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Convocation of 104th Batch of AAFT at Marwah Studios

November 3, 2019

                    Convocation of 104th Batch of AAFT

Noida: Asian Academy of Film And Television bid farewell to the trainees of 104th batch at Marwah Studios, Noida Film City with great pomp and show.

“Enough has been taught to you, an education of almost 400 hours to three months students and 1500 hours of education to One year students is a record in itself. The production of almost 100 films in a year has made students full familiar with the industry norms, tricks and systems,” said Yogesh Mishra Dean AAFT.

A nine page report was read by the Amir Abdullah Director AAFT of all that what has happened in last three months including awards, placements, visits, workshops, international interactions, festivals etc.

“It has taken us twenty six years to built a reputation of this institution. Now it is entirely upto you how you can take best use of this goodwill. There is no alternate to hard work. You can change your destiny with continuous efforts and persuasion. Live for your self and spare some time for others you will grow much faster. Must carry the feeling to serve the nation then only you can have better tomorrow,” said Dr. Sandeep Marwah Chancellor of AAFT in his convocation address on the occasion,

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 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.

Celebration of Twenty-Five Years of AAFT Started

May 17, 2018
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Silver Jubilee Celebrations of AAFT

Noida: The most popular school of this side of the World-Asian Academy of Film And Television has started celebrating its completion of Twenty-Five Years of existence.

1993 AAFT was started by the founder of Noida Film City {1986} Sandeep Marwah who started the first professional film studios of North India under the name Marwah Studios in 1991.

Noida Film City, Marwah Studios and now Asian Academy of Film And Television too have become an international brand as far as film, television and media education is concerned. AAFT has started celebrating completion of twenty-five years in education. The film school, which started with four courses and 40 seats, has grown to the first film university of the World.

Cinema, Mass communication & Journalism, Performing Arts, Skill Development Courses, Hospitality and Tourism, Graphics And Animations, Fashion And Design, a Business School, a Management School and a Law School are now part of AAFT.

Large number of events have started taking place in the campus highlighting numerous success and contribution to International film and television industry including 12000 media professional from 120 countries of the World.

Indo Nigerian Film Association Moves Further Under ICMEI

May 11, 2018
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H.E. Major General Chris Sunday Eze Patron to Indo Nigerian Film Association

Noida: INFA- Indo Nigerian Film Association is one of the first organizations created by Marwah Studios in international relation chapters. Ample has been done since that time. It has given opportunity to Sandeep Marwah to visit Nigeria two times as a state guest and visited Lagos, Abuja, Jos and Kano state.

A brief report was submit to H.E. Major General Chris Sunday Eze High Commissioner of Nigeria to India on his visit to the International Head Quarters of International Chamber of Media And Entertainment Industry at Noida Film City.

“We have trained more than 100 Nigerian in Cinema at AAFT from last 20 years coming from different parts of the Nigeria. The love and affection of my students has given me a title of ‘Father of Nigerian Cinema’. I am more than happy that Nigeria now has become the second biggest film producing country in the World,” expressed Sandeep Marwah President of AAFT and Indo Nigerian Film Association.

History was once again created on the eighth October, 2002 when Mr. GD Akpan, minister counsellor in high commission of Nigeria, formally announced the formation of Indo Nigerian Film Association and appointed Director of Asian Academy of Film & TV as its chairperson. Dr. H. Ekwuazi, Managing Director of Nigeria Film Development Corporation cum Chairperson of National Film Institute of Nigeria his deputy Mr. T. Benibo and Mrs. R. Odey, Executive Director National Film Video Censor Board of Nigeria were designated as the founder members of the association.

The delegates from Nigeria who attended the film courses under United Nation Program included Ishaq sidi ishaq, Mustapha Mustapha, JAMILU Ahmad Yakasai, Bashir Abdullahi rijau, Aminu Muhammad SABO, Bala Anas Babinlata, Salisu balarabe tuku, Usman Adam Yusif, HAUWA Maina, Aliyu Shehu Yakasai, Falalu A Doray, Ibrahim Mandawari, Muhammad Ali Nuhu, Hamisu Lamido Iyantama, Sani labaran Umar (UMAR GOMBE), Faika RAHI, Abdullahi Sani Abdullahi, Mikail bn Hassan and Muhammad Adamu Bifa strengthen the relations.

Visit of renowned people like Prince Ifeanyi Dike Founder and Chairman Board of trustee of Actors Guild of Nigeria. Peter E. A. O. Eguakhide Vice President AGN Asia Chapter, Sam Worlu the former Diplomat, Ms Nene Ibekaku Councellor (Information & Culture) Nigerian High Commission, H.E. Sola Enikanoliaye High Commissioner of Nigeria to India, Chuks Jonathan Chikezie, the first secretary of Nigeria High Commission H.E. Mahesh Sachdev Indian Ambassador to Nigeria made this association a strong one.

H.E. the Governor Babatunde Raji Fashola of State of Lagos, Nigeria accompanied by a large team of experts and specialists. HE Dr. Rabio Musa Kwankwaso Governor of Kano State in Nigeria with the delegation had Umar Lawal, Hallu Ibrahim Dantiye, Baffa Babba Danagundi, Ibrahim Yakubu Adamu, Kadafa Lolo Ruth, Adhama Dattijo, Ahmed Rabiu, Aminu Saidu Adhama, Sangayama Mohammed and Varun Bansal who all participated in the conference at Marwah Studios.

A file of activities related to Nigeria under ICMEI was presented to the High Commissioner as a ready reckoner. Later Sandeep Marwah Presented the Patron ship of Indo Nigerian Film Association to H.E. Major General Chris Sunday Eze. High Commissioner also presented the memento to Sandeep Marwah for his untiring contribution to Indo Nigerian Relations.

Sandeep Marwah Honored With Bihar Gaurav Samman

May 7, 2018
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Sandeep Marwah Receiving Award From The Minister

New Delhi: International Public Broadcasting Forum, International Film And Television Club, International Film And Television Research Centre, International Children’s Film Forum, International Women Film Forum and many other organizations where Sandeep Marwah has been chair for, all these organizations are working for the promotion of Education, Art and Culture and have supported residents of Bihar at one or other time.

Recently Sandeep Marwah was honored by Shri Shiv Pratap Shukla Union Minister of State, Ministry for Finance, Government of India for running most cost effective film school in the World. He has churned out 12000 media professionals from all the states of India including Bihar and 120 countries of the World. Citation read by Sewak Rajeev Kumar.

“Noida Film City is the fastest growing film city in the World with approximately 17000 Media professionals working in 3 shifts of 8 hours each and cascading effect is that 150,000 people earning their bread because of this film city including many from Bihar. Sandeep Marwah is the founder of this city,” added Sewak Rajeev Kumar President of the Association.

“I am obliged to the organization for considering me for this prestigious award,” thanked Sandeep Marwah while accepting the award from the Minister at Convention Centre, NDMC Complex, New Delhi in presence of huge audience.

Minister Prem Prakash Pandey at Marwah Studios

April 23, 2018

Chattisgarh minister

Noida: The Education Minister of the State of Chhattisgarh Shri Prem Prakash Pandey was the special guest at Marwah Studios, film city Noida on the invitation of Sandeep Marwah President of Asian Education Group.

A tour to film city and Marwah Studios was organized to give first hand information to the Minister about the activities of the centre in the field of films, television and media.

Sandeep Marwah briefed the minister with the five World Records he has created in this industry and presented him his two books mentioning the 100 organizations he has been chairing. Marwah also briefed him about the 100 international awards he has brought to India, which is largest number of appreciation any Indian has brought so far.

A radio coverage by in house radio station- Radio Noida 107.4FM and TV coverage by in house TV station- MSTV were also planned for the Minister.

Honorable Minister had one to one conversation with the students of different discipline to assess the quality of education being provided at Asian Academy of Film And Television. AAFT is the oldest skill development institution in India.

Later Sandeep Marwah honored the Cabinet Minister of the State Shri Prem Parkash Pandey with the life membership of International Film And Television Research Centre of AAFT. Prem Prakash Pandey is a Bharatiya Janata Party Member of the Legislative Assembly from Bhilai Nagar in Chhattisgarh. He is one of the architects of Chhattisgarh, which was formed in 2000 after the bifurcation of Madhya Pradesh. He is currently serving as the Cabinet Minister in Chhattisgarh State Government.