Amazon Prime Video has signed an exclusive multi-year licensing agreement with Nigerian production company, Inkblot Studios.
The deal gives Amazon Prime Video worldwide VoD rights to Inkblot’s feature slate from 2022. Titles will include The Set Up 2, Moms At War 2, New Money 3and new features such as Charge And Bail, Superstar and The Blood Covenant.
Inkblot was founded in 2011 by Chinaza Onuzo, Zulumoke Oyibo and Damola Ademola.
The deal marks Amazon Prime Video’s first exclusive output agreement with a leading African film studio and comes after an Amazon team visited the African International Film Festival in Lagos in November.
BBC Studios, Sony Pictures and Netflix have has also recently moved into the Nigerian market, all signing deals with Mo Abudu’s EbonyLife Media.