Lagos - Twentieth Century Fox has entered into an agreement to distribute its film slate in a major distribution deal with Nigerian theatrical film distribution company, FilmOne Distribution.
The agreement means that FilmOne will distribute all Fox titles directly to cinemas in Nigeria and Ghana. This is the first deal of its kind in West Africa for Twentieth Century Fox.
As part of the agreement, FilmOne Distribution will release in 2016 such titles as ‘Independence Day: Resurgence’, ‘Ice Age: Collision Course’, as well as ‘The Birth of a Nation’ from the Studio’s Fox Searchlight Pictures division and Dreamworks Animation’s ‘Trolls’.
‘Twentieth Century Fox has always sought out new opportunities and the best distribution partners in each territory with in-depth local knowledge, and we feel that we’ve found the perfect partner in FilmOne. We look forward to working with FilmOne closely to get the best results from all our titles.’ said Paul Higginson, Fox’s Executive Vice President International Distribution (EMEA).