The ’4th Global Youth Marketing Forum 2011′ held on 14th–15th February, 2012 at Taj Lands End, Mumbai organized by Star TV has conferred veteran animation filmmaker Dhimant Vyas with “Outstanding Individual Achievement For Character Animation” Award.
The Global Youth Marketing Forum (GYMF) is one of the largest rendezvous of Youth experts, Marketing professionals, Researchers, Cool Hunters and Brand Specialists behind some of the world’s most successful and sought after youth brands across fashion, music, technology, sports and lifestyle. The theme of 4th Global Youth Marketing Forum was “Multi Tasking, Multi Media & Cross-Channel Generation: Discover What Youth Want NOW To Get Cut-Through”.
Expressing his surprise and happiness on this Award Dhimant Vyas shared with AnimationXpress.com, “It is great to see that the marketing segment is recognizing animation as a medium and is recognizing individuals from this segment.”
Dhimant Vyas is a veteran Animation Film Designer who has previously worked with the Academy Award winning Animation Studio – Aardaman Animation. An alumnus of the National Institute of Design (NID), his previous works include the title animation sequence for acclaimed Hindi feature film ‘Taare Zameen Par‘. He has worked with brands like BBC, UNICEF, FCB ULKA, Zee TV, MTV, Cartoon Network and Nickelodeon. His work for Taare Zameen Par, Happy Planet, Cute Bunny, Y-snore, MTV promos and his photography have won him several national and international awards.
Currently Vyas is working as the Creative Director for social gaming giant Zynga at its India office in Bangalore. He adds, “I have always wondered about games and now I am learning how they are done. As an artist I like to learn about all artistic mediums.”
One of the Key features of the Youth Marketing Forum was “GLOBAL YOUTH MARKETING AWARD”. The Youth Marketing Forum is governed by Advisory Board which guides the strategic intent of the forum to its logical success.
The Youth Marketing Forum reached out to young crowd and the marketing and brand professionals across the Globe. The Youth Marketing Forum is strategically partnered by CMO Council USA (www.cmocouncil.org) and CMO Asia (www.cmoasia.org). The Forum is an annual non-profit making activity & aimed at a professional cause of development and growth.
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