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Maya Academy of Advanced Cinematics Seminar 2012

Maya Academy of Advanced Cinematics ( MAAC ) recently conducted an educational seminar, MAAC Manifest 2012 in Mumbai. The seminar catered to over 900 students, informing them about the various facets of animation as a career.

Experts from the industry including Arnab Chaudhary, Creator of Arjun – The Warrior Prince, Arpan Gaglani, Creative Director at Krayon Pictures and Kirtish Tharthare, Lead Lighting Artist, at Rhythm and Hues Studios graced the event. Providing insights on the use of modern software to bring life into characters, Chaudhary and Gaglani took students through the making of Arjun and glimpses of the movie, Delhi Safari. The use of images of digital paintings in the making of films caught the audience’s attention.

The event was followed by an interactive session with students that focused on the scope of Indian animation industry and how India at par with international counter parts.

Ram Warrier, business head, MAAC said, “We have entered the 3D age of animation and this is clearly visible from the kind of animated movies being created. Through the event, we plan to educate and create awareness of the ample job opportunities that the sector provides.”