EbonyLife Media, headed by CEO Mo Abudu, is part of the EbonyLife Group and is Nigeria’s premium media conglomerate comprising EbonyLife TV, EbonyLife Films and EbonyLife Studios. EbonyLife Media believes in creating original and inspiring content that showcases a pioneering and progressive Africa. Through a range of co-production deals with international studios, broadcasters and platforms, the company is creating content that is strongly rooted in Africa and connected to a global audience, through a shared identity and common values. EbonyLife Media’s vision is to be the most influential storyteller of a new Africa.
EbonyLife Studios, part of the EbonyLife Group, is Nigeria’s foremost media conglomerate, dedicated to creating world-class and authentic African stories, through a range of co-production deals with international studios, broadcasters and platforms. As a TV and feature film producer, EbonyLife has created over 5 000 hours of original programming across a variety of genres as well as eight feature films, three of which are the highest-grossing movies of all time at the Nigerian box office. EbonyLife Studios believes in elevating Africa’s media image by showcasing an inspired, progressive and uplifted view of the continent. |
EbonyLife Films has ushered in a movement that revolutionises the trends in African filmmaking with eight films to date. The company’s debut film, ’Fifty’ was Nigeria’s highest-grossing drama in 2015 and in 2016 and. ‘The Wedding Party’ became the highest-grossing title of all time in the Nigerian film industry (Nollywood). In 2020, ‘Òlòtūré’, a Netflix Original, about human trafficking was released. Following this success, Chief Daddy 2: Going For Broke, is EbonyLife Film’s latest offering. All feature films from EbonyLife Films are currently streaming on Netflix. The company has now gone global on production deals with a selection of international studios, broadcasters and platforms.
EbonyLife TV, a subsidiary of EbonyLife Media, was a Pan-African entertainment channel that was launched on the DStv platform in 2013, and on StarTimes in 2019, to all of Sub-Saharan Africa. EbonyLife TV was founded to create content representative of a progressive and burgeoning Africa. The company created more than 5,000 hours of engaging African programming, with high production values. EbonyLife Media no longer runs a linear TV network. Instead, our approach is to partner with the largest international streaming platforms and production studios to create authentic African content for the world to enjoy.
EbonyLife Place is the premium location in Lagos for elegant restaurants, luxury cinema and event spaces for the most intimate and exclusive occasions. Situated conveniently next to the resort is the White Orchid Hotel, a stylish boutique hotel. From the warmth of our smiles to the awe-inspiring 30-ft ceilings and exquisite art installations, every detail suggests that this is just the beginning of a wonderful journey into the only intimate, luxury leisure resort in Lagos. | | |
EbonyLife Creative Academy is supported by the Lagos State Government through Lagos State Creative Industries Initiative (LACI), under the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture.
ELCA offers Lagosians specialist vocational training courses applicable to aspiring film and television professionals as well as refresher workshops and masterclasses for industry professionals. These courses are specifically designed to service the growing needs of the Nigerian television and film industry with the aim to expertly produce African stories for the global market.
The Lagos Post House, Nigeria’s first state-of-the-art independent post-production facility, will supply the industry with editing, colour grading, mastering, visual effects and sound post-production services to meet the technical needs of an entertainment industry that is growing in demand, internationally. | | | |