Nana Appiah Mensah said with confidence that, he will help the country specifically youth in the creative Industry gain financial independence, in view of that, one of the arms of media giant, Zylofon Media has launched its newest initiative, Zylofon View, a cinema platform for movie premieres.
Zylofonview.com is an online platform from Zylofon Arts Fund, which will exclusively premier Ghanaian movies to enable producers get their movies to the public, without much stress as was faced time back.
The portal which is targeted at being Ghana’s number one online cinema where only current movies from Ghana can be premiered and purchased is a pay per view website where the payment mode could be via VisaCard, MasterCard, Stripe, PayPal and MTN Mobile Money.
After Zylofon Arts Fund (ZAF), a credit relief fund with non interest, was introduced to support the various art arms of the country, zylofonview.com, has been introduced to support this initiative.
Speaking at the launch, Board member of Zylofon Arts Fund Nana Brew said that apart from the platform’s intention to help film producers to make more money from around the world, it is also to create jobs and showcase Ghana’s creativity around the world.
According to him, Zylofon Arts Fund is a non profit making and that the motivation is not how much of your money the entity wants, in helping hand for producers to monetize their creativity.
Brew encouraged producers and actors to patronize and support the Zylofonview, in order to boost the prominence of the Arts and Tourism in Ghana.
He further stated that, this scheme is going to go a long way to get the movie industry to travel outside the shores of Ghana.
“Take advantage of this network to promote your work and get the international community to notice your talent in order to build a massive network”, he added.
Nana Brew also highlighted the fact that, in order to create cognizance on the success of the scheme, and to ensure that producers pay actors what they are due, earnings from the Zylofonview.com, will be published to the general public.
This comes after Zylofon Arts Fund provided funds to some creative arts people to produce their works earlier his year. The fund has also collaborated with Watch & Dine Cinemas in Kumasi to hold movie premieres.
In a bid to help resuscitate the ailing film industry, they have also laid down plans to release movies periodically in collaboration with some movie producers.
Zylofon Art Fund Office used the opportunity to urge all film producers who have current movies which are commercially viable but have not been placed online yet, to submit their works to ZAF for scrutiny and uploads onto the platform.