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ARENA ANIMATION CENTRE AT SAYAJIGUNJ, VADODARA

Arena Animation has a successful presence in Sayajigunj, Vadodara, since 1997. Located near The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, the Sayajigunj centre is close to the Central Railway Station and the Central Bus Stand. The centre has well-equipped classrooms and friendly & approachable faculty

Arena Animation centre address:

C- 308, 3rd floor, Manubhai Towers,
Opp. MS University, Sayajigunj, Vadodara,
Gujarat, India-390005,
Ph: 0265-2362704/705

Highlights of the Sayajigunj centre:

There's more to education than just the classroom settings and regular coursework. Arena Animation Sayajigunj centre organises various co-curricular and extra-curricular activities to ensure that the students get the most out of their time, gain valuable skills to get jobs, and have some fun while they do it.

Here are a few reasons why students chose Arena Animation, Sayajigunj, for their education:

Exhibitions

Arena Animation Sayajigunj integrates life outside classroom with teaching that occurs within. Becoming a professional in the animation & VFX industry entails more than just honing skills; it also means gaining practical experience and creative enrichment that come from showcasing work in a real gallery setting.

Exhibitions organised by the Sayajigunj centre include:

  • • Graphics + Artistic = Graphistic
    The centre organised an exclusive exhibition named 'Graphics + Artistic = Graphistic' for their first-semester students, where they showcased their works in various categories including redrawing, stationary, digital paintings, posters and advertising materials. Students from all other semesters and parents of all students visited the exhibition.

  • • Graphics Galleria
    Graphics Galleria, an exhibition organised by Arena Animation Sayajigunj presented student artworks in graphic designing. Through compositing and interactive multimedia design, students redesigned branding, packaging and marketing materials of various top brands around the world.

  • • 3D exhibition
    The 3D exhibition organized by Arena Animation Sayajigunj centre showcased projects done by students who learned 3ds Max software. The best 33 works out of the 55 entries were displayed in the exhibition.

Seminars & workshops

Eminent personalities from the animation, VFX and film industry conducts seminars & workshops at the Arena Animation Sayajigunj centre, round the year. Students experience a good blend of theory and practical learning.

Recent workshops organised by the Sayajigunj centre include:

  • • Design composition by Jabera Sulemani, alumnus of National Institute of Design
  • • Living animation by Prosenjit Ganguly, independent animation film designer
  • • Visual storytelling by Rajni Salvi, artist

The faculty of the centre conducts numerous workshops too, on a wide range of topics – including understanding drawing for 2D animation, advanced rigging, calligraphy, clay modelling, digital painting, filmmaking, glass painting, matte painting, and pencil drawing.

Other activities and events

Arena Animation Sayajigunj centre organises various creative competitions on special occasions including Holi, Navratri, Ganesh Chaturthi, Republic Day, Friendship Day, Mother's Day and International Yoga Day.



Studio visits

The centre organises visits to animation & VFX studios and printing press. These studio visits help students meet professionals from the industry, gain exposure to current work practices, and get hands-on experience with production methods & new technologies. Recently, the students of Arena Animation Sayajigunj centre visited Divya Bhaskar Printing Press and Rhythm & Hues Studios.

Job placements

The centre conducts grooming, personality development, and spoken English sessions to help students improve their communication & presentation skills. With mock interviews, the faculty prepare students to answer tough questions and build confidence for job interviews.

Animation & VFX studios across India participate in the national-level job fair 'Make Me Job Ready', hosted by Arena Animation Sayajigunj centre. Students have been placed with various top companies in the country - including MPC (Moving Picture Company), Red Chillies Entertainment, DQ, Advance Nanotech, Inc. (AVNA), Mukta Arts, Xentrix Studios, and Vistaprint.

Achievements

Students of Arena Animation Sayajigunj centre actively participate in Creative Minds, Arena's flagship inter-centre student competition. Students have bagged numerous awards in the categories – 3D short films, TV commercials, live action films, print ads, 3D modelling, 3D animation and rigging.

A student of Arena Animation bagged The Golden Cursor Animation Awards in the digital artwork category in 2010. Short Films made by students were selected for screening in inter-college student festivals, celebrations associated with traffic awareness week and 'Yes, We Are the Change' short film competition.



Student works

Students of Arena Animation Sayajigunj actively participate in various competitions and exhibitions in digital paintings, glass paintings, crafts, CG artworks and more. Here is a glance of a few works done by Arena students from various disciplines.

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Student Speak

Arena Student Pic - Priyal Desai

Priyal Desai, who is pursuing AAIP course at Arena Animation, Sayajigunj, says:
"I am thankful to my faculty for the guidance and motivation they provide. Also, I want to thank Arena Animation for giving me numerous opportunities to improve my skills. I know this is just the beginning of a long journey in the industry and I will work hard to improve, always."

 

 

Arena Student Pic - Nupur Patel

Nupur Patel, who is pursuing VFX course at Arena Animation, Sayajigunj, says:
"I am so proud to be a part of Arena Animation Sayajigunj centre and am lucky to have knowledgeable and experienced faculty."

 

 

Arena Student Pic - Pranav Makwana

Pranav Makwana, who is pursuing AAIP course at Arena Animation, Sayajigunj, says:
"I feel lucky and happy to be a part of Arena Animation. I thank all faculty and my friends here."

 

 

Arena Student Pic - Dishen Vaghela

Dishen Vaghela, who is pursuing AAIP course at Arena Animation, Sayajigunj, says:
"Arena Animation was a fresh start for me. This is where I belong. Arena is a sea of knowledge and I have learned so much."

 

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