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EHSAN BHATTI HITS THE ROAD WITH THE CORNER SHOP USA.
24 January 2024

Director Ehsan Bhatti is now represented in the USA by The Corner Shop. Bhatti's parents may have wanted him to become a doctor, but they have to admit he's played an absolute blinder so far.

Hashmi goes on to say: "His outlook and ambition to make great creative work, whist bringing a different perspective and creating opportunities for people totally aligns with The Corner Shop culture and philosophy and I'm really excited to be representing him in the US market."

First and foremost, he's got co-founder and executive producer Anna Hashmi's seal of approval: "Ehsan's talent and the personality he brings to his work is unsurpassed. He is an authentic voice, whose passion and talent are infectious."


Hashmi was drawn to commercials like this one for Pringles, where Charles Darwin declares that the entirety of life on Earth has evolved in service of—and because of—the humble Pringle. From DNA being in the crisp's distinctive shape to opposable thumbs being necessary for the characteristic lid removal, dynamic visuals rocket through the universe to explain Darwin's theory.


We're filling a much needed brown boy gap in the industry to make even more weird and wonderfully smiley films.

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After a successful journey through time and space, Bhatti says: "Walking into The Corner Shop felt like a home. It's a truly unique production company that practices what it preaches, and there's no disguising my agenda as a film-maker is to have impact both in front of, and behind the lens by giving a voice to the voiceless… without being too oversensitive or sentimental."

"In creating 'fun' entertainment, that can be surreal and somewhat silly, we can educate, inform, and inspire a much wider audience, whatever the medium. So, naturally aligning with Anna and her band of merry directors, we’re filling a much needed brown boy gap in the industry to make even more weird and wonderfully smiley films."


For more information about Ehsan Bhatti, email Anna Hashmi via anna@thecornerhop.tv or call +1 310 264 6600.

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