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Digital Domain Media Group, Company behind Tupac Shakur Virtual Performance, Visits the NYSE

05/29/2012


On Tuesday, May 29, executives and guests of digital production company, Digital Domain Media Group (NYSE: DDMG), visits the NYSE.  Chairman and CEO John Textor, along with members of the company's management team, rings The Opening BellSM.

 Watch a live webcast of The Opening Bell at 9:29 a.m. ET on May 29, 2012. The archive will be available shortly after the event.

Digital Domain Media Group is the company behind the virtual performance of Tupac Shakur at the Coachella Music Festival that introduced an entirely new form of entertainment. The company just announced a collaboration with twofour54, the Abu Dhabi government-backed media and entertainment hub, to establish an animation, visual effects and motion capture studio and Digital Domain Institute media school in Abu Dhabi, funded with $100M in grants from the Abu Dhabi government.
 
About Digital Domain Media Group
Digital Domain Media Group (DDMG: NYSE) leverages its expertise in digital visual effects (VFX) and computer-generated (CG) animation across a group of interrelated businesses. At its foundation is Digital Domain Productions (DDPI), an award-winning digital production company founded in 1993. This leading provider of visuals has contributed to more than 90 major motion pictures, including Titanic, the Transformers series, Real Steel and TRON: Legacy, as well hundreds of commercials. DDPI also converts two-dimensional (2D) imagery to three-dimensional (3D) imagery and holds key patents in this area. Mothership, a DDPI subsidiary, focuses on creating advertising, entertainment and branded content from concept to completion, across multiple media platforms. DDMG, its work and its employees have been recognized with numerous awards, including seven from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. The company is building on its success in VFX to participate as a co-producer in major studio productions and is currently in production on the upcoming live-action sci-fi feature film Ender's Game. DDMG is also applying its CG expertise to produce original, family-friendly animated feature films at its subsidiary Tradition Studios. The first movie, The Legend of Tembo, is in pre-production and two more features are in development. The company's education subsidiary, the Digital Domain Institute, sets a new standard in digital media education through a pioneering public-private partnership with The Florida State University College of Motion Picture Arts. DDMG is expanding its worldwide footprint of the highest quality visual effects and animation at the lowest possible cost through global partnerships in India and China. The company has studios in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Florida, Vancouver, Mumbai and London, and is currently establishing a studio in Beijing. http://www.ddmg.co (Source: Digital Domain Media Group)