Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) Friday night awarded Ugandan filmmakers who raised the bar during the 2022 Uganda Film Festival.
The 9th Uganda Film Festival 2022 award gala ceremony went down at the Uganda Institute of Information and Communications Technology (UICT) Grounds, Nakawa.
Film stars, movie lovers and other guests were treated to a red carpet experience at the glamourous gala night streamed live on YouTube.
The ministers of ICT and National Guidance, Chris Baryomunsi and Hon Joyce Ssebugwawo, were among the dignitaries at the 9th Uganda Film Festival Awards gala.
Hon Baryomunsi pledged to support the film industry and called on Ugandans to watch their own films to help the industry grow.
“The Girl in the Yellow Jumper” directed by Loukman Ali, “FootWine” directed by Maynard Mulindwa and “Bedroom Chains” directed by Hassan Mageye dominated the awards.
“Tembele” by Morris Mugisha and Prestige produced by Nathan Magooola were among the big winners of the night.
Here are the winners:
Best International Film Winner is France
Best Short Film Winner is MEAT
Best Student Film Winner is Ghetto Fist
Best Actor in a TV Drama winner is Allan Kutos Katongole
Best TV Actress in a TV Drama or Series winner is Evelyne Mirembe Namatovu for Chelsea.
Best TV Drama or Series winner is Prestige
Best Costume Design winner is Bedroom Chains
Best Production Design winner is FootWine
Best Sound Design winner is The Girl in the Yellow Jumper
Best Editing/Post-Production winner is The Girl in the Yellow Jumper
Best TV Screen Play winner is Bedroom Chains
Best Supporting Actor winner in a feature Film is Serubogo Cosmas
Best Supporting Actress in a Feature film winner is Tania Shakira Kankindi
Best Actor in a Feature Film winner is Nkakalukanyi Patriq
Best TV Actress in a Feature film winner is Nana Kagga
Best Indigenous Film winner is Nalwawo
The Wave wins Viewers’ Choice Film
Best Lift time Achievement Award winner is Charles James Ssenkubuge
Best Director winner is Mulindwa Maynard who also takes home Shs10m courtesy of Multichoice Uganda
Best Feature Film winner is Tembele by Maurice Mugisha
Best Animation winner is Sinza.