(Co-founder/Deputy Managing Director Filmhouse Group | Managing Director, The FilmOne Ltd)
Moses Babatope has over 20 years’ experience in film exhibition, production, distribution, aggregation, marketing, sales and operations management. As Managing Director of FilmOne, Moses has been the mastermind behind the global distribution of blockbuster films such as Battle on Buka Street, Born Again Stripper (Ijakumo), Passport, Omo Ghetto: The Saga, The Wedding Party films, A Trip to Jamaica, King of Thieves, King of Boys, The Merry Men Films, and Chief Daddy, to mention a few. He has also spearheaded international distribution partnerships with companies such as Walt Disney with whom FilmOne has delivered the highest grossing film of all time Black Panther Wakanda Forever, Warner Brothers who FilmOne has distributed blockbuster hits such as Barbie, Aquaman and Black Adam for, Empire Entertainment, and Sony Pictures who have experienced box office success working with FilmOne on films like Spiderverse and Spiderman No Way Home . Moses is an Executive Producer of Battle on Buka Street, Born Again Stripper, Passport, The Order of Things, Sugar Rush, The Wedding Party 1 and 2, The Set Up 1 and 2, Merry Men 1& 2, The Ghost & The Tout Too and another thirty plus films.
He is also a co-founder of Filmhouse Cinemas, Nigeria’s biggest cinema chain and the region’s sole partners to IMAX, Mediamation (MX4D) and DBOX.
Moses holds a Bachelor’s degree in Money banking & Finance and a Master’s degree in International finance, both from Middlesex University, London. He was endorsed as an Endeavor Entrepreneur in May 2019 and has been a panelist and speaker in several international film conferences. Moses was a Juror of the 2020/21 Nigeria Oscars Selection Committee and became an elected member of the 49th International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (organizers of the International Emmy Awards) in 2021. In June 2022, he was appointed by the academy a Juror of the 50th International Emmy Awards. Moses is Publisher and Editor In Chief of the annual Nigerian Box Office Year Book, a cinema industry publication that is well read and in it’s 4th edition.