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IFFI 2016: India, South Korea keen to explore producing films together


India and South Korea have already signed a memorandum of understanding for co-production and exchange of ideas.

IANS

South Korea is looking to co-produce films with India, the country's ambassador to India Cho Hyun said on Monday (21 November).

Cho was speaking to reporters on the sidelines of a meeting between a South Korean delegation he is leading at the 47th International Film Festival of India and an Indian delegation of government officials and filmmakers led by Union minister for information and broadcasting M Venkaiah Naidu.

"We are impressed with India's filmmaking prowess. We are looking to co-produce films by bringing on board filmmakers, both from India and South Korea," Cho said.

India and South Korea have already signed a memorandum of understanding for co-production and exchange of ideas.

Speaking on the occasion, Naidu said the central government was keen on working and co-operating with South Korea "in the domain of film production in a way that could benefit both countries".