Mumbai: Over 550 companies from 35 nations would participate in a three-day global exhibition in the city from October 15 to showcase the latest film equipment and television technology ranging from high resolution cameras to lenses, lights, and octocopters.
The exhibition, titled ‘Broadcast India Show 2015’, has been organised by Siacom Trade Fairs and Exhibitions Ltd over the last 25 years.
It is the biggest such show in India and well-known foreign brands from across the world will exhibit their film equipment in it, its Managing Director Ramesh Meer said in a release here.
A new paradigm of technological knowhow that forms the core of the new-age infotainment industry — from its content creation to its management and delivery — would be focused upon at the event commencing October 15 at Bombay Exhibition Centre in suburban Goregaon, he said.
This year, companies from Sri Lanka, Nigeria, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Africa, the UAE, and many parts of Europe have confirmed their participation. The maximum participation would be from the UK and Germany, Meer said.
Among them would be companies offering software, he said, adding that many Canadian and American companies distribute software programmes to film units in India.
Octocopters used in aerial shoots would be on display in the exhibition.
Besides, high resolution cameras ranging from 2K to 8K would be put up in the exhibition. 8K cameras would be launched at the show this year. The participant companies include Sony India and Panasonic India, the release said.
Many Indian companies manufacture jib rods (that hold cameras), cranes, camera dolly and tripods and, hence, this equipment shall also be exhibited at the show, Meer said.
The organisers have also come out with an online magazine on film technology called ‘Broadcast and Film’
A two-day conference would be part of the exhibition where well-known speakers from the film world would deliver lectures on wide range of topics about film making.
Meer said he would deliver a talk on ‘how to make film with a zero budget’.
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