The Bihar government will offer assistance to filmmakers to make films depicting the state’s rich culture and traditions, a senior official said on Sunday. Interacting with filmmakers and other entertainment industry stakeholders ahead of the opening ceremony of the 53rd International Indian Film Festival in Goa, the Secretary of the Department of Art, Culture and Youth of the Bihar, Bandana Preyashi, said there is huge potential and opportunities for filmmaking in the eastern state. ”Bihar has pristine locations and adequate infrastructure. The glorious past of the State in the field of art and culture and the natural cinematographic wealth are enough to attract filmmakers. So, we invite them to come and explore,” she said.
Preyashi also inaugurated the “Bihar Pavillion”, installed for the first time at the International Indian Film Festival (IFFI).
“The theme we have chosen is ‘Explore Bihar’. The state government is keen on creating the whole ecosystem that a movie needs. Today was the first day of IFFI-2022 and my meeting with the filmmakers and other stakeholders was very fruitful. The government invites film industry stakeholders to come and explore the state,’ Preyashi told PTI by phone from Goa.
She briefed the filmmakers on the efforts and measures taken by the state government to promote the film industry in Bihar and assured them of institutional support and a comprehensive ecosystem, she said.
“I also briefed them on the main features of the upcoming Bihar film promotion policy which includes financial incentives for making films in the state, special grant for regional films, one stop shop for all clearances government, proper safety and security arrangements,” Preyashi said. said. The film festival will continue until November 28.
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