India at Cannes
India at Cannes

IFFI poster released

along with a comprehensive film guide to showcase importance of film ecosystem to shoot in India

India at Cannes

India at Cannes

"There is s growing importance of regional cinema in india; the increasing role of states in giving incentive to shoot films, which is an outcome of the realization of interconnect between films, tourism and economy; and the ever increasing focus on technology like Animation and Virtual RealityMr Amit Khare, Secretary, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting.

India takes steps to ease shooting films

Thesynergyonline Entertainment Bureau

NEW DELHI, MAY 15 : The India Pavilion at Cannes Film Festival 2019 was inaugurated today by Mr Amit Khare, Secretary, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting. Mr. Jerome Paillard, Executive Director, Marche Du Film, Cannes Film Market; Mr. Prasoon Joshi, Chairman, CBFC and Ms. Rima Das, National Award winning Indian Filmmaker were also present on the occasion.

A special International Film Festival of India (IFFI) poster marking its Golden Jubilee Edition was also released, along with a comprehensive Film Guide to showcase the importance of the film ecosystem and government incentives to shoot in India.

In his inaugural address Mr Amit Khare highlighted emerging trends in the Media & Entertainment Industry in India. He spoke of the growing importance of regional cinema in the country; the increasing role of states in giving incentive to shoot films, which is an outcome of the realization of interconnect between films, tourism and economy; and the ever increasing focus on technology like Animation and Virtual Reality.

Mr Khare also highlighted the steps taken by the Government to ease shooting films in India through Film Facilitation Office that facilitates Single Window Clearance for film-makers. He also said that the Government is exploring avenues to further incentivize foreign filmmakers to shoot in India.