Montreal studio B Df'rent Games acquires worldwide rights to the brand images and materials of Charlie C
Open to collaborations to produce a first video game in 2023,the company has also received an investment from incubator Indie Asylum
MONTREAL, Nov. 25, 2022 /CNW Telbec/ - Quebec-based studio B Df'rent Games is now the exclusive worldwide licensee and long-term developer of software games based on the images, films, music and archival materials of legendary actor, writer and director Charlie Chaplin. The agreement reached with his heirs covers the rights for games for cell phones, personal computers, consoles, and for any future interactive digital products.
Almost 45 years after Chaplin's death, the estate of the filmmaker has agreed to grant game rights for the first time ever, a clear sign of his family's trust in B Df'rent Games. I've known the Chaplins for about 15 years and was even a neighbour to Geraldine Charlie's daughter for about 10 years when I lived in Europe, said Yves Durand, museum designer and co-founder of B Df'rent Games. Our bond of friendship, respect and trust that developed over time is what made this agreement possible.
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