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9:14 am - Wednesday January 24, 2018

Day 2 of NFDC Film Bazaar 2015 ends successfully



Agencies, Panaji

The Ninth edition of National Film Development Corporation’s Film Bazaar had a successful day two. The second section of Film Tourism Symposium yesterday was chaired by Shharat Sharma, Additional Director General, Archaeological Survey of India (ASI); Goa Governor Mridula Sinha, who watched a film at the Industry Screenings, sessions in the NFDC Knowledge Series were hosted by directors Kabir Khan, Anurag Basu, Rohan Sippy and more.
On the second day of the event, a session with the ASI on the current guidelines for filming/shooting in different heritage sites/monuments that belong to the ASI and the existing ground realities in securing filming permissions at ASI sites was conducted.

The session chaired by Mr Sharma, and NFDC Managing Director Nina Lath Gupta was attended by prominent filmmakers, line producers and international delegates to Film Bazaar, who discussed how filming at ASI sites could become easier without impinging upon the principal concern of the ASI, especially with regard to protecting national monuments from damage.

The session saw the participation of film industry delegates such as Anubhav Sinha, Prakash Jha, Sudhir Mishra, Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, Ramesh Sippy, Shyam Benegal, Bharat Bala, Madhur Bhandarkar,

Vani Tripathi Tikoo along with line producers Iqbal Kidwai ( French Indian film Un Plus Une, Monsoon Wedding, etc.), Pravesh Sahni (Slumdog Millionaire, Zero Dark Thirty, Mission: Impossibe Ghost Protocol, etc.) ,Deborah Benattar and Jawed Wani (La Fabrique Films), James Weyman (Ontario Media Development Corporation, Ruth Harley (New Zealand Film Commission), Michael Hendrix, a film producer from Germany, Krzysztof Solek (Film Polska, Poland) and tourism delegates Har Sahay Meena (MD, Tamil Nadu Tourism), Khyati Nayak (Manager, Film Cell, Gujarat Tourism) and Sandesh Yashlaha (General Manager, MP Tourism).

Sunil Arora, Secretary, Ministry of I&B and Nina Lath Gupta, Managing Director at NFDC, met all the participants from all the three Screenwriters’ Lab. He discussed journey of all the writers who were part of the lab, various obstacles they have faced during the process and the way forward.

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