Australian creative studio KOJO today announces that its production company, KOJO Entertainment, has entered into a strategic partnership with Greg Silverman’s Stampede Ventures’ through its International Division.
Stampede Ventures, based in the United States, has partnered with KOJO to develop a slate of feature films and television series for the international market. The projects will be fully produced in Australia with a focus on Australian Intellectual Properties with Australian writing, creative and directing talent.
“We are very proud to partner with Dale and his team at KOJO for this international partnership,” said JP Sarni, Head of International Content and Worldwide Content Acquisitions at Stampede Ventures. “Their studio has a terrific track record as creative, production and business partners across Australia, and we’re thrilled to help expand that vision worldwide with a bold slate of franchise properties from original voices. As Stampede Ventures looks to the global market, we are curating IP and original content for 20+ countries, and Australia is a major focus for us in Film, Television, Streaming and Audio. Australia is so rich with talented storytellers and media artists – we’re privileged to spend time here and build a new content stream alongside them.”
“Our purpose as a company is to captivate audiences globally, we are excited to align with Stampede Ventures to produce compelling stories of scale that will resonate around the world.” said Dale Roberts, Group Managing Director, KOJO. “We see this alliance as a major opportunity for our company, but also for our Australian producing partners, creatives and production crews who we have worked with for the past 28 years. Australia has a wealth of highly skilled talent and we are committed to taking our stories, creativity and production skills to markets globally”.
The companies have commenced work on their combined slate offering and will look to announce several new projects through the partnership in 2020.