In an Industry First, Mediakraft to Launch the Documentary Series 6.9 Sikkim Rising Live Over Internet

NEW DELHI, India, February 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --

Mediakraft announced that in two weeks' time it will launch the documentary series 6.9 Sikkim Rising live over Internet. The press conference of the launch will be held in New Delhi, India and will be streamed live internationally. 6.9 Sikkim Rising documentary series is an independent production initiative undertaken by Mediakraft to help the earthquake victims of Sikkim, a disaster affected state in India. The press conference and live launch of a documentary series over the Internet is an industry first in India.

Primarily made for distribution by Video on Demand (VOD) over the Internet, the pilot episode of the 6-hour long travelogue-cum-documentary series will be made available live for the general public and national and international press and media executives.

After the launch, the project will also be made available to various international, national and regional mainstream TV channels on a revenue share/royalty basis between February and March 2012.

"I am delighted that we have already received over 2,500 likes on Facebook and around 150 followers on Twitter, a number that includes international journalists. This has been achieved within a few weeks of the project's details being made public on Facebook, Twitter and Youtube. Our supporter base is growing by the day. Considering people are also talking about this project internationally we expect a good number of participants from across the world for the live launch," said Aditya Basu, Managing Director, Mediakraft Pvt. Ltd.

Mediakraft Pvt. Ltd. has undertaken a noble venture to make a travelogue documentary mini-series on the effects of the 6.9 magnitude earthquake that hit Sikkim on 18 September 2011 evening. The tremors of the quake were felt wide across the Indian subcontinent. In the course of the series the plight of the people of Sikkim will be highlighted along with in-depth coverage of the socio-economic problems being faced by Sikkim post the earthquake.

To make people aware of the issue the series will be made available to the regional, national and international markets via both the New and the Old Media. An abridged version will be made available for special hall screenings on request and will be released over the Internet.

"We intend to create international awareness about what has happened in Sikkim and will highlight how Sikkim needs additional funding and an increase in tourism related revenues. I will also like to thank the scores of people and companies who have come forward to help us in making this project a success," said Aditya Basu. "We also intend to donate 10% of our profits to government and non-government initiatives in Sikkim. We are also planning to launch 6.9 Sikkim Rising branded merchandise to raise funds for the earthquake affected people and their rehabilitation," Aditya Basu added.

Our Official Project Pages:

Facebook:

http://www.facebook.com/SikkimRising

Twitter:

https://twitter.com/SikkimRising

YouTube Channel:

http://www.youtube.com/MediakraftGlobal

Mediakraft:

http://www.mediakraft.in/sikkim/

http://www.mediakraft.in/sikkim/sikkimrising/

List of Our Team and Project Partners:

https://www.facebook.com/SikkimRising?sk=app_176217385757369

EDITORS NOTE:

Access Multimedia Content:

To access Video Trailers and High Resolution Stills please visit the following link

http://www.mediakraft.in/sikkim/sikkimrising/pr/feb82012/

About the Director and Producer:

The project is produced and directed by Aditya Basu who has over 16 years' experience in working in various fields of the media industry like national and regional non-fiction tv productions, national and regional tv news and international a/v & text news publishing over the internet catering to international markets.

Aditya Basu has been involved in the production of over 40 documentary films (24 Independent Documentary Film Episodes of 3 Documentary Series + Over 16 Independent Documentary Films) financed by various Govt. and Private Non-Fiction TV Channels and TV News Companies.

Aditya Basu has also been, for the last three consecutive years, a part of the jury for the International Digital Emmy Awards in the Non-Fiction Category which is held every year in conjunction with the MIPTV Awards in Cannes, France.

6.9 Sikkim Rising Project Partners:

Legal Partner: Legal Orbit:

Legal Orbit (the "Firm") is a young, dynamic and progressive full service Indian law firm rendering legal services with a client focused and solution oriented approach. The Firm provides with a "one stop shop" seamless service for all the legal requirements of its clients.

The Firm has been established by a passionate and dedicated team of leading legal professionals having rich consulting and industry experience. The Firm has an integrated approach to transactions with an ability to provide quality corporate advisory, consulting and litigation related services. The team has a fresh solutions-oriented approach keeping in view the commercial requirements of the client and an ability to deliver professional services of the highest quality, combining technical excellence with a practical approach.

Animation Partner: Virtualinfocom:

We at Virtual Information and Communications (virtualinfocom) believe in the perfect mix of imaginative and innovative efficiency, coupled with ground breaking technology provides our customers with the state of the art products and services.

Our company comes as a breath of fresh air to our customers as being an entity that provides a host of different services such as Mobile Applications , iphone applications , mobile gaming and ad promotion, Ad-commercials and Short films, Corporate Films, Animated Movies, Music Videos,Visual/Special Effects, Software Development, Webpage Designing and Management Solution Tools under one roof.

http://www.virtualinfocom.com/

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About Mediakraft:

Mediakraft Pvt. Ltd. is a digital content production, publishing and distribution company based in New Delhi, India. We create and distribute A/V and Textual/GFX content internationally via both the new and the old media platforms. We specialise in non fiction content production, publishing and distribution of Documentary Films, Documentary Series, Corporate Films, Promotional Films, Podcasts, Vodcasts etc.

URL: http://www.mediakraft.in

Contact:
Aditya Basu
Managing Director,
Mediakraft Pvt. Ltd.
Email: info@mediakraft.in
Direct Phone: +91-11-3253-4127
FAX:  +91-11-4132-4389
Mobile: +91-9971483182
URL: http://www.mediakraft.in

Address:
Mediakraft Pvt. Ltd.,
D12, G/F, Kailash Colony
New Delhi 110048,
India


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