Producer Subhas Ghai and chief minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee. Author Sunil Gangopadhyay and management expert Farokh Balsara. Personalities from diverse fields will come together at Entertainment East, a meet organised in the city on June 24 by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Eastern Region. The meet will focus on film and television finance and corporatisation, to give a fillip to the Bengali film industry, which faces issues relating to funding, management and market size.
In partnership with interntional management consultant Ernst & Young, CII has prepared a report on a revival package for Bengali cinema. The report will be released by the chief minister. The suggestions include setting up of a venture capital fund, corporatising the film industry and ways to fight piracy.