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Femi
Oguns

Founder of Identity School of Acting

Femi Oguns (MBE) is a former actor and agent. His passion to create a platform which would give actors of all ethnicities the platform to express themselves to their fullest, led to the establishment of the Identity School of Acting and Identity Agency Group in October 2003. In 2010, Femi was named a UK Film Council Breakthrough Brit in the fields of Acting and Writing. He also made Powerful Media's Power List of the top 100 most influential figures of African/Caribbean descent. In 2017 he became the first agent in the UK to be awarded with a special jury prize by the British Independent Film Award (BIFA) for his contribution to the British Film Industry. Most recently he opened the LA division of Identity School of Acting, and former students, John Boyega and Letitia Wright are amongst it’s patrons.