Category: Film Tourism

Chinese cultural delegation visits Amaravati, shows interest in film production

An 11-member Chinese delegation recently met Ambica Krishna, Chairman of the Andhra Pradesh Film Development Corporation (AP FDC) to discuss on a film shooting in heritage sites. They also indicated interest in the exchange of views and cooperation in the production of movies in both countries. The delegation also expressed interest to invest in the […]

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Uttarakhand being developed as a high-end tourism state

India, in addition to being one of the leading film producing countries with the filming community spread across various regions of the country, also offers a diversity of landscape and locations in the different States and Union Territories, making it an appealing destination for production of both international and domestic films. Uttarakhand is being aimed […]

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Azerbaijan allows filming Indian movie scenes to attract more Indian tourists

With an aim to attract Indian tourists to the country, the Azerbaijan Tourism Association (AzTA) is working hard and negotiating with various Indian companies informed AzTA Chairman Nahid Bagirov. “The Association took the initiative of filming Indian movie scenes in Baku, which ended relatively recently. When this film comes out, it will be a big […]

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Karnataka to provide incentive to filmmakers for showcasing state’s tourism spots

Under a new Karnataka Film Tourism Policy 2018, approved by the Cabinet, the State will provide a financial incentive of up to INR 2.5 crore to filmmakers whose movies showcase popular tourist destinations in Karnataka. Krishna Byre Gowda, Law Minister informed after the Cabinet meeting that the policy is inspired from similar incentives the filmmakers […]

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Hislop to film her short stories to increase tourists to Greece

Victoria Hislop, one of the best-selling British authors will collaborate with Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) to convert some of her short stories into films. The purpose behind this conversion is to introduce all the unexplored sides of Greece. At the recently held World Travel Mart London, Hislop was a guest at the press conference […]

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Greece – A 365-day Destination wins World’s Best Tourism Film 2018 at CIFFT

Greece – A 365-day Destination, the Greek National Tourism Organization’s (GNTO) promotional video won CIFFT People’s Choice Award for World’s Best Tourism Film 2018. Promoted by the International Committee of Tourism Film Festivals (CIFFT), the CIFFT ‘People’s Choice’ Award is an online voting competition for all the films that participate in the Grand Prix CIFFT […]

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Arunachal Pradesh to attract tourists through films and film festivals

Arunachal government has signed an agreement with Entertainment Society of Goa (ESG), an agency formed by Goa government in 2004 that organises International Film Festival of India (IFFI) every year. International Tribal Film Festival will be organised in Arunachal Pradesh every year with the help of ESG to attract the film industry all over the […]

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Rajinikanth explores beauty of Darjeeling hills for upcoming movie

Actor-turned-politician Rajinikanth shooting in the Darjeeling hills for almost 10 days now has said the world will see the region’s beautiful and unexplored places through his upcoming film. Rajinikanth is shooting in Darjeeling for his upcoming film and has a month-long shooting schedule in the hills. Recently, The Tourism Minister of West Bengal, Gautam Deb […]

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Film tourism proves positive for Fiji Islands

According to Fiji’s Film Commission, ‘Film-Fiji’, movies shot in the islands has generated more USD 240 million in revenue. 46 projects have been produced in Fiji so far. The projects include TV shows, documentaries and feature films. The film production in Fiji has helped in boosting the economy and provided the citizen with employment opportunities. […]

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Pondicherry International Film Festival to be held from September 26-30

Supported by Puducherry Tourism Department and organised by streaming platform Pickurflick, the inaugural edition of Pondicherry International Film Festival (PIFF 2018), an independent film festival will showcase more than 100 films. The film festival will be held from September 26-30 at multiple locations across Puducherry. Apart from film screening, the five-day will also host art […]

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