Ava DuVernay is taking a web page out of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s playbook, as a result of she simply signed a multiyear cope with Spotify. Through the partnership, the 48-year-old filmmaker will produce unique podcast exhibits that can “amplify a variety of voices and perspectives,” Spotify advised Variety in a assertion on Jan. 21. The challenge will likely be overseen by Array Filmworks President Sarah Bremner.
“We couldn’t be more excited to begin this new creative journey.”
“Recognizing the undeniable power of voice and sound, I’m thrilled to extend Array’s storytelling into the realm of podcasts,” DuVernay stated in a assertion to Variety. “The opportunity to work with Lydia Polgreen [Gimlet Media’s managing director] and her passionate team drew us to Spotify as a home for our audio narratives and we couldn’t be more excited to begin this new creative journey.”
In a separate assertion, Polgreen added, “Ava DuVernay and her team at Array are at the forefront of telling powerful stories about the most pressing issues of our time.”
DuVernay now joins the ranks of stars with Spotify offers together with the Duke and Duchess of Sussex and Michelle and Barack Obama. We cannot wait to see what DuVernay has in retailer for us!
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