Twentieth Century Fox signs an agreement to distribute film slate through major distribution deal with Nigeria and West Africa’s fastest growing theatrical film distribution company, FilmOne Distribution. FilmOne company will distribute all Fox titles directly to cinemas in Nigeria and Ghana. This is the first deal of its kind in West Africa for Twentieth Century Fox.
As part of the agreement, FilmOne Distribution will release in 2016 such titles as ‘Independence Day: Resurgence’, ‘Ice Age: Collision Course’, as well as‘The Birth of a Nation’ from the Studio’s Fox Searchlight Pictures division and Dreamworks Animation’s ‘Trolls’.
FilmOne Limited is an independent distributor of filmed entertainment providing top-end film release services with emphasis in English-speaking West Africa territory. Based in Lagos, Nigeria, they distribute a wide-range of mainstream, commercial pictures including international and indigenous titles. Their business operations are modelled in line with International best practices covering Feature Film Rights acquisition, Film Sales, Theatrical dating& Exhibitor relations, P & A consulting, Marketing Strategy implementation, DCP generation & encryption as well as Box Office Reporting and Analysis. FilmOne’s objective is to maximize box office revenues from film titles, to the benefit of both Studios/producers and exhibitors. FilmOne is the sister company to Nigeria’s largest cinema chain Filmhouse Cinemas.