It’s been an endless run of award ceremonies hasn’t it? We’re all waiting with bated breath now for the mother of all awards, the Oscars. But not before we celebrate the very best of Black Talent at the Screen Nation Awards!
It was the perfect combination of Nollywood and the British TV and Film Industry at this year’s Screen Nation Awards which took place at the River Bank Plaza, here in London.
The black British community came together to celebrate the outstanding contribution of black British artists in TV and film.
The event, hosted by Alibaba and American based actress,Caroline Chikezie was attended by some of the most talented names in British showbiz including Holby City Stars Jimmy Akingbola (love him!), Chizzy Akudolu, Olympic star Christine Ohuruogu, Model AJ Odudu and top boy star, Ashley Walters.
The full list of last night’s winners are
Favourite Black Channel Award- ABN TV – SKY Channel 290
Favourite Male TV Star Award –Jimmy Akingbola
Award for Favourite Female TV Star- ChIzzy Akudolu
Male Performance in Film Award- CHIWETEL EJIOFOR (12 years A Slave)
Award for Female Performance in Film- Naomi Harris (Mandela)
Award for Female Performance in TV- Sharon Duncan Brewster
Best Male Performance In TV- Idris Elba
Young Shooting Star Award- Adelayo Adedayo
Outstanding Contribution Award- Bill Duke
The Edric Connor Inspiration Award (Posthumous)- Felix Dexter
Outstanding Contribution to the Arts- Govenor Godswill Akpabio
Classic TV Series Award International- The Cosby Show
Classic Movie Award- Spike Lee’s Do the Right Thing
Best African Movie Award- Half of a Yellow Sun
Favourite Male African International Emerging Screen Talent- ALEX EKUBO
Favourite Nollywood Film- Flower Girl
Favourite British International Movie- 12 Years A Slave
Independent Spirit Film Production Award- Gone Too Far
Diversity in Factual Production (TV)- First Amongst Equals: The Laurie Cunningham Story – ITV1
Diversity in Drama Production (TV) Award- C4’s RUN
Rising Talent Award- JAVONE PRINCE