Kojima Productions has launched a new division for music, film, and TV. The new division will be based in Los Angeles.
Gamesindustry.biz reported that the new division will take Kojima Production into new mediums. The team will be led by Riley Russell who had previously worked for Playstation for 28 years in various roles including chief legal officer and VP of business affairs.
“The new division will be tasked with working with creative and talented professionals in television, music, and film, as well as the more familiar games industry,” says Russell.
“The team has as its charter, the goal of expanding the reach and awareness of the properties now under development at Kojima Productions and to make them, even more, a part of our popular culture. Although we are a global organization, the new business development team will be centered in Los Angeles, CA. We are truly excited and looking forward to working with the very best entertainment talent we can, across all of the entertainment industries.”
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Additionally, Kojima Productions business development manager Yoshiko Fukuda also commented on the new division:
“Finding new ways to entertain, engage and offer value to our fans is essential in a fast-moving, ever changing storytelling world. Our new division will take the studio into even more areas that present our creative narratives beyond videogames and to open up ways for our fans to communicate and immerse themselves in these spaces.”
Kojima Productions, named after its founder and director Hideo Kojima is most well known for creating the Metal Gear Solid series with Konami, and most recently the acclaimed adventure game Death Stranding.
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