The Australian Consulate-General in Chennai announced the launch of the ‘Australian Film Showcase & Website’ initiative in South India, starting with the city of Chennai on 12 June 2015. The announcement was made today by Mr Sean Kelly, the Australian Consul-General to South India, at the Australian Consulate-General in Chennai. Veteran actor Ms Suhasini Maniratnam and renowned producer Mr Ramkumar Ganesan were also present at the announcement and expressed their heartfelt support for the initiative.
The Australian Film Showcase initiative aims to introduce Australian feature films to a wide audience in South India and to build links between the Australian and South Indian film industries. After this initial Showcase in Chennai, further Showcases are planned for Hyderabad and Bangalore.