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

Sandeep Marwah First From Media Industry To The post of Chancellor

New Delhi: Dr. Sandeep Marwah is the first Indian from the most glamorous Media And Entertainment Industry to reach to the highest designation in education of being Chancellor of the University disclosed during his interview with Auther Sherry.

Dr. Sandeep Marwah is the founder of Noida Film City, founder of first professional film studio of North India- Marwah Studios, he is the founder Director of first private film school of the country- Asian Academy of Film And Television and now first person from media and Entertainment Industry to be nominated by the Government to the post of the Chancellor of AAFT University of Media And Arts.

“I have been in education since 1993. We started as a boutique institution and in 2003 added the first film degree college to our education group. In 2004 I was nominated as the first Vice Chancellor from Media And Entertainment Industry for University of Media And Arts. Now I have been designated as First Chancellor of AAFT University of Media And Arts,” said Dr. Sandeep Marwah President of Marwah Studios.

Auther Sherry interviewed Dr. Marwah and made him speak about his school, college and professional life. The interview also covered Dr. Marwah’s seven World Records in Media.

Sandeep Marwah Addressed Architects of India in Webinar

New Delhi: More than 400 architects and designers from all over India and abroad participated in a webinar organized by Surfaces Reporter a well known magazine to discuss workspaces in Post Lockdown World.

“There is going to be a tremendous change in the whole architecture of offices and houses, shops and malls as Covid 19 is now going to stay for some more time. You need to have space for social distancing and probably all large gathering will now shift to webinars and other applications on computers,” said r, Sandeep Marwah President of Marwah Studios and founder of Noida Film city as a special invitees in the national conference of Architects.

Sandeep Marwah explained about the film studios, cinema theatres, filmy offices, auditoriums for events, open theatres etc. might need change after lockdown is over.

Anil Khaitan Chairman ASSOSHAM Start up Committee and Chairman Sunil Health Care Limited, Raman Sikka Principal Architect Sikka Associates, Shresth Kashyap Director KNS Architects (P) Ltd, Jimmy Mistry Chairman Della Group, Tateo Nakajima Director Arup London, Sudheera Mure Director Interiors KGD Architect, Kshitij Limaye Executive Director Sankalpan Infrastructure (P) Ltd were also speaker on the occasion.

The event was moderated by Vertica Dvivedi the Editor in Chief of Surfaces Reporter Magazine and founder WADE Asia.

Sandeep Marwah Speaker at Management Education And Research Institute

New Delhi: Renowned media person Dr. Sandeep Marwah was the special invitee at Management Education And Research Institute Delhi to address the students of Communication, Design and management during this period of lockdown to motivate for better living.

“This is a special time you can have a wonderful bonding with your family. Get into the roots of your family tree and learn how your patents have worked hard to get you to this position. It is an opportunity to pay your gratitude to the nature for all that you have been served with,” said Dr. Sandeep Marwah President of Marwah Studios.

In answer to the questions asked by students Dr. Sandeep Marwah narrated his story of success, formation of Noida Film City, Marwah Studios and now AAFT University. He explained that there is no alternate to hard work. All problems can be tackled with love and with pleasing nature. Only strong determination can get to you your goals.

The program was devised by Dr. Dilip Kumar of MERI and conducted by Dr. Vipin Gaur General Secretary of News Paper Association of India.

World Museum Day Celebrated at ICMEI In Association With AAFT

New Delhi: With the theme “Museums for Equality: Diversity and Inclusion”, International Museum Day 2020 aims at becoming a rallying point to both celebrate the diversity of perspectives that make up the communities and personnel of museums, and champion tools for identifying and overcoming bias in what they display and the stories they tell.

“It is so miserable to note that all the museums of the World are closed owing to the lockdown because of Covid 19 and it is the right time for every museum to go digital. Probably the traffic on net will go much higher and thousands of lovers will be able to visit best of the museums of different countries,” said Dr. Sandeep Marwah President of International Chamber of Media And Entertainment Industry celebrating World Museum Day at AAFT University of Media And Arts on line.

The potential of museums to create meaningful experiences for peoples of all origins and backgrounds is central to their social value. As agents of change and trusted institutions, there is no time like the present for museums to demonstrate their relevance by engaging constructively in the political, social, and cultural realities of modern society.

World Telecommunication Day Celebrated at AAFT

The purpose of World Telecommunication and Information Society Day (WTISD) is to help raise awareness of the possibilities that the use of the Internet and other information and communication technologies (ICT) can bring to societies and economies, as well as of ways to bridge the digital divide.

“Covid 19 has expedited the large and the massive usage of internet within a few days. In this lockdown the Internet is the biggest blessing. We at AAFT also have brought the education on line. All the twelve colleges, 60 class rooms are involved with 180 classes every day, thanks to internet,” informed Dr. Sandeep Marwah President of AAFT and Patron to IFUNA- Indian Federation of United Nations Associations while talking to the people at Webinar on World Telecommunication Day.

“We have conducted best of the webinars, seminars, interactions, talks from all over India and abroad from the best of the faculty and personalities for the students of AAFT only through internet, now you just cannot ignore Internet,” added Dr. Marwah.

“Information technology can be a beacon of hope, allowing billions of people around the world to connect. During the COVID-19 pandemic, these connections are more important than ever,” marked by António GuterresUN Secretary-General.

International Day of Light Observed at AAFT University

New Delhi: The International Day of Light is a global initiative that provides a platform for the continued appreciation of light and the role it plays in science, culture and art, education and sustainable development, and in fields as diverse as medicine, communications and energy.

The broad theme of light will allow many different sectors of society worldwide to participate in activities that demonstrate how science, technology, art and culture can help achieve the goals of UNESCO – education, equality and peace.

“An International Day of Light will contribute to build new bridges between scientific disciplines, education and the art, responding to the critical need for interdisciplinary science, and improved dialogue between citizens, scientists, decision makers, industry leaders and non-governmental organisations,” said Dr. Sandeep Marwah President of Marwah Studios at AAFT Session on web.

“Needless to say that whole film making is the outcome of light. We have a parallel relationship with light in our profession. No light no film,” Each day brings new opportunities, allowing you to constantly live with love—be there for others—bring a little light into someone’s day. Be grateful and live each day to the fullest. Learn to light a candle in the darkest moments of someone’s life. Be the light that helps others see; it is what gives life its deepest significance.” added Dr. Marwah.

The International Day of Light will be an annual celebration providing a platform for continued appreciation of the central role that light science and technologies play in the lives of citizens from all over the world.

Sandeep Marwah Congratulated All on International Day of Families

New Delhi: This year’s 25th anniversary of International Day of Families comes at a time of one of the most challenging global health and social crises. The 2020 COVID-19 pandemic brings into sharp focus the importance of investing in social policies protecting the most vulnerable individuals and families.

“First of all I congratulate all the families in the World A very happy International Day of Families. May lord bring lots of love and closeness in the families and their ties. This Covid 19 has brought every one close to each other emotionally,” said Dr. Sandeep Marwah Global Cultural Minister and President of World Peace Development And Research Foundation while talking to the young students of Asian Academy of Film And Television on line.

“It is the families who bear the brunt of the crisis, sheltering their members from harm, caring for out-of-school children and, at the same time, continuing their work responsibilities,” added Dr. Marwah.

“No two families are alike. Your relatives may be loud and crazy, small and introspective, totally conventional, or completely unorthodox, but your family is yours. And, no matter what, your family makes up a huge part of who you are. Celebrate the ones who made you the person you are today. The only rock I know that stays steady, the only institution I know that works, is the family,” expressed Dr. Sandeep Marwah.

ICMEI Webinar on Importance of Blog Writing

New Delhi: International Chamber of Media And Entertainment Industry (ICMEI) in association with AAFT University of Media And Arts conducted a webinar on the hot topic of Importance of Blog Writing.

“The best and most economical way of expressing your self is to start writing. To be successful in media you need to know three very important things, how to read, how to write and how to speak. Writing makes you feel confident. It converts you into a better administrator. It adds on to your skills. It improves your memory and definitely social skills,” said Dr. Sandeep Marwah President of ICMEI initiating the talks in webinar.

“It is very important to know that if you have writing skills, and you are a blogger you have better prospects in the industry. The employer will prefer you. Blogging can be hobby then can be changed into business. It helps you to upgrade your writing pattern. It is a stepping stone for you to be a publisher,” said Shivani Pandey blogger from Times of India.

“Blogging give you instant response since it is also interactive. It also provides you an opportunity to learn on the same subject from group of people. Since you have no sensor and check you can express better and whole-heartedly. That attracts more readers and your readers they have faith in your writing. No doubt you develop a powerful network through blogging,” said Pallavi Prakash blogger from almost twelve years.

“Blogging helps you to be available to the public and you cut down the long process of clearing the article before publishing in other cases. You can alter, correct, add, subtract your own article at any stage of time, even though it called published article, you have many restrictions of this kind in other mediums. It supports you to get into research then and there when you are actually writing for net,” added Anant Vijay senior journalist and blogger.

“Blogging creates new opportunities for you as you are instantly exposed to the World. It can bring you money if someone wants to lift your article to some other medium. It adds to your confidence and works as your pr relations. No doubt that you serving the society as writer and blogger. It adds to your creditability and you will be considered little different from others,” added Shivanand Dwiwedi senior journalist and blogger.

The session was attended by people from all strata of life and followed by question and answer. Dr. Sushil Bharti paid vote of thanks for the most informative interactions.

AAFT Alumnus Mrigdeep Lamba on Webinar to Motivate Students

Mumbai: Mrigdeep Singh Lamba an alumnus of Asian Academy of Film And Television passed out with flying colors and was nominated as the best director of the batch. In return Director Sandeep Marwah presented him two films to direct. The first one was a short film on AAFT and another one was docu drama -A mud Island. A star was born.

Mrigdeep did his job perfectly and further was allotted five advertisement films from Marwah Studios, which were meant for Sahara group. Later he joined as assistant in the foreign unit that time shooting in Delhi narrated Mrigdeep to the young students of AAFT.

“You need to love your work. You have to prove your worth. First deserve and then desire that’s what we have learned from the institute. Do not waist your time, take best advantage of lockdown, Watch films, develop subjects, write synopsis, read books, watch television. There is no dearth of inputs today. Your story has to be exclusive. Think out of box,” added Mrigdeep in the Webinar.

Mrigdeep is one of the brightest talents in the Indian film industry today and has spent close to two decade in movie industry. His directorial venture,’Fukrey’ (2013), won millions of hearts across the country. Fukrey Returns, Teen They Bhai, Khandani Shafakhana and many others followed it.

“I am thankful to Prof. Sandeep Marwah for giving me an opportunity to prove myself,” thanked Mrigdeep emotionally.

Red Cross Day Celebrated at AAFT On Line

New Delhi: World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day is an annual celebration of the principles of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement. World Red Cross Red Crescent Day is celebrated on 8 May each year. This date is the anniversary of the birth of Henry Dunant, who was born on 8 May 1828. He was the founder of International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the recipient of the first Nobel Peace Prize.

“Programs conducted by the Red Cross Society can be broadly categorized into four parts including the promotion of humanitarian principles and values; disaster response; disaster preparedness; and health and care,” informed Dr. Sandeep Marwah while talking to the students on line as no event could be planned because of Covid 19.

“The Red Cross Society is based on 7 principles namely, humanity, impartiality, neutrality, independence, voluntary, unity and universality. They are also common with our aims and objectives of Scouts & Guides Organization as well as World Peace Development And Research Foundation,” added Dr. Marwah who is also representing as Chief Scout for India and President WPDRF.

Dr. Sandeep Marwah has been associated with Red Cross Society since 2012 and has been organizing blood camps since then. His film production company also produced few films for The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) few years back.

“Time has come when we have to give a smart & new look to many new films which can serve the purpose of powerful communication for Red Cross Society expressed Dr. Sandeep.