Awards

An award is something given to a person, a group of people, or an organization to recognize their excellence in a certain field; a certificate of excellence. This is precisely what you will find here, with news and coverage around various domestic and global awards nights.

MAAC 24FPS awards 2017: Full list of winners
1:00 pm PDT 26/12/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

The fifteenth edition of MAAC 24FPS witnessed awards raining down some amazing pieces of work by the talented MAAC students. Held on 22 December 2017 at the Sahara Star, Mumbai, the event was graced by several well-known personalities of the industry, whereas MAAC students from all across the country thronged the venue, anxiously awaiting the results. Also, the event marked the highest number of attendance ever in MAAC 24FPS. Best Digital Film Making, Best of Unic, Best 3D Animation Challenge … Read More


MAAC 24FPS awards honor the best talents of 2017 in another successful edition of events
2:00 pm PDT 23/12/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

The animation and VFX industry converged to recognise the best talents and acknowledge the same, as the fifteenth edition of MAAC 24FPS awards night took place on 22 December 2017 at Sahara Star in Mumbai. Thronged by several prominent names and studios of the industry, the event began to a rapturous reception from the attendees, with the well-known television and radio host Siddharth Kannan commencing the proceedings with a shimmy. Like in its preceding editions, the award function was interspersed … Read More


24FPS Awards are set to host its 2017 edition tonight
3:00 pm PDT 22/12/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

In what promises to be a night to remember, 24FPS International Animation Awards is all set to take place at the Sahara Star, Mumbai tonight. Taking a cue from the previous years, we would imagine it to be a prolific event where students and industry professionals and veterans converge. Attendees from all over India, including a good bunch of students attend the event every year, to participate in the awards’ race and meet up with budding artists from the industry … Read More


MAAC 24FPS to be held on 22 December
4:00 pm PDT 20/12/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

MAAC 24FPS, the most prestigious awards function for animation and VFX segment, is back to showcase the talent and acknowledge the best. The awards night will be held on 22 December, 2017 at Sahara Star. Held every year, the 24FPS International Animation Awards are a platform for film-making using the medium of 3D animation, live action and visual effects. The Awards are open to students, professionals and studios from across the world. Renowned names like Sanath PC, Soumitra Ranade, Ajit … Read More


‘Motu Patlu’ wins best show at Nick’s Kids Choice Awards 2017
2:00 pm PDT 19/12/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

With nearly 2.5 lakh votes, the kids chose their favourites that were awarded at the Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards 2017 on 15 December 2017 at NSCI Dome, Mumbai. Golmaal Again won in the Best Film category, with Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt winning the Best Actor (Male) and Best Actress (Female) awards respectively. Badri Ki Dulhania was voted as the Best Song while Varun Dhawan was voted by kids as ‘The Dancing Star’ and the ‘Best Entertainer’ of the Year. With maximum votes, Motu Patlu was declared the ‘Best Show on a Kids Channel’ … Read More


MAAC Vashi’s Gravity 2017 ends on a successful note
7:01 pm PDT 15/08/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

MAAC Vashi organised its fourteenth annual award function Gravity 2017 on 12 August. Over the past 14 years, MAAC Vashi’s Gravity has become the leading 3D animation and VFX event in Navi Mumbai. Organised at Abbott hotel, the event was inaugurated by Prasad Vanarase and Sanjay Khanted (Director : Animax studios Ind Pvt Ltd) Abir Aich MAAC academic head Ashish Garg(Technical Head-West zone –MAAC) Gravity provided students of MAAC Vashi a chance to experience the production pipeline flow and understand the in and outs of working … Read More


Spark CG & Women in Animation announce WIA Diversity Awards
2:00 pm PDT 14/07/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

Spark Computer Graphics Society (Spark CG) and Women in Animation (WIA) are pleased to announce the inaugural WIA Diversity Awards which will be presented at Spark Animation 2017 taking place from 26 to 29 October, 2017 in Vancouver, Canada. Established to celebrate outstanding contributions to diversity and inclusion in the animation industry, the inaugural WIA Diversity Awards will be awarded in three categories: to an organization, to an individual and to a film. The WIA Board will select the winners … Read More


Pencillati Studios’ ‘Far The Days Come’ and Turtle in Motion’s ‘Shonku Diaries’ win at Delhi CG Animation Awards
2:00 pm PDT 10/05/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

Delhi CG Animation Awards is a platform where the Industry and education in media and entertainment sector come together. It has always strived as a platform for raising awareness amongst the youth about the latest trends in the digital design industry and this year too it has kept the tradition intact. The awards are given in 28 categories with one winner in each. The categories for the students of MAAC have three winners in each. Far The Days Come by … Read More


43 Awards to be presented today at the Delhi CG Animation Awards 2017
11:30 am PDT 08/05/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

India’s leading Animation and Multimedia institute, Maya Academy of Advanced Cinematic (MAAC South Extension, Rajouri Garden, and Pitampura) presents the 6th edition of annual “Delhi CG Animation Awards”, at Siri Fort Auditorium, New Delhi today, 8 May, 2017. Delhi CG Animation Awards is a platform where the Industry and education in media and entertainment sector come together. It has received overwhelming participation in each of its previous five editions, and the sixth edition of Delhi CG Animation Awards got a greater volume of participation. … Read More


DWA’s ‘Trollhunters’ wins big at 44th Daytime Creative Arts Emmy Awards
2:30 pm PDT 29/04/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

Ahead of the 44th Daytime Emmy Awards which is set to be held on 30 April, the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) on 28 April, 2017 announced the winners of the 44th Annual Daytime Creative Arts Emmy Awards, sponsored by Yangaroo. The gala was held at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, Southern California. The Daytime Creative Arts Emmy Awards honours the crafts behind the daytime television programming. This year, Amazon and Netflix topped the award winners list … Read More


Mahayoddha Rama’s journey from inception to winning National Film Awards was nothing less than a roller-coaster ride
7:00 pm PDT 17/04/2017 By Anshita Bhatt

You just have to wait. The dots really join. That is what director Rohit Vaid believes. And that is how things worked for them. From the release of the fist teaser trailer in 2008 to the official release in September 2016 to the movie hitting screens on 4 November, 2016 and eventually winning the National Film Awards in 2017, Mahayoddha Rama is one film in the Indian cinema that has come a long way since its inception. The animated feature based … Read More


‘Mahayoddha Rama’ awarded best animation film at the 64th National Film Awards
6:00 pm PDT 07/04/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

The 64 National Film Awards announced its winners this morning. Encompassing the entire Indian cinema, the annual National Film Awards honour the best films of 2016. Hum Chitra Banate Hai won the Best Animation Film award in the Non-feature Film category. Directed by Nina Sabnani, animated by Piyush Verma and Shyam Sundar Chatterjee and produced by IDA and IIT Mumbai, Hum Chitra Banate Hai is a playfully warm story that brings to life India’s traditional art by incorporating it innovatively … Read More