The initiative by leading the streaming entertainment service provider, Netflix, is set to boost employment in Nigeria with regard to the creative industry.
The entertainment service provider, which recently incorporated Nigerian Mo Abudu’s EbonyLife TV series into its portfolio, expressed commitment to partner with talented Nigerian practitioners in the creative industry to showcase their stories on the global stage.
A report during the week indicated that Ben Amadasun, Netflix’s Director of Content Acquisition and Co-Productions in Africa, expressed this commitment during a webinar in Abuja. According to him, the Nigerian movie industry (Nollywood) has been at the epicenter of the African entertainment industry, creating stars and producing content that has resonated with fans across the continent.
In his words: “This year, Netflix joins hands with some of Nigeria’s most talented creatives to bring their unique stories to the world, and with this newfound access to the global stage, their powerful stories will now enjoy a worldwide audience…
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