63% animators of Asia being trained at Arena
New Delhi, July 2007: Arena Animation, Asia’s leader in Animation and Multimedia education with a market share of 63%, achieved the impressive feat of having trained 2,00,000 students.
Arena, which started with 10 centres in 1996, grew to 130 centres in 2006 spanning 15 countries. With a modest beginning of enrolling 500 students in its first year of operation, Arena has trained over 2, 00,000 students in a decade. Arena placed over 3000 students in 2006 in animation and other allied multimedia roles in best and biggest organizations engaged in this business.
Says Mr. Pramod Khera, CEO & MD, Aptech Ltd. ‘ Arena’s success can be attributed to it’s consistent reinvention to keep up with the ever changing requirements of the industry, it’s focus on the course content, execution, placements and it’s innovative marketing strategies and above all it’s commitment to the students.’
To bridge the industry-academia gap, Arena introduced Diploma in Animation Engineering Program in 2006. A 2 year intensive program involving comprehensive training on both 2D & 3D animation is designed specifically as per the industry requirements.
Last year, Arena developed a unique industry interface for the students by launching PERSPECTIVES – a series of contact programs, wherein Industry Experts are invited to interact with the students, thus giving the students an exposure to industry trend and requirements and for the speaker to understand how they can fulfill their requirement for manpower in Animation & Multimedia.
Arena was honored with Franchise Growth Driver of the Year Award at the India Franchise Awards 2007 which recognized the new initiatives introduced by the brand which revolutionized the industry and resulted in increased growth for the franchise. Arena, which commenced operations in 1996 with a turnover of merely 10 lacs showed a 100% CAG to reach 100 crores in 2006.
About Arena Animation:
Arena Animation is Asia’s leader in Animation and Multimedia education and trains students as well as professionals & entrepreneurs in the latest industry relevant courses. Arena’s range of courses mainly comprise of training in areas such as Animation, Graphics, Gaming, Web and Interactive Multimedia among others. The training methodology at Arena incorporates different learning styles, teaching strategies and various media, in a proprietary integrated model called CILM (Customer Integrated Learning Model) which matches global standards.
With a presence in 15 countries worldwide and over 2,00,000 enrolments since its inception, Arena Animation imparts intensive training through industry relevant curriculum that prepares students for jobs with the best names in the multimedia, animation and entertainment industry thereby enhancing the Arena Animation certification confidence amongst the animation & multimedia aspirants.
For further information please visit www.arenaanimationacademy.com
Arena Chandigarh in Sector 17 has completed 10 years of operation. The admissions to the 2nd Batch of the exclusive high end Animation Course – Diploma in animation Engineering (DAE) of Chandigarh centre are closing on July 31, 2007, so hurry!