1. Omotola Jolade-Ekeinde, for making the highly esteemed 2013 TIME 100; an annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world, and named the Queen of Nollywood. The first ever for any Nigerian entertainer and boosting the mileage and patronage of Nollywood in the world as she graced the exclusive 2013 Time 100 Gala at Frederick P. Rose Hall, Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 23, 2013, with the crème de la crème of Hollywood.
2. Kenneth Gyang, one of the youngest filmmakers in Nollywood and his first feature films: the political love story “Blood and Henna” (2012) won Best Achievement In Costume Design and “Confusion Na Wa” (2013), which received funding from the Rotterdam Film Festival’s Hubert Bals Fund won highly coveted awards for the Best Film and Best Nigerian Film at the 2013 Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA), and at the Best of Nollywood (BON) Awards, “Confusion Na Wa” won Best Movie of the Year, Movie with the Best Production Design, Best Edited Movie, Best Screenplay and Director of the Year and Kenneth also won The Future Awards 2013 Prize In Arts & Culture.
10. NOLLYWOOD MIRROR®, the first edition of the NOLLYWOOD MIRROR® SERIES celebrating the 2013 Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA); leading actors, actresses, filmmakers and distributors is the first publication on Nollywood distributed simultaneously in both digital and print versions and in full colour with over 480, 000 people seeing it within 72 hours on Facebook and Twitter and thousands more on other websites and the most circulated publication on Nollywood in the world at the moment.
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