MUMBAI: The Ahmedabad International Film Festival, which runs from 25 – 28 June, will be launching its Independent Film Bazaar.
Three studios at the Film Festival will be exclusively reserved for screenings for the film bazaar. The organisers of the event FulMarxx Integrated Filmed Entertainment Company and Go Bananas have launched this open market where filmmakers and buyers can interact and make business happen.
Shamiana-Short Film Club founder Cyrus Dastur said, "We at Shamiana are proud to be associated with The Ahmedabad International Film Festival and are in fact looking forward to an exciting event ahead. At AIFF, we’re hoping to acquire independent films for distribution. It is a great platform for people to connect and is sure to give a fillip to the business of short films."
NDTV Lumiere business head Dhruvank Vaidya adds, "The Independent Film Bazaar is an excellent initiative to further promote the cause of high quality films in India. I am sure the participants of this Bazaar, both buyers and sellers will gain a lot from their interactions with a cross section of the industry and the network of connections that they will develop during these three days. NDTV Lumiere, whose mission is to develop an audience for quality cinema in India will also be an active participant in the Bazaar. We look forward to meeting and interacting with a wide range of like minded individuals during this time."
This three-day event invites participation from filmmakers interested in finding buyers for their films.