Information and Broadcasting Ministry, in collaboration with Confederation of Indian Industry, is participating at the Berlin International Film Festival, 2019. India Pavilion has been set up at Berlinale to showcase Indian cinema at the global platform and facilitate new business opportunities in media and entertainment sector.
According to an official release, the Indian delegation met with Pascal Diot, Head of Venice Production Bridge, Venice International Film Festival. During the meeting, Mr Diot expressed his interest to work with India and International Film Festival of India (IFFI). The delegation also met Ms Hannah Fisher, Senior International Program Consultant, Heartland Film Festival, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA.
Ms. Fisher talked about opportunities of future collaboration with IFFI 2019 and discussed scope of working together to showcase India at the Heartland Film Festival. The delegation from New Zealand Film Commission expressed their interest to work with India and discussed on taking up progressive developments regarding the India-New Zealand Co-production treaties.
During the interactions, the Indian delegation explored opportunities regarding co-production with India and collaborations for films with international production houses.