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Fast rising Ghanian actress Yvonne Okyere gets a nomination at the 2015 Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards #GIAMA

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Awards come to those who work hard. So it is for fast rising Ghanaian actress, Yvonne Okyere, who got nominated in six categories at the 2015 Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards (GIAMA). This comes just two months after she received an award for Most Promising Actress at the 2015 Golden Movie Awards for her role in ‘Love Regardless’.

The movie ‘Love Regardless’ got nominated in categories namely: Best Director, Best Motion Picture, Best New Actress, Best Motion Picture, Best New Actor, Best Editing and Best On Sceen Duo,

Other Ghanaian movie stars nominated are Majid Michel for Best Actor award and Jackie Appiah for Best Actress award. The rest are John Dumelo, Van Vicker, Roselyn Ngissah, Lydia Forson, and Yvonne Nelson.

This year’s GIAMA event will be hosted by Nigerian comedian and actor AY and is set to captivate a lively audience on October 17, 2015 in Houston, Texas.

With the culmination of several years of experience as an ace stand-up comedian/ host coupled with his top-notch comedic acting skills, AY is sure to bring alive the GIAMA stage on October 17 with an outstanding performance to the excitement of the audience.

Check out the full nomination list:

BEST MOTION PICTURE
· LOVE REGARDLESS
· STALKER
· STIGMA
· BLACK NOVEMBER
· TRIALS OF IGHO
· MATTERS ARISING

BEST FILM (DRAMA)
· STIGMA
· THE CHANGER
· INVASION 1897
· OJUJU
· OGE’S SISTER
· AFTER THE “I DOs”
· STALKER

BEST FILM (COMEDY)
· JACK AND JILL
· HEAD GONE
· HORN – FREE DAY
· MY AMERICAN SON
· BRONI WAWU
· WHEN LOVE COMES AROUND

BEST SHORT FILM
· VERDICT
· ONCE
· THE THRONE
· HORN – FREE DAY
· HENNA

BEST FILM (FOREIGN LANGUAGE)
· MR.BF
· TORERA
· OJUJU
· MADE IN AGEGE
· IYA ALALAKE

BEST ACTOR
· FREDERICK LEONARD – KEEPING SECRETS
· HAKEEM KAE-KASIM – BLACK NOVEMBER
· MAJID MICHEL – MATTERS ARISING
· JIM IYKE – STALKER
· MIKE OMOREGBEE – INVASION 1897
· KEN ERICS – TRIALS OF IGHO
· CLEM OHAMEZE – MY AMERICAN SON

BEST ACTRESS
· ADESUA ETOMI – FALLING
· UCHE JOMBO – OGE’S SISTER
· INI EDO – WHILE YOU SLEPT
· MBONG AMATA – BLACK NOVEMBER
· JACKIE APPIAH – STIGMA
· NSE IKPE ETIM – STALKER
· RUTH KADIRI – MATTERS ARISING

BEST SUPPORTING MALE
· ANTHONY MONJARO – STALKER
· DESMOND FINNEY – REFLECTIONS
· SEUN AKINDELE – THE CHANGER
· CHIGOZIE ATUANYA – JAFAR
· MELVIN ODUAH – TRIALS OF IGHO
· OC UKEJE – BLACK NOVEMBER
· JAMES GARDINER – HAPPY DEATHDAY

BEST SUPPORTING FEMALE
· KIKI OMELI – STING
· YVONNE JEGEDE – OGE’S SISTER
· CAROLINE DANJUMA – STALKER
· AYO ADESANYA – THE GOOD WIFE
· VENITA AKPOFURE – WHILE YOU SLEPT
· TANA ADELANA – THE KINGDOM
· EKU EDEWOR – WHEN LOVE COMES AROUND

BEST COMEDIC ACT
· ROSELYN NGISSAH – JACK & JILL
· AKPORORO – HEAD GONE
· NKANSAH KWADWO – MADE IN AGEGE
· KELECHI UDEGBE – HORN-FREE DAY
· FAITHIA BALOGUN – IYA ALALAKE
· LYDIA FORSON – A LETTER FROM ADAM
· ENIOLA BADMUS – HEAD GONE

BEST NEW ACTOR
· GBENGA TITILOYE – LOVE REGARDLESS
· STONEBWOY – HAPPY DEATHDAY
· JEFF KUMORDZI – LETTER FROM ADAM
· AKPORORO – HEAD GONE
· KUNLE OLUREMI – STING
· ISO PAELEY – LOVE REGARDLESS

BEST NEW ACTRESS
· AISHA KAMARA – REFLECTIONS
· PRINCESS OKAH – THE CHANGER
· YVONNE OKYERE – LOVE REGARDLESS
· ROSEMARY ZIMU – CHAMPAGNE
· EMEM INWANG – STALKER
· COMFORT IDONGESIT –TRIALS OF IGHO
· NSIKAN ISAAC – THE BANKER

BEST ON-SCREEN DUO
· RUTH KADIRI & MAJID MICHEL – MATTERS ARISING
· KEN ERICS & KIKI OMELI – TRIALS OF IGHO
· BLOSSOM CHUKWUJEKWU & ADESUA ETOMI – FALLING
· GBENGA TITILOYE & ZYNNELL LYDIA ZUH – LOVE REGARDLESS
· NSE EKPE ETIM & JIM IYKE – STALKER
· YVONNE JEGEDE AND UCHE JOMBO – OGE’S SISTER

BEST EDITING
· STANLEE OHIKHUARE – KPIANS
· WHEN LOVE COMES AROUND
· NWAOGBURU NELSON – MATTERS ARISING
· STANLEE OHIKHUARE – VERDICT
· C.J OBASI – OJUJU
· MUYIWA ALUKO – LOVE REGARDLESS
· BLACK NOVEMBER

BEST SOUND
· STANLEE OHIKHUARE – KPIANS
· INVASION 1897
· ONONEZE KENETH – THE THRONE
· BLACK NOVEMBER
· COBHAM ASUQUO – DARASEN RICHARDS – THE ANTIQUE
· DAYO THOMPSON – OJUJU
· KENNETH YEBOAH – MADE IN AGEGE

BEST MAKEUP/COSTUME
· CHIEMELA NWAGBOSO/MATTHEW ELECHENU – JAFAR
· ADEFUNKE OLOWU – OJUJU
· F. EVANS / K. YEBOAH & B. POKU – MADE IN AGEGE
· INEMESIT UDONQUAK – STALKER
· STANLEE OHIKHUARE / ITORO EDWIN-OKON – KPIANS
· WHEN LOVE COMES AROUND
· INVASION 1897

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
· BLACK NOVEMBER
· OJUJU
· INVASION 1897
· VERDICT
· HORN-FREE DAY
· SHATTERED ROMANCE
· KPIANS

BEST SCREENPLAY
· STIGMA
· TRIALS OF IGHO
· SHATTERED ROMANCE
· STING
· HEAD GONE
· REQUITE
· STALKER

BEST PRODUCER
· OGE OBASI – OJUJU
· LANCELOT IMASUEN – INVASION 1897
· DARE FASISI / LANRE FASASI – HEAD GONE
· MOSES INWANG / CAROLINE DANJUMA – STALKER
· JETA AMATA – BLACK NOVEMBER
· OKEY EZUGWU – JAFAR

BEST DIRECTOR
· CHRIS ENENG ENEAJI – TRIALS OF IGHO
· LANCELOT IMASUEN – INVASION 1897
· MOSES INWANG – STALKER
· MUYIWA ALUKO – LOVE REGARDLESS
· JETA AMATA – BLACK NOVEMBER
· EJIM FORTUNE KEZI – THE CHANGER
· DARE FASISI – HEAD GONE

BEST FILM DIASPORA
· RED ROSE
· THE PORTRAIT
· AFFAIRS OF THE HEART
· LAPD AFRICAN COPS

BEST SCREENPLAY DIASPORA
· RED ROSE
· THE POTRAIT
· RETALIATION
· THE FLAWS
· BLOODLINE BATTLE
· AFFAIRS OF THE HEART
· LAPD AFRICAN COPS

BEST DIRECTOR – DIASPORA
· ROBERT PETERS – AFFAIRS OF THE HEART
· JOHN UCHE – THE POTRAIT
· AB SALLU – BLOODLINE BATTLE
· KINGSLEY PAUL UKAEGBU – RED ROSE
· PASCAL ATUMAH – LAPD AFRICAN COPS

BEST ACTOR – DIASPORA
· MOSES EFRET – RED ROSE
· CARL PAYNE – THE FLAWS
· KYLE BURGESS – THE PORTRAIT
· PASCAL ATUMAH – LAPD AFRICAN COPS
· JOSEPH BENJAMIN – AFFAIRS OF THE HEART

BEST ACTRESS -DIASPORA
· OGE OKOYE – RED ROSE
· BERLINDA NAHBILA – THE PORTRAIT
· QUEEN ESTHER IMAR – BLOODLINE BATTLE
· STELLA DAMASUS – AFFAIRS OF THE HEART
· PRIDIN B. FRU – RETALIATION

FOREIGN INTERNATIONAL ACT (MALE)
· WYCLEF JEAN – BLACK NOVEMBER
· DORIEN WILSON – LAPD AFRCAN COPS
· AKON – BLACK NOVEMBER
· MICKEY ROURKE – BLACK NOVEMBER

FOREIGN INTERNATIONAL ACT (FEMALE)
· SARAH WAYNE CALLIES – BLACK NOVEMBER
· LUENELL – LAPD AFRICAN COPS
· VANESSA BELL CALLOWAY – LAPD AFRICAN COPS
· KIM BASSINGER – BLACK NOVEMBER

BEST MALE VIEWERS CHOICE
· JOHN DUMELO
· ALEX EKUBO
· VAN VICKER
· UTI NWACHUKWU
· BLOSSOM CHUKWUJEKWU
· MAJID MICHEL
· O.C UKEJE

BEST FEMALE VIEWERS CHOICE
· ADESUA ETOMI
· UCHE JOMBO
· BELINDA EFFAH
· RITA DOMINIC
· RUTH KADIRI
· INI EDO
· YVONNE NELSON

BEST COMEDIC ACT VIEWERS CHOICE
· FRANCIS ODEGA
· JULIUS AGWU
· FUNKE AKINDELE
· LYDIA FORSON
· ENIOLA BADMUS
· ROSELYN NGISSAH
· AKPORORO

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