Toonz Animation’s Flying Elephant competition is ready to take flight

If you have a story to tell the world, or a film to show, then Toonz Animation’s Flying Elephant competition is the perfect platform for your dreams to take flight. One of the leading animation production houses in the country is coming back with its premium property – Masters of the Animation Masters Summit 2015 – once again, with the introduction of the Flying Elephant competition. “Share your ideas and movie to the world; bend a few rules to bring in more entertainment; be a trendsetter of this art, and feel the pleasure of being in the limelight,” reads the description on the website inviting submissions that will be viewed and evaluated by the Masters of the Animation Masters Summit – 2015. The purpose of the competition is to bring to the surface, the evolution and new tendencies in the Animation industry and to showcase originality and excellence. Toonz Animation, a division of Toonz Media Group, is the organiser of this competition with the larger motto of entertaining the world. “We believe in storytelling and the contest is not specifically restricted to the medium of animation. It could be Live-Action too. It doesn’t matter which medium you choose; what matters is how well it is done. Come, join the competition, send us your film and be a part of this grandeur. The flying elephants are waiting for you,” the message on the competition page further adds. There are four categories under which the competition will be played out; Animation Short Films (duration of 22 minutes); Animation Feature Films (duration 66 minutes); Educational, PSAs and Social Work (duration of 5 minutes) and Live Action Shorts (duration 30 minutes). The contestants need to be over the age of 18 years and can be either students or working professionals. Each category will have second runners up, first runners up and a winner. And all short listed movies will be showcased at the event. Animation Masters Summit – 2015 is an event organised by Toonz Media Group. “Week with the Masters”,?established in the year 1999 is the first ever animation event in India to celebrate the ‘Art of Animation’. ?Recently, renamed as Animation Masters Summit, the event is conducted annually and comprises of the crčme de la crčme of the Animation Industry, hailing from both Indian and international industries. This edition of the festival is expected to witness a cross section of mastery in the Animation and VFX industry. Needless to say, choosing the Masters is a herculean task and the summit is studded with a variety of sessions by a range of Masters from India and abroad. The event has the track record of making the Masters and also the participants giving and exhilarating experience. With the mission to bring the Masters and the young and aspiring talent together; this is also an opportunity for the masters to present their works to the other masters and also animation professionals/entrepreneurs who are expected to attend this event. Animation Masters Summit – 2015 will be a two-day event held on 8 May and 9 May, at Trivandrum, the capital city of the God’s own country, Kerala.