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12th Global Film Festival

13-15 November 2019

PROF. MARWAH TAKEN AS MEDIA ADVISOR BY LEADING UAE MAGAZINE

Vice chancellor of the University of Media Arts Sandeep Marwah was recently invited by the UAE Government to the Dubai Media City for an international cultural exchange program. During the visit, Prof. Marwah was also invited by the managing editor of Dubai’s hottest selling magazine titled Beauty & Style and inducted as its Media Advisor from India, which he gladly accepted. Seen in the picture enclosed are Managing Editor B & S, Vigyan Arya and its Art Director Ahmed Naved flanking sandeep Marwah in the center.

58th Batch Inaugurated by Sanjay kapoor

Sanjay kapoor, The Renowned Cine Star, dazzled the inaugural ceremony of 58th batch of Asian Academy of Film & Television with his presence recently. The star shared his experiences both good & bad which he came across during his career. After the ceremony, he wished students good luck and said that it’s the hard work put in which pays at the end of the day. The proud Sandeep Marwah said that almost 5000 AAFT alumni are already working in the Industry and promised to deliver professionals with same enthusiasm.The 58th Batch saw enrollments from countries like USA, Kazakhstan, Heiti, Nigeria Malaysia, Belgium, Dominica, Netherland etc Sandeep Marwah was confident that a rendezvous with a star at the beginning of the session will help student to learn a lot about the Film Industry. Talking about films at length with students, Sanjay Kapoor said that only those can survive who has passion for Media and that is what AAFT injects into you. He also added ,’’I am happy to note that now AAFT is the 3rd biggest Film Schools in the world as far as enrolment is concerned.

Reflections of an Artist

Dorothea Nurnberg, an illustrious writer from Austria visited AAFT. Famous for writing plays, prose and numerous literary contributions for art projects and Austrian radio, the writer was invited by the Director, Mr.Sandeep Marwah for interacting with students of AAFT and giving them inspiration. Her Latest book “REFLECTIONS, The Bollywood Connection” released recently gives an insight into the life of a bollywood actor and an Indian author. The writer who herself is inspired by bollywood, motivated the students of AAFT by letting them know how Bollywood films are appreciated by the world and they must work hard to be a part of it. The seminar on scriptwriting was followed by a formal function on the release of the book .

When two countries met…

A Delegation from Pakistan and a famous advocate Awias shiekh visited AAFT for the release of his book “Samjhota Express” by Sandeep Marwah, Director, AAFT & ASMS. Expressing his gratitude towards Sandeep Marwah for showing so much of love and respect for him, the Advocate said that the book and his visit is just one step towards the friendship between two nations.

After a formal function for the release of the book he was invited my Mr. Marwah to bless the students and inaugurate the first production of the session. The inauguration was held in a traditional Indian manner which the Pakistani advocate enjoyed. He said that it was the most joyous day of his life and he will be a frequent visitor to Marwah studios from now.

AAFT LENDS SUPPORT TO INDIAN BLIND SPORTS ASSOCIATION

A philanthropist and a public spirited director of Asian Academy of Film & Television Sandeep Marwah has offered all possible help and support to the Blind Relief Association. With 125 institutions and sports organizations from 23 states affiliated to it Indian Blind Sports Association is the largest national level sports body devoted to the promotion of sports among the visually challenged in the country. The Association was established in April 1986 through the initiative of the Blind Relief Association, Delhi (BRA), a premier organization for the blind in India.
The objective was to promote national-level sports activities for the blind. The Association is recognized by the Indian Olympic Association and affiliated to the International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA). The organization has been promoting long-jump, javelin, shot-put, marathon, judo, swimming and now football amongst the visually challenged person with a passion for one or more of these sports. Incidentally, the football for the blind is played with a ball with jingles on a specially prepared field. Ten teams from the Indian states of Delhi, Punjab, Rajasthan and West Bengal recently participated in the 4th Indian Blind Sports Association Football Tournament for the Blind held at New Delhi. The finals of this tournament was covered by the AAFT sports production team with a view to creating awareness of the initiative taken in this regard by the Blind Relief Association, amongst the public at large.

AAFT LENDS SUPPORT TO INDIAN BLIND SPORTS ASSOCIATION

A philanthropist and a public spirited director of Asian Academy of Film & Television Sandeep Marwah has offered all possible help and support to the Blind Relief Association. With 125 institutions and sports organizations from 23 states affiliated to it Indian Blind Sports Association is the largest national level sports body devoted to the promotion of sports among the visually challenged in the country. The Association was established in April 1986 through the initiative of the Blind Relief Association, Delhi (BRA), a premier organization for the blind in India.
The objective was to promote national-level sports activities for the blind. The Association is recognized by the Indian Olympic Association and affiliated to the International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA). The organization has been promoting long-jump, javelin, shot-put, marathon, judo, swimming and now football amongst the visually challenged person with a passion for one or more of these sports. Incidentally, the football for the blind is played with a ball with jingles on a specially prepared field. Ten teams from the Indian states of Delhi, Punjab, Rajasthan and West Bengal recently participated in the 4th Indian Blind Sports Association Football Tournament for the Blind held at New Delhi. The finals of this tournament was covered by the AAFT sports production team with a view to creating awareness of the initiative taken in this regard by the Blind Relief Association, amongst the public at large.

GLOBALIZATION OF WORLD HAS INFLUENCED JOURNALISM – SANTOSH BHARTIYA

Veteran journalist, prolific writer and a former member of parliament Santosh Bhartiya said the next generation journalists will have to acquire a good command over Hindi language to do their work in India notwithstanding the emergence of English as the link language across the globe. He was addressing the students of Asian Academy of Film & Television on the inauguration of 61st batch. He further said that Traditional journalism in the fast changing world too has also to appropriately change. Decrying the tendency to sensationalize the news and Prof. Sandeep Marwah said that media must play a meaningful role in building a happy, healthy and balanced Indian society. In his address the renowned Hollywood stunt-actor Colin Handley who has been invited to conduct a workshop, spelled out his recipe for success. Passion, knowledge and skills for the work are required by an aspiring artist to succeed, he added. Tracing his entry into Hollywood the fight choreographer of popular TV serial Baywatch Colin Handley said that he is happy that stunt are increasingly being recognized by the filmmakers and Bollywood too is now producing more and more action films. Member UP Commission for Minorities Sardar Amrit Pal Singh and Member of All India Handloom Board, Ministry of Textile, Govt. of India Yashpal Singh also shared his views with the students.

lms Are a Mature Art Form – David Ofek

Talented and celebrated Israeli director David Ofek was recently invited to conduct a workshop on screen presentation for the students of Asian Academy of Film and Television. In his opening remarks on this occasion Prof Sandeep Marwah described Israel as a culturally vibrant and technologically advanced nation. Theatre has traditionally been a part of social and cultural life of the people of Israel, he added. Lucidly explaining the art of telling a story or conveying a message with moving pictures and sound David Ofek a graduate of Jerusalem film School said that most of the films are narrative films and their makers are the narrator.
He described fiction as a presentation which is mandated to make the viewer imagine and to believe that the events in it are true. He stated that a documentary like a fictional film is a product of film maker’s specific intention of guiding or persuading the viewer’s perception of the world. David Ofek concluded the workshop by remarking that film making is a serious business and the film makers have to be responsive and responsible to the society.

COLUMBIA TO GET THEIR POTENTIAL FILMMAKERS TRAINED IN INDIA

Recognizing the potential of the largest film producing country in the world India’s potential to impart effective film education and training, the fourth largest South American country Columbia with a very high rate of literary is exploring the possibility of getting their nationals trained in this country. And in keeping with the cherished dream of Prime Minister Dr. Man Mohan Singh to make India a superpower by exploiting its human resource, Director of the world renowned Asian Academy of Film & Television Sandeep Marwah has decided to liberise the policy to support the budding artists and to offer full scholarship to promising youngsters from countries with inadequate facility for training in filmmaking. As the first step towards collaborating with Asian Academy of Film & Television senior diplomat Lina Marcela Ibanez accompanied with Paula Gutierrez and Sinthiya Rubio from the Embassy of Columbia in India, recently visited the Academy to explore and discuss the possibility of sponsoring their Spanish speaking nationals for training. The delegation was greatly impressed by the environment obtainable in the vibrant Noida Film City and remarked that their countrymen would be privileged to learn the grammar of filmmaking and television production and to hone their skills in a truly professional environment obtainable at Asian Academy of Film & Television.

INDIA TO LEND A HELPING HAND TO PANAMA IN FILM TRAINING

Friendly relations between Panama and India recently got a shot in arm when taking a cue from the Indian Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh’s vision of making this world a truly global village, the international wing of Asian Academy of Film & Television offered scholarships to the national of this Latin American country. After a meeting with Sandeep Marwah and seeing for himself how this Academy is organized the Ambassador of Panama in India H.E. Mr. Alberto J. Pinzon M. remarked that it is no wonder that Asian Academy of Film & Television is a popular destination for the aspirants of a career in media industry from all over the globe. Panama would like to benefit from the expertise in the field of film making in India, which is the largest film producing country in the world, the Ambassador added Panama is the 3rd largest economy in Central America and the rich culture of Panama has been influenced by that of Spain.