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18 Oct

OPENING CEREMONY

La Demeure St Antoine, Goodlands


7.00pm – 9.30pm

 

18 Oct

MASTER CLASS - Cinema Café - BPML

BPML Conference Room

Working Session on Film Directing |Moderator: Taran Adarsh

2.00pm – 4.00pm - Shaping a Story on Screen – Demystifying the Role of

a Director



 

19 Oct

FILM FINANCE CONFERENCE

Amphitheatre - Swami Vivekananda International Convention Centre

09h00 - 09h05  - Video Clip on Mauritius Film Industry

09h05 - 09h20 - Introduction & Welcome Address by  Francois Guibert, Chief Executive Officer, Economic Development Board

09h20 - 09h40 - Outlook of the Mauritius Film Industry by Arnaud Martin, Chairman, MFDC & Nanda Narrainen, Head - Creative Industries, Economic Development Board

09h40 - 10h05 - Does money talk or creative talk in the movie business - The critical success factors for getting films financed by Judith Chan, Executive Director, Media Banking Office, Coutts

10h05 - 10h30 - Networking Break

Session 1 : Evolving Structures in Film Finance | Moderator : Ben Lim

10h30 - 10h55 -  Film as an Asset class for investment ny High Networth Individual by Priyanka Agarwal, Co-Founder, Wishberry Crowdfunding Platform, India

10h55 - 11h15 - Taking the Producer through Completion Bond by Paul Raleigh, Founder,Hollard, South Africa

11h15 - 11h35 Intellectual Property Rights as a valuable asset to Finance Film by Phil Rymer, Lawyer, Media and Entertainment, UK

11h15 - 11h35: Testimonials:

  • Mr. Normal Fon Sing, Head of Corporate and Institutional Banking, SBM
  • Robin Smither, Senior Executive - Head Corporate Banking, Afrasia Bank

11h55 - Crowdfunding basics for film makers by Anant Agarwal, Manager, Investor Relations, Wishberry Crowdfunding Platform, India

12h20 - 12h35: Q & A

12h35 - 13h30: Lunch

Session 2 : Opportunities to develop Mauritius as a Global Financial platform for film financing | Moderator : Faraz Rojid

13h30 - 13h40: Setting the scene: Hon. N.Bodha, Minister of Public Infrastructure and Land Transport & Co-Chairperson, Mauritius Cinema Week Committee

13h40 - 15h00: Panel Members:

  • Judith Chan, Executive Director, Media Banking Office, Coutts
  • Phil Rymer, Lawyer, Media and Entertainment, UK
  • Paul Raleigh, Founder, Hollard, South Africa
  • Priyanka Agarwal, Co-Founder, Wishberry, India

15h30 - 15h45: Q & A

15h45 - 15h55: Launching of the Motion Picture Forum

15h55 - 16h10: Closing Remarks by Ken Poonoosamy, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Economic Development Board

16h10: End of Conference

 

 

19 Oct

Workshop: The Jobs of tomorrow in the Mauritius Film Industry

Kestrel Meeting Room - Swami Vivekananda International Convention Centre

Master of Ceremony & Moderator: Mr Sen Ramsamy

14h30 - 14h35  - Introduction & Welcome Address by MC

14h35 - 14h45 - Setting the Scene: Mauritius Film Industry - Nanda Narrainen, Head -Creative Industries, Economic Development Board

14h45 - 15h00 -Address by Minister of Education and Human Resources, Tertiary Education and Scientific Research, Hon. Leela Devi Dookun-Luchoomun

15h00 - 17h00 - Panel Session - Mr. Neeraj Pandey - Producer, Friday Film Works, India.

 Mr. Brent Dawes - Sandcastle studio, South Africa & Mauritius

17h00 - 17h30 -  Q&A

17h30 - Refreshments

20 Oct

MASTER CLASS - Cinema Café - SVICC

Kestrel Meeting Room - Swami Vivekananda International Convention Centre (SVICC)

Working Session on Script Writing | Moderator: Taran Adarsh

9.00am – 10.45 am - Write Your Own Story – The Different Stages of a Plot
Structure

20 Oct

MASTER CLASS - Cinema Café - SVICC

Kestrel Meeting Room - Swami Vivekananda International Convention Centre (SVICC)

Working Session on Acting | Moderator: Taran Adarsh

10.45am – 1.00pm - The Process in Acting on Stage, Screen and Television

21 Oct

OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION TO CINEMA AWARD CEREMONY

Swami Vivekananda International Convention Centre (SVICC)

Main Hall - SVICC
6.00pm – 9.30pm