Archive for March, 2011

Convocation of 70th Batch of Trainees At AAFT

March 31, 2011

Convocation of 70th Batch of AAFT

Training under a real media guru has raised the level of not only the education and training at AAFT but uplifts the altitude of humanity in each and every young film, TV and media aspirant.” said Lalit Bhasin a renowned Supreme Court lawyer and Chief Guest on the convocation of 70th batch of trainees of AAFT at Noida Film City.

“Love and adore all arts be it paintings, sculptures, music, singing, dance, drama or writing in case you want to grow in Cinema which carries all arts into its stream” said Jatin Das a renowned International painter motivating passing out students.

“If two meetings with Sandeep Marwah can convert me from Chartered Accountant to writer, you are lucky to be in this institute and can do wonders in media” articulated Rajiv Soni from the dice of AAFT. Social worker and politician Pawan Verma said, “We at Uttar Pradesh feel proud that AAFT is being operated from this state and is an International seat of learning.

Dr D.M. Mahajan a dermatologist offered his services to all the acting students to rectify their looks for better presentation and Syed Ahmed Ali assured the technical students to join his channel for better prospects.

Prof. Kalyan Sarkar Dean read the report and prof. Mansoor Naqvi Associate Dean proposed vote of thanks. Sandeep Marwah President Marwah Studios handed over the life membership of International Film And Television Club to all the guest present there.

Marwah Studios Join Hands With Film Company Kodak

March 30, 2011

Kodak Join Hands With MarwahStudios

We are out and out ready to promote our feature film wing of Marwah studios so that students enrolled in film courses like BSC in Cinema, Msc in Cinema PGD in Cinematography and Bsc in Cinema with Cinematography as specialization can get ample education and training at the first hand in the institute Asian Academy of Film And Television (AAFT) and Asian School of Media Studies (ASMS) informed Sandeep Marwah President of Marwah Studios.

To make things easy and available both the schools AAFT and ASMS have tied up with International renowned film company Kodak for the supply as well as the developing of the films. The Vice President of the Company Mehernoz Maloo said,” I am happy to see the facilities available at Marwah Studios for education and teaching films, we would love to join hands with them”

To promote film education we have requested a renowned Cinematographer and film maker Joao Ponces Carlavos from Portugal, Karl Bardosh from New York University and Ashok Tyagi, David Dhawan, Basu Chatterjee, Pankaj Parashar , Khalid Mohammed and Boney Kapoor to be on the board.

American Film Maker Tom Shepard At Marwah Studios

March 29, 2011

American Film Maker At Marwah Studios

It was another occasion where Sandeep Marwah took the opportunity to invite an American Documentary film maker Tom Shepard to Marwah Studios to have a workshop and interaction with the faculty of Asian Academy of Film And Television, Asian School of Media Studies and Asian Business School at Noida Film City.

“Being the Chairperson of Indo American Chamber of Commerce Entertainment and Media Committee I feel it is important to bridge the gap between the film makers of two countries.” said Sandeep Marwah while introducing Tom Shepard the film maker, Thomas White the Editor of famous magazine ‘Documentary’, cultural affairs officer, Embassy of The United States of American Lydia Barraza and Supriya Suri of Cine Darbar.

“Documentaries can be very interesting by adding story to it’s subject” said Tom Shepard who also presented his award winning film ‘Scouts Honor’. Tom has also produced and directed other documentary films like ‘Knocking’, ‘Voting in America’, ‘Spark’ and ‘listening To America’.

The jury member at many International Film Festivals and writer with The Hollywood Reporter, Varity International Film Guide, Indie Wire and Film Arts Thomas White clarifies many doubts of film makers and added” we need more festivals like Sundance Film Festival to promote documentaries”

Marwah later presented the life membership of International Film And Television Club to the honorable guests. The event was supported by Radio Noida, International Film And Television Research Centre and International Public Broadcasting Forum.

Akhiyan Ton Door Jayeen Na Has A Strong Concept And Story

March 28, 2011

Ankhyeen Ton Door Jayeen Na

“Inspired by the socio-cultural fabric of the land of 5 rivers this is the story of entwined relationships tangled across love, family, society and system at large” said Gurbir Grewal the director of the first soap opera of Punjabi language in India.

“ A brilliant concoction of family drama, emotions, action and comedy, the TV series revolves around the story of a strong female protagonist. The lead pair sets examples for the contemporary populous to resent all wrongs in perusal of truth, justice and love” said Sandeep Marwah President of Marwah Studios and Co-producer of the serial ATDJN.

With powerful performances and an appealing plot, this is a promising recipe of Punjabi fiction entertainment. The programme takes the responsibility of addressing many rampant social concerns including gender discrimination, family politics, the institution of marriage, plight of the poor along with others.

Shot at the most authentic locations in Punjab, this show brings alive the aroma of Punjabi soil and characters jostling within it, in the most rustic look and feel. Directed by the eminent producer and director Sh. Gurbir Grewal, an alumnus of FTII known for his feature films Mannat ( Bag Films) and Coffee House (Marwah Studios) Akhiyan Ton Door Jayeen Na has revamped the entire concept of healthy Punjabi family entertainment.

Sandeep Marwah Awarded In Punjab For His Contribution To Media

March 28, 2011

Sandeep Marwah Awarded In Punjab

“The only film company to click 10000 stills, shot 1000 hrs of film making, covered 20,000 km in 28 states and 7 union territories to cover 300 events at 900 locations moved with Queen’s Baton Relay during 19th Commonwealth games in 102 non stop days and edited and handover 102 ENG.s to Government for World telecast.” Sandeep Marwah was introduced by Dr. H.K.Singh Director of Management & Industrial Development Institute, Jalandhar, Punjab.

Sandeep Marwah’s contribution to media is worth praising especially the 1800 short films which is another World Record by him “H.K.Singh added.“we must highlight his achievements including educating and training 9000 media professionals from 81 countries & 700 media events in last 19 years as Director of Asian Academy of Film And Television an international seat carved by him.

“I am thankful to the people of my country for recognizing my efforts and honoring me once again, my responsibility now has gone up towards promoting entertainment industry” said Sandeep Marwah President Marwah Studios while receiving award at jalandhar on the occasion of 14th Annual MIDI Management Excellence Awards where some of the prominent persons were awarded.

Dr Inderjit Singh of Guru Nanak Dev University, Dr. Babu Ram Member Secretary, Pollution Control Board, Mohinder Bhagat Chairman Medium Industry Development Board, Baljeet Singh Neelamahal Chairman Improvement Trust, Sawaran Singh Phillaur Chief Parliamentary Secretary Punjab Government blessed the program.

Sandeep Marwah Inaugurated Exhibition of Paintings—Myriad Hues

March 25, 2011

Marwah Inaugurated Painting Exhibition

“The art is the real expression of inner feelings, what you have in mind comes on the canvas with the help of lines and colors” said Sandeep Marwah President of Marwah Studios and Chairperson of Asian Academy of Arts while inaugurating the exhibition of two artist ‘Myriad Hues’ at Arpana Art Gallery at New Delhi.

Soumitra Das Gupta a poet, Painter, writer, film maker, production designer and advertising creative has many facet where he identifies himself. Soumittra Das Gupta finished his schooling from The Government College of Arts, Kolkatta. “My subjects are always beyond every day life, this time I have emphasized on Shakti” said Das Gupta.

Manab Bhattacharya is also from Government College of Arts “ life has become restless and irritating, there are more sad and angry occasions in life, this is what I have projected through my paintings” said Manab Bhattacharya showing canvas mainly using red, black and hard colors away from the kindness of nature. Sandeep Marwah offered the artist to exhibit their works at Marwah Studios.

Marwah Studios Join Hands With Yamaha of Japan

March 25, 2011

Marwah Studios Join Hands With Yamaha

The representatives of world renowned Japanese company Yamaha dealing in audio products visited Marwah Studios at Noida Film City for exploring bigger and better relations with Indian media and entertainment industry. “We have approached the leader of entertainment business so that fast results can be attained toward positive side” said Shinsuke Misumi the sales and marketing head of Yamaha in India.

“We can proudly say that we are already using Yamaha products in audio department especially for our Radio Noida” said Sandeep Marwah President of Marwah Studios and renowned international media personality. “We are open for any and every possibility of business with Yamaha as we have very cordial relations with Japan” Marwah added.

Yamaha through its Delhi office will contribute towards media education at Asian Academy of Film And Television as well as Asian School Of Media Studies soon.

Asian Academy of Arts Invited Publishers To Come Forward

March 22, 2011

Writing Department of Asian Academy of Arts

“Its commendable that today Atma Ram And Sons completing 100 years of Publication, they have added to the history of India and publication world a collection of unique and incomparable books” said Sandeep Marwah President of Marwah Studios and Chairperson of Asian Academy of Arts while handing over memento to Sheel Puri of AR &Sons at the annual publisher’s meet organized by Rashtriya Parkashak Sang.

“Asian Academy of Arts was launched during the visit of Miss Universe 2010 Xienna Navaratte at AAFT to promote all fine arts with special emphasis to writing” said Om Gupta Dean Writing AAA. “Today’s seminar on publication and publishers meet will help us in developing more writing material from the House of Marwahs, a creative enterprise” Gupta added. Academy of Arts also had a round table with the prominent writers of India recently.

An annual award of Rs 21000/- after the name of the father of Yogendra Pal of Sahitya Prakashan was announced during the session for the best Novel written and submitted as first entry by new writer. Others who expressed their views were renowned hindi editor Raj Kumar Gautam and Sukhpal Gupta of Arya Book Depot. Marwah offered a special weekly radio program for the publishers to highlight their prestigious publications on Radio Noida 107.4FM.

Japanese Delegation At Marwah Studios

March 22, 2011

Japanese Delegation At Marwah Studios

Japanese Delegation At Marwah Studios

“We are happy to develop our relation with Marwah Studios which is one stop shop for all arts and culture in India whether it is films, Television, Media, or any of the performing and fine arts.” said Kojiro Uchiyama Director of Japan Information Centre, Embassy of Japan in New Delhi who has been associated earlier with Japanese Film Festival organized by AAFT.

This time it was a unique program brought to India by Tao , an artist specializing in sketching and painting portraits in no time with Japanese culture as its base. “I am feeling proud to be here in India and part of this organization where I could contribute to the Indo Japan friendship” said Yuka Tao a renowned artist from Japan.

Kurahashi Yuka of International Relation Bureau, Fukuoka Prefactural Government and Masahiro Nagira from Embassy of Japan were also present there. Zoomi a Japanese film maker and now editor at Asian School of Media Studies welcomed the International guest.

Sandeep Marwah President Marwah Studios proposed one minute silence for all those who lost their life in the disaster in Japan. Later Marwah handed over the membership of International Film And Television Club to all the guest from Japan. The program was supported by Asian Academy of Arts and Radio Noida.

Acting Workshop At Bhutan By AAFT

March 21, 2011


Asian Academy of Film And Television (AAFT), Bhutan Chamber of Commerce & Industries in association with Department of Human Resource and Labour, Govt of Bhutan had organized a week long workshop on film acting to promote the young talents of Bhutan in the field of Film & TV industry. Mila Tobgyal of Mila communications was the coordinator of this workshop.

“Participants were selected from all over Bhutan. There were 31 participants, 12 females & 19 males in the workshop. The workshop on film acting was conducted at BCCI, Thimphu, Bhutan” informed Sandeep Marwah President of Marwah Studios and Director AAFT.

Sonam Rincheh, Director, Human Resource, Ministry of Labour & Human Resource, Govt. of Bhutan was the chief Guest who also inaugurated the workshop. Chhimi Dorjee, Director Human Resource, BCCI, Sherab, Secretary, Motion Pictures Association of Bhutan (MPAB) and other officers of BCCI were also present on this occasion.

“Workshop held in very cordial atmosphere. Classes were taken on yoga, body movements, actor & space, compositions, imagination, observation, sense memory, emotions, physical actions, expressions, improvisation, body language-dialogues etc. There was a remarkable growth in all the participants during the workshop.” said Satish Anand Dean Acting AAFT who mastered the workshop.

On the closing day all the participants were given certificates. Sonam Rincheh, Director, Human Resource, Ministry of Labour & Human Resource, Govt. of Bhutan had distributed the certificates. Organizers were very happy with the result of this workshop. . They said that the outcome of this workshop shows the high quality of education at AAFT .