In the honour of the International Animation Day, Maya Academy of Advanced Cinematics (MAAC), one of the leading 3D Animation and Visual Effects (VFX) training institute celebrated animation week from October 28th to November 2, 2012 with great enthusiasm across its centres.
This year, MAAC had organized various events to affirm the world animation day like the ‘World of animation @ MAAC contest’ at all its centres, Walk-a-thon and flash mob at Bangalore and held the MAAC Creativity Test for interested students at its Mumbai and Pune locations luring students to avail of the Annual Scholarship Program through the test and excel in their career.
Out of these initiatives, the ‘World of Animation @ MAAC Contest’ witnessed huge success. The students had created live animation sets based on the 24 FPS 2012 theme. Their artwork was thrown open to the visitors to have a first-hand experience of the marvel of animation. The top three winning centers Ameerpeth, Andheri and Dilsukhnagar received great appreciation and recognition for their creativity.
Over the years, MAAC has been actively engaging students in various creative activities, motivating them in developing innovative concepts and conceptualizing ideas thereby directing them to excel in their chosen careers.
To add to the list MAAC has MAAC-artoon 2012, an intercollegiate cartoon competition lined up in December. It has been organizing the 24 FPS international Animation Awards over a decade now. This year, ‘The Ninth Annual 24 FPS International Animation Awards 2012’ would be held at the Lalit Intercontinental on December 7, 2012.
Ram Warrier, Business Head, MAAC commented, “2012 has been a very successful year for us so far. We have seen an increase in the number of students selecting animation as their career and doing exclusively well. Through such initiatives, we hope to create a deeper impact among the younger generation creating awareness about the new avenues this wonder career builds up for them.”