Film Bazaar

Source: National Film Development Corporation of India

Film Bazaar Co-production Market 2019

Film Bazaar, organised by India’s National Film Development Corporation (NFDC), has announced the 14 projects that will take part in the Co-production Market at this year’s edition of the annual Goa-based event (November 20-24).

The diverse selection will present projects from India, Bangladesh, Bhutan, France, Nepal, Singapore and the US. Languages involved in the projects include Hindi, English, Bengali, Malayalam, Assamese, Nepali, Dzongkha (Bhutanese) and Gujarati.

The line-up also includes projects from newcomers and more established talents, such as Indian director Alka Raghuram (Burqa Boxers) and Bangladeshi filmmaker Rubaiyat Hossain (Made In Bangladesh), who is one of the producers on Mahde Hasan’s Sand City, along with France’s Les Films de l’Apres-Midi.

Film Bazaar’s Co-Production Market is a financing and co-production event for projects from South Asian countries. Film Bazaar also runs a Work-in-Progress Lab, Producers Lab, Viewing Room, Industry Screenings and Knowledge Series seminar programme.



Aamar Xokolure Bhaalpowa (All Our Loves) / Assamese / India

Director: Mehdi Jahan

Producer: Heer Ganjwala, Human Trail Pictures


Anantah (Eternity) / Nepali / India

Director: Saurav Rai

Producer: Sanjay Gulati, Crawling Angel Films


Ayna (The Mirror) / Hindi / India

Director: Alka Raghuram, Junoon Pictures

Producer: Celine Loop, Traveling Light Productions


Eka (Solo) / Bengali / India, Bangladesh, France

Director: Suman Sen

Producer: Bijon Imtiaz & Arifur Rahman, Goopy Bagha Productions


Ettemedam (The Deathplace) / Malayalam / India

Director: Jiju Antony

Producer: Shaji Mathew, Niv Art Movies


Feast / English, Hindi / Singapore, India

Director: Leon Cheo

Producer: Jen Nee Lim, Pilgrim Pictures


Home Of The Rain Catcher / Hindi / India, US

Director: Vikas Khanna

Producer: Jitendra Mishra, Bindu Khanna & P Kaul, House of Omkar


I, The Song / Tibetan / Bhutan, France

Director: Dechen Roder, Dakinny Productions

Producer: Thinley Choden, Dakinny Productions


Indreni Pari (Across The Rainbow Bridge) / Nepali / Nepal

Director: Niranjan Raj Bhetwal, Icefall Productions

Producer: Ram Krishna Pokharel, Icefall Productions


Sabras (Salt) / Gujarati, English / US, India

Director: Sushma Khadepaun

Producer: Andrea Kuehnel, Leitwolf Filmproduktion


Sand City / Bengali / Bangladesh

Director: Mahde Hasan

Producers: Rubaiyat Hossain (Khona Talkies), Aadnan Imtiaz Ahmed (Cinema Cocoon), Francois D’artemare, Les Films de l’Apres-Midi


The Displaced / Hindi / India, Canada

Director: Vijay Jayapal

Producer: Mathivanan Rajendran, Stray Factory


Schirkoa / English / India

Director/Producer: Ishan Shukla, Ishan Animation


Varna Heights / Hindi / India, US

Director: Rajan Khosa, Elephant Eye Productions

Producer: Meraj Shaikh, Wingman Pictures