Google-run video sharing portal YouTube on 19 August 2015 tied-up with Whistling Woods International (WWI) to set up YouTube Space in Mumbai, a collaboration and production facility for YouTube video creators. However, the firms did not disclose any financial details.
Slated to open in late 2015, the YouTube Space Mumbai facility will allow YouTube creators and students at WWI to learn about video production and collaborate with other creators.
YouTube and WWI will also develop original courses to train the next generation of Indian filmmakers to succeed in digital and online media.
YouTube Space Mumbai is the seventh such facility for the YouTube. It has similar facilities in Tokyo, Los Angeles, London, New York, Brazil, and Berlin. The facilities are designed in a way so that the creators can produce original digital video content.
About Whistling Woods International
• Whistling Woods International (WWI) is a film, communication and media arts institute owned by Subhash Ghai, Bollywood director. It is promoted by Mukta Arts Limited.
• The primary campus of WWI is the Mumbai campus, which is located inside Mumbai's film & television production hub Filmcity.
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When: 19 August 2015