CANNES: At the Cannes Film Mart, the Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) threw a producers networking party yesterday in the International Village. Attended by many Indians from all over the world, the party also had some producers and distributors from Canada in attendance.
The Indian brigade who attended comprised Sudhir Mishra, Ruchika Narain, Krishna Shah, Amit Bhatnagar, Sahara One’s Sandeep Bhargava, Celluloid Dreams’ Kanad Kashyap and Divya Seengal, iDream CEO Ashish Bhatnagar and Rohit Sharma, Aditya Bhattacharya and Saregama CEO Subroto Chattopadhya.
The party, a good initiative from CII, provided a chance for Indians the world over to network together. What would help is if many more international producers, financiers, distributors, buyers would also make it to such parties.