ITV’s new education concept: Newsroom as Classroom
12:10 am PDT 15/10/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

It’s a Revolution in Media Education. A New Media Institute adds new dimensions to imparting knowledge. ITV School of Media and Management is introducing short term specialized courses, offering an opportunity to work in broadcast news channels. For the first time in the history of Media education, Newsrooms will act as classrooms. Students will get a chance to learn from professionals and will get the unique opportunities to work in professional channels. ITV School of Media and Management is the … Read More

MAAC launches its high-tech 3D Animation and VFX training centre in Mangalore, Karnataka
1:45 pm PDT 13/10/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

Maya Academy of Advanced Cinematics (MAAC), India’s leading educator in 3D Animation and Visual Effects, launched its centre in Mangalore recently. The centre will offer the entire range of advanced cinematic courses such as, Advance Diploma in 3D Animation EDGE (AD3D EDGE), D3D, VFX, etc. This is the 1st centre of MAAC at Mangalore and its 8th Centre in Karnataka. The centre is equipped with state-of-the-art infrastructure to train students in the latest 3D Animation & Visual Effects technology. Karnataka is … Read More

Seth Green and the studio behind ‘Robot Chicken’ partner with Vimeo to introduce online stop-motion animation course
11:30 am PDT 10/10/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

Vimeo and Stoopid Buddy Stoodios, the studio behind the longest running stop-motion show on television, Robot Chicken, as well as Mattel’s WWE Slam City, L/Studio’s Friendship All-Stars, MAD’s stop-motion Spy vs. Spy, among many others, have announced a partnership to offer a first-of-its-kind stop-motion character animation course. “Stoopid Buddy Stoodios Animation Class” will be released exclusively on Vimeo On Demand and taught by Stoopid Buddy’s award-winning animation team. The two-hour course is the first animation educational service of its kind, … Read More

Dr. Bhatkar Inaugurates World Skill India – National Competition (Graphic Design)
9:45 am PDT 10/10/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

The quest to choose the National Winner from among 11 regional winners to represent India at the World Skills Competition at Sao Paulo in 2015 in the Graphic Design category got rolling in Pune at Reliance AIMS, F.C. Road Center on 6 October. The event was inaugurated by eminent computer scientist Dr. Vijay Bhatkar in the presence of the top management of Reliance AIMS – Atul Vohra, COO, Sathish Narayanan, Dean Academics and Tejonidhi Bhandare, CFO and Reliance AIMS, FC … Read More

Arena Perspectives 2014 brings animation enthusiasts and industry veterans under one roof; showcases Laika’s next feature ‘The Boxtrolls’
10:45 am PDT 09/10/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

Arena animation conducted Perspectives 2014 – an ospportunity for all animation lovers to interact with big names in the animation and VFX industry on 7 October at the Vivanta by Taj in Pune. Steve Emerson of Award winning Laika Studios, USA, who is the co-VFX supervisor of The BoxTrolls interacted with over 200 animation and VFX enthusiasts that attended the event and showcased Stop-Motion Animation and New Technology at LAIKA studios which was used in their upcoming film – The … Read More

Anibrain School of Media Design offering career in gaming!
8:30 am PDT 27/09/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

The new age gaming consoles like PS3 and XBox has revolutionalized the gaming industry over a decade. This has resulted into more career options in this marvellous field of Gaming. If you are passionate about Gaming and willing to work hard, then an exciting and fabulous career is awaiting for you. Gaming is a continuously changing field enabling you to reinvent yourself. A few years ago, there were only two fields in Gaming that were promptly focused – Game Author … Read More

Rohit Shetty conducts Master Class for Whistling Woods International students
7:15 am PDT 06/09/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

Post the success of Singham Returns, Rohit Shetty came to Whistling Woods International to share his experience while filming the blockbuster with the students. He shared his expertise and knowledge at a master class conducted at WWI. Rohit Shetty said, “It is extremely encouraging for me to come to Whistling Woods International and interact with the youngsters. In fact, I come for myself; to meet new talent who are exposed to new techniques. I come to this institute to learn … Read More

FICCI, AMD, DELL, HP, NVIDIA Extend Support to the Launch of First Autodesk University in the Subcontinent
2:00 pm PDT 03/09/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

Leaders of India’s enterprise technology sector have committed to support India’s design ecosystem with strong participation and product showcase at the first ever Autodesk University (AU) to be held on 11 and 12 September, 2014 at The Renaissance, Powai, Mumbai. This comes after the success of the Autodesk University Extension (AUx) event held in Mumbai last year. With the participation of technology leaders from across the industry like AMD, DELL, HP and NVIDIA, Autodesk University will demonstrate the benefits that the combination of powerful design software with powerful … Read More

CIMIT launches new animation course at Bhubaneswar
9:30 am PDT 30/08/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

All the students residing in Odisha, who wish to start a career in animation can enrol themselves at Cybertech Institute of Management and Information Technology (CIMIT) as it has launched its new course in animation, which will offer various multimedia and animation courses including Diploma in Animation and B.Sc. in animation. The One Year Diploma courses in Multimedia & Animation provides students with plenty of opportunities to excel in the sector of animation layout design & animation principles, post production, … Read More

Free Seminar at FX School: Architectural Design Visualisation
10:00 am PDT 28/08/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

With a huge demand for 3D artists, who can design and create realistic, lifelike visualisations of buildings and interiors in the Architecture and Interiors industry; FX School is holding a free seminar on Thursday, 28 August focusing on Architectural Design Visualisation. FX School’s seminar on Architecture Design Visualization will give one a lowdown on all the essential skills he/she can build to become a part of this booming, lucrative industry, using the revolutionary, open source 3D software, Blender. This seminar … Read More

India Gears Up For the Launch of First Ever Autodesk University
4:50 pm PDT 25/08/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

Autodesk, Inc has announced the launch of Autodesk University (AU) in India for the first time ever. The India leg of the world’s largest learning and networking event for Autodesk technology users will be held on 11 and 12 September, 2014 at The Renaissance, Powai, Mumbai. This comes after the success of the Autodesk University Extension (AUx) event held in Mumbai last year. The theme of AU is ‘Learn. Connect. Explore’ and the one and half day-long event is expected … Read More

Educational entertainment company ties up with AT&T and Samsung
10:30 am PDT 18/08/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

Families can access educational entertainment – with new content added daily for constant engagement – and use Famigo’s optional child lock to keep tablets family-safe. The latest version of Famigo also features a simplified login process, more educational content and a free version of the app with limited content. Read More