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

Dadasaheb Phalke Film Award for Sandeep Marwah

Mumbai: Renowned film and television personality Sandeep Marwah with five world records to his credit, honored with the most prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke Film Foundation Award for his untiring contribution to Cinema today at Chitrakoot Grounds in Mumbai.

Sandeep Marwah has been the founder of Noida Film City, the fastest growing film city in the World. It is a 100 acres complex with 75 acres outdoor 25 acres indoor, 16 studios, 350 Channels are being broadcast to 162 countries 24×7, 17000 media professionals are working in film city and cascading effect is that 150,000 people are earning their bread because of film city.

Sandeep Marwah is the founder of first professional film studios of North India-Marwah Studios and has churned out more than 4500 television program for more than 50 channels, 150 feature films, 5000 training films and also a birth place for most of channels in India from 1991.

Sandeep Marwah is the founder director of Asian Academy of Film And Television the first private film school of this country and has trained 12000 media professionals hailing from 120 countries since 1993. Now AAFT ranks as the first ten best film schools of the World.

Sandeep Marwah is the producer of largest number of short films in the World. He has provided a wonderful opportunity to more than 10,000 film aspirants hailing from more than 100 countries to shoot 2300 short films. Most of the films are based on social issues, documentaries and theme-based fictions.

Sandeep Marwah has designed and given 10 best festivals to the entertainment industry including Global Film Festival, Global Festival of Journalism, Global Literary Festival, Global Fashion Week, AAFT Festival of Short Digital Films etc. He has given the term Film Tourism to the dictionary and attracted 2 Million people to Noida Film City so far.

“I am feeling elevated and charged with new energy after this prestigious award. An award after the name of father of Cinema in India means a lot to me,” said Sandeep Marwah President of Marwah Studios while receiving the award in a grand function.

Large number of filmmakers, television personalities and people from media and other strata of life congratulated Sandeep Marwah who is also President of International Chamber of Media And Entertainment Industry.

Dadasaheb Phalke Film Foundation Award is 16 years old setup and the organization has been honoring people from Media and Entertainment Industry every year.

AAFT Will Promote Art Hand in Hand With Brahma Kumaris

Noida: A team of representatives of one of the most popular spiritual organization Brahma Kumaris based in Mount Abu decided to join hands with AAFT- Asian Academy of Film And Television to promote art and Culture of India.

“We are out and out busy in promoting our Indian art and culture through various organizations to bring in love, Peace and Unity in this World. I am happy to say that we have touched 145 countries where our representatives are talking the same language of love,” said Sandeep Marwah President of Marwah Studios explaining the kind of activities Marwah Studios is in, to the group of people from Brahma Kumaris.

“We are here to invite you to visit Mount Abu to see for your self how we are changing the World,” said Brahma Kumari inviting Marwah for the international conference next month.

Sandeep Marwah thanked Dadi Janki, Administrative Head of Brahma Kumaris for the invitation and assure to be there on the D day. Marwah confirmed that Radio Noida 107.4FM is already playing programs created by Brahma Kumaris every morning.

AAFT and the High Commission of Canada celebrate National Canadian Film Day 2018

April.2018, Noida: To mark the fifth annual National Canadian Film Day (NCFD 2018), the Asian Academy of Film & Television (AAFT), hosted a special screening of the film ‘The Sun at Midnight’ for students in their Noida campus today. Celebrated every year on April 18, this is the first time that the National Canadian Film Day has been celebrated in India.

Organized in partnership with the High Commission of Canada in India, the spotlight for NCFD 2018 is on Canadian Indigenous cinema and women filmmakers. This theme is a reflection of the Government of Canada’s focus on promoting women’s rights and diversity and inclusion.

Speaking on the occasion, Ms. Soyoung Park, the Deputy High Commissioner for Canada to India said, “I am very happy to be here today as we celebrate National Canadian Film Day. We are pleased to hold this special screening at AAFT. It is a great opportunity to promote Canadian cinema and Canadian values around gender equality and inclusion.”

“We extend our greetings to Ms Soyoung and Canadian High Commission for the confidence extended toward us. We will work together and support Canadian High Commission for their motive of Promoting Women’s Rights. International Women’s Film Forum will join us to be part of our activities,” said Sandeep Marwah President of Marwah Studios.

The Sun at Midnight, directed by a brilliant woman director, Kirsten Carthew, is set in the Canadian Arctic. The film tells the story of an unexpected friendship between a First Nations hunter and a teenage rebel.

Indo Canadian Film And Cultural Forum of ICMEI- International Chamber of Media And Entertainment Industry supported the event at Noida Film City.

Indo Gambia Cultural Forum Formed During 2nd GFDWN

Noida: The 2nd Global Fashion And Design Week Noida 2018 marked another history by creating Indo Gambia Film And Cultural Forum as the part of the main event on the first day.

“We are fully prepared for this event. 40 countries have shown their interest in fashion and design industry. We are sure by the end of the week this will be turn out to be one of the biggest Fashion Weeks of the Republic of India,” said Sandeep Marwah President of ICMEI- International Chamber of Media And Entertainment Industry.

One Hundred and sixty known and new designers are participating in the fashion and design week. We are opening seven exhibitions to show case the design related to garments, jewelry, house hold products, office and restaurant furniture. Other than paintings and sculpture, sketching and photography exhibitions,” added Sandeep Marwah.

“Let me take the advantage of this international platform to announce the formation and launching of Indo Gambia Film And Cultural Forum. This association is created to develop and promote relation between two countries India and Gambia,” said H.E Jainaba Jagne Ambassador of Gambia to India .

“We are more than satisfied to nominate the renowned international person Sandeep Marwah as the chair of the organization. His magical powers will do wonders to the organization,” added H.E. Jainaba Jagne.

The High Commissioner of Malaysia to India H.E. Dato Hidayat Abdul Hamid, renowned beauty queen Padma Shri Shahnaz Husain, former, Miss Universe Teen & AAFT Alumna Srishti Kaur , Mrs India Finalist 2015 Deepti Chibbe, Interior Designer Shailender Sharma and Ritu Lal Director AAFT School of Fashion and Design were witness to this historical event in a jam packed hall of Marwah Studios.

NFTC Managing Director Sandeep Marwah at Varanasi

Varanasi: The Managing Director of National Federation of Tourism And Transport Cooperatives of India Limited was in Varanasi admiring the constituency of Prime Minister Narendra Modi for initiating tourism activities in the District.

Varanasi also known as Benares, is a city on the banks of the Ganges in the Uttar Pradesh state of North India, 320 kilometres south-east of the state capital, Lucknow, and 121 kilometres east of Allahabad. A major religious hub in India, it is the holiest of the seven sacred cities (Sapta Puri) in Hinduism and Jainism, and played an important role in the development of Buddhism and Ravidassia.

“Renowned Indian writers who have resided in the city were Kabir, Ravidas, and Tulsidas, who wrote much of his Ram Charit Manas here. Kulluka Bhatt wrote the best known account of Manusmriti in Varanasi in the 15th century Later writers of the city have included Acharya Shukla, Baldev Upadhyaya, Bharatendu Harishchandra, Devaki Nandan Khatri, Hazari Prasad Dwivedi, Jaishankar Prasad, Kshetresa Chandra Chattopadhyaya, Sudama Pandey (Dhoomil), Vagish Shastri, and Vidya Niwas Mishra,” informed Sandeep Marwah also President of ICMEI.

Varanasi is a major centre of arts and designs. It is a producer of silks and brocades with gold and silver thread work, carpet weaving, wooden toys, bangles made of glass, ivory work, perfumes, artistic brass and copper ware and a variety of handicrafts. The cantonment graveyard of the British Raj is now the location of Varanasi’s Arts and Crafts.

“Notable artists and historians who are connected with the city include Bismillah Khan, Ravi Shankar, Girija Devi, Gopal Shankar Misra, Gopi Krishna, Kishan Maharaj, Lalmani Misra, N. Rajam, Siddheshwari Devi, Samta Prasad, and Sitara Devi,” added Marwah proposing to send students from AAFT School of Hospitality and Tourism.

Sandeep Marwah Nominated Head of Indo Malaysian Cultural Forum

Noida: 2nd Global Fashion And Design Week Noida 2018 turned out to be lucky for Sandeep Marwah, not only the week became a big success in the fashion and design fraternity, it also brought laurels to Marwah.

Sandeep Marwah President Marwah Studios and Asian Education Group was nominated as the Chairperson of newly formed Indo Malaysian Film And Cultural Forum by H.E. Dato Hidayat Abdul Hamid The High Commissioner of Malaysia to India in a grand function during the first day of 2nd Global Fashion And Deign Week Noida 2018 at Noida Film City.

“Sandeep Marwah is an international personality and needs no introduction, he can be the Chairperson of the Forum. His experience, expertize and enthusiasm will add to our purpose,” said High Commissioner of Malaysia H.E Dato Hidayat Abdul Hamid.

“ I will take this responsibility whole heartedly and will prove soon the value of this organization to both the governments of India and Malaysia,” said Sandeep Marwah.

Sandeep Marwah is the recipient of more than 500 awards from all over the World. He has been Ambassador of Wales and cultural Ambassador of Many Countries. His title Global Cultural Minister really suits him informed Harshvardhan former Chief Engineer, Doordarshan, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Government of India.

Jainaba Jagne Patron to Indo Gambia Cultural Association

Noida: “No can be better advisor and mentor to the organization created to develop and promote relation between India and Gambia, than the Ambassador of Gambia H.E Jainaba Jagne herself,” said Sandeep Marwah President o Marwah Studios and Chairman of IGFCF while handing over the patronship to the Ambassador.

An organization has been carved out to promote art and culture of both the countries. International Chamber of Media And Entertainment Industry and Embassy of Gambia will work together.

“I am honored to be associated with IGFCF today launched at the international platform of 2nd Global Fashion And Design Week Noida 2018. We will take the relations to new level, “said H.E. Jainaba Jagne.

“I on behalf of the office bearer of the Chamber and the fifteen thousand members of ICMEI congratulate Ambassador of Gambia for joining hands and promoting the relations between two countries through art and culture,” said Sandeep Marwah President of ICMEI.

Sandeep Marwah Crowned Chair by Gambian Government

Noida: 2nd Global Fashion And Design Week Noida 2018 brought many new waves to the working of International Chamber of Media And Entertainment Industry. One of them was formation of Indo Gambian Film And Cultural Forum.

The Ambassador of Gambia to India Her Excellency Jainaba Jagne nominated Sandeep Marwah renowned film and television personality as the leader of the forum and crowned him as the chair for the same.

“We have talent here, an institution in himself, we need to look around. Sandeep Marwah will do justice to the association,” said H.E. Jainaba Jagne while handing over the memento to Marwah in a grand function.

“I am charged with new responsibility, I an eager to do something new and different. We will show results to the World. I thank Her Excellency for trusting us and showering the blessings on us,” said Sandeep Marwah.

Sandeep Marwah has six world records to his credit. His team is as enthusiastic as he is. Marwah has added large number of interest to his basket and all of them are successful.

3rd Vajra World Record For Sandeep Marwah

New Delhi: Another feather in the cap of Sandeep Marwah when the management of Vajra records registered the World Record created by Sandeep Marwah in film production of Short Films in their books of World record.

“Sandeep Marwah is the only producer in the World who has produced till now 2300 short films from 5 minutes to 55 minutes and given opportunity to more than 10,000 film persons from more than 100 countries of the World. All these productions have taken place under the banner Marwah Films And Video Productions in last 25 years”.

Sandeep Marwah President of Marwah Studios and Asian Education Group has been in films, television and media for almost 30 years. Producing short films is his passion. The films contain all genre mostly social issues.

Marwah has been honored earlier on many platforms in India and abroad. His contribution to films, television and media is remarkable. He is chairing 100 different organizations to promote love, peace and unity through art and culture.

‘Vajra World Records’ is the Indian equivalent to the Guinness Book of World Records with emphasis on unique achievements of Indians within the country and abroad. It’s a salute to all those Indians who want to do something different and be remembered for their distinctive deeds.

The idea of this kind of book strings together ‘Indian’ achievements originated in 1989, the objective was simple- to provide a platform to ordinary Indians to showcase their talent in their search for excellence.

Minister Prem Prakash Pandey at Marwah Studios

Noida: The Education Minister of the State of Chhattisgarh Shri Prem Prakash Pandey was the special guest at Marwah Studios, film city Noida on the invitation of Sandeep Marwah President of Asian Education Group.

A tour to film city and Marwah Studios was organized to give first hand information to the Minister about the activities of the centre in the field of films, television and media.

Sandeep Marwah briefed the minister with the five World Records he has created in this industry and presented him his two books mentioning the 100 organizations he has been chairing. Marwah also briefed him about the 100 international awards he has brought to India, which is largest number of appreciation any Indian has brought so far.

A radio coverage by in house radio station- Radio Noida 107.4FM and TV coverage by in house TV station- MSTV were also planned for the Minister.

Honorable Minister had one to one conversation with the students of different discipline to assess the quality of education being provided at Asian Academy of Film And Television. AAFT is the oldest skill development institution in India.

Later Sandeep Marwah honored the Cabinet Minister of the State Shri Prem Parkash Pandey with the life membership of International Film And Television Research Centre of AAFT. Prem Prakash Pandey is a Bharatiya Janata Party Member of the Legislative Assembly from Bhilai Nagar in Chhattisgarh. He is one of the architects of Chhattisgarh, which was formed in 2000 after the bifurcation of Madhya Pradesh. He is currently serving as the Cabinet Minister in Chhattisgarh State Government.