RELIANCE ENTERTAINMENT’S JV WITH STEVEN SPIELBERG AND PARTICIPANT MEDIA SCORES BIG AT THE ACADEMY AWARDS 2019

RELIANCE ENTERTAINMENT’S JV WITH STEVEN SPIELBERG AND PARTICIPANT MEDIA SCORES BIG AT THE ACADEMY AWARDS 2019

WINS 4 OSCARS FOR GREEN BOOK AND FIRST MAN

MUMBAI, 25 th February 2019: Anil D. Ambani led Reliance Entertainment’s JV with Steven Spielberg and Participant Media won big this Sunday at the Academy Awards 2019, winning 4 Oscars.

“Green Book”, directed by Peter Farrelly, won the coveted Oscar for Best Picture of the Year, along with the Best Supporting Actor Oscar for Mahershala Ali, and Best Original Screenplay Oscar for Nick Vallelonga, Brian Currie and Peter Farrelly. The Ryan Gosling starrer “First Man” won the Oscar for Best Visual Effects.

“Green Book”, was nominated for 5 categories – Best Picture, Best Actor (Viggo Mortensen), Best Supporting Actor, Best Original Screenplay & Best Film Editing ; “First Man” was nominated for 4 categories – Best Production Design, Best Sound Editing, Best Sound Mixing & Best Visual Effects & “Ready Player One” was nominated for Best Visual Effects.

Reliance Entertainment’s JV with Steven Spielberg has now bagged a total of 8 Oscars during the partnership, including for its earlier acclaimed films, The Help, Lincoln and Bridge of Spies.

Amitabh Jhunjhunwala, Vice Chairman, Reliance Entertainment said, “We are incredibly proud to have partnered with Steven Spielberg and Participant Media in two of this year’s Oscar winning movies, Green Book – a moving story of friendship, respect and empathy – and First Man, with its astonishing visual effects that recreated the history of man’s first landing on the moon.”

About Reliance Entertainment:

www.relianceentertainment.com

Reliance Entertainment is the media and entertainment arm of Reliance Group and is engaged in the creation and distribution of content across film, television, digital and gaming platforms. Internationally, Reliance Entertainment has partnered since 2009 with iconic film producer and director, Steven Spielberg, in the formation of DreamWorks Studios, and thereafter, Amblin Partners.

This relationship has produced several highly successful films such as The Help, War Horse, Lincoln, The Hundred Foot Journey, The Girl on the Train, A Dog’s Purpose, Bridge of Spies, The Post and Green Book.

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