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Femi Adebayo becomes member of Emmy Awards academy 



Actor and filmmaker, Femi Adebayo, has been selected to join the International Academy of Television Arts, and Sciences. 

The prestigious academy which is a non-profit membership organization, based in New York City, United States of America organizes the internationally acclaimed International Emmy Awards, a platform that acknowledges excellence in the television industry on a global scale.

The information of his membership of the academy was contained in a statement which reads in part, “In a momentous stride for the Nigerian film industry, celebrated actor and filmmaker, Femi Adebayo, has been welcomed into the esteemed fold of the International Academy of Television Arts, and Sciences.

“The International Emmy Awards, organized by the International Academy of Television, Arts, and Sciences, stands as a beacon of excellence in recognizing outstanding television programming produced outside the United States, and Adebayo’s induction onto this international platform serves as an inspiration for aspiring actors and filmmakers across Africa.

“Also, this achievement not only marks a personal triumph for Adebayo but also underscores the growing influence and impact of African cinema on the global entertainment landscape. It is also a resounding testament to his remarkable contributions to the world of entertainment, particularly his stellar performances in the movies— ‘King of Thieves’, and ‘Jagun Jagun’.

Adebayo is the son of veteran actor Adebayo Salami (Oga Bello).

‘King of Thieves’, which was released in 2022, was said to have grossed N320,805,150, making it one of the most successful movies of that year.

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