Cannes: AAFT- Asian Academy of Film And Television is participating in the first ever Mobile Cinema Presentation at Cannes, France during the 72nd International Film Festival at Cannes.
A poster of this first presentation was launched at the India Pavilion to highlight first ever Mobile Cinema Competition. “ We are feeling proud to be the part of this first ever Mobile Cinema Presentation at Cannes. I am thankful to Ministry of Information And Broadcasting, Government of India for providing us this platform to launch the poster,” said Sandeep Marwah President of ICMEI.
“I am happy to be here and privileged to release the poster of AAFT presentation in Mobile Cinema,” said Padamshri A.K.Bir renowned filmmaker and National Award winner from India.
“We started the first ever Mobile Film Festival in the World 12 years back in India –International Festival of Cellphone Cinema and now it has grown very big. This time we received 6500 entries from all over the World. We started another one in Budapest Hungry and now part of Cannes Cellphone Cinema Competition,” said Prof. Karl Bardosh filmmaker from New York.
Many filmmakers from all over the World attended the event. The India Pavilion was full of excitement and appreciation. AAFT Alumnus Amit Agarwal and renowned actress from United Kingdom Katianna Ley joined in poster release.
Leena Jaisani Assistant Secretary General FICCI, Ankit Shukla Senior Assistant Director FICCI, Amit Tyagi Additional Director FICCI, Dr. Nagathihalli Chandrashekhar Auther & Film Maker, Marianne Borgo of Goa Film Alliance, Sonia Jean Baptiste of Chelsea Film Festival were also present there.
Aleksandr Nikitin General Director Supra Events of Czech Republic, David of Shreyas Chinga, Ingrid Jean Baptiste of Chelsea Film Festival, Manish K Mani of Shanghai YC Media & Film, Raed Faridzadeh Vice Managing Director Farabi Cinema Foundation, Rajesh K Mohanty Producer 24 FPS Entertainment, Sandrine Jacquinot fashion editor & Stylist , Jedd Tan Model from Paris and Luba Balagova Kandour President Sochi Awards also met Sandeep Marwah.