Last Trip to Abuja, Half A Yellow Sun, Others win at African Oscar 2014

NAFCA 2014

Hollywood & Nollywood were equally represented on the Red Carpet at the star studded sold out 4th African NAFCA Beverly Hills- 2014 as the Hollywood legends come out to support the prestigious Film and Honorary Awards.

The event went down September 13 2014  at the The Saban Theatre, Beverly Hills.


Best Film

Half of a Yellow Sun

Being Mrs. Elliot

Best Actor in leading Role
Chiwetel Ejiofor-Half of a Yellow Sun

Best Actress in leading Role
Omotola Ekehinde-Last Last Flight to Abuja

Best Actor in Supporting Role
Ayo Makun (AY) Being Mrs. Elliot

Best Actress in supporting role
Sonia Ibrahim-No 1 Fan

Best Director in a Film
Biyi Bandele- Half of a Yellow Sun

Best Foreign film
12 Years A Slave

Best Director in a Foreign Film
Neema Barnette–Woman Thou Art Loosed

Best Actor in a Foreign Film
Blair Underwood- Woman Thou Art Loosed

Best Actress in a Foreign Film
Sharon Leal –Woman Thou Art Loosed

Best Supporting Actor/Actress in a Foreign Film
Nicoye Banks- Woman Thou Art Loosed

Best film – Diaspora

Best Drama Diaspora Film
Busted Life

Best Actor in leading role Diaspora Film
Darrel Quevas –Ortega and His Enemies

Best Actress in leading role Diaspora Film
Adi Alfa –Ortega & His Enemies

Best Actor in supporting role Diaspora Film
Dean Ekperigin – Ortega & His Enemies

Best Actress in supporting role Diaspora Film
Sana Kanu-Scarlet

Best Director in Diaspora Film
Don Okolo-Gem of the Rainforest

Best Indigenous Film
Moi Zaphira

Best Docudrama
Silent No More

Best Short Film / Trailer

Best Cinematography
Last Flight to Abuja

Best Screenplay
Last Flight to Abuja

Best Editing

Best Sound
When One Door Closes

Best Original Score

Best Visual Effects
Last Flight to Abuja

Best Costume
The Successor of Katanga

Best Makeup
Obaapa Luiso

Best Promising Actor
Jennifer Oguzie-Last Flight to Abuja

Best Comedy
Go Fish

Clinic Matters

Best Child Actor in a Film
Kevin Saintil – La Joie de Lire

Song of the Year

Artist of the Year

THE Special Honors-Beverly Hills 2014

Legend Awards

His Imperial Majesty Kabiyesi Alaiyeluwa Oba Okunade Sijuwade Olubuse II The Ooni of Ife (Nigeria)

Lifetime Achievement Awards

HE Hon. President Paul Biya (Republic of Cameroon)
HE Hon. President Michel Joseph Martelly (Haiti)

Lifetime Achievement Awards in Entertainment

Bobby Womack (USA)

Lifetime Achievement Awards in Cinema

Mr. Louis Gossett Jr. (Hollywood USA)
Dr. Chika Onu (Nollywood Nigeria)
Glynn Turman (Hollywood USA)
Robert Guillaume (Hollywood USA)
Diahann Caroll (Hollywood USA)
Patience Ozokwor (Nollywood Nigeria)

Image Awards

Ben Bruce ( CEO Silverbird Group-Nigeria)
Hon. Governor Idris Ichalla Wada (Kogi State-Nigeria)
Nolbert Brown Jr. (Tony award winning director-USA)
Keith David (Actor-Hollywood USA)
Kathleen Bradley (Actress-Writer-Hollywood USA)
Tammi Mac (Actress – Hollywood USA)

Image & Humanitarian Awards

Hon. Dr Folorunsho Alakija (Rose of Sharon-Nigeria)
HE Hon. First Lady Chantal Biya (Chantal Biya Foundation-Cameroon)
Mr. Michael Adegoke (Michael Adegoke Foundation Hollywood USA)
Isaiah Washington – The Gondobay Manga Foundation

Humanitarian Awards

Bishop Noel Jones (City of Refuge-Los Angeles USA)
Dr. Michael K. Obeng (Restore Worldwide-Beverly Hills USA)
Mr. Ivor Ichikowitz Ichikowitz Family Foundation – South Africa)
Hon. Ambassador Gabriel Oyibode (Gabriel Oyibode Foundation-Nigeria)
Ethan Bortnick (Ethan Bortnick Foundation- Hollywood USA)
Dr. Maxine Anderson -USA
Davood Roostaei- (Artist-Hollywood-USA)
Robert Rosenthall

Special NAFCA Patriot Awards

HE Dr. John W. Ashe (President United Nations General Assembly)
Professor Ibrahim Ayoola Gambari (Nigeria)
Hon. Chief Alexander Chukwudima Nwokeabia
Hon Ambassador Prof Adebowale Ibidapo Adefuye (Embassy of Nigeria Washington DC)
Hon Ambassador Joseph B.C. Foe Atangana (Embassy of Cameroon Washington DC)
Ms. Ibinabo Fiberesima
Deacon Iyke Lawson Kanu (Nigeria)
Ms. Eeefy Ify Ike (Beverly Hills USA)
Honorable Hadiza Umar (Nigeria)
Honorable Yvon Alteon (Haiti)


Favorite Actor

Ken Smart (UK)

Favorite Actress

Falia Justima (Haiti)

Favorite Director

Obed Joe (Nigeria)

Favorite Screenwriter

Dr. Princess Fumi S. Hancock (Nigeria)

Best Promising Actor

Clara Folashade Fernaldo (Congo)

Favorite Short Film/Trailer

J12 (Haiti)

Favorite Scores

The Storm (Cameroon)

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