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Woman in Series Award to CEO Mo Abudu

CEO Mo Abudu to be awarded with the second annual Woman in Series Award at Series Mania in March

Today on the International Women's Day, Series Mania and Series Mania Forum in association with European Women's Audiovisual Network (EWA Network) and Pour Les Femmes Dans Les Médias (PFDM), will award an outstanding woman in the audiovisual industry to honor her vision and leadership. This year's recipient of Woman in Series Award is Mo Abudu, CEO of EbonyLife Group.

Ms. Abudu will receive her prize on the evening of March 22 during the Series Mania Forum prize-giving ceremony in Lille. In addition, she will speak at the Dialogues de Lille (March 24) during a panel entitled "Investing In Talent: How To Drive New Narratives".

From the outset, the mission with the 'Woman in Series Award' has been to increase the visibility of female producers and projects. The Award was launched in 2021.

About Mo Abudu:

Mo Abudu, CEO of EbonyLife Group, has made her mark through various endeavors in the corporate world; she has been described by Forbes as "Africa's most accomplished woman". Abudu oversees all divisions of the EbonyLife Group, which includes EbonyLife Media, comprising EbonyLife Films and EbonyLife Studios, as well as the EbonyLife Creative Academy, a school aimed at accelerating filmmaking skills, and EbonyLife Place, the premier entertainment complex luxury from Nigeria. She has produced several profitable blockbusters including: Fifty, The Wedding Party, Chief Daddy, The Royal Hibiscus Hotel and Your Excellence. She produced Òlòtūré, a Netflix original feature film that exposes the shady business of human trafficking in Nigeria.

Under Abudu's leadership, EbonyLife Media has secured several production collaborations with international studios including: Sony, AMC Networks (USA), Netflix, Starz and Lionsgate, BBC, Will and Jada Smith's Westbrook Studios and Will Packer Productions . EbonyLife Group recently launched the EbonyLife Creative Academy in partnership with the Lagos State Government, Africa's fifth largest economy. Over the years, Abudu has received numerous international awards and accolades. Abudu was invited to join the Academy of Motion Arts and Sciences, popularly known as the Academy of Oscars, in the category of Producer membership. The only woman from sub-Saharan Africa selected in this category . https://ebonylifegroup.com/