Hyderabad: Hollywood director Sohan Roy has been elected as a member of the prestigious International Academy of Television, Arts and Sciences (IATAS) as a token of recognition for his significant contributions to the media industry, exclusively for the marine, medical and movie industries internationally.
The main objective of the IATAS, established in 1969, is to promote excellence in international television.
The organisation awards international Emmys to the best television programmes produced outside the United States, a statement said here today.
Roy was invited by the International Academy to the next Emmy awards, which is tipped as Oscars for television.
Roy’s Hollywood directorial venture Dam999 had won many national and international accolades, including five Oscar selections.
The screenplay of Dam999 was added to the permanent core collection in library of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (OSCARS).
Besides, he pioneered the concept of building dual 4K multiplexes and 4K Atmos home cinemas in less space.
Roy recently was listed in the Top Powerful and Influential Leaders in Middle East 2017, released by Forbes Middle East.