The 8th edition of Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards took place at Eko Hotel and Suites in Lagos, Nigeria, on 14 May.
Critics have commended the ceremony for its remarkable production and huge celebrity turnout.
During the night, some of the winners included Pascal Aka, who won the Best Soundtrack in a Film for Raquel for Goldcoast Lounge and received US$2 415. In addition, an industry merit award honouring living legend and enigma Taiwo Ajayi-Lycett, was presented by Nollywood veteran Joke Silva.
These are the winners of the 2022 8th AMVCA Awards:
- Best Sound Editor: Jim Lively, James Nelson- Amina
- Best Picture Editor: Tunde Apalowo- Maria Ebun Pataki
- Best Lighting Designer (Movie or Series): Mathew Yusuf- Nneka, the pretty serpent
- Best Art Director (Movie or Series): Tunji Afolayan – Amina
- Best Makeup Artist: Balogun Abiodun – Omo Ghetto (The Saga) Best Writer (Movie or series): Mannie Oiseomaye, Donald Tombia, and Biodun Stephen – Introducing the Kujus
- Best Cinematographer: Mohammed Atta- Rattlesnake: The Ahanna Story
- Best Costume Design: Millicent T Jack – Amina
- Best Indigenous Language (movie or series) Swahili: Freddy Feruzi – Obambe Best indigenous language (movie or series) Hausa: Rogers Ofime- Voiceless
- Best Indigenous Language (movie or series) Yoruba: David Akande, Demola Yusuf, Edgard Leroy – Alaise Best indigenous language (movie or series)Igbo – Uche Nnanna Maduka
- Best Television Series (Drama or Comedy): Rogers Ofime – Mystic river
- Best Documentary: Saitabo Kaiyare, Mumo Liku, Elena Schilling, Daniella Fritz, Ann Katrina Roberg – If objects could speak
- Best Short Film or Online Video: Taiwo Ogunnimo- I am the prostitute mama described
- Best Online Social Content Creator: Oga Sabinus (Mr Funny)
- Best Movie Southern Africa: Dantagos Jimmy-Melani – Hairareb
- Best Movie East Africa: Morocco Omari – Girl in the Yellow Jumper
- Best Movie West Africa: Bolanle Austin Peters, Joseph Umoibom, James Amuta – Collision Course
- Best Soundtrack (Movie or Tv Series): Pascal Aka, Raquel- Goldcoast Lounge
- Best Supporting Actress (Movie or Series): Omowunmi Dada- Country Hard
- Best Supporting Actor (Movie or Series): Odunlade Adekola- Jankariwo
- Best Africa Magic Original Comedy Series: Rogers Ofime – The Johnsons
- Best Africa Magic Original Drama Series: Dimbo Atiya- The Rishantes
- Best Actress In A Comedy(movie or tv series): Funke Akindele- Omo Ghetto
- Best Actor In A Comedy (movie or tv series): Broda Shaggi – Dwindle
- Best Actress In A Drama (movie or tv series): Osas Ighodaro – Rattlesnake: The Ahanna story.
- Best Actor In A Drama (Movie or Tv series): Stan Nze – Rattlesnake: The Ahanna Story
- Best Director (Movie or TV series): Ramsey Nouah- Rattlesnake: The Ahanna Story
- Best Overall Film: Izu Ojukwu, Okey Ogunjiofor – Amina