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Disney Africa Signs Deal With FilmOne For Exclusive Distribution In West AfricaGuardian Life

Disney Africa Signs Deal With FilmOne For Exclusive Distribution In West AfricaGuardian Life
Lagos-based FilmOne Entertainment has signed an exclusive theatrical distribution agreement with The Walt Disney Company Africa for it to distribute the Disney film slate in Nigeria, Ghana and Liberia.

Disney Africa Signs Deal With FilmOne For Exclusive Distribution In West Africa Lagos-based FilmOne Entertainment has signed an exclusive theatrical distribution agreement with The Walt Disney Company Africa for it to distribute the Disney film slate in Nigeria, Ghana and Liberia.The agreement with FilmOne, which commences from September 1 st, reaffirms The Walt Disney Company Africa’s commitment to the west African cinema market.The deal covers titles from all of the Walt Disney Studios divisions, which include Walt Disney Pictures, Walt Disney Animation Studios, Pixar, Marvel Studios, Lucasfilm, 20th Century Studios, Searchlight Pictures and Blue Sky Pictures.” The Senior Vice President and General Manager of The Walt Disney Company Africa Christie Service added: “With their in-depth knowledge of the region and expertise in bringing theatrical releases to fans, we are thrilled to welcome FilmOne as our distribution partner for this territory.

Kene Okwuosa, Moses Babatope and Craig Shurn, directors of FilmOne Entertainment, issued a joint statement to confirm the agreement.“We are proud to be Disney’s film distribution partner for West Africa and see this as the beginning of an exciting new chapter for both companies in the region.

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