Film Tourism potential of destinations to be showcased during the Conclave encouraging Film Makers to shoot films there PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PHDCCI) is organising the Global Film Tourism Conclave with the theme Promoting Destinations through Films on October 7, 2017 at Novotel Mumbai, Juhu Beach, Mumbai.
The objective of organizing the programme is to promote Film Tourism, highlighting the tourism destinations across India and abroad and encourage Indian as well as Foreign Film Makers to shoot films there. The programme is supported by the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India. The Film & Television Producers Guild of India is the Synergy Partner for the programme.
The Conclave will be inaugurated by Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, Minister of Minority Affairs, among a host of eminent dignitaries from the Ministry of Tourism, Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, Ministry of Culture and Ministry of Civil Aviation.
Renowned veterans of the Indian Film Industry like Mukesh Bhatt, Boney Kapoor, Prakash Jha, Madhur Bhandarkar, Ashutosh Gowariker, Shyam Benegal, Akbar Khan, Ramesh Sippy and Subhash Ghai among others have been invited to grace the occasion.
Representatives from tourism boards like Romania, China, Czech Republic, Mauritius, Delhi, Himachal Pradesh, Gujarat, Punjab among others will give presentations on the incentive schemes for shooting a film in their destinations. International Production Houses like Family Film Entertainment will give a presentation on their expertise on film making.
Sharing more details about the programme, Mukesh Gupta, Chairman- Tourism Committee, PHDCCI, said, “Global Film Tourism Conclave is an excellent platform in promoting tourism to those locations where shooting for feature films take place. The locations, especially the ones abroad shown in the feature films attract millions of film buffs. As per a survey, Indians top the tourism charts for the number of tourists visiting the famous locations abroad. I am certain that our initiative will turn out to be highly fruitful in promoting and creating awareness about the untapped potential of Film Tourism in India.”
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