Informa India brings Hollywood`s Greatest Film School to India - and it lasts only 2 Days!

Released on: February 4, 2008, 2:48 am

Press Release Author: Informa India

Industry: Entertainment

Press Release Summary: Informa India is delighted to bring the Hollywood Film
Institute's famed 2-Day Film School to India for the very first time. This is the
premiere film school of its kind in the world, and is conducted by Dov S-S Simens.
Simens - voted America's #1 Film Instructor - condenses four years of film school
theory and education into two days of essential and practical facts and information.
It\'s a no-hold barred, rapid fire weekend designed for anyone from first-time
filmmakers to established industry professionals seeking a fresh perspective on the
realities of the film business.

Press Release Body: Graduates of the 2-Day Film School - including Guy Ritchie, Will
Smith, Quentin Tarantino and Queen Latifah amongst countless others - have gone on
to produce and direct films that have grossed over $8 billion at the box office,
achieved 87 screenings at major film festivals such as Cannes and Sundance, and
earned 8 Oscars and 22 Emmys. "I thought I knew filmmaking but my partner-agent had
me attend the 2-Day Film School.and now I really do" said Hollywood Superstar Will
Smith, after attending the course.
"The 2-Day Film School carries significant resonance in India, where we have a large
number of talented, aspiring film-makers and industry professionals who have very
limited access to the information and peer-to-peer contact that can help them launch
or further their careers", says Abhaey Singh, Managing Director of Informa India.
"We believe passionately in the value and utility of the 2-Day Film School, and are
delighted to hear of its extremely positive reception in India".
Covered by media partners TimeOut Mumbai,,, Broadcast &
Film and Animation Today, the event will be launched in the first quarter of the
year. Strictly limited places are available at the 2-Day Film School, which will
take place in Hyderabad on the weekend of 29th - 30th March, and in Mumbai on 5th -
6th April. For information on group and student discounts, visit or email For media enquiries, email
About Informa:
Informa plc, the world's largest professional media company, provides specialist
information to the global academic & scientific, professional and commercial
communities through mediums including publishing, events, distance learning and
performance improvement.

With hundreds of highly respected companies including some of the world's biggest
information brands - Lloyd's List, Routledge, Taylor & Francis, Datamonitor, IIR,
IBC, Euroforum, Huthwaite, Washington Policy & Analysis and many others - Informa is
present in over 70 countries and publishes over 45,000 book titles and publications;
delivers over 2,000 subscription-based services and produces over 12,000 events
every year.

Informa's exhibitions include global B2B and B2C mega-shows such as 3GSM, Cityscape,
IPEX and The Bride Show, and its high-level summits include the world's largest
series of business leadership events, recent speakers at which have included Kofi
Annan, Richard Branson, Steve Forbes and Philip Kotler.

Informa India is dedicated to providing the most meaningful and relevant platforms
and media for information exchange and strategic business development for the Indian
and international professional communities that it serves.

For more information on Informa, its companies and its brands, please visit

Web Site:

Contact Details: T: +91 22 4020 3300 Ext. 3310
F: +91 22 4026 4000
A: Informa India, A 202 Business Square, Solitaire Corporate Park Complex, Andheri
Kurla Road, Chakala, Andheri (E), Mumbai - 400 093, India.

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