Ummi Yakubu had a conversation with the Academy Director of the MultiChoice Talent Factory West Africa Academy and founder of Zuri 24 Media, Femi Odugbemi. Femi is a Nigerian Documentary Filmmaker, Screenwriter, Cinematographer, Director, Producer and Photographer. He is a voting member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in the United States. His works include a popular Nigerian soap opera titled Tinsel which has been running for 11 years.
Starring Oscar winner Reese Witherspoon (Big Little Lies) and Golden Globe nominee Kerry Washington (Scandal), the show has 80% critics rating on Rotten Tomatoes. It was recently nominated for five Black Reel Awards, including Best Limited Series and described as “Moreish, searing, excellent” by The Guardian.
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