Amazon Studios has signed a multi-year first look film deal with the film studio MACRO. Under the deal, Amazon has a first look at the films that the studio is considering for development and production.
The agreement is intended for Amazon to release feature films on its streaming service, Prime Video, in more than 240 countries and territories.
Charles D. King, Founder & CEO, MACRO, and James F. Lopez, President of MACRO Film Studios said in a joint statement:
“With our ongoing goal to share MACRO Film Studios’ premium and acclaimed content to a global audience, there really is no better partner than Amazon Studios.
“Their reach extends to a national and international core and they are known the world over for a business acumen and long-horizon strategic thinking that is simply unmatched. We believe we will do great things together.”
Jennifer Salke, head of Amazon Studios stated: “Charles, James, and the entire team at MACRO Film Studios have an incredible track record of championing diverse voices and delivering powerful, thought-provoking films.”
“We are thrilled to join in their vision by bringing these important stories to our customers around the world.”
MACRO is a company known for representing black people and people of colour. It was started back in 2015 and its film projects have 15 Oscar nominations as well as 3 wins.
Its talent slate includes Michael B. Jordan, Idris Elba, Taraji P. Henson, among other digital creators and brands.
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