International Film & Television Club | 12th Global Film Festival 2019

Sandeep Marwah On Jury Of 26th Mons International Film Festival

The renowned Asian Media personality Sandeep Marwah, the President of Marwah Studios has been nominated as member of International Jury representing India in 26th edition of Festival International Du Film D’ Amour.

“Its a great honour for me to represent my country in FIFA, a prestigios film festival of the World having its 26th edition at Mons, Belgium” said Sandeep Marwah President Marwah Studios and World Record Holder of producing largest number of short films.He is the President of Asian Academy of Film and Television, a film school which has churned out 7000 media professional in last 18years hailing from 70 countries .

“The festival invites to discover an array of unusual films with committed subjects and heart wrenching stories from 19th to 26th feb. no less than 80 films and 35 short from all over the World will be screened. I am happy we have jury from India too.”said Elio Di Rupo Honorary President of FIFA.

The other members of the jury are Thomas Gilou, Chantal Lauby, Melanie Bernier, Sara Martin and Noemie Elbaz from France, Idrissa Ouedraogo from Burkina Faso, Maria Dinulescu from Romania, Rashid Masharwi from Palestine, Renato Berta from Switzerland, Sandra Ceccarelli from Italy and Khaled Abou El Naga from Egypt.

The Last Session Brought Glamour To 6th Indo-US Economic Summit

The last session of two days 6th Indo US Economic Summit being held at hotel Lalit in New Delhi ‘Bollywood To Hollywood’ brought glamour to the whole show when President of Marwah Studios Sandeep Marwah presented key note expressing the interrelation of Hollywood and Bollywood as far as production, joint ventures, distribution, acting, awards, film education, music and other things are concerned. Giving number of examples out of feature films he brought many facts and figures to the table in a full house. The event is organized by the Indo American Chamber Of Commerce.

The panel was consisting of Anand Desai, managing Partner DSK LEGAL, Sandeep Bhargava CEO The Indian Film Company, Rajesh Jain Executive Director, Corporate Finance and Entertainment Division, Siddharth Roy Kapur CEO UTV Motion Pictures and Lalit Bhasin, the summit Chairman and President, Society of Indian Law Firms.

“There is a huge scope of business for two film industries USA and India to explore the market in each other country” said Sandeep Marwah who is also heading Entertainment Committee in IACC .The topics related to piracy, the legality of joint ventures and the usage of latest equipments were discussed by the panel.

Festival of Iranian Films at AAFT

International Film And Television Club of Asian Academy of film and Television in association with Iran Cultural Centre, Embassy of Iran inaugurated three days festival of Iranian Films at Marwah Studios, Noida film city. Some of the finest films were selected for this special festival opened by the Director of Cultural Centre of Iran Embassy.
“AAFT is the correct platform to project Iranian Films, not only students of film and TV get the opportunity to see different expression but they do get to know the culture of this beautiful country” said Sandeep Marwah, President of Marwah Studios. “We are very happy to associate with AAFT as the enthusiasm in this institute to learn is highest” said Supriya Suri of CINE DARBAR.
“I an proud of my students at AAFT and ASMS who are so focused as far as film and TV business is concerned, we are now well established in Mumbai-Bollywood as no channel, film and TV office, Production company where are students are not working” said Ashok Tyagi, dean Cinema Asian School of Media Studies.
Ali Dehgahi the director of Iran Cultural Centre said, “We are one of the oldest friends of India, the culture and living habits of both the countries are quite similar, that is the reason Iranians love and enjoy Indian films and I am sure you will also like these films.” Iran produces 130 films approx. every year and they are distributed all over the world.

Sandeep Marwah Appreciated Students Of Delhi Public School

The Vice Principal and the head of Hindi Department Dr R.G. Verma invited Sandeep Marwah President of Marwah Studios, FilmCity, Noida to the inter school Dance and Drama competition in the capacity of Chief Guest. The program was held at Delhi Public School RKPuram where other different branches of DPS school performed.
“It is extraordinary well planned program where you have to express only through dance and drama without uttering the phrases of the poem” said Sandeep Marwah. “I am impressed by the presentation of every school, thank God I am not the judge today other wise it would have been difficult to finalize who is the first” added Marwah.
The program was judged by Mohit Jain Director Times of India, Saroja Vaidanathan Director Ganesha Natyalaya, Dr. Ramesh Kumar Khattar Prof. of Motilal Nehru College, and Jilmil Hazarika from National School of Drama who all spoke after the event while declaring the results.
The principal of the school Dr.D.R.Saini send his best wishes to the winners.The other who were present there were Dr.V.D.Aggarwal, V.J.Bakshi, Kaumudi Sharma, Divya Sawhney, Sushil Prasad, Daniel Freddy and Seema Mehta.

IMAGES 2010 Attracted Media Students.

A annual joint venture of AAFT, ASMS, ASGA and ABS prepared and conducted by the students to express their talent and practice was held at Marwah Studios attended by students of all the 30 courses of the campus.
Speaking on the occasion in a jam packed hall the President of the Asian Education Society Sandeep Marwah encouraged students to frame more programs like this which are very healthy for the personality development of the students. Sandeep Marwah sanctioned more funds for student’s welfare this year which also includes student competitions and participation in India and Abroad. “He who does not believe in Entertainment and music is not human being” said Marwah
Present on the event the renowned actor Viswajit Pradhan who has worked in more than 150 feature films and only Gujar Actor in Bollywood congratulated the students for their large participation while lighting the lamp .”I am proud to be associated with International Media Education Centre and would like to be back again”
ShreeRupa the director of NGO ‘Make A Wish Foundation of India’ appreciated the efforts of the students and their enthusiasm for the cultural event.” I invite students who would like to get into social work” said ShreeRupa. Others who spoke on the occasion were Prof. R.K.Singh dean Asian School of Media Studies and Asian School of Graphics and Animation, Prof. Latika Sahani dean Asian Business School .The event was followed by a grand party.

Awards Declared for 3rd International Festival of Cellphone Cinema

The jury consists of renowned film makers like N.Chandra, Karl Rordosh, Gurbir Garewal, Arun Anand, R.K.Singh and Raghav Marwah presented their final report of results to the president of the festival Sandeep Marwah to declare internationally.

The first award for video category was given to VISION by H.K. Sharma, DANCING QUEEN by Sumit Roy got the second and THE GIFT by Amar Sohny manage the third. A special jury award was announced for SUNDAY by Sumit Kohli and Audience award handed over to EYE by Ashok Yadav.
Winner in Still first category was shared by two BLUE-THE COLOUR OF HOPE by Shuruti Rai and CROW DRINKING BEER by Kshitij Gupta.MAN JUMPING IN THE BUS by Suneel Mistri and JINDA HUN MAIN by Anirban Bhattacharya got second. Special Jury FIRST FINISHING LINE by Nagendra Singh and UNDERWEAR SHAPED by Rithwik Sondhi were given. The audience award to best still was FEAR-MOBILE PHONE by Umang Khanna was presented.

“All the participants have been given a participation Certificate and Awards along with Citation will be sent to all in due course of time” said Sandeep Marwah. “We have started preparing for the 4th International Festival of Cellphone Cinema which will take place in January 2011” added Marwah.

65th Festival of Short Digital Films at AAFT

“The films must leave an impact on the viewers that is how we plan and produce films at Asian Academy of Film and Television” said Sandeep Marwah president of Marwah Studios while introducing the guest on the dice at the inauguration of 65th Festival of Short Digital Films at Noida Film City.

Some of the finest films directed by the students of 64th batch were screened for the large crowd of young film makers who were enjoying every bit of the festival environment. “Students must take advantage of the first class facilities being provided by the institution here which are somewhere better than any film school in Europe” said Yiannis Arsenis, the film maker from Greece while addressing the students. “We invite the students of AAFT to come forward to direct and present films highlighting on the subject of Disability” said Satish Kapoor founder of Brotherhood.

“Films are the best source of expression and do not ignore the touch of right music into it” said Madhu Mathur Anand classical singer from USA who later impressed the audience with a spiritual song. The presence of Prof. Kamal Dixit a veteran journalist and B.K. Sushant media coordinator of World renowned Brahmkumari organisation proposed to enthusiastic film makers to go for meaningful Cinema. AAFT dean also paid vote of thanks.

Katrina Kaif Honored By Assocham

Katrina Kaif is popular enough to hold the press and who’s who of Delhi to wait for her entry on the stage when Assocham Entertainment Committee decided to honor her at Hotel Imperial in continuation to her absence at 3rd International Entertainment summit last November in FOCUS.

“A special award has been constituted “Performer of The Year” by Assocham to honour the most beautiful lady of the film industry” said D.S. Rawat, the secretary General of Assocham. “We are proud that
Katrina has been rated as the most popular performer and as successful women she is representing now for the cause of upliftment of the women” said Alka Lamba, secretary of All India Congress Committee.

“Katrina has played her tough innings to reach to this platform, she is well versed with the reality of life” said Swati Piramal, the President of Assocham while handing over the award as Prinyanka Vadra could not make it for the show.

“Katrina Kaif is the only artist in the industry who has given continuous hits one after another like Namaste London, Partner, Welcome, Race, Sing Is Kinng, New York, Ajab Prem Ki Gazab Kahani and immerged as icon for the young generation” said Sandeep Marwah president of Marwah Studios and Executive member of Entertainment Committee of Assocham. Later Sujata Dev paid vote of thanks.


“More than 100 short documentary films received on various issues of disability from all over the World and the preview Committee of We Care Filmfest 2010 finalized 32 short films for screening during the film festival which will be moving to all over India. Each documentary film has a story to tell, tales of dogged human spirit that has trumped against all odds” said Sandeep Marwah president of WECARE FILM FEST 2010 .

The preview committee had B B Nagpal, a Media and Film Critic, Shankar Choudhary (Sr. Programme Offricer UNESCO), Ms Saoirse, United Nation Volunteer (UNESCO), Sanjeev Upadhya, Media Professional and film maker ,Ms Deepa Jain (Psychologist and film maker), Ms. Gopa Mukherjee (Journalist and Film maker) and Abhinav Bajpai Head IT, AAFT) jury headed by Satish Kapoor Director of the festival.

“A world that truly embraces diversity is one where the rights, dignity, and well-being of individuals are realized regardless of differences in race, faith, gender – or ability. People living with disabilities often surprise us with their abilities, with what they can do rather than what they cannot, but not many tell their stories. To share a few minutes of their lives 7th We Care Filmfest will be held across the country under the theme Dignity and Justice for All” said Satish Kapoor the founder of Brotherhood and WECARE FILMFEST.

The festival is organized in association with the National Trust, Asian Academy of Film and Television (AAFT), United Nations Information Centre (UNIC), and the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) will be travelling to about 12 locations in India, from February to mid-April 2010 including Delhi, NOIDA, Mumbai, Pune, Goa, Agra, Jaipur, Kolkata etc.

Asian School of Graphics & Animation Launches New Courses

“The Computers – a marvel of the 20th century is now being used to create and integrate text, still pictures, graphics, audio and video. This work is referred to as multimedia” said Sandeep Marwah President of Marwah Studios.“Graphics are a visual art discipline for creating text, images and layouts to communicate information. Animation brings two and three dimensional still images to life. The computer hardware and soft wares have indeed enabled the creative persons to do their work speedily and to make amazing media products” added Marwah.
“Graphics artists and animators are required by film and television production houses; cable and satellite television channels; printing and publishing houses; commercial art studios; art museums; advertising agencies; public relation firms; businessmen for making logos, creating and maintaining websites and e-commerce work; video game industry, to name a few areas” said Harshvardhan Director Academics of ASGA. Asian School of Graphics and Animation is the new arm of world renowned Asian Academy of Film and Television and Asian School of Media Studies.
This school offers education and training opportunity in the computer and the internet centric new medium of mass communication. What distinguishes school of Graphics and Animation from other similar centers is its nearly two decades of first hand experience of imparting training in making traditional media products i.e. films, radio and television programs etc; access to the shooting floors, equipment and the film archive of Marwah Studios; ready availability of qualified and highly experienced trainers in all departments of film and television production; the ambience of Noida Film city above all highly skilled graphic artists and animators as full time and visiting faculty.
School of Graphics and Animation now offers courses in Print and Advertising graphics, 2 D Graphics and Animation, Virtual set design, 3 D Graphics and Animation, Compositing and Special Effects, Internet and Web Design, TV Graphics and Animation, Multimedia Production, Digital Design Techniques.The faculty of school of Graphics and Animation may design on demand, programs to fulfill special training needs of a group of people or an individual.