Mumbai: Rayudu Vision Media Limited (RVML), the creators of India’s most expensive 2D animated feature film, Lava Kusa, the Warrior Twins has joined hands with Arena Animation, a global leader in animation & multimedia training to present ‘Perspectives’,- a series of nation-wide seminars on future & careers in the Indian animation industry.
‘Perspectives’, organized by Arena Animation and powered by AnimationXpress.com, an internationally acclaimed animation Industry portal will be hosted across India cities such as Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata, Bangalore, Chennai, Cochin, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad etc.
The trio would traverse across 31 cities across the country in the span of 30 days, where the experts from RVML will provide in-depth insights and knowledge about the techniques used in creating Lava Kusa to students and enthusiasts, via the platform of Arena Animation’s Perspective Seminar series.
Select seminars will also be accompanied by Industry Overview Scenarios provided by AnimationXpress.com. Additionally, RVML will be awarding internship opportunities to Arena students selected on merit. Students will also have an opportunity to present their work to RVML experts at the event. Another highlight of Perspectives this year will be showcasing of award winning short films produced by Arena students. These movies have been recognized for their creativity and quality by various organizations in the field of animation and multimedia like FICCI Frames, ADDA Short Film Festival etc.
Speaking at the event, Anuj Kacker, COO Aptech Ltd. & Global Head Arena Animation shared, “Perspectives is a series of seminars organized to create awareness among students about the unlimited career opportunities in the animation industry. Through this we offer a unique opportunity for the students to interact and learn from the industry experts like the ones from RVML and Animationxpress.com. I am sure the program would be fruitful for all those aspirants who want to make a mark in this industry.”
Rayudu V. Sashank, RVML said, “Lava Kusa is touted as India’s most expensive 2D animated feature till date and we have left no stone unturned to promote the genre of animation. With more than 160 artists hailing from all across the country having worked on Lava Kusa, we have committed ourselves to take the spirit of animation to everyone. We appreciative Arena Animation and animationxpress.com endeavor for giving us an opportunity to reach out to thousands of students to share our experience. I am confident that this platform will help us take home with some talented animators with us for our forth coming features.”
Anand Gurnani, Co-founder, CEO & Managing Editor, AnimationXpress.com, said, “As the nucleus of the Indian animation Industry, AnimationXpress.com welcomes this passionate approach by Arena and RVML to bring animation closer to the masses. We will share all our industry knowledge and expertise with young aspiring students to be an active partner and participant of this mission”
“Lava Kusa; The Warrior Twins” is planned to release in June, 2010 in 4 languages i.e. English, Hindi, Telugu and Tamil. The local branches of Arena Animation, which are spread across more than 200 centers across India, will also celebrate the release of Luva Kusa with special screenings.