M-Net’s local content investment strategy paid off when its channels collectively won 36 Golden Horns, scooping some of the biggest awards : Most Popular Soap, Best Soap, Best Feature Film, Best Documentary Feature, Best Achievement in Scriptwriting, and Best Achievement in Directing-Feature Film at the 11th South African Film and Television Awards (SAFTAs).
Isibaya, Mzansi Magic's flagship soap, won Most Popular Soap and The Road was awarded Best TV Soap. kykNET won Best Feature Film for Sink, Best Documentary Feature for Nobody's Died Laughing, and Best Achievement in Scriptwriting for Die Boekklub. M-Net 101 won Best Achievement in Directing-Feature Film for its original film, Shepherds and Butchers.
Thembisa Mdoda, presenter of Mzansi Magic's popular reality show, Our Perfect Wedding won Best TV Presenter and Greed and Desire's Linda Sebezo in the category Best Supporting Actress- TV Soap/Telenovela.