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Powerful webinar by Indo Gabon Cultural Forum of ICMEI

August 4, 2020

      Webinar by Indo Gabon Film And Cultural Forum of ICMEI

 

New Delhi: The Charge d Affairs, Embassy of Gabon in India, Ms. Josephine Patricia NTYAM EHYA, participated in a webinar organized by International Chamber of Media and Entertainment Industry and the Indo Gabon Cultural Forum to discuss about the Indo Gabon relations and the situation of Covid 19 in her country.

Ms. Ehya praised the President of Gabon H E Ali Bongo Ondimba for controlling the cases of Corona in Gabon as well as all the ministries of her country who had played a major role during the pandemic. She informed that sampling is being done at a large scale and measures to maintain social distancing are being strictly adhered. Ads in media are being shown at regular intervals and usage of masks has been made compulsory. Sanitization at all the offices, airports, malls and other public places is being done on a regular basis.

Talking about the business in Gabon the Charge d Affairs said that entrepreneurs are coming up and we are very pleased that new business houses are coming up in Gabon. Around 800 Indians are staying in Gabon and are associated with various industries. Indian firms like Bharti Airtel, Oil India Ltd., Ramky Infrastucture Ltd. and M3M India Limited are a few organizations, which are already working in Gabon. She pointed out that obtaining Visa for Gabon has been very much simplified; one way is to get the visa online and secondly if you have an invitation letter the Visa will be provided at the airport on arrival.

Replying to queries raised by the audience she mentioned that presently imports are higher but we are looking forward to increase exports of commodities palm oil, wooden articles and agriculture and they look forward to getting new techniques of agriculture from India. Regarding the film industry she stated that the films are made in French although a small film industry many films have been nominated and screened in various festivals across the world. She also offered Dr. Sandeep Marwah, President ICMEI to have an MOU with IGIS (INSTITUT GABONAIS DE L’IMAGE ET DU SON) for cooperation in the broadcasting sector.

Dr. Sandeep Marwah thanked the Charge d Affairs, who was accompanied by Mr. Serge Thierry MANDOUKU OMBEGUE the Cultural Counsellor, for accepting his invitation to attend the webinar. Mr. Ashok Tyagi, Secretary General ICMEI paid the formal vote of thanks.

Raksha Bandhan Is A Day of Commitment- Sandeep Marwah

August 3, 2020

 

Sandeep Marwah at Brahma Kumaris Raksha Bandhan Webinar

New Delhi: “Raksha Bandhan is one of the oldest festivals in India where you promise to protect your sister, her rights and safety forever. But this festival teaches us many other lessons which we have to learn every time-a lesson of commitment,” said Dr. Sandeep Marwah President of Marwah Studios and World Peace Development And Research Foundation in a webinar organized by Brahma Kumaris on the occasion of Raksha Bhandan. 

 

Talking to the large audience in the capacity of Chief Guest Dr. Sandeep Marwah reminded that our commitment is not only towards our sister, family, friends, community but also a promise to save & secure our country, nature and almighty. Every action taken by you is bound to revert back. You have to be very cautious in taking decision and action. A thread on your wrist is a continuous reminder of your duties and responsibilities. 

 

Rajyogni B K Saroj Didi Director Brahma Kumaris Vasant Kunj, Dwarka and connected Centers, His Holiness Jain Acharya Dr. Lokesh Muni Ji, Ms Zena Chung from South Korea International Director of Confederation of World Religion, , Acharya Satyendra Narayan President of Confederation of World Religion, Ashok Tyagi Secretary General of ICMEI and  Dr. Gopal Ji of Global Yog Alliance also spoke on the occasion.

ICMEI hosts webinar on Indo Romanian relations

August 3, 2020

  ICMEI Webinar on Indo Romanian Relations by H.E. Radu Dobre

A powerful webinar on Indo Romanian relations was hosted by ICMEI in association with the Indo Romania Film and Cultural Forum. H E Radu Octavian Dobre, Ambassador, Embassy of Romania in India was the honourable speaker who expressed his views on the subject. H E Dobre also spoke on the situation of the Corona 19 pandemic in his country and the developmental policies taken up by the Romanian Government during this testing time.

Mr. Dobre stated that the indo Romanian relations were established in the year 1948 which were upgraded to embassy level in 1955 with the opening of the Romanian embassy in India. Indian embassy came up in Bucharest in 1957. Romania imports electric machines, devices and equipment, common metals, chemicals and allied industrial products and many other commodities from India and exports common metals, sound and image displayers and recorders, chemicals and connected industrial products and many other commodities to India. Mr. Dobre also put forth the economical figures and the bilateral relations enjoyed by both the countries. He said that his country was also fighting against terrorism.

He said that both the countries were also very much close to each other culturally and over a thousand Indians are presently residing in India. During the interactive session Mr. Dobre spoke about the tourism of Romania which has already started with the hotels and beaches opening up in his country. A number of Indian films have also been shot in Romania and the people are huge fans of Indian film stars since the time of Raj Kapoor. He also expressed his views on the higher education in Romania. He stated that corona has been very much controlled in his country with less than 50,000 people getting affected with around 2000 deaths.

Dr. Sandeep Marwah President ICMEI also the Chairperson of Indo Romania Film and Cultural Forum thanked the Ambassador for accepting his invitation to attend the webinar while Mr. Ashok Tyagi, Secretary General ICMEI paid the formal vote of thanks.

Film And TV Industry Is Open For Trained And Dedicated Artists

August 3, 2020

  ICMEI Webinar Role of Casting Directors in Films And Television

New Delhi: An interesting and timely webinar was organized by International Chamber of Media And Entertainment Industry by inviting the casting directors from Mumbai to project the correct position of the film and TV industry.

“The media and entertainment industry has grown with time. The number of film productions in Hindi as well as in regional languages has increased a lot. Accordingly the requirements of artist and technicians have gone much higher. The industry is catering to more than ten million workers in different segments and departments,” informed Dr. Sandeep Marwah Chancellor AAFT University initiating the webinar. Dr. Marwah said that you are not supposed to get glamourized in this industry but create waves to generate glamour for others, is the correct rule.

“There is a huge demand of educated and trained people in the industry who have right aptitude towards this industry where every product is very expensive. No body will give you chance again and again if your attitude is not good. Your behavior matters in this industry,” said Abhimanyu Ray senior casting director known for his films like Rang De Basanti, Chak De, Rocket Singh, Teen Pati, Kabul Express etc.

“There is lots of competition and It is survival of the fittest. You have to be on your toes. Auditions are the best way to get into the industry as far as acting is concerned. The new comers should not avoid small roles or small assignments,” said Priyata Dixit who has started her carrier with Ad Guru Prahalad Kakar and has been as casting Director with Sujoy Ghosh, Tigmanshu Dhulia, Goldie Behl.

“Television commercial are a very big segments for those who want to be on screen. It gives you instant presence and survival in Mumbai. You should never afraid from presenting yourself as the best actor as you can be suitable for any good role at a given time,” added Anamika Singh casting director and promoter of Veda Talents.

“One audition means hundreds of people at the same time. It gives us an opportunity to find the correct and appropriate artist for a given role and also to create our own artist bank, therefore one should keep on attending auditions without hesitation,” said Taran Bajaj casting director for Anurah Kashyap’s Bamfaad directed by Ranjan Chandel, Salman Khan’s Kagaz directed by Satish Kaushik, Jar Picture’s Halahal directed by Randeep Jha.

“Well there is a new heavy demand of young talented artists now for coming web series. There is a big scope for those who are ready for hard work. Events also keep these actors busy in Mumbai which is now a big business ,” said Rythem Dutta Event Designer and founder of Dearc Entertainment.

The session was very interactive and all the guests answered many questions asked by the young acting students of AAFT University. Ashok Tyagi General Secretary ICMEI paid vote of thanks.

Sandeep Marwah Honored With Global Cultural Minister Award

August 2, 2020

  Sandeep Marwah Awarded With Global Cultural Minister Award

 

London: A well-known media, entertainment & event management company of London, UK announced Trident Awards on the Global Friendship day to honor some of the prominent international personalities for their contribution to their respective fields. Dr. Sandeep Marwah was the first one to be honored as Global Cultural Minister.

“We are overwhelmed at Trident to present Global Cultural Minister Award to Dr. Sandeep Marwah who has contributed immense in the field of films, television, art, culture, fashion and media. He is known to the World for his philanthropic activities and now with seven World Records to his credit. His presence has raised the level of awards,” said Shiv Kakran the founder and promoter of Trident Awards.

“This special award not only confirms your high level of success but also serves as a lasting tribute to the limitless efforts, dedication, perseverance and all the great accomplishment,” a citation was read by Naveen the director of Trident.

Trident has planned these awards on web and invited many celebrities along with awardees from different parts of the World. Cllr Nitin Parekh Mayor of Harrow, Navin Shah British Labour Politician, H.E. Hector C. Jacome Ambassador of Ecador, Bappi Lahiri renowned music director, Liza Verma former Femina Miss India, Inderajit Ghosh Ambassador of AHRI for SAARC Region and Gaurav Gupta President Lion Club were also present there.

World Nature Conservation Day Observed at AAFT University 

July 28, 2020

    AAFT University Celebrated World Nature Conservation Day

New Delhi: World Nature Conservation Day is celebrated on July 28 of every year around the world. World Nature Conservation Day 2020 recognizes that a healthy environment is key to a healthy and sustainable society. On this World Nature Conservation Day, people should put an effort to protect the earth and conserve the natural resources.

“Each and every activity in the world depends upon nature so people should understand that any activity they do will affect the earth. Conservation of nature is of utmost importance to all human beings and their life on Earth. Earth has given essential need to live like water, air, trees, animals, food, soil, minerals, etc. so its people duty to keep the environment safe and clean,” said Dr. Sandeep Marwah Chancellor of AAFT University while talking to the young students of AAFT University in a program to celebrate World Conservation Day on Web.

“There are so many threats to nature, such as deforestation, illegal trade in wildlife, pollution, plastics use, chemicals, industrial developments, and many more factors. So, it is important to protect nature and to create a healthy environment for present and future generations,” added Dr. Marwah also Patron to IFUNA- Indian Federation of United Nations Associations.

While answering the questions Dr. Marwah suggested some of the steps to conserve the nature like- Use of alternative energy- such as solar and wind energy, Plant more trees to maintain the ecosystem and to prevent soil erosion, Use the water resources in a proper way and reuse the kitchen water for watering the gardens, Grow vegetation in catchment areas, Reduce the usage of electricity, Use the recyclable and biodegradable products, Ensure the recycling of wastes, Try to minimize the use of cars for shorter distance, Use paper bags or cloth bag instead of plastic bags, Grow the own vegetables by using organic compost and Install water treatment plants and rainwater harvesting.

National Parents Day Celebrated at AAFT University

July 26, 2020

  Dr. Sandeep Marwah Chancellor Spoke on Parents Day at AAFT

New Delhi: National Parents’ Day honors all parents on the fourth Sunday in July. No matter where our parents may be, this day serves to celebrate their important role in our lives.

“Parents play a vital role in the lives of children. From our birth, parents protect, teach, provide, and serve as role models. As part of a family, we look to them for guidance. We mirror their behavior and learn to be a core part of our communities,” said Dr. Sandeep Marwah Chancellor of AAFT University of Media And Arts.

Throughout our lives, our parents lead us to be independent thinking individuals. As many of us know, those efforts can be challenging. The world is changing as quickly as they grow. Often the sleepless nights and worry seem endless. On this particular Sunday, we honor all parents who do everything to raise and protect their children.

“If it wasn’t for our parents, none of us would be where we are today. Although we may not always see eye-to-eye, the love and wisdom they instill upon us is something that can never be forgotten. The importance of parents can be seen in the way they support our lives. Parents are the only ones who show unconditional love. Parents play the biggest role in our development. Whether it’s in our mental, physical, social, financial, or career development, parents help us in every step of our life,” added Dr. Marwah

When we’re young, parents prepare us for the future. They work hard to prepare us for future challenges. When we make mistakes, they’re our teachers. Parents live for us. They’re happy when we are happy. To help us appreciate, love and show more respect for our parents We never know the love of a parent till we become parents ourselves. First your parents, they give you your life, but then they try to give you their life expressed Marwah talking to students on web.

National Day of Egypt Celebrated at ICMEI

July 25, 2020

     National Day of Arab Republic of Egypt Celebrated at ICMEI

 

New Delhi: “I on behalf of ICMEI and media and entertainment industry of India extend my heartiest congratulations to H.E. Dr. Heba Salah Eldin Elmarassi  Ambassador of Egypt to India and people of Egypt on the occasion of National Day which falls on 23rd July. May India and Egypt remain best of friends for ever,” said Dr. Sandeep Marwah President of International Chamber of Media And entertainment Industry in a webinar celebrating National Day of Arab Republic of Egypt.

The  National Day of Egypt is celebrated on July, 23, which coincides with the annual celebration of the Egyptian Revolution of 1952 when the modern republic of Egypt was declared, ending the period of the Kingdom of Egypt.

Dr. Sandeep Marwah one of the first Indians to be honoured in Cairo International Film Festival in 2010. He is also chairing Indo Egypt Film And Cultural Forum created many years back in association with the Embassy of Egypt in New Delhi, to develop and promote relations between two countries through art and culture.

Large numbers of programs have been organized now and then under cultural exchange including scholarship to the student from Egypt to study cinema at Asian Academy of Film And Television.

 

27 Years of AAFT Celebrated in Pandemic on 22nd July

July 22, 2020

27th Anniversary of AAFT Education Group Based Noida &  Raipur

 

 

New Delhi: “We have not lost the spirits and enthusiasm because of the pandemic Corona Virus. The eagerness and anxiousness have grown in all these four months of lockdowns and social distancing as to what new we can present from AAFT to the world of education. We have upgraded our self in these few days of pain and now ready to face the new challenge and any other unforeseen circumstances,” said Prof. Dr. Sandeep Marwah Founder Director and Chancellor of AAFT University addressing the group of journalists at New Delhi.

 

“Our journey from a boutique institute to a full-fledged university is   a case study in the media and entertainment industry and education industry all over the World. Seven world records, enormous international and national awards, incomparable accolades speak the positioning of AAFT on the world map,” added Dr. Marwah emotionally.

 

“Blessings and appreciations of Presidents, Prime Ministers, Governors, Ministers and top-notch artists and professionals from all strata of life from various countries have given us enough strength to survive from all sort of good and bad jumps of these 27 years of our existence,” expressed Dr. Marwah.

 

“AAFT is committed to best of the education in every field possible in time to come. A family of 20,000 people directly associated with the group is our strength, power and muscle. India is proud to have an institution of that standard which can attract students from 145 countries of the World,” said Dr. Marwah with great hope and confidence.

 

“I am indebted to each and every one who has supported me, helped me, blessed me, I have no word to thank enough to our associates, our partners in progress, our management, our faculty and my dearest students who all have believed in us and gave us the opportunity to serve them and in return serve the nation. Let us celebrate this time digitally and be ready for the new batches to be started next month,” said Marwah very humbly.

 

“AAFT will emerged soon as one of the finest institutions of this century. No efforts putting in in the right direction with clear intention can go waist. I love you all for being part of my family,” said Marwah with passion in eyes.

National Day of Belgium Celebrated at ICMEI

July 22, 2020

    National Day of Celebrated by Indo Belgium Cultural Forum

 

New Delhi: “I on behalf of ICMEI and Indian Media And Entertainment Industry extend my heartiest congratulations to H.E. Francois Delhaye Ambassador of Belgium to India and the people of Belgium on the National Day of Kingdom of Belgium which falls on 21st July,” said Dr. Sandeep Marwah President of International Chamber of Media And Entertainment Industry.

“We have extra ordinary relations with the Kingdom of Belgium and we wish to promote to a new level through trade, business, art and culture,” Marwah added also chair for Indo Belgium Film And Cultural Forum.

Dr. Marwah recollected from memory of his first visit to Belgium in 1980 when he sailed English Channel and reach at Belgium port at Oostende from Dover UK from where he took the train to Brussels the capital of Belgium.

The second visit was in 1983 to Brussels again and then next when he was invited as the international jury and honored with award at 26th Mons International Film Festival in 2010.

Jos De Clercq of Trade and Investments (Flanders) and First Secretary Embassy of Belgium in India came and revived the relations in 2013. Then it was the visit of H.E. Pierre Vaesen Ambassador of Belgium to India on the inauguration of 10th Batch of Asian School of Media Studios at Marwah Studios.

Later Antoine Delcourt Counsellor Economic Affairs, Christophe Van Overstraeten First Secretary Trade & Investment, Jos De Clercq First Secretary Trade & Investment Flanders and Abel Garamhegyi Vice President of Barco Electronic Systems were also visited and honoured with the life membership of International Film And Television Club at AAFT.

It was the visit of H.E. Jan Luylk Ambassador of Belgium to India who encouraged us a lot in 2015 when Indo Belgium Film And Cultural Forum was announced in ICMEI.  It was nice to receive the super Model Anna Kapiteijn of Belgium during our first Global Fashion Week in Noida in 2016.

Dr. Deepak Narwal European Economic Senate was at Marwah Studios to Celebrate National Day of Belgium on 21st July 2018. An acrobatic Dance Art Fusion called Sacred Place by Belgium artists Ben de Keyser, Bran De Beul, Grete Moortgat, Yesse De Veyser and Naemic Schellens at Marwah Studios during Delhi Art Festival 2019 was remarkable.