During the festival Indian delegation met prominent representatives from the International Film Fraternity.
Talks were also held on the participation at the Golden Jubilee edition of IFFI, possibility of taking forward the Government thrust of “Ease of filming in India” and a recent initiative to promote film facilitation in India as a single window clearance, and the growth potential of various verticals under the M&E sector.
In the discussions, Hannah Fisher, the Programming Head of Heartland International Film Festival of USA suggested that there could be a special focus on India for the festival commencing on the 10 of October 2019 under the ‘Foreign Language Category.
She said that this would help in enhancing the Golden Jubilee edition IFFI 2019 to the participants & the International audience. As part of IFFI & policy outreach, the Indian Delegation also met senior representatives from the Global-gate Entertainment.
They agreed to sensitize the 50th IFFI, Goa & suggested to provide names of eminent directors, film-makers, producers & actors which can be invited to IFFI this year.