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IPBF Now With 5th International Festival Of Cellphone Cinema

The voluntary body taking care of commissioning of audio and visual programs to the media professionals- International Public Broadcasting Forum has joined hands with 5th International Festival Of Cellphone Cinema 2012 (IFCPC) to be held on Friday the 20th and Saturday the 21st January 2012.
Entries have been invited from all over the World to participate in this very interesting film festival for the fifth time. All entries either including stills and videos must be shot by a mobile phone and can be uploaded to directly for competition.
Asian Academy Of Film And Television, a premier film and TV school in India will host the event along with International Film And Television Club at Marwah studios, film city, Noida.
“We are very excited for the festival as it attracts not only young film makers but also known film makers from all over the World. The awards for 3000 US Dollars have been kept aside for the different prizes” informed Sandeep Marwah President of the Festival.

Sandeep Marwah Titled With ‘International Media Guru’

World Religious parliament has conferred title of recognition ‘Antarrashtriya Media Guru’ ( International media Guru) upon Sandeep Marwah, President Marwah Studios for his illustrious services in the field of films and television for more than two decades in particular and the world at large.
The citation read out on the occasion says this parliament feels proud in felicitating people dedicated and committed to the service of humanity through ancient Indian cultural values and the cleanliness of internal and as well as external environment.
Chairman of the Presentation Committee Yudhvir K. Bhoon said that the contribution of President Marwah is unique and salient. World Religion parliament chairman Acharya Prabhakar Mishra elaborated the concept of his organisation as one based on the establishment of a healthy society and physical, intellectual and spiritual growth

IFTRC Join Hands With 5th International Festival Of Cellphone Cinema

International Film And Television Research Centre, the premier organization indulged in the research of film and television productions has joined hands with 5th International Festival Of Cellphone Cinema 2012 to support its activities.
“It is hard to believe that the ideas which you get from these three minutes films on mobile cinema from young film makers, they are out of this world” said Sandeep Marwah President of the Festival while announcing the affiliation news with IFTRC.
After four successful ventures the team of International Film And Television Club, an organization behind many festivals of the country, declared this 5th festival which is unique in its nature but now popular all over the World.
The last date of receiving the entries is 18th January and festival will take place on 20th and 21st of January 2012 at Marwah Studios Film City Noida.

AAFT-ASMS-ASC Awarded As the Best School Of Journalism

The Asian School Of Media Studies, Asian Academy of Film And Television and Asian School Of Communication all of them are, part and parcel of Marwah Studios A Creative Enterprises awarded together the best and the biggest school of journalism in India.
“20 years in Education, 40 courses, associated 400 faculty members, 10,000 Alumni from India and 84 countries of the World, 30 media organizations for value addition, more than one lac square feet state of art infrastructure, 4000 training films, 1800 short films, separate Print, Radio, Television, Cinema, New Media, Events and Fine Arts Departments makes the biggest and the best school of journalism in India” citation read by Vipin Gaur General Secretary of Newspaper Association Of India a body of 7000 newspapers and journalists.
“I am feeling honored in presenting this prestigious award to Sandeep Marwah The President Of the organization who has done remarkably well in the field of education and proved to the World that we are no less in media education” said Harish Rawat Union Minister of Agriculture, Food and Parliamentary affairs, Government of India while handing over the award in the capacity of Chief Guest here at Constitution Club, New Delhi in a large glittering function.
“I have been the teacher to Sandeep in Bhagat Singh College and taking the pride in honoring him today for the best in his field” said Yoganand Shastri Speaker in Delhi Vidhan Sabha. Others who spoke on the occasion were Sunil Dang, Dr. Narender Nath, Dr Swami Sarvanand Saraswati, Dr. Deepak Malhotra and Pawan Sharma.

Rakesh Bedi rewards 73rd batch of AAFT

Renowned Bollywood actor Rakesh Bedi has advised passing students of the 73rd batch of Asian Academy of Film and Television that they should always respect their alma mater.

Bedi was the chief guest at the 73rd convocation of the AAFT held at Marwah Studios complex. He recalled his days at Shaheed Bhagat Singh College with Director Sandeep Marwah. The latter echoed his sentiments and told the students that there was something creative in the ambience of the college. That was why both turned out to be poets.

Guest of Honour and fellow actor Keshav Arora who is working in Ashok Tyagi’s ‘ Chori ka Maal Mori Mein’

Marwah also announced that the fifth cell phone cinema festival will be held at the AAFT premises on 20th and 21st January

AAFT Dean said that the motto of AAFT was the pursuit of excellence and he expected the alumni to remember and uphold this mission and vision. He congratulated the 26 students who were awarded in different streams and courses for outstanding performance.

According to the professor of direction 76 films were made during this course. Selected ones will be shown soon in the campus.

Chori Ka Maal Mori Mein-Launched At Marwah Studios

Chamber of Movies & Television Programme Producers [New Delhi] & Marwah Studios a creative enterprises Present Leo VIII & Rising Sun Films Pvt Ltd’s Production of An Ashok Tyagi Movie CHORI KA MAAL MORI MEIN. The Film that will redefine Bollywood will commence its shooting at Marwah Studios and various locations of New Delhi, Noida and Greater Noida in a start to finish schedule from from 15th Dec to 15 Jan.
“ My grateful thanks to my colleague and class fellow from FTII Mr Ajay Sharma for taking the lead in this initiative” said Ashok Tyagi Director of the film popularly known for his earlier films like Surkhiyan, Bharat Bhagya Vidhata, Return of Jewel Thief etc
“We have complete infrastructure from pin to plane for making of the film, we want many films to come and take the advantage of the facilities” said Sandeep Marwah President Of Marwah Studios.
A grand Muhurat was planned on the shooting floor to launch the film with complete cast and crew and large media audience from Asian School Of Media Studies.

5th International Festival of Cellphone Cinema in January 2012

” The festival has been launched ,which is unique in its nature but attracts people from all over the World.”
International Film and Television Club (IFTC) along with Asian Academy of Film and Television (AAFT) have decided to go ahead with the 5th International festival of Mobile Cinema at Marwah Studios in the third week of January 2012

The purpose of this two days festival is to unleash the creative spark of the participants by using non traditional means of technology like the Cell Phone and create both motion and still imagery. The festival has slot for seminar, workshop by known film makers followed by Gala networking lunches and dinners

All the entries to be created by using a mobile phone. The entries should be original and not infringe on any copy right law. All body works to be sent on CD at the festival office at AAFT, Marwah Studios, Film City, Noida. The last date of registration is 18th-Jan-2012. The video length should be 3 minutes maximum.

”The film entries received from various countries will be judged by an international jury in New Delhi and the result for the 9 winner in three categories of the Cell Phone Cinema festival will be announced later” informed Sandeep Marwah President of the Festival. The list of the film entries qualified for the finals, will be disclosed through the Internet. (

AAFT Is Proud Of ’Once Upon A Time In Sahel’

Daniel Martin Arroyo (Spain), Christiano Van Zeller(Portugal) and Ismail Sarr(Senegal) of 66th batch of Asian Academy Of Film And Television produced an International Cinema ‘Once Upon A Time In Sahel’ which is also Directed by Ismail Sarr.
After passing out from the Academy, all the three students decided to meet at centre point in Spain to plan their first International venture which is now ready for release.
“I am proud of my students who are doing so well after completing their courses in different streams and putting their education and training into use in the right direction” said Sandeep Marwah Director of AAFT. “This is probably first of its kind where students from three different countries have joined hands together to produce a feature film of big stature” added Marwah.
‘Once Upon A Time In Sahel’ addresses the escalating issue of human trafficking and migration of Africans to Southern Europe via the Sahara desert and the high seas of the Mediterranean and the Atlantic informed Ismail Sarr director of the film.

Delhi is next Bollywood-4th GFFN

Celebrated filmmaker and Joint Director Asian School of media Studies Ashok Tyagi has predicted that Delhi is all set to become the next filmmaking centre for Bollywood directors.
Tygai, himself a successful director of films like Surkhiyan, Return Of Jewel Thief and Bharat Bhagya Vidhata discussed and debate the potential of the national capital in becoming an ideal setting for shooting at a workshop: ‘Delhi, the Next Bollywood’ conducted during the fourth Global Film Festival, Noida 2011 organised at Marwah Studios.
Sandeep Marwah, President of the festival said that his studios are already being used by Bollywood directors and production companies for last two decades and he is ready to provide any other facilities required.
Ashok Tyagi elaborated to a packed workshop that Delhi monuments like Humayun’s Tomb, gardens like Lodi and havelis of Chandni Chowk have already been extensively used in Hindi films. He said the historical and modern ambience of Delhi provide a perfect backdrop the film makers.

Santosh Bhartiya’s Workshop At 4th Global Film Festival

Former member Parliament and renowned editor of a popular new paper Chowthi Dunya Santosh Bhartiya narrated the path from print to electronic media in a workshop conducted during the fourth Global Film Festival, Noida 2011.
Inaugurating the workshop, festival President Sandeep Marwah emphasized the need of writing skills for all those who want to maintain high standards in the field of media either the print or the electronic. “Equal emphasis and right balance is maintained between print and electronic media at Asian School of Media Studies while providing education” Marwah added.
Bhartiya who himself has undertaken this journey shared his experiences and fielded questions from a jam packed studio in the workshop. It was an interactive drill and the festival delegates cleared many myths and notions.
Bhartiya was of the opinion that print is the mother of all media and shifting to electronic was a natural process and an institution like Marwah Studios was ideally suited for this education.