Must Do Things at Cannes
Cannes Film Market is the pivotal destination for producers, independent filmmakers, buyers, talents, writers and all those who provide services to the worldwide motion picture industry. Here’s a peek at what to expect this year from India
N Ramasami Producer,Chairman and MD Thenandal studios ltd
Thendandal Studios Ltd @ Cannes
Thendandal Studios Ltd is the co-host of this year’s Opening Night Party at Cannes Film Market with Marche. 2017 also marks 70 years of Indian Independence and 70 years of Cannes Film Festival. TSL is at Cannes to launch its 101st film Sangamithra directed by Sundar C. Meet TSL at Palais-I, Booth 23.04
MUST MEET PEOPLE FROM INDIA@CANNES
Producer, Ganesh Pictures and Industry leader
C Senthil Rajan
Directorate of Film Festivals
Head of International Sales & Distribution
Fox Star Studios India
Naga Sobhanadri Yarlagadda
Arka Media Works
Head Revenues & Int’l Business
VIACOM18 MOTION PICTURES
Ajax Media Tech
Manjunath N Gujr
Custard Apple Pictures
Head of Int’l Program
Mumbai Film Festival
CONFERENCES AND WORKSHOPS AT NEXT
A round table about the relations between Hollywood, Silicon Valley and VR with awardwinning speakers including Eric Darnell (Baobab Studios) and Neville Spiteri (WeVR), presented with Orange.
A round table on financing Virtual Reality & interactive projects, presented with The Space.
Keynotes by director Agnieszka Holland and director Jessica Hausner together with Anna Serner on the occasion of the round table 50/50 by 2020 - Global Reach, presented with the Swedish Film Institute.
Col.Rajyavardhan Rathore Minister of State for Information & Broadcasting
INITIATIVES BY THE I&B MINISTRY
There is a huge opportunity to make India lead in the world as film shooting location and digital media hub for the world. The Ministry of Information & Broadcasting has set up Film Facilitation Office to promote shooting locales of India as well as provide assistance to foreign producers to film in India. To give an impetus to an impetus to animation , gaming and VFX industry, the government is on the process to set up Centre of Excellence that would produce technical professionals to cater to the need of high end human resources and IPR.
CII @ CANNES
Apart from promoting select Indian states as ideal shooting locales globally, the Confederation of Indian Industry Booth at the Palais (Booth 24.01) area would also be coordinating B2B meetings between Indian and international stakeholders. This is the 15th consecutive year CII has been representing the India participation at Cannes, positioning the Indian Entertainment industry on the global landscape. India’s participation at Cannes is aimed at not only promoting the Indian film industry, but also enhancing Trade and Investment for this sector and building ‘Brand India’ at Cannes.
28 Feb 2017 Issue
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