Canal+ heads for Nollywood with iROKO channels and production acquisition

Canal+ Group has acquired the production, content distribution and channel assets of iROKO Partners, reinforcing a move into the market for Nigeria’s Nollywood and English-language content for the African market. The acquisition deal gives Canal+ control of ROK Studios, a Bollywood production outfit that creates over 500 hours of new films and series a year, […]

Rok Studios to launch Nollywood channel on Sky

Nigerian film studio Rok Studios is due to launch a new Nollywood channel on Sky in the UK later this week. Rok be programmed with thousands of hours of Rok Studios-produced TV shows and movies and will be run by Rok teams in Lagos and London. Rok CEO Mary Njoku, who founded Rok Studios in […]