Thursday, December 14

Animation Awards 2017 winners shine at Indywood Film Carnival; India’s AVGC industry unites under one platform

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Indywood Film Carnival Animation awards 2017 was held at Hyderabad recently which saw all the stalwarts of the AVGC industry present in the event like GreenGold Animation, ABAI, MEAI, Prime Focus, Technicolor, Maya Digital Studios, Toonz and more. We had industry leaders like Rajiv Chillaka(GreenGold), Ashish Kulkarni(ScreenYug), Ankur Bhasin(MEAI), Pete Draper. Here is the list of all the award winners who won at the event for their outstanding performance.

 Award Name: Sunrise Studio
Award Details: Awarded to organizations that show promise in their offerings and could be a major contributor to the industry in the future.
Awardee: Epica Studios

Award Name: Emerging Nugget
Award Details: Awarded to brands/organizations who are creating all the right noise with their offerings. This brand/organization is definitely to watch out for in the near future.
Awardee:  Appu Series

Award Name: Excellence in Education
Award Details: Awarded to organizations for the passion and keen interest of their founders/leaders to align with the industry needs and inspire the students to raise their comprehensive level and instill passion in the young minds.
Awardee:  IACG, Yellow Tree Academy

Award Name: Creative Genius
Award Details: Awarded to individuals/organizations who have pushed the creative envelope well beyond its boundaries that is bound to change the shape of the industry in years to come.
Awardee:  Mahesh Nambiar

Award Name: Online Sensation
Award Details: Awarded to brands/organizations for their massive following on the online platforms. Such a brand/organization is directly responsible for hundreds of hours of content consumed online.
Awardee:  Chu Chu Tv

Award Name: Comic Torchbearer 
Award Details: Awarded to organizations/individuals for their contribution to the comic industry by enriching it with unique properties in characters and comic universes. Such an organization/individual is literally the torchbearer of Indian content to the global audience.
Awardee:  Raj Comics

Award Name: Gaming Champion
Award Details: Awarded to organizations/individuals for their paramount contribution to the gaming industry. Such an organization/individual has been on the forefront, shaping the direction of the gaming industry by their direct involvement and inspiration to others.
Awardee:  Dhruva Interactive

Award Name: Effects Genie
Award Details: Awarded to organizations/individuals for the wizardry they create with VFX that has lent a different dimension of experience to the cinema.
Awardee:  Firefly, Makuta

Award Name: Virtual Maestro
Award Details: This award is awarded to organizations/individuals who have been at the forefront of the industry in contributing to the emerging AR/VR market and have contributed to the augmentation of the industry.
Awardee: Real Vision FZ LLC

Award Name: Excellence in Animation (Services)
Award Details: Awarded to organizations who have raised the bar of Indian animation on the global platform instilling confidence in brands and organizations worldwide that India is the right place to get their properties developed.
Awardee:  Xentrix

Award Name: Excellence in Animation (IP)
Award Details: Awarded to organizations for their contribution to the industry through their original IPs in animation.
Awardee:  DQ Entertainment, Toonz, Maya Digital Studios

Award Name: Industry Supporter
Award Details: Awarded to organizations, associations and industry bodies for the selfless and relentless support to the industry their various initiatives. Such bodies play an important role in the comprehensive support system provided to small and big organizations alike.
Awardee:  ABAI, MEAI (Media & Entertainment Association of India)

Award Name: Think Tank
Award Details: Awarded to individuals/organizations whose thought leadership has contributed to the direction and growth of the Industry. Such individuals/organizations are actively shaping the Indian AVGC industry landscape
Awardee:  Ashish Kulkarni

Award Name: Special Recognition
Award Details: Awarded to individuals/organizations for their contribution the industry which has been paramount in shaping and guiding its way forward.
Awardee:  Laurie Gordon, K Basi Reddy, Manoj Misra, Viren Patil

Award Name: Unstoppable
Award Details: Awarded to a brand/organization for having a strong cross-media brand with presence across various medias viz. games, TV series, movies, merchandising. There is no stopping this one.
Awardee:  Green Gold Animation

Award Name: Showstoppers 
Award Details: Awarded to organizations/individuals for delivering world-class contributions to some of the biggest properties worldwide. The portfolio of the works by such organizations/individuals are indeed a show stopper for the global audiences.
Awardee:  Prime Focus / Double Negative

Award Name: Colossal
Award Details: This award is awarded to organizations for the sheer body of monumental work that has consistently set standards for the industry worldwide.
Awardee:  Technicolor/MPC

It was indeed a great moment for the whole of AVGC industry to submerge at one platform. It not only signifies solidarity but also advancement and progress. Congratulations to all the winners!