Parminder Vir, OBE
Towards Transnationalism? Funding, Policies, Networks
Recorded on: 13 Jan 2007
Parminder Vir, OBE, is responsible for establishing Ingenious World Cinema (IWC) at Ingenious Media Investments, which sources film projects from the new voices of international cinema including India, China, South Africa, Brazil, Argentina and the Diaspora for development, production and distribution.
She brings 20 years of award winning production experience of drama, documentary, current affairs and entertainment, working for the BBC, ITV, Channel Four, major international channels and her own independent production company. Parminder
served as a Board Director of the UK Film Council (1999-2005) and has been appointed Non-Executive Director to the Board of the Department of Culture, Media and Sport, advising on creative economy, international policy and diversity strategies. She is also the Business Ambassador for the Creative Industries to the London Development Agency, helping to promote Diversity Works for London. She was the co-founder of the Cultural Diversity Network (CDN) in 2000. In 1998, the produced the Black British feature film Babymother, directed by Julian Henriques.
Posted on 24 Mar 2007 around 10pm