[News] Ramsey Nouah to Host 2nd Annual Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards (GIAMA) Plus Full List Of Nominees


It’s time for another award show and this time it is set to captivate a live audience on Saturday 19th October 2013 at the Stafford Center Performing Art Theater in Houston Texas. The Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards (GIAMA) will commence with greetings from highly sought-after actor Ramsey Nouah, as this year’s GIAMA Awards host.

The GIAMA organization is poised to bring you this highly anticipated event of the year in the United States, featuring exclusive performances by the industry’s highly-acclaimed stars and comedians.

Rita Dominic, Desmond Elliot, Kunle Afolayan‘s “Phone Swap”, Yvonne Okoro‘s “Contract”, Chioma Chukwuka-Akpotha, Ini Edo, Uti Nwachuwku, O.C Ukeje, Moses Inwang and Majid Michel have made the coveted list.

Check it out!


GIAMA Awards 2013

Best Motion Picture

Brother’s Keeper

Finding Mercy



Ninah’s Dowry

Phone Swap

Best Drama


On Bended Knees

House of Gold

Desperate Housegirls

Finding Mercy



Best Cinematography

On Bended Knees


House of Gold

Desperate House Girls

Finding Mercy


Best Comedy

Okon goes to school


Mrs Somebody

Lies Men Tell

Phone Swap

House of Gold

Best Costume

The Twin Sword

Weekend Getaway

House of Gold


The Gods are still not to blame

Keeping My Man

Most Promising Actress (Best New Actress)

Mary Lazarus – Desperate House Girls

Omawumi Megbele – House of Gold

Mbufung Seikeh – Ninah’s Dowry

Okawa Shaznay – Cheaters

Tamara Eteimo – Desperate House Girls

Tiffany – Single and Married


Best Actress

Ireti Doyle – Torn

Rita Dominic – Finding Mercy

Jackie Appiah – Hunters

Omoni Oboli – Brother’s Keeper

Chioma Chukwuka-Akpotha – On Bended Knees

Yvonne Okoro – Contract

Nse Ikpe-Etim – Phone Swap

Best Supporting Actress

Monalisa Chinda – Torn

Uru Eke – Weekend Getaway

Keira Hewatch – Lies Men Tell

Roselyn Ngissah – Letter to My Mother

Betty Olumowe – Scam

Kate Henshaw – False


Most Promising Actor (Best New Actor)

Bobby Obodo – The Volunteers

Anurin Nwunembom – Ninah’s Dowry

Wale Ojo – Phone Swap

Umar Krapp – House of Gold

Blossom Chukwujekwu – Finding Mercy

Seun Akindele – On Bended Knees


Best Actor

Kalu Ikeagwu – False

Adjetey Annan – Hunters

Hlomla Dandala – Contract

Majid Michel – Brother’s Keeper

O.C Ukeje – Alan Poza

Yemi Blaq – Bridge of Hope


Best Supporting Actor

Joseph Benjamin – Torn

Eddie Watson – Letter to my Mother

Alex Ekubo – Weekend Getaway

Francis Odega – House of Gold

Chet Anekwe – On Bended Knees

Uti Nwachukwu – Finding Mercy

Best Director

Moses Inwang – Torn

Kunle Afolayan – Phone Swap

Ikechukwu Onyeka – Brother’s Keeper

Desmond Elliot – Finding Mercy

Victor Viyuoh – Ninah’s Dowry

Pascal Amanfo – House of Gold

Best Original Screenplay

Phone Swap


Finding Mercy

Desperate House Girls

House of Gold


Best Sound

Last Flight to Abuja

Red Hot

Finding Mercy



Mrs Somebody


Producer of the Year

Moses Inwang – Torn

Che Hilaire – Ninah’s Dowry

Abdul Salam – Hunters

Kunle Afolayan – Phone Swap

Uduak Isong – Desperate House Girls

Yvonne Okoro – Contract


Best Original Soundtrack


Mrs Somebody

Ninah’s Dowry

Weekend Getaway

Bridge of Hope



Diaspora Films

Best Film Diaspora

Still Standing (USA)

Feathered Dreams (Ukraine)

Unguarded (USA)

When One Door Closes (USA)


Best Film Director – Diaspora

Andrew Rozhen – (Feathered Dreams)

Desmond Elliot & Bethels Agomuoh – (Unguarded)

Michael Uadiale – (Still Standing)

Robert Peters – (When One Door Closes)


Viewers’ Choice Categories

Best Male Act (Viewers’ Choice)

Mike Ezuruonye

Majid Michel

Desmond Elliot

Jim Iyke

John Dumelo

Ramsey Nouah


Best Female Act (Viewers’ Choice)

Ini Edo

Yvonne Okoro

Jackie Appiah

Tonto Dikeh

Uche Jombo

Yvonne Nelson


All other categories including honorary, humanitarian, and appreciation awards will be announced at the awards ceremony.

culled from bellanaija.com

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