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#SAFTAs11 nominees announced

Bulelwa Languza |
17 February 2017

The nominees for the 11th annual South African Film and Television Awards (SAFTAs11) were announced in a ceremony in Bryanston, Johannesburg on Thursday.

Ashes To Ashes actress Nambitha Mpumlwana was the host of the event and she invited NVFV CEO Ms Zama Mkosi onto the stage to start the proceedings.

During her speech, Mkosi confirmed the following:

  • The SAFTAs will be held in Sun City for the next 5 years.

  • The theme for the SAFTAs is ‘SA’s got it, let’s celebrate it.’

  • The awards ceremony will take place in Sun City from 16-18 March 2017.

Special mention goes to Heist which scored a whopping 9 nominations in various categories. Jerry Mofokeng who is a co-chair for #SAFTAs11 also scored a  nomination in the Best Actor - TV Drama category for his role as Talent on Heist.

See the abbreviated list of e.tv SAFTAs nominees below:

Most Popular TV Soap

Gold Diggers

Ashes To Ashes Season 2

Rhythm City

Scandal!

 

Best TV Presenter

Chanley Wong (Craz-e: Sistahood)

 

Best Supporting Actor - TV Soap/Telenovela

Mandla Gaduka (Damian: Ashes To Ashes Season 2)

 

Best Supporting Actress - TV Soap/Telenovela

Maggie Benedict (Violet: Ashes To Ashes Season 2)

Nandi Nyembe (Ma Nkonzo: Ashes To Ashes Season 2)

 

Best Actress - TV Soap/Telenovela

Tina Jaxa (May Gumede: Gold Diggers)

Clementine Mosimane (Ruth Gumede: Gold Diggers)

Masasa Mbangeni (Thembeka Shezi: Scandal!)

 

Best Supporting Actor - TV Drama

Warren Masemola (COSATU: Heist Season 1)

 

Best Actor - TV Drama

Jerry Mofokeng (Talent: Heist Season 1)

 

Best Actress - TV Drama

Brenda Ngxoli (Kitt Khambule: Hustle)

 

Best Achievement in Wardrobe, Make-Up and Hairstyling - TV Drama

Heist Season 1 (Rosina Oliphant & Ntombizanele Mokwena)

 

Best Achievement in Art / Production Design - TV Drama

Heist Season 1 (Thabiso Nene)

 

Best Achievement in Post Production Sound Design - TV Drama

Heist Season 1 (Jonty Everton)

Umlilo (Janno Muller, Thapelo Makhubo & Jonty Everton)

 

Best Achievement in Post Production Editing - TV Drama

Heist Season 1 (Melanie Golden)

 

Best Achievement in Cinematography - TV Drama

Heist Season 1 (Tiyane Nyembe)

 

Best Achievement in Directing -TV Drama

Heist Season 1 (Best Achievement in Directing -TV Drama)

 

Best TV Drama

Heist Season 1 (BrandedSoul Productions)

 

Best Music Show

Coke Studio (Good noise productions)

 

Best Reality Show

The Ultimate Braai Master (Cooked in Africa Films)

 

Best Youth Programme

Craz-e Sistahood (Red Pepper Pictures)

 

Best Achievement in Editing - Documentary Short

South African Heroes – Theresa Gwala (Conroy Esterhuizen)

 

Best Achievement in Cinematography - Documentary Short

South African Heroes – Theresa Gwala (Geoffrey Robert Hookins)

 

Best Documentary Short

South African Heroes – Theresa Gwala (e.tv)

 

Click here for the complete list of SAFTAs nominees. #SAFTAs11