Phyna wins best actress at Edo State International Film Festival; full winners list
Edo State International Film Festival unveils winners.
The second edition of Edo State International Festival (ESIFF) concluded on a high note with an awards ceremony celebrating the cream de la creme of global filmmaking talent.
Head juror, Victor Okhai beamed as he announced they’d received a record-breaking 3,000 entries from 196 countries, solidifying the festival’s position as a true melting pot of cinematic excellence.
Here’s a list of the winners:
Best Editing: The Book of Mountains
Best Sound: Obito
Best Makeup: Sleeping dogs
Best Screenplay: Obito
Best Costume: Ek Bhagavad ek Gita
Best Cinematography + gift of a new Sony camera: Ek Bhagavad ek Gita
Best Documentary + $5,000 cash prize: I will never leave you
Best Male Actor: Jinmi Ahmed in The Delectable Azeezah Samson
Best Actress: Josephina ‘Phyna’ Otabor in Osato
Best Director: Obito
Best International Film: Obito
Best International Short Film + $5,000 cash prize: Edeleyo
Best Feature Film + $10,000 cash prize: Ifediche
Sam Loco Efe was honored posthumously.