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

Citizen Journalist Awards to 21 Women on International Journalism Day

New Delhi: “This is the first time that Marwah studios has constituted an award for Citizen Journalist on the occasion of 30 years of Marwah Studios. Idea is to honor those women who have adapted journalism even though they are busy with their own profession. Some of the women are in education, luxury consultancy, event management, social work, performing artists, fine artists, charted accountant, scientists but tried to entertain and kept busy thousands of people during pandemic,” said Dr. Sandeep Marwah President of Marwah Studios.

“What a great idea to celebrate women’s capabilities and capacities. Not many people think like that. I must congratulate each and every woman on getting such a prestigious award and all my best wishes to Dr. Marwah for creating women empowerment. The embassy of Panama supports this endeavor,” said H.E. Yasiel A Burillo R Ambassador of Panama to India.

“Dr. Marwah is the Show Man of India. Every event at Global Festival of Journalism has added to the total grandeur of the festival. Not only Marwah speaks but proves it by becoming an example himself. There is lot to learn from his experience. Mobile phone has enough features to work for the peace too,” said Peter Ferris Journalist and film maker from United Kingdom.

“It is important to rise above your own self and start thinking for the society. Citizen journalism is the best way to keep your community informed and alert in the fastest way,” added Manuel Freire Garabal Lawyer and Journalist from United Kingdom.

Lubna Asif Editor Indino, Priti Tripathi Senior Journalist from Madya Pradesh, S.S. Dogra columnist, Vipin Gaur Secretary General News Paper Association of India so expressed their views on Women Empowerment, Women Journalist and Citizen Journalism.

Madhavi Advani, Anju Handa, Dr. Amit Kaur Puri, Akta Sehgal Malhotra, Akanksha Tyagi, Mini Bhatia, Shreeya Katyal, Bhavisha Buddhadeo, Bandan Preet Mahajan, Raana Prakash Tyagi, Dr. Rakha Mehra, Dr. Gagandeep K Gulati, Dr. Mridula Tandon, Pooja Motwani, Seema Gumber, Sangeeta Gupta, Abha Mishra, Geet Choudhary, Neetika C Sablok, Anu Sinha, and Simran Ahuja were presented with Citizen Journalists Award by the dignities.

The event was supported by International Chamber of Media And Entertainment Industry, AAFT University of Media And Arts, World Peace Development And Research Foundation. The award function was covered by International Journalism Centre and Asian News Agency.MSTV, Radio Noida and Radio Raipur offered interviews to the awardees.

Sandeep Marwah Honoured with International Media Guru Award

New Delhi: Dr. Sandeep Marwah seven times World Record Holder is the only media person to be nominated Chancellor of the media & Arts University, Chief Scout For India and National Chairperson of media & Entertainment upgradation Committee of Government of India in Ministry of Consumer Welfare and Public Distribution.

“I admire his passion for work. He is an asset to the country of India,” said Ram Kumar Verma Member Parliament Rajya Sabha while presenting the International Media Guru Award to Dr. Sandeep Marwah in a grand function on the occasion of 6th annual Global Star Award at Hotel Le Meridien, New Delhi.

“We are proud of Sandeep Marwah and his achievements. He is a well-known international person with ample work to his credit. He has set an example to the World,” added Parvesh Verma Member Parliament Lok Sabha.

Dr. Sandeep Marwah has so far been honoured with seven Honorary Doctorates and hundreds of national and international awards for his untiring contribution to films, television, media, art and culture. He has been nominated by more than 50 countries of the World as their cultural Ambassador.

Dr. Marwah is a case study in 35 countries of the World and has been also honored in British Parliament, Bavarian Parliament, Wales Parliament other than Indian Parliament. Dr. Marwah is the founder of Noida Film City, Marwah Studios and AAFT University. He has taught and trained 19000 media professions from 145 countries of the World.

“I am thankful to everyone present here for your love and affection. My mission is to bring love, peace and unity through art and culture,” thanked Sandeep Marwah.

9th Global Festival Discussed Prospects of Print and TV Journalism

Noida: India is the only country where in this age of digitization new Newspapers have been given license to publish in different languages. Yes the literacy is increasing in India which is a good sign. On the other hand, many newspapers had to see the dark side of the moon and closed down. On one side new TV Channels are applying for license but older ones are packing up their business,” said Dr. Sandeep Marwah President of the festival on the first day of Global Festival of Journalism Noida 2021 online initiating the discussion and celebrating International Journalism Day

“Global festival of Journalism is a wonderful platform for all of us belonging to diplomatic corps. It has given us an international exposure towards journalism in relation to India, where we are based. I wish all the success to the festival,” said H.E. Muhammed Cengic Ambassador of Bosnia and Herzegovina to India.

“Social media has taken over the traditional media be it a print or television. These newspapers and channels have to look for high quality of information and programming to reestablish their creditability and viewership and readership. The exclusive coverage is required,” said H.E. Marjan Cencen Ambassador of Slovenia to India.

Puneet Khare senior Journalist from Mumbai, Kumar Rakesh Senior Journalist, Raman Pandey Group Editor India News World, Mohammad Azad Editor In Chief Jai Hind Janab, Mukesh Tyagi Spokes Person for BJP, R.P.Raghuvanshi Editor In Chief of Chetna Manch also expressed their views on the subject and covered many important points while talking to the large ordiance.

A poster of Shaheed Bhagat Singh was released to remember his contribution to the independence movement of the nation. A new bulletin PEHEL prepared by the students of AAFT School of Mass Communication And Journalism was also presented for release.

Sushil Bharti Festival Director proposed vote of thanks. The event was supported by AAFT University of Media And Arts, WPDRF-World Peace Development And Research Foundation, & ICMEI- International Chamber of Media And Entertainment Industry.

9th Global Festival of Journalism Inaugurated on International Journalism Day

New Delhi: International Journalism Centre was created to bring love, peace and unity through journalism. IJC also shaped 12th February as the International Journalism Day and to mark respect to this auspicious day a Global Festival of Journalism was launched way back in 2012 informed Dr. Sandeep Marwah President of Global Festival of Journalism.

“The responsibility of the journalist is bigger than any other citizen of the country. What you write or show as news definitely effects the minds and hearts of people. Never over exaggerate to create sensation in the community. Journalism can bring    lots of love peace and unity if it is handled properly,” said Lt. Gen. K.M. Seth the former Governor of Chhattisgarh on the inauguration of 9th Global Festival of Journalism Noida 2021 but this time online.

I congratulate IJC and ICMEI- International Chamber of Media And Entertainment Industry for such an exclusive international event covering almost all the countries of the World. I am happy that I am part of this inauguration function where love Peace and Unity is discussed which is need of the hour,” said H.E. Lino Irene Molise Mabusela High Commissioner of Lesotho Kingdom.

“We need not to change the definition of Journalism. Let journalist be the real informer of news. You lose love, peace and unity when wrong reporting is done without research. Lets join together to create a better world through simple representation of facts and not false news,” added Kunwar Shekhar Vijendra Chancellor of Shobhit University.

“Journalism teaching and learning needs a very cautious attention. There is a huge difference between just a writer and the journalist, and the distinction is awareness &   responsibility,” said Prof. K.G. Suresh Senior Journalist and Vice Chancellor of Makkhanlal Chaturvedi University.

Giving examples of wrong and propagative reporting Mohd. Ali Rabbani Cultural Counselor of Embassy of Iran expressed that journalism is not only the oldest but most responsible profession on earth.

Dr. Abu Jazer ABED Media Advisor Embassy of Palestine, Bhupesh Raseen Chairman Mobile Advisory Committee also spoke on the occasion. A poster of International Journalism Day-12th February was released by the dignities. Sushil Bharti Director Broadcasting Marwah Studios proposed vote of thanks.

The event was live to more than 1.5 million people through social media and attended by more than thousands of journalists’ members of International Journalism Centre. The event was supported by WPDRF-World Peace Development And Research Foundation, School of Mass Communication And Journalism of AAFT University of Media And Arts.

Spiritual Start of 9th Global Festival of Journalism with Photo Exhibition of Kumbh Mela

New Delhi: “It is a spiritual start of 9th Global Festival of Journalism by show casing most beautiful and unique pictures of Kumbh Mela which is the real representation of uniting human race. I congratulate the organizers International Journalism Centre and the Photographer who has captured the real moments during Kumbh Mela,” said Balmiki Praad Singh the former Governor of Sikkim while inaugurating the photo exhibition of H.E.  Muhammed Cengic Ambassador of Bosnia And Herzegovina on the first day of 9th Global Festival of Journalism Noida 2021 online.

“How do so many millions of people live so peacefully in such a small place with so little?  You will realize that over population is not the problem of the world.  It is our lack of tolerance. When you learn the secret of co-existence in the Kumbh, you carry it wherever you go and you become an embodiment of that same energy. I welcome you all here to see for yourself a show to be admired captured by a diplomat away from his routine of political and social commitments. The exhibition is fulfilling the theme of Love Peace and Unity through art and culture,” said Dr. Sandeep Marwah President of Marwah Studios and Chancellor AAFT University of Media And Arts.

“Pink skies, pristine waters, a divine presence and people from all over the world. There are a plethora of reasons why the Kumbh becomes the cynosure of all eyes. It is a showcase of diversity, religion, spiritual heritage, human magnanimity and many more things. This biggest collection of people at one place at one time induced me to click pictures with my own camera. I am fascinated with Kumbh Mela and it’s a life time experience to be there with your own camera. An opportunity to make extra ordinary pictures welcomes you there,” said H.E. Muhammed Cengic Ambassador of Bosnia And Herzegovina while showcasing his pictures online.

Harris M senator WBAF, Dr. Hemlata S Mohan Chairperson Centre for culture Resources and Training Ministry of Culture, Government of India, Anuradha Sharma Classical Dancer associated with ICCR also expressed their views. Ashok Tyagi Secretary General ICMEI, Sushil Bharti Director Broadcasting Marwah Studios, Haripriya Director Events AAFT, Rajiv Mathur Director ICMEI were also present there.

ICMEI Signed MOU With High Commission of Rwanda

New Delhi: A Memorandum of Understanding was signed between International Chamber of Media And Entertainment Industry and High Commission of Rwanda in India to develop and promote people to people relations through art and culture in India and Rwanda.

“It is a historical day that first ever arrangements of this kind has been executed between India and Rwanda where films, television, media, art, culture, environment, skill development, fashion, design, hospitality and tourism of both the countries will be promoted together under Indo Rwanda Film And Cultural Forum,” said Dr. Sandeep Marwah President of ICMEI and nominated Chair for Indo Rwanda Film And Cultural Forum while signing the memorandum.

“India and Rwanda are best friends. We are confident that we both together will be able to achieve our mission of bringing two countries much closer to each other under cultural diplomacy. We will support our best to create a better World for ourselves. We are honored and pleased to sign MOU with ICMEI in the areas of Culture, Film Industry, Arts, Fashion, Tourism and Media Management,” expressed H.E. Mrs Jacqueline Mukangira High Commissioner of Rwanda to India.

Sandeep Marwah Appreciated for His Contribution to Panama Relations

New Delhi: “We are more than happy to deal with ICMEI- International Chamber of Media And Entertainment Industry for their nonstop contribution in promoting Indo Panama relations through art and culture,” said H.E. Mrs Yasiel A. Burillo R. the Ambassador Designate Embassy of Republic of Panama to India while honouring Dr. Sandeep Marwah President ICMEI in a small event at Embassy of Panama, New Delhi.

Dr. Sandeep Marwah was earlier nominated as the Chair for Indo Panama Film And Cultural Forum jointly launched by Embassy of Panama in New Delhi and International Chamber of Media And Entertainment Industry.

“I am much obliged to Her Excellency Yasiel Burillo for honouring me today. It has given me new strength and motivation to work much harder for India and Panama Relations,” said Dr. Sandeep Marwah Chair for IPFCF.

The ceremony was attended by Ricardo Berna Deputy Head of Mission Embassy of Panama, Capt. Samuel Ferreira De Souza Diplomatic Representative in Commercial, Maritime Affairs & Merchant Navy Attache and Fauzia Bakshi Country Brand Manager Ministry of Foreign Affairs Republic of Panama

Asian News Agency Join Hands With 9th Global festival of Journalism

New Delhi: IJC-International Journalism Centre has again joined hands with ANA-Asian News Agency for the forth coming 9th Global Festival of Journalism Noida 2021 to cover all the ten major events during this most exclusive festival.

12th February will be celebrated as International Journalism Day, 13th February will be celebrated as World Radio Day and 14th as Valentine’s Day. All these days there will be around 10 different seminars where discussions will take place on the current subjects.

The festival will be also be seeing the launching of new Radio Station-Radio Raipur on 13th February on the auspicious moments of World Radio Day. Three very important personalities and leaders of the country i.e. Sardar Vallabhai Patel, Shaheed Bhagat Singh and Ganesh Shankar Vidyarthi will be given homage during three days of the festival.

 Major award functions presentation of -Newly constituted Citizen’s Award, Marwah Studios International Award for Excellence In Journalism and now well established Mahatma Gandhi National Award for Journalism will take place on three different days.

“More than sixty countries are participating in the festival and around 500 media houses have given their consent to cover this international event,” confirmed Dr. Sandeep Marwah President of 9th Global Festival of Journalism.

Sandeep Marwah Emphasised on Sports Events

New Delhi: “Sports are a crucial part of a student’s growth and development. They help in the development of mental health and physical fitness of the body. Through participation in sports and games, a student gains various skills, experience and confidence that are helpful for developing their personality,” said Dr. Sandeep Marwah Founder President of Marwah Studios and Founder Chancellor of AAFT University of Media And Arts in the capacity of Chief Guest in a 3rd Global sports summit on Sports Facilities & Infra Development organised by Indian Golf Circuit.

Sandeep Marwah has a World record in sports of producing 102 short films, 102 radio programs, 1000 hours of film making and 10,000 pictures during Commonwealth Games Delhi by covering 28 states 5 Union Territories, 300 events, 900 cities and following Queens Baton for 20,000 Km in 102 Days. The opening film of Commonwealth Games was  prepared by Marwah Studios and Marwah was one of the 900 athletes who ran with the baton informed Vijay Bhagat Ram President of IGC.

“I am leaving no stone unturned to promote and support sports. Our radio station Radio Noida, Television Station mstv.co.in and forth coming radio station Radio Raipur will be broadcasting sports programs,” added Dr. Marwah.

MCC- Marwah Cricket Club, Asian Premier League for Indoor Games and Ethleema    an annual national level sports event are regularly conducting major events           outdoors. ICMEI- International Chamber of Media And Entertainment Industry and other hundred organizations including Asian Education Group and AAFT University Raipur conduct regular sports shows under the leadership of Sandeep Marwah to keep the youngsters occupied.

“I am personally promoting Foot Volley, Basketball, Boxing, Pithoo as I am advisor to the national federations of these games. Our contribution to Yoga and Fit India is a continuous exercise,” expressed Marwah. Later Vijay Bhagat invited Dr. Marwah to join the organisation as Patron.

Sandeep Marwah Inaugurated International Conference on Role of Internet in Future Sustainability

New Delhi: “The Internet is currently trending with its ever expanding eco-system of digital sensors, appliances and wearable smart devices. Like other sectors, the role of Internet in sustainable development and environment protection will be crucial in the coming years,” said Dr. Sandeep Marwah Chancellor of AAFT University of Media And Arts in an international seminar on- Role of Internet in future Sustainability organised by  Dr. Amit Kaur Puri Founder and president AKP Healing India.

Dr. Marwah discussed and expressed seven major heads where internet through different applications have done wonders including Water Management, Agriculture, Wildlife, Marine Organisms, Buildings, Waste Management and waste water.

“These devices promise to be the major drivers of change within the coming few years With higher demands for this technology from both public and private sector for better energy distribution, accurate business forecasts, the fruits of Green IT  and an answer to many of the environment challenges faced by the regionthe overall production gains is expected to shoot up. The new technologies, such as Artificial Intelligence, will emerge making Internet more intuitive and user friendly, but largely, manufacturers will have to work harder at securing their connected devices as the risk to data will also increase. Amid all of these trends and predictions, the future ahead is definitely a promising one and certainly worth looking forward,” added Dr. Marwah.

Dr. Jasbir Kaur Noida, Darshan K. Patel from Mexico, Dr. Indu Anand Delhi, Indarjit Gosh Chairman Msme Delhi, Corina Sujdea from Romania, Major Mohomad Ali Shah and Rajalakshmi Joshi from Mumbai, Dr. Sushil Bharti Director Radio Noida 107.4FM, Kolapo Emmanuel from  Nigeria, Dhanraj Singh Puri of Canada, Dr. Alka Chaturvedi & Dr. Rajkumar Khapekar from Nagpur also participated in the discussion.