Hosted by the fabulous media personality and event host Amina Abdi alongside Riverwood Ensemble’s Mwaniki Mageria, the fourth edition of the annual Riverwood Academy Awards went down at the Kenya Cultural Centre.
Ranked as one of the top films awards in this region the event was graced by the top figures in the Kenyan film industry including the Kenya Films Classification Board (KFCB) boss Ezekiel Mutua.
Some of the notable names that carried away the day were Elimu tales for Best who walked away with the gold for best animation and one of my favourite all-time actors Raymond Ofula bagged the Lifetime Achievement award. Below is the full list of winners.
1. Best Film – Kizingo.
2. Lifetime Achievement Award – Raymond Ofula.
3. Best TV Series – Mama Duka.
4. Best Leading Actor In A Tv Series – John Oron.
5. Best Overal Actor – Anubhav Ghard.
6. Best Supporting Actor – Peter Mweu.
7. best Supporting Actress – Sally Atieno.
8. Best Original Score – Spensa.
9. Best Sound Mixing – Kunjan Dholokai.
10. Best Cinematography – Zilizala.
11. Best Editing In A TV Series – Fred Odhiambo (Sumu).
12. Best Script Writer In A Tv Series – Lol Awat (Mama Duka).
13. Best Vernacular Tv Series – Haiyaiya.
14. Best Vernacular Movie – Cama Wa Ruo.
15. Best Documentary 0 Structures Of Hope.
16. Best Animation – Elimu Tales.
17. Best TV Commercial – Bonyea *699#.
18. Best Invisible Cuffs – Invisible Cuffs.
19. Best Short Film – Seed.