Movies

Date extended for co-productions proposals at Film Bazaar

http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/smartcrop_800x800/public/images/movie-images/2014/08/01/filmbazaar.jpg?itok=RcNCPsEk

NEW DELHI: Film Bazaar has extended the date for receiving projects for co-productions to 31 August.

It has listed a large number of co-productions that have helped young filmmakers make a name for themselves in the international market, including ‘Lunch Box’ by Ritesh Batra, ‘Titli’ by Kanu Behl, ‘Ship of Theseus’ by Anand Gandhi, ‘Television’ by Mostofa Farooki, ‘The Girl in Yellow Boots’ by Anurag Kashyap, ‘Miss Lovely’ by Ashim Ahluwalia, ‘Shanghai’ by Dibakar Banerjee; ‘Monsoon Shootout’ by Amit Kumar, ‘Karma’ by Prasanna Jayakody, ‘Mumbai cha Raja’ by Manjeet Singh, and ‘Paltadacho Munis’ by Laxmikant Shetgaonkar which have all won awards overseas and in India.

This will form part of the co-production market for south Asian stories with international appeal that can go for pitching to international market delegates.

Film Bazaar will be held from 20 to 24 November at the Marriott Resort in Panaji. 

This year’s Film Bazaar will feature a romance screenwriters’ lab with six scripts in the romance genre mentored by leading Indian filmmakers and writers.

Another new feature at the Film Bazaar this year is film offices for various states of the country for their film promotion and tourism boards, and film commissions for them to introduce their delegates to the visiting delegates, National Film Development Corporation managing director Neena Lath Gupta which organizes the Bazaar told indiantelevision.com.

Other sections include exhibition stalls for showcasing products and meetings with other delegates, screenwriters’ lab which will also have six scripts; and a producers’ lab for producers to learn the facets of production from leading Indian and international producers.

Sections include industry screenings which are aimed at exclusive film screenings at digital theatres for investors, buyers and festival programmes from other festivals in India and overseas; and the viewing room meant for latest film projects that are meant for festival placement and sales or finishing funds.

In addition, the Film Bazaar will have networking events where discussions are held informally over tea or meals, work-in-progress labs for films that in rough-cut stage, NFDC knowledge series lectures by renowned film personalities, and a branding opportunity for those get themselves associated with the Bazaar which gets delegates from all over the globe.    

Aspiring film delegates include buyers and exhibitors, those looking for co-production opportunities, heads or representatives of International film festivals, film producers, and members of film distribution bodies. 

Latest Reads

http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/06/24/after-ever-after_1.jpg?itok=edl5LsUU
Five Indian films to be screened at Hollywood CineFest

Indian films After Ever After by Rakesh Kumar has been selected for the Hollywood International CineFest being held this month.

Movies Hindi
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/06/23/tubelight.jpg?itok=RlPpBJ0u
Tubelight.... Betrays fans' faith

Tubelight is a slang used generally to refer to a person who is a slow-starter, takes time in grasping matters like jokes or a simple statement. In the film, Tubelight, Salman Khan's character, is described as such by one and all because nothing seems to get into his head. But, as the story unfolds...

Movies Hindi
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/06/21/epic.jpg?itok=ctvWJiAq
Lesser-known facts about Indian cinema in new series on EPIC

A total of 24 lesser-known milestones and creatives of Hindi as well as regional cinema will be the highlight of a new series on Indian cinema on the Epic TV channel.

Movies Hindi
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/06/19/phullu_0.jpg?itok=dBmI2GaS
No takers for films sans merit or promotion

The drought continues despite a number of new films releasing. The thing is, the films released in last three weeks lacked in face value and promotion. Cinema halls continued with their suicidal approach of sticking to the high admission rates. It does not impact the merit and face value of a film.

Movies Hindi
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/06/19/Kishore%20Lulla%20and%20Necati%20Sasmaz.jpg?itok=-xR7wdf9
Eros International signs co-production deal with Turkish co Pana Film

MUMBAI: Eros International Media, a global company in the Indian film entertainment industry, has announced two Indo­-Turkish co-productions with Pana Film, a leading Turkish film studio owned by Turkish actor Necati Sasmaz, known for playing the lead role of Polat Alemdar in Turkey's...

Movies Hindi
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/06/16/phullu_0.jpg?itok=6JvEBXvp
Phullu.....One for social cause

India is the flavour of the season. Be it biopics or social messages. The first awkward moment for the family audience was when bra panty underwear ads went online. Long ago, some makers ventured into bridging the gap between communities by depicting inter cast and inter class romance. The condom...

Movies Hindi
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/06/13/NFAI-Story.jpg?itok=KuveZKHc
Rs-500m film digitisation, sound restoration & software RFPs to be floated in '17-18

NEW DELHI: Noting that substantial under-utilisation of funds under the National Film Heritage Mission has reflected in the overall idling of fund in the film sector as a whole during 2016-17, a Parliamentary Committee has asked the information and broadcasting ministry to ensure optimal...

Movies Hindi
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/06/12/chanpion.jpg?itok=zRh8SM4W
Ramzan or Champions Trophy can't be an excuse for dull period at box office

With the kind of films being made which find their way to the cinema halls, one can’t blame the dull period at the box office to the fasting month of Ramzan when the Muslim audience keeps away from entertainment or the Championship Trophy 50 over matches being played in England.

Movies Hindi
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/06/12/Meryl%20Streep.jpg?itok=hyA6SrTs
Reliance, Universal & eOne to distribute Fox-Amblin's Spielberg movie 'The Papers'

MUMBAI: Twentieth Century Fox and Amblin Entertainments' riveting drama inspired by actual events, 'The Papers' began principal photography in New York recently. Internationally, the film will be distributed through Amblin’s deals with Universal Studios, Reliance Entertainment, eOne and other...

Movies International

Latest News

Load More

Sign up for our Newsletter

subscribe for latest stories