India is locked in international co-production deals with
UK, Italy, Germany and Brazil.
like Hungary, Spain, China, Australia, South Africa and New
Zealand are in the process of making it to the India list.
of Information and broadcasting director Sangeeta Singh says,
"At the moment we do not offer any direct financial incentives
to the filmmakers, but we have a very vibrant industry which
is full of opportunities and will help the filmmakers grow."
does not offer any subsidies to the international producer,
unlike UK which offers 20 per cent subsidy. However individual
states can do that," added Singh.
such cases international producers informally tie up with
local producers to make a film.
Icing Sherley is an example, as pointed out by the US-based
American Pride Films Group president and director of the film
Namrata Sing: "Sometimes due to the lack of funding and
of political support, we go for such deals. My film will be
distributed by iDreams in India."