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Dasmunsi inaugurates Panorama section at Iffi

MUMBAI: Indian Panorama at Iffi - 2007 was inaugurated by Information & broadcasting minister Priyaranjan Dasmunsi today in the presence of the Goa chief minister Digambar Kamat.

The members of the two juries were felicitated on the occasion. The juries are headed by renowned filmmakers KS Sethumadhavan (feature films) and Arun Khopkar (non-feature films). Shyama Prasad, director of the opening Feature Film ‘Ore Kadal‘ (Malayalam), Bisnu Deb Halder, director of the Non-Feature Section opening film, ‘Bagher Bachcha‘ (Bengali) and main cast of the two films were also felicitated.


In all, 36 films will be screened in Indian panorama. Of these, 21 are feature and 15 non-feature films. The selections were made from 119 feature films and 149 non-feature film entries.


DIGITAL ENTERTAINMENT TOOLS FOR CHILDREN SHOULD PROMOTE INDIAN ETHOS:


The digital entertainment tools for children should create Indian brands and be aimed at giving some message for the younger generation, said Dasmunsi at the seminar on "Digital Entertainment: Animation, Gaming and Visual Effects", organized by Ficci alongside Iffi-2007 in Goa today.


The Minister said, new advancements in technology help in producing better quality at cheaper rates but still the costs remain considerably high from the viewpoint of the mass of Indian people. The endeavour has to be to develop affordable technology.

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