Four Screens is a mission first management, development and production company that continues to create innovative content highlighting and celebrating voices from marginalized groups. The company is operated by industry veterans of over 20 years.

Motivated to provide more opportunities and level the playing field for under-represented talent, the hands-on Producer and Dealmaker, Messiah Jacobs along with Creative Director and Producer, Nicole Beckett are transforming the ways agreements are managed, constructed, financed and greenlit. The two met over 15 years ago on set when Jacobs who was working in production and Beckett who was a costume designer, quickly bonded over their shared desire for more representation and equality in Entertainment.

 “When you look at under-represented talent, you do not see strong African American management companies in Hollywood. We are doing just that,” said Jacobs. “Four Screens is a disruptive force because we’re looking to make lasting change. Not just one project, one movie or one TV show but lasting inclusion for the culture.”

The admirably successful company has worked with some of the biggest names in Hollywood, the that includes Billy Dee Williams,Tiffany Hadish, Vivica A. Fox, Robert Townsend, Monica Calhoun. They currently represent the Estates of Heavy Weight Boxing Champion Joe Frazier and Founding Member of Wu-Tang Clan, Ol’ Dirty Bastard.

Helping to navigate and facilitating chances for minority creators to maximize their brand visibility while retaining ownership in the intellectual property in an industry that historically is structurally designed for their content and ownership to be sidelined or denied. While Hollywood has been slow in providing authentic diversity to their audiences, Four Screens will continue to be a disruptive force intent in making a lasting change and striving for more inclusion for Black culture.

“Owning Intellectual property is important to create generational wealth. It creates residuals, royalties, and passive income down the line, so it’s important to have management that will advocate that ownership for you,” said Jacobs.

Accumulating over 1.2 million in revenue in the last 3 years, Four Screens has also

formed partnership deals with world renowned brands such as Nordstom, Supreme, Barney’s, Forever 21. They’ve also managed deals with notable companies such as Hulu, Comedy Central, Amazon PBS and Roku. Their recently announced and greenlit first official documentary about the GRAMMY Nominated Artist and Founding Member of the Wu-Tang Clan, Ol’ Dirty Bastard, with A&E networks titled, Biography: Ol’ Dirty Bastard, showing they have no intention of slowing down.

“We are delighted to partner with a unique, forward-thinking companies,” said Beckett. “To be able to continue to amplify our client’s legacy’s in new ways is incredible, and we can’t wait to share new content with their legions of fans.”

Four Screens is currently working on a Biopic for Ol’ Dirty Bastard and working more in the tech space for the clients they represent. They continue to fight for Black Producers, writers and decision makers in Hollywood. They recently launched their WeFunder Campaign as well.

LA Weekly