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    Belize Film Commission Associates with ‘Saba Industries’ Focuses on ‘Indians’ to get Services

    Published on November 26, 2019

    The Belize Film Commission’ associates with ‘Saba Industries’ (a privately held commodity company headquartered in Asia) to launch ‘Belize International Film Market’ and Belize’s Based Studio Complex (Film – TV – New Media – Animation). The Market special focus is on content for Asia (Especially ‘India’), Caribbean, Central and Latin America, and as well as for the State of Georgia and Hollywood. They’re currently focussed on content development and acquisition, networking, professional development and training workshops.  The Belize International Market is seeking exhibitors, acquisition and development executives, agents, attorneys, directors, distributors, financiers, film commissioners, producers, writers, international press and all those who provide services to the entertainment industry from different parts of the world, especially the Indian talent.  The Market will feature filming in Belize, with the opportunity to see Belize’s diverse locations, rebates, and other private funding availability. The studio complex will include production sets, sound stages, editing facilities and office space necessary for the production of movies, TV shows, and digital content.

     

    “The role of the Film Commission is to establish a foundation that will promote the Belize film industry locally and abroad,” said Nigel Miguel, the Belize Film Commissioner. “As Film Commissioner, I am pleased to announce that, in addition to the launch of the Belize International Market, I am announcing that the Belize Film Commission has signed a Statement of Intention with Dr Malini Saba, Founder & Chairman, Saba Industries to fund and operate a fully functioning, self-sustaining film studio and film production facility in Belize, with groundbreaking to start next year. This studio complex will provide filmmakers worldwide a unique opportunity to tap into Belize’s lower-cost production platform that will allow them to complete their productions in the country. We have already begun to have conversations with film producers about bringing projects to Belize.”

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