CII to project India as global entertainment portal

CII to project India as global entertainment portal

Panaji: The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) will be hosting a conference on promotion, growth and development of India’s showbiz sector, on the eve of 38th International Film Festival of India (IFFI) here.

The two-day seminar, starting on 22 November, titled ‘India-The Big Picture’ intends to project India as a global platform for entertainment business and provide business networking forums to the delegates, a CII official stated.

The seminar, which is co-hosted by Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Directorate of Film Festival and Film and Television Producers Guild of India, expects over 250 delegates from across the globe including USA, UK, Singapore, Middle-East, France and Canada.

It will have film producers, exhibitors, distributors, post-production companies, content providers, technicians suppliers, manufacturers and solution providers apart from film funding bodies, specialist film financers, venture capitalists, consultants, analysts, lawyers, advertisement and public relation agencies, marketing and communication strategies, sales as well as acquisition agents participating in it, CII stated.

The conference will revolve around innovations in entertainment, digital revolution, new technologies and emergence of multi platform distribution system, new markets for Indian entertainment business, financing issues, business opportunities in the entertainment sector and others, an officials said.