Press Release from Reliance MediaWorks Ltd
Mumbai/Los Angeles, July 11, 2011 - Reliance MediaWorks Ltd <http://www.reliancemediaworks.com/>, India's fastest growing film and entertainment services company and a member of the Reliance group, has partnered with Los Angeles-based digital production studio Digital Domain Productions <http://digitaldomain.com/> to create visual effects and 3D Stereo Production services studios in Mumbai, India and London, UK that will cater to motion pictures, television, commercial, and stereo 3D conversion for catalogue projects from August 2011 in phases.
Reliance MediaWorks offers a full array of visual effects and stereo 3D conversion services with an existing team of more than 500 artists. The company will set up a new studio at its Media BPO in Navi Mumbai and deploy there an additional team of up to 650 artists available for projects allied with Digital Domain. In London, Digital Domain will co-locate a visual effects team within Reliance MediaWorks¹ UK facility.
Reliance MediaWorks studios in both Mumbai and London will connect to Digital Domain's L.A. facility through Reliance MediaWorks' fibre optic network that can support seamless high-speed exchange of data.
Digital Domain recently completed visual effects work on Transformers: Dark of the Moon and its feature film work currently in production includes Real Steel, Jack the Giant Killer and 47 Ronin. Building upon its parent company Digital Domain Media Group¹s recent acquisition of 2D-to-3D conversion company In-Three, partnering with Reliance MediaWorks enables Digital Domain to expand its visual effects and stereo 3D conversion services to existing and new clients around the world.
"Filmmaking has become a global enterprise," noted Cliff Plumer, CEO of Digital Domain Productions, "and a partnership with Reliance MediaWorks will allow our clients to realize the benefits of a digital production pipeline that makes efficient use of resources and talent located around the world. By expanding Digital Domain¹s presence worldwide, we are able to further strengthen our business capabilities in California and abroad."
Commenting on the development, Mr. Anil Arjun, CEO of Reliance MediaWorks, said, "We are very excited about visual effects and 3D entertainment opportunity. Reliance MediaWorks has the scale, technological expertise and highly trained artists which can be combined with Digital Domain's pedigree, proprietary tools and ability to create visual effects that challenge imagination, to offer comprehensive and seamless VFX and stereo 3D conversion solutions to global clients."
Reliance MediaWorks through its facilities in India, UK and USA is one of the leading global providers of creative post production services which includes cutting edge solutions for 3D Conversion, VFX and Animation.
About Reliance MediaWorks Ltd:Reliance MediaWorks Limited is India¹s fastest growing film and entertainment services company and a member of the Reliance Group.
Reliance MediaWorks operates BIG Cinemas, India's largest cinema chain with over 550 screens spread across India, the United States, Malaysia, Nepal and Netherlands.
Reliance MediaWorks currently has a dominant and comprehensive presence in Film Services: Motion Picture Processing and DI; Film Restoration and Image Enhancement; 3D; Digital Mastering: Studios and Equipment rentals; Visual Effects; Animation; TVC Post Production with presence across India, USA, UK, Russia and Japan.
Reliance MediaWorks' television venture, BIG Synergy, is among the top players in the television programming industry. http://www.reliancemediaworks.com
About Digital Domain:Digital production company Digital Domain was founded in 1993. The company has created visuals for more than 80 movies, including Titanic, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button and TRON: Legacy and hundreds of commercials. Its artists have earned multiple Academy Awards©. Digital Domain recently completed visual effects work for Transformers: Dark of the Moon, Thor and X-Men: First Class, and is currently in production on Real Steel, Jack the Giant Killer, 47 Ronin and a full slate of commercials. Digital Domain is headquartered in Venice, California with studios in Vancouver, San Francisco and Florida. http://digitaldomain.com/