San Francisco, CA: Times Network, one of India’s largest television network, has been instrumental in crafting an association with Festival of Globe (FOG), an annual event held to empower and integrate global cultures and communities through Film Arts, Performing Arts, Visual Arts and Folk Arts. Social Street, one of the leading new age marketing communications agencies, has also been an influential driver in this association which resulted in a grand event that took place from August 05- 14, 2016, in the Silicon Valley, San Francisco. TIMES NOW being the broadcasting partner for the event covered the awards night which will telecast in 5 countries – India, Middle East, Canada, USA and UK on TIMES NOW and ZOOM.
Naveen Chandra, Head of International Business of Times Network says, “Our leading channels TIMES NOW and ZOOM are now present in over 80 countries across 4 continents. We constantly seek to create and associate with high quality marketing platforms to engage with the Diaspora in the global markets. We are delighted to add FOG to our repertoire of great international events which we have been proud to partner.”
This year, FOG took up the cause of Empowering Youth to fight Sex Crimes. Festival of Globe – Silicon Valley & their Movie Fest was an enriching experience where they spoke about the film – ‘The Mother’ starring Raveena Tandon. Raveena was felicitated for her contribution towards empowerment of the girl child as part of the association.
Dr. Romesh Japra, Founder & Convener of FOG Silicon Valley said, “Association of The Times Network and Festival of Globe was long overdue. We were able to reach out to millions of people across USA, Canada, UK, Middle East and India through this association and take Festival of Globe to new heights.”
Pratap Bose, Founding Partner & Chairman of The Social Street, said “We’ve been privileged to be on the panel of the Advisory board of FOG. I am really proud of the fact that we at TSS are doing some clutter breaking work for our clients and hence it is even more exciting and rewarding to see partnerships like TSS-FOGsv flourish!”
The San Francisco Global Movie Fest last year spanned across 10 days and featured close to 75 films; included various workshops and panels, a series of social-dos featuring celebrities, investors and filmmakers, and concluded with a Hollywood and Bollywood Premier Night / Grand Closing Showcase, Grand Awards Night and the legendary India Day Parade of The Bay Area.
The festival last year had participation from over 15 countries and celebrities from across the globe making it a truly international event. This year too many eminent personalities like Randeep Hooda, Gulshan Grover, Raima Sen, Prosenjit Chatterjee among other attended the festival.
Watch the FOG Awards on TIMES NOW on 17th Sept and repeat on 18th Sept at 6.00 pm (PT)/9.00 (ET) and also on Zoom on 17th Sep at 5.30 pm (PT)/8.30 (ET) and repeat on 18th Sept at 11.30 am (PT)/2.30 pm (ET) . TIMES NOW and Zoom is available on Dish channel no. 709 and 715 respectively and on Sling International.