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bpb attended the last leg of FICCI FRAMES 2011 and came away with a head full of things: Gandhiji, 3G, journalistic ethics, Bollywood debutantes, Wong Kar Wai, Hugh Jackman, cute writers, the app economy, how to sell Playstation to parents and more. Here's a recap of our visit to the media and entertainment convention through tweets.
bpb is tweeting live from FICCI Frames 2011. #ficci
We first picked The Future of Electronic News over Karan Johar's Rise of the Debutante and Creativity and the Gaming Industry.
CEOs of Star News, CNBC Awaaz, TV Today network talk about the impact of electronic media on news channels. #ficci
Couldn't resist popping into KJO moderated rise of the debutante. Kiran Rao, Ranveer Singh, Vikramaditya Motwane are speakers.
On international filmmakers they're inspired by, KJO picked Wong Kar Wai & Kiran Rao said something vague abt avant garde world cinema. #ficci
Panel members at Creativity & Gaming Industry (most fun talk so far!) agree on one thing - all Indian mothers hate Grand Theft Auto. #ficci
Playstation country head shares story- Son's status: I'm friends with my dad on FB. Wtf! Dad: What's Wtf? Son: Welcome to Facebook. #FICCI
Hungama's Neeraj Roy promises not to make the 3G and Its Possibilities talk "boring" and steer away from "geeky conversation". #ficci
How can India go from Gandhiji to 3G? Find relief for "digital constipation"? Creative jugad & better networks says panel. #ficci
In 2 years, TV apps will be in a place where phone apps are today - Mr Chowdhury from IBM global. A bpb app for your Sony flatscreen?
Huge applause for man in audience who tells Reliance spokesperson that content providers need a bigger share of earnings from mobile networks. #ficci
bpb is at FICCI Frames lunch with a cute script writer. Almost makes the insipid noodles taste okay :)
Indian Express Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta talks about reporting then and now with aids from 1983, Ms Gandhi & budha sant (old monk).#ficci
Editor Shekhar Gupta speaks of The New Yorker's legendary fact checking & nytimes.com's new charge policy. Great talk!
Facts have no caste, NGOs spread more lies than govt, Delhi is the most insensitive place - Shekhar Gupta (Indian Express). #ficci
Celebrity spotting at FICCI: Sonakshi Sinha, Ken Ghosh, Ranveer Singh, Karan Johar.
bpb finally leaves FICCI for friends. And what, miss finale dinner with Hugh Jackman? Ah, we'll just rent X Men this weekend! # ficci