Femi OdugbemiPRODUCER | DIRECTOR | WRITER
Femi Odugbemi is an Academy Director of the Multichoice Talent Factory (West Africa) and an accomplished Filmmaker and Content Producer. A member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in the United States, Odugbemi has served as President of The Independent Television Producers Association of Nigeria (ITPAN), co-founded the International Documentary Film Festival Lagos, and is a 4-time Head Judge of the prestigious AMVCAs – the Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards.
His screen credits include Nigeria’s longest-running daily soap Tinsel (over 2500 episodes and counting), the telenovela Battleground (460 episodes), and the daily crime series Brethren (260 episodes), all screened across the continent on the DSTV channels. Femi has also produced and directed feature films including Maroko (2006), Gidi Blues (2016), 4th Estate (2017) and Code Wilo (2018). He has also written and produced many critically acclaimed documentaries and issue-based films. In November 2013, he received the Excellence Award of the Society of the Performing Arts of Nigeria (SPAN) and received the prestigious lifetime achievement award from the Nigeria Film Corporation in 2018.