London – Leading drama producer, Eleventh Hour Films (EHF), has signed a co-production deal with Luti Media to develop a slate of distinctive, exciting and original television dramas.
Jill Green, Managing Director of EHF, producer of hit dramas including Safe House, Foyle’s War, New Blood and Vexed, has teamed up with Luti Fagbenle, the founder of Luti Media, an award winning Production Company best known for music videos for artists such as Zayn Malik, Rita Ora, One Direction and Kanye West.
The intention is to pool their respective expertise and talent in drama production and youth facing content, to develop a unique slate of projects – both fiction and true story – and work with some of the most exciting, up and coming talent in the entertainment industry.
The co-production partnership has already secured its first script commission with C4. Laylah and the Universe is a witty drama penned by award-winning actor/writer/director O-T Fagbenle. They are also working with award-winning Director X on a distinctive music driven remaking of a famous legend.
Commenting on the deal, Green said: “Luti and I are very excited to produce content that will push boundaries, resonate with different broadcasters and attract a large, diverse audience. Our skills sets are very different and combined I know we’ll make a formidable team.”
Fagbenle said: “We are blown away by the prospect of working with Jill Green and her dynamic team at EHF. I know that this amazing partnership -with our background in producing high-end visuals and understanding of youth and music culture combined with their enormous wealth of experience in Television -will produce some distinctive work.”