MAAC organizes a number of events at various locations as well as in centers.
These events provide an opportunity for students to showcase their skills & to interact with experienced professionals from the animation, VFX, gaming, and media & entertainment industry. The education gained from these events helps students become job-ready by the time they complete their course.
Held every year, the 24FPS International Animation Awards are a unique platform for film-making using the medium of 3D Animation, Live Action and Visual Effects (VFX). The Awards are open to students, professionals and studios from across the world.
24 FPS 2015 sets a new record Over 1500 students participate; Chhota Bheem, Arjun: The Warrior Prince & Baahubali: The Beginning win laurels
MAAC organises National Students’ Meet every year The idea behind MAAC’s annual Students’ Meet is to encourage animation & VFX students from all over the country to come together and be a part of creative & technical seminars, workshops, case studies, panel discussions - as well as to participate in fun activities. NSM provides a platform to collaborate on live projects, network with eminent personalities of the animation industry, and get access to real-life experiences & industry insights.
During the four-day event, MAAC students attended workshops & spent time with leading names from the industry. Sanath PC, founder-director of Firefly Creative Studio, took students behind the scenes of the mega blockbuster, Baahubali. He spoke about VFX techniques used in the movie and kept the audience spell-bound with its magic.
National Award-winning director Shoojit Sircar was the showstopper at NSM 2016. Sircar conducted a session on film-making, which was followed by sessions on the craft of photography - conducted by acclaimed fashion photographer Colston Julian - and animation design by veteran film designer Dhimant Vyas. There was even a workshop on pre-production, conducted by Sanjiv Waeerkar, chief creative officer at MAAC. A