Viacom18 ​p​artners with Film Heritage Foundation to​ ​s​ave ​c​inematic ​h​eritage

27 Jul,2017

By A Correspondent​

 

Film-maker Mani Ratnam, acto​r-​producer Kamal Hasaan, Viacom18 Group CEO Sudhanshu Vats and Shivendra Singh Dungarpur​, ​Founder Director of Film Heritage Foundation, unveiling the poster for Film Preservation & Restoration Workshop India 2017

With ​an aim to preserve India’s cinematic heritage, Viacom18 ​ announced its support to the Film Heritage Foundation (FHF) for the annual Film Preservation ​and ​Restoration Workshop India 2017. The workshop will be held from October 7 ​t​o 14 in Chennai. The partnership was flagged off for the third consecutive year at an event held ​in Chennai and was attended by Sudhanshu Vats, Group CEO, Viacom18, legendary actor ​and producer Kamal Haasan, film-maker Mani Ratnam and film-maker, archivist and Founder Director of Film Heritage Foundation, Shivendra Singh Dungarpur.

​Said Sudhanshu Vats, Group CEO, Viacom18​: “At the heart of it, civilis​ation is a chronicle of stories across generations. As India’s foremost storytellers we connect deeply with this ethos and our support to Film Heritage Foundation is a confluence of this shared belief. India’s culture and heritage is captured creatively and reflected through our films and these, therefore, become historical artefacts representative of the times they were created in. It is pertinent that this content is preserved for reference as well as archived for perusal by future generations​.”

Applications are open for The Film Preservation ​and ​Restoration Workshop India 2017 on www.filmheritagefoundation.co.in or www.fiafnet.org. The workshop will take place from October 7 ​to 14 , 2017 in Chennai.

 

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