Comedian, actor and film producer, Ayo AY Makun has joined forces with a primary Chinese movie group to shoot his next project, a 30 Days in China.
The deal, championed by AY, will be the first main film collaboration between the Chinese movie industry and Nollywood.
In an Instagram article by AY, who was recently throughout China, the film producer together with actor revealed that he had a meeting together with executives of Huawen Movie team, an arm of the Huahua Media.
AY designed history when he signed major manage Chinese movie group to produce a mix cultural movie, ’30 Days throughout China’.
30 Days throughout China meeting holding at Huawen Movie group office… we are checking out a brighter future for Nollywood, he captions the picture regarding himself at the Chinese office on the media group.
AY is joined on the trip by Mr. Wang, chairman Huahua Media, and Moses Babatope on the Filmone Entertainment.
In a chat with CNN Africa, Babatope says the Chinese collaboration can open up Nollywood to Chinese movie theater audience and create better quality movies.
AY is sure his collaboration together with Chinese movie group to produce ’30 Days in China’ is a good step up right direction.
“We will be exposed to a beneficial and moving Chinese film market place. It’s like skipping many challenges and getting access to an existing mature market, ” Babatope said.
AY’s entry into Nollywood was with the production of 30 Days in Atlanta. The production shot in cooperation with the Atlanta government was a smash that paved the way for Nigerian amusing films in cinemas.
30 Days in China joins Makun’s comedic franchise, which includes ’30 days throughout Atlanta’ and ’10 days throughout Sun City,’ where he films escapades in new countries.