M.A. in Multimedia Animation The finalists for the British Animation Awards (BAA) are out. The categories are Best Long Form, Best Music Video, Best Film/TV Graphics, Best 2D Commercial.

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Jeffrey Katzenberg

2D & 3D AnimationThe International 3D and Advanced Imaging Society will award the Harold Lloyd Award 2014 to CEO of  DreamWorks Animation Jeffrey Katzenberg at  Warner Bros. Studios on January 28.

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Graphic Designing The categories of “Live-Action” and “Animated Feature Film” are being nominated by The International 3D and Advanced Imaging Society in Creative Awards.

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 Animated films nominated for Oscars

Total features submitted at nomination in the animated feature film category for the 86th Academy Awards:

Ernest & Celestine
The Fake
Free Birds
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The Croods

Despicable Me 2
The Smurfs 2
The Wind Rises
The Legend Of Sarila
A Letter To Momo
Monsters University
O Apostolo
Puella Magi Madoka Magica The Movie ― Rebellion
Rio 2096: A Story Of Love And Fury
Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs 2

Academy Awards for Best VFX category

VFXThe nominations are out for the Best VFX category at the Oscars. The battle between These classic visual effects will battle it out among themselves for the top spot.

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‘Ernest & Celestine’


UG & PG Animation DegreeDidier Brunner does it again! His “Ernest & Célestine” is up against top American animation studios like Pixar, Disney and DreamWorks at Oscars. The characters of the film were created by Belgian artist Gabrielle Vincent. Brunner has the habit of being the underdog and hopes to beat them this time at Oscars.

Watch ‘Ernest & Celestine Official Trailer

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Frozen Wins Golden Globe Award

Foundation of art Disney film “Frozen” won multiple awards on film festivals. This animated musical won the hearts of children and adults alike. Golden Globe award in the category of Best Animated Film was won by Frozen.

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Watch Official trailer – Frozen



NACT – Film Award 2013


Animation Film Festival 2013

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Video-Editing-CourseNational Academy of Cinema and Television (NACT) Association has attained name and fame in providing technical training across National and International level since 2007 in the field of film and television. This association is successfully training students from India and also across the globe. Trained students are delightfully serving in films and in television.

The main intent of the association to conduct “Animation Film Festival 2013” is, to highlight India’s multi-language, multi-culture, spiritual customs, life style and also to set a platform for budding talents!

National Level Short film Animation Film festival Award 2013 is cordially inviting India’s fresh producers, directors, technicians and the students of Animation Film to participate in the competition.

Student Animation films (produced and directed by students)
• Children Related
• Scientific Related
• Social awareness
• Comedy
• Entertainment

Animation film categories:
• Best Animation Film
• Second Best Animation Film
• Third Best Animation Film
• Best Animation Film Modeling
• Best Animation Film Graphics
• Best Animation Film Direction
• Best Animation Film Special Effects

Duration: Not more than 15 minutes
Submissions: A minimum of 3 photographs of your working location (size- 3X6)
Prizes: Certificate, Medal, Trophy and cash prize for finalists
Format: DVD (PAL)
Last Date for entries: 21st October 2013

Nuke For sending entries, please fill the application form.
Contact details:
Address- National Academy of Cinema and Television
#389, Kempegodwa Layout, Outer Ring Road, Laggere
Bengaluru – 560058
(Towards Sumanahalli, Dr. Rajkumar punyaboomi and Kanteerava studio)
Phone- 080-32469070, 09901546474, 09741315777
E-mail- nactfilmfestival@gmail.com
Submission Fee: Rs. 1000
Validity of Films: Only films produced in 2012-2013 calendar are eligible for submission.

For more information, go to:

So this is the chance for all you creative guys, to show your talent.

Animation Fest  2013

We are very lucky to have students like you..You have made VEDA proud at every event. Your efforts & hard work motivate us to give you more every time.. Here comes one more event where you can show your creativity & get recognition for both yourself & your own College.. Let your hard work & passion be shown to the world..

2D & 3D AnimationTASI is one more time rolling its Anifest event, But this time with a difference.. This is the first time students from VEDA will participate in the event.. “Anifest India” was started in 2005. This event helps Animation students to showcase Animation skills on a national platform..

The last edition held in Mumbai in August 2010 was a hit with three full days of interactive sessions, record entries in the film festival, and an all-time high in terms of national presence. The sessions will be informative & talks will be given by famous animation mentors of India.

TASI is inviting all the enthusiastic animators/students to participate in the competition by submitting the short animation movie.. How to do it, keep on reading..

1. Student films: Animation films produced / directed by students
2. Independent Professional short films: Animation short films produced / directed by professionals.
Format: DVD (.VOB format)
Last Date for entries: JULY 15TH

Send entries to:
The Animation Society of India
c/o Vaibhav Studios
103,104 Birchwood,
Raheja Willows, Akurli Road,
Kandivli (East), Mumbai 400101

UG & PG Animation DegreeSubmission Fee: Free
Validity of Films: Only films made after August 2012 will be eligible

For more info download the Entry form 2013.. read the terms & conditions carefully on the below link

TVCA 2013 – Call For Entries

Let me finish it with this Beautiful quote of Walt Disney
“If you can dream it, you can do it.”

So VEDA’ians go there.. & make us proud.

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Kala Ghoda Arts Festival 

Create a poster for the 14th Mumbai Film Festival


This is to inform all the students that Kala Ghoda Arts festival will be held in Mumbai from 1st to 9th February.

image of bsc animation courses in pune at VEDAKala Ghoda Festival is the melting pot for creative people and professionals. It is the place where like-minded people exchange ideas and give birth to new innovative creations. The students of VEDA who are born with creative gene and are up for any innovative challenge are invited to show their skills. Artworks can be submitted by email in the category of Visual Arts.

This art festival is organised by the Kala Ghoda Association. The event came to effect from the year 1999 and is being held onwards. The last event year event was held in the month of February and was held throughout the city.

KGAF  is inviting all the creative talent of the country to harness progress for the society in the backdrop of culture and arts.

The various categories in the festival are:

1. Children
2. Dance
3. Cinema
4. Food
5. Heritage Walks
6. Literature
7. Music
8. Street
9. Visual Arts
10. Workshops
11. Theatre

Send entries to:
Kala Ghoda Association
C/o A.T.E. Enterprises Pvt. Ltd.,
4th Floor, Dr. V. B. Gandhi Marg,
Next to Keneseth Eliyahoo Synagogue,
Fort, Mumbai 400 023
Email: mail@kalaghodaassociation.com

For Visual Arts category:
Mail your artwork to vakgaf14@gmail.com

So VEDAns get ready to rock!!!

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TASI’s Anifest 2013 

Create a poster for the 14th Mumbai Film Festival