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Indywood Talent Club Invites Entries For Global CSR Video Contest

Initiative to boost CSR activities

Indywood Talent Club invites entries for global CSR video contest

  • The winner will be rewarded with a cash prize of Rs 1 lakh and a plethora of opportunities to work in the global film industry including Hollywood
  • Selected entries will be screened at 4th edition of Indywood Film Carnival which will be held at HITEX Convention Centre from 1st to 4th of December 2018
  • 30th September is the last day for submission

Hyderabad (03-07-2018): In an effort to create awareness about the importance of CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) activities, Indywood Talent Club, a worldwide network of student clubs aimed at promoting art and culture and managed by Indywood Talent Hunt, has invited entries for international-level video contest based on CSR related themes.

Hyderabad-headquartered Indywood Talent Hunt (ITH) is an ambitious initiative promoted by 10 billion

US dollar Project Indywood. ITH is a premier national-level platform to discover creative talents in various artistic and cultural domains.

A team comprising of 3 to 25 people can participate. The entries must be submitted on or before 30th September 2018. The videos can be made in any language but proper subtitles must be given. The submission fee is Rs 1,000. To register, log on to www.indywoodtalenthunt.com.

The participants should make a CSR video on any one of the below mentioned subjects;

Make in India, Swachh bharat, Prevention of child trafficking, Prevention of beggary, Environmental Sustainability, One day earning for charity, Rural health, Education/Career, Women empowerment, Religious harmony, Human resource/skill/efficiency development, Reducing child mortality, Hunger and poverty, Combating immune deficiency virus, Disaster relief activities and Socio-economic-infrastructure development.

The winners will be rewarded with a cash prize of Rs 1 lakh and a plethora of opportunities to work in the global film industry including Hollywood. The selected entries will be screened during the fourth edition of Indywood Film Carnival (IFC 2018), to be held at HITEX Convention Centre from 1st to 4th December 2018.

For more details, please visit;

https://www.facebook.com/indywoodtalenthunt

For enquiries, please contact;

Ashiklal: +91 7736301857

Oscars 2019 : The Frozen Fire – Creates History, Becomes The First Sri Lankan Movie To Enter Mainstream Category

  • India-based All Lights Film Services (ALFS), a leading film consultancy company, is handling  the Oscar contention of the movie
  • The strategic association between ALFS and Cinepro Lanka International will give fresh impetus to India-Sri Lanka bilateral relations

Sri Lanka (04-07-2018): For the first time in the history of Sri Lankan film industry, a movie from the Pearl of the Indian Ocean, shall vie for Oscars 2019. The movie titled ‘The Frozen Fire’, directed by Anuruddha Jayasinghe, is the first Sri Lankan movie to enter in mainstream ‘Best Picture’ category of Oscars 2019, the officials revealed.

The preview show of ‘The Frozen Fire’ was screened on Tuesday at the National Film Corporation of Sri Lanka. Sri Lankan movies have only entered twice in Oscars before this, that too in the ‘Best Foreign Language Film category.

India-based All Lights Film Services (ALFS), a leading film consultancy company, is handling the Oscar contention of ‘The Frozen Fire’. ALFS has managed Oscar nominations of more than 14 Indian movies including the much acclaimed Ballad of Rustom, Kamasutra 3D, Pulimurugan, DAM 999 and Color of Sky.

Indo-Lanka ties: Boost up collaboration in culture

Commenting on the Oscar mission, Nisha Joseph, Manager of ALFS said that the entertainment industry is growing rapidly in Sri Lanka. “It is a great privilege to be associated with the Sri Lankan film industry. The Frozen Fire is our first project from the island and we are extremely excited to take this unique project to the Oscars. Sri Lankan cinema has a lot to offer the global audiences and we hope to associate with more movie projects for the international awards arena,” she said.

Nisha, who is also the Artistic Director of All Lights India International Film Festival (ALIIFF) highlighted that India-Sri Lanka should strengthen collaboration in culture through promoting co-production movie ventures as well as tourism destinations. “There is immense potential for partnership in culture and knowledge exchange. Both governments (India and Sri Lanka) should come forward to tap the potential as early as possible. It is the need of the hour,” she added.

About The Frozen Fire

The movie is produced by Chamathka Pieris under the banner of Cinepro Lanka International.  Ariyawansha Dhammage is the script writer. Cinepro which is one of Sri Lanka’s top cinema and television production companies intends to promote the movie and showcase the island nation’s leap in filmmaking to a global audience.

The movie’s plot follows the life of Wijeweera, his close associates and those whose political and personal lives are entwined with his on account of their ideological preferences. The film’s makers take the viewer through the turbulent twelve years from Wijeweera’s release from jail until his ghastly murder in the late 1980s through the multiple viewpoints of Wijeweera, his family, friends, comrades and detractors.

About ALFS

Based in Kochi, the commercial capital of Kerala, All Lights Film Services (ALFS) is a film consulting, marketing and promotion division of the Aries Telecasting Private Limited. ALFS helps filmmakers ‘Go Global’ by providing their movie/documentary the deserved exposure at international film festivals across the globe. ALFS also conducts rigorous campaigns to help films get into the very prestigious Oscar nomination race. The firm was founded by Sohan Roy, the Founder Director of the USD 10 billion Project Indywood.

For PR inquiries, please contact;

Nisha Joseph

+91 9539000509/+91 484 406666

nisha.joseph@indywood.co.in

FIFA World Cup 2018 : Indywood chalks out plan to screen live football matches in 4K format

FIFA World Cup 2018 : Indywood chalks out plan to screen live football matches in 4K format

  • The mission of 10 billion US dollar Project Indywood is to promote football by utilizing the immense potential of entertainment industry 
  • The match will be telecast in Dolby atmos 4K sound and visual quality
  • Also, the telecast is being scheduled without affecting screening of movies

Trivandrum (25-06-2018): A great news for football fans of Kerala. Aries Plex, one of the leading cinemas in the capital, will telecast major matches of 21st edition of the FIFA World Cup in  Dolby Atmos, 4K sound and visual quality.

It is for the first time in the history of Kerala that a cinema theatre, equipped with international infrastructure and facilities is screening live football matches.

“This is our gift to all the Keralites who love football. International football matches, if shown in 4K quality, will make the experience next to watching it inside the stadium,” said Sohan Roy, Founder-director of Project Indywood.

“There aren’t many facilities available in Kerala for such screenings and hence we decided to telecast live matches of the 2018 FIFA World Cup at Aries Plex in Dolby Atmos 4K sound and visual quality,” added Sohan Roy who is also the chairman and CEO of Aries Group, headquartered in UAE.

Sohan Roy stated that theatres should find new ways to generate income.

“Telecasting live sports matches can help the entertainment industry. Through GST, such telecasts will provide revenue to the state as well,” added the business magnet.

Around 30 important World Cup matches will be telecast live at Aries Plex. Tickets are available at both the counter and on BookMyShow.com.
Programming Head – Indywood TV  &
Media Head- Aries Group of Companies

Mob  :  + 91 95390 09983
Tel     :  + 91 484 4066666
Fax    :  + 91 484 4055561

Mail  : mukesh.nair@indywood.co.in

Sohan Roy Gifts His Wife A 5 Crore Rolls Royce As Wedding Anniversary Gift

  • NRI tycoon Sohan Roy is the first Indian in the world to own Rolls Royce’s Cullinan
  • He will present Rolls Royce’s latest model – Cullinan, the most premium luxury SUV, as a wedding anniversary gift for his wife
  • The ultra modern SUV which offers luxury, dynamism and power will cost 3.25 US dollars.

Dubai (11-06-2018): Good news from the multi-million dollar luxury car industry for all Indians to cheer and cherish. UAE-based NRI entrepreneur Sohan Roy, who is the Chairman and CEO of Aries Group, is the first Indian in the world to buy Rolls Royce’s latest edition – Cullinan, an ultra-luxury SUV, the first-of-its-kind manufactured by the legendary British car brand.

The ultra modern SUV which offers luxury, dynamism and power will cost 3.25 US dollars. He is buying Rolls Royce Cullinan, the most premium luxury SUV, as a wedding anniversary gift for his wife.

An elated Sohan Roy said “I have always been an admirer of Rolls Royce. I have been thinking of gifting something special to my wife Abhini Sohan on our 25th wedding anniversary, and was searching for something unique. The Cullinan met my expectations and I booked it straight away.”

Abhini Sohan is the Managing Director of UAE-headquartered Aries Interiors.  She is currently co-producing the world’s second CSR movie titled ‘Aickkarakonathe Bhishaguaranmaar.

Sohan Roy is a naval architect by profession and a film maker by passion. He is also the Founder Director of Indywood, a 10 billion US dollar initiative that aims to catapult the Indian movie industry into a global phenomenon in the next five years.  Aries Group, established in 1998, is one of the largest multinational conglomerates in the Middle East today. The group currently operates 47 companies in 15 countries across the globe. It has made its presence felt in areas such as oil and gas, marine, media, medical, entertainment and tourism.

Named after the largest gem-quality rough diamond ever discovered, Cullinan sits between the Ghost and the Phanthom in Rolls Royce’s line up. Unveiled in May 2018, the heart of the SUV is a twin-turbocharged 6.75-litre V12 engine producing 563 hp of power at 5,000 rpm and 850 nm of torque at 1,600 rpm. The engine is mated to an eight-speed automatic transmission providing a top speed of 250 km/h. Standing at 1,835 mm tall, 5,341 mm long, 2,164 mm wide and weighing in at 2,660 kilograms, Cullinan is a giant of an SUV.

The Cullinan uses a permanent all-wheel drive system, first for a Rolls Royce. With multiple driving modes, dedicated off-road mode, 4-wheel steering and a selectable iDrive dial, the SUV does not have trouble wading through water as deep as 54 centimeters.

For PR enquiries, please contact:

Mukesh M Nair

9539009983/9846094947

mukesh.nair@indywood.co.in/pr@indywood.co.in

Indywood Talent Hunt Announces National Short Film Competition

  • 10 billion US dollar Project Indywood chalks out plans to promote young Indian talents
  • Online registrations have been started and institutions can submit free registrations till 31st July
  • Karnataka Film Chamber (KFF) to offer full support to Indywood Talent Hunt’s mission to promote young talents; The Film Chamber will act as a catalyst to provide opportunities in film industry
  • Star Book Media joins hands with Indywood Talent Hunt 2018 as operations partner
  • Bangalore (01-06-2018): The National-level short film competition under the aegis of Indywood Talent Hunt, an ambitious initiative promoted by 10 billion US dollar Project Indywood, will be held at Hyderabad from 1st to 4th December 2018.

Anson IJ, COO of Project Indywood announced this at a press conference held here on Friday.

“The fourth edition of Indywood Talent Hunt will be held as a part of the prestigious Indywood Film Carnival from December 1-4, 2018. The response to ITH 2017 was overwhelming, from more than ten thousand registrations we shortlisted three thousand talents from across the country for competitions. This year 27 competitions related to Cinema, Fashion, Music, Dance, Art, Film Making etc will be held. The winners will be rewarded with exciting prizes, cash award and entry to movies,” he said.

Hyderabad-headquartered Indywood Talent Hunt (ITH) is a premier national-level platform to discover creative talents in various artistic and cultural domains.

Karnataka Film Chamber pointed out that job opportunities galore in film industry however youngsters are not coming forward to tap the job potential in technical side. “Though film industry requires lot of talents, identifying right people is a gordian knot and we believe Indywood Talent Hunt will be able to deliver right talents for the industry. We will ensure that the talents selected through Indywood Talent Hunt will get enough opportunities,” Sara Govind, President of Karnataka Film Chamber said.

On the occasion Indywood honoured Sara Govind for completing three years as the president of Karnataka Film Chamber

“Our country is blessed with lot of talents. However, there is no suitable platforms to showcase their latent skills. Indywood Talent Hunt will be an ideal solution,” renowned Sandalwood model Aishwarya Prasad said.

With an aim to provide more opportunities for youngsters to showcase their talents, Bangalore-based Star Book Media Pvt. Ltd, one of the leading casting, media and infotainment companies in the country, also has partnered withIndywood Talent Hunt as operations partner.

Mukesh M Nair, Media Head of Aries Group of Companies and Programming Head of Indywood TV, Koushik B S, Young Kannada Director turned Art Director and Indywood Talent Hunt last year participant, Star Book Media CEO Gollakrishna, and Kannada actress cum model Khushi Shetty were also present on the occasion.

For more details:

Website –

www.indywoodtalenthunt.com

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Star Book Media and Indywood Talent Hunt Join Hands To Promote Young Talents

Hyderabad (24-05-2018): With an aim to provide more opportunities for youngsters to showcase their talents, Bangalore-based Star Book Media Pvt. Ltd, one of the leading casting, media and infotainment companies in the country, has joined hands with Hyderabad-headquartered Indywood Talent Hunt (ITH), a premier national-level platform to discover creative talents in various artistic and cultural domains.

ITH will be held as a part of the Indywood Film Carnival, the flagship event of the 10 billion US dollar Project Indywood.

As part of the agreement, Star Book will promote two national-level competitions of Indywood Talent Hunt 2018 (ITH 2018) – Still Photography and Short Film Making as Operations Partner.

Announcing this officially, Golla Krishna, CEO of Star Book Media Pvt. Ltd., said “We will be handling the Operations, Jury Management and Online Promotions for two events under ITH 2018.”

Indywood Founder Director Sohan Roy said “It is our privilege to associate with a prominent organization and we definitely believe that maximum youngsters will be benefitted. Indywood Talent Hunt has now become a stepping stone for young talents in the country to enter into films and other avenues of entertainment. Over twenty competitions will be conducted as part of Indywood Talent Hunt 2018, including the fashion pageant Mr and Miss Indywood.”

The winners will be rewarded with a cash award of Rs. 1 lakh each besides an opportunity to enter the film industry. The competitions are managed by Indywood Talent Club, a network of student clubs from across the country, to promote arts and culture through events.

The fourth edition of Indywood Film Carnival will be held at Hyderabad from December 1st to 5th 2018. The event shall comprise of the All Lights India International Film Festival (ALIIFF), Indywood Film Market, Investors Meet, Excellence Awards and an array of entertainment programmes.

Several celebrities, social influencers and delegates from the film, advertising and media industries will attend the ITH 2018.

For more details, visit:

Website: http://indywoodtalenthunt.com/

 

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/indywoodtalenthunt/

 

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/indywoodtalenthunt2017/

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