Founded in 2015 by Marie Lora-Mungai and Tendeka Matatu, Restless Global works with the new generation of exceptional creative talents from across Africa and its diaspora to produce remarkable film and television content and distribute it through every channel of the growing African media landscape, including cinema, television, and VOD.
Restless Talent Management is the first global management agency to focus on African film and television talent. Restless TM nurtures the best African actors, screenwriters and directors, and works with them to map out their careers and achieve their goals. Restless TM’s services include career strategy, branding, PR, contract negotiation, project packaging and financing.
Restless TM is the host of “The Restless Pitch”, a live, fun and popular pitch event that takes place several times a year at various top film festivals across Africa and beyond. It is also currently being developed into a reality TV show.
Through its consulting arm, Restless TM holds talks, panels, workshops and training sessions for filmmakers, arts & culture professionals and institutions on topics such as the African film market, film finance in Africa, and distribution & marketing of African films.
Restless Productions is Restless Global’s film and television production arm. Comprised of Ten10 Films (London, Cape Town) and Buni Media (Nairobi, Los Angeles), Restless Productions develops and produces outstanding film and television projects for the pan-African or global market.
Through Ten10Films, Restless Productions has produced 11 films since 2004, including the award-winning “Abyss Boys”; the South African box ofﬁce hits “Material” and “Crazy Monkey”; and the action-drama epic “Gangster’s Paradise: Jerusalema”, which was South Africa’s ofﬁcial entry for the Academy Awards Foreign Language category in 2008.
Through Buni Media, Restless Productions has produced two of the most popular African television series of the past 5 years, the political satire programs The XYZ Show (10 seasons and more than 10 million viewers in Kenya) and Ogas At The Top (1 million views in 3 months in Nigeria).
Restless Productions operates studio facilities in Nairobi, Kenya, focused on television production and animation, and offers film and television production and post-production services in South Africa. Restless Productions also handles the dubbing of its content in French and Portuguese.
Restless Distribution manages the local and international sales of premium African content across all platforms: cinema, pay TV, free-to-air, and VOD.
Restless Distribution also acts as a third-party aggregator of African content for global VOD services such as Netflix and iTunes.
Restless Channels is Restless Global’s branded TV department, whose channels are carried on various pay TV and IPTV platforms across Africa, Europe and the US. Built from the best content produced or acquired by Restless Global, Restless Channels’ branded networks target an urban, high LSM, upwardly mobile and demanding pan-African audience with a mix of edgy television series and world-class cinema never seen before in the African media landscape.
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Source : Restless Global website, Juy 14th, 2015