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Siraj Syed

Siraj Syed is the India Correspondent for and a member of FIPRESCI, the International Federation of Film Critics. He is a Film Festival Correspondent since 1976, Film-critic since 1969 and a Feature-writer since 1970. 



IFFI Goa 2017, IX: TV Sponsorship package still open

IFFI Goa 2017, IX: TV Sponsorship package still open

National Film Development Corporation (NFDC) on its home page has listed the following Proposal as the No. 1 item under News. It invites proposals for sponsorship of TV coverage of the 48th International Film Festival of India (IFFI), Goa, November 2017.

Event Details:             

• Ground Event: IFFI at Panjim Goa from 20thto 28th November 2017.         

• TV Episodes starting from 16th November to 28th November           

• Telecast Dates: TV episodes from 16th to 28th November 2017 and Opening Ceremony and  Closing Ceremony on live DD National on 20th and 28th November 2017        

• Telecast Time: Opening Ceremony and Closing Ceremony 1 hour 30 minutes Duration  and One hour thirty minutes of recorded programme daily on DD National Deliverables to the Associate Sponsor- On Ground Branding and Television Air Time FCT Entitlement: 3000 seconds on DD National (based on availability)

Additional Exposure & Entitlements (Based on availability) 

Tags to run as.... proud to be associated with  Logo Branding at the Red Carpet Area Logos on LED screens at the venue Hoardings at the Stadium Venue Logo Branding at VIP lounge Twitter/Social Media exposure Coverage of opening and Closing ceremony by National and International Media 10 Complimentary passes including VIP passes Sponsor Interview at the Red Carpet   

Status of Client: Co-Presenting Gross Package: `Rs. 3.00 crore GST @18% extra: Rs. 0.54 crore Total Cost of Package: Rs 3.54 crore

**The  above   value    is          exclusive         of         taxes,   all        the       applicable        taxes    to         be        paid            over     and      above   the       deal      value.

Proposals may be sent at the following address:         

Festival Director, IFFI NFDC, 4th Floor, Soochana Bhavan, New Delhi–110003.        

(This is the first time that I have seen the address of the office from where the Festival’s new Directorate operates).



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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 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.

Bandra West, Mumbai


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