A leading film production company in Nigeria, inkblot productions, has announced its partnership with award-winning director Biodun Stephen, to write and direct its new project title ‘Big love’.
Co-founder of Inkblot Productions, Zulumoke Oyibo, expressed the company’s delight on the partnership for the upcoming project.
“Biodun Stephen is one of Nigeria’s most celebrated directors, with a distinct voice that constantly finds her audience. We are excited to have her on board for our upcoming movie,” she said. “This is a significant partnership for us and one that will undoubtedly yield exceptional results,” she added.
Big Love, a romantic drama, explores the eruption of love between Adil, a young and passionate man chasing his dreams, and Adina, a focused and independent woman making ends meet at a graduate training camp. Adina’s fears and a secret threaten their budding love.
Big Love is written, directed and produced by Biodun Stephen. Her feature film, Breaded Life, was well received at cinemas and was a continental hit on Netflix.
The film was also nominated at the 2022 Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards in the ‘Best Actress in a Comedy’ and the ‘Best Movie in West Africa’ categories.
Speaking on this partnership, she said “Inkblot Productions is at the forefront of African cinema, and I am excited to be working with them on this new project,” said Stephen. “I believe that together, we can create a truly groundbreaking film.”
Big Love is set to begin production in Lagos in the coming weeks and is billed for a July 2023 theatrical release. The film will be co-produced by Keme Bedford who had worked on film projects – Love in a Pandemic (2023), King of Boys and New Money.