The alliance aims to boost creative growth in the Kingdom.
Barajoun Studios has announced a co-production alliance with China-based ORI Animation at the Saudi Film Confex currently running in the Kingdom. Through the partnership, both companies aim to deliver a series of unforgettable narratives to global audiences.
The collaboration aims to enhance the quality of animation, and offer local talent a platform to flourish and work alongside the some of the best artists, writers, and directors in the world. The alliance is expected to serve as major boost to Saudi Arabia’s vision of becoming a hub for creative industries and contributing to the country’s economic diversification and cultural enrichment.
With a shared passion for storytelling and commitment to excellence and innovation, the partners envision a series of collaborations that will resonate with audiences of all ages, across continents.
Speaking about the partnership, Ayman Jamal, CEO of Barajoun Studios remarked: “Aligning with ORI Animation is not just a business decision; it’s a melding of visions. Together, we aim to create narratives that are universal in appeal yet unique in delivery”.
Feng Qian, President of Ori Animation echoed the sentiment, saying: “Our collaboration with Barajoun Studios is a testament to the limitless possibilities when creativity and technology meet. We are set on a journey to explore and create stories that will be cherished for generations”.
Barajoun Studios has been striving to redefine the local animation landscape in the MENA region. It is renowned for its magnum opus Bilal: A New Breed of Hero and it’s upcoming projects include, Little Heroes (Kids) and Star Chaser (Sci-Fi).
Based in China, ORI Animation has carved an indelible niche in the global animation scene. With an impressive asset base and a portfolio boasting thousands of minutes of animated content broadcast across various territories, ORI stands as a beacon of innovation and quality.