Governor Phil Murphy

ICYMI: New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy Announces New Partnership With Producers Guild of India and Meets With Indo-American Chamber of Commerce

09/21/2019

From Choose New Jersey:

MUMBAI, INDIA– Governor Murphy and the New Jersey delegation continued their economic trade mission in Mumbai, promoting New Jersey’s innovation economy. In another action-packed day, Governor Murphy announced a partnership with the Producers Guild of India to support Bollywood film production in the Garden State. Governor Murphy also met with Indian Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal at an event with the Indo-American Chamber of Commerce.

 

Below are photos and additional details from the day’s events:

From Choose New Jersey: ICYMI: New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy Announces New Partnership With Producers Guild of India and Meets With Indo-American Chamber of Commerce MUMBAI, INDIA– Governor Murphy and the New Jersey delegation continued t

Governor Murphy spoke to the Producers Guild of India (PGI) to promote New Jersey as a destination for Bollywood filming. “In New Jersey, we are serious about making movies,” Governor Murphy said. “And, I firmly believe there is a natural partnership just waiting to be uncovered between New Jersey and Bollywood.” The Governor signed an MOU on behalf of the Secretary of State and New Jersey Motion Picture and Television Commission with the PGI, launching a new collaborative relationship. The MOU is designed to share ideas and best practices on film production and promotion and to assist the India Producers Guild with the production of films and other cinematic content including location scouting and support for Bollywood film production in New Jersey. Click here to read the press release.

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