The Mumbai Film Festival strives to celebrate cinema in all its forms and to create a vibrant forum for filmmakers and industry professionals from India and around the world. In harmony with the Festival’s objectives, MAMI’s Film Business Centre seeks to become the finest platform for Indian and International film Industries to come together.
Important Buyers and Sales Agents from around the world expressed keen interest in conducting business with the Indian Film Industry. Senior representatives of:
- Pathe (France and UK)
- Studio Canal (France)
- IM Global (USA)
- Wide management (France)
- Pioniwa (Japan)
- MK2 (France)
- Memento Films International (France)
- Bavaria Films International (Germany)
- Yomiuri TV (Japan)
- Sheherazad Media International (Iran)
- Visual Media Institute (Iran)
- Danish Film Institute (Denmark)
among a host of others, converged at the Film Business Centre hosted by the 12th Mumbai Film Festival.
The Film Business Centre facilitated B2B interactions among the International representatives and Indian companies, especially the independent Producers, Distributors, Buyers, Exhibitors and Television Channels. The facility provided special messaging service, assistance in setting up meetings, informal consultations and registration for invited Industry delegates to attend exclusive networking events.
The endeavour to stimulate international visibility and growth of Indian film, distribution and production has received enthusiastic support from the National and Regional Film Associations, Chambers and Federations that include the Indian Film Federation, Film & Television Producers Guild, Film Exporters Association, IMPPA and many others. Several Production Companies, Distributors, Buyers and Television Channels like Yash Raj Films, UTV, Shemaroo Entertainment, Cinergy Independent Film Services, Star Entertainment have confirmed participation and attendance.