Why I’ll be voting for the Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards

Oyunga Pala with Dorothy Ghettuba up for for Best New Media - Online Video.
Oyunga Pala with Dorothy Ghettuba up for for Best New Media – Online Video.

I’m not a big fan of online voting as such. However, when I find a decent reason I will always be there voting. There couldn’t be a better reason to vote than the Africa Magic Viewers Choices Awards. These are awards in TV for cinema, TV and other categories making 27.

So why am I voting? Well there is quite a healthy representation of Kenyans in the awards. Here is a list all Kenyans or Kenyan based nominees and their category.

Best Movie Drama
Edwin Maina Kariuki – Nairobi Half Life

Best Movie Director

Tosh Gitonga – Nairobi Half Life

Best Actress in a Drama
Veronica Waceke – Higher Learning
WacekeBest Supporting Actress
Valerie Kimani – Higher Learning

Best Supporting Actor
David Mulwa – Higher Learning
Ian Mbugua – House of Lungula

Best Documentary
David Campbell – Shamba Shape Up

Best Indigenous Language Movie/Series (Swahili)
Edwin Maina Kariuki – Nairobi Half Life

Njoki Muhoho – Mama Duka

Best Online Video
Dorothy Ghettuba, Oyunga Pala – Next Big Host

Best Cinematographer
Christian Almesberger – Nairobi Half Life

Best Art Director
Barbara Minishi – Nairobi Half Life

Best Lightning Designer
Mohammed Zain – Nairobi Half Life

Best Make-up Artist
Elayne Okaya – Nairobi Half Life

To vote please go to www.amvcaawards.dstv.com.