Jahna Sebastian Attends the Screen Nation Film and Television Awards
UK Singer/Songwriter and Producer Jahna Sebastian attended the Screen Nation Film and Television Awards on February 15th. The awards ceremony was hosted by BBC London News Arts correspondent Brenda Emmanus and held at the Hilton Metropole Hotel. The Screen Nation Film and Television Awards celebrates the year's most successful black British nominees from the television and film industry from both behind and in front of the camera. The glitzy ceremony celebrated a decade of outstanding achievements on the British screen by many of the nation's best-loved film & TV stars.
Jahna Sebastian graced the red carpet in a exquisite black fitted gown designed and styled by Anar LONDON. Her hair and makeup was provided by Jhonelle Marcano, who also styles her lovely daughter's hair.
Acknowledged by the industry as 'the' media event for diverse talent and which has come to be known as the 'black Bafta's', Screen Nation Awards celebrates, rewards and promotes products and professionals of African heritage working in the UK and global film, TV and digital media industries.
International star Idris Elba was in attendance and picked up the award for Favorite International Film for his thriller No Good Deeds. David Oyelowo, who played Martin Luther King Jr in the drama Selma, won best Male Performance in Film, while a public vote named Selma the favorite international movie. A further public vote named Selma directorDuvernay favorite female screen personality.
Period drama Belle won Gugu Mbatha-Raw best female performance in film while director Amma Asante collected the award for achievement in film production. Belle, directed by award winning Ghanaian/British director, Amma Asante, won the award for Best British Period Drama at the Screen Nation Awards.
Musical reggae legend John McLean performed as well as R&B 80s legend Loose Ends. Sarah-Jane Crawford, Xtra Factor host was in attendance and won the award for Favorite Female TV Star.
Award presenters included actress Nathalie Emmanuel from Game of Thrones, X Factor's Sarah Jane Crawford, singer and broadcaster Jamelia, ITVs Michelle Matherson and Asif Zubairy and many more.
After the awards show was over Ms. Sebastian attended the VIP after party where Capital XTRA's DJ Abrantee spinned for the night.
Ms. Sebastian has been hard at work filming music videos, performing at shows and taking interviews.