The South African Film and Television Awards (SAFTAs) nominations were announced this Friday. 1Magic’s hit telenovela The River sweeped up 15 nominations! It was closely followed by Isibaya and Lockdown.
Here are the top nominations for the 14th annual SAFTAs:
Best Presenter: Thembisa Mdoda, Graeme Richards, Anele Mdoda, Entle Bizane, Masechaba Ndlovu, Christopher Jaftha, Emo Adams, Sthembiso Dliwayo and Waldimar Pelser.
Best Actress-Telenovela: Crystal Donna Roberts, Sindi Dlathu and Leleti Khanyile.
Best Actor-Telenovela: Hamilton Dhlamini, Presley Chweneyagae and Roberto Kyle Meyer.
Best Supporting Actress- Telenovela: Lerato Mvelase, Linda Sebezo and Mary-Anne Barlow.
Best Supporting Actor-Telenovela: Lawrence Maleka, Aubrey Poo and Loyiso MacDonald.
Best Actress-TV Soap: Denise Newman, Baby Cele Maloka and Mapula Mafole.
Best Actor-TV Soap:Jamie Bartlett, Bongile Mantsai and Nathaniel Ramabulana.
Best Supporting Actress-TV Soap: Xolile Tshabalala, Petronella Tshuma and Kgomotso Christopher.
Best Supporting Actor-TV Soap: Mncedisi Shabangu, Ivan Abrahams and Ben Kruger.
Best TV Soap: Rhythm City, Suidooster and Scandal!
Best Telenovela: Arendsvlei, Isibaya and The River.