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12th Global Film Festival Noida 2019 Announced

October 13, 2019

12th Global Film Festival Noida 2019 at Marwah Studios Film City

Noida: The management Committee of Marwah Studios and International Film And Television Club of AAFT University has announced the three very important dates of 12th Global Film Festival Noida 2019 from 13th to 15th November.

“We are pleased to declare 12th Global Film Festival to be held on 13th to 15th November 2019 at Noida Film City. The festival has grown big and popular. Through these Global Festivals we have been able to touch 145 countries of the World making GFFN as one of the major events of North India and this part of the World,” said Dr. Sandeep Marwah President of Marwah Studios and GFFN.

The festival will cover screening of Indian Films, Foreign Films, Retrospective of a film director, Focus Country, AAFT Films, ASMS Films, Films on Disability, Children’s Film Section, Documentaries along with workshops, seminars, interactions, An art exhibitions, Still Photography Exhibition, Sketch Paintings, an opening and closing event, awards and entertainment segment informed Sandeep Marwah.

The preparations are going on in a big way and like last time many filmmakers and celebrities will be attending the different sessions of the festival during these three days.

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Afghanistan Cultural Week Inaugurated at Marwah Studios

October 13, 2019

    Culture Week of Afghanistan Inaugurated at Marwah Studios

Noida: International Chamber of Media And Entertainment Industry in association with CD Foundation, Embassy of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan and Embassy of India in Afghanistan announced Afghani Food and Culture week in India. The grand launching to celebrate the 100 years of Independence of Afghanistan took place at Marwah Studios Film City Noida.

“We all are here to create a buff of India and Afghanistan friendship by starting this two week cultural programs in India so that people of India can relate themselves with Afghani culture,” said Dr. Sandeep Marwah President of Marwah Studios. I congratulate H.E. Tahir Qadiry and the people of Afghanistan on this occasion,” added Marwah.

Seventeen member team comprising of fashion designers, film makers, journalists, dancers, musicians, painters etc. have started exhibiting their arts and products from Marwah Studios.

“I extend my heartiest congratulations and thanks to al the organizers and participants on this beautiful and auspicious occasion of celebration of 100 years of celebration of Independence of Afghanistan which falls on 23rd September,” said H.E. Tahir Qadiry while lighting the ceremonial lamp to launch the two week program at Marwah Studios.

“We are proud to be associated with 100 years celebration of Afghanistan Independence. The two week program will include food workshops, fashion shows, exhibitions, dance, music opening event, closing event and grand finale at Afghanistan Embassy, All this will happen in Delhi, Noida and Chandigarh,” informed Charu Das of CD Foundation.

H.E. Tahir Qadiry honored and presented Chairmanship of Indo Afghanistan Cultural Forum to Dr. Sandeep Marwah and greeted every member of delegation from Afghanistan.

Later Dr. Sandeep Marwah presented Patronship of Indo Afghanistan Cultural Forum to H.E. Tahir Qadiry and membership of International Women’s Film Forum of Marwah Studios to all the women present from Afghanistan.

The event was followed by a colorful and vibrant fashion show designed by the AAFT School of Fashion and design displaying dresses of Afghanistan designers brought for this occasion. Director AAFT School of Fashion and Design Ritu Lal paid vote of thanks.

Tahir Qadiry Patron to Indo Afghanistan Cultural Forum

October 13, 2019

            Tahir Qadiry Patron to Indo Afghan Cultural Forum

Noida: International Chamber of Media And Entertainment Industry and C.D. Foundation have presented Tahir Qadiry Charge d’ Affaires of Embassy of Afghanistan in India with the Patron ship of Indo Afghanistan Cultural Forum in a grand function to celebrate Afghanistan Food and cultural Week at Marwah Studios..

It is a great pleasure in presenting Patron Ship of IACF to H.E. Tahir Qadiry who understands so well the importance of soft power in developing relation between two countries,” said Dr. Sandeep Marwah Chair for IAFC.

“I am pleased to accept this responsibility. I am eager to do a lot to have best of the relation between India and Afghanistan. “I would like to emphasize that India is one of the key countries for Afghanistan and a large part of the ‘regional connectivity’, which is also one of the main policies of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan as well as the vision of Afghan President”.   Said Tahir Qadiry.

Tahir Qadiry was appointed by H.E. the President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan as Minister Counsellor and assumed charge as Chargé d’Affaires of the Embassy of the I.R of Afghanistan on 18th June 2019.

Mr. Qadiry is an award-winning journalist who has vast experience of working in big and popular international media. He also served in various international governmental and non-governmental organizations within and outside Afghanistan. He has participated in many international conferences on Afghanistan.

Prior to his appointment in India, he served as Director General of Mitra Global TV network (Nationwide) from 2015 till May 2019.

ICMEI And Alugha Will Work Together For Film Promotion

October 10, 2019

        Alugha German at International Headquarters of ICMEI

Noida: International Chamber of Media And Entertainment Industry join hands with Alugha A German company to promote short films world wide in different languages.

A meeting took place at the Chamber headquarters and a session was organized for the young enthusiastic filmmakers & cinema students who are looking for more exposure for their short films.

“Making a video multilingual can be complicated, expensive and might cause quite a bit of headache. If many contributors are involved it can quickly get confusing. Alugha has come with new technics its all time worth it,” said Dr. Sandeep Marwah President of the Chamber.

“The dubbr is providing a consistent workspace with all the tools to keep transcribing, translating and dubbing as simple as possible. Everything in one single tool, based in the cloud, available world-wide. And the best thing: The dubbr is accesable through all alugha-accounts,” said Bernd T. Korz CEO of Alugha.

Alugha specializes in easily transforming any online video to multilingual. They host thousands of videos from educational to entertainment. After 2 years of developing, the Alugha GmbH has been founded in April 2014 in Mannheim / Germany. The Co-Founder, Bernd Korz, had the initial idea of alugha and improved it consequently.

Young Niklas Korz has done the technical development of the prototype. Currently there is a team of 30 people working on the technical development of the software, as well as the design, sales and services. Ashok Tyagi Secretary General ICMEI, Ratan Kapoor & Vinod Kumar Singh Directors of Alugha also spoke during the workshop.

ICMEI Join Hands With National Film Commission of Bhutan

October 10, 2019

  Sandeep Marwah Presented Life Membership of IFTRC to Karma

 

Noida: ICMEI- International Chamber of Media And Entertainment Industry join hands with NFCB- National Film Commission of Bhutan, Ministry of Information and Communications, Royal Government of Bhutan.

The visit of Karma Tshering, Chairman of newly formed National Film Commission of Bhutan in the Ministry of Information and Communications, Royal Government Of Bhutan, brought many points of discussion on the table for the promotion of relations between two countries India and Bhutan, and especially development of cinema in Bhutan.

Recently Indo Bhutan Film And Cultural Forum has also been formed at ICMEI under the Chairmanship of Dr. Sandeep Marwah President Marwah Studios to have cordial and strong relations with Bhutan through films, television, media, art and culture.

Karma Tshering is one of Bhutan’s first trained filmmakers and produced Bhutan’s first commercial film titled “Jigdrel” in 1998. He founded Bhutan’s first and only women’s magazine “Yeewong” and “Miss Bhutan Pageant” in 2008 to create a platform for young Bhutanese women. He has been successfully managed to set the first Guinness World Record for Bhutan in Tree Plantation in 2015 where 100 Bhutanese men planted 49,672 trees in 1 hour setting a new world record on 2nd June 2015.

AAFT Alumnus Karma Tshering Currently serves as the President of the “Film Association of Bhutan” and Chairman of the “National Film Commission of Bhutan”. Later Chancellor Dr. Marwah honored Karma with life membership of International Film And Television Research Centre of AAFT University.

Save Water Save Rivers Spoke Sandeep Marwah at Khaitan School

October 8, 2019

   Sandeep Marwah Honored As Green Ambassador at Khaitan

Noida: “Time has come when all of us have be over cautious about environment. Enough has been written and spoken now it is time to get into practice to save environment,” said Dr. Sandeep Marwah President ICMEI and Global Green Ambassador at a function at The Khaitan School, Noida inaugurating the Save Yamuna campaign.

“The pollution may be categorized into Air Pollution, Water Pollution, Soil/Land Pollution, Noise Pollution, Radioactive Pollution and Thermal Pollution. All are harmful, but we have to see where an individual can help in serving the humanity by controlling pollution.,” added Dr. Marwah.

“We have already sensitize more than hundred thousand students in different schools of Delhi, NCR and other states by way of seminars, workshops, painting competitions, Essay competitions, entertainment programs and   also by appointing Young Green Ambassadors,” expressed Dr. Marwah,”.

Dr. K.D. Gupta Chairman Environment And Climate Committee of ICMEI, Mrs S. L. Gupta Education advisor of The Khaitan School, S. C Aggarwal CMD SMC Global Securities Ltd and Principal Harinder Kaur also spoke on the subject. Students participated in the event whole-heartedly. Numerous awards were also distributed to the students who worked for the cause.

Later Sandeep Marwah was honored for his untiring contribution to Environment Protection and creating large number of committees in every organization he is associated with.

ICMEI Join Hands With Mini Movie Festival At Kochi

October 8, 2019

        ICMEI Join Hands With Clubby Mini Movie Film Festival

Noida: International Chamber of Media And Entertainment Industry and AAFT University joined hands with up coming Mini Movie Festival at Kochi in south India.

ICMEI is there to support all those events, which promote films, television, media, art and culture. A project initiated by renowned director Priyadarshan also needs awareness in North of India. ICMEI will do its best,” said Dr. Sandeep Marwah President of ICMEI.

The representative of the festival met Dr. Marwah and explained about this new concept in length. After attending a major event in Kochi another extravaganza has been planned to high light the festival in Noida. Sandeep Marwah will attend this event also in the coming weeks.

The festival is designed and promoted by Vishnu Surendernath-CEO, Vipin Varada-CPO and Ananthakrishnan-COO with George V. Anthony as their mentor. Renowned film director Padma Shri S. Priyadarshan is Ex Officio Chairperson.

Women Empowerment Is The Subject Of The Day at 5th GLFN

October 8, 2019

    Session on Women at 5th Global Literary Festival Noida 2019

Noida: “We have always believed that women play a very important part in every segment of life. Not only they are half of the populations but they share equally and add quality to every business of life,” said Dr. Sandeep Marwah President 5th Global Literary Festival Noida 2019 introducing the women guests in a program organized by International Women’s Film Forum of ICMEI.

A discussion on creative approach of Women in today’s challenging world was attended by Anupam Acharya a Motivational Speaker & Author, Pushp Dahya Founder of Gurgaon Helping Hands, Arushi Nishank Classical Dancer & Filmmaker, Suniti Wadhwa Indian Politician, Rajshri Singh IPS, IGP State Crime Branch gave a great food for thought to the entire gathering.

The esteemed dignitaries launched the Poster of “Dream” by Ritu Bhagat and the Book- Kahi Unkahi on this occasion. Dr. Sandeep Marwah honored and presented participation certificates along with festival mementos to twenty-five best working women of the city for their contribution to the society.

Women Were Honored And Presented With Memento of 5th GLFN

“We are lucky to have almost footfall of sixteen thousand people in two days where 52 events have been planned in three days and 54 countries are in total participating directly and indirectly in this festival. Every segment, every hall is full of young and old writers and enthusiastic people from all over India and abroad. We thank you all for your participation,” said Dr. Sushil Bharti festival director of 5th GLFN.

You Are What You Think- Gonchig Gambold at 5th GLFN

October 8, 2019

Health And Literature Session at 5th Global Literary Festival Noida

 

Noida: It’s a old proverb that ‘You Are What You Eat and You Are what You Think’. Your physical and mental health is in your own hands. Literary festivals are the best way to remind, learn and revise best of the written materials in life time.,” said H.E. Gonchig Gambold Ambassador of Monogolia to India and a popular writer in Mongolia on the second day of 5th Global Literary Festival Noida 2019.

“I are thankful to H.E. Gonchig Gambold for nominating me as the chair of Indo Mongolia Film And Cultural Forum created recently. Ambassador understands very well the importance of literature in culture exchange as he has translated many books from Mongolia to Hindi and vice versa. It is important to know your own culture but its always nice to know the culture of other countries too,” said Dr. Sandeep Marwah President of 5th GLFN.

H.E. Gonchig Gambold, Ambassodor of Mongolia to India, Padma Shri Shovna Narayan renowned Classical Dancer, TV Journalist Yasser Usman, Anita Dua Yoga Expert & Educationist and Ashok Tyagi, Secretary General ICMEI were the part of the session- ‘Health And Literature’.

During the session A book “Illuminating Indian Classical Dance through Yoga” written by Shovna Narayan & Anita Dua was released by the dignities. A Poster to pay gratitude to Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya, a statesman, a politician, a journalist and a writer was launched. News Bulletin made by the students of ASMS portraying the activities of day one was also released from the stage during this event.

Dr. Sandeep Marwah honored and presented participation certificates and memento of the festival to all the distinguished people present on the stage.

 

5th Global Literary Festival Promotes Poetry Writing

October 8, 2019

      5th Global Literary Festival Noida 2019 at Marwah Studios

Noida: The day 2 began with a seminar on the significance of Poetry in advancement of Human Rights. Creativity started flowing on the recitation of poetry by professional and non-professional writers. The audience enjoyed to its best.

“If you want to remain in media then three things which you have to keep in mind are that you must read, you must write and you must speak well. Keep on upgrading the level of these three things and you will be considered a better media person and also a better writer,” said Dr. Sandeep Marwah President of 5th Global Literary Festival on the first session of second day.

Dr. Amit Kaur Puri Writer, Sajia Shojaei Filmmaker, Deepali Kumbhare Educationist, Deepa Gupta Director G L Bajaj Institute, Indu Anand Educationist, Satya Dev Rai Writer expressed their views and spoke about their works.

The dignities on the stage also launched the Book- ‘Himadrija’ written by Satya Dev Rai. A Book Cover of “Believer The Achiever” authored by Dr. Amit Kaur Puri was also released on this occasion.