MACRO by Charles King has signed a first agreement with Amazon. Multi-year deal will see independent outfit behind titles as top picture nominee Judas and the Black Messiah develop, package and produce projects.
On the feature film side, MACRO is behind films that include Sorry to bother you, fences, just mercy and muddy.
“With our ongoing goal of sharing MACRO Film Studios’ premium and acclaimed content with global audiences, there really is no better partner than Amazon Studios,” King and MACRO President James Lopez said in a joint press release. “Their reach extends to a national and international core and they are known around the world for their business acumen and long-term strategic thinking that is simply unmatched. We believe we will do great things together.
“Charles, James and the entire team at MACRO Film Studios have an incredible track record of championing diverse voices and making powerful, thought-provoking films,” added Jennifer Salke, Director of Amazon Studios.
MACRO’s next slate includes a Netflix sci-fi feature They cloned Tyronethe documentary directed by Lisa Cortes ebony empireand the drama Young. Savage. freee, with Algee Smith, Mike Epps and Sanaa Lathan.
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