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Siraj Syed is the India Correspondent for FilmFestivals.com and a member of FIPRESCI, the International Federation of Film Critics.
Festival Correspondent, Film-critic, Feature-writer.


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IFFI Goa 2017, I: Delegate Registrations and Committees

IFFI Goa 2017, I: Delegate Registrations and Committees

International Film Festival of India (IFFI) 2017 will be held in Panaji Goa, from the 20th to the 28th November. It has been held annually in the tourist haven since 2005.

Registrations are open till November 10, on https://my.iffigoa.org/

IFFI’s has grown from 23 participating countries in 1952, to 100 countries in 2017. Three main committees spearhead the organisation of the effectively nine day event: The Preview (selection) Committee, the Steering Committee and the Technical Committee. Major shake-ups were witnessed in the said committees after actress-turned-politician, Ms. Smriti Z. Irani, took over as the Minister of Information and Broadcasting, the Central Government apex body that runs the festival.

Preview Committee of IFFI 2017

Mr. Vivek Agnihotri

Convenor

 

Ms. Hrishitaa Bhatt

Member

 

Mr. Abhishek Jain

Member

 

Dr. Santwana Bordoloi

Member

 

Mr. Bhaskar Hazarika

Member

 

Mr. Abhishek Basu

Member

 

Mr. Tarun Katial

Member

 

Mr. Pradip Kurbah

Member

 

Mr. Siddharth Kak

Member

 

Mr. Dominic Megam Sangma

Member

 

Mr. Maipaksana Haorongbam

Member

 

Mr. Raja Krishna Menon

Member

 

Mr. Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury

Member

Ms. Pallavi Joshi

Member

 

Mr. G.S. Bhaskar

Member

 

Mr. Nitesh Tiwari

Member

 

Dr. Sachidanand Joshi

Member

 

Dr. Bharat Gupt

Member

 

Dr. Nirmala Sharma

Member

 

Ms. Rathi Vinay Jha

Member

 

Ms. Gautami Tadimalla

Member

 

Ms. Jeevitha Rajasekhar

Member

 

Ms. Bhawana Somaaya

Member

 

Mr. Anil Rastogi

Member

 

Mr. Punit Asthana

Member

Mr. Abhimanyu Singh

Member

 

Mr. Ajay Malkani

Member

 

Mr. Saibal Chatterjee

Member

 

Mr. Bhumenjoy Konsam

Member

 

Mr. Narendra Kohli

Member

 

Mr. Naresh Chander Lal

Member

 

Mr. Sangee Dorjee Thongdok

Member

 

Mr. Ramesh Patange

Member

 

Ms. Aarti Bajaj

Member

 

Mr. Khalid Mohamed

Member

 

Dr. Lavlin Thadani

Member

 

Mr. Zuala Chhangte

Member

 

Mr. Rajesh Kumar Singh

Member

 

Steering Committee of IFFI 2017

Jahnu Barua

Convener

 

Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari

Member

 

Bharat Bala

Member

 

Anand Gandhi

Member

 

Shoojit Sircar

Member

 

Siddharth Roy Kapur

Member

 

Piyush Pandey

Member

 

Prasoon Joshi

Member

 

Shaji N. Karun

Member

 

Meren Imchen

Member

 

Vani Tripathi

Member

 

Technical Committee of IFFI 2017

Mr. Nagesh Kukunoor

Chairman

 

Mr. Sameer Arya

Member

and other representatives of technical organisations participating.

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About Siraj Syed

Syed Siraj
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Siraj Syed is a film-critic since 1970 and a Former President of the Freelance Film Journalists' Combine of India.

He is the India Correspondent of FilmFestivals.com and a member of FIPRESCI, the international Federation of Film Critics, Munich, Germany

Siraj Syed has contributed over 1,015 articles on cinema, international film festivals, conventions, exhibitions, etc., most recently, at IFFI (Goa), MIFF (Mumbai), MFF/MAMI (Mumbai) and CommunicAsia (Singapore). He often edits film festival daily bulletins.

He is also an actor and a dubbing artiste. Further, he has been teaching media, acting and dubbing at over 30 institutes in India and Singapore, since 1984.


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