Netflix and Realness Institute have announced a new partnership to create an Episodic Content Development Lab for writers in South Africa, Kenya and Nigeria.
Realness Institute will be committed to advancing a new wave of storytelling, while Netflix will deliver its expertise in episodic content development, production and insight into world trends.
“On Netflix, we believe that amazing stories come from everywhere and are loved everywhere,” says Dorothy Ghettuba, who leads the African Original Series in Africa.
“We strongly believe that Africa has a wealth of untold stories. As we grow our origins in Africa, partnerships with organizations such as Realness will help us achieve our goal of investing in writers who will offer diverse genres of authentic, local stories. which caters for every mood and will ensure that our members reflect their lives on screen. “