ODUGBEMI, Femi

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Femi Odugbemi is a Documentary Filmmaker, Screenwriter, Cinematographer, Director, Producer and Photographer.
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Regional Director, Multichoice Talent Factory; Member, Advisory Board of the School of Media and Communications Pan-African University

Previous Appointments:

– Film and Radio Producer, Lintas Advertising;

– President, Independent Television Producers Association of Nigeria, 2002-2006;

– Head, Jury for the Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards, 2012-2015;

– Head, Jury of the Uganda Film Festival, 2014-2016;

– Juror, Emmy Awards in New York, 2012&2016

– Fellow, Theatre Arts, National Association of Nigerian Theatre Arts Practitioners(NANTAP)

Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana
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– Winner, Best Director for “Bar beach Blues” by Zuma Film Festival, 2006;
– Winner, Best Film for “Mama Put” by Abuja International Film Festival, 2009;
– Winner, Best Documentary ;Prize, Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA), 2010;
– Recipient, Afro Pop Prize, sponsored by the National Black Programming and Consortium in the United states, 2010;
-Winner, Excellence Award in Film by the Society for the Performing Arts in Nigeria(SPAN), 2013;
– Recipient, Formal invitation to be a Voting member of The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in the United States, June 26, 2018.

NOTABLE WORK:
– “Mama Put”, TV Movie, 2005;
– “Maroko”, Feature film, 2006;
– “Tinsel”, TV Series, 2008;
– “ORIKI”, Documentary, 2008;
– “And the Chain was Not”, Documentary, 2010;
– Literature, Language and Literalism, Documentary (about the late Nigerian writer, Daniel O. Fagunwa, the author of Ògbójú Ọdẹ nínú Igbó Irúnmalẹ̀), 2013;
– “Gidi Blues”, Feature film, 2016;
– “Battleground”, TV drama, 2017;
– “The Eve”, Feature film, 2017;
– “4th Estate”, Feature film, 2018;

Femi was a founding Producer of Tinsel, MNET Africa’s acclaimed soap opera and one of Africa’s longest- running TV shows.

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