2012-11-07 11:01:36 - • Salman Khan joined the initiative and has donated a Being Human watch and a personally signed T shirt to support AISFM, one of the largest film and media film schools in India.
Hyderabad, November 7th, 2012: Annapurna International School of Film and Media (AISFM), India’s premier film school today announced the participation and support of Bollywood Actor Salman Khan in the school’s fundraising program.
Bollywood actor Salman Khan joined the initiative and has donated a Being Human watch and a personally signed T shirt to support AISFM, one of the largest film and media film schools in India. Salman’s items will be auctioned to raise funds.
On donating an autographed T-shirt and a wristwatch from his foundation, Being Human, Salman Khan said, "I am happy to donate these items to the AISFM fundraising celebrity auction. Across India there are lakhs of highly talented youth who are financially disadvantaged. The scholarships that this fundraising
event makes possible will help many people to realize their dreams while introducing new artists, filmmakers and technicians to our industry.”
AISFM’s fundraising efforts raise money to offer scholarships to deserving and talented young people who aspire to make a career in the media industry, which is one of the booming industries in the country. There is a dearth of trained personnel in the industry and providing scholarships to such students will give an impetus to pursue a degree in the field of their choice.
Kurt Inderbitzen, the CEO of AISFm said, “A big thank you to Salman Khan for being a part of our initiative, we appreciate the support extended by him to our cause. This gives us an opportunity to reach out to the brilliant students who need the financial aid to pursue a career in the film and media industry.”
The Annapurna International School of Film and Media was founded by Annapurna Studios and the Akkineni family. It has been formed as a non-profit entity of Annapurna Studios with the dual missions of providing an incredible education for students and offering highly trained talent to the entire media industry. AISFM is the only film school in the country to offer accredited degree programs in film and media.
The Annapurna International School of Film and Media will be providing a world-class learning experience by combining government-recognized degrees with the best practices of international higher education. The flexible teaching methodology will force students to think creatively and to control their own progress. The institute is affiliating with the world’s best media technology companies to provide students with 24 hour access to the latest computers and filmmaking software .The Annapurna International School of Film and Media is backed by some of India’s biggest names in filmmaking, acting, animation and visual effects. These relationships provide students with unparalleled opportunities for internships and placements.