Marking yetanothersuccessful edition of its one-of-a-kind techno-cultural gala, Quick Heal has announced the conclusion of Cy-Fi Arts Festival 2019, organized in association with Maharashtra Cyber (Knowledge Partner) and Vishwakarma University (Implementation Partner). Held on November 16 at the Vishwakarma University campus in Pune, the event saw many prominent film, theatre, and TV personalities in attendance.
The award ceremony was held in the presence of Prof. Samar Nakhate (Former Dean of Film & Television Institute of India) as the Chief Guest, Dr. Kailash Katkar, MD & CEO, Quick Heal Technologies Limited, Shri. Harish Baijal, Deputy Inspector General of Police – Maharashtra Cyber, Dr. Siddharth Jabde, Vice Chancellor – Vishwakarma University, Actor Sameer Dharmadhikari and Mrs. Aparna Dharmadhikari,Dr. Sanjay Katkar, CTO, Quick Heal Technologies Limited and Anumapa Katkar, HR Head, Quick Heal Technologies Limited.
A unique celebration of artistic flair and creativity, Cy-Fi Arts Festival is a social initiative aimedat creating an everlasting impact on society by leveraging the power of youthful expression to drive large-scale cybersecurity awareness. This year’s edition successfully ignited a reflection on human life in cyberspace by showcasing contemporary works of art across new-age formats such as short films, posters, stand-up acts, and essays. The event received an overwhelming response, receiving over 650registrationsfrom across the country, with 162 shortlisted entries judged at the recently concluded grand finale at Vishwakarma University.
In the grand category of Short Films, ‘Last Seen’ emerged as the big winner in professional category and ‘No Sanket’ emerged as the winner in student category. Cash prizes worth INR 1.5 lakh were given out at the event to content creators leveraging new-age digital media content to drive home awareness about the critical and growing need for more robust cybersecurity.