2018 Ghana Movie Awards: Shatta Wale Nominated In Best Lead Actor Category

Nominees for the 2018 edition of Ghana Movie Awards have been released by organizers.

The awards is slated for 23rd December 2018 at Kempinski Hotel in Accra.

Some big wits in the movie industry have made the list.

Making the list as a surprise to many is Ghana’s self-acclaimed dancehall King, Shatta Wale.

Shatta Wale, real name Charles Mensah has been nominated in the Best Lead Actor category.

Shatta Wale scores his nomination on the back of his movie, “Kejetia Vs Makola – The Trial of Shatta Wale.”

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Leading the list however is Azali, a film said to have come from Tamale with 16 nominations.

Below is the full list of nominees;

CINEMATOGRAPHY
Azali – William Kojo Agbeti
Silence – Tunde Adekoya
Counter Trade – Kobe Nickson-Debra
Hashtag – Abu Iddris
One Upon A Family – Toyin Odukoya

EDITING
Azali – William Kojo Agbeti
Silence – Afla Marley
Counter Trade – Kobi Okyere and Mawutor Senu
Bad Luck Joe – Ramesh Jai
The New Adabraka – Eddie Nartey and Enoch Obiri Opoku

MUSIC – ORIGINAL SONG
Bad Luck Joe – Lyrics by – Joy Agyeman
Music by – Joy Agyeman
Azali – Lyrics by – Gomez Tito
Music by – Gomez Tito
Kakalika -Lyrics by – Berni Anti
Music by – Berni Anti
Silence – Lyrics by – Berlinda – P
Music by – Berlinda – P
Kajetia and Makola – Lyrics by – Shatta Wale
Music by – Shatta Wale

MUSIC ORIGINAL SCORE
Azali – Gomez Tito
Kakalika Love – Berni Anti
Bad Luck Joe – Ramesh Jai
Once Upon A Family – Kobi Okyere
New Adabraka – George Sedro

MAKE-UP AND HAIRSTYLING
Azali – Abigail Nyamekye
Bad Luck Joe – Rita Nortey and Julia Benson
Deranged – Sharon Yemofio and Charlotte Ampadu
The New Adabraka – Nana Ekua Adinkra
Ancestral Treaty – Samuel Agyei

WRITING ADAPTED OR ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
Azali – Gwendellen Quatey
Once Upon A Family – Pascal Amanfo and Folake Amanfo
Bad Luck Joe – Ramesh Jai
The New Adabraka – Eddie Nartey
Silence – Divine Jones

PRODUCTION DESIGN
Azali – Production design by – Albert Adjei
Set decoration by – Albert Adjei
Once Upon A Family – Production design by – Godwin Mensah
Set decoration by – Godwin Mensah
Arena – Production design by – John Azinse
Set decoration by – Michael Abia Sackey
Bad Luck Joe – Production design by – Edward Laabi
Set decoration by – Eugene Rida
Silence – Production design by – Andre Bourreau
Set decoration by – Andre Bourreau

COSTUME AND WARDROBE
Azali – Gifty Mawuena Sossavi
The New Adabraka – Clara Adjoa Asantewaa
Silence – Fauzia Yakubu
Bad Luck Joe – Marion Agbogli
Ancestral Treaty – Gifty Mawuena

SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Michelle Attoh – Bad Luck Joe
Martha Ankomah – Silence
Fella Makafui – Once Upon A Family
Ama K. Abebrese – Azali
Benedicta Gafah – The New Adabraka

SUPPORTING ACTOR
Kofi Adjorlolo – Once Upon A Family
Umar Krupp – Kakalika Love
John Dumelo – Jungle Justice
Bismark Odoi – Asylum Is Down
Manaf Yussif – Hashtag

LEAD ACTOR
Adjetey Annan – Azali
James Gardiner, Michael Asante and Toosweet Annan – The New Adabraka
Charles Mensah (Shatta Wale) – Kejetia and Makola
Alphonso Menu – Arena
Anthony Wood – Watch Dog

LEAD ACTRESS
Yvonne Nelson – Jungle Justice
Jackie Appiah – Kakalika Love
Kalsoume Sinare – Silence
Nadia Buari – Daranged
Asana Alhassan – Azali

BEST PICTURE
Azali – Sandra Dwommoh
Daranged – Nadia Buari
Bad Luck Joe – Ramesh Jai
Once Upon A Family – Priscilla Asiedu
The New Adabraka – Eddie Nartey
Silence – Kalsoume Sinare
Ancestral Treaty – John Kennedy, Michael Yawson and Gifty Mawuena
Hashtag – Abu Iddris
Celebrity Marriage – Uchenna Mbunabo
Kakalika Love – Degraft Yeboah

DISCOVERY OF THE YEAR
Joy Agyeman – Bad Luck Joe
Anthony Woode – Watch Dog
Jeffrey Forson – Arena
Jeffrey Nortey – Counter Trade
Esi Hammond – Accra Hustlers
Rosemond Brown – Accra Hustlers
Richard Xavier Amoakor – Once Upon A Family
Asana Alhassan – Azali
Efia Odo – Counter Trade
Dana Wachter – My Very Ghanaian Wedding

BEST ACTOR AFRICAN COLLABORATION
Ramsey Noah – Daranged
Felix Omokhodion – Things I Hate About You
O .Kanayo – Celebrity Marriage
Bolanle Nimalomo – Adam and Eve
Adekola Odulade – Celebrity Marriage

BEST ACTRESS AFRICAN COLLABORATION
Mercy Johnson Okojie – Once Upon A Family
Tonto Dike – Celebrity Marriage
Calista Okoronkwo – Things I Hate About You
Mbong Amata – Adam and Eve
Adaeze Eluke – Bombshell

SHORT MOVIE
The Deep Place – Mawuko Kuadzi
Bottomless – Helel Smith
Komabuza – William Kojo Agbeti
Hello December – Samuel Kwabena Okyere – Arhin
Jungle Justice – Regina Van Helvert

ANIMATED SHORT MOVIE
Race Of Life – Francis. Y. Brown
Both Saved – Afortey Nii Odai

DIRECTING
Azali – Kwabena Gyansah
Bad Luck Joe – Ramesh Jai
The New Adabraka – Eddie Nartey
Kejetia and Makola – Kobi Rana
Once Upon A Family – Pascal Amanfo

VISUAL EFFECTS
Azali – William Kojo Agbeti
Ancestral Treaty – Peter Mensah
Bad Luck Joe – Ramesh Jai

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