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Pixelloid partners with Vancouver Film School Canada to offer courses in 3D animation and VFX
2:00 pm PDT 14/05/2015 By AnimationXpress Team

Pixelloid Studios has partnered with Vancouver Film School, Canada – one of the leading institutes in the world – to offer a unique production based two year program in 3D Animation & Visual effects, which enables the student to study both in India & Canada. “We are very honoured and happy that Vancouver Film School (VFS) have chosen us to partner with, as they are one of the leading schools in the world teaching Visual effects.” Pixelloid Studios, founder/creative director, … Read More


Delhi CG Animation Awards 2015: The Melting Pot of Animation and VFX professionals
8:30 am PDT 23/04/2015 By AnimationXpress Team

India’s leading Animation, VFX and Multimedia institute, Maya Academy of Advanced Cinematics (MAAC) South Extension, Pitampura and Rajouri Garden presented the 4th edition of annual “Delhi CG Animation Awards” at DilliHaat, INA, New Delhi on 11 April, 2015. DCGAA, as it is fondly called, is a platform where the industry and education in the Media and Entertainment sector comes together. professional filmmakers, photographers, game designers, corporate designers, visual effects studios, architectural animation studios, animated – filmmaking industry veterans and students are the participants and audience of DCGAA, which received 2,000+ submissions in its 2015 edition. … Read More


3D Training Institute hosts a webinar on 29 April focusing on building a successful career in VFX
12:30 pm PDT 10/04/2015 By AnimationXpress Team

3D Training Institute will feature MPC (Moving Picture Company), a giant in the animated movie industry, and recruiter Christina Zervos, who will describe what MPC evaluates when hiring 3D professionals. Christina will also review the demo reel of MPC animator Julien Deragon. This webinar is for anyone, ranging from beginners who are interested in exploring a career in movies and visual effects, to professionals who would like to get an insider’s perspective on the recruiting process of large animation studios. The live … Read More


MAAC opens centre in Bhubaneswar
11:30 am PDT 30/03/2015 By AnimationXpress Team

MAAC directors Sandip Saha and Deepak Kedia announced that the institute has opened a new centre at Bhubaneswar, after the success of MAAC Grirsh Park Kolkata. MAAC business head Ram Warrior said, “A land of opportunities, Bhubaneswar has the potential and has already emerged the scale of enviable heights of achievements in educational sector. Be it IT, technology, law, media, films etc. It has a vast scope of development. The people here are keen to explore the different dimension and aspects of … Read More


MAAC launches Animation and VFX training centre in Malleshwaram, Bangalore
9:30 am PDT 18/03/2015 By AnimationXpress Team

Maya Academy of Advanced Cinematics (MAAC), one of India’s leading educator in high-end 3D Animation and Visual Effects, today announced the launch of its centre in Malleshwaram , Bangalore. The inauguration of MAAC’s 7th center of in Bangalore centre was done by Actor & Producer Raghavendra Rajkumar, felicitated by dignitaries such as D Suresh Gowda, Producer & Social Worker, Dr R C Hiremath, Pririncipal of KLE college and Goda Anirudh Raghavan, Cartoonist & Shajan Samuel Sr.VP MAAC (India). The centre is equipped with state-of-the-art infrastructure to train students … Read More


Dolby opens first-ever training academy in Malaysia for Dolby 5.1 Surround Sound
9:30 am PDT 16/03/2015 By AnimationXpress Team

Mediagroup Academy, a division of Salzbrenner Stagetec Mediagroup, and Dolby Laboratories, recently announced the launch of the first media training facilities in Malaysia to be fully equipped for training on the creation of Dolby 5.1 surround sound. The media training academy will provide professional-level education for working media practitioners and media enthusiasts who seek to enhance their knowledge. “We are delighted to be working closely with Mediagroup Academy to cultivate media talent in the region and share Dolby’s broadcast technology … Read More


ZICA’s Aesthetics 2014-15: A grand success!
2:30 pm PDT 13/03/2015 By AnimationXpress Team

Aesthetics 2014-15, ZICA’s first ever National Student’s Meet was conducted on 27th & 28th February 2015. The event brought together all its students from across the nation under one roof and on a common platform for the very first time in ZICA’s history. Aesthetics 2014-2015 gave students an opportunity to showcase their creativity via their independent films and awarding them on the same in various categories by the jury members. It was a hugely successful event with nearly 100 students … Read More


ZICA’s Aesthetics ’14-’15 is our first students meet in history: Siddharth Roy
2:00 pm PDT 27/02/2015 By AnimationXpress Team

What is Aesthetics 2014-2015? Most animation institutes impart the basic skills required to get a job in the animation industry. However, propagating the intrinsic artistic sensibilities and aesthetics within students rather than teaching only the software, which keeps upgrading from time to time, would never make an artist go obsolete. That been ZICA’s mantra, and has also been the inspiration behind Aesthetics 2014-2015. ZICA has come a long way as an institute that has instilled aesthetics within its students, which … Read More


After Comic Con, ZICA does Aesthetics 2014-2015
1:30 pm PDT 27/02/2015 By AnimationXpress Team

After cute Minions dressed up as Superman (or Superminion?) and as Jack Sparrow from the movie series, Pirates of the Caribbean and as Marvel Comic Universe’s Wolverine in the Comic Con event held in Mumbai on the 19 December to 21 December 2014, ZICA strikes again with its first ever National Student’s Meet event called Aesthetics 2014-2015 slated on the 27 and 28 of Feb 2015. After an amazing display of ingenious creativity, by adorning the ZICA stall at the … Read More


Introduction to ZICA’s Aesthetics 2014-2015
12:00 pm PDT 23/02/2015 By AnimationXpress Team

The Indian animation industry is taking center stage, emerging as an important destination for outsourcing assignments from global studios such as Walt Disney Pictures and Cartoon Network. The country may be equipped with the requisite work force, but the real challenge is the talent crunch that the industry is facing at the moment. “Most animation institutes impart the basic skills required to get a job in the animation industry. However, to propagate the intrinsic artistic sensibilities and aesthetics within students … Read More


Whistling Woods and TISS team up to offer graduate degree in filmmaking and animation
12:00 pm PDT 11/02/2015 By AnimationXpress Team

Whistling Woods International (WWI) has partnered with Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) for proliferating film and media education. The joint program will offer graduate degrees in filmmaking, animation, media and communications and fashion. Admission for the courses has already begun while classes will commence in July 2015. All degree courses at WWI will be awarded TISS degrees. Talking about the association, WWI founder and chairman Subhash Ghai said, “A lot of thought and meticulous planning has gone into finalising … Read More


DSK International Campus’s student film ‘Magarwasi’ wins two awards
2:00 pm PDT 22/01/2015 By AnimationXpress Team

Mumbai – The city of celluloid dreams since past century- is the destination of thousands of budding & professional filmmakers in India & world. The city has nurtured many great filmmakers, technicians & entertained the millions worldwide through cinema. People also fondly called it as Bollywood. In the highly competitive age of cinema ‘Mumbai Shorts International Film Festival’ is the platform for short filmmakers to put their work forward among the league of professional. Among the various categories in the … Read More