Workshop by Madhav Singla: “Musicians in Front of Camera” with Students of AAFT School of Performing Arts

Noida: The students of the AAFT School of Performing Arts (Music) recently participated in an engaging workshop titled “Musicians in Front of Camera,” conducted by Madhav Singla at Marwah Film City. The workshop aimed to educate students on how to present themselves in various visual media formats, including film, TV programs, stage shows, documentaries, and advertising films.

“The more you practice, the better you become. Music enhances your thinking, culture, values, and art. Every new input brings new zest into the life of a learner,” said Dr. Sandeep Marwah, President of AAFT, emphasizing the importance of continuous learning and practice.

Madhav Singla, reflecting on the workshop, shared, “I believe that our greatest achievements come from making a positive impact in someone’s life—a sentiment I inherited from my mom. Today, I’m thrilled to share a recent experience that allowed me to do just that, not for one individual, but for a group of eager students embarking on their professional journeys.”

In recognition of his contributions and as a gesture of love and respect, Dr. Sandeep Marwah honored Madhav Singla with a life membership of the International Film and Television Club of AAFT.

Workshop on Arri Camera Conducted by Medhadeep Bandyopadhyay at AAFT

Noida: The students of cinema at Marwah Film City recently had the privilege of participating in a specialized workshop on the Arri Camera, led by the esteemed Director of Photography, Medhadeep Bandyopadhyay. This event, held at AAFT, aimed to enhance students’ skills in camera operations and creative filmmaking.

Medhadeep Bandyopadhyay, known for his extensive work in music videos, corporate films, advertising films, short films, and wedding photography, shared his mastery of camera operations and the creative optimum use of cameras. His diverse experience and experimental photography techniques provided students with fresh perspectives and innovative methods in handling cameras and creating short films.

“The workshop introduced numerous new ways of handling cameras and the best practices for creating shorts, drawing from Medhadeep’s rich experience and experimental approaches in photography,” noted Dr. Sandeep Marwah, President of AAFT.

As a gesture of goodwill and respect, Dr. Sandeep Marwah honored Medhadeep Bandyopadhyay with a life membership of the International Film and Television Club of AAFT. This recognition underscores Medhadeep’s contributions to the field and his dedication to nurturing the next generation of filmmakers.

Workshop on Arri Camera Conducted by Medhadeep Bandyopadhyay at AAFT

Powerful Camera Workshop at AAFT School of Cinema

Noida: The AAFT School of Cinema recently hosted an intensive workshop on film photography, underscoring the adventurous and ever-expanding nature of this art form. The workshop emphasized the importance of understanding the complete aesthetics of filmmaking and the creative use of cameras, beyond mere operational knowledge.

“Film photography is an adventure, a journey into the unknown. The more you know, the more you want to learn. At AAFT, we aim to go beyond camera operations; we want students to grasp the entire aesthetic of filmmaking and employ the most creative use of the camera. Our students have excelled in news, current affairs, television, and cinema fictional programs. I frequently receive messages from the industry praising their sincere efforts and caliber in enhancing the quality of any visual media program,” said Dr. Sandeep Marwah, President of AAFT.

The workshop featured sessions on the Red Camera, conducted by industry experts Mukesh Shukla, Ketakee Arun Desai, and Raj Peddiniti from Mumbai. The sessions invigorated students, filling them with enthusiasm and a renewed energy. The opportunity to learn from such experienced professionals, particularly in the realm of film cameras, was invaluable.

The two-day workshop culminated with Dr. Sandeep Marwah presenting life memberships of the International Film and Television Club of AAFT to the esteemed dignitaries, acknowledging their contributions and expertise. This event marks yet another milestone for AAFT in its mission to provide comprehensive education and practical experience in the field of film and media, fostering the next generation of creative talents.

Deepa Chandra Awarded Life Membership of International Women’s Film Forum

Noida:— Deepa Chandra, a distinguished media personality and former Additional Director General of Doordarshan, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Government of India, has been honored with a life membership of the International Women’s Film Forum (IWFF) at Marwah Studios during her visit to Noida Film City.

Expressing her admiration for the facilities and initiatives at Marwah Studios and AAFT University, Deepa Chandra remarked, “I am thrilled to see the quality, infrastructure, and various activities here at Noida Film City. Dr. Sandeep Marwah has single-handedly created a revolution in the entertainment industry, with Noida Film City at its epicentre. I must congratulate him for his success.”

Dr. Sandeep Marwah, the founder of Marwah Studios, presented the life membership to Deepa Chandra, acknowledging her contributions to the media industry. “We are pleased to invite Deepa Chandra, one of the most capable officers from Doordarshan, to be part of the International Women’s Film Forum. I am sure her advice will take this organization to new heights,” said Dr. Marwah.

Deepa Chandra was accompanied by her husband during the ceremony, further emphasizing the support and recognition she has garnered over her illustrious career.

The International Women’s Film Forum, under the aegis of Marwah Studios, continues to support and empower women in the film and media industry. This new addition of Deepa Chandra as a life member is expected to bring in valuable insights and guidance, propelling the forum to achieve greater milestones.

AAFT School of PR, Events, and Advertising Signs MOU with EMMA

Noida: In a landmark move, the AAFT School of PR, Events, and Advertising has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Event and Entertainment Management Association (EMMA), the premier body in the nation for events. This collaboration aims to provide significant placement support to students in their final semester. “This is the biggest break the students of AAFT School of PR, Events, and Advertising can get,” said Dr. Sandeep Marwah, President of the School, following the signing of the MOU with EMMA.

The MOU was signed at Marwah Studios with Dr. Sandeep Marwah and Vipul Pandhi, Vice President North of EMMA, exchanging notes. Other notable attendees included Ruchin Kohli, Joint Secretary, and Tushar Malik, Zonal Manager from EMMA, along with Albeena Abbas from AAFT.

Vipul Pandhi, addressing the press, highlighted the growing market of the events industry and the need for educated and trained personnel. “AAFT students are well-groomed and have a wonderful scope to do well in the industry,” he remarked.

The collaboration is expected to provide students with ample opportunities to explore and learn with the support of EMMA. Dr. Sandeep Marwah expressed confidence that every student would benefit from this partnership.

To mark the occasion, Dr. Marwah presented life memberships of the International Film and Television Club of AAFT to all the dignitaries, as a token of respect and appreciation. The event was supported by the International Chamber of Media and Entertainment Industry.

Manoj Bajpayee Promotes New Feature Film “Bhaiyya Ji” at Marwah Studios

Noida: Celebrated actor Manoj Bajpayee, renowned for his versatile performances, visited Marwah Studios for the promotion of his upcoming film “Bhaiyya Ji” at Noida Film City. Reflecting on his longstanding relationship with Marwah Studios, Bajpayee reminisced, “I have thirty years of relations with Marwah Studios. My film Bandit Queen Phoolan Devi was shot here way back in 1993. I have returned several times for the promotion of my other films as well. This is the oldest studio in North India.”

The event generated immense excitement among the students, with hundreds of AAFTians capturing the vibrant atmosphere on their mobile cameras. “Bhaiyya Ji” is a compelling narrative about a man who stands up for his family and seeks revenge for the injustices done to his loved ones.

During the event, Bajpayee engaged with the students of AAFT, answering a multitude of questions not only about his latest film but also about his career, film journey, and various characters he has portrayed over the years. His insights were invaluable for the aspiring filmmakers and actors present.

Dr. Sandeep Marwah, founder of Marwah Studios, congratulated Manoj Bajpayee on his remarkable achievement of completing 30 years in the film industry and the release of his 100th feature film. To honor his contributions, Dr. Marwah presented Bajpayee with a life membership of the International Film and Television Research Centre of AAFT. The event was a testament to Manoj Bajpayee’s enduring legacy and his profound impact on Indian cinema. The event was supported by International Chamber of Media and Entertainment Industry.

Dr. Sandeep Marwah Appointed Chair for Indo Namibia Film and Cultural Forum

Noida:  In a momentous event, Dr. Sandeep Marwah was nominated as the Chair for the Indo Namibia Film and Cultural Forum. His Excellency Gabriel P. Sinimbo, High Commissioner of Namibia to India, presented the certificate to Dr. Marwah during his visit to the international headquarters of the International Chamber of Media and Entertainment Industry (ICMEI) at Noida Film City.

His Excellency expressed his confidence in Dr. Marwah’s leadership, stating, “It is a proud moment for all of us to nominate Dr. Sandeep Marwah as the Chair for the Indo Namibia Film and Cultural Forum. I am sure that this forum under the ICMEI will grow rapidly and yield significant results in a short period.”

Dr. Sandeep Marwah, an eminent figure in the media and entertainment industry, responded with gratitude and commitment. “I am thankful to His Excellency for this gesture. I will leave no stone unturned to make this newly formed association a vibrant and successful organization. We are handing over the scholarship today to a deserving student from Namibia, taking our relations to the next level,” said Dr. Marwah, President of ICMEI and Chair for the Indo Namibia Film and Cultural Forum.

Dr. Marwah is a distinguished individual with a remarkable career. He is the founder of Noida Film City, Marwah Studios, and the Asian Academy of Film and Television. He also serves as the founding Chancellor of AAFT University and the founding President of ICMEI. Dr. Marwah holds nine world records and is highly decorated in the Republic of India. He is a board member of various ministries, including the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Ministry of Education, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Ministry of Skill Development, and Ministry of Sports and Youth.

This appointment marks a significant milestone in the cultural and educational collaboration between India and Namibia, promising to foster deeper ties and mutual growth.

Indo Namibia Cultural Forum Presents Scholarship to Deserving Namibian Student

Noida: In a significant step towards fostering international cultural and educational ties, the Indo Namibia Film and Cultural Forum, in collaboration with the High Commission of Namibia, presented a scholarship to a deserving student from Namibia. The scholarship, offered by AAFT University, covers a short-term course of the student’s choice, including boarding and lodging for three months in India.

“We are proud to be associated with the High Commission of Namibia and to establish this powerful organization of Indo Namibia Film and Cultural Forum under the patronage of His Excellency Gabriel P. Sinimbo, High Commissioner of Namibia to India,” said Dr. Sandeep Marwah, President of Marwah Studios and ICMEI. This initiative is part of the International Chamber of Media and Entertainment Industry’s ongoing international programs. It aims to enhance cultural exchange and provide educational opportunities to talented individuals from Namibia.

His Excellency Gabriel P. Sinimbo expressed his gratitude, saying, “I am more than happy to receive the scholarship from Dr. Sandeep Marwah, now Chair for Indo Gambia Film and Cultural Forum. Soon you will find students from Namibia learning cinema here. We are also ready for more collaborations in the future.” This scholarship marks a new chapter in the Indo-Namibian relationship, promoting cultural understanding and offering Namibian students the opportunity to gain valuable skills and experiences in India.

Star Cast of Feature Film “Namacool” Visits Marwah Studios

Noida: In a vibrant celebration of cinema, Marwah Studios welcomed the lead star cast of the feature film “Namacool,” including Aaron Koul, Abhinav Sharma, and Anushka Kaushik. The event, organized by the International Chamber of Media and Entertainment Industry at AAFT Noida Film City, provided an engaging platform for the stars to interact with students and share insights into the world of filmmaking.

Dr. Sandeep Marwah, President of Marwah Studios and Chancellor of AAFT University, addressed the audience, emphasizing the profound impact of cinema. “Cinema can fill the empty spaces of your life and loneliness. It is the best source of entertainment. Making a feature film is as challenging as establishing a new manufacturing unit, which is why I have immense respect for every film. I consider feature films a true piece of art,” he stated.

The interaction between the star cast and the students was both enlightening and inspiring. Students eagerly asked questions, seeking to fulfill their desires to know more about the intricacies of cinema and the journey of making a successful film.

In a gesture of appreciation and goodwill, Dr. Sandeep Marwah presented the star cast with life membership of the International Film and Television Club of AAFT, marking the occasion with best wishes and blessings. The event was a testament to the collaborative spirit of the film industry and the passion for cinema shared by both the creators and the audience.

Sandeep Marwah Nominated Global IGC Chair for Media & Arts in the United Kingdom

London, UK: In a landmark announcement, Dr. Sandeep Marwah, a distinguished international personality and media icon, has been nominated as the Global Chair for the Media and Arts Division of Ishkama Global Change (IGC). This significant nomination was made public by Abhnash Bains, the founder and CEO of Ishkama Global Change, during a recent press interaction in London.

Dr. Sandeep Marwah, the visionary founder of Noida Film City and a holder of nine world records, is a towering figure in the media and entertainment industry. His contributions as the Chancellor of AAFT University of Media and Arts, coupled with his reputation as an educator and philanthropist, have left an indelible mark on the global stage.

Abhnash Bains extended this prestigious invitation to Dr. Marwah during her visit to the international headquarters of the International Chamber of Media and Entertainment Industry at Marwah Studios in Noida. She emphasized the critical role Dr. Marwah will play in advancing the mission of IGC, particularly in the context of media and arts.

“I am deeply honored to accept this nomination and to join the advisory committee of IGC,” said Dr. Sandeep Marwah. “This platform presents a unique opportunity to collaborate with global leaders and institutions to drive meaningful change, especially in promoting the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goal 5 on Gender Equality.”

In his new role, Dr. Marwah will also inaugurate the forthcoming Global Convention organized by Ishkama Global Change in London. This high-profile event aims to foster dialogue and collaboration among MPs, Ministers, and influential stakeholders across the UK, and extend its reach to international bodies such as the UN, EU, AU, GCC, and Commonwealth. The convention will also engage Governments, Corporates, Business Leaders, Foundations, Universities, and Civil Society.

Abhnash Bains highlighted the critical importance of this initiative, stating, “Dr. Marwah’s leadership and vision will be instrumental in driving our agenda forward. His vast experience and commitment to education and philanthropy align perfectly with our goals at Ishkama Global Change.”

The Ishkama Global Change (IGC) is dedicated to facilitating global consultations and meetings aimed at fostering sustainable development and social justice. By focusing on SDG 5, Gender Equality, IGC strives to create a more equitable and inclusive world.