We all loved the hit series – “Shuga” and the creative team is being awarded for it. The MTV Staying Alive Foundation and MTV Base Africa have won the Gold Award in Edutainment at the World Media Festival for Shuga, the sex and relationships drama series filmed in Lagos.
It is a second win for Shuga. Series 1 won gold in Public Relations Health Award category.
The World Media Festival Gold Award recognizes true excellence in modern media communication. Judged by industry experts, the 2014 awards saw 700 entries critiqued for writing, sound, editing, creativity, visuals, insights, and above all the extent to which the programme meets its stated goals and communicates with its intended audience.
Season 3 of Shuga, was written by Kemi Adesoye and directed by Biyi Bandele. It stars Ice Prince, Tiwa Savage, Iyanya, Maria Okanrende, Chris Attoh, Ikubese Emmanuel Ifeanyichukwu, Nick Mutuma, Okezie Morro, Dorcas Shola Fapson, Leonora Okine, Sharon Ezeamaka, Efa, Timini Egbuson and Olumide Oworu.