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

MindBox and NASSCOM collaborate to evangelise game developers with ‘GameJam Titans’
5:30 pm PDT 04/08/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

The ‘GameJam Titans’ is a game development competition; set to be held across six cities in India (Chennai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Pune and Delhi respectively) beginning from 22 August to 28 September 2014. Read More

ZICA Ranchi releases trailer of its sci-fi feature film ‘The Black Era’
1:30 pm PDT 25/07/2014 By Sidharth Iyer

The team is currently in the production stage and has already completed most of the preliminary work. The project began in early June and is expected to be completed by end of August. Most of the film is being made using Maya, DAZ3D, Nuke and After Effects. The film will be using real footages of the Dhanbad coal mine fire and complimented with CGI and 3D animation as well. Read More

Arena Perspectives: An initiative to bring animation lovers closer to the industry
12:30 pm PDT 24/07/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

The event was attended by 800 participants, who enthusiastically communicated with the industry professionals. 242 students attended the job fair, of which 97 were shortlisted for interviews. The industry veterans were extremely impressed by the young talent pool and informed the students of future job prospects. Read More

Kamal Haasan urges Whistling Woods to produce feature films with alumni in association with Hollywood corpus
6:36 pm PDT 21/07/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

The Maestro award was conferred on Kamal Hassan and writer Javed Siddiqui for their excellence in cinema & the arts, on behalf of the students, faculty and management. The 7th Convocation saw 200 students graduate making the total number of Whistling Woods Alumni over a 1000 in number who are successfully working in the Entertainment & Media Industry today. Read More