Confab gives hike to India’s appeal

Digital future, ani, f/x also discussed

NEW DELHI — Hollywood is heading for Bollywood, according to U.S. studio honchos.

Kevin Bannerman of 20th Century Fox Animation, Film Roman founder Phil Roman and Ken Silverman of Pentamedia L.A. told auds at the Entertainment Graphics Organization conference in Madras that all major U.S. film houses are attracted by India’s low costs and huge talent pool.

Other discussions at the confab, which ran March 8-9, covered the digital future of the Indian entertainment industry, animation, special effects for motion pictures and television and international marketing.

Bonnie Richardson, veep of the Motion Picture Assn. of America, introduced issues of piracy and methods to curb it on an international scale.

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