Ministers Sri KT Rama Rao, Sri Mahender Reddy and MP Sri Vishweshwar Reddy Konda laid the foundation stone for IMAGE Tower at Raidurgam.
- To make Hyderabad and Telangana as the most favored destination for investment in Animation, Visual Effects, Gaming & Comics sector, Telangana Government has launched IMAGE Policy in April 2016
- IMAGE Tower would be a “Center of Excellence” with state-of-the-art facilities to act as a catalyst for the Animation, Visual Effects, Gaming & Comics sector
- Total built-up area of Image Tower is 16 Lakh Sq Ft. Estimated budget is 945 Crores. This project would be executed on PPP basis
The IMAGE Tower will be a world-class facility that will provide an ideal environment for the following types of businesses in the Animation, Visual Effects, Gaming & Comics Industry:
Animation Film & Gaming:
Production & Distribution, Media Content Management & Providers, Film Content Rights Management, Production, Post Production
Animation, Visual Effects, Gaming & Comics Media Support Services:
Web Designing & Management, Interactive Services (Webcasting / Streaming), Media Software Development & Integration, Access Spending, Multimedia Software Development, Video Games, Internet Gaming Broadcasting Hardware & Equipment, Satellite Services & Equipment Provider, GSM & Electronic Media, Media Equipment Rentals, Digital Media Management, Media Archiving & Distribution and Systems Integration Services
- Animation, Visual Effects, Gaming & Comics Media Marketing Services: Advertising, Corporate Identity & Branding, Intellectual Property Rights Management
- Animation, Visual Effects, Gaming & Comics Information Agencies: Media Research and Information Services and other activities to be taken up by State Government
- Promotion of AVGC Public and Private Parks / Business Improvement Areas (BIA)
- Setting up Common Facility Centers such as sound and video editing, video still photography and motion capture
- Setting-up of Incubation Centre for AVGC Industry
- Establishing reliable and high speed telecommunication link as the volume of data transferred is multifold compared to IT industry
The IMAGE Tower shall provide plug and play spaces, with state-of-the-art built-up office space which will be provided at subsidized rates to first generation technocrat entrepreneurs, SMEs engaged in Animation, Visual Effects, Gaming & Comics activities, and consist of all support services in the envisaged tower.