Ace Production Designer Pat Nebo Is Dead

Pat Nebo, a renowned Nigerian production designer and art director, has died.

Shaibu Husseini, a movie journalist and juror at the African Movie Academy Awards (AMAA), reported Nebo’s death on Thursday on his X account.

The legendary production designer was claimed to have been bedridden for a long time due to a long illness before his death.

“I have been reliably informed that foremost Nigerian Production Designer Pat Nebo has passed on. He has been bedridden for a while now. Journey well Master of the Craft of film production design,” Husseini wrote.

Nebo was popular for his ability to create dated sets and retros to near perfection.

He also earned credits for the production design of films like Kunle Afolayan’s ‘Figurine’ and ‘October 1’; Izu Ojukwu’s ’76 which won him an AMAA award in 2017 and ‘The Milkmaid’.

He also worked as the art director for ‘The Figurine’, ‘Half of a Yellow Sun’, and ‘Phone Swap’.

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