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Sketch Consultancy’s “Remote Control and Gaming Consumer Show” will kickstart tomorrow at Mumbai with drones, racing, VR and entertainment

Sketch Consultancy’s “Remote Control and Gaming Consumer Show” will kickstart tomorrow at Mumbai with drones, racing, VR and entertainment

Gaming, Latest News
India’s first international level  “Remote Control and Gaming Consumer Show” is here in Mumbai organised by Sketch Consultancy. It is the first and one of its kind consumer show that brings together RC Gaming, Drone VR and PC gaming. It is primarily for consumers to have a hands-on and interactive experience on some of the latest Drones , RC Cars, VR games and PC Games. There will be gaming competitions as well, which will have elimination rounds. Also an interesting drone making workshop has been arranged by the organisers. Samsung, Sony PlayStation, Shoppers Stop, Seagate, Rapoo, TP Link, GoPro are the main sponsors of the event. People participating the event include all age groups from kids, teenagers, youngsters and adults.  The event will be held from 15 – 17 December 2017 from 11
Sachin Saga Cricket Champions scores over Million downloads in less than a week of launch

Sachin Saga Cricket Champions scores over Million downloads in less than a week of launch

Gaming, Latest News
JetSynthesys’ Sachin Saga Cricket Champions announced yesterday, a successful milestone of achieving 1.00 million downloads within a week of its launch. Within less than a week, the cricketing mobile game has become one of the top-most downloaded games on Google Play making it one of the most awaited and popular cricket based game in India. Launched on 7 th December 2017 by the master blaster himself, the game gives fans an opportunity to relive the legend’s career by stepping into his shoes. “Sachin Saga Cricket Champions” creates a larger than life virtual cricketing experience on a mobile device. Through the technology embedded in the game, the players for the first time can experience real-time shadows and motion captures in a mobile game without hampering the game’s performance.
Fenil Comics’ desi superhero Bajrangi  saves the tigers in brand new series “1411”

Fenil Comics’ desi superhero Bajrangi  saves the tigers in brand new series “1411”

Comics, Latest News
 Popular Indian comicbook publishers, Fenil comics have come out with a brand new comic series titled as “1411” introducing an Indian superhero “ Bajrangi”  who will be on a sacred mission of saving tigers! Sounds interesting. Animation Digital Digest (ADD) spoke to Fenil Sherdiwala who is the founder of Fenil Comics and also the author of “1411”. Fenil said to ADD, “When I wrote the story, there were only 1411 tigers in India. Bajrangi is a superhero from jungle and he is on a mission to save tigers and stop illegal business of tiger in jungle. So I named it 1411. Indian culture embodiment and most importantly fans should like it proudly and say, our country, our super hero Bajrangi.” The synopsis of the story is something like this: Vajra,  son of Bhima completed his education from f
BookMyShow featured in best apps of 2017, say Google and Apple

BookMyShow featured in best apps of 2017, say Google and Apple

Latest News, Technology
BookMyShow, India’s largest online entertainment ticketing platform, has been touted as one of the best apps of 2017 on both Google PlayStore and on Apple’s App Store. As per Google. On Apple’s App Store, BookMyShow featured in their Best of 2017 list in its Trends of the Year section that featured App Store editors’ most download-worthy games and apps globally based on topics and trends that were popular on the App store throughout the year. . Parikshit Dar, Director, BookMyShow said, “At its heart, BookMyShow is a simple product that provides a simple solution to pertinent problems that users like you and I face related to entertainment experiences. In all our endeavors, we continue to identify and solve these problems to create an unmatched experience for our users. We are absolutely
Nube Studio Business Head Ranjan Karkera shares his wonderful experience at the Mumbai based post-production company

Nube Studio Business Head Ranjan Karkera shares his wonderful experience at the Mumbai based post-production company

Latest News, VFX
Mumbai based post-production company Nube Studio is just two years old and has achieved a lot in a short period of time! The fast-growing studio specializes in high-end colour grading,CG/VFX for commercials, advertisements,feature films, TV series and music videos. Nube has also collaborated with groundbreaking filmmakers, directors, advertising agencies, broadcasters, production and post houses for bringing their ideas to life. The studio which opened since June of 2015 already boasts of an impressive 3000+ TVC’s, with a superb client register. In recent developments, Serbian colourist Nikola Mrdalj joined office. Also, few months back Turkish colourist Metin Okutay had joined here. Animation Digital Digest spoke to Nube Studio Business Head Ranjan Karkera who is also a pass out from
JetSynthesys and Sachin Tendulkar launch user friendly mobile game ‘Sachin Saga Cricket Champions’ motioncaptured on the legend himself!

JetSynthesys and Sachin Tendulkar launch user friendly mobile game ‘Sachin Saga Cricket Champions’ motioncaptured on the legend himself!

Gaming, Latest News
Hardcore fans of India’s cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar now have a chance to live cricketer Sachin Tendulkar’s life as well play the games he played on their mobile phones! JetSynthesys, a leading digital entertainment and gaming company recently launched its much-awaited game “Sachin Saga Cricket Champions” featuring the Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar. At a high decibel event recently, cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar unveiled the game along with Mr. Kris Gopalakrishnan, Non-Executive Chairman, JetSynthesys and Mr. Rajan Navani, Vice Chairman and Managing Director, JetSynthesys. The game is very user friendly and can be played by swiping it to one’s left or right. So, we can say those who do not belong to the hardcore gaming side can also enjoy it. “Sachin Saga Cricket Champio
Indywood Film Carnival 2017 awards achievers from India in VFX, animation and postproduction

Indywood Film Carnival 2017 awards achievers from India in VFX, animation and postproduction

Animation, Events, Latest News, VFX
Indywood Film Carnival (IFC) recently awarded achievers from the AVGC industry at an event held at Ramoji Film City from 1-4 December 2017. Technology award was  conducted at IFC to honour top production, post production and animation studios in the country. Lensmen K K Senthil Kumar and Ravi Varman were honoured in the cinematography category while national award winner Sajith Koyeri was bestowed with award for best Sound design In the VFX section, Pete Draper was honored with award for best VFX person and NY VFXwaala was awarded with Best CGI VFX Service Provider. Renowned film production designer, Sabu Cyril and Action director, Peter Hein also conducted interesting workshop during the event. Indywood Film Carnival also honoured top trade achievers with International trade awards. T
MEAI and ESC will host a major B2B event for the M&E industry bringing International buyers in Jan 2018

MEAI and ESC will host a major B2B event for the M&E industry bringing International buyers in Jan 2018

Events, Latest News
Media and Entertainment Association of India (MEAI), in association with ESC (Electronics & Computer Software Export Promotion Council), has announced a brand new focused and closed door B2B event for the media & entertainment industry. Branded as IMEC (Indian Media & Entertainment Conclave), the event will have  20+ international buyers at its venue, silicon city Bangalore on 24 and 25 January 2018. The event will be co-located with Indiasoft 2018 for the first time ever at Palace Grounds, Bangalore. Including AVGC, live action, TV series, movies and more, IMEC indeed will be a big boost for India’s media and entertainment industry. SMEs especially will benefit by having a chance to pitch and sell their content here in India without having to spend money to go abroad. Ind
Maruti Suzuki Delhi Comic Con 2017 powered by One Plus all set for a Grand Show!

Maruti Suzuki Delhi Comic Con 2017 powered by One Plus all set for a Grand Show!

Comics, Latest News
Delhi’s biggest pop culture event of the year, 7th annual edition of  Maruti Suzuki Delhi Comic Con 2017 powered by One Plus is taking place at NSIC Grounds Okhla on 15th, 16th & 17th December 2017. After travelling and cheering up comic lovers through cities like Hyderabad, Mumbai and Bangalore, it has come down to Delhi. Special guests in the event will be Dan Parent who is an artist for Archie Comics; Ryan North, Creator of popular webcomics series Dinosaur Comics and Sonny Liew, Multiple Eisner award-winning artist and writer for The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye are coming to attend Maruti Suzuki Delhi Comic Con 2017. Abish Mathew, widely known for All India Bakchod and as the star of Son of Abish, Sahil Shah from East India Comedy & Naveen Richards from Them Boxer Shorts
Telangana VFX, Animation and Gaming Association kickstarts; It will cement the industry feels TVAGA President Rajiv Chilaka

Telangana VFX, Animation and Gaming Association kickstarts; It will cement the industry feels TVAGA President Rajiv Chilaka

Animation, Gaming, Latest News, VFX
Another landmark for the AVGC industry! Telangana VFX, Animation and Gaming Association(TVAGA) was officially launched by Telangana IT secretary Jayesh Ranjan at Ramoji Film City, Hyderabad, Telangana. This happened during the Global Animation Day felicitation event on 2 December 2017 at Indywood film carnival, Ramoji Film City. Jayesh feels that the Telangana Govt has always been proactive in providing schemes that can take the industry to the next level, but an association like TVAGA was much needed to execute those plans in the right way. After Karnataka launched the new AVGC policy(2017-2022) recently for development of the AVGC industry, Telangana is another southern state which has taken steps in this direction. “TVAGA will take the responsibility of skill development, infrastruc