Moon OTT Partners with AAFT to Elevate Student Filmmakers and Independent Cinema



Noida, June 22, 2024 – Moon OTT, a leading platform dedicated to independent filmmakers, is thrilled to announce a strategic partnership with the Asian Academy of Film & Television (AAFT), an eminent film school known for nurturing new talent in the industry. This collaboration is set to revolutionize the landscape for student filmmakers, offering them an unprecedented opportunity to showcase their work on a prominent global platform.

Under this new partnership, films created by AAFT students will be directly released on Moon OTT, providing a significant boost to the visibility and reach of emerging filmmakers. This initiative underscores Moon OTT’s commitment to fostering independent cinema and supporting the next generation of filmmakers as they embark on their creative journeys.

The partnership agreement was formalized by esteemed industry figures: Mr. Sandeep Marwah, the founder-president of AAFT and Noida Film City, Mr. Anthony Dsouza, the renowned director behind hits like “Boss” and “Blue,” Mr. Sankshay Babber, CEO and founder of Moon OTT, and Ms. Shilpi Patni, co-founder of Moon OTT and a software entrepreneur.

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Mr. Sandeep Marwah expressed his enthusiasm for the collaboration, stating, “This partnership with Moon OTT marks a significant milestone for AAFT and its students. It opens up new avenues for our young filmmakers to present their stories to a global audience, encouraging creativity and innovation in independent filmmaking.”

Mr. Anthony Dsouza added, “Supporting new talent has always been close to my heart. Through this partnership, we aim to provide student filmmakers with the platform and resources they need to thrive and make their mark in the industry.”

Mr. Sankshay Babber, an award-winning filmmaker recognized for his outstanding contributions to the industry, commented, “At Moon OTT, our mission is to champion independent filmmakers and provide them with the visibility they deserve. Unlike other distributors who often exploit filmmakers, we work tirelessly to ensure fair treatment and support for creative talent. By joining forces with AAFT, we are not only fostering new talent but also enriching our platform with fresh, diverse content. Our vision is to compete with industry giants while maintaining our core values of integrity and support for filmmakers.”

Ms. Shilpi Patni emphasized the technical and entrepreneurial support that Moon OTT will extend to student filmmakers. “Our platform is designed to be user-friendly and accessible, ensuring that young filmmakers can focus on their creative process while we handle the distribution and promotion aspects.”

Moon OTT’s dedication to competing with industry giants while maintaining a focus on independent content makes this partnership particularly significant. This alliance will pave the way for a more dynamic and inclusive film industry, empowering student filmmakers to share their unique perspectives with the world.


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