ABOUT US

BACKGROUND

Blacknation Video Network (BNVN) is a subsidiary of YouthContent Communications PTY, Ltd and an independent digital, and television production agency that produces #POPLITICAL content aimed at the Pan African Youth. The company is led by Andrew and Thulasizwe Simelane, and is a level 1 B-BBEE contributor that has a functional internship programme for students from film schools in Johannesburg, i.e. SABC TV School, AFDA, City Varsity, etc.

Over the past 6 years, YouthContent Communications has incubated more than 50 content producers and administration interns, and produced more than R 2,5 Million of content for the BlackNation Video Network, the YouYube platform.

This content includes a web-series, specials as well as entertainment studio shows. All the content is between 3-15 minutes, depending on the subject and relevancy. The content is mostly broadcast on mobile devices and laptop computers throughout Africa.

 

SHAREHOLDERS

Management: 90%

Employee Fund: 10%

Additional Breakdown: 100% Black and 10% Female Ownership

YouthContent Communications PTY, Ltd is a Level 1 B-BBEE contributor.

 

CURRENT PRODUCTION/CONTENT – BN VIDEO NETWORK

  • BlackNation Music (Music Show, including videos)
  • POPLitical News
  • Cult Business
  • Specials / Campaigns
  • Youth Cult (Web-Series) / PREMIUM/SUBSCRIPTION SERVICE

 

THE PLATFORM – YOUTUBE / BLACKNATION VIDEO NETWORK

  • Subscribers: 800
  • Channel Views: 130 000
  • Average Views Per Video: 400
  • Content Count: 240 Videos

 

CONTACT DETAILS

Andrew Simelane

Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer

andrews@blacknation.co.za

www.blacknation.co.za

011 403 1245