Viola Davis Receives THR’s Sherry Lansing Leadership Award: “Don’t Let Anyone Tell You Who You Are”

Actress Viola Davis was the recipient of The Sherry Lansing Leadership Award at the 2018 Hollywood Reporter’s Power 100 annual Women in Entertainment event, held at the Milk Studios in Los Angeles. And against the backdrop of an ongoing national debate on gender and racial inequality, Davis challenged her audience to strive for a more …


Fashion One to bring localized content to African audiences through partnership with Virtual Xchange Group

African viewers will be at the forefront of the latest fashion and lifestyle trends following the announcement of a strategic partnership between Fashion One LLC, the New York-based international fashion, entertainment and lifestyle television network, and Virtual Xchange Group, Africa’s leading creative, production and events company. Through the agreement, Virtual Xchange Group and Fashion One …


Journey to Stardom: Hollywood Actor John Boyega Shares his Story in Accelerate TV Master Class

British-Nigerian actor, John Boyega, shared his true experiences and journey to stardom with guests at the AccelerateTV masterclass in Lagos. Explaining the keys to becoming successful professionals in the Hollywood, Boyega laid out what people need to know to have the best shot at stardom. Watch the master class session below


African Cinema: Ebony Life Films Licenses ‘Royal Hibiscus’ to Amazon Prime for International Distribution

EbonyLife Films, producers of Fifty, The Wedding Party and The Wedding Party 2, have announced that its latest production, The Royal Hibiscus Hotel (RHH) is now available on the Amazon Prime platform.  Starting this month, the African diaspora will get the chance to enjoy a high-quality, heartwarming film, made in Nigeria for the world.  “The digital …


Mo’ Abudu’s EbonyLife and Sony Pictures Television Announce 3 New Scripted TV Projects Set for International Distribution!

EbonyLife Ltd, owners of Africa’s first global Black TV network and producers of premium, original content and Sony Pictures Television (SPT), today announced that they will co-develop three exciting new scripted TV projects, with SPT set to distribute internationally. The three-project deal, the first of its kind between SPT and a Nigerian production company, will …