Glitz & Glam: Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards (GIAMA)


I am a little late on this one but anyway, it was a night of glitz and glam as the third annual Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards (GIAMA) was held last  Saturday 25 October2014 in Houston TX.

A list of African Celebrities including  Ini Edo, Uti Nwachukwu, Anthony Monjaro, Ruth Kadiri, Julius Agwu,  Majid Michel, Stella Damascus, Alex Ekubo, Emem Isong,  Susan Peters, Mbong Amata,  Charles Novia, Ivie Okujaye, Pascal Amanfo, Gbenro Ajibade, and more were all in in attendance.

Checkout photos of what went down below:

CEODancersCEO Dancers


Uti Nwachukwu

INIIni Edo

Tana AdelanaTana Adelana

StephinieMaStephinie Ma

Mbong AmataMbong Amata

Susan-PetersSusan Peters

Padeta-AguPadeta Agu


EMMARed Carpet Host for the event, Emma Emmerson

DanielAdeminoka-Stella DamasusStella Damascus and Daniel Ademinoka

Alex EkuboAlex Ekubo

Emem-IsongEmem Isong

Belinda EffahBelinda Effah

Award Winners of the night included:

Best Actress  Diaspora: Paula Obaseki – Captive
Male Viewer’s Choice: Uti Nwachukwu
Female Viewer’s Choice: Tonto Dikeh
Grand Recognition Award: Captain (Dr.) Hosa Wells Okunbo
Best Costume: Iyore
Best Makeup : Iyore
Special Recognition Award : Lynn Whitfield – 30 Days in Atlanta
Best Director Diaspora: Faces of Love – Robert Peters
Best Film Diaspora : Captive – John Uche
Best Actor Diaspora: Raz Adoti – Faces of Love


Best Motion Picture: Apaye
Best Drama: A Mile from Home
Best Film: Indigenous – Chetanna
Best Film, Comedy: 30 Days in Atlanta
Best On Screen Duo:Ayo Makun & Ramsey Nouah – 30 Days in Atlanta
Best Comedic Act: Lepacious Bose – Being Mrs. ElliotBest Sound: Eric Aghimien – A Mile from Home
Best Actor: Kanayo O. Kanayo – Apaye
Best Actress: Rita Dominic – Iyore
Best Supporting Actor: Frederick Leonard – Accident
Best Screenplay: Moses Inwang – Last 3 Digits



Best Supporting Actress: Belinda Effah – Apaye
Most Promising Actor: Tope Tedela – A Mile from Home
Most Promising Actress: Ivie Okujaye – Black Silhouette
Producer of the Year: Frank Rajah and Kwame Boadu – Iyore
Best Edited Film: Teco Benson – Accident
Best Cinematography: James Costello – 30 Days in Atlanta



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