Nigerian actress, film producer, Yvonne Jegede brags as the movie, Marrying a Campbell which she Co-produced with Caesar Oruade bags 9 out 10 awards at the just concluded Toronto International Nollywood Film Festival TINFF, in Canada, it was initially nominated for, Oyogist.com reports.
Marrying a Campbell, a 2021 Nigerian drama film was nominated for many awards.
Marrying a Campbell was nominated for Best Picture Film, Best Film – Nollywood, Best First Feature (Africa), Best African Female Filmmaker – Ayana Saunders, Best Movie Director- Africa, Ayana Saunders, and Best Movie Producer- Africa, Caesar Oruade.
“Others nominations include, Best Actor – Hakeem Kae-Kazim, Best Actor- African Film, Hakeem Kae-Kazim, Best Actress- African Film, Bridget John and Best Supporting Actor, Emmanuel Ikugbese.
“They were also nominated for French Pan African film festival in Cannes, Festival International du Film Panafricain de Cannes (FIFP).
Other selections include Atlanta black film festival and Afriff.
And they were awarded with the award of the Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Actor (African Film), Best Movie Director Africa, Best First Feature- Africa, Best Comedy Drama- Nollywood, Best Movie Producer- Africa.
Yvonne Jegede took to her Instagram page to brag about this awards as she shared the pictures of the award they received.
See her post below;
The movie shot in Asaba, Delta State stars Bridget John as Rachel Campbell, Hakeem Kae-Kazim as Charles Campbell, Chelsea Eze as Deinabo Campbell, Yvonne Jegede as Tokoni Campbell and Barbara Ossai as Belema Campbell.
Others include Jite Fiona as Belema Campbell, Emmanuel Ikubese as Efosa Uwaifo and Barbara Soky as Granny D.