Hyderabad, Nov 11 (Hydnow): Hyderabad will be hosting the prestigious ‘IndiaJoy’ which is an important platform in the world for Digital, Media and Entertainment Corporations to collaborate and to innovate.
A delegation from IndiaJoy met Minister KTR and formally invited him to the event and also appraised him about the arrangements being made.
Minister KTR said that the IndiaJoy event will provide fillip to the already thriving Animation, Gaming, VFX and Digital entertainment sector in Hyderabad.
With more than 30,000 visitors, the 4-day conclave Indiajoy 2019 will be held in Hyderabad from 20-23rd November. The event is expected to serve as a springboard for Indian media, entertainment companies on the world stage.
IndiaJoy Festival in its 2nd edition is supported by the Government of Telangana and has a power-packed line up of 9 world-class events that include IGDC (India Game Developer Conference), Desi Toons, VFX Summit, InfluencerCon, Investor-Publisher Connect, E-Sports, OTT Pulse and the Indiajoy Music Fest.
The 1000+ International delegation expected to attend the event will boost Hyderabad’s visibility in the global VFX, Toons, Gaming, and entertainment industry.
The government of Telangana will be promoting its flagship initiative ‘IMAGE Towers’ at the event.
To make Hyderabad and Telangana as the most favored destination for investment in Animation, Visual Effects, Gaming & Comics sector, Telangana Government has launched IMAGE Policy in April 2016. IMAGE Tower will be a “Center of Excellence” with state-of-the-art facilities to act as a catalyst for the Animation, Visual Effects, Gaming & Comics sector.
The government is determined to help the Visual Effect, Gaming and Animation Industry so it is gearing up to show up Hyderabad and Indiajoy Festival to demonstrate the local talent creativity and soft power.
Jayesh Ranjan, Principal Secretary Government of Telangana said, IndiaJoy festival is the window to the world to witness, engage, with the finest minds in gaming, VFX, the animation industry in India. Government of Telangana is committed to making this as a global scale platform, we are pleased to say the event is become bigger, with wider global participation, including investors, publishers, and gamers, who are equally excited as much as we are.
Speaking about Desi Toons, at IndiaJoy Festival, Rajiv Chilaka said “The Indian animation industry is at a very interesting and crucial juncture. In the last couple of decades, India has proven its caliber in creating shows and IPs which are forces to reckon with globally. Of course, the journey has just begun for all of us. With endless possibilities, the future will be demanding but very fruitful. With Desi Toons we hope to provide the stage to better understand where we stand and where we are headed.”
Stalwarts of animation production and media industry with the likes of Turner International, Viacom18, Sony Pictures Networks, Discovery Communications, Shemaroo, VOOT, DQ Entertainment, Green Gold Animation, Reliance Big Animation and Hi-Tech Animation among others as Executive panellists and speakers will share their perspectives on the growth, scope and future of the Indian Animation industry. (Hydnow)