The Animation Society of India [TASI] declares the dates for Anifest India 2012. ANIFEST,this year will take place from the 23rd to the 25th of August at the Fine Arts Society Auditorium in Chembur.
Started in 2005, Anifest has been delivering interactive workshops, seminars, films, panel discussions & viewer’s choice awards. It has been one of the Must Attend events on the Indian animation calendar and highly anticipated by practitioners and students alike.
TASI has gained the strong support of the entire industry including studios, training institutes and software companies. Every year, The TASI Viewers’ Choice Award receives some of the best films from all around the globe.
Giving a glimpse of what to anticipate from Anifest 2012, Vaibhav Kumaresh committee member, TASI, shared with AnimationXpress.com “TASI is happy to share that Patrick Cohen, CG Supervisor on the Oscar winning feature Rango will be joining us this year from ILM at Anifest India. Patrick was responsible for supervising the Lighting, VFX and Compositing on the film and he would be sharing their film making process with us.“
“At Anifest India 12, for the first time ever TASI will be showcasing ‘Innovators’ from different aspects of animation. We are glad to know that we have amongst our fraternity artists who have turned innovators and have devised unique tools and equipment to simplify one’s work. TASI is proud to invite these artists to share their work with the entire community.” He added.
Elaborating more on the sessions at Anifest 2012, Vaibhav Kumaresh highlighted, “We are yet to create a strong audience for our Indian animation feature films. With a healthy number of films set to release this year, this year at Anifest India, a panel of directors will share with us the challenges faced in creating animated movies.
Anifest’12 will feature sessions on Advertising, Storytelling, Sound design and music composition, Design driven animation, Gaming and Comic Art.”
TASI VIEWERS CHOICE AWARDS: LAST DATE FOR ENTRIES 15 JULY
A great number of entries are also anticipated at The Viewers Choice Awards organized by TASI and held at Anifest every year. The call for entries is open and the deadline for entries is 15 July.
Submitting movies in TASI VIEWERS CHOICE AWARDS is free.
The entries can be submitted under the following areas:
Student films: Animation films produced / directed by students
Independent Professional short films: Animation short films produced / directed by professionals
Commissioned films: Animated ad films, promos, packaging, music videos, public service films
Maximum duration of films: 10 mins (Films of longer duration will not be considered for the competition)
You can Log on to http://www.tasionline.org/2012/05/tvca2012-call-for-entries/ to download your entry form.
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