This year the fourth RSAs installment sees two additional recognition awards, first being the Social Cohesion category, which is dedicated to a soapie production team that has demonstrated and/or addressed the most current social affair or ills affecting society today.
The second honour is for Background Actor in a soapie production that has been essential in providing realism to a particular scene.
“Soapies have taken the educational role as they reflect our daily reality by including storylines that tackle our social ills head-on and challenge South Africans to have tough conversations. The Royalty Soapie Awards would like to recognise the show for their commitment to uplift and encourage Mzansi to do better,” RSAs founder Winnie Ntshaba said.
The Background Actor category, she added, is equally important as it usually marks the beginning of an exciting career journey ahead for some of South Africa’s most talented stars.
Meanwhile, production companies keen to become part of this rewarding journey have until July 30 – at 12 midnight – to submit their online entries on www.royaltysa.com.
Awards will be presented in the following categories:
✔Outstanding Lead Actor
✔Outstanding Supporting Actor
✔Outstanding Lead Actress
✔Outstanding Supporting Actress
✔Outstanding Male Villain
✔Outstanding Female Villain
✔Outstanding Make-up & Hair
✔Outstanding Art Direction
✔Outstanding Writing Team
✔Outstanding Directing team
✔Outstanding Editing Team
✔Most Popular Soapie of the Year
✔Lifetime Achievement Award
Nominees will be announced during a 6pm live broadcast via RSAs’ official Facebook and YouTube pages on August 27. Soapie fans can catch all the drama, glitz and glamour of the 4th Royalty Soapie Awards ceremony on September 26 on SABC1.
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