Arena Orbit Live 2014 successfully concludes four day learning mega fest: Industry Honors Announced -

Arena Orbit Live 2014 successfully concludes four day learning mega fest: Industry Honors Announced

The second edition of Arena Orbit Live 2014 concluded successfully on Sunday, January 12, 2014. Orbit Live 2014, witnessed a roaring success with huge participation from industry experts, animation studios and Arena students, who came together from across the country & the globe. The event was inaugurated by Ninad Karpe, CEO and Managing Director, Aptech Ltd and Anuj Kacker, Executive Director, Aptech Ltd.

Chris Ford of Pixar Animation Studio and Susan Erokan from DreamWorks USA visited India for the first time to address Indian Animation students. The chief guests for the award night were Chris, Susan Erokan, and Easo Thampy Matthew, National Head Operation, Aptech.

The keynote addresses were delivered by Chris Ford and Susan Erokan. More than 150+ industry experts, top animation & VFX studios and 300+ Arena students from across the country participated in this event. In a glittering awards ceremony industry stalwarts such as N. Madhusudhanan, P. Jayakumar of Toonz Animation India and Vaibhav More of Vaibhav More Films were honored amongst others. Arena Animation also awarded its alumni and young talent with Orbit Live 2014 awards.

Interesting revelations from the Indian and International Animation Studios are coming in from Orbit Live with an official announcement on Arena Animation’s Official Facebook and Twitter Page of Chris Ford Announcing Pixar RenderMan & Arena Animation Collaboration after which Arena students will get exclusive access to the software.Also, Prasad Studios setting up its base at Kolkata has been unveiled by Sree Suresh and Prime Focus to set up stereoscopy facility at Goa & hire freshers was revealed by Saharsh Shah.

And the Industry Honors Went to..

Visual Effects Valiant N. Madhusudhanan   Outstanding Visual Effects in Indian Cinema – Vishwaroopam N. Madhusudhanan
Visual Effects Powerhouse Red Chillies VFX Red Chillies VFX Outstanding Visual Effects in Indian Cinema – Krrish 3 Keitan Yadav
India’s International VFX Giant Merzin Tavaria Prime Focus Ltd. maintaining India’s presence in Global VFX Merzin Tavaria
Indian Animation Powerhouse P. Jayakumar Toonz Animation India For adding to the health of the Indian ecosystem by regularly providing work to several Indian studios , for creating original Indian Ips and its continued presence in Internationl Market P. Jayakumar
Outstanding Indian Design based IP Charuvi Agarwal Charuvi Design Labs For Shri Hanuman Chalisa Charuvi Agarwal
Lionheart of Animation Ranjit Singh Ranjit Singh For your valuable & consistent contribution to the community & an Authorative Treatise on Animation Production Management Ranjit Singh
Lionheart of Animation Vaibhav More Films Vaibhav More For consistenly contributing to the community as well as producing cutting edge work in animation, year on year. Vaibhav More
Lionheart of Animation Zee TV Vipul Bhalala For his cutting edge creative finishing & motion graphics work Vipul Bhalala
Lionheart of Animation Ramana P. M. V Ramana P. M. V For his inspiring concept art, visual development & matte painting wizardry Ramana P. M. V.
Inspiring Animation Inde Pradeep Patil Roaming Design Impactful Communication through Original Indian Content Pradeep Patil
Outstanding contribution to Comics & Graphic Novels ecosytem Campfire Campfire Outstanding contribution to Comics & Graphic Novels ecosytem Anuja Thirani       Sagar Vinod Mulay
Indian Animation IP Creator Rudra Matsa Entertainment Rudra Matsa Entertainment Indian Animated IP – Pandavas TV series Rudra Matsa
Indian Animation Valiant Shilpa Ranade Shilpa Ranade For producing animated feature through CFSI Shilpa Ranade
Outstanding VFX Production in Indian Television Mahabharat Swastik Productions For taking Television VFX to a new Paradigm Swastik Productions

Orbit Live 2014, is a livewire interactive mega learning event and an exclusive initiative by Arena Animation – the global leader in hi-end animation & multimedia training. It was an inspirational and aspirational learning confluence of students, industry leaders and practitioners, well attended by global industry professionals. The event comprised of a variety of intense interactive workshops, seminars, technology sessions, HR outlook sessions and an award ceremony all spread over the four days of the event providing a unique learning opportunity for the Arena students.

ORBIT LIVE – STAR TALENT AWARD 2014
1 STAR ALUMNI AWARD Santosh Anthony
2 STAR ALUMNI AWARD Indu Shrivastav
3 STAR ALUMNI AWARD Abhineeth

Students got their curiosity on Animation & Digital media satiated by interacting directly with the top most professionals from the animation world. Students also participated and won awards in “Live projects” of Jameson – Done in 60 sec and Karbonn Mobile campaign provided by Talent House.

Ninad Karpe, CEO & Managing Director, Aptech Ltd, says “I’m delighted to see the passion and enthusiasm of the students who have come from all across India to attend this event. Orbit Live is a great learning confluence and we hope that the students and industry professionals take home a lot of learning and insights from this event”.

Chris Ford, Pixar, USA, says, “Cinematic GPU rendering & more photorealism are the future of entertainment in the world. I am extremely impressed with the kind of work displayed by the Arena students and strongly believe that they have the capability of producing works of animation comparable to international standards”.

Susan Erokan, DreamWorks, USA, says, “DreamWorks and India friendship is the future. Animation is no longer limited to Los Angeles or California and is fast moving to India. DreamWorks’ next will mostly be made at their Bangalore studio. With DreamWorks hiring in Bangalore & looking at internships, raising prospects for animators in India are definitely on an uphill”.

The masters of entertainment, the TRON group from Delhi along with a Jam session with Paint Drumming enthralled the 100+ Industry professionals & over 250 students at the Orbit Live Awards & Industry Honours Night. The ‘art vibe’ was truly enhanced in the electrifying evening, followed by HR outlook to students the next morning, thus concluding the four day mega learning event, called unique by the Industry.

The event was hosted by Kubra Sait. To entertain the crowd, The Grind (Pool Party) Anime Jamoori carnival was organized every evening, imbibing fun learning with masquerade parade, comic tattoos &, talent hunt, contests and much more.

ORBIT LIVE – STAR TALENT AWARD 2014
S. NO. TITLE STUDENT NAME WORKSHOP CENTER
DATE
1 STAR TALENT AWARD 2014 Sandesh Sadashiv Bhilare Principles of Animation Thane
10/1/2014
2 STAR TALENT AWARD 2014 Ranpara Meghna Pankajbhai Art of Visual Expression / Group 3 Maninagar
10/1/2014
Vishal Kale Art of Visual Expression / Group 3 Thane
10/1/2014
Khilesh Murli Shahu Art of Visual Expression / Group 3 Dharampeth
10/1/2014
Patel Jay Vinodkumar Art of Visual Expression / Group 3 Naranpura
10/1/2014
3 STAR TALENT AWARD 2014 L S Lakshmikanthan Character Design Kilpauk
10/1/2014
4 STAR TALENT AWARD 2014 Ankita Patel Live Project Jameson / Movie – SHITMAN Malviya Nagar
10/1/2014
Sunny Singh Live Project Jameson / Movie – SHITMAN Malviya Nagar
10/1/2014
Sharukh Tanvir Live Project Jameson / Movie – SHITMAN Connaught Place
10/1/2014
Khusro Raft Live Project Jameson / Movie – SHITMAN Jaipur
10/1/2014
Shivesh Mishra Live Project Jameson / Movie – SHITMAN Lucknow
10/1/2014
Nebal Jemal Saleh Malifo Live Project Jameson / Movie – SHITMAN Ganganagar
10/1/2014
5 STAR TALENT AWARD 2014 Smita Chowdhury Live Project Karbonn Salt Lake Sec 1
10/1/2014
6 STAR TALENT AWARD 2014 Lakshya Sunder Wani The Art of Compositing/ Group RGB Shastri Nagar
10/1/2014
Harshal S Sonawane The Art of Compositing/ Group RGB Thane
10/1/2014
7 STAR TALENT AWARD 2014 Pooja Singh The Camera and Visual story Telling Indira Nagar
11/1/2014
Nitish Kumar The Camera and Visual story Telling Greater Noida
11/1/2014
Mihir Joshi The Camera and Visual story Telling Sayyajiganj
11/1/2014
Banoth Sohanlal The Camera and Visual story Telling
11/1/2014
Paramveer Singh Bhatia The Camera and Visual story Telling
11/1/2014
8 STAR TALENT AWARD 2014 Neha V Jain Color Grading for Films and TV Kilpauk
11/1/2014
Mohammed Abu Bakker Color Grading for Films and TV Kilpauk
11/1/2014
9 STAR TALENT AWARD 2014 Manoranjan K The Art of Motion Graphics / Group 12 Ameerpet
11/1/2014
Rakesh Kumar Mishra  Bapuji Nagar
11/1/2014
10 STAR TALENT AWARD 2014 M Stalinkumar Ideating Imagery RSPuram Coimbatore
11/1/2014
S. NO. TITLE STUDENT NAME WORKSHOP CENTER
DATE
11 STAR TALENT AWARD 2014 Paras Vijay Acting and Timing for Animation/Group Keyframe Jaipur 3
11/1/2014
Prakriti Agarwal Acting and Timing for Animation/Group Keyframe Park Street
11/1/2014
12 STAR TALENT AWARD 2014 Ultrasonic Group Foley Sound Design for Animation
11/1/2014
Rajeshwari Verma New Delhi
11/1/2014
Vicky Tailor Surat
11/1/2014
Khusro Rafat
11/1/2014
Avni Umirgar Surat
11/1/2014
Kruti Adalja Surat
11/1/2014
Hemal sonani Surat
11/1/2014
Chandrabhan Yadav
11/1/2014
Vignesh RSPuram
11/1/2014
R Jagadish RSPuram
11/1/2014
Kameshwaran T Nagar
11/1/2014
Shubham Upadhyay Ghaziabad
11/1/2014
Mahim Goyal Chandigarh
11/1/2014
Mohd. Asim Noida 3
11/1/2014
Prashant Vikram Noida 3
11/1/2014
Pankaj Yadav Noida 3
11/1/2014
Anjali Mishra Chandigarh
11/1/2014

 

 

 

 

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