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Subhash Ghai announces ‘Dilip Kumar Scholarship’ at Whistling Woods International
6:00 pm PDT 19/12/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

As a mark of respect for Dilip Kumar, producer – director Subhash Ghai has instituted a scholarship in his name. It is to encourage aspiring talented youth to apply to study at Whistling Woods International (WWI). The scholarship will allow students to receive two years of training free of cost. Said WWI chairman Subhash Ghai, “Dilip sahib taught me to bring dignity to this profession of cinema and to bring a change in the Indian cinema culture by setting up … Read More


MAAC felicitates talented animators with festive celebration of ‘24 FPS 2014’
3:00 pm PDT 03/12/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

Maya Academy of Advanced Cinematics (MAAC) – leader in 3D Animation and VFX training hosted the 11th 24 FPS Awards 2014 in association with United Nations Information Centre (UNIC) on November 28th, 2014, at the Lalit Intercontinental in Mumbai. Kubra Sait conducted the fun-filled event, which witnessed prominent faces.  Anurag Basu, director of  films like Murder, Life in a metro, and the widely acclaimed  Barfi, graced the event through his presence at the morning event-‘MAAC’s got Talent’ and also felicitated the … Read More


MAAC Vashi Won UNIC- 24FPS International Animation Award 2014
12:30 pm PDT 30/11/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

In the 11th celebratory year of 24FPS International Animation Awards, MAAC sustained its association with UNIC to bring to the fore, some of the world’s biggest priorities like save water, AIDS awareness, girl education etc through creative minds and a platform that the world could witness. For the First time MAAC introduced an exclusive award category ‘UNIC- 24FPS International Animation Award 2014’ wherein MAAC students got an opportunity to work on ten  important issues and displayed their talent on the 24FPS stage to a global audience.  MAAC Vashi … Read More


MAAC – UNIC obtain a sizeable number of applications for 11th 24 FPS International Animation Awards 2014
10:15 am PDT 22/11/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

Maya Academy of Advanced Cinematics (MAAC), a leader in 3D Animation and VFX training, in the fourth year of its association with the United Nations Information Centre for India and Bhutan (UNIC), is prepping for India’s most coveted animation awards ‘24 FPS International Animation Awards 2014’. The theme for this year’s awards is in support of the UN’s mission to improve the lives of millions through animation films. For external participants, the theme is open. The event has already received … Read More


MAAC lends a helping hand to PM Modi’s ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’
11:30 am PDT 31/10/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

Maya Academy of Advanced Cinematics (MAAC), India’s leading educator in 3D Animation and Visual Effects, launched its Swachh Bharat Abhiyan awareness programme with the support of Bangalore Political Action Committee (B.PAC) on 29 October, 2014 at 11:00 am at Bangalore Cantonment Railway Station. More than 200 students of MAAC cleaned in and around the railway station area, followed by putting up of plants. The students of MAAC pledged to give their best to make India a clean and hygienic country. … Read More


MAAC 24 FPS 2014, bigger and better!
5:30 pm PDT 20/10/2014 By Niyati Handa

MAAC 24 FPS, one of the biggest Animation Awards function is back yet again in its 11th edition this year. The 24 FPS International Animation Awards recognizes animation talent from across the Indian-subcontinent and beyond. Initiated by MAAC in 2003, this event has grown over the years by leaps and bounds. “It is with great pride and confidence we can say that MAAC 24 FPS is now the most revered awards  festival , in the category of Animation & Visual … Read More


InOpen Technologies ties up with Tata ClassEdge to revolutionise computer science education in schools
1:20 am PDT 15/10/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

InOpen Technologies, an education start up, has tied up with Tata Class Edge (a group company of Tata), a leading provider of technology-enabled educational solution for schools. The partnership aims to impart thinking skills through computer science education. The motive of the tie up is to build a unique computer education approach in schools. They would take a practical step-by-step approach to equip students with the skills required for creating computer programs and applications, which is required to orient students … Read More


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


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