EastEnders has been nominated in four categories at this year's Birmingham Black International Film Festival's Music, Video, and Screen Awards (MVSAs).
Three of the awards can be voted for by the public, so please show your support by heading on over to the Black International Film Festival website, clicking on MVSA Awards tab and then the Nominations tab to register your votes:
- Best Soap with a Black Cast or Lead - EastEnders, against other nominees: Casualty, Holby City, and Doctors
Best Newcomer - Ricky Norwood, against Malachi Kirby for My Murder, Chizzy Akudolu for Holby, and Kano Robinson for Top Boy
Best TV Comedy Performance - Tameka Empson, against Ozy Ikhile for Twenty Twelve, Ellen Thomas for Rev, and Jimmy Akingbola for Rev
Additionally, Chucky Venn is up for Best UK Actor, against Ashley Walters for Inside Men, David Harewood for Homeland, and John Boyega for My Murder. However, this category is voted for by a jury, rather than the public.