In a surprising turn of events, the acclaimed director Editi Effiong and veteran actor Richard Mofe-Damijo (RMD) have joined forces once again, following the monumental success of their latest collaboration, ‘The Black Book.’
During an enlightening panel discussion at the Africa International Film Festival (AFRIFF), Editi Effiong dropped a bombshell announcement that sent shockwaves through the entertainment industry. The dynamic duo, Effiong and Mofe-Damijo, revealed that they are embarking on their next project together, marking a new chapter in their creative partnership.
The big reveal didn’t stop there. Effiong disclosed that an unprecedented merger and acquisition had taken place, with Anakle Films officially taking over the assets of RMD Productions. This strategic move signifies a powerful collaboration that aims to redefine the landscape of African cinema.
In an unexpected twist, Richard Mofe-Damijo has assumed the role of Chairman at Anakle Films, solidifying his commitment to the future of the film industry. This transition comes on the heels of the phenomenal success of ‘The Black Book,’ their 2023 Netflix film that not only dominated global Netflix charts but also amassed over 70 million views within just three weeks of its release.
The visionary director, Editi Effiong, shed light on the genesis of this groundbreaking deal, revealing that it all unfolded during a pivotal phone call. Mofe-Damijo, having decided to step away from film productions, found common ground with Effiong, ultimately leading to the formation of this strategic alliance.
Industry insiders are buzzing with anticipation as the merger promises a fusion of creative genius and business acumen. With Effiong and Mofe-Damijo at the helm of Anakle Films, fans can expect a new era of innovative storytelling and cinematic excellence from this dynamic duo.