Kinfra Film and Video Park

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Kinfra Film and Video Park
Industry Infotainment Industry in digital animation and cinema sector
Headquarters Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India

Kinfra Film and Video Park is India’s first Infotainment Industrial Park.[1] It is also the first SEZ in India for animation and gaming. It is situated in Thiruvananthapuram, the capital of Kerala State. The Park is a fully owned subsidiary of Kinfra, a statutory body of the Kerala Government.[2]

A year after the first special economic zone for animation and gaming, came up here, some of the most cutting-edge technologies for the global cinema and TV content industry are being deployed.[3]

Indian film industry revenues are estimated at around $2.2 billion during 2009, and projected to be in the region of $3.4 billion in 2013. ( FICCI report) . According to the Nasscom Animation and Gaming Report 2009, the global animation market is expected to grow at 10 percent compounded annual growth to US$100 billion by 2012. The industry in India is expected to grow at 22 percent CAGR to $1 billion by the same year. The global gaming business opportunity is estimated to be worth $53.6 billion, growing at 10.5 percent till 2012. The India business is expected to grow at 49 percent to reach $830 million by 2012. Leading animation companies in India like Accel Animation Studios and Vismayas Max Studio are already operating from Kinfra Film and Video Park(KFVP) .Toonz India Ltd(Toonz Animation) and Dimensions Corporation are setting up its own studio in the campus. Prasad Studios(Prasad Film Laboratories) has a post production centre at KFVP.DCSMAT School of Media and Business situated in KINFRA Film and Video Park.The Kinfra SEZ was initially notified for IT - Animation & Gaming in 2007 but recently Kinfra had obtained SEZ approval for IT / ITeS.Ernst & Young Global Shared Services (GSS) has set up their third centre in Kerala at the Kinfra Film & Video Park Special Economic Zone.The Kinfra Film and Video Park is strategically located between Technopark and the proposed Technocity project in Trivandrum.[4]