The three day convention that kicks off on 14 March will discuss
diverse topical issues like television programming and branding
and filmmaking, along with a Trading Hub, an exhibition showcasing
the Media and Entertainment Industry and presentation of industry
reports on the Entertainment Industry and related legal issues.
It will also provide an unique opportunity for industry professionals
to meet and discuss policy issues with the key government officials.
The convention will be attended by business delegations from - UK,
USA, France, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, Hong Kong, South Africa
and Fiji . Speakers at the various sessions include the likes of
Sunil Lulla, Executive Vice President, SET, Anurradha Prasad, Managing
Director. B.A.G Films Ltd, Tarun Katial, Senior Vice President,
STAR India PVt. Ltd, Aanand Mahendroo, Mg Director, Advance Entertainment
Network Ltd, Nikhil Alva, Miditech Pvt. Ltd. .
A session on crystal gazing on the broadcast scenario of 2008 will
have industry leaders sharing their vision of the future for the
industry, while other sessions will grapple with the issue of how
media brands can weather bottlenecks like prohibitive entertainment
tax and other regulatory issues. There will be sessions on an international
media perspective on the Indian entertainment Industry, to be attended
by Derek Elley, Senior Film Critic, Intl Variety London, Janine
Stein, Editorial Director, TV Asia and Scott Rosenberg, Mg Director,
Asian Movie Works, among others.
Other sessions include those on different revenue streams for the
media industry, the future of radio in the country, conditional
access (to be moderated by indiantelevision.com CEO Anil Wanvari),
DTH, branding across platforms and marketing - the global playfield.
A day prior to Frames 2003, a seminar on Technology for Information,
Media and the Entertainment Industry will be held under the aegis
of Frames, which will deal with issues like venture capital financing
and mentoring, animation and technology.