Omotola Jalade Recognised By Oscars
NAN in its report revealed that Omotola is among the listed record breaking 928 members to be admitted this year.
Oscar is known for inviting notable industry professionals from actors to writers, and two categories, Members-at-Large and Associates to accommodate individuals who have no defined branches in motion picture.
The movie organisation, comprised of over eight thousand accomplished men and women working in cinema. Academy membership is limited to film artists working in the production of theatrically-released motion pictures.
According to the list, Omotola’s invitation stemmed from the recognition she got in the 2010 romantic drama ‘A Private Storm’ and the 2012 thriller ‘Last Flight to Abuja’.
‘A Private Storm’, co-directed by Lancelot Imasuen and Ikechukwu Onyeka, received three nominations at the 7th Africa Movie Academy Awards including awards for Best Makeup, Best Supporting Actor and Best Nigerian Film.
‘Last Flight to Abuja’, written by Tunde Babalola; directed and produced by Obi Emelonye won the Africa Movie Academy Awards award for ‘Best film by an African based abroad’.