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Media & Entertainment (M&E) Industry is one of the
largest industries in the world. Due to the lifestyle and
the opportunities thrown open by the advancements in
technology, the Global Media & Entertainment Industry
today has everything going for it.
In this 21st century, the major business centers of
filmmaking are concentrated in United States, India and
China. Hollywood Film Industry has had a profound
effect on cinema across the world since the early 20th
century. Hollywood has an overwhelming domination
among the top grosser worldwide – almost all of the top
50 movies are made in Hollywood.
The Indian film industry is the 2nd largest in the world,
with more than 1,000 films produced every year in more
than 20 languages, and 3.3 billion tickets sold annually.
"Mumbai-based Bollywood film industry could be an
alternative worth considering for prospective film
investor, with middle class growing by 40 million a year."
(CNBC Special Report)
The Indian M&E industry was valued at US$16.3 billion
in 2010. The industry is forecast to flourish at a
compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 12% to reach a
worth of US$25.8 billion by 2014. In 2011, it was valued
at US$18.3 billion. (E&Y Report)
Globally, film funds are a major source of funding films
with various investment prototypes to invest in a film
project. However, in India, the dawn of film funds is at an
infant stage, though the banks ventured into film
financing more than a decade ago.
Nowadays, increasingly films in India are being
financed by organized sources (comprising APO
funds, institutional / bank loans, private equity /
venture capital from institutions & private sources
directly or through investment vehicles &
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