It’s super exciting news as #BlackMagic 💯 is coming to screens!
EbonyLife Studios has announced her latest international partnership, featuring Hollywood’s Will Smith and Jada Pinkett’s film production company Westbrook Studios.
With the partnership the studios will co-produce three projects bordering on African generated continent; feature film and two television series titled ‘The Gods’ and ‘Dada Safaris’ and comedy feature – ‘Are We Getting Married?’
Media mogul Mo Abudu taking to Instagram to announce the amazing news wrote:
“Westbrook Studios and EbonyLife Studios are partnering on a multi-project slate of co-produced film and television projects each connected to the African continent. This deal is the first of it’s kind for Westbrook Studios in Africa.
… I’m proud to announce that our vision of EbonyLife Studios being in partnership with Will and Jada’s Westbrook Studios… Westbrook’s goal is to create and curate powerful and inclusive content. This is completely in line with our vision at EbonyLife – to tell global African stories from our perspective. Together, we will be developing a slate of projects that reflect our shared goals. We are beyond excited!
“Our key focus and mission at EbonyLife Studios and EbonyLife Media is set on creating the largest continent wide ecosystem within which we harness and grow our creative economy, creating countless opportunities for all that work within our sector in front and behind the screen, never forgetting that our primary aim must be to tell stories that are world class, exciting, relevant and entertaining ” – Mo Abudu
Speaking on the new partnership, Westbrook Studios SVP, Head of International TV & Film, Eli Shibley said: “As we set out to focus our initial slate of international content for the Studio business across a diversified set of key territories and regions, the creative energy and world class artistry coming out of Africa is absolutely undeniable.
“We are thrilled to be working with a best-in-class producer like Mo and her EbonyLife team, to tell stories that uniquely celebrate African characters, perspectives and resonate with fans of great film and television around the world.”