Producers Guild of India and EuFCN sign big deal

Sakal Times
Tuesday, 21 May 2019

Truls Kontny, president of the European Film Commissioners Network, in a statement said, “We wish to enhance our relationship with India and look forward to work with Producers Guild of India to facilitate further opportunities for dialogue and the creation of ideas, sharing of ideas and best practices for a forward thinking film production business."

The Producers Guild of India and the European Film Commissioners Network (EuFCN) have entered into an agreement to enhance their relationship for the mutual benefit of the film production industries between India and European countries.

The agreement was signed on Tuesday at the India Pavilion at the 72nd edition of Cannes Film Festival.

“Both the parties have agreed to enter into an agreement with aim to primarily work together to share ideas and best practices on domestic and international film production, shooting and promotion and use their best endeavours to enable the seamless and most cost-effective use of local services and facilities with regard to securing agreements to film across the respective countries, agencies, organisations and Government authorities,” read a statement.

Truls Kontny, president of the European Film Commissioners Network, in a statement said, “We wish to enhance our relationship with India and look forward to work with Producers Guild of India to facilitate further opportunities for dialogue and the creation of ideas, sharing of ideas and best practices for a forward thinking film production business. Hopefully this collaboration will also lead to more common content development and co-productions of TV-series and film projects between India and the European countries.”

Kulmeet Makkar, chief executive officer of Producers Guild of India, added, “Indian content industry already has working relationships with many of the European countries and I am confident that this agreement will help further their relationship for the mutual benefit of the film production industries between India and European countries”.

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