A national advisory committee on film has been formed to advise the government on the local film industry and its development.
Information ministry issued a circular in this regard on Tuesday on its website.
The committee, according to the circular, comprises 24 members from administration and film industry insiders including information minister, state minister for information, secretaries of different ministries including home, industries, commerce and cultural affairs, managing director of Bangladesh Film Development Corporation, chief executive of Film and Television Institute, director general of Film Archives, alongside Bangladesh Film Directors’ Association president Musfiqur Rahman Gulzar, Bangladesh Film Exhibitors’ Association president IftekharuddinNawshad, actresses Sarah Begum Kabori, Subarna Mustafa, actor DrEnamulHaque and filmmaker Morshedul Islam and others.
The committee will be tasked to advise the government, specially the information ministry and film associations, on issues regarding the development of local industry. The committee will also be responsible for formulating, if need be, film policies.