Omotola Beats Genevieve, Funke Akindele To Win Screen Nations Award
Nollywood star actress Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde might not have made the Forbes list of Top 40 Most Influential Celebrities in Africa like her rival Genevieve Nnaji did but will certainly be delighted to know that she has won the award for 'Favourite West African Actress' at the 2011 edition of the Screen Nation Film and Television Awards.
Omosexy edged out Nigerian actors Funke Akindele, Genevieve Nnaji, Mercy Johnson, and her Ghanaian counterparts Jackie Appiah and Ama K Abebrese.
The awards which took place on Sunday, October 16, 2011 was held at the IndigoO2 and was hosted by Angellica Bell and Michael Underwood.
Past recipients of awards include Hollywood legends Morgan Freeman and Danny Glover.
Check out the full list of winner below…
Male Performance in Film – Clint Dyer
Female Performance in Film – Thandie Newton
Male Performance in TV – Nonso Anozie
Female Performance in TV – Wunmi Mosaku
Favourite Male TV Star – Arinze Kene
Favourite Female TV Star – Tameka Empson
Emerging Talent – La Charne Jolly
Young Shooting Star – Daniel Kaluuya
Comedy Performer – Andy Osho
Diversity in Factual Production – Saving Africa's Witch Children
Diversity in Drama Production – Luther
Favourite Urban Movie – Anuvahood
Favourite Music Video Performance – Tinie Tempah
Independent Spirit Film Production – Obi Emelonye
Achievement in Cinematic Direction – Thomas Ikimi
International Film – Why Did I Get Married Too
US Screen Personality Male – Tyler Perry
US Screen Personality Female – Monique
Best West African Film – The Mirror Boy
Favourite West African Action – Miajid Michel
Favourite West African Actress – Omotola Jolade
The Screen Nation Foundation comprises of black British film and television professionals from all within the UK including actors, writers, directors and producers. Designed to empower and encourage diversity with the motion picture and audio-visual industries, The Foundation primarily agrees on the annual list of categories and nominees via a committee vote.