The annual event honouring the best in South African TV and film, South African Film and Television Awards (SAFTA) is currently underway in the spectacular Sun City and fans are talking about all the stunning and ridiculous gowns, as well as winners!
South Africa’s ‘it girl’, Bonang did a hard slay in a dress by Warrick Gautier, made of candyfloss dreams and unicorns. While Idols SA judge Somizi Mhlongo left people wondering if he was an astronaut. Through the good and the bad, here are some photos from the red carpet
Best Feature Film – Sink
Best Documentary Feature – Nobody’s Died Laughing
Still to come the Best Feature Film award and a performance by Khuli Chana.
Best Actress Feature Film – Shoki Mokgape.
Best Actor Feature Film – Dann-Jaques Mouton
Most Popular TV Soap/Telenovela – Isibaya.
Best Supporting Actress in a Feature Film – Hlubi Mboya
Best Supporting Actor in a Feature Film – Abdurahgmaan Adams
Best Achievement in Directing Feature Film – Oliver Schmitz, Shepherds and Butchers
Best Short Film – The Suit
Best TV Presenter – Thembisa Mdoda
Lifetime Achiever Special Recognition Award winner Lydia Mokgokoloshi
Best Student Film – Finding Freedom.
Youth Achiever Award Recipient – Thapelo Mokoena
Best TV Soap/Telenovela – The Road.\Best Achievement in Directing TV Soap/Telenovela – The Directing Team, High Rollers.
Best Actress TV Soap/Telenovela – Tina Jaxa.
Best Actor TV Soap/Telenovela – Anthony Coleman.
Best Supporting actress TV Soap/Telenovela – Linda Sebezo.
Best Supporting actor TV Soap/Telenovela – Mandla Gaduka
Lifetime Achievement Awards:Junaid Ahmed, Lydia Mokgokoloshi
Best Talk Show – Real Talk with Anele.
Best TV Drama – Heist Season 1.
Best Achievement in Directing for a TV Drama – Rolie Nikiwe, Heist Season 1.
Best Actress in a TV Drama – Tiffany Barbuzano
Best Actor in a TV Drama – Jerry Mofokeng.
Best Supporting actress in a TV Drama – Jana Cilliers
Best Supporting actor in a TV drama – Warren Masemola
Best TV Comedy – Puppet Nation ZANews!
Best Achievement in Directing TV Comedy – Alex Fynn and Johan Vermaak, Puppet Nation ZANews.