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5 Best moments from #SAFTAs11

Bulelwa Languza |
23 March 2017

The 11th annual South African Film and Television Awards (SAFTAs) took place in Sun City on Saturday and we won BIG!

These are our top favourite moments from the ceremony:

1. Warren Masemola finally got the recognition he deserves when he won the SAFTA for Best Supporting Actor in TV Drama for his role as Cosatu on Heist.

 

2. Heist Scooped a whopping 5 out of the 9 SAFTAs they were nominated for including the SAFTA for Best TV Drama.

Heist crew

 

3. Ntate Jerry Mofokeng won the SAFTA for Best Actor in TV Drama for his role as Talent in Heist.

Jerry Mofokeng and Warren Masemola

 

4. Tina Jaxa won the SAFTA for Best Actress in TV Soap/Telenovela for her role as May in Gold Diggers but unfortunately she wasn’t there to accept her award.

 

5. Mandla Gaduka won the SAFTA for Best Supporting Actor in TV Soap/Telenovela for his role as Damian in Ashes To Ashes.

Mandla Gaduka

 

See the list of winners below:

Best TV Soap/Telenovela

The Road

 

Best Achievement in Directing – TV Soap/Telenovela

High Rollers

 

Best Actor – TV Soap/Telenovela

Anthony Coleman

 

Best Actress – TV Soap/Telenovela

Tina Jaxa

 

Best Supporting Actor – TV Soap/Telenovela

Mandla Gaduka

 

Best Supporting Actress – TV Soap/Telenovela

Linda Sebezo – Sharon Dlamini

 

Most Popular TV Soap

Isibaya

 

Best TV Drama

Heist

 

Best Achievement in Directing – TV Drama

Heist

 

Best Actor – TV Drama

Jerry Mofokeng – Heist

 

Best Actress – TV Drama

Tiffany Barbuzano

 

Best Supporting Actor – TV Drama

Warren Masemola

 

Best Supporting Actress – TV Drama

Jana Cilliers

 

Best TV Comedy

Puppet Nation ZANews

 

Best Actress – TV Comedy

Chantal Herman

 

Best Actor – TV Comedy

James Borthwick

 

Best Supporting Actress – TV Comedy

Sylvaine Strike

 

Best Supporting Actor – TV Comedy

Reabetswe Rangaka

 

Best Achievement in Directing – TV Comedy

Alex Fynn and Johan Vermaak, Puppet Nation ZANews

 

Best Talk Show

Real Talk with Anele

 

Best TV Presenter

Thembisa Mdoda

 

Best Actor – Feature Film

Dann-Jaques Mouton

 

Best Actress – Feature Film

Shoki Mokgape

 

Best Supporting Actor – Feature Film

Abdurahgmaan Adams

 

Best Supporting Actress – Feature Film

Hlubi Mboya

 

Best Achievement in Directing – Feature Film

Oliver Schmitz

 

Best Feature Film

Sink

 

Best Documentary Feature

Nobody’s Died Laughing

 

Best Student Film 

Finding Freedom

 

Best Short Film

The Suit

 

Lifetime Achievement Awards

Junaid Ahmed

Lydia Mokgokoloshi

 

Youth Achiever Award recipient

Thapelo Mokoena

 

What was your favourite moment from the SAFTAs?

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