Beach House Pictures Targets Japan, China Expansion

Beach House Pictures Targets Japan, China Expansion
Singapore-based TV production firm, Beach House Pictures is expanding its Asian production capacity. It has acquired a majority stake in Japanese producer Vesuvius Pictures and appointed Felix Feng as Gm in China.

Founded in 2012, Vesuvius specializes in premium original factual, factual entertainment, reality and scripted programming. Its credits include: an episode of Alex Gibney’s “Dirty Money” for Netflix; an episode of “Earn a Living,” an interactive web documentary series produced for Arte and Vpro; and a feature-length documentary film, “Samurai and Idiots – The Olympus Affair.”

Deal terms for the acquisition were not disclosed, though Blue Ant said that Vesuvius co-founders Yamamoto Hyoe and Deborah Barillas will retain a minority stake and stay on as creative director and MD, respectively.

Feng is expected to grow Beach House’s broadcast, branded and digital content for Chinese audiences. Like Yamamoto and Barillas, he reports to Beach House Pictures’ MD Jocelyn Little, and Donovan Chan,
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