Channels advised to exercise restraint and display sensitivity and caution while showing reality shows and programmes Move expected to prevent distressing impact on young and impressionable children New Delhi : I&B Ministry has noticed that several dance based reality TV shows portray young children performing dance moves originally done by adults in movies and other popular modes of entertainment. These moves are often suggestive and age-inappropriate. Such acts may also have distressing impact on children, impacting them at a young and impressionable age. All private satellite TV Channels are expected to abide by the provisions contained in Programme & Advertising Codes prescribed under the Cable Television Networks (Regulation) Act, 1995 and rules framed. As per the rules...
A solo show by Dr. Meenu Kumar Gurgaon : The exhibition she-shakti is ongoing till July 25, 2019 at Cosmo Arts (India) Gallery, DLF Phase 1, Gurgaon for art lovers and connoisseurs. Dr. Meenu Kumar, the director of Cosmo Arts India Gallery celebrated woman empowerment with the Socio Creative movement SHE-SHAKTI, a solo show which showcased in an opening ceremony of Art Exhibition at Alliance Fracaise. She-Shakti is a campaign, which endorses Metoo movement. She-Shakti force within which is awaiting to express with boldness and beauty! She Shakti is transformative and transcending and therefore yogic; creative and nurturing; synthesising and connecting the disparate and opposites. Spiritual comprehensiveness cannot be attained without She Shakti the innate power of being. Well, following...
Anant Kumar /STI Correspondent PUNE : Breaking yet another new ground, Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) Pune has announced, for the first time, a course in Film Criticism and the Art of Review. The 20-day Course would be conducted from 28th May to 19th June, 2019 in Delhi in association with Indian Institute of Mass Communication (IIMC), Delhi. Talking about the course, Shri Bhupendra Kainthola, Director, FTII, said that it meets a long-standing demand of cinema critics, film reviewers, film bloggers, research scholars, film academics and just about anyone who has more than ordinary interest in cinema. He added that one needs to know how to ‘read’ a film in order to review it, the tools for which will be provided through this course. The course would be helmed by Bhop
Basic Film Orientation Course for Children (Pune) Post Date: 02 Apr, 2019 Basic Film Orientation Course for Children (1) Dates: 07th to 13th May 2019 including Sat & Sun (2) Timings: 10 am to 5.30 pm (3) Age: from 11 to 17 years (4) Nationality: Indian (5) No. of participants: 40 – 50 per batch. The course will not be conducted if there are less than 40 participants per batch. (6) Venue: FTII, Pune (7) Fees: Rs 7,000/- per participant (Demand Draft to be drawn in favour of “Accounts Officer, Film and TV Institute of India, Pune”, and should be payable at Pune) (8) How to apply: Participant need to apply either for Batch I OR for Batch II. Download the application form from website of FTII, fill – in all the details, attach required Demand Draft and deliver it in person or speed
FTII Announces Acting and Film Making Courses for Children During Summer Holidays. Post Date: 30 Mar, 2019 FTII Announces Acting and Film Making Courses for Children During Summer Holidays. For the third consecutive year in a row, children have a lot to look forward to from Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) Pune this summer! Short courses in Acting and Film Making have been announced. A 15-day BASIC ACTING WORKSHOP FOR CHILDREN of age 7-17 will be held from 7-21 May 2019 in two batches (forenoon and afternoon). (a) Age 07 to 11 years – Morning batch (9.30 am to 1 pm) (b) Age 12 to 17 years – Afternoon batch (2.30pm to 06 pm) The Workshop aims to help kids shape their body language and improve their learning skills. It will familiarize them with a range of ac
Mumbai: Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will inaugurate the National Museum of Indian Cinema (NMIC)in Mumbai on 19th January . The state-of-the-art Museum, built at a cost of Rs. 140.61 crore,aims to take its visitors through an absorbing journey of over a century of Indian cinema in a story telling mode with the help of visuals, graphics, artifacts, interactive exhibits and multimedia expositions. The creation of the Museum has been guided by the Museum Advisory Committee headed by Shri ShyamBenegal. An innovation Committee headed by Shri Prasoon Joshi was also constituted to provide an upgrade to NMIC. The Museum is housed in two buildings – the New Museum Building and the 19thcentury historic palace Gulshan Mahal – in the Films Division campus in Mumbai. The New Museum Building ha
Mrinal Sen was a prolific filmmaker whose movies had a deep impact in Indian society: Amit Khare Festivals like Indian Panorama Film Festival should be organized all across the country: Shri Amit Khare, Secretary, Ministry of I&B NEW DELHI : Indian Panorama Film Festival, being organized by Directorate of Film Festivals, Ministry of I&B, was inaugurated today by Secretary, Ministry of I&B, Amit Khare in the presence of Shaji N Karun,the director of the opening feature film ‘Olu’,at Siri Fort Auditorium II, New Delhi. At the outset, Secretary, Ministry of I&B, Shri Amit Khare recalled the contribution of the recently deceased prolific filmmaker Mrinal Sen and the impact his movies had on our society. He also talked about the contribution of the trioka of Mrinal S
GD Goenka University Organises ‘Fotographia 2018’ the 2nd International Students’ Film and Photography Festival Dwij: Twice Born got awarded in short film categoryThe 2nd edition of the film and photography festival Fotographia showcased different shades of lives in movies and photographs The theme of the Festival was “Beautiful Lives: Human Dignity, Human Rights.” New Delhi : Blooming Buds, the movie exploring the delicate relationship of a mother and daughter after the former’s divorce made by Anahita Singh of State Institute of Film and Television. Rohtak was selected the best long film at ‘Fotographia 2018’, the 2nd International Film and Photography Festival of School of Communication, GD Goenka University. While Dwij: Twice Born was awarded in the short movie category. The award for
NEW DELHI : The Archaeological Survey of India, an organisation under the Ministry of Culture, Government of India, in an order issued today, decided to allow photography within the premises of all centrally protected monuments/sites (except 3). However, the 3 monuments/sites in which the photography would not be permitted are Ajanta Caves and LehPalace having paintings, and Mausoleum of Taj Mahal, Agra. The above comes in the wake of the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi observing in his Speech at the Inaugural Event of ‘Dharohar Bhawan’ in New Delhi today that Space Technology in the modern era has developed to such an extent that one can photograph even minute objects from far off distances, and in this background , it is indeed ironical to restrict the tourists/visitors from taking pho
NEW DELHI : Every year, 18th April is celebrated Worldwide as World Heritage Day to create awareness about Heritage among communities. This year the theme is Heritage for Generations emphasizing on inter-generational transfer of knowledge. National Rail Museum, New Delhi has chalked out an elaborate programme to celebrate World Heritage Day. The focus shall be to foster dialogue and interaction between generations. For this, children, students and senior citizens will be given free entry to the museum on 18th April, 2018. There will be three story telling sessions by Nivesh India scheduled between 1130am to 2PM at Indoor gallery (Programme attached). ShriYash Pal Gupta, Retired Member, Railway Board shall be sharing his reminiscences about revival of century old Morris Fire Engine wh