June 11th, 2010: Arena Animation – the global leader in hi-end animation training organized, Perspectives, a seminar on : Animation in India: Future & Careers in India held at Govt. Museum, Sector 10, Chandigarh.
The seminar was graced by well known industry experts from Mr. Rayudu V. Shashank, Creative Director & Producer, Lava Kusa, the Warrior Twins along with Mr.Bhanukanth Kesinenni, Animation Supervisor from Rayudu Vision Media Limited (RVML). Also present at the seminar were Mr. Murli Mohan, Regional Head, North, Aptech Ltd and Mr Amit Dua, Area Business Head, Aptech Ltd amongst a host of students and enthusiasts.
Perspectives received an enthusiastic response from over 200 students who received in-depth insights and knowledge about the techniques used to create the animation feature from experts of RVML.
The key highlights of the seminar included a Job Fair by RVML wherein they shortlisted the best students from Arena Animation who may get an opportunity to work in their studios. It also showcased making of the movie Lava Kusa along with short films of the award winning work done by Arena Animation students.
Speaking at the event, Mr. Rayudu V. Shashank, Creative Director & Producer, said, “Animation is one of the fastest growing industries with animated content finding an audience in diverse sectors of Media, Entertainment, Engineering, Medical, Industrial Technology & Education and the Corporates. The animation industry has seen tremendous growth and is now becoming mainstream in film entertainment and television broadcast. Animation as a career offers immense opportunities for the young and talented students in this booming industry.”
Mr. Murli Mohan, Regional Head, North , Aptech Ltd, said, “Perspectives seminars are playing a significant role in educating students on animation as an attractive career option and the various opportunities available to well trained individuals in this promising & high growth industry. It offers an exclusive opportunity for the students to interact and learn from industry experts. I am sure these seminars will be fruitful for all those aspirants who want to make a mark in this industry.”
Mr. Gurtaj Mangat, Zonal Head, North, Aptech Ltd, who had presented the Trophies of the Annual Awards to the Arena Chandigarh Centre, lauded the consistent efforts of the centre for striving to be the best in Academics and overall.
Mr. Prosenjit Ganguly, Animation Film Designer, unvieled the Annual UIANI Awards for excellence in the field of Design (from User Interface to Animation. Prosenjit Ganguly is also holding a 5 Day Animation Workshop at Arena from 13-17 June, 2010.
Mr. Vineet Raj Kapoor, Academics Head, Arena Chandigarh, said, “In continuation of our effort to provide learning platforms to our students, UIANI Awards have been established to celebrate the Creativity of an Organization or an Individual, this is the first award of it’s kind in the region.”
Announcing the program, Anuj Kacker, Global Head, Arena Animation, said, “Animation is one of the fastest growing industries with animated content finding an audience in diverse sectors of Media, Entertainment, Engineering, Medical, Industrial Technology & Education and the Corporates. Arena Animation International Program is an intensive program designed to train students in the latest industry relevant courses and the practical application of the latest technical tools & software. I am confident this program will empower students to make a great career in this new age industry.”
PERSPECTIVES, which has been held across all major metros and mini metros in the last three years, aims to bring together professionals from the Animation Community on a common platform to share their knowledge, thoughts, views and experiences of the animation Industry with the students, helping them to get an insight into the tremendous career options within Animation, VFX and Gaming.
Following Chandigarh, Perspectives will also be held in other cities such as Agra, Amritsar, Lucknow, etc.