is one man with who has accomplished a lot in nollywood both on the national scene and international scene.

And that’s why he is our Man Crush!

 

Homevida 2015 Call For Scripts is here!!!

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Homevida is calling on all young and creative Nigerians to send in their original scripts for the Homevida 2015 Short Script Competition!

The category for this year is “Internet Technology and Cultural Values” and the winner will get a cash prize of N100,000 as well as the opportunity to turn the script into a short film.

We also have lined up a jury of talented film makers including the Best Supporting Actor at the 2014 AMVCAs, Blossom Chukwujekwu.

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To send in your original scripts, read the criteria here, follow the instructions and upload your entries. You do not want to miss this opportunity!

Entries close June 22nd, 2015

This year’s competition is endowed by the Centenary Film Project and supported by Google.

Spotlight on the AMVCAs – Nominees for Best Actor in a Comedy

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The voting lines are closed and one of the most anticipated events of the year in Nollywood, the Africa Magic Viewer’s Choice Awards (AMVCAs) is coming up this Saturday and a host of talented actors have been nominated. Today we will be looking at the nominees for Best Actor in a Comedy. Just looking at the face of Kunle Idowu aka Frank Donga, makes one reel with laughter, Kelechi Udegbe is also one to look out for, loved him from Ndani TV’s ‘Officer Titus‘ and i recently watched the trailer of Fundi-mentals, featuring Kenyan nominee, Gerald Langiri and it looked like a good watch.

Wale Ojo‘s character as a typical mid-class yoruba man living in the UK is hilarious and his performance is outstanding. Femi Jacob‘s character in ‘The Meeting‘ was my best as well. The expressions on his face whenever he was with Clara were always like “Obinrin oo ni pa mi” It’s been a while i watched a movie that featured Nonso Diobi but i enjoy his acting as well.

Now to my question … Who do you think will win???? 🙂 I have my answer but i want to know yours!

Let’s get talking people! Watch the AMVCA trailer for ‘Best Actor in a Comedy’ leave your comments below!!!

Review of the 2014 AMVCAs by Charles Novia

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This is a review of the 2014 AMVCAs written by prolific film maker – Charles Novia which we found hilarious and spot on. Enjoy!!!

It had been months of hype and media activities for the 2nd Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards. Expectations were high for this year’s edition and many practically grovelled for the invitation cards! Who would miss an evening of this magnitude in Africa’s entertainment calendar?

Did this year’s Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards have the Crunch Factor, that ‘ooomph’ punch which leaves the guests and viewers speechless and mesmerised?

Wait a minute! I am jumping the gun here! Let’s start from the beginning as I witnessed it.

I arrived a few minutes to the scheduled live broadcast of the show and as I walked past the Red Carpet section straight to the hall, I couldn’t help noticing how glamourous ( and perhaps amorous too!)many of the ladies and gentlemen looked. One thing to thank the AMVCAs for; the fashion and make-up industry would have rolled in some moolahs these past few days. I am not an experienced fashion buff, I would leave that to Nigeria’s amorphous Fashion Police to determine who was the Best Dressed or Worst Dressed for the evening ( er…Emmy Collins? That’s your plate!)But I did see enough to appreciate that many people actually took time to look quite good for the night. And there were some few ‘Ukwu’s’ pushing out for cursory recognition and appreciation inside the dresses too! (Apologies to Timaya) One can safely say that it was a night of evening dresses, half-hidden cleavages and unpadded ‘Ukwus’ on the Red Carpet but let’s leave that aspect to the fashion bloggers.

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