Education

Tamil Nadu CM J Jayalalithaa gives MGR film and Television Institute a much needed facelift
6:27 pm PDT 15/07/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa on 14 July announced that two new studios with centralised air conditioning rooms would be set-up at the MGR film and Television Institute, one of the three major institutes in India, at Taramani in Chennai. A sum of Rs 15 crore will be spent in getting sophisticated equipment for the institute. Read More


Toonz Academy allies with The Foundry, will now focus on VFX as well
7:23 pm PDT 11/07/2014 By Niyati Handa

Foundry will also offer the curriculum, exercise files and also the authorized certification. The faculties are also trained by Foundry. This will help students in developing multi-disciplined skillsets that can be employed in an individual or global facility environment. Read More


Dwarf Academy: An innovative training department
7:05 pm PDT 11/07/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

Dwarf Academy specializes in a curriculum geared towards high-end computer graphics careers in the entertainment industry. This training department is unique thanks to its intimate links to Dwarf Labs, a busy and successful studio. Each student will be mentored by a professional from Dwarf, ready to show them how it’s done using real-world, deadline-driven examples. Read More


Budget 2014: Animation, Gaming & Special Effects to get a National Centre of Excellence
7:00 pm PDT 10/07/2014 By Sidharth Iyer

According to the announcement made by the Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, the Film & Television Institute (FTII), Pune and Satyajit Ray Film & Television Institute, Kolkata will be accorded status of Institutes of national importance and a National Centre for Excellence in Animation, Gaming and Special effects will be soon set up. Read More


L V Prasad Academy travels to Thiruvananthapuram with a new campus
2:15 pm PDT 08/07/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

The courses that will be offered at the academy in Thiruvananthapuram are two-year full-time post-graduate diploma programmes in film direction and cinematography with plans to add on more courses in the subsequent academic years. The classes will commence from September 2014. Read More


Toonz Academy to hold a free Animation Seminar on 3 July
2:47 pm PDT 02/07/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

The one-day seminar is being conducted as part of Toonz Academy’s initiative to spread awareness among the general public and aspiring students about various stages and techniques of animation production. The seminar on ‘Careers in Animation and Visual Effects’ will be held from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm at VDS Conference Hall, Old Theatre Junction, Marthandam. Read More


Creative Mentors honoured as the best animation and gaming college in south India
2:00 pm PDT 09/06/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

Creative Mentors Animation College bagged a Brands Academy Education Excellence Award for the most promising animation & Gaming College in South India. Read More


Wacom collaborates with Animaster Academy as Industry Partner
12:19 pm PDT 29/05/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

Animaster Academy has taken its standard of student support a notch higher by collaborating with Wacom India, making it a strategic Industry Partner. Read More


Nigerian animation studio Sporedust Media joins as industry partner for Animaster Academy
2:14 pm PDT 28/05/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

Animaster Academy has a new industry partner in Sporedust Media, a leading animation and design studio based out of Nigeria. This association is being seen as an amalgamation of two rapidly developing animation industries. Read More


Anibrain School of Media Design sees the light of day
4:43 pm PDT 26/05/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

The school was conceived as an effort to match the growing demand from the industry, for youngsters who are very keen in learning and participating in the digital revolution.The School of Media Design was fittingly launched by Richard Graham and Jesh Krishna Murthy. Read More


Mirada Transforms UCLA’s Royce Hall with Projection Mapping Spectacle
6:05 pm PDT 22/05/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

Mirada teamed up with UCLA to create a one-of-a-kind film designed specifically for projection onto the façade of the University’s iconic Royce Hall. The 10-minute film produced at 5K+ resolution was developed from beginning to end by Mirada. Read More


Mumbai celebrated films, music, fashion and more at Whistling Woods International’s Celebrate Cinema
2:09 pm PDT 20/05/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

Industry legends and celebrities like Rekha, Vidya Balan, Terrence Lewis, Mohit Chauhan, Subhash Ghai, Govind Nihalani, Hansal Mehta, Diviya Dutta, Neeta Lulla, Bharat & Dorris, Shibani Kashyap, Alka Yagnik amongst others graced the event. Read More