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Digital Media Rights (DMR) has partnered with Nigerian distributor FilmOne, for a slate of 30+ films.

filmone 14 aug 2019The pact, which covers streaming rights for select territories worldwide, covers contemporary Nigerian films including My Wife and I, Tatu, 10 days in Suncity, The Accidental Spy and A trip to Jamaica. They are available on DMR’s OTT channels, including Yuyu TV, a popular general entertainment channel, as well as via Amazon Prime, The Roku Channel and other digital platforms.

“The North American digital marketplace is vastly underserved by quality films from Africa,” said Selin Kilic, manager, Business Development & Acquisition, DMR. “FilmOne’s catalogue represents some of the best the continent has to offer and we are incredibly excited to help trail blaze alongside FilmOne in delivering their illustrious content across the globe.”

““The unending plan for us at FilmOne is to internationalise indigenous content by exploring newer territories by making our films readily accessible worldwide whilst growing the industry by ensuring filmmakers and productions studios get value via increased revenue and visibility,” added Ife Idowu, executive, Licensing, International Sales and Contracts Management, FilmOne. “There is more to film distribution than theatres and cinemas, hence the need to take full advantage of the digital marketplace.”