DELHI: The Film and Television Producers Guild of India which
is setting up an India Pavilion during the American Film Market
next month has decided to help those members who were unable
to book space in time by displaying their publicity material.
AFM, a prestigious event for film industries of the world,
is slated to be held between October 31 to November 7 at Santa
Monica in Los Angeles .The Guild is setting up the pavilion
in association with USIBA (US India Business Alliance).
Guild already has a Memorandum of Understanding with the USIBA
since 2005. The MoU was signed with a focus on helping the
entertainment sectors of the two countries to imbibe each
others inherent strengths and establish long term relationships.
The USIBA draws its strength as a major lobbying group from
the Indian American community which has been a strong catalyst
for the growth of small and medium sized businesses in the
include panel discussions inside the pavilion featuring speakers
from Hollywood and India; networking and matchmaking opportunities
and reception with American Entertainment Companies; Screenings
A Guild spokesman told indiantelevision.com that many leading
companies have expressed their willingness to be a part of
this effort. The spokesman said although names will be intimated
shortly, those who have already confirmed their presence include
UTV, Percept, Mukta, Ultra, Kaleidoscope, Time Broadband,
and Nirvana Motion Pictures amongst others.