Indiantelevision.com: Some details of the annual entertainment industry jamboree, FRAMES 2006, are here. The sixth edition of FRAMES will take place in Mumbai from 22 to 24 March 2006, which will have three tracks – film, television and animation. A higlight is that Viacom CEO Tom Freston will deliver the valedictory address on the final day.
There is a session on the emerging television platforms like DTH, digital cable, IPTV and the options they will offer consumers. The speakers will include Zee’s Jawahar Goel and Abhijeet Saxena, Reliance Entertainment president Rajesh Sawhney and HTMT executive VP Ashok Mansukhani. On the radio fornt there will be a session called Radio: Tuning in Again. The speakers include WorldSpace COO Andy Raswork, Entertainment Network India MD A P Parigi and Win Radio CEO Gautam Radia. A plenary session deals with Digital Entertainment Living. In the emerging convergence paradigm, the boundaries between tech and media companies are getting increasingly blurred. Entertainment – anytime, anywhere is the new mantra.
There is also a session on Digital technology and how it is driving the development of new types of content, a variety of media distribution options and innovative digital devices, all of which point to the emergence of a new digital entertainment industry. The speakers include Federal Communications Commission chairman Kevin Martin and Essel Group chairman Subhash Chandra