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Digital Domain pitching animation college in Florida

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Digital Domain pitching animation college in Florida

Postby Charles » Fri Oct 22, 2010 11:41 am

Digital Domain Pitches Animation College in Florida

South Florida Business Journal
Kevin Gale
August 31, 2010

Digital Domain, a visual effects production studio, is pitching West Palm Beach officials for a digital animation college at Okeechobee Boulevard and Dixie Highway.

The initial 150,000- to 350,000-square-foot building would have a branch of the Florida State University Film School, a new Digital Domain Institute and an animation studio.

John Textor, whose Jupiter-based Wyncrest Holdings LLC owns Digital Domain, is asking the city to provide the 2.4-acre site, $10 million in cash and issue $15 million in bonds that Digital Domain would be responsible for repaying.

"I feel great pressure. "You do this type of thing in your hometown, you better not louse it up," Textor said at a press conference.

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Thanks to The Entertainment Economy Institute for the lead on this story.

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