Nollywood filmwriter and producer, Emem Isong Misodi, doled out N900,000 to winners of her short film contest.
On Friday December 4th, 2015, brillaint film writer and producer, Emem Isong Misodi, premiered her latest movie titled ‘Spotlight’ at the Civic Center, Victoria Island.
Emem, who also own a Film Academy called Royal Arts Academy, gave away N900,000, to winners of the short film contest that was organized for the students who attended her academy.
The Contest which had the ten best among the lots submitted, was judged by a jury comprising of producers, actors, screenwriters and directors.
‘The Champagne’ producer also revealed that the short film contest is part of her Spotlight Youth Empowerment Initiative, which has the Spotlight Awards and Spotlight Movie included in it. She said the contest will be made yearly affair.
The winner of the Short film contest went to Smart Nsikan who won N500,000 for the short film, ‘Two Chicks and a Dude.’ The second prize of N250,000 went to Ikechukwu Akanno for the short film, ‘Hot Soup.’ The third prize of N150,000 went to Onyeka Emechebe for the short film, ‘Our Girls.’
The glamorous event was packed full of Nollywood A-listers like Desmond Elliot, Funlola Aofiyebi-Raimi, Lanceleot Imaseun, Susan Peters, amongst others.
Emem Isong gotmarried to her long time Cameroonian beau, Misodi Akama last year