Category: Film Tourism

3rd Indywood Film Carnival at Hyderabad witnesses overwhelming response

Film studio, Ramoji Film City played host to the 3rd Edition of the Indywood Film Carnival 2017, from December 1-4 which was attended by thousands of filmmakers and celebrities from over 100 countries. The four-day carnival witnessed 50,000 footfalls, 5,000 trade delegates, more than 500 investors, 300 exhibitors and 2,500 plus talents from across the […]

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Macao is all set for the 2nd International Film Festival & Awards

The 2nd International Film Festival & Awards Macao will be staged from 8 to 14 December. The Organizing Committee announced the dazzling line-up of international film stars and directors including internationally-reputed action star Donnie Yen and rising Korean movie star D.O. as Talent Ambassadors, and internationally-acclaimed film director John Woo as Festival Ambassador. President of […]

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Goa Tourism gears up to facilitate screen tourism

In order to develop Goa as a film tourism destination, the government is looking forward to ensuring various infrastructure facilities in place such as a film city and facilitate film production. It has plans for providing equipment such as cranes, spotlights, reflectors, camera etc. along with many other production facilities needed for film shootings. Easing […]

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Assam Tourism encourages filmmakers to shoot in the region

The Assam Tourism Development Corporation Limited (ATDC) has assisted three movies to be filmed in various parts of the state and is now encouraging filmmakers from outside the region to visit and shoot in Assam. The ATDC is also considering of establishing a film city in Dima Hasao district to help the filmmakers. “We are […]

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Kolkata International Film Festival showcases investment opportunities in Bengal

Tapping the tourism potential and promoting Bengal as an ideal shooting location, the Government of West Bengal has picked the 23rd Kolkata International Film Festival (KIFF) as an annual event to use the silver screen as a route to drive foreign investment into the tourism sector of West Bengal. The KIFF will be held from […]

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VisitBritain promotes tourism through film-tourism campaign

  With an aim to entice international tourists, VisitBritain has roped in a new film tourism campaign ahead of the release of Paddington 2 in Britain. VisitBritain has partnered with STUDIOCANAL to compel people to book an adventure-filled, marmalade-inspired holiday to the UK. The film releases in November. The sequel follows Paddington as he explores […]

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PHD Chamber forecast 11.5% growth in film industry by 2020

The PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry has projected that the film industry is expected to grow at 11.5% year-on-year, reaching a total gross total of 240 billion ($3.7 billion) by 2020. The forecast has been predicted jointly by the PHD Chamber and its Knowledge partner BnB Nation which was released in Mumbai at the […]

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Lionsgate Films sets foot in India to produce movies

Lionsgate Films, one of the most prominent Hollywood studios will soon start producing films in India. Lionsgate Films is a unit of Lions Gate Entertainment Corporation that reported revenue of $ 3.2 billion in the year to 31 March 2017. Internationally, the studio is known for blockbusters such as dystopian science fiction adventure series The […]

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Bollywood’s growing fascination of filming in UK

The UK has become the destination of choice for many global film-makers, and Bollywood is quick to make use of it by making it an ideal destination for filming. The Office for National Statistics in UK also reported that movie production in the UK has grown 72% since 2014. Last year, £1.3bn was spent by […]

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Government working to protect film and music industry

Commerce and Industry Minister, Nirmala Sitharaman, has ensured that the government will protect intellectual property rights of film and : music industry as any kind of piracy is “absolutely unacceptable”. Addressing participants of three-day national workshop on enforcement of intellectual property rights, the minister said the film and music industry representatives have been in a […]

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