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

AAFT Varsity holds online photo expo ‘Abhivyakti 2020’

Raipur: With the motive to provide an opportunity to the budding photography talents at an early stage of their career amidst the pandemic and to keep their zeal of good work going on, a Virtual Photo-Exhibition ‘ABHIVYAKTI 2020’ has been organised from September 18, 2020.

The Photography Exhibition Gallery is adorned with 45 photographs to depict the work of the students under five themes including different genres namely, Moodsandemotion in street, Black and White Fashion, Food fine arts, Long exposure and Landscape and wildlife. The exhibition is on air till October 10.

The Virtual-Photo Exhibition has been organised by School of Still Photography of AAFT University, Raipur to give budding photographers a platform to showcase their world views. The investiture ceremony was hosted by the Director of AAFT University Prof. Ritu Lal and the ceremony was inaugurated by the Chancellor of the University, Dr. Sandeep Marwah in the presence of Santosh Swarnakar, Dean Academics AAFT University, Raipur, Faculty members and all students in the zoom platform.

Dr. Sandeep Marwah blessed the attendees with his wise words highlighting the beauty of the exhibition  by quoting that the exhibition follows the title “ABHIVYAKTI”. He appreciated the work of students by mentioning that the hard work portrayed in the exhibition can give a good competition to the professional photographers as well. The overall gallery was managed by Rishi Manik Das, Assistant Professor of School of Still Photography. The platform in which the exhibition was organised is kunstmatrix.

Entertaining People Is Not an Easy Job- Sandeep Marwah at Rotary

New Delhi: “When the whole World is sleeping, the people of the entertainment Industry are awake to prepare software for all of you for the next day of entertainment be it a newspaper, radio, television, cinema or new media. It is not easy to entertain people,” said Dr. Sandeep Marwah Founder of Noida Film City and President of Marwah Studios at a webinar organized by Rotary Club of Delhi South.

 Media and Entertainment Industry is the sixth biggest industry in India with almost turn over of 235000 crores and heading for 3,00,000 crores by 2025. It has given employment to almost 10 Million people and another ten million of other industries like hospitality, tourism, food and catering, engineering, electricals, electronics, fashion, interior designing are dependent on this industry informed Dr. Sandeep Marwah to the house.

Only passionate people can survive in this industry, as this business is very demanding and takes a lot of energy to survive. With 2000 films in 28 languages has made India the largest film producing country in the World. 40,000 News papers 950 Television Channels, 1.2 billion mobile phones out of which 480 million phones are smart phones, 325 radio stations together make this industry a huge one,” said Dr. Marwah who was the guest of the week.

The session was followed by question answers and Dr Marwah covered many topics while answering the questions. The president Pradeep Kumar and Author Arvider S Brara paid vote of thanks.

Cinematography at Its Best at AAFT University-Sandeep Marwah

Raipur: Cinematography is an integral part of the film making process. It is associated with fulfilling the artistic vision technically. This implies that professionals in this domain look after the technical and implementation to ensure the adequate artistic representation, as intended.

 “The role of Cinematographer requires them to work in coordination with the director to make crucial decisions regarding the overall look and feel of the movie.. Interested aspirants can choose to pursue professional cinematography courses after 12 th to acquire industry- relevant knowledge and competitive advantage at an early phase.,” said Dr. Sandeep Marwah of AAFT University of Media And Arts, Raipur.

“It is vital for aspirants to be well-equipped with the knowledge of camera operations and film making process as a whole. This would allow them to understand the role of technical requirements in enhancing the artistry, and presenting the story in the most impactful manner,” added Dr. Marwah.

. With facilities like own production house, film studios, Chroma lab, shooting floor, etc., AAFT School of Cinema is prominently known for offering best cinematography courses in India along with other UG and PG programs in film making. It is known to offer industry-oriented courses which are tailor-made to meet industry demands and expectations.

Students here get a conducive learning environment through which they can gain first-hand industry experience and learn all vital aspects associated with the craft to competently befit the industry.

4th Edition of DR. Sarojini Naidu International Awards For Women Were Presented On Line by Asian Academy of Arts

New Delhi: One of the most prestigious International awards for working Women after the name of Dr. Sarojini Naidu, a great national leader, freedom fighter and poetess were presented to 100 most important women from fifteen countries of the World by Asian Academy of Arts, a three decades old organization under the leadership of International renowned media person Dr. Sandeep Marwah in association with International Chamber of Media And Entertainment Industry during the second day of 6th Global Literary Festival Noida 2020.

The awards were instituted way back in 2016 to appreciate and promote all those women who have done commendable work in their respective fields and emerged as leaders in society. It is also meant for those women who all are sincerely involved in bringing change to the society and running social organizations.

Darina Gordienko (Ukraine), Edit Osko (Hungary), Effie Bachtsevana (Greece), Fauzia Bakshi (Panama), Dr. Alka Gupta (Thailand), HRH Princess Angelique Monet (USA), Ibukun Awosika (Nigeria), Shrinova Ilhama Zepter (Azerbaijan), Dr. Jayanthi Raja Ratenam (Malaysia), Jyotirmaya Thakur (UK), Naveen Dahiya (UK), Ragasudha Vinjamuri (UK), Rekha Rajvanshi (Australia), Seon (Zena) CHUNG (South Korea), Shalini Arora Kochhar (Monacco) and Dr. Shiksha Gujadhur (Mauritius) were the international awardees.

Aakansha Tyagi, Alankrita Manvi, Albeena Abbas, Dr. Ananta Singh Raghuvanshi, Anshu Pal, Anu Dheer, Anupama Dalmia, Anuradha Sharma, Bandanpreet Mahajan, Dr.Barkhaa Versha, Bhawana Gupta, Daisy Varun, Falguni Shrimanker, Dr. Gagandeep Kaur Gulati, Gauri Pradhan Tejwani, Dr. Ghazala Javed, Dr. Harleen Kaur, Harpreet Kaur and Dr. Hemlata S Mohan were honored for their sincere contribution to the society.

Iram Raza, Isha Bhandari, Jagruti Mehta Sanghvi, Jayapriyadarshini, Jayashri Jain, Jayati Ojha, Jeanne Merchant, Jessy Roy, Jyoti Dahiya, Kajaal Palli, Dr. Kamakshi Jindal, Kanchan Rai, Kanica Maheshwari, Kirti Sachdeva, Lata Chauhan, Lipika Modi, Maithillee Zaveri, Malvika Sehgaal Kaura, Mamta Godiyal, Dr. Mansi Dwivedi and Marzia Ali were also presented with award by Dr. Sandeep Marwah.

Meenakshi Bhasin, Dr. Meenakshi Mehta, Meenu Thakur, Namrata Narayan, Dr. Nancy Juneja, Neena Wagh, Neetika C Sabhlok, Nida Khanam, Nidhi Tandon, Parinita Malhotra, Parul Choudhary, Priyanka Behl, Punam Surin, Dr. Radha Singh, Dr. Ragini Kaul, Dr. Rama Goyal, Ranjeeta Ashesh, Ranjita Singh, Rashmi Ruby Verma, Reena Tyagi, Ritu Bhagat and Ritu Lal’s contribution were also appreciated.

Ritu Sinha, Rj Amita Kamal, Dr. Sangeeta Ahuja, Dr. Sangeeta Sharma Adhikari, Sanya Sikri, Sarika Baheti, Dr. Savitri, Seerat Narindra, Shahwar Shohrat, Shalini Diwan, Dr. Shalini Gugnani, Dr. Sharmila Pandey, Sharmita Banerjee Bhinder, Shivani Thapliyal, Smita Srivastava, Sneha Prakash, Sonia Mehta, Sonia Sahijwani, Dr. Suman S. Khare, Vayjayanti Pugalia, Vibhuti Taneja and Vijay Laxmi Mishra also accepted their prestigious award.

Sandeep Marwah in the List of 50 News Makers of India 2020

New Delhi: Fame India and Asia Post have nominated Renowned International Media Personality Dr. Sandeep Marwah President of Marwah Studios as the first 50 News Makers of Republic of India 2020 during the survey conducted recently.

A list of 50 noted people has been complied by Fame India and Asia Post who all have done commendable work during these years and have been in news for their extra ordinary contribution to the Nation’s progress and upliftment.

Dr. Sandeep Marwah is the founder of Noida Film City now the fastest developing film city in the World. Hundred acres comprised of 16 studios, 17000 media workers, 350 channels being broadcast to 162 countries and cascading effect is that it is the bread suppliers to more than hundred thousand people of this region.

Dr. Sandeep Marwah is the President of Marwah Studios Chancellor of AAFT University of Media And Arts and President of Asian Education Group. He is the producer of largest number of short films in the World. Titled with Global Cultural Minister Dr. Marwah is Chairing more than 100 social, film,TV, Media, Art and cultural organizations.

Dr. Marwah has created 7 international records and has been honored numerous times in India and abroad for his contribution to media and entertainment, fashion industry, education industry and for his philanthropic works.

Dr. Sandeep Marwah has been now part of the list and a survey of such famous countrymen, who created change through their efforts in the lives of people. There are hundreds of people who, from their own places, are working towards strengthening the nation. All these people have tried to change, develop and strengthen the possibilities in people’s lives with their excellent works and efforts.

The list includes people from all walks of life who are politicians, bureaucrats, film stars, journalists, artists, educationists, industrialists and spiritual leaders. Those who are involved in the public sphere, who are trying to make people’s lives simpler and more capable, those who are creating a benchmark of social work.

Jashn E Hind Invited Sandeep Marwah for Interaction

New Delhi: “On behalf of Jashn E Hind and complete fraternity of artists I extend my gratitude to Dr. Sandeep Marwah for his untiring efforts to promote art and culture and artists of India continuously for thirty years. His contribution for the promotion of art will be remembered for centuries to come,” said Dr. Mridula Satish Tondon President of Jashn E Hind introducing Dr. Marwah at interactive session.

“Dr. Sandeep Marwah is the founder of Noida Film City and through his Marwah studios he has given opportunities to thousands of film, TV and media artists including openings to musicians, theatre artists, dancers, painters, sculptures, writers, musicians, singers and people belonging to any art,” added Laxmi Shankar Bajpai Former Deputy Director General All India Radio, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting interviewing Dr. Marwah.

Sandeep Marwah spoke for forty minutes and talked about his school, college, initial struggle and formation of Noida Film City, studios and his journey in education industry.

Dr. Sandeep Marwah is the only film and media person who has touched the heights of Chancellor of the University. He also informed about the cultural organizations he has been representing in India and abroad. Some of the interesting questions by Laxmi.Shankar Bajpai brought some interesting instances to the audience.

Sandeep Marwah Addressed The New Batch of AAFT 2020

New DelhI; “The country needs you. Time has come when we need honest, hard working, patriotic and educated real professionals who can understand there duties and responsibilities towards their families and towards their Nation. AAFT will put its best foot down to see to it that all of you should get best of the education and training in your opted disciplines for the next three years,” said Dr. Sandeep Marwah President of Marwah Studios addressing the new batch of students for 2020-21.

“AAFT has created a wonderful niche for itself, we are not only founders of Noida Film city but there ate now many first associated with Marwah Studios. It is just the indication that we understand the industry very well and can take the responsibility of your career,” added Dr. Marwah motivating the students to another level.

“The alumni of AAFT have already proved to the World that good, personalized education and training at AAFT can take you all to new heights of success. What we need is your continuous attention. The night of Pandemic is going to finish soon and we all will be celebrating life with great pomp and show. The international arrangements at AAFT are waiting for your arrival,” said Dr. Marwah asking everyone to be punctual, regular, sincere and dedicated.

The faculty, administration and management of AAFT and Asian School of Media Studies along with the new students paid their gratitude to the founder of Marwah Studios and Asian Education Group.

Literature And Cinema Cannot be Separated- Sandeep Marwah

New Delhi: “Cinema and Literature are two major forms of arts and have always fascinated the readers and viewers in all the ages. Literature may grow of its own but cinema cannot prosper without the literature. It has always been a source of inspiration for filmmakers,” said Dr. Sandeep Marwah Chancellor of AAFT University of Media And Arts at a program designed by Himalini Media Group of Nepal in association with Dwarka Parichay.

“I am fascinated by 6th Global Literary Festival Noida 2020 on web and wanted Dr. Sandeep Marwah to speak on this subject too-A Role of Literature In Cinema,” said S.S. Dogra introducing the subject.

“Be it a Aladdin Ka Chirag, Alibaba Chalis Chor, Cinderella or Devdas a good story is always welcomed by film makers to convert into visual media. R.K. Narayan’s Guide, The Citadel by A.J Cronin into Tere Mere Sapne, Sharat Chandra Chattopadya’s Devdas and Parineeta into popular cinema, Chetan Bhagat’s Three Mistakes of my Life into Kai Poche and 2 States, God Father by Mario Puzo into Dyavan and then Government are some of the best examples of literature converted into cinema,” added Dr. Sandeep Marwah

Prominent writers like Munshi Premchand who gave films like Gaban, Godan, Heera Moti, Shatranj Ke Khilari, Gulshan Nanda’s literature was changed to cinema like Sharmilee, Kati Patang, Pather Ke Sanam, Neel kamal. PrayagRaj added to the collection by giving Amar Akbar Antony, Suhag, Parvarish, Naseeb, Mard, Ajooba and many others.

There may be hundreds of examples when known writers in literature have contributed to cinema. On the other hand cinema has highlighted good literature and gave historical publicity to the writers.

Dr. Kirti Kale renowned poetess, Satya Prakash Manglani filmmaker and Rajjan Lyallpuri Cinematographer also spoke on the subject.

Sandeep Marwah Chaired National Meeting of Footvolley Association of India

New Delhi: Dr. Sandeep Marwah President of Marwah Studios and Patron to Footvolley Association of India chaired the meeting of Footvolley Association of India. This was the first meeting on web during Pandemic and the members were more than excited to express their experience during pandemic in last six months.

“I can understand the pain of a sports person when he is not getting ground to express them selves. We are handicap and corona virus has disrupt the whole system and sports too. But it is the right time to learn and teach, propagate and highlight the games in every circle you have with you on web. We need to meet quite often to formulate more committees and charge them with enthusiasm to be ready for the normal days to start in India,” said Dr. Sandeep Marwah addressing the national meeting of Footvolley Association of India.

Ram avtar – Founder & President and responsible for the state of UP, Delhi, Kerela & Maharashtra said,” We will be conducting our meetings now regularly and every meeting we are going to have a special guest to cover some interesting topic to raise the level of intelligence of our member,”

Md. A K Ashraf – General Secretary, Md. Iqbal Shaikh – Treasurer, Prasana      Rout – Odisha, Ms. Illa Rani Sharma – Uttarakhand, Dr. Brij Baloria – Jammu & Kashmir, R Sabir – Andhra Pradesh, Lalit Antil -Delhi, Rajender Singh Negi – Uttrakhand, Sharad Kumar Pansari – Chhattisgarh attended the meeting.

Mahesh Malla – Odisha, Sujit Kumar Patro – Odisha, Praveen Kumar Singh – Jharkhand, Satya Ranjan – Bihar, Ramesh – Haryana, Rishabh Dev – Delhi, Hisham (Abdullah) – Malaysia, Laxmalah Bankuri -Telangana, Pankaj Kumar Sharma – Uttar Pradesh and Sai Kumar – Telangana also participated.

AAFT India and EMDI Bolivia Will Work Together in Education

Busan: AAFT University of Media And Arts (Raipur-Noida) signed a Memorandum of Association with Bolivian Education Company Escuela Militar De Ingenieria to promote art culture and especially education. The MOU was signed at World Education Leaders Forum during World Cultural Camp Busan, South Korea.

“Escuela Militar De Ingenieria is located in La Paz, Bolivia and is part of the Colleges & Universities Industry. The setup has 100 employees across all of its locations. There are companies in the EMDI corporate family. Dun & Bradstreet provides data on over 120 million companies like EMDI around the world, including contacts, financials, and competitor information,” informed Rommel Moron Romero Rector Escuela Militar De Ingenieria Bolivia.

“We are happy to join hands with Bolivian Education Company widely spread in Bolivia where we can start with promoting art and culture between the two countries. Addition of any new country gives us a new energy to work hard and differently,” said Dr. Sandeep Marwah Chancellor of AAFT University while signing the MOU. Indo Bolivia Film And Cultural Forum of ICMEI supported the event.