Twala, Jaxa and Of Good Report big winners at SAFTAS 2014

By Drum Digital
06 April 2014

Gallagher Estate played host to some of South Africa's leading talent on Saturday, when the winners of the South African Film and Television Awards were announced.

The movie Of Good Report was the big winner of the night, taking a total of six awards, including Best Feature Film and Best Director for Jahmil Qubeka.

Isibaya actor Siyabonga Twala was also the man of the moment, after walking away with two awards on the night. He took home the Best Actor Award in the TV Drama and TV Soap categories. Veteran actress Tina Jaxa, who noted she has been in the industry for almost 30 years, also matched Siyabonga's feat by taking two awards on the night. Tina took and award for Best Actress in TV Drama and Best Actress in a Feature Film for her role as the head mistress in Of Good Report.

Here is a full list of the winners:

1. BEST ACTRESS IN A TV COMEDY

Tsholo Monedi (Tiny) - Skwizas : Season 2

2. BEST ACTOR IN A TV COMEDY

Obed Baloyi (Tsutsuma) - Ga Re Dumele

3. BEST ENSEMBLE IN A TV COMEDY

Late Nite News (Diprente Films)

4. BEST WRITING TEAM OF A TV COMEDY

ZA NEWS

Andrew Donaldson

Anne Hirsch

Marianne Thamm

Thierry Cassuto

5. BEST DIRECTOR OF A TV COMEDY

ZA NEWS - Aaron Naidoo & Thierry Cassuto

6. BEST TV COMEDY

ZA News - Both Worlds

7. BEST ANIMATION

Khumba - Triggerfish Animation Studios

8. BEST SUPPORTING

ACTOR IN A TV DRAMA

Akhumzi

Jezile (Ngulube) - Tempy Pushas

9. BEST SUPPORTING

ACTRESS IN A TV DRAMA

Harriet Manamela (Meike Maputla) - Skeem Saam

10. BEST ACTOR IN A

TV DRAMA

Siyabonga

Thwala (Musa) - Intersexions :

Season 2

11. BEST ACTRESS IN A

TV DRAMA

Tina Jaxa (Nokuthula) - Intersexions :

Season 2

12. BEST WRITING TEAM

OF A TV DRAMA

Room 9 - Athos Kyriakides & Thuso Sibisi

13. BEST DIRECTOR OF

A TV DRAMA

Tempy Pushas - Libby Dougherty & Tebogo Malope

14. BEST TV DRAMA

Intersexions: Season 2 - Quizzical Pictures

15. BEST WRITING TEAM

OF A TV SOAP

Writing Team Isibaya

16. BEST DIRECTOR OF

A TV SOAP

Adze Ugah & Denny Miller - Isibaya

17. BEST ENSEMBLE TV

SOAP

Scandal - Ochre Media

18. BEST ACTOR TV

SOAP

Siyabonga Thwala (Mpiyakhe Zungu) - Isibaya

19. BEST ACTRESS TV

SOAP

Thembi Nyandeni (Mkabayi Zungu) - Isibaya

20. BEST WRITER IN A MADE

FOR TV MOVIE

Writing Team Inside Story

21. BEST DIRECTOR IN

A MADE FOR TV MOVIE

Rolisizwe Nikiwe - Inside Story

22. BEST SUPPORTING

ACTOR IN A FEATURE FILM

Tshamano

Sebe (Vuyani) - Of Good Report

23. BEST SUPPORTING

ACTRESS IN A FEATURE FILM

Tina

Jaxa (Head

Mistress) - Of Good

Report

24. BEST ACTOR IN A FEATURE

FILM

Mothusi Magano (Parker Sithole) - Of Good Report

25. BEST ACTRESS IN A

FEATURE FILM

Antoinette Louw (Elle Winter) - Die Laaste Tango

26. BEST WRITING TEAM

OF A  FEATURE FILM

Jahmil X.T. Qubeka - Of Good Report

27. BEST DIRECTOR OF

A FEATURE FILM

Jahmil X.T. Qubeka - Of Good Report

28. BEST FEATURE FILM

Of Good Report - Spier Films & New Brighton Pictures

29. BEST TV SOAPIE

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