Updated Mar 27, 2019

TV serial documentary drama production with project titled (A MARK WITH A SMILE) aka GH Apaafour / GH Labourers

https://soultownkinema.org (under construction)

Nana baah-ye Akuoko-nketia

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The number of digital original series has increased exponentially from $5.5 billion to $13 billion from 2013 to 2017. Though, Africa’s market is excruciatingly high yet almost all series are from the foreign TV production companies.

STK, in partnership with Holyworld Entertainment Centre, Goshen Bliss Entertainment House, Broadcast Consult and Focii Video Creatives are producing 7 seasons of 14 episodes at 50 minutes TV series entitled A mark with a smile developed and written by Nana Baah-ye Akuoko-Nketia. The concept is an adaptation from 4 manuscripts The role for TV License, the 4 Ws and H of TV License, Restructurin...
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STK, in partnership with Holyworld Entertainment Centre, Goshen Bliss Entertainment House, Broadcast Consult and Focii Video Creatives are producing 7 seasons of 14 episodes at 50 minutes TV series entitled A mark with a smile developed and written by Nana Baah-ye Akuoko-Nketia. The concept is an adaptation from 4 manuscripts The role for TV License, the 4 Ws and H of TV License, Restructuring broadcasting, Disorderliness and 3 government of Ghana policies One district One factory, The beautification of the city and planting for food & jobs policies based on 7 SDG programmes on No poverty, No hunger, good health and well-being, clean water and sanitation, industrial innovation and infrastructure, peace Justice and strong institution and partnership to achieve the goals. Producing in duration of a-season a year, will take seven years in completion with the breakdowns as follows; Season One – The Producer’s Cry is the baby, Season Two – Kill Corruption ; Season Three – GH Apaafour; Season four – The Bountiful Beautiful Ghana (BBG) ; Season five – The Plastic Plights, Season Six – The Move for Music and Season Seven – Akuafour at The Fan Milk Avenue. After completing of shooting, the film will be available on TV Stations in African & the world and on the Web.
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Stage 4: Transition to Scale

STK producing 7 seasons of 14 episodes at 50 minutes duration each for the Africa market. Currently has 30 episodes of scripts representing 2 seasons ready for shooting.
Registered in Ghanain Ghana

Focus Areas:

Workforce Development, Agriculture, Waste Management and 7 MoreSEE ALL

Workforce Development, Agriculture, Waste Management, Economic Growth and Trade, Communications and Media, Environment, Economic Empowerment, Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), Positive Youth Development and School-to-Work TransitionSEE LESS

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Key Partners
10,000,000
Customers
10
Employees
$10,000
Funds Raised to Date

Problem

The world turning digital, have vented many new TV station, increasing the demand for TV programs. In Africa, lack of funding for developing the local TV content programs have been impossible making these stations depend on foreign contents in meeting their air time demand. The viewing demand for TV series is on the rise such that advertisers are willing to pay huge sums to advertise their products.

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Solution

Soultown KiNEMA (STK) a Multimedia company established for the sole purpose of setting standards of professionalism, creativity and excellence in the production of 3D comic and animation productions, TV Series productions, with film and documentary as its minors have gathered an impressive collection of "timeless" new stories produced by the CEO is producing a 7 season of 14 episodes at 50 minutes duration documentary drama A MARK WITH A SMILE based on 7 SDG programmes from 4 manuscripts.

Target Beneficiaries

1. The TV Stations &The Web Series platform on the internet. 2. Media Stations - Restructuring broadcasting; without the Music, Arts and Culture of the people broadcasting is meaningless The broadcasting stations have the requisite rite to deploy the music industry. 3. The Creative Industry - reducing the unemployment situations in the Africa in encouraging freelancers. 4. The general populace and TV viewers.

Mission and Vision

The mission is to provide quality TV programs, TV series, comics and animations (cartoons) in promoting the social African life styles and provide for the Local content demand of TV stations. The vision is to use Television programs to educate the youth and the populace on social vices which keeps increasing and the ignorance of the African life style due to the influx of foreign programs.

Competitive Advantage

1. The advantage STK is having over these local very few production companies is, we have the best of foreign expertise. The Director is a renowned Canadian film director Denis Chattaway and the post production company is Focii Video Creatives based in Chicago USA. 2. STK's production is based on social development of the people. 3. STK has a timeless collection of scripts capable of meeting any world market of the film industry.

Planned Goals and Milestones

We are currently soliciting for funding to start production through fund raising programs. Currently we have 30 episodes ready for production which represents the first-two seasons of 14 episodes each. With every season costing $700,000 making the 7 seasons costing $4,900,000.00
Funding Goal700,000
Projected Cumulative Lives Impacted30,000,000
New Implemented CountriesGambia, The, Cameroon, Nigeria, Liberia, Kenya, South Africa, Sierra Leone
Recruit5 Production Companies, 7 member board, 25 production team, 5 internship trainees, 5 main Characters, and 30 extras. 2 Food Vendors, Blue Crest University - Training Center, Boutique & Fashion Agency
New FeatureIssues to solve include the plastic waste, selling of waste on the streets, introducing new methods of carting refuse from homes and cities.

The Team Behind the Innovation

1. The Project is Lead by Nana Naah-ye Akuoko-Nketia - CEO Soultown KiNEMA & formally of Ghana Broadcasting Corp. Writer & Concept Developer 2. Special Consultant - Dennis Chattaway - A Canadian TV Director. 3. Director - Richard J. Y. Boateng - A Ghanaian Film director trained in India Film School. 4. Art Director - Paul Maina - Focii Video Creative - An American Art Director from Chicago 5. Focii Video Creative - The post Production Company based in Chicago USA.

EXECUTIVE TEAM INCLUDES WOMEN AND YOUTH

Milestone

May 2019
Key Partnership
 
as part of
 Sida Partnership Forum
May 2019
Key Partnership
ORGANIZATIONUnited NationsUnited Nations 
as part of
 SDG Global Festival of Action Bonn
Mar 2019
Recognition ReceivedPENDING
Feb 2019
Recognition ReceivedPENDING
ORGANIZATIONBerlinale 
as part of
 World Cinema Fund
Nov 2017
Recognition ReceivedPENDING
 
as part of
 Introductory Letter

Supporting Materials

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10th-West.pdf
Badge-SDG-Global-Festival-of-Action.pdf