Animation Masters Summit is ‘ready to roll’ from May 6, Aces from Animation World in attendance!

Stellar Stalwarts from the Animation and Visual effects circuit will be flashing their delicate brilliance at the event, lovers and aspirants will be fed with ‘Right Stuff’ which would help them in catapulting to the very top in the industry …

Masters Emailer‘Animation Masters Summit’ is just around the corner! The Capital city will witness the conglomeration of Animation and Visual Effects experts and animation lovers celebrating the ‘Spirit of Animation’ at the two-day summit during May 6-7 at Technopark.

The event will be led by creative wizards of national and international repute convening to share their expertise and experiences with passionate animation professionals and aspiring young talent.

This year the event is going to witness a cross-section of mastery in Animation, visual effects and Media industry. Creator and Director of the world famous series ’ Olivier Jean-Marie; World Famous Art Director Sabu Cyril; India’s very own Chota Bheem’s creator Rajiv Chilaka; Director of the animation movie ‘Arjun, the Warrior Prince’ Arnab Chaudhari; Renowned painter, sculptor, animator and filmmaker Charuvi Agarwal; Youtube Kids and Learning Channels’s APAC Head Don Anderson and Northern Europe Strategic Partner Cedric Petitpas; Head of Mechanic Animation in Wellingdon, New Zealand Greg Harman are some of the Masters attending the summit.

The summit will hold talks, interactive workshops, and panel discussions on relevant topics. The summit will also honor Padma Shri Ram Mohan as the ‘Legend of Animation’ and also the winners of the ‘Flying Elephant Competition’.

“It is a privilege for all of us at Toonz to have the esteemed presence of the Father of Indian Animation, Padmashri Ram Mohan at the summit. He is a veteran animator, title designer and and design educator and has been an inspiration and mentor to aspiring artists, animators, creators and storytellers in India and worldwide. He is currently the Chairman and Chief Creative Officer of Graphiti Multimedia in Mumbai and the founder of Graphiti School of Animation. Toonz Media Group shall be honoring Padma Shri Ram Mohan with the Life Time Achievement Award at the Animation Masters Summit.” Said Toonz Media Group CEO, P Jayakumar.

“Animation Masters Summit will be a great platform for the young to interact with the Masters and an opportunity for the masters to present their works to other masters and also animation professionals expected to attend this event.” He added.

Toonz had announced The Flying Elephant Animation & Short Film Competition as part of the Animation Masters Summit earlier. “We have already received over 500 applications from across the South East Asia for the four categories announced.

 Our Jury will be shortlisting 16 best entries for the four categories and the masters will be finalizing the winners. The winners will be awarded the Flying Elephant Trophy at an awards ceremony on May 7, 2016.” He added.

Animation Software Major Toon Boom from Canada and Disney Channel are among the major sponsors to the event.

The summit is open to all animation enthusiasts and students. They can interact with the masters attending the event at Technopark these two days. Those who wish to attend can register by contacting @ 8138022016 or mail to ams2016@animationsummit.in .