Kojima Productions Opens Up New LA Office Focusing on Film and Music


Kojima Productions has introduced the opening of a brand new movie, music, and TV division in LA. Leading the brand new division is PlayStation veteran Riley Russel. Kojima Productions LA will focus on utilizing the corporate’s IPs to create movie, TV, and music tasks. The information comes nearly a decade after Konami initially introduced the closing of Kojima Productions’ Los Angeles studio.

The new LA studio shall be totally different from its predecessor although—and not simply on the truth that it’s not below Konami. While the unique Kojima Productions centered on game growth and labored on titles equivalent to Metal Gear Solid V, the brand new LA division can have a spotlight past video game media. Joining the staff to go up the brand new division is Riley Russel, a 28-year business veteran who beforehand served as PlayStation’s chief authorized officer and VP of enterprise affairs.

Specifically, Kojima Productions LA will work with leisure business professionals in Los Angeles, which means we might get some Death Stranding movie and tv variations quickly. Russel actually implies so, stating that the corporate will “be tasked with working with creative and talented professionals in television, music and film, as well as the more familiar games industry.” He later provides “The team has as its charter, the goal of expanding the reach and awareness of the properties now under development at Kojima Productions, and to make them even more a part of our popular culture.”

Kojima Productions enterprise growth supervisor Yoshiko Fukuda additionally states that the corporate is seeking to discover new methods to entertain followers “in a fast-moving, ever changing storytelling world.” She additionally reiterates that the brand new division is seeking to current its artistic narratives “beyond videogames” with the intention to discover new methods for followers to speak and immerse themselves.

Hideo Kojima himself teased that his firm can be going into TV and filmmaking over two years ago. A report from earlier this yr additionally signifies that Kojima Productions will reveal its subsequent game “quite soon.”

[Source: Gamesindustry]