Put together by Shankar’s attorney, Ashwant Venkatram, and Darren Yan, Maker’s head of talent partnerships, Venkatram told TheWrap the “deal is the first time a studio has signed a director from the digital space to a ‘traditional’ multi-picture development deal, and will hopefully signify a paradigm shift in how future digital talent is viewed.”

Link: http://www.thewrap.com/maker-studios-signs-adi-shankar-to-3-picture-directing-deal-exclusive/