In-Short Film Festival 2016 Bayray McNwizu, Emmanuella Samuel, "Bout" among winners

6-year-old Emmanuella Samuel received a special recognition award at the 2016 In-Short film festival.

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The 2016 edition of the festival kicked off on December 15 to 17, 2016, at Four Point by Sheraton, Victoria Island, Lagos.

After three days of screening more than 60 short films, the 2016 In-Short Film Festival gave out awards to deserving films and artistes.

"Bout," a short film about a boxer's travails, emerged  the biggest winner of the night with five awards. Other winners include 6-year-old Emmanuella Samuel, who received a special recognition award at the festival.

 

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 1. Best Animation   

 Gyrow

 2. Best Documentary   

And the Chain was Hot       

 3. Best Music Video    

Mr. President

 4. Best Child Actor   

Daniel Udah in Opeyemi



 5. Best Sound       

Bout
 6. Best Costume

Kodinga: Defender of Pahuma

 7. Best Soundtrack     

Adazi Ala

 8. Best Production Design    

Kodinga: Defender of Pahuma

 9. Best Cinematography   

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 10. Best Screenplay     

Unprotected

 11. Best Make-up     

I am the Origin

 12. Best Edit     

Bout
 
13. Best Special/Visual Effects     

Kodinga: Defender of Pahuma

 14. Best Actress     

Bayray Mcwizu - Cliché 

 15. Best Actor     

Jide Alli (Bout)

 16. Best Directing     

Bout



 17. Best Foreign Short     

End of the Good Old Days

 18. Best Overall Film     

Bout

 19. Special Jury Prize 

(i) Lancelot Oduwa Imasuen - The Gbege Series   

(ii) Nuhu Dalyop - who submitted up to 10 films for the 2016 festival  
 


 20. Special Recognition Awards   

(i) Fidelis Duker - the founder of the Abuja International Film Festival, the longest running       festival in Nigeria.  

(ii) Ayo Makun (AY) - who started doing skits and short videos many years before venturing into film production    

(iii) Emmanuella Samuel, the 6 year-old comedienne, who recently starred in a Hollywood film, Survive or Die.  

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