300 Leisure, owned and operated by longtime trade government Kevin Liles, has expanded because it launches a movie and content material division, 300 Studios.
In line with The Hollywood Reporter, 300 Studios will likely be run by Liles, the chairman and CEO of 300 Leisure and Elektra Music Group. He has employed former Viacom government Kelly G. Griffin who was introduced on as head of artistic technique, and Nolan Baynes would be the common supervisor of 300 Studios.
“I’ve devoted my profession to telling the story of our tradition and investing within the artists and creatives who’ve formed it around the globe. With 300 Studios, I sit up for incubating, creating, and producing content material for all codecs that inform the essential and impressed tales from the subsequent technology of cultural innovators,” Liles mentioned in a written assertion.
The primary undertaking from 300 Studios is RACE: Bubba Wallace, a Netflix docuseries about the one full-time Black race automotive driver within the NASCAR Cup Collection, Bubba Wallace. The documentary follows Wallace as he competes on Michael Jordan and Denny Hamlin’s 23XI racing group. The race automotive driver can even converse out about racial injustice.
300 Studios presently has roughly 20 works in manufacturing. The tasks vary from unbiased motion pictures and music life-style sequence to episodic TV content material and podcasts.
300 Leisure has a roster of artists, together with Megan Thee Stallion, who obtained Finest New Artist honors at this 12 months’s Grammy Awards, Younger Thug, and his label Younger Stoner Life, Gunna, Fetty Wap, Extremely Suspect, Mary J. Blige, and plenty of different artists.
This announcement comes on the heels of current information that Warner Music Group (WMG) acquired 300 Leisure, co-founded by Liles and Lyor Cohen.
300 Leisure was based almost 10 years in the past in 2012 by Liles and Cohen and fellow co-founders Roger Gold and Todd Moscowitz. In line with sources, Monetary Instances reported that the corporate was bought to Warner Music Group for greater than $400 million. Cohen, who presently works at YouTube, mentioned: “300 is a lifestyle and is in superb arms.”