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The Indywood Film Carnival is a confluence of several exciting events. Some of the key programmes that are part
of its 3rd edition include:

Investors Consortium

Project Indywood, is a revolutionary step initiated to revamp the entire Indian film industry in 5 years. Indywood is a USD 10 Billion project initiated by a consortium of 2000 Indian corporate and billionaires and is expected to elevate Indian film industry to be at par or above its peers in the world.Designed truly in line with honorable Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi's 'Make in India' policy, Indywood aims to integrate the fragmented Indian film industry and envisage Innovative technology applications, world class infrastructure and new business models to bring about sweeping and revolutionary changes in the production, screening and marketing strategies as well as the business model of the Indian cinema. This mega event takes place at the world's largest Film Studio along with the celebrities from various Industries to make it an unforgettable experience of your life time. Indywood, being an initiative to elevate India as a global hub of the film industry is conceptualized to form a Consortium of Investors by bringing comprehensive and innovative changes in the production, screening and marketing strategies as well as the business model of the Indian Cinema.Though, the largest film producing nation in the world, India lags behind the global standards in terms of quality of distribution and exhibition of films, ranking far behind in the list of the best movie making industries in the world. The lag is mainly due to the fragmentation of the industry on the basis of language and geographical barriers within the country. With 100 set targets, the investment in India will be channelled through a consortium to initiate 10,000 new 4K projection multiplex screens, 100,000 2K projection home cinemas, film studios, animation/ VFX studios and film schools conforming to international standards. Formation of such consortium partnership by interactive meetings, Panel discussions with the Investors and Film community will be the highlight of Indywood film Carnival.

Indywood Film Market

Indywood Film Market (IFM) is a premier trade market that facilitates sales and promotion of International cinema to Indian market and vice versa. The expo will showcase films, film products, cinematic expertise, technology providers and much more to a national and international audience comprising key decision makers. Into its 3 rd edition, IFM has become a point of convergence for all global buyers and sellers, established personalities / companies to network with established and upcoming companies. The main sessions of Indywood Film Market include Market Screenings, Viewing Rooms, Film Conferences, Script Writing Labs, Producers Network, Film Finance Forum, Panel Discussions, Seminars etc... Visit Site

All Lights India International Film Festival

Promising a rich visual treat for film lovers from across the world, All Lights India International Film Festival is a premier showcase of award winning and commercial movies from over 70 countries. . Movies screened at the festival comprise of different categories such as World Premiers, Oscar nominees, Indywood Panorama, Master Classes, Retrospective and Tributes, Country Focus Screenings, World Cinema Screenings, Micro, Short and Documentary festival films etc... Visit Site

Indywood Talent Hunt

Indywood Talent Hunt offers young talented artists a unique platform to showcase their proficiency in various fields associated with the entertainment industry. An exclusive gateway to stardom, the platform identifies next generation film industry talents from the student community. Winners are given the opportunity to be part of international co-production projects. Visit Site

Indywood Film Business Awards

Initiated in association with the Indywood Film Market (IFM), International Film Business Awards (IFBA) is the world's first and only sales and distribution awards ceremony honouring the commitment, passion and excellence of distinct film personalities. The Awards also recognises prominent names in the film trade industry including film marketers, distributors, production houses and exhibitors who have contributed to the success of a film. Visit Site

Golden Frame Awards

Golden Frame Awards recognizes the creative excellence in cinema and honours the legends of the industry for their contribution to the movie fraternity. These awards are presented to the best films screened at the All Lights India International Film Festival (ALIIFF).

Product & Project Launches

Indywood Film Carnival aims to provide a launch pad for exciting new projects and products from the film industry. The launches also support film makers to communicate empathetically and market their products efficiently to the target audience.

Film Business Quiz

Film Business Quiz is a novel and fun filled event for pundits of the film industry to rack their brains and test their knowledge of Indian and world cinema.

Indywood Interactions (Conference & Panel Discussions)

Indywood Interactions is a perfect platform for prominent film industry professionals to discuss about the business side of films and interact with stakeholders from the global film industry. The event includes an array of sessions including panel discussions, conferences and seminars by top notch industry specialists and Master classes led by the best from the industry. These sessions aim to provide the visitors an understanding and insight into the industry, as well as generate ideas about negotiating with prospective investors.

Workshops & Seminars

Workshops & Seminars are an integral part of the carnival and provide hands-on experience to budding talents to hone their skills and learn more about the different aspects of filmmaking.

Media Interactions

This is an exclusive platform for media professionals to meet and interact with celebrities, film directors, industry professionals, budding artists etc at the film carnival, and bring public attention to their projects and social causes.

Indywood Excellence Awards

Indywood Excellence Awards recognises the prodigious efforts and contributions of entrepreneurs, technocrats, academicians and other allied organisations that have improved the art of film making in contemporary times.

  • Indywood Maritime Excellence Awards – Honours the commitment, vision and dedication of entrepreneurs, visionaries and organisations in taking new approach and creating a culture of innovation in the maritime industry.
  • Indywood Media Excellence Awards – Honours print and online media practitioners who have demonstrated excellence in providing ethical media solutions, products and services to the entertainment industry.
  • Indywood CSR Awards – – Awards – Honours and recognises responsible and sustainable CSR practices by an organisation / an individual that has set a standard for others to emulate.
  • Indywood Medical Excellence Awards - Honours the efforts and significant achievements of medical personalities, who have contributed towards improving the quality of healthcare facilities.

Film Tourism

Film Tourism offers unique and exclusive tourism packages for film enthusiasts from across the globe to go through the inspiring history of 100 years of Indian cinema. Itineraries include visits to studios, archives, museums, exhibitions, locations and film cities of historical and cultural importance. Exclusive packages for taking tourists to various exotic locations like the Taj Mahal, the golden beaches of Goa, and the dream house boat ride through the back waters of Kerala are also made available as part of Film Tourism.

Miss Indywood

Miss Indywood is a prestigious platform to search for a face which embodies oomph, style and confidence and can steal the hearts of millions through her underlining beauty complimented by a captivating smile. The beauty pageant will also be hosting an exclusive exhibition of costumes and wardrobes by International fashion designer Shravan Kumar.

Red Carpet Events & Networking Parties

Red Carpet events & Networking parties at Indywood Film Carnival allow attendees to gain access to the elite class of the film industry. These events are ideal for networking and act as an informal forum for delegates to get together and meet regional, national and international entrepreneurs, renew old connections and develop new bonds with the who's who of the industry. Exciting activities and programs are conducted at these parties to make the event entertaining for all the guests.