21 SAFTA nominations for e.tv

At the SAFTA nominations on Friday the 14th of February, e.tv received a total of 28 nominations for eight productions.

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In the lead is Rhythm City, with 8 nominations, followed closely by Scandal! with 5 nominations. The annual awards pride themselves on honouring, celebrating and promoting creativity, quality and excellence of the SA film and TV talent and production. The winners will be announced at the award ceremony on Friday, 28 March 2020.

“Checkpoint bagged two nominations last year and won. We have been nominated twice again this year. As the show’s executive producer, I’m proud to work with a team that uses its talents and skills to make a difference in society. We don’t do this for rewards, awards or recognition; however, it is always encouraging when the work we do is noticed and celebrated. We are elated to once again be nominated not once but twice for this prestigious award”, says Nkepile Mabuse Executive Producer for Checkpoint.

“Congratulation to all the nominees for this year’s SAFTA awards, this is a humbling confirmation that e.tv is the entertainment destination of choice. We are proud and committed to continue delivering authentic content that resonates deeply with all South Africans. We pay homage to the many talented members of the eFamily who work tirelessly on these productions, both in front of and behind the scenes. We look forward to the winner announcement.” Ziyanda Mngomezulu Head of Local Content for e.tv channels.

Below is a full list of all the e.tv nominees

Rhythm City – 8 SAFTA nominations

  • Most Popular TV Soap/ Telenovela
  • Best Achievement in Directing-TV soap
  • Best Achievement in Scriptwriting – TV Soap
  • Best Actress-TV Soap –Mapula Mafole
  • Best Actor-TV Soap- Jamie Bartlett
  • Best Supporting Actress-TV Soap- Petronella Tshuma
  • Best Supporting Actor-TV Soap- Mncedisi Shabangu
  • Best TV Soap- Rhythm City

Scandal! – 6 SAFTA nominations

  • Most Popular TV Soap/ Telenovela
  • Best Best Achievement in Directing – TV Soap
  • Best Achievement in Scriptwriting – TV Soap
  • Best Actor-TV Soap- Bongile Mantsai
  • Best Supporting Actress-TV Soap- Kgomotso Christopher

Isipho – 2 SAFTA nominations

  • Most Popular TV Soap/Telenovela
  • Best Achievement in Sound – TV Soap/Telenovela

    IMBEWU – 3 SAFTA nominations

  • Most Popular TV Soap/ Telenovela
  • Best Achievement in Make-Up and Hairstyling- TV Soap/Telenovela- Aphilia Kunene
  • Best Actress Telenovela –Leleti Khumalo

Current Affairs Programme- eNCA Check Point -2 SAFTA nominations

  • Best Current Affairs Programme
  • Programme tittle : Dying for Diamonds
    : Work Hazards

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