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Digital Domain Opens India Studio

Facility in Hyderabad is the studio’s tenth global studio.

LOS ANGELES -- Digital Domain announced the official opening of a studio in Hyderabad, India, the tenth location for the global studio. 

Digital Domain India is located in Hyderabad’s IT/ITES Special Economic Zone campus, where it joins other innovative brands including Apple, Microsoft, Facebook and Google. 

Sudhir Reddy is appointed as Head of Digital Studio. Prior to leading the Digital Domain India location, Reddy worked closely with Digital Domain’s North American teams as an extension of his leadership role at Reliance MediaWorks. He brings close to 20 years of industry experience across creative, production and managerial roles. 

Venkatesh Roddam joins as senior strategic advisor for Digital Domain. Roddam was CEO of Reliance MediaWorks, one of India’s leading media and entertainment companies, with a presence across several businesses including theatrical exhibition of films, film and media services and television content production and distribution.  

In addition to Hyderabad, Digital Domain has global presences in Los Angeles, New York, Portland, Vancouver, London, Shanghai, Beijing, Taipei and Hong Kong. 

“The world-class infrastructure and start-up ecosystem in Hyderabad make it an extremely desirable location for innovative companies like Digital Domain,” added Daniel Seah, Global CEO, Digital Domain. “Combined with the recent projections for smartphone growth and mobile bandwidth expansion in the region, the people of India are primed to demand and expect premium content, and we are ready to deliver on that need.” 

“India is, and will continue to be, an integral part of Digital Domain’s global expansion plans, as we foresee the region to be a leading consumer of premium content,” added Amit Chopra, COO, Digital Domain. “The escalating demand for premium film and digital experiences in India combined with a highly skilled local talent pool and Digital Domain’s prowess in the visual effects and the interactive content space will prove unstoppable.”

Source: Digital Domain

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