KAMPALA – The Uganda Film Festival (UFF) which aims at awarding outstanding film creations in the country, was held at Serena Hotel Kampala on 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.
UFF is Uganda’s equivalent of the “Oscars”. It’s glitz and glamour, it’s about film and Uganda’s local content.
Full list of award gala night winners at Uganda Film Festival 2019
Here’s the full list of winners:
Best script/screenplay – Bed of Thorns
Best post-production / Editing – Lailah
Best feature film – Lailah
Best Director – Lailah
Best sound design – Bed of Thorns
Best Cinematography – August
Best Costume Design – Red Rats
Best Production Design – August
Best Indigenous Film – Test of Faith
Best East African Film – My Village
Best International Film – The Last Victims
Best Actor in a Feature Film – Nkakalukanyi Patriq (Lailah)
Best Actress in a Feature Film – Malaika Nyanzi (Bed of Thorns)
Best Supporting Actor – Micheal Wawuyo Jr (Bed of Thorns)
Best Supporting Actress – Aganza Kisaka (Reheman in N.S.W.I.E)
Honorary Mentions FOR Acting – Nalubega Josephine for outstanding performance as Sarah in Test of Faith
Best Short Film – The Quarry, (special mention of Auma Dilish for her outstanding performance as Akello in Shame of Puberty).
Best Animation – Mirror, Mirror
Best Student Film – The Ego She Lost
Best Documentary – Bwana Jogoo
Best TV Drama – The Family
Best Actor in TV Drama – Bwanika Baale Felix (Thomas in Game of Lies)
Best actress in TV drama – Eleanor Nabwiso (as Jackie Mpanga in Family)
Special Award/Life Achievement Award – To Philip Luswata