Should film makers accept this current
situation? Will it not hamper the freedom of an artist? Can a middle
path be found? These were some of the questions raised and discussed by
an esteemed panel in the first seminar of a three-part series in the
4th Global Film Festival Noida 2011 held at Marwah Studios.
the tone of the agenda Festival President Sandeep Marwah said that any
creativity combined with accountability produces better results.
Vateren film director Singitham S.Rao who chaired the session revealed
that there was not much of a problem in South India on this score.
Popular film maker Pankaj Parashar shared his experiences and found a
new reality emerging in the Bollywood which was taking care of all
disputes and conflicts. Filmmaker K.Hariharan was of the opinion that
financing has to be monitored and the filmmakers have to discipline
NDTV associate vice-president Sumit Singhal
said financing and accountability need to be balanced. It was the basic
principle of economics and business. But the noted singer-actors Arun
Bakshi was dead against any kind of encroachment by the corporates and
found it totally unacceptable. Governance Now Editor was optimistic
that there is always a teething trouble when the old regimen goes and a
new one comes. But it will soon be resolved.