~ Brings International Artists to India ~
16th March, 2017, Mumbai: In its commitment to bring the best of the talent to the fore, Dazzlr has crossed yet another milestone. Dazzlr, a talent discovery platform that brings together actors, casting professionals, directors and producers, has announced its tie up with an ace African talent management company, Ascend Talent Management.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Vivek Bohra, Producer and Co-Founder, Dazzlr said, “Our aim is to promote talent from across the world. We are not restricted to any geographical boundaries, in fact the power and growth of box office of films that indulge in global talent is clearly evident even in top notch Hollywood films. There is tremendous scope for newer talent in our country as well as for our talent in different cinemas across the world. Ascend Talent Management is one of the biggest talent management company in Africa and we are glad to be associated with them.”
Adding on, Inya Lawal founder and Head Talent Management at Ascend Talent Management said, “We are always on the lookout for innovative ways to expand our entertainment network globally and the collaboration with Dazzlr is an exceptional illustration of that vision. It is good to see that Bollywood is more inclusive in taking on talent globally, as there are an incredible number of talented artistes across Africa. We are excited to be a crucial part of this move.”
The Indian entertainment industry is one of the largest in the world and international artists are keen to be a part of the same. The African entertainment industry is growing exponentially and encourages artists to pursue their field of interest. This collaboration will provide a quick and easy access to stimulate the industry without having to worry about distances, costs, etc.
“The Indian Film industry shoots around the world and we are always looking forward to cast talented actors in different locales so this step only adds to our resolution of making the casting eco-system of the world more accessible for actors and casting directors alike.” says Aadore, Mukherjee, Co-Founder, Dazzlr. Aadore has also been responsible for casting Big Ticket Bollywood Films such as Happy New Year and BaarBaarDekho in countries such as the UAE and UK.
Dazzlr by Quikr is a unique talent search platform that enables job seekers (actors, dancers, models, etc.) to connect with clients (directors, casting directors, production houses). This digital entertainment marketplace helps opportunity providers to find the right talent with the help of smart cast technology; enabling talent to build portfolios, upload images and videos on the app to showcase their credentials and also making talent discovery process highly simplified and quick.
The app can be easily downloaded from the PlayStore on Android and the App Store on Apple.
ABOUT ASCEND TALENT MANAGEMENT
With a slew of some of Africa’s biggest film makers and actors, Ascend Talent Management is one of the leading international Talent Management and production agencies out of Africa. The company’s talents include award winning actors like OC Ukeje, Joke Silva, Nse Ikpe-Etim, Joselyn Dumas, Kehinde Bankole, Chris Attoh, Lala Akindoju, Ade Laoye, Ifeanyi Dike and celebrated film makers like Shirley Frimpong-Manso and Tope Oshin. Ascend’s productions include two stage plays for the Lagos Theatre Festival in partnership with the British Council and the upcoming film, Potato Potahto. Ascend Talent Management is run by co-founder and producer, Sarah Inya Lawal.
For more information visit www.ascendtm.com.