Wednesday, 24 October 2012

Leading Ghanaian actor Majid Michel over the weekend added to his numerous laurels, the 2012 Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards best actor.
The event was held in Houston, USA. reported that it was a fabulous event with a large turnout of celebrities and special guests from Nollywood and Ghana’s movie industry.
Ghanaian movie ‘Somewhere In Africa’ took most of the major awards. Majid won the best actor for his role in the movie. It also won the best motion picture whilst Ghanaian director Frank Raja Arase took best director for his efforts on ‘Somewhere In Africa’. Producer Kwame Boadu also won best producer with the movie.
Actor cum producer Van Vicker took a humanitarian award for his Van Vicker Foundation. 

Below are list of GIAMA winners courtesy; 
Main Category
Best Motion Picture
Somewhere in Africa
Best Actor
Majid Michel – Somewhere in Africa
Best Actress
Stella Damasus – Two Brides and A Baby
Best Original Screenplay
In the Cupboard
Best New Actor
Uti Nwachukwu – In the Cupboard
Best New Actress
Belinda Effah – KoKomma
some of the guests at the event 
Best Supporting Actor
Frank Attus – Trapped in the Game
Best Supporting Actress
Biola Segun Williams – In the Cupboard
Best Supporting Actress
Lilian Ini Ikpe – Kokomma
Best Comedy Act
Ime Bishop Umoh – Okon Lagos
Best Indigenous Film
Unge’s War
Best Drama Film
In the Cupboard
Best Film Director
Frank Rajah Arase – Somewhere in Africa
Best Film Producer
Kwame Boadu – Somewhere in Africa
Best Costume
I’ll take my Chances
Best Cinematography
Unge’s War
Humanitarian Award
Van Vicker Foundation
Diaspora Category
Best Film – Diaspora
The Mechanic (Who is the Man)
Best Actress – Diaspora
Maureen Esealuka – Bianca
Best Actor – Diaspora
Chet Anekwe – Bianca
Best Supporting Actress – Diaspora
Susan Peters – The Entrapped
Best Supporting Actor – Diaspora
Olalekan Akintude – Black Money
Best Film Director – Diaspora
John Uche – Bianca
Best Film Producer – Diaspora
John Uche, Uche Agu, Chika Onyima, Jude Ezeala – Bianca
Viewer’s Choice Category
Best Male Actor (Viewer’s Choice)
Ramsey Nouah
Best Female Actress (Viewer’s Choice)
Mercy Johnson
Best Film Director – (Viewer’s Choice)
Frank Rajah-Arase
Best Male Actor – Diaspora – (Viewer’s Choice)
Pascal Atuma
Best Female Actress- Diaspora – (Viewer’s Choice)
Merlisa Determined
Majid Michel displaying his award while in a pose with John Dumelo and Susan Peters
Best Cinematography
Robert Peters – The Entrapped
Lifetime Achievement Award
Emem Isong
Honorarium Humanitarian Award
Amobi Okoye
Music Achievement Award
J Martins
Appreciation Category
Honorarium Appreciation Award
Van Vicker
Honorarium Appreciation Award
Uche Jombo
Honorarium Appreciation Award
Ini Edo
Honorarium Appreciation Award
Jim Iyke
Honorarium Appreciation Award
Kelly Hansome
Honorarium Appreciation Award
Pascal Atuma

 Credit: NEWS-ONE



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