Odisha Govt. with a bid to further advancement of Odia films and build a conducive eco-system for production of films in the region passed the Odisha State Film Policy-2019.Odisha News Insight
The policy will improve quality Odia films, promote film tourism in the Odisha, establish the state as a destination for film shooting and improve screen density in the state.
Officials have stated that to encourage filmmakers to shoot in Odisha, a subsidy up to Rs 2.5 crore will be granted to English/Hindi/International/other language films that promote Odisha. A subsidy up to Rs 4 crore is applicable to Odia films which convey ‘Aesthetic Excellence, high technological standards and Social relevance up to two additional eligible films by the same filmmakers.
Odisha government will also provide an assistance of Rs 10 crore to the 1st three big-budget Hindi or international language movies having a minimum budget of Rs 50 crore, the first Film City Project in Odisha will be acceptable for a capital investment subsidy up to Rs 30 crores, land for film city, cinema hall, and multiplexes will be allotted at concessional rate as per the terms of industrial policy resolution 2015.