The Panel Discussion on Making Good Movie: Pre-Production was held at the Film Development Centre in Shwetaungkyar Road, Bahan Township, Yangon, yesterday afternoon.
First, the opening speech was delivered by U Aye Kywe, Deputy Director-General of the Department of Information and Public Relations, followed by a speech from U Zin Wine, Chairman of the Myanmar Motion Picture Organization.
Next, Daw Swe Zin Htike, member of the administration board of the Film Development Centre, led the panel discussion and explained about the pre-production stages of filmmaking.
Daw Swe Zin Htike was then joined by movie director U Zaw Myint Oo, screenwriter L Min Pyae Mon, and movie director Christina Kyi, sharing their experiences concerning the pre-planning stages in the production, screenwriting and directing aspects of a film.
Next, the panelists replied to questions asked by members of the audience, including Thukamein Film & Video Production U Kyaw Kyaw, Sayar U Myint Thein Pe, and youth movie director Ko Thaw Zin.
Afterwards, Sayar U Myint Thein Pe, member of the advisory board of the Film Development Centre, delivered the congratulatory speech.
The panel discussion was joint-facilitated by the Department of Information and Public Relations under the Ministry of Information and the Film Development Centre management with the aim of cultivating experience when producing films.
The panel discussion was attended by movie producers, directors, screenwriters, youth directors, movie enthusiasts and members of the media.
Yi Yi Myint