Trailer: Majid Michel wins best Actor at Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards (GIAMA)

imagesAlthough 30 days to Atlanta, Iyori, A mile from Home, and Apaye won big in Houston, Texas at the glamorous 3rd Annual GIAMA Awards hosted by ace comedian Julius Agwu, Ghana was well represented when Majid Michel won the Best Actor award for ‘Brother’s Keeper’ whiles Frank Rajah and Kwame Boadu won PRODUCER OF the YEAR award for the movie Iyore.

Other Ghanaian nominations included Most Promising Actress (Best New Actress) Itz Tiffany – [Single and married], Best Actress- Yvonne Okoro – [Contract], Best Supporting Actress- Roselyn Ngissah – [Letter to my Mother], Best Supporting Actor- Eddie Watson – [Letter to my Mother], Best Director- Pascal Amanfo – [House of Gold].

Just as Nollywood foremost director/actor Desmond Elliot said in a previous interview that his first attendance at the GIAMA was like being at the Oscar’s, so also were James Costello words as he got on stage to present an award at the 2014 GIAMA. Costello, a renowned DOP who migrated from Hollywood said “this is like being at the Oscars a little bit”. Overall, the GIAMA has been widely depicted and portrayed in this manner since its inception not only by Elliot and Costello but also by several attendees including celebrities and special guests at large.

This memorable, historic and exciting night of recognition of the best in the African entertainment industry was kicked off by a special opening rendition by MYOA and Jerry Cleo, which was followed by a grand entrance of the “Julius Agwu” who continually kept the audience entertained with his rib cracking jokes and comedic acts.

Another rendition by the best of USA Africa – Victor Ndukwe, MYOA, Jerry Cleo and Pascal PC that aroused a lot of emotions in the audience was the touching media presentation on “Ebola in Africa”, which was announced with a powerful introductory speech by Uti Nwachukwu. And finally, the main highlight of the day was the fantastic and mind-blowing performance by CEO Dancers, the UK-based entertainers and British Got Talent” semi-finalist that set the stage on fire and left the audience in awe at the dexterity of their rhythmic dancing skills.

Several personalities that were present at the event included, but limited to: Julius Agwu (Host), Majid Michel, Stella Damascus, Ini Edo, Uti Nwachukwu, Anthony Monjaro, Ruth Kadiri, Alex Ekubo, Emem Isong, Lancelot Imasuen, Susan Peters, Mbong Amata, Uche Iwuanyawu, Charles Novia, Pascal Atuma, Moses Inwang, Charles Uwagbai, Daniel Ademinokan, Robert Peters, Ivie Okujaye, Tana Adelana, Michael Godson, James Costello, Daniel Lloyd, Benedict Johnson, Pascal Amanfo, Chigozie Atuanya, Ephraim Chiejina, Padeta Agu, Gbenro Ajibade, Moses Efret, Okawa Shaznay, Patrick Nnamani, Merlisa Determined, CEO Dancers, Jedi (Comedian) Seyi Brown (Comedian) and MCPC (Comedian).

Watch the trailer below: