AP govt to set up entertainment city
BS Reporter / Hyderabad January 20, 2008
The Andhra Pradesh government, in collaboration with FXLabs, DQ Entertainment, Suresh Productions and Sun Network’s Telugu channel Gemini TV, is planning to establish the country’s first ‘Digital Entertainment City’ in Hyderabad.
Proposed to be set up on the lines of the Dubai Entertainment City, the project will house animationand game companies, film production houses, music and TV studios, training academies, a regulation support office and an entertainment complex.
The project will be managed and promoted by the Digital Entertainment City Task Force (DECTF), a consortium comprising industry leaders including Sashi Reddi, founder and chairman of FXLabs, Suresh Babu, CEO of Suresh Productions, P Kiran, director, Gemini TV, Tapaas Chakravarthy, chairman and CEO, DQ Entertainment, JA Chowdhary, chairman, Nvidia and Sudhir R, CEO, Colorchips, along with the state government. continue reading Business Standard.
Unlike the conventional model of the government developing the entire infrastructure and managing it, the proposed project will be managed and promoted by a Digital Entertainment City Task Force (DECTF). This consortium will have industry leaders including Sashi Reddi (FXLabs), Suresh Babu (Suresh Productions), P Kiran (Gemini TV), Tapaas Chakravarty (DQ Entertainment), J A Chowdary (nVidia), Sudhish R (Colorchips) and state government representatives. [
Hyderabad to be first Digital Entertainment City, Saturday - Jan 19, 2008, Televisionpoint.com Correspondent ]