Indian Army Day Celebrated at AAFT University

January 21, 2021
Indian Army Day Celebrated at AAFT

Noida: Army Day is celebrated on 15 January every year in India, in recognition of Field Marshal Kodandera. M. Cariappa’s (then a Lieutenant General) taking over as the first Commander-in-Chief of the Indian Army from General Fransis Bucher , the last British Commander In Chief of India, on 15 January 1949 informed Sandeep Marwah President of AAFT University at an event organised, in association with Scout Guide Organization, to pay gratitude to the Indian Army.

The day is celebrated in the form of parades and other military shows in the national capital New Delhi as well as in all headquarters. On 15 January 2021, India celebrated its 73rd Indian Army Day in New Delhi. Army Day marks a day to salute the valiant soldiers who sacrificed their lives to protect the country and its citizens

“The Army is the true nobility of our country. Discipline is the soul of an Army. It makes small numbers formidable; procures success to all of the weak, and esteem to all. The soldier is the Army. No Army is better than its soldiers. The soldier is also a citizen. In fact, the highest obligation and privilege of citizenship is that of bearing arms for one’s country. On the battlefield, the military pledges to leave no soldier behind. As a nation, let it be our pledge that when they return home, we leave no veteran behind,” Dr. Sandeep Marwah Chief Scout For India read quotes to motivate the young Indians.

Marwah Studios Constituted Citizen Journalist Award for GFJN

January 18, 2021
Excellence In Citizen Journalism Award Constituted for GFJN

New Delhi:  The management of IJC-International Journalism Centre and Marwah Studios constituted another award for the citizen journalist to be presented for the first time during the 9th Global Festival of Journalism Noida 2021 scheduled for 12th to 14th February this year.

“We are feeling honoured in declaring a special award for all those women who all have adapted and performed as citizen journalist especially during last ten months of Pandemic. On research we found that these women have not only started but have covered sometimes more than 100 interviews of different personalities from different strata of life and broadcast them on assorted social media. They deserve an appreciation as they kept the wide audience busy during pandemic,” said Dr. Sandeep Marwah President of Marwah Studios and 9th GFJN.

A list has been prepared and handed to over to the jury for final results. Soon the names of the sincere workers will be declared for this Marwah Studios Excellence in Citizen Journalism Award. The award is going to elevate the level of the festival.

14th International Festival of Cellphone Cinema Launched

January 18, 2021
14th International Festival of Cellphone Cinema Launched

New Delhi: “Today we are breaking our own record of launching the 14th edition of International Festival of Cellphone Cinema 2021.  IFCPC now is the oldest festival in the World for mobile films. Around 14 years back we shot the first full length film with mobile in association with Karl Bardosh of New York University. Half of the film was shot in  New York and half in Noida. People were amazed to see the magic of mobile phone,” initiated Dr. Sandeep Marwah of Marwah Studios & President of the 14th IFCPC Festival.

“Large cinema equipment including track trolley, crane, stands, lights etc. overshadowed the tiny little camera at different locations in Noida and New York forced people to watch the shooting in the most mysterious conditions,” recollected Prof. Karl Bardosh. “Not many people could appreciate the new way of film making that time. Table has been turned now. Everyone wants to make a film with mobile,” added Prof. Karl Bardosh Master Professor in Cinema at Tisch School of Arts New York University, USA.

“I appreciate the 14 years partnership of Karl and Sandeep in promoting Mobile Cinema all over the World. They have been titled as Fathers of Cellphone Cinema. They are ones who have started mobile festival at Cannes, Hungary after India and USA. It is now the subject in New York University. Mobile has created many new film makers and has been an instrument not only in learning cinema but films are shot on mobile,” said Prof. Peter Terezakis of New York University, USA.

“I have finished my full-length feature film on mobile. You get best results and can be expanded for large screen. It is best for OTT channel and short films and message-oriented films can do wonders on you tube and other social media,” added Minah Raine Jung Film Producer from USA.

“It is an age of Mobile films. During Pandemic the usage of Mobile was at its peak. The World has been informed and entertained by short films made by mobile and delivered on mobile. I am happy I am teaching mobile cinema and creating some mobile films too. It is a great pleasure to be associated with fathers of mobile cinema karl an Sandeep in USA and India,” said Peter Ferris of Ferris Entertainment, London, United Kingdom.

“This is a wonderful way for young film makers to come forward and express themselves to the film fraternity. There is a need as well as demand for short films, music videos and ample platforms to showcase your talent,” said Amit Khanna renowned film maker from Mumbai.

Ashok Tyagi Secretary ICMEI, Pankuj Prashar film director, Rajeev Choudhary Film Producer and Yogesh Mishra Festival Director also spoke on the occasion.

Jacqueline Mukangira Patron to Indo Rwanda Cultural Forum

January 18, 2021

New Delhi: H.E. Mrs Jacqueline Mukangira the new High Commissioner of Republic of Rwanda to India has been presented with Patronship of Indo Rwanda Film And Cultural Forum in an event designed by International Chamber of Media And Entertainment Industry.

“ What a pleasure to present the Patronship of Indo Rwanda Film And Cultural Forum to H.E. Mrs Jacqueline Mukangira, the High Commissioner of Rwanda to India. We will be able to move fast in developing and promoting relations between the two countries who are already good friends. We hope we will touch the new heights under the guidance of Mrs Mukangira,” said Dr. Sandeep Marwah President of International Chamber of Media And Entertainment Industry presenting the memento to the first lady of Rwanda in India.

I am very well aware of the formation of IRFCF and its activities in India. We will soon sign up a memorandum of Understanding and will proceed towards the higher goals. I extend my thanks to ICMEI for taking deep interest in my country,” said H.E. Jacqueline Mukangira accepting the Patronship.

Sandeep Marwah Honoured by Rwanda High commission

January 18, 2021
Sandeep Marwah Honoured by Rwanda High Commission

New Delhi: “We are proud to be associated with International Chamber o Media And Entertainment Industry, who were the first one to take initiative to launch Indo Rwanda Film And Cultural Forum in India under the leadership of Dr. Sandeep Marwah last year. The organization has done well so far,” said H.E. Mrs Jacqueline Mukangira High Commissioner of Rwanda to India while presenting the memento to Sandeep Marwah in a small event owing to the Pandemic.

“It is great pleasure and honour to receive such a prestigious award and appreciating from the High Commission of Rwanda, Ministry of External Affairs, Government of Rwanda for developing and promoting relations between the people of two countries through art and culture,” said Dr. Sandeep Marwah while receiving the appreciation.

ICMEI and Rwanda is going to sign a Memorandum of Understanding between the two to promote relations between two countries through different modes of art and culture including events related to films, television, radio, journalism, literature, environment, skill development, fashion, education and tourism

Atmanirbhar Bharat Has a Deep Meaning- Sandeep Marwah on NYD

January 12, 2021
Sandeep Marwah Spoke About Atmanirbhar in Education Summit

New Delhi: Atmanirbhar Bharat, which translates to ‘self-reliant India’ or ‘self-sufficient India’, is a policy formulated by Prime Minister of India, Narenndra. Modi for making India “a bigger and more important part of the global economy”, pursuing policies that are efficient, competitive and resilient, and being self-sustaining and self-generating

“The fact is that Atmanirbhar Barat has another deep meaning other than specified by our Hon’able Prime Minister who has been worried about the youth of this country,” said Dr. Sandeep Marwah Chancellor of AAFT University of Media And Arts in a webinar organized by ASMA at Higher Education Innovation Summit 2021-(Founder’s Summit) on National Youth Day-The Birth Anniversary of Swami Vivekanand.

“ATMANIRBHAR stands for Ambitions that you can touch the sky, Tough to fight with the circumstances, be Motivated that will give you energy, with simple and humble Attitute, Nationalist in your approach, always well Informed, extend Responsibility, Belive in yourself, never forget Humanity, work Aggressively andalways be Result Oriented,” expressed Dr. Marwah who is also the Chief Scout For India, while addressing the large students attending the education Summit.

Rajita Kulkarni President Sri Sri University, Dr. Akhil Shahani The Shahani Group, Prof. Suku Bhaskaran of G.D. Goenka University, Kunwar Shekhar Vijendra of Shobhit University were the other panelist. The event was conducted by Suraj Sapra Chief Strategy Officer NoPaperForms.

National Youth Day Celebrated at AAFT University

January 12, 2021
Sandeep Marwah Addressed The Youth of The Country on National Youth Day

New Delhi: National Youth Day is celebrated on 12 January being the birthday of Swami Vivekanand, one of India’s greatest spiritual and social leaders. In 1984 the Government of India declared this day as National Youth Day and since 1985 the event is celebrated in India every year.

“Swami saw hope for the future in every child and believed that with “muscles of iron” and “nerves of steel” they could bring about social change. Swami himself personified the eternal energy of the youth and a restless quest for truth. Today, almost 50 percent of India’s population is under the age of 25. The future of the country rides on their shoulders- making celebrations that empower young people so important,” said Dr. Sandeep Marwah Chancellor of AAFT University of Media Arts in a webinar to celebrate National Youth Day in association with Scouts Guides Organisation.

“Swami Vivekananda propounded the importance of Education in building a nation. He believed that education was the primary means to empowering people. He specially emphasized on education being relevant to the common masses,” added Dr. Marwah who is also Chief Scout For India.

National Youth Day creates awareness and provides knowledge about the rights of people in India. It is a day to educate people to behave properly in the country. The main objective behind the celebration is to make a better future of the country by motivating the youths and spreading the ideas of the Swami Vivekananda. National Youth Day is also famous as Yuva Diwas.

Lal Bahadur Shastri Remembered at Scouts Guide Organisation

January 11, 2021
Chief Scout For India Sandeep Marwah Spoke on 11th January

New Delhi: January 11 marks the death anniversary of Lal Bahadur Shastri, one of the greatest Indian statesmen and second prime minister of the country. Shastri was elected to the legislature from the United Provinces, erstwhile Uttar Pradesh and neighbouring states, and held key cabinet positions of transport and home ministry. Shastri took over as the second prime minister of the country after the death of Jawaharlal Nehru in May 1964.

“ though Lal Bahadur Shastri had only 19 months tenure as second Prime Minister of India but he left huge impact on the citizens of India. His famous quote Jai Jawan Jai Kisan touched the  hearts of all Indians. spoke Sandeep Marwah Chief Scout For India in a webinar addressing large audience on the death anniversary of Shastri Ji organised by Scouts Guides Organisation in association with AAFT University and ICMEI- International Chamber of Media And Entertainment Industry.

“Let me read some quotes of Shastri Ji-The preservation of freedom, is not the task of soldiers alone, the whole nation has to be strong. We believe in peace and peaceful development, not only for ourselves but for people all over the world. True democracy or the swaraj of the masses can never come through untruthful and violent means. India will have to hang down her head in shame if even one person is left who is said in any way to be untouchable,” added Marwah.

ICMEI Promoted Pravasi Bhartiya Divas

January 11, 2021

ICMEI Promoted Pravasi Bhartiya Diwas

Noida: Pravasi Bharatiya Divas is celebrated once in every two years to strengthen the engagement of the overseas Indian community with the Government of India and reconnect them with their roots. The theme of 16th PBD Convention 2021 was “Contributing to Aatmanirbhar Bharat”.

“Aatmanirbhar Bharat or Self Reliant India, announced on 12th May, 2020, is a vision of Hon’ble Prime Minister Narendra Modi with the aim of making the country independent against the tough competition in the global supply chain and empowering the citizens to become self- reliant in all senses, particularly the poor, who have been adversely affected by COVID-19 pandemic,” informed Sandeep Marwah Global President of ICMEI- International Chamber of Media And Entertainment Industry while talking to the members  all over the World.

“We are promoting the theme of this year. The five pillars of ‘Aatmanirbhar Bharat’ are stated as economy, infrastructure, technology-driven systems, vibrant demography and demand. My definition to Aatmanirbhar is Ambitious, Acceptability, Tough, Motivational, Attitude, Nationalist, Informative, Responsible, Belief, Humanity, Aggressive and Result Oriented,” expressed Sandeep Marwah.

ICMEI and AAFT Celebrated World Hindi Day

January 11, 2021

World Hindi Day Celebrated at AAFT

Noida: ICMEI- International Chamber of Media And Entertainment Industry celebrated World Hindi Day in association with AAFT University of Media And Arts to promote the National language Hindi.

“ World Hindi Day is celebrated every year on January 10. Hindi is not only the country’s most-spoken language, but it is the third most spoken language in the World  with 615 million speakers after English, Mandarin, according to the UN. Being one of the most popular languages in the world, there is a huge interest among students from across the world to pursue a career in Hindi language,” informed Sandeep Marwah President of ICMEI and Chancellor AAFT University.

“We are also very keen in launching our AAFT School of Languages. Hindi and other languages like French, German, Spanish, Arab can be the part of curriculum. Every additional language adds on to your capability and capacity to work more,” added Sandeep Marwah.

We are the first one to constitute solely an award for Hindi Cinema – Hindi Cinema  Samman to promote Hindi all over the World expressed Marwah.