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Simon ‘Mabhunu’ Sabela Awards Nominees 2015

September 9, 2015

The highly anticipated 3rd Annual Simon ‘Mabhunu’ Sabela Awards will be taking place on 19 July 2015, and the KwaZulu-Natal Film Commission is inviting actors, filmmakers, producers, film teams and other industry players.

The KwaZulu-Natal Film Commission would like to congratulate the following nominees in their respective categories:

Best Newcomer Actor

  • Khumbulani Sibiya – Uzalo
  • Naymaps Maphalala – Uzalo

Best Newcomer Actress

  • Lungelo Madondo – Uzalo
  • Nompilo Maphumulo – Uzalo
  • Nokuthula Mabika – Uzalo
  • Thishiwe Ziqubu – Hard to Get

Best Supporting Actor

  • Khaya Dladla – Uzalo
  • Sdumo Mtshali – Isibaya
  • Andile Gumbi – Isibaya
  • Israel Makoe – Hard To Get

Best Supporting Actor

  • Celeste Ntuli – Isibaya
  • Gcina Mkhize – Isibaya
  • Sihle Ndaba – Uzalo
  • Sithabile Shozi – Who is the Father?

Best Director

  • Boni Sithebe – Luthando
  • Kundai Vera – Break in Transmission
  • Leanne Nhleko – We Are One
  • Phumelele Majola – 031 Poison

Best Actress

  • Nandipha Sefoloko – Luthando
  • Leleti Khumalo – Uzalo
  • Dawn Thandeka King – Uzalo
  • Thembi Nyandeni – Isibaya
  • Jessica Nkosi – Isibaya
  • Nomzamo Mbatha – Isibaya

Best Actor

  • Andile Sithole – Scandal
  • Bheki Mkhwane – Isibaya
  • Bongani Gumede – Isibaya
  • Mpumelelo Bhulose – Uzalo
  • Siyabonga Thwala – Isibaya

Best Use of KZN as Location

  • White Gold – African Lotus Productions
  • Sonny Boy – Maltibe

Best Micro-Budget

  • Break in Transmission – Kundai Vera
  • Who is the Father? – Durban Motions
  • Luthando – Durban Motions

Best Documentary Short

  • The Story of Inanda Seminary – African Lotus
  • An Umkhomaas Deepavali – African Lotus Productions
  • Long Walk to Freedom “Moksha” – African Lotus Productions

Best Student Film

  • Boys Night Out – Cameron Blair
  • Halfway House – Matthew Couperthwaite & Liana Hassim
  • Mimesis – Travis Cross
  • Redemptiion – Ntuthuko Ntuli

Best IsiZulu Film

  • Indoda Ayikhali 2 – Mighty Fuze Productions
  • Intombi Emnyama – Zulu Hut Productions
  • Luthando – Durban Motions Pictures
  • Umalokazane – Durban Motions Pictures

Best Film

  • Between Friends – Impucuzeko Productions
  • Hard To Get – Junaid Ahmed Productions
  • Pad Na Jou Hart – Maven Productions

 

Last modified: September 9, 2015

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