Preety Ali to take special workshop at Okinawa Film Commission

MUMBAI: Humara Movie co founder and wife of Imtiaz Ali Preety Ali will be taking off on 22 March for the 5th Okinawa International Film Festival, Tokyo.

The International Film Festival organized by the Okinawa Film commission is spread across seven days and includes international movie screenings, workshops, location scouting, presentations and much more.

Ali will be attending the festival along with two other representatives from the Indian film fraternity. At the festival, she will be conducting workshops on the aspects of filmmaking and elaborate the culture and functioning of the Indian film industry and the production processes in India. She will also shed light on the recent production styles applied in India, market expansion, distribution and other relevant aspects of production which is her forte. As a part of the workshop, Ali will also be conducting a location scouting to share the insights on Indian movie production.

Ali has 16 years of experience in film and TV production. She has recently ventured into Humara Movie along with her partners, Vinay Mishra and Pallavi Rohatgi to provide a platform to budding filmmakers. She handles the creative process at Humara Movie and also heads the feature film division.

In her kitty, Ali has produced big budget and independent films like Black Friday and Namaste London. She started her career with Sony Entertainment Television, and went onto work on landmark TV shows like CID. She also conceptualized programs like Surabhi on Doordarshan and Good Food Guide on Star Plus.

Ali said, "I am thrilled to be invited at the Okinawa Film Festival. It will be interesting to share perspective on how our Indian film industry works as well as understand the take on films internationally. I am looking forward to discovering locations that may catch the Bollywood industry."

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