The 2nd edition of the annual awards ceremony took place on Saturday 19th October 2013 in Houston, Texas. Nollywood star/host of the show Ramsey Nouah arrived in a private helicopter, and was escorted to the Stafford Centre in a Mercedes-Benz S-class.
The helicopter was scheduled to land on the red carpet, but due to safety and permit issues in the last hour, they had to land across the street from the venue.
He got on stage with a James Bond theme opening song. Guests at the event include Fred Amata, Uche Jombo, Desmond Elliot, Ramsey Nouah, Chioma Chukwuka-Akpotha, Yvonne Nelson, Gentle Jack, Pascal Atuma, Chet Anekwe, Charles Novia, Uti Nwachukwu, Dayo Amusa, Moses Inwang, Uru Eke, Mary Lazarus, Adjetey Anna, Emem Isong, Belinda Effah and Ikay Ogbonna.
Comedians including AY Makun, Seyi Brown and Jedi were present to deliver rib cracking jokes. Other performances include a musical presentation by Refugees and dance performances to P-Square‘s Personally and Alingo.
Veteran Nollywood actor Richard Mofe-Damijo was honoured for his achievements in the movie world. Lancelot Imasuen presented him the award.
Full List of Winners from the 2013 Golden Icons Movie Academy Awards
Best Motion Picture – Ninah’s Dowry
Best Drama – Finding Mercy
Best Cinematography – Red Hot
Best Comedy – Okon goes to School
Best Costume – Twin Sword
Best New Actress – Mbufung Seikeh – Ninah’s Dowry
Best New Actor – Seun Akindele – On Bended Knees
Best Actor – Adjetey Annan – The Hunters
Best Actress – Ireti Doyle – Torn
Best Director – Kunle Afolayan – Phone Swap
Producer of the year – Abdul Salam – The Hunters
Best Supporting Actor – Alex Ekubo – Weekend Getaway
Best Supporting Actress – Kate Henshaw – False
Best Original Screenplay – Desperate Housegirls
Best Sound – Last Flight to Abuja
Best Original Soundtrack – Mrs Somebody
Best Film Diaspora – Still Standing
Best Film Director – Diaspora – Desmond Elliot & Bethels Agomuoh – Unguarded
Best Actor (Viewer’s Choice) – Mike Ezuruonye
Best Actress (Viewer’s Choice) – Ini Edo
Honorary Lifetime Achievement Award – Richard Mofe-Damijo
Honorary Directing Achievement Award – Lancelot Imasuen
Watch Ramsey Nouah arrive at the 2013 Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards
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