NEW DELHi :. Vice President of India, M Venkaiah Naidu today conferred National Film Awards for the year 2018in various categories at its 66th edition, held at New Delhi.Union Minister for Information & Broadcasting (I&B), Prakash Javadekar; Secretary, Ministry of I&B, Ravi Mittal; Chairperson, Feature Film Category, Rahul Rawail; Chairperson, Non-Feature Film Category, AS Kanal; Chairperson, Best Writing on Cinema, UtpalBorpujari and other dignitaries were also present on the occasion. Speaking on the occasion, the Vice President spoke on how Violence has no place in democracy and that Film makers must make conscious effort to ensure that dialogues, depiction of characters and costumes reflect India’s culture,customs, practices and traditions. He further added tha
GOA : In a press conference held at IFFI today, Georges Dupont, Director General, International Council for Film Television and Audio-visual Communication (ICFT) announced that ICFT-UNESCO Fellini medal will be awarded to International Film Festival of India (IFFI) on completion of its glorious 50 years. Project Manager, ICFT Ms Xueyuan Hun was also present at the press conference. "We realised IFFI was the place to be. We are happy to learn you are celebrating the 50th year. IFFI is a lighthouse to the rest and you have to shine the light to the rest of the world”, Mr. Dupont said. Movies are becoming more aggressive these days and that is good in a way because now, people can see what actually happened and do not remain blind to their surroundings Mr. Dupont added. Xueyuan Hun spoke a
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