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All the nominees for the 13th annual SAFTAs

The 13th annual South African Film and Television Awards nominations were announced on 8 February in Rosebank, Johannesburg. The awards ceremony is set to take place on 2 March at Sun City.

Best Short Film


Stillborn
Measure of a Woman
Die Man van Bewusteloos


Best Student Film


Doreen
The Water Dancers
Scarlet's Tale




Best Achievement in Directing - TV Comedy


Bennie Fourie, Hotel
Catharine Cooke & Krijay Govender, Bedford Wives
Ari Kruger, Tali's Wedding Diary 

Best Achievement in Scriptwriting - TV Comedy


Thandeka's Diary 3
Tali's Wedding Diary
Thuli No Thulani


Best Achievement in Art Direction


Tali's Wedding Diary
Abo Mzala 3
Taryn & Sharon


Best Achievement in Hair & Make-Up - TV Comedy


Abo Mzala 3
Die Kasteel
Thandeka's Diary 3


Best Achievement in Wardrobe - TV Comedy


Taryn & Sharon
Bedford Wives
Abo Mzala


Best Achievement in Sound - TV Comedy


The Bantu Hour
Die Kasteel
Bedford Wives


Best Achievement in Cinematography - TV Comedy


Hotel
Bedford Wives
Tali's Wedding Diary


Best Achievement in Editing - TV Comedy


Bedford Wives
Hotel
Tali's Wedding Diary


Best Actress - TV Comedy


Talitha Ndima, The Bantu Hour
Julia Anastasopoulos, Talia's Wedding Diary
Nqobile Sipamlam, Abo Mzala 3

Best Actor - TV Comedy


Wright Ngubeni, Thuli No Thulani
David Isaacs, Die Vlieënde Springbokkie
Hannes Brummer, Elke Skewe Pot 2

Best Supporting Actress - TV Comedy


Marisa Drummond, Elke Skewe Pot 2
Carien Botha, Elke Skewe Pot 2
Nomsa Buthelezi, Abo Mzala 3

Best Supporting Actor - TV Comedy


Muzi Mthembu, Taryn & Sharon
Tsepho Maseko, Skwizas
Warren Masemola, Single Galz

Best TV Comedy


Tali's Wedding Diary
Thuli No Thulani




Best Achievement in Directing - TV Soap


Isithembiso
Isidingo
Isibaya


Best Achievement in Scriptwriting - TV Soap


Binnelanders
Isithembiso
Isibaya


Best Achievement in Editing - TV Soap


Scandal! 
Uzalo
Isithembiso


Best Achievement in Sound - TV Soap


Uzalo
Isithembiso
Isibaya


Best Achievement in Cinematography - TV Soap


Imbewu
Uzalo
Isithembiso


Best Achievement in Wardrobe - TV Soap


Getroud Met Rugby
Suidooster
Uzalo


Best Achievement in Hair & Make-Up - TV Soap


Rhythm City
Getroud Met Rugby
Uzalo


Best Achievement in Art Direction - TV Soap


Suidooster
Getroud Met Rugby
Rhythm City


Best Actress - TV Soap


Dawn Thandeka King, Mangcobo Uzalo
Kgomotso Christopher, Scandal!
Nomzamo Mbatha, Isibaya

Best Actor - TV Soap


Sdumo Mtshali, Isibaya
Jamie Bartlett, Rhythm City
Pallance Dladla, Isibaya

Best Supporting Actress - TV Soap


Linda Sebezo, Isibaya
Nokuthula Thabethe, Isibaya
Gcina Mkhize, Isibaya

Best Supporting Actor - TV Soap


Melusi Mbele, Isibaya
Khaya Dladla, Uzalo
Abdul Khoza, Isibaya

Best TV Soap


Rhythm City
Uzalo
Isibaya




Best Achievement in Directing - Telenovela


Hope
Ring of Lies 2
The River


Best Achievement in Scriptwriting 


Broken Vows
Ring of Lies 2
The River


Best Achievement in Original Music/Score - Telenovela


The River
Ring of Lies 2
Hope


Best Achievement in Editing - Telenovela


Hope
Ring of Lies 2
The River


Best Achievement in Sound - Telenovela


Ring of Lies 2
Broken Vows
The River


Best Achievement in Cinematography - Telenovela


Ring of Lies 2
Hope
The River


Best Achievement in Wardrobe - Telenovela


Hope
The River
Broken Vows


Best Achievement in Hair & Make-Up - Telenovela


Hope
The River
Broken Vows


Best Achievement in Art Direction - Telenovela


Ring of Lies 2
The River
Broken Vows


Best Actress - Telenovela


Jo-Anne Reyneke, Broken Vows
Sindi Dlathu, The River
Moshidi Motshegwa, The River

Best Actor, Telenovela


Siyabonga Radebe, Ring of Lies 2
Hlomla Dandala, The River
Presley Chweneyagae, The River

Best Supporting Actress - Telenovela


Ferry Jele, The River
Vele Manenje, Ring of Lies 2
Nthati Yolisa, Ring of Lies 2

Best Supporting Actor - Telenovela


Zenzo Ngqobe, The River
Lawrence Maleka, The River
Warren Masemola, Ring of Lies 2

Best Telenovela


Ring of Lies
Broken Vows
The River




Best Achievement in Directing - TV Drama


Side Dish Dilemma 1
Tjovitjo
The Herd


Best Achievement in Scriptwriting - TV Drama


The Herd
Emoyeni
Lockdown 2


Best Achievement in Editing - TV Drama


Tjovitjo
Ambitions
Emoyeni


Best Achievement in Sound - TV Drama


Ambitions
Fynskrif
Emoyeni


Best Achievement in Original Music/Score - TV Drama


Side Dish Dilemma 1 
Knapsekêrels
Fynskrif


Best Achievement in Art Direction - TV Drama


The Docket
The Herd
Tjovitjo


Best Achievement in Wardrobe - TV Drama


The Docket
Lockdown 2
Emoyeni


Best Achievement in Hair & Make-Up - TV Drama


Lockdown 2
Knapsekêrels
The Docket


Best Achievement in Cinematography - TV Drama


Side Dish Dilemma
Tjovitjo
Emoyeni


Best Actress - TV Drama


Thuso Mbedu, Is'Thunzi 2
Zola Nombona, Lockdown 2
Dawn Thandeka King, Lockdown 2

Best Actor - TV Drama


Mothusi Magano, Emoyeni
Warren Masemola, Tjovitjo
Sello Maake Ka Ncube, The Herd

Best Supporting Actress - TV Drama


Zikhona Bali, Is'Thunzi 2
Pamela Nomvete, Lockdown 2
Lorcia Cooper, Lockdown 2

Best Supporting Actor -  TV Drama


Terence Bridgett, Knapsekêrels
Thulani Shange, Is'Thunzi 2
S'dumo Mtshali, Is'thunzi 2

Best TV Drama


Tjovitjo 
The Herd
Lockdown 2




Best Achievement in Directing - Documentary Feature


Everything Must Fall
Goldblatt
Whispering Truth to Power


Best Achievement in Cinematography - Documentary Feature


Christiaan Barnard: Deurbraak
Amira
Tribe Versus Pride


Best Achievement in Editing - Documentary Feature


Amira
Whispering Truth to Power
Tribe Versus Pride


Best Achievement in Sound Editing - Documentary Feature


Ons Botha
Tribe Versus Pride
Whispering Truth to Power


Best Documentary Feature


Goldblatt
Everything Must Fall
Whispering Truth to Power


Best Documentary Short


Scenes from a Dry City
Someone to Blame
Follow the Guns


Best Wildlife Programme


Grit: Honey Badger Tough
Africa's Super Snake
Incredible Bats


Best Children's Programme


Restyle My Style 4
Hectic on 3
YoTV Live Career Thursday


Best Reality Show


My First
Ultimate Braai Master 5
Koekedoortjie




Best Game Show


Parlement, Parlement
Op die Spel
Noot
vir Noot

Best International Format Show


Dancing with the Stars SA
My Kitchen Rules SA 2
Survivor: South Africa - Philippines


Best Factual & Educational Programme


Case Closed: Justice Served, the Teenage Serial Killer
Cishe Ngafa
Kick It


Best Current Affairs Programme


Darryn August: A Selfless Hero
Iskebhe
Dr. Sello of Ikhageng


Best Variety Show


Starlight Classics: Johannesburg 2017
DStv Mzansi 
Viewers' Choice 2017
Jan


Best Magazine Show


The Man Cave 6
50/50




Best Youth Programme


Mi Kasi Su Kasi
Sistahood
Siyaya - Wildest Cape

Best Talk Show


Thando Bares All
Trending SA
Republiek van Zoid Afrika


Best Music Show


Die Kontrak
Klavierkuiers Met Pedro 2
The Rockets 50ste Herdenking Konsert


Best Made-for-TV Movie


Mbalenhle
Thembi's Trial

Hartstog

Best Achievement in Directing - Feature Film


Jahmil X.T. Qubeka, Sew the Winter to my Skin
Daryn Joshua, Ellen: Die Ellen Pakkies Storie
Michael Matthews, Five Fingers for Marseilles

Five Fingers for Marseilles - A contemporary South African western

Five Fingers for Marseilles fuses western influences, from classic to spaghetti and revisionist eras, into a contemporary South African drama written by Sean Drummond and directed by Michael Matthews.

By Daniel Dercksen 5 Apr 2018


Best Achievement in Scriptwriting - Feature Film


Nosipho Dumisa, Nommer 37
Johan Cronje, Wonderlus
Christiaan Olwagen & Charl-Johan Lingenfelder, Kanarie

Best Achievement in Cinematography - Feature Film


Nommer 37
Five Fingers for Marseilles
Meerkat Maantuig


Q&A with Meerkat Maantuig writer/director Hanneke Schutte

Meerkat Maantuig is inspired by the youth novella, Blinde Sambok, by renowned South African author Riana Scheepers...

By Daniel Dercksen 14 Mar 2018


Best Achievement in Sound Design - Feature Film


Ellen: Die Ellen Pakkies Storie
Sew the Winter to my Skin
Five Fingers for Marseilles


Best Achievement in Original Music/Score - Feature Film


Raaiselkind
Ellen: Die Ellen Pakkies Storie
Five Fingers for Marseilles


Q&A with Raaiselkind screenwriter Pieter Esterhuizen

The powerful South African film Raaiselkind explores the unrelenting burden of autism on an average, loving family and shows the disintegration of the family as a result. It drives home the inescapable truth that society can be cruelly indifferent to whatever it perceives to be aberrant.

By Daniel Dercksen 14 Feb 2018


Best Achievement in Editing - Feature Film


Nommer 37
Sew the Winter to my Skin
Meerkat Maantuig


Best Achievement in Production Design - Feature Film


The Recce
Meerkat Maantuig
Five Fingers for Marseilles


Q&A with Johannes Ferdinand about film The Recce

Writer-director Johannes Ferdinand 'Ferdi' van Zyl shares a few thoughts with Daniel Dercksen about his astounding film The Recce, a film that poignantly shows that without a past, there is no future...

By Daniel Dercksen 26 Sep 2018


Best Achievement in Costume Design - Feature Film


Sew the Winter to my Skin
Susters
Five Fingers for Marseilles

Best Achievement in Hair & Make-Up - Feature Film


Stroomop
Nommer 37
Five Fingers for Marseilles


Q&A with Ivan Botha about directorial debut Stroomop

Actor, writer, and producer Ivan Botha chats about about his directorial debut Stroomop as well as the inspirational women in his life, filming in water, and collaborative writing.

By Daniel Dercksen 16 Aug 2018


Best Actress in a Feature Film


Diaan Lawrenson, Raaiselkind
Monique Rockman, Nommer 37
Jill Levenberg, Ellen: Die Ellen Pakkies Storie

Best Actor in a Feature Film


Schalk Bezuidenhout, Kanarie
Irshaad Ally, Nommer 37
Jarrid Geduld, Ellen: Die Ellen Pakkies Storie

Best Supporting Actress - Feature Film


Anna-Mart van der Merwe, Kanarie
Ilse Klink, Stroomop
June van Merch, Raaiselkind

Charl-Johan Lingenfelder gets personal in his new film Kanarie

Charl-Johan Lingenfelder has been an inspirational tour-de-force as a musician, composer, writer, performer, his heavenly collaboration with director Christiaan Olwagen, Kanarie, is a proudly South African film taking the world by storm...

By Daniel Dercksen 17 Oct 2018


Best Supporting Actor - Feature Film


Germandt Geldenhuys, Kanarie
Zolisa Xaluva, Sew the Winter to my Skin
Alex van Dyk, Die Stropers

Best Feature Film


Nommer 37
Sew the Winter to my Skin
Kanarie

Nosipho Dumisa on her breakout film Nommer 37

Daniel Dercksen chats with 29-year-old writer/director Nosipho Dumisa, about her feature film debut, the South African crime-thriller Nommer 37, opening in cinemas on 1 June 2018.

By Daniel Dercksen 31 May 2018

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