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AVATAR PRODUCTIONS


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NOT BY RUSSIANS. 
NOT BY CAMBRIDGE ANALYTICA.

NO, WE WERE HACKED BY TOTAL IDIOTS.

THIS IS A TEMPORARY HOLDING PAGE WHILE WE REBUILD OUR SITE. 



AVATAR PRODUCTIONS

is a film and television production company based in Bristol, UK. 

The company represents well-known writer/performer Sanjeev Bhaskar OBE and award-winning producer/director Deep Sehgal. We are members of the PRS, DPRS, PACT and BAFTA.




OLD NEWS... 

DEEP SEHGAL ATTENDS SHOWRUNNER PROGRAM IN LOS ANGELES

NICK AHAD, MENTORED BY DEEP AND PAUL ABBOTT, WINS SCREENPLAY AWARD

BBC FOUR FEATURE DOC COMMISSION WITH SPRING FILMS - BEYOND BOLLYWOOD

BROADCAST ARTICLE ON DIVERSITY, INTERVIEW WITH PROFILE OF DEEP SEHGAL

AVATAR DESIGNS AND DELIVERS SCREENPLAY PROJECT WITH BBC WRITERS ROOM

DEEP SEHGAL CONSULTS FOR CREATIVE SKILLSET HIGH END TV COUNCIL

THE INDIAN DOCTOR WINS 5 BAFTA CYMRU AWARDS

AVATAR WINS BBC COMMISSION FOR INDIAN DOCTOR

DEEP SEHGAL AWARDED NFTS  SCHOLARSHIP, JOINS INSIDE PICTURES INTERNATIONAL PROGRAM 

DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION WITH CHANNEL FOUR

We're now in the final stages of developing a live pilot for C4's Comedy Showcase.
More details on this shortly, but we have an excellent team in place.


AVATAR SIGNS WITH BBC WORLDWIDE

We're delighted to report that we have now signed an exclusive development deal with BBC Worldwide who will represent all our output internationally.


AVATAR SELECTED FOR BBC EXEC SCHEME

Deep has recently been selected to represent the company as part of the BBC's XM25 scheme which aims to develop relationships between the most promising regional production companies and the BBC. The scheme will run for a year, and gives us regular access to controllers and commissioners from every genre.

SCRIPT DEVELOPMENT WITH ITV

ITV
have recently done the decent thing and paid us to develop a new show called
'MEET THE GIBLATTS
'. Sanjeev is writing the script at this very moment.

BBC FILM LAB DRAMA COMPLETED

Avatar's first 16mm film drama 'THE CLEANER' is now finished and will begin the festival circuit next year. Written and directed by Deep, it was shot by Warwick Sloss and edited by Deborah Williams, made in collaboration with the BBC Film Lab.


AVATAR MOVING IN

The company has just taken possession of its new premises, the legendary
COACH HOUSE STUDIOS in Clifton, Bristol. 

The debut albums of Massive Attack and Portishead were both recorded here,
and we're very honoured to be the new custodians.

Also resident are gifted composer Barnaby Taylor and graphics company Big Squid.


'Terrific' The Guardian, Pick of the Day.
'Beautiful. Clever.' The Observer, Watch This.

Our series 'India with Sanjeev Bhaskar' began it's UK transmission run at 9 pm 0n BBC TWO on Monday 30 July 2007.

It earned the highest viewing figures of the entire BBC India season, peaking at an audience of 3 million - a full million above the slot average.

The book of the series reached number 4 in the Sunday Times bestseller list.

The four hour-long films are now transmitting in true High Definition on the BBC HD Channel. They've also been sold  around the world; we recently spotted them on Discovery in Mumbai.

The international distribution is being handled by BBC WORLDWIDE - please contact them directly for any further information.