Category: Film Tourism

Amritsar Administration offers Heritage Street for film shoots

The Amritsar Administration announced that the location of Heritage Street, which leads to the holy shrine of Golden Temple, can be utilised for film shoots, free of cost. Film-makers will be offered all facilities with negligible formalities. Recently Yamla Pagla Deewana 3 was shot around the Heritage Street without any charges. However, the Shiromani Gurdwara […]

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Destination Monaco hosts Karan Johar

The Monaco Government Tourist and Convention Authority along with Hotel Metropole and Fairmont Monte-Carlo hosted Director and Producer – Karan Johar. Johar was accompanied by Jewellery Designer – Maheep Kapoor and Seema Khan. Rajeev Nangia, Director-India, Monaco Government Tourist Bureau, said, “Destination Monaco takes immense pride and happiness in hosting the star entrepreneur Karan Johar […]

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Austria invites Bollywood film-makers to shoot in the region

The Producers Guild of India in association with Robinville Intech – representing Innsbruck Tourism, Cine Tirol, and Location Austria organised an event titled “Bollywood goes to Austria, Tirol, and Innsbruck”. A panel discussion was held which highlighted Austria as the preferred destination for Bollywood film productions. “Since 2015, representation of Austrian business and tourism interests have soared in India […]

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3rd Indywood Film Carnival at Hyderabad witnesses overwhelming response

Film studio, Ramoji Film City played host to the 3rd Edition of the Indywood Film Carnival 2017, from December 1-4 which was attended by thousands of filmmakers and celebrities from over 100 countries. The four-day carnival witnessed 50,000 footfalls, 5,000 trade delegates, more than 500 investors, 300 exhibitors and 2,500 plus talents from across the […]

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Assam offers incentives to shoot movies in the state

In a bid to encourage tourism in the eastern part of the country, Assam has introduced new incentives and subsidies to encourage directors and producers of the Indian film industry to shoot movies in the state. Speaking at an event, Sarbananda Sonowal, Chief Minister, Assam, stated, “The Assam Government is offering incentives and subsidies, including […]

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3rd Indywood Film Carnival at Hyderabad witnesses overwhelming response

Film studio, Ramoji Film City played host to the 3rd Edition of the Indywood Film Carnival 2017, from December 1-4 which was attended by thousands of filmmakers and celebrities from over 100 countries. The four-day carnival witnessed 50,000 footfalls, 5,000 trade delegates, more than 500 investors, 300 exhibitors and 2,500 plus talents from across the […]

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Macao is all set for the 2nd International Film Festival & Awards

The 2nd International Film Festival & Awards Macao will be staged from 8 to 14 December. The Organizing Committee announced the dazzling line-up of international film stars and directors including internationally-reputed action star Donnie Yen and rising Korean movie star D.O. as Talent Ambassadors, and internationally-acclaimed film director John Woo as Festival Ambassador. President of […]

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Goa Tourism gears up to facilitate screen tourism

In order to develop Goa as a film tourism destination, the government is looking forward to ensuring various infrastructure facilities in place such as a film city and facilitate film production. It has plans for providing equipment such as cranes, spotlights, reflectors, camera etc. along with many other production facilities needed for film shootings. Easing […]

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Assam Tourism encourages filmmakers to shoot in the region

The Assam Tourism Development Corporation Limited (ATDC) has assisted three movies to be filmed in various parts of the state and is now encouraging filmmakers from outside the region to visit and shoot in Assam. The ATDC is also considering of establishing a film city in Dima Hasao district to help the filmmakers. “We are […]

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Kolkata International Film Festival showcases investment opportunities in Bengal

Tapping the tourism potential and promoting Bengal as an ideal shooting location, the Government of West Bengal has picked the 23rd Kolkata International Film Festival (KIFF) as an annual event to use the silver screen as a route to drive foreign investment into the tourism sector of West Bengal. The KIFF will be held from […]

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