After receiving several complaints of illegal film shootings
being carried out in Goa, the Entertainment Society
of Goa (ESG) has taken a firm stand and opened a helpline
to report such cases.
to the society, the shootings, scripts of which are
not approved by the ESG might project Goa in a negative
light. It is noticed that a number of film shoots
are carried out without authorised permission or illegal,
resulting in extreme damage to public property and loss
of revenue to the Government, the ESG said in
a press note.
established in 2004, is a nodal agency in the organisation
of the International Film Festival of India and also
for issuing film shooting permissions for Goa.
may be noted that ESG officials, with police assistance
in tow, have stopped a number of illegal film shoots.