Good Relations India in partnership withUnited Nations Foundation

Good Relations India in partnership withUnited Nations Foundation

Host Clima Film Fest ’14

Three-day film festival to screen a collection of compelling stories and evidence of the real impacts

of climate change directed by some of India’s most eminent filmmakers

Chennai, September 8, 2014: At a time when climate change debates around the world is reaching a

new crescendo, Good Relations India, a strategic communications consultancyand Ennovate Global,

a specialist in climate change research and communication in partnership with the United Nations

Foundationare hosting the Clima Film Fest 2014 to broaden awareness on climate change issues across

India.

The three-day mega event will take place at M.O.P. Vaishnav College for Women, Chennai on September

12-13, 2014 after a grand inauguration by His Excellency Dr. K. Rosaiah, , the Governor of Tamil Nadu

at Raj Bhavan in Chennai on September 11, 2014.

With over 3000 Registered participants, 16 Films screened, 14 Issues in focus, 13 Environmental and

media experts, 12 Filmmakers, more than 10 Settings explored across India; several international

platforms showcased; and with 6 Partners, 4 Venues, 4 Thematic sessions, 4 Film Sessions, 3 Festival

days with an encompassing platform – CLIMA FILM FEST 2014 will present a collection of compelling

stories across India highlighting evidences of the real impacts of and adaptations to climate change

directed by some of India’s most eminent filmmakers during the festival.

Commenting on the awareness campaign, Dr. Iris Good ,Deputy Chairman, Good Relations India said,

“Good Relations has recentlyeffectively and strategically managed the communicationof Assessment

Report (AR-5) by Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) in India pertaining to impacts,

adaptation and vulnerability (Working Group II); and mitigation options (Working Group III).

It is an absolute honourfor us to organize and host an event of global significance with distinguished

partnership of organizations representing the cause of Climate change in India. An opportunity that I

feel will demonstrate GRI’s expertise in Strategic communications and CSR management”.

Deepak Kanulkar, Chief Executive Officer, Good Relations India said, “Climate change is turning out to

be one of the toughest global challenges of our age. While thereis physical evidence of climate change,

it is necessary that the implications be communicated to a larger audience. It is also important to

understand that society, business and environmentalists have a key role to play as well. This campaign

aims to reach out to different target groups and help them understand the seriousness of the issue

through a more user-friendly medium”.

Clima Film Fest ’14 aims to integrate science, creativity and communication via films to show

evidence of the real impact of and adaptations to climate change. The film fest is supported by

renowned environmental and academic organizations including C P R Environmental Education Centre

(CPREEC), Panos South Asia and M.O.P. Vaishnav College for Women. In the run-up to the Secretary

General’sClimate Summit at UN headquarters on September 23, 2014, the film fest aims at creating

maximum buzz about the impacts of climate change on our lives.

About Good Relations India: Established in 1988 as India’s first independent PR Consultancy, Good Relations

India (GRI) is a pioneeringstrategic communications consultancy offering a full range of public relations

and consulting services.Since its inception 25 years ago, Good Relations (India) has successfully managed

an impressive portfolio of private and public businesse, walkingthem through the complex realities of

communication challenges and helping them communicate effectively with their key constituenciesand

stakeholders. The consultancy has an impeccable track record of being a market entry and JV catalyst of

large and small foreign companies.

Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/climafilmfest14

Website : http://www.climasphere.org/#!article/clima-film-fest-14

For further information contact:

Jhankar,

Good Relations India

9840672982

Rajendra Ganotra is the Editor of Spicy Stars Mumbai

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