MultiChoice Group is Africa's leader in video entertainment with more than three decades of producing and showcasing local and international content and sport. MCG is the largest producer of original content on the African Continent with approximately 73,000 hours of co-produced and commissioned titles in our library. Local content remains a strategic differentiator, with more than 3,000 hours of local content produced in FY23 for more than 22 million subscribers.
MultiChoice Studios is the content sales and distribution arm for MCG. The division manages a vast range of categories and genres in the catalogue including Africa's largest classic library of feature films, short stories and documentaries from award winning film makers.
Annually, we add thousands of hours of premium African content. Among the upcoming productions is the eagerly awaited Shaka iLembe which will be released this year. Our originals and co-productions include audience favourites such as Trackers, Dam, Lioness, Steinheist, Tinsel, Devilsdorp, Chasing the Sun, Donkerbos and DiepCity. The International Emmy nominated telenovela The River which is currently in its sixth season has won 27 SAFTA awards to date and received more than 50 nominations.
We are the largest producer of authentic African stories produced by, and starring the best in African talent, making it sought-after not only within our core African markets but also globally. MultiChoice Group content is available for sale and distribution globally via Multichoice Studios.