Femi Ogus MBE is a British actor and talent agent. He is the founder of the Identity School of Acting and Identity Agency Group and co-founder of UpperRoom Productions, the production company co-producing the Pacific Rim sequel.
Oguns founded Identity School of Acting in October 2003. After leaving drama school he went on to university where he obtained a joint honors degree in Race and Culture and Performing Arts. It was here he drew on personal experience and longed to create a drama school which would give actors of all ethnicities the platform to express themselves to their fullest.
Oguns' considerable achievements have led to a series of high profile commendations. In 2010 he was named as a UK Film Council Breakthrough Brit in the fields of Acting and Writing. He was also named on Powerful Media's Power List of the top 100 most influential figures of African-Caribbean descent. In 2014, Oguns was appointed Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) by Her Royal Majesty for his services to the acting industry.
The Identity School of acting was founded by Oguns and provides acting training, specializing in minority actors and has demonstrated some success. Founded in 2006, Identity Agency Group (IAG) is an acting agency.
In 2011 IAG US division was formed, merging with some of the top agencies and management companies in the United States, representing clients both in the UK and North America. IAG Los Angeles is now working in partnership with the likes of WME, Gersh, and ICM to name but a few.