Fantastic multi-movie deal signed with India's Bhasin Studios

MUMBAI: It's just Fun-tastic news for the audience, especially children. Los Angeles based, Fantastic Films International (FFI), headed by Roxane Barbat and Fred deWysocki, has announced that a multi-picture worldwide distribution and co-production deal has been signed with Bhasin Studios (BS), an animation and gaming studio based out of Bangalore, India.

Bhasin Studios and FFI have inked a deal for worldwide sales representation for SLICK RICK and a sales and co-production deal for ALLEY OF DREAMS, slated for completion in 2017. In addition, two more features, A MOUSE’S TALE and THE WINTER PRINCE (an FFI and BS co-production) are planned for delivery in the following years.

Bhasin Studios is one of the largest original content production studios from India’s high-tech hub state of Karnataka located in southwest India. Bhasin Studios started making waves in 2015 with the announcement of Karnataka's first stereoscopic, 3D animated feature. Holding true to its claim, Bhasin Studios is set to complete the post production of Slick Rick, a film written and directed by Ankur Bhasin, by end of 2016. Bhasin, who is also the Director of Bhasin Studios, states that he sees “Fantastic Films International as a valuable partner to help grow our company and our brand worldwide. We have taken a long time to wrap up our first feature but with a strong open source pipeline and home grown tools, we are set to start coming out with subsequent titles in shorter turnarounds”.

Bhasin Studios, a division of Bhasinsoft India Ltd and a part of Bhasin Group of Companies, is an animation studio and a development house based in Bangalore, India. Having been established in 1998 as a design studio, Bhasin Studios has come a long way and offers a vast array of services in the animation, mobile apps, games, social media and software development verticals. A fast growing company, Bhasin Studios firmly believes in quality and timely delivery. Their vision is to be at the creative and technological forefront by continuously evolving, improving and adding value to their offerings.

FFI co-founder Fred deWysocki states, “We are very excited to enter into this multi-picture deal with Bhasin Studios. We see great opportunity to further develop our multi-level relationship in the years ahead. There is a high demand for quality animated family films and Bhasin Studios has shown their commitment to become a leader in creating quality animation.”

Founded in 2002, FFI is is passionately committed to developing and promoting films that encompasses their “Fantastic” brand ensuring independent excellence. FFI works directly with producers to help improve the quality and to help maximize the value of each title.

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