Netflix announces plans to invest in African TV shows – Lifestyle

Netflix announces plans to invest in the African film industry.

According to the company’s vice president of international originals, Erik Barmack, an unspecified amount of original series will be commissioned in 2019.

He confirmed this during the Content London conference saying, Netflix’s Europe team is “in the process of looking at opportunities in Africa. It’s definitely the case that we’ll commission some series there in…2019.”

Reportedly, Netflix is already scouting for original scripts with local casts.


Netflix is ready to invest in Africa



Barmack went on to explain why the company is making this move. Predicting that international stories will soon be the world’s most-watched shows, he noted that commissioning series from Africa definitely…

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