Malala Joins Apple to Produce Films, Dramas and More

Malala Yousafzai has announced the expansion of her partnership with Apple Inc to produce dramas, children’s series and documentaries.

Malala Yousafzai has announced the expansion of her partnership with Apple Inc to produce dramas, children’s series, documentaries and animations for streaming services on Apple TV+.

Malala’s new production company, Extracurricular join Apple TV+’s content creators which include Oprah Winfrey, Will Smith, Octavia Spencer and Jennifer Aniston. This was announced by the iPhone maker in a blog post on its website on International Women’s Day.

“I hope that through this partnership, I will be able to bring new voices to this platform, to this stage,” Malala told in an interview. “I hope that through me, more young people and girls will watch these shows, get inspired.”

Malala, the documentary was previously produced by Apple in 2015. The two next collaborated with her Malala Fund in 2018 to promote secondary education to girls across the planet.

“I believe in storytelling because it has been part of my life, it was my story that inspired so many people around the world to realise that not all girls have access to education,” Malala said.

As the world celebrated International Women’s Day on Monday, Malala asked women to pause and admire everything that they have achieved in life so far.
“I want every girl and woman to be proud of herself, to be proud of all that she has achieved in her life,” she said.

“I believe in the power of stories to bring families together, forge friendships, build movements and inspire children to dream. And I’m thrilled to partner with AppleTV to help bring new stories to life – and to support women, young people, writers and artists in reflecting the world as they see it.

Today I’m announcing a multi-year programming partnership with Apple TV+  that will span dramas, comedies, documentaries, animation and children’s series,” Malala wrote on her Instagram page.


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