The Silverbird Story

Silverbird Film Distribution Ltd (SFD) is a leading distribution company that prides itself on bringing vibrant and engaging content to the West African region. As a subsidiary of the Silverbird Group, SFD and Silverbird Cinemas are pioneers in the Nigerian Film Industry. Since 2007 SFD has represented major Hollywood Studios such as Sony and UIP (Universal and Paramount Pictures) as well as leading Nollywood producers.

The vision of Silverbird’s founder was to bring to life the Nigerian entertainment sector, SFD has since situated itself as a bedrock of the film industry. By working with major studios, leading producers and top exhibitors in the marketplace, SFD has helped contribute to the success of the Nigerian Box Office as well as the Nigerian economy.

SFD mission statement:

To be the strategic hub for an ever-expanding audience with a rich variety of films that range from Box Office hits to Academy Award winning dramas and comedies, through a viable and effective distribution network.

Our Achievements

  • The First Indigenous Film Distribution company in West Africa
  • Expanded from 1 cinema in Nigeria with 5 screens, to 208 screens throughout Nigeria, Ghana and Liberia
  • Exclusive distributor for Sony Pictures in West Africa
  • Exclusive distributor for UIP in Nigeria
  • Founding members of the Film Distribution Association of Nigeria
  • Partnered with a Global Streaming Service that caters to the Pan-African market
  • Distributed Box Office hits such as Jumanji, the John Wick series, and Fast and Furious

213 screens across:

Meet Our Family