17th Edition of Film Bazaar Inaugurated

  • By Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting, Youth Affairs & Sports, Shri Anurag Singh Thakur.
  • At Marriott Resort, Goa
  • A haven for filmmakers, producers, and storytellers from all corners of the globe.
  • A confluence of creativity and commerce, ideas and inspirations.
  • Indian media & entertainment industry, with an annual growth rate of 20%, is the fifth-largest and most globalized industry in the world.
  • Twelve documentaries from 7 countries in the Coproduction Market, exploring life in 17 different languages were presented.
  • The video library platform, the Viewing Room, shows 190 submissions, a few submissions of which will be selected for the Film Bazaar Recommends (FBR).
  • “Book to Box Office,” has been added which will showcase 59 submissions seamlessly making the jump from books to screens.
  • Google Arts and Culture Hindi exhibit, an online hub having images and short videos from Hindi films as inaugurated.
  • 10 recommended films were showcased in English, Hindi, Bengali, Marwari, Kannada, and Maori (New Zealand language).
  • Newly curated “VFX & Tech Pavilion”, intends to make the filmmakers aware of the latest innovations.
  • Also showcases the official selection of the feature-length projects of the Co-Production Market from India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, the USA, the UK, Singapore, Germany, France, Poland, Luxembourg and Israel.

About Film Bazaar:

  • Initiated by National Film Development Corporation.
  • It has evolved into South Asia’s largest film market.
  • Connects local filmmakers to global producers and distributors.
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