Producers Guild of India
Enhancing the value of cinematic arts
Producers Guild of India (GUILD) is the premier film, television and digital content producers’ body representing the pre-eminent producers of audio-visual content in India, with a significant collective contribution to the country’s economy and workforce. The GUILD assumes varied roles of significance for development of the film, television and new media production sector in India by working closely with Government and stakeholders on various critical industry related regulatory challenges, policy matters, copyright protection, taxation, ease of filming etc. The GUILD continues to explore opportunities for Industry’s growth by way of additional cinema screens in the country, co-productions treaties, alliances and partnerships with producers’ bodies, industry associations and film commissions across the world, film festivals, industry seminars, liaising with foreign delegations and cinema tourism opportunities through location scouting, film policies and production incentives etc.
Established as ‘The Film Producers Guild of India Ltd’ in 1954 by stalwarts of the Indian film industry including Raj Kapoor, Mehboob Khan, Sasadhar Mukerji, B.N. Sircar, V. Shantaram, Vijay Bhatt, B.R. Chopra, Guild incorporated the television sector within its fold in 2004 and assumed its nomenclature as The Film & Television Producers Guild of India. With the upsurge in new media content as an important stream of entertainment in the last few years, the Guild anticipated an influx of content producers from new media and accordingly since 2017 it has assumed the role of an all- pervasive industry body incorporating producers from all three mediums - Film, Television and New Media and is now known as Producers Guild of India, however it continues to formally operate as a registered company - ‘The Film & Television Producers Guild of India Ltd. (CIN : U92100MH1954PLC009244)
From a humanitarian perspective, the Guild has been instrumental in organizing Fund Raiser events bringing together most sectors of the industry on the same platform whenever any tragedy has rocked the country – Help Telethon concert in aid of tsunami victims, Saath Hain Hum Uttarakhand to rehabilitate victims of floods in Uttarakhand and Hum Hain Umeed E Kashmir to provide some relief to the distressed residents of Jammu and Kashmir in the aftermath of floods in the valley.
Guild has been collaborating with various trade bodies/federations such as Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industries (FICCI), Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) and PHD Chamber of Commerce by organising various seminars involving trade and legal experts to deliberate on a wide spectrum of issues concerning the industry.
Also, the Guild has instituted an Annual Guild Awards for excellence in film and television held annually – an award by the industry, for the industry and of the industry.
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