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Indywood launches Billion Dollar Club

Indywood launches Billion Dollar Club

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Commenting on Billionaires Club, Sohan Roy, Founder Director of Indywood highlighted that Billionaires Club is a novel initiative to attract business tycoons, investors and corporates from across the world to entertainment industry in India. “Opportunities galore in entertainment sector especially movies, animation and graphics. The Indian Film Industry according to a report prepared by Deloitte-Indywood is expected to grow at 11 per cent CAGR reaching USD 3.7 billion by 2020. In the coming years the volume of foreign direct investment will play a decisive role in conceiving and implementing mega projects. Billionaires Club is a new step in this direction to educate movers and shakers about the vast opportunities in the sector and how it can be tapped effectively,” he said. 1000 movies
Movie lovers, Meet these jury members of ALIIFF 2017

Movie lovers, Meet these jury members of ALIIFF 2017

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All Lights India International Film Festival 2017 ( ALIIFF, 2017) is a part of Indywood Film Carnival that is scheduled to be held in Ramoji Film City, Hyderabad from December 1st. The film Festival screens more that 150 films from 80+ countries. Meet these brilliant Jury members of ALIIFF. Matthew Helderman Matthew Helderman is a Leading Hollywood film producer. Helderman who hails from Los Angeles started his career as a floor runner at the New York Stock Exchange is now one of the most successful media entrepreneurs in the United States of America. Before entering the entertainment business he served Paramount Studios as a co-producer. Helderman, currently, is the Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of BondIt Media Capital. The company has financed more than 150 plus featur...
Indywood-Face of India ties up with the Fashion Giant BSG

Indywood-Face of India ties up with the Fashion Giant BSG

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The strategic association between two prominent players in Film and Fashion industries will be a big boon for talents across the country Job opportunities in Fashion and Entertainment industries will double by 2020 Face of India title winner will get direct entry to Asia Model Festival to be held in South Korea and stand a chance to win a feature film contract In a significant move, two prominent players in Film and Fashion Industries have announced strategic collaboration to meet the growing demands for talents. Pune headquartered Badal Saboo Group (BSG), a leading business conglomerate with interests in Fashion, Real Estate Advisory, International Trading and Hospitality, has joined hands with Kerala-based Indywood Film Carnival, an ambitious project of 10 billion US ...
Sohan Roy’s Vision on Indian Cinema by 2020- Here is all about it!

Sohan Roy’s Vision on Indian Cinema by 2020- Here is all about it!

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Sohan Roy is a well-known name in several fields,'Aries Group of Companies' a conglomerate he founded in 1998 has forayed into several industries from shipping, architecture, media production, television industry, event management, e-solutions and much more. However, he is best known as the director of 3D science fiction film 'Dam 999'.     A businessman who wears many hats, Roy agreed to sit down with us amidst his busy schedule. Here are excerpts from the power-packed conversation.   You started your career as a naval architect and then moved to build your own business. Tell us about your journey. Yes, I started my career as a naval architect. My parents were teachers. So I did not have any business background. Even as a student, I would run a...
“Railway Children” in ALIIFF’s International Competition for Indywood Panorama

“Railway Children” in ALIIFF’s International Competition for Indywood Panorama

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-Deepika V Watch more ALIIFF news right here: CAST: Pari as Raju, Manohara as Jollu, Ramesh Babu as ticket collector, Jyothi as NGO Worker, Syed Parvez as Pappu Director: Prithvi Konanur Producer: Prithvi Konanur, Birthi Gangadhar, Chethana Gokul, Anjali Nayak, Vijendra Rao, Don Thompson Editor: Shivkumar Swamy Cinematographer: Eswaran Thangavel Art Director: Ramachandra Hosur Language: Kannada Runtime: 1 h 15 Minutes Country: India Released Date: 23 Oct 2016 Accolades Won: Karnataka State Film Award under categories Best Film, Best Child Actor (Male) Silver Lotus Award for the category Best Child Artist Prize of the Ecumenical Jury at Zlín International Film Festival for Children and Youth Nominated Golden Slipper category at Zlín Intern
“Palyadawasi” in ALIIFF’s International Competition for Indywood Panorama

“Palyadawasi” in ALIIFF’s International Competition for Indywood Panorama

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-Deepika V Watch more ALIIFF news right here Cast:  Sayaba , Vishwanath Kale, Chindi , Pragati Kolage, Akash BANASODE, Karteek Mane Director    : Pragati Kolage Producer    : Pragati Kolage Cinematographer:   Aniket Khandagale Language    : Marathi Country    : India Year           : 2017 Duration    : 2 Hours Editor        : Kshitija Khandagale Screening Type    : 2D Story Line: The Marathi movie Palyadawasi directed by Pragati Kolage exposes the reality of Paradhi (hunters) tribal community. These tribal people are usually found in the outskirts of Maharastra, India. The paradhi tribes are considered indifferent by the police and they are usually portrayed as criminal in the eyes of the society. Due to this reason, they still live in the outskirts. The
Indywood honours Telugu journalists

Indywood honours Telugu journalists

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Deserving recognition for prominent journalists from print, visual, online and radio media Lifetime Achievement Awards were awarded to A.V. N. H. S. Sarma, Khaja Quayum Anwar, Anandam Pulipalupula and Jayadeva Rentala for their valuable contributions to film and media industry Indywood plans pan India events to honour journalists for their contributions Hyderabad:  The Indian Film Industry giant, Indywwod has honoured journalists from Telugu print, radio, online, visual media by conferring the prestigious Indywood Media Excellence Awards. The awards were given for their valuable contribution and efforts to raise Film and Media industry. Chairman of Telangana State Press Academy, Allam Narayana  inaugurated the function that was held at Hotel Plaza near Begumpet on Wednesday.
ALIIFF sets screens for Short Films, Documentaries and much more

ALIIFF sets screens for Short Films, Documentaries and much more

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 As announced through a press meet held at Kochi, the Film Industry Giant, Indywood has released the list of movies  and short films that are shortlisted for the competitive and non-competitive categories of ALIIFF. Check out the list of short films, documentaries and other categories here: International Competition for Student Short Films SANYOG Directed by Aly Rana India | 2016 | 19 Mins BEER AND CALIPPO Directed by Paul Ploberger Austria | 2016 | 28 Mins   HELP WANTED Directed by Jacquile Kambo Canada | 2016 | 15 Mins  THE LOUDEST SILENCE Directed by Marccela Moreno Brazil | 2016 | 15 Mins ANTICIPATIONS Directed by Mauro Walker Switzerland | 2016 | 3 Mins BONUSMOTHER Directed by Sebastian C. Christensen Denmark | 2017 | 7
Are you a movie Buff? Check out the list of films all set to be screened in ALIIFF 2017

Are you a movie Buff? Check out the list of films all set to be screened in ALIIFF 2017

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As announced through a press meet held at Kochi, the Film Industry Giant, Indywood has released the list of movies that are shortlisted for the competitive and non-competitive categories of ALIIFF. Check out the list of movies and get the details of each by clicking the respective links: Category I: International Competition for Feature Films: AREA by Luisito Lagdameo Ignacio Philippines| 2016 | 106 Mins THE SIS by Marjan Ashrafizadeh Iran | 2016 | 94 Mins FEAST OF VARANASI by Rajan Patel UK | 2016 | 93 Mins TRAIN TRAVELERS DIARY by Miloš Radović Serbia | 2016| 85 Mins HELSMAN (KASHTIBAN) by Majid Esmaeili-Parsa Iran | 2016 | 85 Mins SAAWAN by Farhan Alam USA | 2017 | 138 Mins NOWHERE TO HIDE by Farhan Alam Norway | 2016 | 86 Mins   C
“Area” in Feature Films International Competition of ALIIFF

“Area” in Feature Films International Competition of ALIIFF

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Area Director : Luisito Lagdameo Ignacio Producer : Baby Go, Ferdinand Lapuz, Dennis Evangelista, Romeo Lindain Cinematographer : Rain Yamson Language : Tagalog Editor : Gilbert Obispo Year :2016 Country : Philippines Duration: 106 mins Synopsis: Area is a neighbourhood of brothels located at a short distance from the city’s red-light district. Here sex workers can be had for a can of sardines or even on credit. With upto 700 brothels that serviced thousands of men, mainly those who belonged to the low income category the Area shined well on it days of good business. It was the hub for people who took advantage of the cheap pricing like low-income men,hormonally active boys and society misfits. It was on the verge of closing down and one of the last of the brothe
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