Mnet was our first partner. To diversify the schedule more, Thema TV has included Gospel programmes in between some films. The agreement with Mnet was signed off on March 2011 after numerous negotiations in 2010. Download Free Reports. Five themes are highlighted: Endemol Africa: What have we done?
Looking forward, the new channel is indeed of large impact for the dissemination of Nollywood films to its fans across francophone markets. South Africa: Mnet initially made a call for this content acquisition and Thema got the contract.
Distribution will start in France this month. Who have we worked for?
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The other novelty is that the channel offers Nollywood films entirely in French via full dubbing and not simply sub-titling or synths. Last week, Paris-based Thema officially launched a unique new TV channel for francophone markets based on Nollywood movies. Broadcast EN Issue no.
Top Story. We received programmes from Mnet in December 2011 and started dubbing them in January 2012. Multiplay telecoms operator 'Free' is the first one to adopt the channel as part of the 'Bouquet Africain Premium' which costs 9.
The original bouquet was thus enriched but audience feedback told us that what was missing was a fictional channel with films from Africa, especially from popular Nollywood. Investment News - In Brief. Thema purchased distribution rights for francophone territories. Thema started promoting African culture in France a few years back with the "Bouquet Africain": Subscribe to our Newsletters here.
For more information on Nollywood TV, go to www. It took us more than a year to put it together.