All Lights India International Film Festival (ALIIFF) 2018:  Entries invited...

ALIIFF 2018 will be held as part of Indywood Film Carnival Winners will be rewarded with cash prize, a certificate and a trophy 10 billion US dollar Project Indywood is organising Indywood Film Carnival NRI industrialist Sohan Roy spearheads Indywood and ALIIFF Kochi (February 16, 2018): All Lights India International Film Festival (ALIIFF), the film festival arm of 10 billion US dollar Project Indywood, has invited entries from filmmakers, international and domestic, to the fourth edition of festival which will be held at Hyderabad, India from December 1 to 4. The National award winner Balachandra Menon, a multifaceted personality in Indian Film Industry, is designated as the Festival Director for ALIIFF 2018. He holds a unique world record for handling various sections in film. Apart from acting he has done direction, scriptwriting, story and dialogues in 29 films. Feature Films, Short Films, Documentaries, Student Short Films and Indian movies of any duration produced from Jan 2017 to June 2018 are eligible for participation in the competition category. Debut directors can also submit applications. IV Sasi Memorial award for Best Indian Debut Director has been instituted under competition category in the memory of late Indian Director Shri. IV Sasi, former director of ALIIFF 2016. Under the Out of competition section we have exclusive categories for animation, children’s films and short film showcase. Interested candidates can submit entries through www.aliiff.com, Withoutabox (https://www.withoutabox.com/) or FilmFreeway (https://filmfreeway.com/). The early bird deadline will close by May 15 and the regular deadline will end on July 15. The winners will be rewarded with cash prize, a certificate and a trophy. The third edition of ALIIFF was a resounding success in terms of movie screening and participation. 135 movies crafted by brilliant technicians from 50 countries...

Film sector should create more employment opportunities: Minister TP Ramakrishnan...

Hyderabad to host fourth edition of Indywood Film Carnival Indywood Film Carnival Journalism Awards distributed The Consulate of Maldives in Kerala Deputy Consul Jaadhulla Hussain Thaufeeg was the special invitee. The winners were rewarded with Rs. 10,000, a plaque and a citation 10 billion US dollar Project Indywood organised the event Thiruvananthapuram (10-02-2018): The fourth edition of Indywood Film Carnival (IFC 2018) will be held at Hyderabad from December 1 to 4. “The carnival will draw in 50,000 footfalls, 5000 trade delegates from over 100 countries, 500 plus investors, 300 exhibitors and 3500 plus talents from across the country,” said Indywood Founder Director Sohan Roy. He was addressing the media at a function held at Technopark-based Aries Epica Studio on Friday. The IFC 2018 logo was also released at the function. IFC 2018 is an ambitious initiative of 10 billion US dollar Project Indywood which is being promoted by 2000 Indian billionaires and corporate. Sohan Roy who is also the Chairman and CEO of UAE-based Aries Group spearheads Project Indywood. Indywood Founder Director Sohan Roy addressing the gathering Kerala Minister for Labour and Excise TP Ramakrishnan delivering the inaugural address Earlier Minister for Labour and Excise TP Ramakrishnan distributed the awards for journalists and media houses for best reportage on third edition of Indywood Film Carnival held at Ramoji Film City from December 1 to 4 last year. “If Indian Film Industry, one of the largest markets in the world, works together more achievements can be grabbed. The growth of Indian Film Industry will generate employment opportunities. If we utilize the potential effectively youngsters and the nation will benefit,” said Minister Ramakrishnan. He added that the Kerala Government will support the initiatives of Indywood to increase job opportunities. The...
Project Indywood materializes Rs 300 crore ‘Mahavir Karna’ movie

Project Indywood materializes Rs 300 crore ‘Mahavir Karna’ movie...

Tamil superstar Vikram will play the lead role New York-based United Film Kingdom will produce the big budget movie  Indywood also has channelized Rs 1000 crore Mahabharata and Rs 400 crore Sanghamitra Kochi (08-01-2018): In a remarkable achievement, Indywood, a platform to unite stakeholders in Indian Film Industry under one roof, has attracted Rs 300 crore investment from New York-based United Film Kingdom to produce the magnum opus movie titled Mahavir Karna. Indywood Founder Director Sohan Roy played a significant role in drawing the global investor to bankroll the film starring Tamil superstar Vikram. The film will be directed by RS Vimal who shot through fame with his blockbuster debut Malayalam movie Ennu Ninte Moideen. Mahavir Karna is slated to release in 2019 and the shooting will commence in October this year. The movie will be shot primarily in Hindi and will be dubbed into 30 languages. RS Vimal said that best talents and leading technicians from across the globe will be part of the big budget movie based on epic Mahabharata. “It is a proud moment for Indian Film Industry. We are really excited to associate with Mahavir Karna,” said Sohan Roy. Indywood, a USD 10 billion project, which aims at elevating Indian film industry to a global platform in the next five years, is promoted by a consortium of 2000 Indian corporates and billionaires. The consortium is expected to open 10000 multiplex screens across the country and will be producing 1000 movies in the next five years. For more details, please visit: Indywood Film Carnival – http://www.indywood.co.in/ Sohan Roy – http://sohanroy.com/ Indywood Film Market: http://www.ifm.co.in/ Indywood Talent Hunt: http://indywoodtalenthunt.com/ ALIIFF: http://aliiff.com/ For PR enquiries, contact Mukesh M Nair Media Head 9539009983...
Renowned Journalists Honoured with Indywood Media Excellence Awards 2017 at Hyderabad

Renowned Journalists Honoured with Indywood Media Excellence Awards 2017 at Hyderabad...

Hyderabad, India: The prestigious Indywood Media Excellence Awards 2017, powered by Alubond concluded successfully at Ramoji Film City, Hyderabad on 1st December 2017. The awardwas organised to recognize and facilitate journalists for their relentless services and efforts made to keep us abreast with the latest happenings across the globe.Mr. Mohammed Ibrahim Al Qahtani was the chief gues for the event. Nawab ShajiUlMulk, Charimen of Mulk Holdings was a special guest and award presenter at the event. Mr. Sami Syed, CEO of Phoenix International Group of companies and Mr. Suresh C Pillai, CEO of Mark Technologies WLLgraced the occasion and presented awards to the winners. Recognizing the contributions, outstanding services and accomplishments spanning through a career in journalism, Indywood Media Excellence Award – Lifetime Achievement awardwas bestowed upon Mr. KhajaQuayum Anwar, Editor in Chief, T News; Mr. Anil Wanvari, Founder / CEO / Editor in chief, Indian television was bestowed with Lifetime Achievement for Entrepreneurship; Ms.RatnottamaSengupta, Managing Partner, Winning Management Concepts LLP / Former Arts Editor, The Times of India was bestowed with lifetime Achievement award for Entertainment Media; Mr. M.A. Rahim, Sr. most journalist and Social worker was bestowed with Life Time Achievement for Media Services and Mr. Kamlesh Pandey, Chief Sub editor, Sanmarg was awarded with Life Time Achievement for Social Welfare of Journalist. Mohammed Ibrahim Al Qahtani  and Indywood Founder Director Sohan Roy with the Indywood Media Excellence  award winners. Indywood Media Excellence Awards was bestowed upon the talented minds in the industry in 4 different categories: Visual Media, Online Media, Print Media and PR & Branding. The winners included Ms.SurekhaAbburi, Bureau Incharge, Sahara Samay (Journalist-Political Affairs); Mr. Krishna Kambalapally, Channel Head, TNN News (Journalism – Media Administration); Mr. Byju G Melila, Producer, Asianet (Journalist – Media...
Indywood Film Carnival Concluded –  Indian Billionaires Club Takes Centrestage

Indywood Film Carnival Concluded – Indian Billionaires Club Takes Centrestage...

The third edition of Indywood Film Carnival power packed with entertainment and fun concluded at Ramoji Film City Over 50 billionaires and tycoons from 100 plus countries attended Leading NRI entrepreneurs were honoured with Pravasi Ratna awards UAE-based NRI industrialist Sohan Roy spearheads Indywood Bollywood actress Jayaprada and senior director cum actor K Vishwanath were honoured for their valuable contributions to Indian Film Industry Hyderabad: Indywood Film Carnival positioned as one of the largest film based events in the world was held from 1st – 4th December at Hyderabad-based Ramoji Film City, the largest film studio in the world. A grand meet of movers and shakers from over 100 countries was the major attraction of the third edition of Indywood Film Carnival, a flagship event organized by 10 billion US dollar Project Indywood. The event organized to accelerate foreign direct investment in entertainment sector in the country witnessed huge participation of Middle East-based NRI entrepreneurs. UAE-based NRI industrialist Sohan Roy spearheads Project Indywood which is being promoted by 2000 Indian billionaires and corporates. Sohan Roy who is also the Chairman and CEO of UAE-based Aries Group aims at initiating 10,000 new 4K projection multiplex screens, 100,000 2K/4K projection home cinemas, 8K/4Kfilm studios, 100 animation/VFX studios and film schools conforming to international standards. Telangana State Film Development Corporation Chairman P. Ram Mohan Rao, Telangana Information and Public Relations Department Commissioner Navin Mittal IAS, Eenaadu Group Chairman Ramoji Rao, Thorir Ibsen, Ambassador of Iceland to India and In Jae Kim, Seoul City Governor, South Korea, P Kiran, President, Telangana Film Chamber of Commerce, Telangana IT Secretary Jayesh Ranjan IAS and FEFKA General Secretary B Unnikrishnan, National award winning Action Director Peter Hein and National Award winning art director Sabu Cyril, Cinematographers S Ravi Varman, Priya Seth...
Renowned IT Organisations and Personalities Honoured During Indywood IT Excellence Awards 2017

Renowned IT Organisations and Personalities Honoured During Indywood IT Excellence Awards 2017...

Hyderabad, India: The prestigious Indywood IT Excellence Awards 2017 concluded successfully at Ramoji Film City, Hyderabad on 1st December 2017. The awardwas organised to recognize and facilitate efforts made by IT organisations and personalitiestowards the development of their sector.Mr. Mohammed Ibrahim Al Qahtani, senior advisor to Saudi Aramco was the chief guest of the event. Recognizing the contributions of an individual over the whole of a career, rather than or in addition to single contributions, Indywood IT Excellence Award – Lifetime Achievement awardwas bestowed upon Mr.V. Senthil Kumar, Co-Founder, Qube Cinema Technologies. Mr.SaiprasadAkkeneni, Director, Prasad Corporation Ltd was honoured with the Personality of the year awardfor his contributions towards the entertainment sector. Indywood IT Excellence Awards for Entrepreneurs was bestowed upon individuals to recognize and celebrate their ideas, innovation and inspirationthat have made a huge impact onto their industry. The winners included Mr. Rahul Gedupudi, CEO, Kensium Solutions, Mr. Nagarajan, Founder & Managing Director, Winsols Studios Pvt Ltd, Mr. Dasaradha R Gude, Chairman & CEO, Invecas Technologies Pvt. Ltd, Mr. Niranjan Chintam, Executive Chairman, Kellton Tech Solutions Limited, Mr. Varun Chandran, CEO, Corporate360, Mr. Ashok Reddy, Founder & CEO, Landmark IT Solutions and Mr. Hari Bharadwaj, CEO & MD, MyIndMedtech Innovations Pvt Ltd. Other category awards were also presented during the Indywood IT Excellence Awards 2017. Award for Leader in Technology Innovation was presented to Tata Consultancy Services (TCS). Award for Technology Leader of the Yearwas bestowed upon Cisco Systems; Qube Cinema Technologies Pvt Ltdwas honoured with Global Cinema and Technology Innovationaward; Prasad Groupwas honored with Global Cinema and Technology Excellence Award; Tech Mahindra Ltdwas presented with Best Information technology Service provider of the yearaward; CA Technologies was named Leading Technology Service Provider; Most innovative IT all-rounder 2017 was...