India to become a hub for film shooting, co-production, post-production, content and technology partners in film industry: Mr. Anurag Singh Thakur
“International Film Festival of India (IFFI) has become a platform for film directors from all over the world to showcase their work. I am sure, India will become a hub for co-production, post-production, film shooting, content and also for the technology partners”, said Union Minister for Information & Broadcasting and Youth affairs & Sports, Mr. Anurag Singh Thakur today at IFFI 53 venue in Goa.
Speaking on the sidelines of Red Carpet for the Opening film of IIFI 53 and World Premier of Austrian Director Mr. Dieter Berner’s film Alma and Oskar, the Minister said that every year, the festival is becoming bigger and bigger. This year there are many premieres. 280 films from more than 79 countries are being exhibited in IFFI this year. It speaks volumes about what we have done so far, he added further.
An opening film is being shown at IFFI for the first time before the opening ceremony, according to Mr. Anurag Singh Thakur. From the 75 Young Creative Minds of Tomorrow programme to world premieres, India attempts to accomplish something new every year. The Minister emphasised that he looked forward to seeing more international film industry professionals participate.
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