Popular TV show leads with 9 nominations as Kenya's version of the Oscars launches

The Kenyan government has been accused of not supporting Kenyan actors and muzzling those films that are able to come up using The Kenya film and Classification Board.

Auntie Boss leads with 9 nominations

As the world was buzzing about the Oscars, The Kenyan version of the Oscars has announced their nominees. Check them out below:

BEST EAST AFRICA FILM

Epidemic

Invisible cuffs

The Ring

University

BEST SHORT FILM

Beyond

GoodLuck Wachira

Once upon a time

Seed

BEST VERNACULAR

Cama Wa Ruo

Kigorogoro

Kia Hinya

Ningwanchete (I Love You)

Mugane

BEST DIRECTOR VERNACULAR TV SERIES (JURY’S VERDICT)

Gaterina - Kimathi Iceberg

Hayiayia - Kimathi Iceberg

Kayeye - Isaac Kisoi

Njata - Paul Kinyanjui

Njuku - Eunice Mwariri

Otoyo Mang’ang’a - Nathaniel Collins

Uriru Wa Wendo - James Njamura

BEST DOCUMENTARY

Biography Of Harry Kimani

Culture Quest

Hidden History

Structures of Hope

BEST TV COMMERCIAL

Bonyeza *699*1#

Fit Cereals

Kaluma King

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS (TV SERIES)

Caroline Mindimo - Otoyo Mang’ang’a

Eve de’ Souza - Auntie Boss

Miriam Gathu - Uriru Wa Wendo

Nelly Mutai - Tumaini Senta

Sandra Dacha - Auntie Boss

BEST LEAD ACTRESS (TV SERIES)

Cate Damaris - Sumu

Hellen Waithera - Uriru Wa Wendo

Magaret Gakenia - Njuku

Nice Githinji - Tumaini Centre

Nice Wanjeri - Auntie Boss

BEST SUPPORTING (TV SERIES)

Anthony Maina - Hayiayia

Matthew Mwangi - Auntie Boss

Moses Oduwa - Otoyo Mang’ang’a

Risiki Asman - Njuku

Steven Maina - Uriru Wa Wendo

BEST LEAD ACTOR (TV SERIES)

Eduardo Waigwa - Ururi Wa Wendo

John Oron - Otoyo Mang’ang’a

Kenneth Ambani - Sumu

Maqbul Mohammed - Auntie Boss

Sospeter Kiritu - Hayiayia

BEST EDITING (TV SERIES)

Auntie Boss - Nicholas Kibathi

Kayeye - Philip Dolin

Mama Duka - Harris Thuo

Otoyo Mang’ang’a - Nathaniel Collins

Sumu - Fredrick Odhiambo

BEST SCRIPT (TV SERIES)

Mama Duka - Loi Awat

Sumu - Henry Lenga

Kayeye - Isaac Kisoi

Otoyo Mang’ang’a - Lwal Griffin

Uriru Wa Wendo - Ann Njae

BEST DIRECTING (TV SERIES)

Auntie Boss - Arnold Mwanjila & Likarion Wainaina

Kayeye - Isaac Kisoi

Mama Duka - Michael Jones Mwangi

Sumu - Henry Lenga

Uriru Wa Wendo - James Njamura

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS (FEATURE & SHORT FILM)

Ann Vivian Njoki - Ningwanchete

Maureen Kinyanjui - Behind The Mask

Norah Ndonye - Curse

Pretty Mutave - Kizingo

Sally Atieno - Zilizala

BEST LEAD ACTRESS (FEATURE & SHORT FILM)

Eddah Kiruka - Box Ya Dough

Joyce Musoke - Moving

Keziah Mugure - Kigorogoro

Maureen Koech - Seed

Emily Achieng - Curse

Stacey Anyango - Second Chance

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR (FEATURE & SHORT FILM)

Anthony Njoroge - Waathi Mukiranagwo

Joseph Gachanja - Spensa

Julian Tindo - Kizingo

Peter Mweu - Cama Wa Ruo

Washington Opondo - Zilizala

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BEST LEAD ACTOR (FEATURE & SHORT FILM)

Anubhav Garg - Beyond

Gerald Langiri - Curse

George Kituto - ZiliZala

Ian Isaboke - Ningwanchete (I love you)

John Njoroge - Cama Wa Ruo

Nickson Majane - Box Ya Dough

BEST DIRECTOR (FEATURE & SHORT FILM)

Beyond - Sahil D. Gada

GoodLuck Wachira - Njenga Mbugua

Moving - Likarion Wainaina

Once upon a time - Sahil D. Gada

Seed - Voline Ogutu

BEST SCORE (FEATURE & SHORT FILM)

Once upon a time

Once upon a time

Seed

Spensa

Zilizala

BEST SCRIPT (FEATURE & SHORT FILM)

GoodLuck Wachira - Njenga Mbugua

Gun Point - Lawrence Murage

Moving - Brian Munene

Once upon a time - Kunjan Dholakia

Seed - Voline Ogutu

BEST SOUND (FEATURE & SHORT FILM)

Beyond - Kunjan Dholakia

Day Dream - Brian Munene

Gunpoint - Francis Mwangi

Moving - Brian Munene

Once upon a time - Kunjan Dholakia

Seed - Willis Obuto & Sammy Wanjala

Zilizala - Alex Njenga / Kevin Daliti

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY (FEATURE & SHORT FILM)

Curse - Dickson Mworia

Kizingo - Kimani Wandaka

Moving - David Kariuki & Likarion Wainana

Once upon a time - Saagar Panara

Seed - Alex Matu

The Voice - Stafford Ochieng

Zilizala - Daudi Otieno Anguka

BEST FEATURE FILM

Box Ya Dough

Kizingo

Rogue

Second Chance

Subira

BEST TV SERIES

Auntie Boss

Mama Duka

Tumaini Senta

Sumu

BEST VERNACULAR TV SERIES

Hayiayia

Kayeye

Njuku

Otoyo Mang’ang’a

Uriru Wa Wendo

BEST EDITING (FEATURE & SHORT FILM)

Beyond - Sahil D. Gada

Kizingo - Joseph Muniu

Once upon a time - Sahil D. Gada

Seed - Ricky Mwangi

Zilizala - Daudi Otieno Anguka

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