MAAC Vashi’s Gravity 2018 ends on a successful note

MAAC Vashi organised its 15th annual award function, Gravity 2018 on 17 August .Over the past 15 years, it has been a successful 3D animation and VFX event in Navi Mumbai. Organized at Abbott Hotel, the event was inaugurated by Prasad Vanarase, Animax Studios’ director Sanjay Khanted and MAAC academic head Abir Aich. Gravity provided students of MAAC Vashi a chance to experience the production pipeline flow and understand the in and outs of working in a production house. In this three month in house competition, students were given an opportunity to create and submit original artworks in various categories. Apart from showcasing their works, the event also allowed students to showcase their performing art talents. A total of 100 individual and group entries were submitted in the categories like best 3D sketching, best digital painting, best matte painting, best photography, best character modelling, best digital film making, best motion graphics, best business kit, best visual effects film and best 3D short film. A new category titled new binger was introduced this year to motivate new students. Students were given a chance to showcase their skills to representatives from known productions houses and stalwarts from the Indian animation industry. The winners were honoured with a medal, winning certificate, cash prize and gift voucher worth rupees one lakh, which was sponsored by Animax Studios.