Animation college- College of Visual Effects,Design & Art (VEDA) has repeated history  as they topped in the biggest inter-college competition at Pune – Sinhgad Karandak 2014 on 1-Feb-2013 Saturday.
B.Sc. Animation and Multimedia students took part in the event among the top 150 high schools and colleges from Pune and around.
VEDA students gave a performance on their trademark concept of Mute Drama Song “Halkat Boys”. The dance was conceptualized and choreographed by the students themselves.
They won the Third prize in the category of Group Dance and the students were overjoyed with being recognized as a true dancing talent in Pune at a coveted platform.
Head of Dept. PAI International Learning Solutions, Mr. Rishi Aacharya gave a congratulatory  message to the winning students of Animation and Multimedia of VEDA.


image of bsc animation courses in pune at VEDAVEDA has organized a seminar on the topic “A for Animation” by Nikhil Mhaisane, Art Director of Gurgaon-based firm River India.

Details of the seminar are:

Topic- “A for Animation”

Guest- Nikhil Mhaisane

Date- 28.01.2014.

Time- 11:00 A.M.

Venue- PAI Computer Lab.


Note: Attendance is compulsory.

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College of Visual Effects,Design & Art (VEDA) is presenting “Art -O- Mania 2014”, an exhibition-cum-sale mela on 26th January, 2014 at PAI building, Azam Campus Camp Pune; as part of republic day celebrations.  The artwork to be displayed will be created by art and animation students of VEDA.
Entry is free and open for all art and animation students in the city.

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VEDA presents a seminar on “Annual Graphics and Animation Films Awards (AGAFA) 2014″ in association with Society for Animation in Delhi (SAID).

AGAFA is an annual award system to recognize excellence among animators, graphic designers and related artists’ community in India. The seminar will be conducted by president of SAID, Mr. Madan Pania and joint-secretary of SAID, Subhash Siddhu.

Following are the details of the workshop:
Topic: AGAFA 2014
Guests: Mr. Madan Pania and Mr. Subhash Siddhu
Venue: PAI Hi Tech Hall
Timing: 12.30 PM 01.30 PM
Date: 21st January 2014
Note: Punctuality will be highly appreciated.

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College of Visual Effects,Design & Art (VEDA) will be celebrating the Grand Finale of PAI IT Olympiad 2013. We are entering into the 3rd Year of this Grand even which we celebrate at the end of the Year.

Your presence is important to us. You all are requested to kindly assemble in “Assembly Hall”, Azam Campus, at 3:00 pm sharp on 27th December 2013.

No leave will be accepted on this day.


Video-Editing-CourseThe famous independent filmmaker from UK, Laila Khan visited our VEDA campus during her recent tour of India. Laila, who has worked in blockbuster movies like Harry Porter and the prisoner of Azkaban, shared her knowledge about the art of film-making and what made her join this profession.
As part of a seminar, she showcased her latest short film “You and me” which dealt with the sensitive issue of gender dysphoria. She discussed the necessity of finding the issues that plague the society and finding an answer to them and also creating awareness about them through the creative medium.

College of Visual Effects,Design & Art (VEDA), an animation and visual effects college celebrated its annual inter-college festival from 1st to 4th October 2013. The extravaganza named VEDA Kalotsav 2013 had four days fun and joy with 16 events like clay-craft, quiz, caricature, debate, creative writing. The sports and cultural celebrations had cricket, football, badminton, tug of war with song, dance and mad ads..The students of VEDA also displayed their creative work in the exhibition which was opened for the public. The event was inaugurated by  P. A. Inamdar, President of MCE Society and member of the Planning Commission of Govt. of India. Mrs. Abeda Inamdar, President at Deccan Muslim Institute & Research Centre graced the occasion where more than 20 thousand students participated.

Father Mario Fernandes S.J. of Loyola college and Dr. Anil B. Adsule of St. Vincent college gave away the prizes to students. Youth indian singing sensation of Fakira fame, Saurabh Siddheshwari Sharma held a live concert on the final day of the fest. Snehal Gaval, a participant from ness wadia college says”all the events were innovative and I took part in an online quiz competition for the first time for the fiesta.”


Animation Induction program 2013-14
College of Visual Effects,Design & Art, VEDA one of the best animation and multimedia college in Pune celebrated the Induction Program for B.Sc. in multimedia and animation degree students of the academic year 2013-14 on 23rd July 2013.

image of bsc animation courses in pune at VEDAThe event was graced by Mr. Madan Pania, President of Society for Animation in Delhi (SAID). The aim of the program is to make our fresher students aware of the facilities, rules and regulations of the college. They are also introduced to the basic elements of their curriculum.

For the occasion, a lecture by professional experts from the industry was arranged. Our Chief Guest for the evening explained about the necessity of an eco-system in our animation industry. He told our students and other members present for the occasion about the demand and supply of animation content in Indian context. He interacted with our students and they asked their questions and gained valuable knowledge about their aspiring field through the process.
Certificates and awards were granted to the highest scorers from the batch of senior students by our Guest of Honor.

The final speech for the evening was given by our HOD Sir, Prof. Rishi Aacharya. He shared his views on developing leadership qualities and fundamentals to become a sincere animator in the future.

Later, our fresher students interacted with their seniors and exchanged greetings among themselves. They also played some interactive games to make it a more informal and fun-filled event.

“NMIFF Team and Veda students assembled for Filmi Chaupal "
A workshop for filmmaking was organized for the students of animation and visual effects on 6th August, 2013. Visual Animation and Design Academy, the most popular animation and multimedia college in the city of Pune hosted the team of Dhhunki Productions. They are organizing the first film festival for the people of Navi Mumbai. Navi Mumbai International Film Festival (NMIFF) will be a platform for talented filmmakers and technicians from the place. Filmmakers from all genres like live action, documentary, animation, advertisement and music video can take part in the event.

Nuke This festival is open to both students and professionals. The purpose of their visit was to create awareness about NMIFF, which is one of the most innovative and forward-looking festival in the country and also create a workshop for the students explaining the different processes and techniques involved in the art of filmmaking. The team of Dhhunki Productions was lead by Mr. Ashok and Captain Sachin Khanna, accompanied by their colleagues. They showed the students some of their work and explained the thought-process and the various processes that were involved to make them. They also shared much news about the film and visual effects industry and defined the skill sets that the students should be equipped with; to be part of it.

The students were obviously very excited and asked innumerable questions which the team members were more than happy to answer. They said that they were very happy to see such enthusiasm among the students of Visual Animation and Design Academy.

After the session, our HOD sir, Prof. Rishi Aacharya thanked the team for choosing Azam Campus for their amazing workshop and gave best wishes for the festival which is due to be held in December, 2013.

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Workshop on Coreldraw
Dear Students

This is to inform you all that your academic schedule for the month of April has been decided in the academic meet with the Head of the Dept. All the students who require revision of Corel Draw and Page Maker for B.Sc. Animation FY, M.Sc. Animation FY, ADWD 2012-13 and other courses are requested to follow the time table of academics for the month.image of bsc animation courses in pune at VEDA

College Management has also decided to commence competency building workshop of Corel Draw and Page Maker for interested students. The Workshops will focus be focused on important topics of both the software along with the practical assignments for students. Mr. Nitiraj Singh Madloi – Trainer VEDA will take the workshops.
The Workshop Schedules will be as follows: *

Corel Draw Workshop – From April 3rd 2013 to 23rd April 2013
Page Maker Workshop – From April 24th to 4th May 2013

Timings of the workshops will be same as the current batch timings but students are suggested to confirm the same with Nitiraj Sir by meeting him personally. Students of B.Sc animation FY, M.Sc animation FY (if needed), Diploma in web design 2012-13 are requested to be present in the workshop on a regular basis.

This workshop will be very useful for students before appearing for examinations and will also brush up their knowledge about these two important softwares.

* Actual workshop end dates may differ due to other academic/management programs. Keep in touch with the faculties for updates.