Inkblot Productions marks 10 years of upscaling Nollywood
A Nigerian film production company, Inkblot Productions, has marked its 10 years in film-making in Nigeria.
Inkblot, founded by three friends, Zulumoke Oyibo, Damola Ademola and Chinaza Onuzo, has produced blockbuster movies, such as The Wedding Party Series, The New Money Series and The Set Up and Up North.
Present at the event hosted at Landmark Event Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos, were Nollywood stars, movie producers, directors and founders of Inkblot, who gathered to celebrate the success story of a production that grew from humble beginnings to one of the leading production companies in Nigeria, making some of the biggest hits in the Nigerian film industry.
Founders of Inkblot Productions, Onuzo, Oyibo and Ademola chaired the cutting of the anniversary cake with Nancy Isime, Timini Egbuson, Deyemi Okanlawon, Ufuoma McDermott, Eku Edewor, Shine Rosman and Teniola Aladese, who featured in its Superstar movie.
Ademola said the goal of the company was to preserve, restore and continue the iconic legacy for generations in the Nollywood industry.
“We’re so proud to celebrate 10 years of storytelling at Inkblot. Our goal, 10 years later, is to preserve, restore and continue the iconic legacy for generations to come. Over the past decade, we have been committed to delivering premium, entertaining films that tell diverse stories from Nigeria and around the world with our partners and some of the best filmmakers out there,” he said.
As part of its achievement for the anniversary, recently, Amazon Prime Video, the global streaming service, closed a multi-year licensing agreement with Inkblot Studios.
Under the agreement, Prime Video now have exclusive, worldwide distribution rights for Inkblot’s slate of theatrical releases, starting in 2022, which marks Amazon Prime Video’s first exclusive theatrical output agreement with a leading African film studio.
The deal makes Inkblot Studios the first Nigerian studio to secure a major movie output agreement with the global streamer and highlights Amazon Prime Video’s commitment to delivering Nigerian and African film to global audience of more than 200 million Prime members.