Nana Dakrabo I, Mpuntuhene (Development Chief) of Akonoma in the Asebu in the Central Region of Ghana is building a 350 million dollar state-of-the-art film studio and production house, dubbed “Dakrabo 1 Studios”. Dakrabo Is a Los Angeles-born entrepreneur, has entered into a partnership with WEG Studios in Washington D.C., musician and producer Koby Maxwell, actor Michael Blackson, and other notable people to help bring the project to life.
Nana announced his groundbreaking project with great enthusiasm on his instagram page, saying “I will bring Hollywood to Ghana. I’ve been working so hard and I finally get an opportunity to share. I’m bringing a world-class film studio with a recording studio, concert hall, and a film/music school in my region of Ghana. This will be the first film studio in all of West Africa. I thank Jesus for the vision and for putting the people in my life that believe in this project and add tremendous value.”
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This project is a major milestone in Ghana’s journey to becoming the regional center of the cinematic and music industries. With the construction of Dakrabo 1 Studios, filmmakers, producers, and entertainers in the region will now have access to high-end production and training facilities which will drastically improve the quality of their work. It is certainly an exciting time for the African entertainment industry and we look forward to the growth that this project will bring.