National Film Authority Bags Deal With American Movie Company

NFA announces blockbuster partnership with top American Distribution company called Indie Rights

National Film Authority Bags Deal With American Movie Company

The National Film Authority (NFA) has announced its partnership with Indie Rights, Inc.

Indie Rights is one of the foremost American Distribution company.

This comes shortly after President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo launched a USD$25 million Presidential film pitch series to indicate how instrumental the investment scheme is.

Now, the entire entertainment industry is set to benefit from massive investments from all over now that the government has shown faith in its own industry.

A statement was released by the NFA to the effect of the partnership, it reads: 

"This important announcement is coming off the back of the launch of the Presidential film pitch series by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, where he reiterated the ultimate drive to position Ghana as a film hub in the region and to get Ghanaian content to the world.

"The Presidential Pitch Film Series is a pipeline facilitation program to help fuel the value chain of the film sector by providing a vibrant market place where great film projects within the Ghanaian film ecosystem can connect with investors, sponsors, agents, distributors, broadcasters, and platforms for business to happen.''

Indie Rights, Inc. is an American distributor of independent films, based in Los Angeles, California that is a subsidiary of Nelson Madison Films and was incorporated in 2007 to act as a distributor for other independent filmmakers.

It distributes globally to on-demand platforms such as Amazon Video, Google Play, Hulu and iTunes, where filmmakers can earn up to 80 per cent of the revenue. Innovations include searchable film rentals on YouTube and through video game consoles.