Anthony Christov world renowned animation and gaming expert, was in Chandigarh, today to present Perspectives, a seminar on ‘Animation in India: Future & Careers’. Perspectives is a series of nation-wide seminars, organized by Arena Animation, the global leader in hi-end animation training. The seminar was held at Government Museum Hall, Sector 10-C, which was attended by over 500 animation aspirants and professional. Anthony was also there for the launch of registration for BSc (Multimedia and Animation)
The seminar offered a common platform to the aspirants and international industry professionals to share views, opinions and ideas. The renowned speaker gave an insight into the Animation Industry and growth and career opportunities in the field of Animation and Visual Effects.
Anthony Christov a highly acclaimed industry expert gave an insight into the Animation Industry and growth and career opportunities in the field of Animation and Visual Effects. He spoke in length about the booming market and career prospects of the Animation, Visual Effects and the Gaming industry.
Christov has been specially invited to India to felicitate winners of ‘Golden Cursor Animation Awards,’ which is scheduled on 8th May, 2009 in Mumbai and also to present a series of nation-wide seminars.
Anthony Christov, Art Director, Pixar (the world’s top animation company) is the man behind the stunning art direction of the academy winning ‘Wall E’, and the hugely successful finding ‘Finding Nemo’, ‘Ratatouille’ and ‘Cars’. Christov has also worked with some of the eminent companies including Warner Bros. Universal, 20th Century Fox, and Disney. Christov is the face of the animation in films. His work on the ‘Incredibles’, ‘The Prince’ and ‘The Pauper’ and ‘Titan AE’ has redefined animation in film making. From creating Oscar winning films and characters to teaching animation to students, Anthony is leading the animation revolution across the world.
Anuj Kacker, Global Head, Arena Animation, said, “Perspectives is a series of seminars organized to create awareness among students of the unlimited career opportunities in the animation industry. Through this we offer a unique 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.”
Perspectives 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, which would enable them to think beyond the obvious and get an insight into the career options within animation, VFX and gaming.
Perspectives have also been held in other cities such as Mumbai, Delhi, Cochin and Ahmedabad.