Zee Cinema partnered with International Cultural Exchange (ICE), a Pune-based non-profit organisation, to present the 5th chapter of the ICE Digital Short Film Festival. The festival aimed to encourage young filmmakers in India by providing an audience for their short films.
Colors, the Hindi GEC which as recently launched in the US, has appointed World Media Connect (WMC) for managing its advertising sales business. World Media Connect is owned and managed by Dheeraj Kapuria, former head of Zee's international business and Zee Turner Distribution Joint Venture India.
The five shows produced by the reputed Yash Raj Films were meant to fortify Sony Entertainment Television's programming line-up and media planners were quite hopeful. However, even after five months, ratings for these shows have failed to pick up. exchange4media finds out what has not clicked.
It's been seen in films - kick up some controversy just before the release and gain mileage out of it. But when it comes to brands and companies, controversies can be a double-edged sword. PR industry experts discussed the pro and cons of controversies at the first ever India PR and Corporate Communication Summit, held in Delhi.
Quite a few channels have undergone rebranding in the last few months. The makeovers range from more zany looking logos to a total content revamp. While all chase a wider and younger set of audience, to what extent do these rebranding exercises work out for channels? exchange4media finds out.
Reputation management forms a major part of public relations and with digital media playing a crucial role in forming opinions about brands and companies, PR companies need to get cyber active too. The session on 'Reputation Management - The future is digital' tackled this aspect at the inaugural India PR & Corporate Communication Summit.
Vizeum India has been appointed the media AOR for Asia MotorWorks Limited (AMW). AMW is a player in the heavy commercial vehicle sector, specialising in manufacturing of trucks in the 25 tonne and above segment. Industry estimates peg the business to be in the vicinity of Rs 8-10 crore.
A Prime Ministerial press conference is a rarity in India. And when Dr Manmohan Singh addressed an army of over 500 journalists in the Capital on May 24, 2010, there were great expectations. However, the stoic responses of the PM was a let down, says journalist Smita Prakash.
Shop, the ad agency run by the award-winning duo of Naved Akhtar and Freddie Birdy, has been chosen as the 360 degree agency by Lava Mobiles, a new player in the mobile handset market. Meanwhile, ITC, too, has roped in the agency for its new product launch, which the duo refrained from revealing at the moment.
<p align=justify>Our brand mantra is to be the best airline with great services, always conscious of the needs of our customers. This philosophy is reflected in the bouquet of services that we offer in addition to affordable pricing. Our new tagline – ‘Get more when you fly’ – very effectively highlights our service objective. Our goal is to induce top of mind recall and ensure that our brand communications underline differentiators beyond just the price-points.