Nigerian director and cinematographer Kemi Adetibabelieves the Oscar is within her reach. She told CNN’s African Voices that the award could be hers soon. She said, “I honestly do believe that winning an Oscar is going to come very soon, I’ve given myself two to five years.”
Kemi, the womanbehind The Wedding Partyalso spoke on why she decided to be behind the cameras. “I was questioning my longevity in front of the camera… I’d also find it intriguing when I would go off for shoots with the cameramen… I said: ‘Instead of just wasting a couple of years, how about I learn a new craft while I’m doing that? What is the thing that I want to learn now? What is the thing that will take my career to the next level? – being a director.’”
“Kemi Adetiba” apart from being an award winning video director is also a passionate cook.