MAMI Mumbai Film Festival all set to host the fourth edition of Word To Screen Market

Over 40 content creation companies will be present at the event, including production houses like Jio Studio, Netflix, Aamir Khan Productions (AKP), Disney India, Amazon Prime Video, Roy Kapur Films.

author_img Heena K Published :  21st September 2019 12:00 AM   |   Published :   |  21st September 2019 12:00 AM

The Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival is all set to host the fourth edition of the Word to Screen Market. (IANS)

The Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival is all set to host the fourth edition of the Word to Screen Market. This event provides a platform for the literary world to engage directly with the content creators.

This year will see a total of 21 publishers, including Harper Collins, Penguin Random House, Juggernaut Books, DC Books, Westland Publications and Rajkamal Prakashan, who will be participating in the Word to Screen Market. And, over 40 content creation companies will be present at the event, including production houses like Jio Studio, Netflix, Aamir Khan Productions (AKP), Disney India, Amazon Prime Video, Roy Kapur Films, Pritish Nandy Communications, Dharma Productions, Equinox Films, Junglee Pictures, Yash Raj Films (YRF) and Sony Pictures Entertainment.

Commenting on the same, Smriti Kiran, Artistic Director, MAMI stated, "When we launched the market, we were certain that these two industries need to come together. The goal post for us has shifted now. The fifth edition of the market will not be restricted to a day but will be year-round. We are planning workshops and knowledge sessions making our engagement deeper to propel the staggering response we have got from both worlds."

There will also be 40 Buyers and 24 authors including Manreet Sodhi Someshwar, Sundari Venkatraman, Satya Vyas, Nikhil Sachan, Nilotpal Mrinal, Divya Prakash Dubey and Shashank Bharatiya. Also, in attendance will be bilingual bestsellers Pankaj Dubey and Anukriti Upadhyay, Salil Desai, Sanchit Gupta, Batul Mukhtiar and several other new voices from the literary world.

The event is scheduled to take place on September 23 in Mumbai.

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