Damon Dash has always been interested in cinema and has had success in the past with projects like the State ownership franchise and Fully paid which was based on the infamous New York drug traffickers Alpo Martinez, Rich Porter and Azie Faison. In recent years he has produced films under his Damon Dash Studios banner as well as shows like “Growing Up Hip Hop”.
The former Roc-A-Fella music director recently partnered with black-owned film distribution company Homestead Entertainment to help independent filmmakers bring their content to audiences. Under the terms of the agreement, the Dame Dash Studios banner will host film, television and digital content for the partnership and Homestead will handle the global distribution of films acquired under the agreement.
âI’ve always talked about the importance of black ownership in the entertainment industry and how black businesses need to be involved in every part of the process, both in the music and film business. We are delighted to partner with Homestead Entertainment and its visionary management team. Homestead’s industrial expertise and the breadth of its resources provide us with an unprecedented opportunity to expand our reach and pursue our mission of identifying, producing and now distributing authentic content from often overlooked content creators â Dash said. Deadline.
Filmmakers are encouraged to submit their content through DameDashDistribution.com.