Launching of Film Market- The Merchant on a worldwide scale at 5th Jaipur International Film Festival-JIFF

Launching of Film Market- The Merchant on a worldwide scale

at 5th Jaipur International Film Festival-JIFF

JIFF have received the films from 90 countries of the world as official entry this year.

It is a matter of great pleasure for all of us till date.  It is a moment of pride for JIFF and the world fraternity of cinema.  It is basically because of all our cine lover friends who supported us consistently that JIFF dared to accomplish its remarkable journey till 4 years.

It is one of the utmost reasons why today I, Hanu Roj the director and founder of the Jaipur International Film Festival and founder The Merchant along with my entire team would like to tell you that with absolute planning, enthusiasm and commitment we hereby declare the launching of Film Market- The Merchant on a worldwide scale.

You will be happy to know that from this year onwards Film Market-The Merchant will remain open for everybody.  But still, the efforts will be put to ensure the entry of only the most talented and deserving filmmakers.

WHY SHOULD ATTEND FILM MARKET, There are many reasons to attend The Merchant!  Here are the top 11.

1.         Attend the only film market-like as family atmosphere.

2.         The Merchant is not meant for business purposes however The Merchant is provided with a unique platform for success and better business for your company, for better cinema world.

3.         Minimum registration fees in film market and festival and booking for boot in the world.

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1.         Daily meeting in between the film producers, distributors, filmmakers and film exhibitors

2.         Co-production meet

3.         D-S Meet-for Documentary and Short filmmakers

4.         Producers Meet

5.         Special seminar: for the release of the film in Rajasthan and other parts of India

6.         Scope of English language film theatrical release in Rajasthan and business model

This year, the registration can be done by any of the person who does have sufficient command over the filmmaking process. The following are the categories that are allotted in The Merchant. People can register for any one or more of the available categories. These categories are named The Merchant 11 and The Merchant 10.

tm11                For selected/nominated films in JIFF (feature film)

Tm22                For selected/nominated films in JIFF (short/documentary/animation)

Tm33               For new film submission (feature film)

Tm44              For new film submission (short/documentary/animation)

Tm55               Booth booking at The Merchant & JIFF for publicity

Tm66               For theatres to screen your film                                

In The Jaipur International Film Festival, The Merchant is based on the radical concept and it is currently the most affordable film market available in the whole world.  The registration to the film market is economical and cost effective. 

It would be better to call The Merchant a family.  To acquire the finest credibility for this family is presently our top precedence.

In today’s world of absolute knowledge who is not familiar with the fact that India is the country with the highest youth population in the whole world?  And youth is the major segment comprising of the cinema audiences. It is also noteworthy that the maximum numbers of films in the world are also made in our country.  We are not any form of sovereign government, but still have firm faith in the fact that we will tirelessly work to bring our country and the communities on the world dais cinema in the coming period of time.

We hereby invite the world community to the Pink City Jaipur to become an integrated part of the celebration.  The registration is on its way to participate in the festival.

JIFF 2013 will be an epic combination of words, picture and sound (SHABD CHITRA DHWANI KA MAHASANGAM) and we will altogether celebrate the 100 years of Indian Cinema.  JIFF 2013 will be big fair of Indian & World Cinema. So be ready for an unforgettable journey!!

It is significant to note that JIFF in its current year is receiving a tremendous response from the world communities of film fraternities.  Till date, we have received the films from 90 countries of the world as official entry.