The 12th annual SAFTAS are set to take place this weekend,live on SABC2

The SABC snatched a total of 64 nominations in the various categories including drama, lifestyle, reality, children, technical, factual and education. Notable nominations include the popular SABC2’s Bone of My Bones and Disney’s Cookabout, SABC3’s Trending SA and The Intern by David Tlale for best reality show. The broadcaster’s popular soapies, 7de Laan, Uzalo and Isidingo are front runners in the public vote of “Most Popular TV Soap / Telenovela” category.

SABC2 is once again set to broadcast the annual South African Film and Television awards on Saturday 24th March 2018. Broadcasting live from Sun City, SABC2 will carry the red carpet from 19:30 and the award ceremony broadcast will follow at 20:00.

The award ceremony will be hosted by TV and Radio personalities, Phat Joe and Thando Thabethe with the red carpet being hosted by SABC3 Trending SA’s Kuli Roberts and Rorisang Thandekiso of SABC1’s Mzansi Insider.


Below is the SABC3 TV Nominees list


Programme Title Category  Nominee
High Rollers 3

Best Achievement in Directing – TV Soap/Telenovela



Best Achievement in Scriptwriting – TV Soap/ Telenovela




Best Achievement in Post Production- TV Soap/Telenovela





Best Achievement in Cinematography – Telenovela


Best Telenovela


Most Popular TV Soap/Telenovela

Josh Rous, Gerhard Mostert, Quentin Krog, Jozua Malherbe, Darryl Evan Fuchs & Zimkhitha Maseko


Meren Reddy, David Gordon, Luke Rous, Alyzzander Fourie, Sipho Mbonye & Josh Rous



Kholofelo Malatshi, Bertus Kirsten, Brett Macdonald, Tumelo Mmatladi, Jeanette Mokobane, Sizwe Msibi, John Chaka & Theo Scheepers


Marc Brower




High Rollers


High Rollers

Thula’s Vine Best Achievement in Directing -TV Drama Scottnes Smith, Sello Letsatsi & Mmabatho Montsho
Bedford Wives

Best Achievement in Editing - TV Drama


Best Supporting Actor – TV Drama

Sandra Viera



Russel Savadier

Hard Copy

Best Achievement in Editing - TV Drama


Best Achievement in Art/ Production Design – TV Drama



Best Achievement in Wardrobe/ Costume Design – TV Drama   


Best Actor – TV Drama


Melanie Golden



Amanda Scholtz





Monique Lamprecht




Jody Abrahams

Xcellerate Best Children’s Programme Xcellerate
The Intern By David Tlale Best Reality Show The Intern By David Tlale

Wingin it


Best Reality Show


Best TV Presenter

Wingin it


Siv Ngesi

The Final Cut Best Game Show The Final Cut
The Man Cave Best Variety & Magazine Show The Man Cave
Trending SA Best Talk Show Host Pabi Moloi
Isidingo Most Popular TV Soap/ Telenovela Isidingo



Catch the 2018 South African Film and Television Awards on Saturday 24th March 2018 from 19:30 only on SABC2 you belong.


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