‘Double Happy vs The Infinite Sadness: Pharos’ teaser bags Bronze at AEAF
11:30 am PDT 04/09/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

The Moneystack and 2xcubed teams are on cloud nine as their first teaser of the upcoming adventure game Double Happy vs. The Infinite Sadness: Pharos has been awarded with a Bronze in the Game Cinematic Category at Australian Effects and Animation Festival, 2014. The winners for this category were announced by Digital Media World at a ceremony in Sydney. The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Trailer and Civilization-Brave New World won Gold and Silver respectively. The AEAF Awards, now in its … Read More

42nd Annual Annie Awards ‘calls for entries’
11:00 am PDT 04/09/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

On 3 September, The International Animated Film Society, (ASIFA) – Hollywood issued a call for submissions of entries, for the 42nd Annual Annie Awards. Today, ASIFA-Hollywood is the world’s first and foremost professional organisation, which promotes the Art of Animation. The Annie Awards will be held on 31 January, 2015 at Royce Hall on the UCLA campus in Los Angeles. There are a total of 36 categories this year, which include Production, Achievement and Special Juried awards. A new category that … Read More

Cartoon Network wins ‘Superbrands 2014-15’ in Satellite Channel – Children category
5:00 pm PDT 11/08/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

Cartoon Network emerged as the leading brand in the category ‘Satellite Channel – Children’ for the year 2014-2015. Infact, Cartoon Network received a net score of 8 out of 10, ranking it amongst the top 10 per cent of all brands across all categories in India. The channel reclaims the title, having won the accolade in the same category in 2012-2013. Read More

Peg + Cat bags three Emmy Awards
12:03 pm PDT 24/06/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

9 Story Entertainment’s series Peg + Cat (80 x 12’) has been honoured with the three Daytime Emmy Awards, including Outstanding Pre-School Children’s Animation Program, Outstanding Performer in an Animated Program (Hayley Faith Negrin) and Production Design (Jennifer Oxley). Read More

Indian VFX industry is catching up very quickly with its international counterparts: Krishna Shetty
2:45 pm PDT 19/05/2014 By Sidharth Iyer

In a free flowing tete-a-tete with’s Sidharth Iyer, Shetty throws light on his personal journey, his professional journey, winning the National Award, future of VFX in India and much more! Read More

19 Scientific and Technical Achievements to Be Honored With Academy Awards
4:42 pm PDT 09/01/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences have announced that 19 scientific and technical achievements represented by 52 individual award recipients will be honored at its annual Scientific and Technical Awards Presentation on Saturday, February 15, at The Beverly Hills Hotel. Read More

Shilpa Ranade Bags TheWIFTS Foundation 2013 Inaugural Animation Award for ‘The World of Goopi and Bagha’
6:49 pm PDT 03/12/2013 By Zeenia Boatwala

Taking Indian Animation to up one level, Illustrator and Animator Shilpa Ranade, Director of The World of Goopi and Bagha, has won TheWIFTS Foundation 2013 Inaugural Animation Award for her feature length presentation of this classic and colorful Indian children’s story. Read More

Toronto Animation Arts Festival International Calls for Submissions
4:11 pm PDT 16/10/2013 By AnimationXpress Team

The 3rd Annual Toronto Animation Arts Festival International – (TAAFI) is pleased to announce the opening for the 2014 Call For Submissions. This year’s Festival not only accepts animated shorts and feature length films but also encourages submissions of visual effects projects, commercials, game trailers/ cinematics, motion graphics projects, as well as non-traditional animated arts content. Read More

Stalwarts Productions’ short ‘Pahal- The Initiative’ wins at My Mumbai Short Film Festival 2013
6:42 pm PDT 09/10/2013 By Nicole Fernandes

‘Pahal- The Initiative, 2D Animation short film made by Mumbai based Stalwarts Productions won the VFX Animation Award at My Mumbai Short Film Festival Read More

Arena’s Rahul Punyani sweeps student category honors at TVCA (Interview)
6:22 pm PDT 02/09/2013 By Nicole Fernandes

Rahul Punyani, a Delhi based Arena Animation academy, Rajouri Garden student’s short ‘Virtual Thought’ was screened at ‘ANIFEST INDIA 2013’ and was awarded the ‘Student Category Award’. interacted with Rahul Punyani to know more about the making of the short. How did you get interested in animation? Since childhood, I used to watch the cartoon series of ‘Mickey Mouse’ and create sketches of the character. As I grew up, I got interested in watching cartoon series, animation movies and drew … Read More

World Skills Graphic Art Winner- Arun Raj Balasubramani, Reliance AIMS & FICCI Felicitated By P. Chidambaram
6:59 pm PDT 20/08/2013 By AnimationXpress Team

It was a proud moment for Reliance Animation as the candidate, Arun Raj Balasubramani, trained under the tutelage of Mr. Sathish Narayanan – Academic Director, Reliance AIMS (Animation Infotainment & Media School), won the “Medallion of Excellence” and “Best of the Nation” award too. Read More

Reliance AIMS Mentored Arun Raj Balasubramani Bags Two Awards at the World Skills Competition, Leipzig Germany 2013
4:43 pm PDT 15/07/2013 By AnimationXpress Team

The Team India returns back home with a rich and unforgettable experience from the world of flawless WorldSkills International Competition, Leipzig, Germany 2013 and an exciting WorldSkills Excellence Festival “Made in Germany”, which stands for excellence of engineering and design the world over. Made up of 21 male and 3 female competitors participating in 23 skills, ranging in age from 17 to 22, Team India was awarded the ‘excellence award’ in Jewelry making, IT Solutions for business, and Graphic Design … Read More