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Marwah Addressed 2nd Cyber Security Conference at New Delhi

May 1, 2023
Sandeep Marwah Addressed Opening Session of 2nd Cyber Security Conference

New Delhi: Renowned media personality and educationist Sandeep Marwah addressed the the opening session of 2nd Cyber Security Conference in New Delhi, organized by Aditya Tikoo of   Global Counter Terrorism Council (GCTC) at The Institute of Engineers on Bahadurshah Zafar Marg.

In his address, Sandeep Marwah emphasized the growing concern of cybercrimes and the need for robust security measures to counter them. He highlighted the increasing use of technology in various sectors, which has also led to an increase in cyber threats.

Marwah emphasized the importance of raising awareness about cyber security among individuals, organizations, and governments. He also stressed the need for regular training and upskilling of security professionals to keep up with the latest cyber threats and technologies.

Furthermore, Marwah emphasized the need for collaboration and coordination between stakeholders, including the government, law enforcement agencies, and private organizations, to combat cybercrime more effectively.

Overall, Sandeep Marwah’s address shed light on the pressing issue of cybercrime and the importance of taking proactive measures to ensure the security of individuals and organizations in the digital age.

Lt Gen Arun Sahni, PVSM, UYSM, SM, VSM(Retd), Former GOC-in-C, South Western Command & DG-IT, AHQ was chairing the session. The other speakers were Dr. Kanwal Sibal, IFS(Retd), Chairman-Advisory Board-GCTC & Former Foreign Secretary, Government of India, Rajesh Sharma, Honorary Secretary, The Institute of Engineers  and  Dr. Chandra Rajan, Advocate, Supreme Court of India.

ICMEI Signed MOU with Vietnam Media Organization

April 30, 2023
ICMEI and Media Company from Vietnam Signed MOU to Promote Animation

Noida: The International Chamber of Media and Entertainment Industry (ICMEI) and Vietnam-based media organization Sicily Media have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to promote the animation business in both countries. The MOU was signed in the presence of Bui Trung Thuong, Trade Counselor of the Embassy of Vietnam in India, and media expert Do Le Thang.

The signing ceremony, held at the ICMEI headquarters in New Delhi, saw the exchange of the agreement between Sandeep Marwah, President of ICMEI, and Dai Van Linh, Director of Sicily Media. The MOU aims to enhance cooperation and collaboration between the two organizations in the field of animation and content creation.

The MOU also provides for the exchange of information, expertise, and best practices related to the animation industry, which will help promote mutual growth and development. The partnership is expected to create new opportunities for animators and content creators in both countries and provide a platform for collaboration and innovation.

The signing of the MOU is a significant step towards strengthening the relationship between India and Vietnam and fostering collaboration in the field of media and entertainment. The event was supported by Indo Vietnam Film and Cultural Forum.

AAFT School of Animation Conducted Summit on -Web 3 and Metaverse Technology of Future

April 28, 2023
Summit on Web 3 and Metaverse Technology of Future at Marwah Studios

Noida: The AAFT School of Animation recently hosted a summit on WEB 3 and Metaverse Technology of the Future Leaders in Metaverse, with Dr. Sindhu Bhaskar, Radhika Iyengar, and Jordan Woods from the USA, and Cathy Dimarchos from Australia as guest speakers. The summit aimed to provide students with insights into the latest technological advancements in the field of animation and gaming.

The distinguished speakers discussed the future of metaverse technology and how it is shaping the animation and gaming industries. They shared their experiences and insights on the potential of metaverse technology and its impact on society.

Sandeep Marwah, the founder of AAFT, also shared his experience in the animation and gaming industry and emphasized the need for students to stay updated with the latest technological advancements.

The event was well-received by the students, who appreciated the opportunity to interact with industry experts and gain a better understanding of the latest developments in animation and gaming. The AAFT School of Animation plans to organize similar events in the future to empower students and prepare them for the future of animation and gaming. The event was supported by Indo American Film and Cultural Forum & Indo Australia Film and Cultural Forum,

Pix Elated AVGC Summit Was A Huge Success at PHDCCI

April 23, 2023
PIX ELATED AVGC Summit by Entertainment & AVGC Committee of PHD

New Delhi: The PIX ELATED AVGC (Animation, Visual Effects, Gaming, Comics) Summit was successfully held at the PHDCCI (PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry) under the Chairmanship of Sandeep Marwah, along with Co-Chairs Charuvi Agarwal and Vrinda Sood of Entertainment & AVGC Committee. The event was held on 8th April and was attended by various experts, professionals and students from the AVGC industry.

The summit aimed to promote and showcase the potential of the Indian AVGC industry and discuss ways to strengthen and enhance its growth. It brought together stakeholders from the industry, government, and academia to discuss various topics such as emerging technologies, talent development, industry trends, and international collaborations.

The event was a huge success, with participants lauding the organizers for providing a platform for the industry to come together and share their experiences and ideas. The summit concluded with the signing of several MOUs (Memorandum of Understanding) between various industry players and educational institutions to foster talent development and exchange programs.

Overall, the PIX ELATED AVGC Summit at PHDCCI served as an important forum for the AVGC industry in India to come together and chart a path towards further growth and success.

My special thanks to  Sanjay Khimesara President Asifa India, Kanchan Prasad Additional Director General Prasar Bharti, Subodh Sachan Director STPI Next, Mohit Soni CEO Media & Entertainment Skill Council, Saraswati Vani Balgam writer Director Creative Producer of  Dancing Atoms, Saurabh Sanyal Secretary General PHD, and Shalini Sharma Assistant Secretary General of PHD for making inaugural session a very powerful one,” said Sandeep Marwah.

Gayathri Chandrasekaran Editor in Chief Tinkle Magazine, Manoj Mishra CEO Powerkids Entertainment, Rhythm Gandhi of UAI Unreal Community, Ajay Shekhar Associate Technical Director Keywords Studios, Virendra Kishore Lead Presenter DNEG, Anando Banerjee Head of Production Lakshya Digital, Kamal Phuja Founder Crazy Cubs Animation, Deepa Deopa Founder Prismart Productions were also present there for seminars and workshops.

Laxminaayan Ghara of Character Art Lead akshya Digital, Siddhartha Maskeri from Soulify, Ravindra M Biswas of Citrus Ink Studio and Vipul Agarawal Co-founder Mugafi added a lot with their experience and knowledge. The event was supported by AAFT School of Animation and ICMEI-International Chamber of Media and Entertainment Industry.

Sandeep Marwah Special Invitee at AVGC Meet at Vigyan Bhawan

April 19, 2023
Sandeep Marwah at AVGC Meet at Vigyan Bhawan by Ministry of I&B

New Delhi: Sandeep Marwah, the President of  ICMEI- International Chamber of Media and Entertainment Industry,  AAFT School of AVGC, and Chair of AVGC and Entertainment Committee of PHD Chamber of Commerce, was invited as a special guest at the National Workshop and Consultation on the draft of  AVGC Policies held at Vigyan Bhawan.

The meeting was focused on the development of the AVGC policies and the promotion of the industry in India organised by Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Government of India.

During the meeting, Marwah shared his insights on the AVGC industry and emphasized the need for a strong policy framework to support the growth of the sector. He also highlighted the potential of the AVGC industry in generating employment and contributing to the country’s economy.

The event was graced by the esteemed presence of Apurva Chandra – Secretary Ministry of Information and Broadcasting,  Atul Kumar Tiwari – Secretary Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship,  Prithul Kumar – Joint Secretary, MoIB,  Armstrong Pame – Director (F1), MoIB,  Ashish Kulkarni – Chairman FICCI AVGC Forum,  Biren Ghose, President of ABAI,  Mohit Soni CEO MESC along with representatives from State Governments, Industry Members, and Academic Institutions.

Film Workshop by Yash Raj Films at AAFT

April 9, 2023
Sandeep Marwah Honoured Deepal Das of Yashraj Films with IFTC Membership

Noida: Yash Raj Films, one of the leading film production houses in India, recently conducted a film workshop for students of cinema and animation at the Asian Academy of Film and Television (AAFT). The workshop was conducted by Deepal Das, a renowned professional in the Indian film industry and a key member of the Yash Raj Films team.

The workshop was aimed at providing students with a comprehensive understanding of various aspects of filmmaking, including pre-production, production, and post-production. The participants were given hands-on training on various tools and techniques used in the industry, as well as insights into the latest trends and technologies.

The workshop was well-received by the participants, who appreciated the opportunity to learn from industry experts and gain practical experience. The event was also a testament to Yash Raj Films’ commitment to promoting talent and nurturing the next generation of filmmakers in India.

Overall, the workshop proved to be a valuable learning experience for the participants and a significant contribution to the development of the Indian film industry. Later Dr. Sandeep Marwah President AAFT honoured Deepal Das with life membership of International Film and Television Club of AAFT.

AAFT Signed MOU with Fintech & Blockchain Association USA

April 2, 2023
AAFT Signed MOU with Fintech & Blockchain Association USA

Noida: The Asian Academy of Film and Television (AAFT) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with  Fintech & Blockchain Association CIC Cambridge, Ma, USA.,  an organization that promotes new media, including Blockchain, Metaverse Artificial Intelligence. The MOU was signed to enhance the academic and technical capabilities of AAFT’s faculty and students in the field of new media.

As part of the agreement, AAFT and IAFCF will collaborate on research and development initiatives, exchange faculty members and students, and organize training programs and workshops on metaverse artificial intelligence and other new media technologies. This partnership will enable AAFT students to gain exposure to the latest developments in new media, preparing them for successful careers in the industry.

“The MOU is expected to open up new opportunities for AAFT’s faculty and students in the growing field of new media and provide them with access to cutting-edge technologies and resources.,” said Dr. Sandeep Marwah President of AAFT. The event was supported by Indo American Film & Cultural Forum (IAFCF). Dr. Bhaskar Sindhu also confirmed the visit of few experts from USA next week.

Sandeep Marwah Inaugurated New OTT Channel Freizeit Media

April 2, 2023
Sandeep Marwah Inaugurated New OTT Channel Freizeit Media

New Delhi: Renowned media personality Sandeep Marwah, founder of Noida Film City & President of Marwah Studios, recently shared his insights on the opening of a new over-the-top (OTT) channel Freizeit Media and the vast potential it holds for growth at Constitutional Club in New Delhi.

Marwah emphasized that the demand for OTT platforms has skyrocketed in recent years and is expected to continue rising. He highlighted the many opportunities that OTT offers for content creators, as well as the convenience and variety it offers to viewers. Marwah also stressed the importance of producing quality content and employing effective marketing strategies to succeed in the highly competitive OTT market. With the growing popularity of OTT, this new channel is poised to be a major player in the industry.

Others who spoke on the occasion were Ramdas Athawale Minister of State in the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of India, Kirti PremjiBhai Solanki Member Parliament (Lok Sabha ) from Gujrat & Chairman Parliamentary Committee on Welfare of Sc/S, and  Dr. Anil Agarwal Member Parliament (Rajya Sabha). Neha Singh Founder of Freizeit Media Pvt ltd expressed that  it is an OTT platform for the regional cinema. It is available all over the world, this platform is also known as short film platform, available on iOS and Android devices

Prof. N.K. Goyal on the Board of ICMEI

March 31, 2023
Sandeep Marwah Presenting Life Membership of IFTRC to N.K.Goyal

Noida: Prof. N.K. Goyal now on the board of ICMEI- International Chamber of Media and Entertainment Industry informed Dr. Sandeep Marwah President of ICMEI while mentioning Goyal’s all qualifications and achievements to the members of the Chamber in a close meeting at Marwah Studios, Film City Noida.

Prof. N.K. Goyal  is President, CMAI Association of India (CMAI), which is India largest ICT association of India with 48,500 members and 54 MOU partners worldwide. Prof. Goyal is the only person in the world having being honoured five consecutive years at world’s largest Consumer Electronic show called CES, Las Vegas.

CMAI – Association of India Communication Multimedia and Infrastructure,  is also known as organizers of ICT World Communication Awards, National Education Summit and Awards, Global ICT Forum, training and formation of Cyber Security-Ethical Hacking and safe web development. CMAI has so far trained more than 10,000 delegates in Cyber security and CMAI interacts with more than 1,00,000 Educational Institutes.

Prof. N.K. Goyal is also the Chairman Emeritus of Telecom Equipment Manufacturers Association of India (TEMA); Vice Chairman, ITU APT India; Chairman CTIA, India; Ambassador for India and South Asia, Commonwealth Telecom Organization, UK; President Cyber Security Association of India( CSAI); President Association of Educational Institutes and Universities( AEIU); and is actively involved in policy formulations and development of industrial policies specially related to telecom, mobile, cyber security, ICT, education and skills development sector.

“I am much obliged to President Sandeep Marwah of International Chamber of Media and Entertainment Industry for nominating me on the board of ICMEI and for the life membership of International Film And Television Research Centre. I will give my best to the organization,” said Prof N.K. Goyal accepting the IFTRC membership

Sandeep Marwah Released Book on Artificial Intelligence & Chat GPT

March 30, 2023
Sandeep Marwah Released Book on Artificial Intelligence and Chat GPT

New Delhi: “It is my great honor to release a new book titled “Rise of Generative AI, Chat GPT” on artificial intelligence (AI) and Chat GPT, authored by a group of talented young writers. The book provides a comprehensive overview of AI, including its history, applications, and potential impact on society. It also delves into the fascinating world of Chat GPT, a cutting-edge language model that has garnered widespread attention for its ability to generate human-like responses,” said Dr. Sandeep Marwah founder of Noida Film City and Chancellor AAFT University while launching the book at Indian Society of International Law.

“Through their insightful analysis and engaging writing, these young writers offer a unique perspective on the future of AI and the opportunities and challenges it presents. They are excited to share their innovative ideas with readers around the world,” added Marwah giving wonderful examples from his routine life. He also mentioned about AAFT School of Data Science.

The prominent people  like  Dr Gulshan Rai, former National Cybersecurity Co-ordinator (NCSC), PMO, Dr Pavan Duggal Eminent Cyber law Expert & Supreme Court Advocates, Sandeep Shah Chairman of World Foundation of Peace & Sustainability,  Axel Angeli, Jayanta Chakravorty & the writer of the book  Utpal Chakraborty, Co -Writers Sumit Kumar & Soumyadeep Roy were also on the dice and shared their experiences. The book is published by Manish Jain & Nrip Jain of BPB Publications.