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Mauritius wins the prestigious “Best Shooting Destination” accolade at the International Film Business Awards

Mauritius has won the prestigious award for the Best Film Shooting Destination of the Year.  The award has been conferred by the “International Film Business Award” during the 3rd edition of Indywood Film Carnival, a 4-day film fiesta, held at the world's largest integrated film studio, Ramoji Film City, Hyderabad, India from the 1st to 4th December 2017.

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This award is supported by Invest India and reinforces the position of Mauritius as one of the most attractive film shooting locations in the world. This achievement bears the fruit of continuous strategic effort and policy measures implemented by the Board of Investment and other stakeholders to improve the competitiveness of the Film Rebate Scheme. 

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Furthermore, it is a testimony to the remarkable efforts geared up by the Board of Investment to position the country as an idyllic film shooting destination. 

Mauritius is therefore, strengthening its position and gaining foothold in the international film industry. The film industry holds some great promises, for the film and media sector constitute a potentially new driver to stimulate investment, job creation and growth.

5th December 2017