Netflix to set up its first post-production studio in Mumbai
The live-action studio will be fully functional by June 2022
Netflix has announced that Mumbai will soon be home to its first full-service post-production facility. The live-action studio, which will be fully functional by June 2022, will have 40 offline editing rooms to enable showrunners, directors, editors, and sound designers to collaborate on creating content.
The streaming giant, which stepped into the Indian market in 2016, has invested ₹3,000 crores in local programming over 2019 and 2020, and announced a lineup of 41 titles in March this year. Films like Sardar Ka Grandson, Pagglait, Milestone, and The Disciple have already dropped on the platform with more set to release in the weeks to follow.
In a press statement, Netflix said, "We are investing in the latest technologies and skill development through multiple certifications and training workshops in post-production, script writing and other aspects of creative production. We want to continue to contribute to the Indian creative community. Our goal is to keep improving the overall experience for our talent and industry partners, and equip them with the best resources to tell authentic stories in the most engaging manner. We are in a golden age of entertainment in India - this is the best time to be a creator and consumer of great stories."
Netflix's upcoming slate of releases includes Jagame Thanthiram, Ray, Meenakshi Sundereshwar, Navarasa, Penthouse, Dhamaka, Haseena Dilruba, and the second season of Delhi Crime, to name a few.