Honour For Nollywood Producer, Emem Isong, From Home State, Akwa Ibom
HONOUR has come from home for prolific Nollywood Producer & CEO Royal Arts Academy Emem Isong Misodi. The notable producer was recently honoured by His Excellency Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State during the 30th year anniversary celebration of the state that had Vice President Yemi Osinbajo as Special guest of honour.
Emem was honoured along with 30 other eminent personalities that have con- tributed immensely to development in the state including Senator Tunde Ogbeha, Obong Victor Attah, and Senator Godswill Akpabio. It turned out that Emem was the only woman among the awardees and she was honoured for her iconic achievement in the field of entertainment.
Meanwhile, Emem is in Akwa Ibom to film her latest project; an epic series set in Ibibio land titled ‘The Heiress’. She says “as a way of saying ‘thank you to my people,’ I have decided to film my next huge project in Uyo to continue in our contributions towards the develop- ment and growth of the movie industry in Akwa Ibom and indeed Nollywood.’’ The
Heiress is a first-of-its-kind epic series that is a joint production between Royal Arts Academy & Rok Studios. She has teamed up with longtime friend and colleague, Lancelot Oduwa Imasuen.