Inkblot Productions tap Stephen for new film, Big Love
Inkblot Productions, a film production company, has announced its collaboration with award-winning director, Biodun Stephen, to write and direct its new title – Big Love, one of its four films slated for theatrical release in 2023.
Speaking of the partnership, co-founder of Inkblot Productions, Zulumoke Oyibo, expressed the company’s delight with the upcoming project.
“Biodun Stephen is one of Nigeria’s most celebrated directors, with a distinct voice that constantly finds her audience. We are excited to have her on board for our upcoming movie,” she said. “This is a significant partnership for us and one that will undoubtedly yield exceptional results,” she added.
A romantic drama, Big Love explores the eruption of love between Adil, a young and passionate man chasing his dreams, and Adina, a focused and independent woman making ends meet at a graduate training camp. Adina’s fears and a secret threaten their budding love.
Big Love is written, directed and produced by Biodun Stephen. Her feature film, Breaded Life, was well received at cinemas and was a continental hit on Netflix.
The film was also nominated at the 2022 Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards in the ‘Best Actress in a Comedy’ and the ‘Best Movie in West Africa’ categories.
“Inkblot Productions is at the forefront of African cinema, and I am excited to be working with them on this new project,” said Stephen. “I believe that together, we can create a truly groundbreaking film.”
Big Love is set to begin production in Lagos in the coming weeks and is billed for a July 2023 theatrical release. The film will be co-produced by Keme Bedford – Love in a Pandemic (2023), King of Boys and New Money.
Inkblot Productions strives to provide viewers with the best possible movie-watching experience. It is the producer of Netflix hit, Far From Home and The Wedding Party 1 and 2, which occupy the second and third positions in the list of highest-grossing Nigerian movies of all time.
Biodun Stephen is an award-winning director and the founder of Shutterspeed Projects – an integrated film and media content production firm with a plethora of experience in the industry.
A cast announcement is expected from the team in the coming weeks.