Netflix-owned post-production facility to launch in Mumbai next year

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MUMBAI: Netflix has announced that it will unveil its first fully owned post-production facility in Mumbai in 2022. In a press release, the streamer said the full-service, live-action facility will be operational from here June next year.

It will have 40 offline editing rooms designed as a flexible, collaborative and inspiring environment for showrunners, directors, editors and sound designers to create their best work.

“We are delighted that Mumbai is hosting this wonderful creative space. This reinforces our commitment to the entertainment industry in India as we continue to empower creators with the best resources to tell great stories,” Vijay Venkataramanan, Director, Post-Production, Netflix India, said in a statement.

According to Netflix, the facility will pioneer advanced media management workflows that will enable seamless partnership with the Indian post-production community.

Since launching in India, the streamer has made strategic inroads into the entertainment scene and crafted original programming in almost every major language.

Some of his hit original shows and movies include ‘Sacred Games’, ‘Delhi Crime’, ‘Guilty’, ‘Ludo’, ‘Bulbbul’, ‘Pagglait’, ‘Lust Stories’, ‘Choked’, ‘AK vs AK’ and ‘Paava Kadhaigal’.

Netflix had also announced that it would invest Rs 3,000 crores in local programming in 2019 and 2020.

Recently, the streamer unveiled its 41 Indian titles coming to its platform in 2021.

He also launched NetFX last year, a platform that allows several Indian artists to work on VFX for titles around the world.

“We are investing in the latest technology and skill development through multiple certifications and training workshops in post-production, scriptwriting and other aspects of creative production. We want to continue contributing to the Indian creative community,” said said Netflix.

This is the best time to be a creator and consumer of great stories in India witnessing the golden age of entertainment, he added.

“Our goal is to continue to improve the overall experience for our talent and industry partners, and equip them with the best resources to tell authentic stories in the most engaging way. We are in the golden age entertainment in India – that.” RB BK BK

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