Nabwiso Crowned Best Movie Director 2023

In Summary
  1. He was crownwed at the Zikomo Awards
Film Director and Actor Mathew Nabwiso
Image: Courtesy photo

Ugandan Film Director and Actor Mathew Nabwiso   won an award at the Zikomo Awards.

Zikomo Awards is an International Award ceremony that acknowledges and celebrates individuals and organizations who are contributing positively and doing well in various industries.

The awards that saw Mathew Nabwiso  scoop the “Best Movie Director on the continent for the year ” were  held in Lusaka, Zambia on 18th/11/2023.The good news was announced by his wife Eleanor Nabwiso through a post she shared on her socials.

Super proud of you hubby may God keep blessing the works of your hands! Thank you Africa! Thank you Uganda! Mathew won best director at zikomo awards Zambia. #award#winner#best#director

Posted by Nabwiso Eleanor on Saturday, November 18, 2023

He managed to win the award, beating competition from some of the outstanding African directors including Kenny Rock Mumba, Rodrick Mkamba, Owas Ray Mwape, Hakizimana Rexy, Gaetano Kazuo, Neill Blomkamp, Kemi Adetiba, Tony Umezi, Emmanual Nathi Ndlovu, and Salim Ahmedy Issa.

Other Ugandan nominees included Sanyu for TV series of the year, and filmmakers Henry Nathan Katongole and Tracy Kababiito representing Uganda in the best actor and actress categories.

 Notable Ugandan figures like Barbie Kyagulanyi, Ziza Bafana, Irene Namatovu, Karole Kasita, Abbas Kaijuka, Brian Ahumuza, Jimmy Spire Ssentongo, and Oscar Kampala were well-represented across various art forms at the awards.