Reliance MediaWorks partners with US-based Digital Domain

Reliance MediaWorks (RMW), part of the Anil Ambani controlled ADAG, yesterday that it has entered into a partnership with Digital Domain Media Group Inc, to expand its visual effects and 3D conversion services.

Founded in 1993, Venice, California-based digital production studio Digital Domain, which filed a preliminary prospectus for a $115 million IPO with the US regulators in May, 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 other commercials.

The partnership will 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 different projects starting from August 2011 in phases.

RMW studios in both Mumbai and London will connect to Digital Domain's LA facility through Reliance MediaWorks' fibre optic network that can support high-speed exchange of data.

RMW is India's fastest growing film and entertainment services company operates BIG Cinemas, India's largest cinema chain with over 550 screens spread across India, the US, Malaysia, Nepal and Netherlands.