Globally, the contribution of audiovisual industry to the general economic development of a region has been well recognized and documented. The direct and accrued benefits have prompted governments across the world to form public bodies called Film Commissions to promote and provide structured facilities to ease foreign productions in a territory.
Given the strength of Indiaas media and entertainment industry, its rich heritage and diverse landscape, India is well poised to attract foreign productions into the country. This paper attempts to further our understanding of the role played by Film Commissions globally and their benefits by highlighting global best practices.
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The Indian Entertainment Industry report: An Unfolding Opportunity jointly done by FICCI and KPMG is an assessment of the commercial dynamics of this vibrant segment of the Indian economy. This Report, which covers all segments and verticals of the Indian Entertainment Industry is the only one of its kind available in India and the most authentic referral document on the industry.
The entertainment Law book jointly published by FICCI and Amarchand Mangaldas, a leading law firm of India delves deeply into the regulatory aspect of the entertainment industry. This comprehensive report, a must for all practitioners in this field covers the areas of Broadcast Regulation, Radio Broadcast Policy Committee, Venture Capital and Film Finance, Co-production Treaties and Agreement, Digital Rights Management and Delineation of Film Rights Copyright.