Berlinale officials express keenness for enhanced positioning of India at the Festival

NetIndian News Network

Toronto, September 10, 2019

The Indian delegation at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) 2019 continued their deliberations with key personalities from the film industry and those associated with the festival circuit.
In their discussions with representatives of Berlin International Film Festival (Berlinale), the Indian delegation representatives Chaitanya Prasad, Additional Director General, Directorate of Film Festival and Dhanpreet Kaur, Deputy Secretary, Ministry of Information & Broadcasting explored the possibilities and options of enhanced Indian presence at Berlinale 2020.
The first round of discussions were held with Jana Wolff, Head- Marketing & Advertising, Berlinale.
The representative of Berlinale was apprised of the policy changes in the film sector which were aimed at ‘ease of shooting in India’; the contours of Single Window Clearance were also outlined.
Wolff mentioned the possible options the European Film Market would be looking into in order to ensure greater participation of India.

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