Reliance MediaWorks Ltd. has partnered with Los Angeles-based digital production studio Digital Domain Productions. This alliance will lead to visual effects and 3D Stereo Production services studios in Mumbai, India and London. These services will cater to motion pictures, television, commercial, and stereo 3D conversion for projects. The work will begin from August 2011 in phases.
Reliance MediaWorks will set up a new studio at its Media BPO in Navi Mumbai with 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 MediaWorks 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 high-speed exchange of data.
Reliance MediaWorks currently deals with 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; in India, USA, UK, Russia and Japan.
Digital Domain, which is headquartered in Venice, has created visuals for more than 80 movies, including Titanic, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button and TRON: Legacy. It has 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 and 47 Ronin.