Forefront Media Group is a development, production, finance and distribution entity in Johannesburg South Africa. It is headed by Eddie Mbalo and Ryan Haidarian. The duo set up Forefront Media Group in 2011 after leaving the National Film & Video Foundation of South Africa, where Mbalo was CEO for 10 years and Haidarian headed Development, Production and New Ventures for 7 years. Forefront Media Group recently wrapped production on ACCIDENT and FROM A HOUSE ON WILLOW STREET. Prior to that it financed and produced VEHICLE 19 starring Paul Walker of THE FAST & THE FURIOUS franchise. Upcoming productions include CLEARANCE.
The distribution outfit of Forefront Media Group has released such titles as STILL ALICE, RUST & BONE, DETACHMENT and VEHICLE 19 and is actively handling the sale of content libraries for rights holders throughout the African continent.
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