Anil Ambani, Steven Spielberg join hands for another creative project
Dated: December 19, 2015
The Anil Ambani-owned Reliance Entertainment and acclaimed Hollywood director Steven Spielberg's DreamWorks has announced the formation of Amblin Partners - a new film, television and digital content creation company. Participant Media led by Jeff Skoll and Entertainment One (eOne), a leading US-based media company, are also part of the joint venture.
Amblin Partners has a mandate to develop and produce films using Amblin, DreamWorks Pictures and Participant banners as well as Amblin Television, a long-time leader in quality programming.
Spielberg, announcing the joint venture said, "We are honoured to continue our long-term association with our dear friend, Anil Ambani and his team at Reliance. We have had the opportunity to develop and produce wonderful films, thanks to their ongoing support."
Ambani said, "We are delighted to continue our now seven-year-strong relationship with our valued partner, Steven Spielberg and extend this alliance to the formation of Amblin Partners with Jeff Skoll. We look forward to the combination of Steven's passion and integrity with Jeff s unique socially-conscious vision to create uplifting and quality content to entertain global audiences."
DreamWorks Studios and Participant Media have collaborated on many Academy Award-nominated films such as 'Lincoln' and 'The Help' as well as the critically-acclaimed 'The Hundred-Foot Journey', and the recently released 'Bridge of Spies'.