Things to look out for at Anigraph 2004

The wait is finally over. The much awaited Anigraph 2004 starts tomorrow. Check Animation express issue dated 28 June for a blanket coverage of Anigraph 2004. Here are a few things to watch out for at this Mega Fest Discussions & Presentations Creating 3D stereoscopic film : Aabra Ka Dabra – Vinay Naik, Ramesh Meer. June 24, 03.30 pm India’s VFX Pioneer and FX Factory CEO, Ramesh Meer along with FX Factory’s Vinay Naik elaborate on the making of the 3D Film Aabra Ka Daabra. Localisation of Animation in India, Will it work. June 25, 4.30 pm to 6.00 pm Panelists include 2nzCEO Kireet Khurana, Nina Sabnani from NID, Biren Ghose Animation Bridge, Rajiv Sangari – Padmalaya, A D Mehta Escotoonz, Nirmala -Splash TV. Martin Poole’s presentation on motion tracking. June 26, 12.30 pm Martin Poole of The Pixel Farm, UK is specially flying down to explain how their software created the motion tracking of one of the Hollywood’s recent biggest box office grosser films, “Cold Mountain.” A Japanese product called Krops, the cost effective product for Motion Capture will also be discussed and demonstrated at the show. Animation & Visual effects for Advertising & Television. June 26, 02.30 pm The well known Ara, from Famous CineFX will take this session. Famous is one of India’s foremost FX studios for FX in advertisements. Creating digital visual effects for Movies and Television. June 26, 04.30 pm The session on Digital Visual Effects will have country’s best companies showing how the visual effects were done for films like Main Hoon Na, Hero- The Love Story of a Spy, Baaz- The Bird in Danger, Jaal- The Trap, Jai Jantaram Jai Mantaram, Agnipankh, Netaji, Hatim and Aabra-Ka- Daabra. Exhibits The exhibition will showcase the state-of-the-art products and technology of companies like Seagate, Apple, Shaf, IBM, Leitch, Softimage, Eyeon Inc, Alias, Gsport, Motion Builder and many more.