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Uganda Film Festival 2018: full list of award gala night winners


Uganda Film Festival 2018: full list of award gala night winners

THE BEST ACTRESS IN FILM is NISHA KALEMA taking home a FIVE (5) Million Shillings cash Award.

The Uganda Film Festival (UFF) which aims at awarding outstanding film creations in the country, was held at Serena Hotel Kampala Friday, November 30.

The award gala, was the culminating event of the week-long festival that was marked by several activities including film screenings, film exhibition market, workshops, training among others.

THE BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR IN FILM is SIMON BASE KALEMA taking home a Three (3) Million Shillings cash Award.

Veronica’s Wish was the biggest winner in the evening. A movie directed by Rehema Nanfuka, telling the story of a woman who struggles with love after she is diagnosed with a terminal illness.

The movie scooped nine awards including Best Feature Film, Best Cinematography, and Best Screen Play, among others.


Here’s the full list of winners:

Best Student Film

Idi Amin’s Boat


Best Short Film


Best Animation


Best East African Film

World Tofauti

Best African Film

Sometimes In Yesterday

Best Actor in TV Drama

Ejule Paul (Taste Of Time)

Best Actress in TV Drama

Nantambi Juliet (Mistakes Girls Do)

Best TV Drama

Mistakes Girls Do

Best Costume & Production Design

Veronica’s Wish

Best Sound

Veronica’s Wish

Best Editing & Post Production

Veronica’s Wish

Best Cinematography

Veronica’s Wish

Best Screen Play

Veronica’s Wish

Best Supporting Actor

Simon Base Kalema (Veronica’s Wish)

Best Supporting Actress

Stella Nantumbwe (Bella)

Best Actor

Raymond Rushabiiro (Five Days To Live)

Best Actress

Nisha Kalema (Veronica’s Wish)

Viewer’s Choice Award

94 Terror

Best Feature Film

Veronica’s Wish

Best Film Director

Rehema Nanfuka (Veronica’s Wish)

Lifetime Achievement Award

Abbey Mukiibi




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