• International Animation Day was celebrated in style across the three cities of South , Bangalore , Chennai and Hyderabad on 28th & 26th of October respectively . We received more than 16 coverage’s in print across all the three cities put together , more are expected to follow . We had 50 students from different Institutes also  joining in the celebrations at Bangalore  . This event was appreciated by the Vice President of ABAI , (  Association of Bangalore Animation Industry ) . This  event was a toast  to the Animation Industry .

  • Animation Day 2013

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    Bangalore, October 28, 2013: Maya Academy of Advanced Cinematics (MAAC), one of the leading 3D Animation and Visual Effects (VFX) training institutes celebrated International Animation Day today at Bhartiya Vidya Bhavan, Race Course Road in Bangalore. The event was organized with a view to congregate students, affirm the importance of World Animation Day and pay tribute to the wonderful world of animation.

    A crowd of students, staff and faculty members turned up to be a part of the grand celebrations dressed up in the costumes of their favourite Animation Characters.  Mr. Madhusudhanan, VFX legend and Sr. VFX supervisor, Vishwaroopam I and 11, graced the event as the Chief Guest and delighted the students with his experiences of working for Vishwaroopam movie.  Guests of Honour Mr. Jigesh, Creative Head at Motion Pictures Company and Mr. Vivek Ram, Lead Layout Artist at DreamWorks Dedicated Unit shared insights on latest developments in media & entertainment industry and spoke about the use of VFX in Hollywood and Bollywood movies.  Mr India and Eklavya Award winner Mr Pritam Chougule also attended the event .

    Amidst inspirational moments, a host of cultural performances by students enlivened the proceedings. Nandini Mehta, Danseuse proficient in Kathak and Bharatanatyam, a member of Nadam group and Priya, a Dance Artist, Square Dance Studio judged the best group performances and awarded the winners.  Bhavya Chawla, Fashion Consultant-Director of Perfect 10 Image Consultancy judged the winners of the Krazy Kool Competition. The Winners and the first and second runner up were given gift cheques.

    Animation Day 2012

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    Maya Academy of Advanced Cinematics (MAAC), one of the leading 3D Animation and Visual Effects (VFX) training institute conducted a Walk-a-thon, to celebrate the World Animation Day on October 28th at its Bangalore centre. Walk-a-thon is being organized in order to affirm the importance of World Animation Day and pay tribute to the wonderful world of animation. The event was flagged off by Mr. Shajan Samuel, Sr. Vice President, MAAC who led a group of more 200 participants disguised in their favorite characters from various animation movies as well as by holding Placards. The group walked up till Forum and then walked back to Sony world signal Koramangala, It was a wonderful sight to see young animation aspirants dressed colorfully and walking with full glee and energy.

    Mr. Shajan Samuel, Sr. Vice President, MAAC commented, ”Animation industry is growing at a breathtaking space and suddenly with the recent success of movies like Chota Bheem, Arjun the Warrier & Delhi Safari Indian Animation has once again bounced back and slowly started to exhibit its craft. With Walk-a-thon we wish to engage more enthusiasts in our celebrations.” He also said that MAAC Bangalore had conducted a flash mob yesterday 12 am at Brigade road to usher in World Animation Day and three other Flash Mob were conducted today at different Malls in Bangalore, He added that MAAC Hyderabad had conducted a flash Mob at the Hyderabad Airport which had more than 3000 Passengers transfixed to the entire show.

  • Animation Day 2013

    Animation Day 2012