NOIDA, India, June 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --
Amidst a grand show at Asian Academy of Film and Television, Marwah Studios Complex at Noida, Film City, the formal announcement was made about the formation and launching of a new organization to develop and promote relations between the two countries, Republic of India and Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela.
"It is a long awaited plan of the Government of Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela to create an association with its Indian counterpart to develop relations through films, arts, culture and media. This is a miracle when an amalgamation of all these was under one roof of ICMEI-International Chamber of Media And Entertainment Industry today," said H.E. Augusto Montiel, Ambassador of Venezuela to India, addressing a large gathering of national and international film, television, media professionals and people from the art and culture fraternity.
"Venezuela has a lot to offer in terms of art and culture. We have already opened a cultural centre in New Delhi. ICMEI is going to be the extension of our efforts. All are invited to be a part of these two centres at Noida and Delhi. We have grown much bigger in one day," said the Ambassador, appreciating the large network of 162 countries of ICMEI.
The renowned film, television and media personality and five time World Record holder Sandeep Marwah, President of Marwah Studios, was honored by the Ambassador and also nominated as the Chairperson of Indo-Venezuela Film Association.
"It is important to bring the relationship between the two countries close to each other and films, art and culture is the best way to start with. At Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela we are proud at our choice of Sandeep Marwah. He is a well experienced media professional and he understands very well the cultural diplomacy," added the Ambassador.
"I am honored and now committed to the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela. My energy will be used to build up powerful relations between the two countries," said Sandeep Marwah who has earlier been nominated as Global Cultural Minister, Global Peace Ambassador and International Media Guru on different occasions. Later Marwah honored Montiel with the patron ship of the Indo-Venezuela Film Association.
Located in heart of film city of Noida, Asian Academy of Film & Television (AAFT) has been imparting education and training in various areas of cinema and mass media since last 25 years. Asian Academy of Film & Television is committed to excellence in film and television education and training so that its alumni, through their work, may make it a better world one day than it is today. AAFT is headed by an internationally acclaimed personality Prof. Sandeep Marwah.
AAFT enjoys its proximity to several renowned production houses and satellite TV news channels and provides an environment which is conducive in training the media professionals. AAFT has however, remained steadfast in its objective of providing cost effective education and training to the aspirants of a career in media industry. It has grown as one of the finest institutions not only in India but also abroad and has trained students from over 120 countries.
SOURCE Asian Academy of Film & Television