About Cy-Fi Arts Festival 2019

The New Age Art Initiative to reflect on the Human Life in Cyberspace through Creative Content for Digital Media

Quick Heal Foundation, Maharashtra Cyber and Vishwakarma University have joined hands to organize Cy-Fi Arts Festival 2019!

It focuses on contemporary works of art that reflect Human Life in the digital world. Participate in this mission to secure future by creating cyber security awareness through edutainment platform.

It’s a rare opportunity for higher education students and professionals all over India to showcase their creativity.

Register now to experience digitally enabled Communication, Registrations, Submissions, Evaluation, Audience Poll and Coverage.

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Schedule

1st
Step

Registration

Last Date: 20th October, 2019
2nd
Step

Online Submission

Last Date: 30th October, 2019
3rd
Step

Audience Poll & Evaluation by Jury

First Week of November 2019
Finale

Grand Finale

16th November 2019

Vishwakarma University, Pune

Awards

Film Making Competition

Best Film
Winner (Student): Rs. 15,000
Runner Up (Student):Rs. 12,000
Winner (Professionals): Rs. 12,000
Runner Up (Professionals):Rs. 10,000
Best Director
Winner (Student): Rs. 8,000
Winner (Professionals): Rs. 8,000
Best Actor
Male: Rs. 8,000
Female: Rs. 8,000
Best Cinematographer
Winner: Rs. 8,000

Other Competitions

Stand-Up Comedy
Winner (Student):Rs. 4,000
Runner Up (Student):Rs. 2,000
Winner (Professionals): Rs. 2,500
Runner Up (Professionals):Rs. 1,500
Essay Writing
Winner (Student):Rs. 4,000
Runner Up (Student):Rs. 2,000
Winner (Professionals): Rs. 2,500
Runner Up (Professionals):Rs. 1,500
Poster Making
Winner (Student):Rs. 4,000
Runner Up (Student):Rs. 2,000
Winner (Professionals): Rs. 2,500
Runner Up (Professionals):Rs. 1,500

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Venue

For Grand Finale

Vishwakarma University

Survey No. 2, 3, 4 Laxmi Nagar, Kondhwa Budruk, Pune - 411 048. Maharashtra, India

Media Centre

Cy-Fi Arts Festival 2019

Cy-Fi Arts Festival is a social initiative by Quick Heal Technologies in association with Maharashtra Cyber and Vishwakarma university aimed at creating cybersecurity awareness through contemporary Art. The award ceremony of the event was scheduled at Vishwakarma University on 16th November 2019.

Grand Finale of Cy-Fi Karandak 2018

Quick Heal Foundation, the CSR arm of Quick Heal Technologies Limited, in association with Theatre Academy and Maharashtra Cyber, recently pulled down the curtains on Cy-Fi Karandak 2018 on a memorable note. The gala event organized at Sakal Lalit Kalaghar was marked with some enthralling performances that kept audiences craving for more.

I Agree by ‘Amche Amhi’ Pune was adjudged the well-deserved winner of the competition, followed by F57 by ‘Natyasanskar’ Pune and Communication Error by ‘Swapnapurti’ Mumbai.

Present as Chief Guest for the grand finale were renowned actors Mr. Riteish Deshmukh and Mr. Jackie Shroff while prominent Marathi actors Vijay Kenkre and Anand Ingle were part of the judging panel.

The winning teams were felicitated at the hands of Dr. Kailash Katkar (MD & CEO – Quick Heal Technologies Ltd.), Mr. Sanjay Katkar (Joint MD & CTO – Quick Heal Technologies Ltd.), Sachin Pandkar, SP, Maharashtra Cyber and Prasad Purandare, President, Theatre Academy.

Also present for this gala event were renowned theatre, film and TV personalities Subodh Bhave, Shrirang Godbole, Jitendra Joshi and Saurabh Gokhale.

Press Conference to unveil the Cy-Fi Karandak 2018 trophy

A press conference was organised in Pune Commissioner’s Office on 6th December, 2018 to unveil the trophy of Cy-Fi Karandak 2018. MD and CEO of Quick Heal Technologies Ltd. Dr.Kailash Katkar along with Superintendent of Police Mr.Sachin Pandkar (Maharashtra Cyber) and Mr.Prasad Purandare of Theatre Academy, discussed about the event. The one-act play competition aims to educate people about digital threats, cyber safety through the medium of entertainment.

Press Release for launch of Cy-Fi Karandak 2018

Quick Heal Foundation, the CSR arm of IT security solutions provider Quick Heal Technologies Ltd. , Theatre Academy and Maharashtra Cyber Police are inviting entries across Maharashtra for Cy-Fi Karandak 2018.

Grand Finale of Cy-Fi Karandak 2017

Quick Heal Foundation, the CSR arm of Quick Heal Technologies Limited, the leading provider of IT Security Solutions in association with Pune City Police announced the winners of the first edition of ‘Cy-Fi Karandak 2017’ at a gala ceremony at Bharat Natya Mandir. ‘Vaat’ by ‘Prarambha’ was adjudged as the winner of the competition followed by ‘4th Dimension’ by ‘Unbox Pune’ and ‘Mission Perfection’ by ‘Jacaranda’ Pune.

The winners were felicitated at the hands Kailash Katkar, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Quick Heal Technologies Limited, Sanjay Katkar, Joint Managing Director and Chief Technology Officer, Quick Heal Technologies Limited, Sudhir Hiremath, Deputy Commissioner of Police, Economic Offences Wing (EoW) & Cybercrime, Pune Police and Pradeep Vaidya, Director, Expression Lab. Renowned film and television personalities like Suyash Tilak, Parna Pethe, Girish Joshi and Sunil Sukthankar were present on the occasion.

Press Conference to announce the launch of Cy-Fi Karandak 2017

In its endeavor to create awareness on Cybersecurity, Quick Heal Foundation, the CSR arm of Quick Heal Technologies Limited, the leading provider of IT Security Solutions in association with Pune City Police today announced the launch of Cy-Fi Karandak 2017, a first-of-its-kind competitive festival of offline and online one-act-plays aimed at creating a vibrant platform that portrays the impact of digital revolution on human life. The logo of Cy-Fi Karandak 2017 was unveiled at the hands of Kailash Katkar, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Quick Heal Technologies Limited, Milind Patil, Assistant Commissioner of Police, Economic Offences Wing (EoW) & Cybercrime, Pune Police and Pradeep Vaidya, Director, Expression Lab.

Quick Heal CSR

Each step we take at Quick Heal is one towards securing individuals, communities and society at large. Our initiatives in corporate social responsibility are building a strong foundation for collective progress. They actively involve the beneficiaries, who are encouraged to pass on their acquired advantages to others within their communities. Several current hurdles to development have been identified by the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Through efforts aimed at eradicating extreme hunger & poverty, promotion of education, and employment enhancement, vocational training & cybersecurity awareness, we seek to provide innovative and technology-based solutions to these global hurdles. Implemented by the Quick Heal Foundation, each of these initiatives go on to help ensure a future with a promise of success and security for all.

Vishwakarma University

VU is a State Private University established under Government of Maharashtra Act No. XXXVIII and approved by University Grants Commission (UGC). VU is a natural culmination of visionary academic initiatives taken by BRACT and Vishwakarma Institutes during the last 40 years. It mainly offers UG, PG, and PhD programmes in Science, Engineering, Management, Commerce, Art & Design, Journalism & Mass Communication, Law, Humanities & Social Sciences, Architecture, Pharmacy, and Interdisciplinary Studies.

Maharashtra Cyber

Maharashtra Cyber was established in 2016 by the Government of Maharashtra, to tackle cyber crime and other digital threats. It is actively engaged in building cyber crime investigation labs, cyber police stations and awareness about cyber in Maharashtra. Maharashtra Cyber through its efforts has made Maharashtra, the first state in the country to have 43 cyber-police stations and 51 Cyber Labs, to expedite the criminal investigation cycle.

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Get in touch

cy-fi@vupune.ac.in

For Event queries:
+91 9067002226

For CSR queries:
Ajay Shirke: +91 7028012479

For Media queries:
Akash Gosavi: +91 8007785096