List of 2017 SAFTAs Nominations
The National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF) has announced the nominees for its 2017 #SAFTAs11 South African Film and Television Awards at a breakfast in Bryanston. Over 400 production companies submitted their work for entries.
The theme for the annual awards show, now in its eleventh year is SA has got it, lets celebrate it. Nambitha Mpumlwana hosted the event and judge Kimberley Stark gave some insight into the voting process.
There are 258 nominees in 89 categories.
The ceremony will be held in Sun City from 16 - 18 March.
Here's an abbreviated 2016 Saftas nominee list:
Best TV Soap/Telenovela
Best Achievement in Directing - TV Soap/Telenovela
Best Actor - TV Soap/Telenovela
Anthony Coleman - High Rollers
Justin Strydom - High Rollers
Siyabonga Thwala - Isibaya
Best Actress - TV Soap/Telenovela
Tina Jaxa - Gold Diggers
Clementine Mosimane - Gold Diggers
Masasa Mbangeni - Scandal!
Best Supporting Actor - TV Soap/Telenovela
Mandla Gaduka - Ashes to Ashes
Pallance Dladla - Isibaya
Warren Masemola - Ring of Lies
Best Supporting Actress - TV Soap/Telenovela
Maggie Benedict - Ashes to Ashes
Nandi Nyembe - Ashes to Ashes
Linda Sebezo - Sharon Dlamini
Best Achievement in Scriptwriting - TV Soap/Telenovela
Most Popular TV Soap
Generations, The Legacy
Ashes to Ashes
Getroud met Rugby - Die Sepie
Ring of Lies
Greed and Desire
Best TV Drama
Best Achievement in Directing - TV Drama
Best Achievement in Scriptwriting - TV Drama
Best Actor - TV Drama
Neels van Jaarsveld - Bloedbroers
Jerry Mofokeng - Heist
Trevor Gumbi - Sober Companion
Best Actress - TV Drama
Tiffany Barbuzano - Sober Companion
Brenda Ngxoli - Hustle
Linda Sokhulu - Sokhulu and Partners
Best Supporting Actor - TV Drama
Chris van Niekerk - Die Boekklub
Tumisho Masha - Saints and Sinners
Warren Masemola - Heist
Best Supporting Actress - TV Drama
Jana Cilliers - Die Boekklub
Tina Jaxa - Isikizi
Samela Tyelbooi - Its Complicated
Best TV Comedy
Puppet Nation ZANews
Those Who Cant
Best Actress - TV Comedy
Best Actor - TV Comedy
Best Supporting Actress - TV Comedy
Best Supporting Actor - TV Comedy
Best Achievement in Directing - TV Comedy
Puppet Nation ZANews
Those Who Cant
Best Talk Show Host
Anele Mdoda - Real Talk with Anele
Bonnie Mbuli - Afternoon Express
Karen Zoid - Republiek van Zoid Afrika
Best Factual Education Programme
Diamond River Hunters
Now or Never
Best Current Affairs Actuality Programme
Best Magazine Show
All Access Mzansi
The Man Cave
Best Variety Show
Jou Ma se Chef
Sarah Graham Food Safari
Best Talk Show
Real Talk with Anele
Republiek van Zoid Afrika
Best International Format Show
Clash of the Choirs SA
The Great South African Bake Off
The Voice SA
Best TV Presenter
Best Reality Show
The Ultimate Braai Master
Best Game Show
Noot vir Noot
Point of Order
Best Music Show
Best Youth Programme
MTV Base meets Bill Gates
Best Childrens Programme
Silly Seasons - Piece of Cake
Best Wildlife Programme
Africas Trees of Life - Camelthorn Tree
Brothers in Blood: The Lions of the Sabi Sand
Soul of the Elephant
Best Made for TV Movie
Die Geur van Appelkose
Best Actor - Feature Film
Deon Lotz, Dis Koue Kos, Skat
Dan Jaques Mouton, Noem My Skollie
Garion Dowds, Shepherds and Butchers
Best Actress - Feature Film
Anel Alexander - Sink
Shoki Mokgape - Sink
Christia Visser - Tess
Best Supporting Actor - Feature Film
Grant Swanby - Modder en Bloed
Abdurahgmaan Adams - Noem My Skollie
Deon Lotz - Shepherds and Butchers
Best Supporting Actress - Feature Film
Hlubi Mboya - Doras Peace
Leleti Khumalo - Free State
Renate Stuurman - Happiness is a Four Letter Word
Best Documentary Feature
Nobodys Died Laughing
Best Achievement in Cinematography - Documentary Feature
Nobodys Died Laughing
Best Documentary Short
Cape Town Carnival 2016 - Street LIfe
South African Heroes - Theresa Gwala
The Silent Form
Best Achievement in Directing - Documentary Short
I Walk Alone
Six to Six
The Silent Form
Best Student Film
Best Short Film
Best Achievement in Sound Design - Feature Film
Jim Petrak, Modder en Bloed
Ivan Millborrow, Shepherds and Butchers
Barry Donnelly, Sink
Best Achievement in Costume Design - Feature Film
Nerine Pienaar & Jolandi Pienaar, Doras Peace
Emma Moss, Noem My Skollie
Diana Cilliers, Shepherds and Butchers
Best Achievement in Make-up and Hairstyling - Feature Film
Diane Allen, Happiness is a Four Letter Word
Gale Shepherd, Noem My Skollie
Marli Kruger & Talli Patcher, Shepherds and Butchers
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