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Reading: “I will bring Hollywood to Ghana” Los Angeles man set to build $350 million film studio in Ghana
Reading: “I will bring Hollywood to Ghana” Los Angeles man set to build $350 million film studio in Ghana

“I will bring Hollywood to Ghana” Los Angeles man set to build $350 million film studio in Ghana

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"I will bring Hollywood to Ghana" Los Angeles man set to build $350 million film studio in Ghana
"I will bring Hollywood to Ghana" Los Angeles man set to build $350 million film studio in Ghana

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.

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Festus Conteh is an international youth that functions conveniently in all forms of writing including article writing, news, script, content writing, constitution and project/proposal writing. Writing is fun to Festus and has brought fame and recognition in his clime. In 2019, he was awarded best upcoming writer in an online writing completion that was organized by the Association of Sierra Leonean Authors (ASLA). After his impactful contribution to national development and cohesion through writing, he was nominated for the African Genius Award for the Best Writer in Africa Award Category an award he lost to one of the greatest African Writers - Chinua Achebe. In 2022, Festus was one of the applicants to the Commonwealth Youth Council (CYC) as Vice Chairperson (Policy and Advocacy) a process that met imperil feedback. As a freelancer, Festus has written articles for magazines, newspapers, and media houses and his articles have attracted big media houses including BBC, Aljazeera and Legit. Ng and is the Head of Programs at Salone Messenger a public relations firm based in Sierra Leone with the latest news and information. He is the founder of Africa’s Wakanda a platform that spotlight the beauty of Africa. Festus is also a perpetual volunteer in life-changing causes and has shown great commitment and dedication to being a catalyst and solution to the challenges faced by young people like himself. Festus currently serves as the Secretary General of the Africa Youth Leaders movement which is a network of youth between the ages of 20 – 30 years who have shown achievement, leadership potential and commitment to make a difference. Festus is also the Africa Focal Point of Youth for Change Initiative, which is a platform through which young people can access resources, be empowered and given the opportunity to grow to become useful members of society who will participate in the development of their communities and nation. Along with another Africa Youth platform, Festus has Co-Founded the Future of Africa initiative which is an advocate forum with the aim to bring together local and international socio-economic stakeholders to support innovative programs aimed at advancing the radical and practical progress of adoption awareness-vulnerable children and youth and youth leadership-through interlinking local, regional and international resources and opportunities.