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Odisha film maker in Cannes Producers Network 2014


Odisha Sun Times Film Bureau
Mumbai, May 20:

Odisha film maker Jitendra Mishra, has been selected to join as a participant in the Cannes Producers Network 2014, in the ongoing the 67th Cannes Film Festival as a representative of Desires of the Heart’, an American film written and produced by another Odia producer Solila Parida, a press release by Flair Communication said.

Jitendra Mishra at the Market section, Cannes
Jitendra Mishra at the Market section, Cannes

The film was been screened on May 18 in Gray 5 theatre as part of the Cannes film marketing section, and got a good response.

Jitendra Mishra who hails from Titlagarh in Odisha’s Bolangir district has also been associated in films like I am Kalam, Aaasma and Chausar.

Mishra said he was “blessed to have attended the Cannes film market and to have been selected to join the deliberations at the Producers Network.”

“I am here to explore the opportunities of international co-productions and distributions, also to find a likeminded buyer for our film Desires of the Heart. Now I can see broader prospects for our current projects and the ways to take them to the next level, “ he said.

The Cannes Producers Network is an initiative of Cannes Film Festival which hosts 550 producers from around the world for a series of meetings and unique events specifically designed to stimulate international co-production and optimize networking. Each day, a different program gives opportunities to meet the potential partners that will move international film projects forward,