Nigerian Nollywood actor Emmanuel Igboke along with Nigerian comedian Ayodeji Richard Makun also known by his stage name AY and others won different awards at the Toronto International Nollywood Film Festival (TINFF) awards which comes to end.
The awards ceremony took place on Saturday, October 29, 2022 in Toronto, Ontario Canada, with many other actors and creatives from different perspectives.
AY received a lifetime achievement award alongside Titi Kuti, a Nigerian actor, film producer, model and TV host among others.
Emmanuel Igboke won a merit award in the Best Actor category with his film titled “Crosses” and directed by Akeem Ogunmilade
Emmanuel Igboke was nominated alongside Alex Ekubo and others.
The film “Crosses” also earned him another nomination in the Best Film Producer (Africa) category as a producer, but lost out to comedian AY’s produced film titled “Almajiri”.
Other Nigerian actors and creators also win various awards.
The Toronto International Nollywood Film Festival is more than just an annual event where films are exhibited; it also presents other artistic initiatives such as (TINFF Media Arts), a festival component dedicated to bringing together individuals working in the field of creative media arts.
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