EXCLUSIVE: The TV and film arm of Quality Control, the label behind hip-hop artists including Lil Yachty and Migos, has entered into a co-production deal with Trioscope Studios, the company behind Netflix’s hybrid animated drama The liberator.
The two companies will develop television series through the deal and are already in development on their first project – a horror series about the African-American struggle in America based on a graphic novel.
The deal will see them develop projects using Trioscope animation techniques to develop scripted programming from Quality Control’s stable of artists, as well as athletes.
Besides Migos and Lil Yachty, Quality Control, which was founded by Kevin ‘Coach K’ Lee and Pierre ‘Pee’ Thomas, releases records from artists such as Lil Baby and City Girls and also manages artists such as Cardi B and Trippie Redd. like NFL stars such as Alvin Kamara of the New Orleans Saints and D’Andre Swift of the Detroit Lions.
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The TV and cinema division of Quality Films, headed by Brian Sher, produces projects including City Girls – The Series, a five-part YouTube series on the group’s recent album City on Lock, Instagram Live series Mastery and is working with Mattel Films on a film franchise based on the Uno card game with and produced by Lil Yachty.
Thomas, Lee and Sher will work with Trioscope leaders LC Crowley, Greg Jonkajtys and Brandon Barr via the deal.
Trioscope flagship project The liberator (left), an animated adult war drama created and written by Jeb Stuart, launched on Netflix in November. The company, created by Stuff You Should Know producer Crowley and Barr and former LucasFilm and Industrial Light & Magic VFX creator Greg Jonkajtys, uses new hybrid animation technology that combines cutting edge CGI with live performance. . He is currently working on new projects such as Netflix, Dark Horse Comics and some unique features.
Lee, Quality Control, said, “We are thrilled to partner with the Trioscope team and technology to tell unique and compelling stories that speak to all facets of the Black experience. This is the interest of Quality Films. “
“We prioritize opportunities that redefine how our animated theater platform can shape the way stories are experienced,” added Crowley of Trioscope. “Quality control has revolutionized the music industry and has a monumental influence on American pop culture; Through our partnership, we will create a unique fusion of culture and animation to take television to the next level.