Wavelength Joins Documentary ‘The Empire of Ebony’

February 25, 2021

Excited to announce we hopped on board a film chronicling The Johnson Publishing Company and their publications, Ebony and Jet. Director Lisa Cortés is producing The Empire of Ebony alongside producer Alyse Shorland and Academy Award winner Roger Ross Williams’s One Story Up in association with Wavelength. Currently in production, the doc will explore the media empire’s start as a small publishing company to its incredible growth into a brand with millions of readers.

“Through a visual archive spanning seventy-five years of the most important moments of African American life, The Empire of Ebony will be a revelatory story of entrepreneurship, innovation and Black love,” said Cortés.

For more information, read the Deadline article here.