Red-carpet affair at the third Riverwood Awards gala
The third Riverwood Awards ceremony took place on Saturday at the Kenya National Museum.
The who is who in the Kenyan film industry attended the red carpet event that saw new names emerge winners in the different categories.
The Riverwood Awards were launched in 2014 and are organised by the Riverwood Ensemble.
John Karanja, a board member of Riverwood Ensemble, told Nairobi News that plans are underway to host the awards in other counties.
The Ensemble consists of over 200 film producers from all over Kenya.
The awards are organised to celebrate low budget films, as well as local film and television content producers.
Here are the winners of Riverwood Awards 2016.
Best Original Score
Best Production Design
The Team – New Beginnings
Lucas Sakwa – Ilaa
Best Supporting Actor in a TV Series
Pascal Tokodi – Pray & Prey
Best Supporting Actress in a TV Series
Peris Wambui – Ngahiha Cia Wendo
Best Vernacular Film
Uthui Wa Maimu
Best Vernacular Series
Ngahiha Cia Wendo
Best Actor in Film
Samuel Ngunjiri – Confession
Best Actress in Film
Jackie Kaboi – Bait
Best Supporting Actress in Film
Millicent Ogutu – Bait
Best Supporting Actor in Film
Jacob Otieno – Sibini
Best Lead Actor in a TV Series
Elly Yang Omugubi – Pray & Prey
Best Lead Actress in a TV Series
Charity Wang’ondu – Gaterina
Best Director in a TV Series
Kimathi Iceberg – Haiyaya/Gaterina/Mr & Mrs Singh
Best TV Series
Best East African Film
Galz about Town (Uganda)
Best Film Director
Martin Githinji – Happy Anniversary
Best Feature Film
Best Short Film
Living Legend and lifetime time achievement award
Film warrior of the year award