IFFI 2022: I&B Minister Anurag Thakur launches 75 Artistic Minds of Tomorrow, talks about boosting the ‘creative economy’

Panaji: The second version of 75 Artistic Minds of Tomorrow is again and it was launched by Union Minister of Data and Broadcasting Anurag Thakur on Monday morning on the ongoing Worldwide Movie Competition of India (IFFI) in Goa. The expertise enrichment program 75 Artistic Minds of Tomorrow was launched in 2021 to coincide with 75 years of Indian Independence.  

In its second 12 months, 53rd IFFI goals to acknowledge and nurture a further group of younger filmmakers. Additionally, the contributors, all within the age group 18 – 35, who’ve made it to the checklist of `75 Artistic Minds of Tomorrow` contest, have been divided into teams of 15 to compete in a “53-Hour Challenge”. 

On the launch of 75 Artistic Minds of Tomorrow, the I&B minister mentioned, “IFFI gives platform to all these participants to enhance their skills. It gives them a chance to interact with talented members of our film industry.” 

“It was last year that we embarked on this journey, led by the vision of the Hon. Prime Minister Sh Narendra Modi ji to engage, encourage and explore the potential of our youth by providing them a platform at IFFI. This is the second edition of 75 Creative Minds of Tomorrow and we have already made a community of 150 strong individuals connected through their shared love for cinema, creativity and culture,” Thakur added. 

He additionally spoke about how authorities is doing its greatest to spice up the “creative economy.” “Our government is making an effort to generate employment, boost the `creative economy,` mentor outstanding artists and encourage youngsters just like you to achieve cinematic excellence! IFFI is your platform to network, explore, collaborate and be inspired along the way! Who knows, some of you will go on to win National Film Awards, Grammys, Oscars and much more,” he shared.  

Author and CBFC Chairperson Prasoon Joshi was additionally current throughout the launch of 75 Artistic Minds of Tomorrow. 

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