Black-owned distribution studio, Faith Media Distribution, creating opportunities for diverse talent through a media platform and partnerships with major networks
Faith Media Distribution exists to give underrepresented creatives a platform through which their voices can be heard, their stories appreciated and their talents celebrated.
LOS ANGELES, March 30, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Faith Media Distribution, an innovative black-owned distribution studio run by entertainment moguls Manny and Yolanda Halley and director of the film, Rodney Turner II, offers writers, directors and actors a platform to tell diverse and distinctive stories.
Creating an avenue for independently created content to reach the masses, Faith Media has produced ten films and is currently in production on three television series.
“We are happy to have this platform to give multicultural talents from diverse backgrounds the chance to have their voices heard without waiting. Hollywood to give them permission,” said Manny HalleCEO and Founder of Faith Media Distribution and Manny Halley Productions, the first independent distribution studio to release a trilogy over a two-year period with premiere ratings records.
Established in 2017, the studio made its film debut, in partnership with Imani Media Group, with True to the Game, starring Columbus runs (Scandal), Vivica A. Fox (Kill Bill Vol 1) and the late Nelsan Ellis (True blood). Faith Media Distribution creates and markets for urban audiences and has established a reputation as a provider of culturally relevant content that achieves commercial success and critical acclaim. With its most recent film project, True to the Game 3, which made its global television debut last night on BET as part of a marathon screening of the trilogy, Faith Media Distribution is leading the way in the industry. entertainment with independently owned and produced content. made by and with dynamic independent creatives.
Fulfilling its mission to impact global audiences by creating the stage/platform for artists, filmmakers and producers to tell incredible stories, Faith Media Distribution is driven by an entrepreneurial culture and commitment to providing an outlet that empowers and promotes creative expression. In 2021, while many major studios pulled titles from theaters and streamed them, Faith Media Distribution continued by releasing films nationwide, including Dutch films with Lance Gross (House of Payne) and rapper Gunna, Real Talk with Divine Loretta (Waiting to Exhale), A Holiday Chance featuring Sharon Leal (This Christmas) alongside Nafessa Williams (Black Lightning), and True to the Game 3 with Vivica A Fox and Columbus runs resume their roles.
In addition to the aforementioned feature films, upcoming projects from the distribution studio include Soulmates, a horror-thriller that was one of 26 films awarded a California state tax credit, Aftershock: Nicole Bell’s Storya biographical drama about Nicole Paultre Bellactivist and fiancée of Sean Bell who was shot by the NYPD on their wedding day in 2006, Champagne and Wayward. Through partnerships with Viacom, Netflix, Amazon, BET, iTunes, Google Play, Microsoft Movies & TV, Redbox VOD, Dish, Comcast Xfinity, Spectrum, Cox, Verizon Fios, DirectTV, Rogers VOD- Canada, and Telus VOD-Canada, Faith Media Distribution is forging strong ties with some of the biggest entertainment networks; all for the advancement of talented independent producers, directors and artists to make their dreams come true by calling the shots.
ABOUT FAITH MEDIA DISTRIBUTION
Faith Media Distribution is a streamlined, highly focused, audience-focused distribution company with the flexibility and agility to continually respond to the urban consumer market. There is no existing business with a development and production model that creates, distributes and markets to urban audiences at the rate they can. In a short time, Faith Media has built a reputation for consistently delivering urban-themed cinematic products that are commercial, critical and ratings successes.
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