Govt plans to set up Film Commission in a year’s time
The government is planning to set up a Film Commission in a year’s time which will be a single window mechanism to facilitate film making by both Indian and Foreign film makers. The Information and Broadcasting Minister Ms. Ambika Soni held that this is being done because a large number of Indians want to make films abroad and vice-versa and there are a lot of difficulties in the processes involved.
She also held that the government is also setting up the museum for the Indian film industry to commemorate 100 years of Indian cinema. The Planning Commission has sanctioned the proposal of over Rs 500 crore to restore and digitalise all films and documentaries which have been in the archives and this will be completed in the next five years.