Asia’s one of the largest conferences on Entertainment Business – FICCI Frames, featuring a number of interactive panel discussions, workshops and celebrity keynotes is scheduled for March 23rd to 25th 20011, at Hotel Renaissance in Mumbai.
Some of the key speakers lined up for the event comprise of Stewart Beck, High Commissioner of Canada to India & Bhutan; Hollywood star Hugh Jackman and Chairman and Chief Executive – News Corporation, Europe and Asia – James Murdoch, apart from several leading filmmakers, Bollywood celebrities and media gurus will address the convention.
With its strong focus on films, the major highlights of 2011 will include:
a) Roundtable on European Film Financing & Co Production: A two hour in depth presentation, consultancy & analysis by Finance Consultant Juliane Schulze, Peacefulfish, Germany.
b) David Freeman Masterclass on Live Action Films & Animation: i) The secret behind Pixar’s magic: The 11 techniques that make Pixar films successful.
ii) The 6 Layers of a great film character: This presentation contains precise techniques to make characters unforgettable, realistic and emotionally layered. This can be used for Live Action also.
c) FICCI – NASSCOM Game Developers Conference (GDC) on Day 3 (25th March 2011): The first ever FICCI – NASSCOM Game Developers Conference as a part of Frames 2011. This one day conference on Game development will include power packed CEO’s panel discussion and tracks on game programming, design & art.
Apart from several sessions and panel discussions, a number of stalls displaying the products and services of several leading media majors, an exclusive speakers’ lounge and a state of the art media lounge will be arranged.
Networking lunches, dinners and cocktails will be a part of the conference where many important deals could be initiated. During FRAMES, BAF (Best Animated Frames) Awards are given out recognizing talent in animation, gaming and VFX. Each year, the FICCI Living Legend Awards felicitate Indian cine-stars who have changed the history of Indian cinema with their talent and contribution.