Reliance’s media and entertainment plans promise to ignite the stage with audacious ambition. From redefining storytelling to pioneering immersive experiences, it is poised to unleash a new era of captivating content that will enthrall audiences and leave them craving for more. Brace yourself for a spectacle like never before!
Jio Studios mesmerised audiences in FY 2022-23, with national and global award-winning OTT content and films. In the months ahead, expect extraordinary collaborations, revolutionary storytelling, and an array of emotions that will captivate and enchant audiences like never before. Jio Studios unveiled its spectacular content line-up of 100+ stories, including films and web originals, the single largest slate ever produced by an Indian Studio in any given year.
Qualifier, Oscars 2023; Best Film (Critics), Filmfare Marathi awards
Best Leading Actor – Female, IIFA and Filmfare awards
Best Film and Best Director, Filmfare Marathi awards
Best Film and Best Leading Actor – Male, Filmfare OTT awards
An Enviable Sports Portfolio
In just over a year of commencing operations, Viacom18 has established an impressive media rights portfolio, encompassing highly popular sports properties. This includes digital streaming rights for IPL (2023 to 2027 seasons), Women Premier League (2023-2027), international cricket matches in South Africa (2024-2031), and SA20 (South Africa’s T20 league, 2023-2032).
Viacom18 also possesses media rights for globally acclaimed sporting events like the Olympics (2024) and FIFA World Cup (2022). Additionally, with rights for NBA, La Liga, Serie A, Ligue 1, Moto GP, among others, Viacom18 has created one of India’s most robust sports catalogues, making it an enticing destination for sports enthusiasts.
FY 2022-23 Releases
Unleashing the Digital
Having unleashed the power of broadband connectivity across the country, responsible for the rise of India’s internet economy, our aim is to change the content consumption landscape.
JioCinema’s coverage of marquee sports events, especially IPL, revolutionised the way fans and casual viewers watch sports in India with features like 17 simultaneous feeds across 12 languages, including 4K and multi-cam views that gave viewers an unprecedented degree of autonomy and stadium like experience through AR/VR and 360o viewing. 120 million + users tuned in for the IPL finals, making it the most watched digital event globally. It set several new viewership benchmarks – 17 billion video views, 32 million peak concurrent viewers, over 60 minutes of average watch-time.
JioCinema is also disrupting the world of entertainment content with its expansive content catalogue of digital exclusive shows and movies, available for free. It is also bringing content from several leading Hollywood studios for its subscribers.
A Powerhouse Partnership with Viacom18, Bodhi Tree, Paramount
A unique partnership brings together India’s biggest conglomerate (RIL), one of India’s leading content companies (Viacom18), two of the most recognised veterans of the media industry (Uday Shankar and James Murdoch of Bodhi Tree) and a leading global media and entertainment company (Paramount). This partnership, which brings JioCinema and ~$2 billion cash to Viacom18, will enable Viacom18 to innovate and disrupt India’s M&E sector, leading its transformation to a digital-first future.→ READ MORE ON THE MEDIA AND ENTERTAINMENT BUSINESS