Jason Owen, President/CEO of Sandbox Leisure, and the Sony Music Leisure (SME) premium content material division have entered right into a improvement settlement to provide a slate of authentic long-form initiatives throughout a number of platforms and distributors.
Beneath the multi-year settlement, Sandbox Productions and SME will collaborate on the creation, manufacturing and distribution of scripted and unscripted content material in TV, movie and digital codecs, together with the event of a June Carter Money documentary movie.
Owen is the co-president of Monument Information (an imprint of Sony Music Leisure).
Previous to launching Sandbox Leisure in 2010, he additionally served as SVP of Artist Growth and Advertising and marketing for Common Music Group Nashville and Senior Director of Advertising and marketing and Expertise Relations at Columbia TriStar Tv.
Sony teamed up with Owen and producer/author Shane McEnally to launch the Nashville-based memorial in 2017.
That includes entry to the Money property, together with “by no means heard earlier than” interviews with members of the Money household and archival footage, the June Carter movie will hint June Carter’s roots and her musical journey, says Sandbox Productions and SME.
Corporations have additionally partnered on the premiere of love, tomA movie narrated by Grammy, Oscar and Golden Globe nominated songwriter Tom Douglas.
Sandbox Productions and SMEs say that Sandbox’s partnership with SMEs will seek the advice of and collaborate with a community of writers, administrators, on-screen expertise, musical artists and visible artists to supply inventive route on extra new and growing initiatives.
The Premium Content material Division of SMEs will ship and finance all of the three way partnership initiatives.
“Tom McKay and his staff at SMEs share the identical enthusiasm and fervour for considering the large image.”
Jason Owen mentioned: “I’m thrilled to announce the partnership of Sandbox Manufacturing with the premium content material division of SMEs.
“Tom McKay and his staff at SME share the identical enthusiasm and fervour for considering the large image and worth the significance of making participating content material for all audiences. We presently have a variety of movie and TV initiatives and I really like these unimaginable Cannot wait for everybody to see the works.”
“Jason is on the forefront of storytelling.”
Tom McKay, Sony Music Leisure
Tom McKay, President, Premium Content material, Sony Music Leisure, mentioned: “Jason is on the forefront of storytelling in Nashville and his relationships all through the leisure trade make him an unimaginable companion to work with.
“We’re impressed by their imaginative and prescient to deliver new life to beloved tales and stay up for persevering with our relationship with Sandbox Productions to achieve new audiences throughout all codecs.”
In November 2021, SMEs entered into an settlement with Snapchat to incorporate music from main document firm artists within the app’s library of licensed music.
This was adopted by the SME’s $45 billion partnership with Roblox, which entered right into a strategic partnership with the corporate in July.worldwide music enterprise