The closing ceremony for JCGV Toto’s Film Making Batch -1 was held at the JCGV Junction City (Starium Theater), Corner of Bogyoke Aung San Road, Yangon yesterday morning. Union Minister for Information Dr. Pe Myint attended and delivered an opening remark at the event.
First, JCGV’s CEO Daw Mi Mi Khaing expressed her gratitudes for the successful completion of the JCGV Toto’s Film Making Class Closing ceremony, and then Myanmar Motion Picture Organization patron Director Pachi U Soe Moe extended congratulatory remarks. Then documentary videos and films produced by the trainees of the JCGV Toto’s Film Making Class Batch-1 were shown.
Next, Union Minister Dr. Pe Myint presented JCGV’s CEO Daw Mi Mi Khaing the certificates of completions on JCGV Toto’s Film Making Class Bath-1. The trainees studied basic film producing facts and film screening process, including the script writings, portraying a character, the process of filmmaking, editing and marketing. The JCGV Toto’s Film Making Class Batch – 1 was conducted by local film artistes, technicians, senior and young directors, and the event was attended by a total of 30 youth trainees between 10-16 years old, and which was launched from 1-8 April.
In the afternoon, Union Minister, together with officials, observed the JCGV Junction Square, the Thamada cinema hall, the Shae Saung cinema and the Nay Pyi Taw Cinema. Then Mingalar Co., Ltd Chairman U Zaw Min and officials explained about conditions of working arrangements. Following this, Union Minister Dr. Pe Myint observed the ventilation system of the cinema, efficient system for foot lighting, modernized and adjustable auditorium chairs and auxiliary power supply systems. Currently, there have been an increasing number of some 130 cinema halls and some 150 screens in Myanmar. In addition to this, there are some 56 cinema halls and some 69 screens in Yangon alone, it was learnt.—MNA
(Translated by Win Ko Ko Aung)