Category: Film Tourism

Macao all set to host the 4th International Film Festival & Award this December

The 4th International Film Festival & Awards Macao (IFFAM) is being held from December 5 to 10 this year. Director of Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO) and President of the IFFAM Organising Committee, Maria Helena de Senna Fernandes, Artistic Director of IFFAM Mike Goodridge and Executive Vice President of the IFFAM Organising Committee and President […]

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Joker triggers onslaught of ‘meme tourism’ after fanatics flock to Bronx

Even as the cinematic world still resonates with applause over Joaquin Phoenix’s gut-punching portrayal of Arthur Fleck in the film Joker, a new menace has surfaced in the neighbourhood of Bronx where the iconic ‘dancing scene’ was shot. The winding flight of stairs between Shakespeare and Anderson Avenues in Bronx’s Highbridge neighbourhood has gained itself […]

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Tourism Authority of Thailand, Mumbai conducts ASEAN-Indian Film Festival to promote film tourism and cultural ties

The Tourism Authority of Thailand, Mumbai in cooperation with the tourism boards of the ASEAN countries and India, inaugurated a three-day long film festival at the National Museum of Indian Cinema (Film Division), which was held from August 9-11. The ASEAN-Indian Film Festival is one of the events being held to commemorate 2019 as the […]

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Indian films take over Portugal

Portugal has joined the ranks of popular European destinations that the Indian film industry is flocking to. A popular Telegu film Balam was shot in Portugal last year starring Hrithik Roshan, Yami Gautam and Telegu actress Nayanthara. Bollywood actors Shah Rukh Khan and Anushka Sharma lent their star power to ‘Jab Harry Met Sejal’ which […]

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Consulate General of Hungary in India holds a special screening of “Lend Me Your Eyes, Baltazars” in Mumbai

The Consulate General of Hungary in India along with SPJ Sadhana School organised a special screening of the award-winning documentary Lend Me Your Eyes, Baltazars on 7th May in Mumbai. The screening was a star-studded affair and was attended by H.E. Ferenc Jari-Consul General of Hungary in Mumbai; Dora Elek-Director; actresses Anna Keresztez and Veronika […]

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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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