Slated to open in late 2015, the YouTube Space Mumbai facility will allow YouTube creators and students at WWI to learn about video production, collaborate with other creators, Google said in a statement.
However, the firm did not disclose any financial details.A film, communication and media arts institute, WWI is subsidiary of director Subhash Ghai-promoted Mukta Arts. It has recently partnered Taiwan's electronic contract manufacturer Foxconn for supplying equipments and creating a high quality content hub.
YouTube Space Mumbai is the seventh such facility for the Google-run video sharing portal. 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, all the way from the start of an idea through to filming, editing, and uploading to YouTube, Google said.
YouTube and WWI will also develop original courses to train the next generation of Indian filmmakers to succeed in digital and online media, it added.