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Arena Animation has a long standing presence at Geeta Bhawan Square, Indore. The centre is located near Vishesh Hospital at Rajgarh Kothi, Manoramaganj and is just over a kilometre away from the nearest railway station and bus stand. The centre has trained over 8000 students till date.

One of the highlights of the centre is an Incubation Studio that supports and facilitates the development of live projects, start-ups, and internship opportunities available for students. The centre is equipped with state-of-the-art technology, high-end animation tools, and equipments for stop motion, audio mixing, and photography.

The faculty of Arena Animation Geeta Bhawan Square centre includes a cross-functional team of industry experts in animation & multimedia, with 8 to 15 years of experience.

Arena Animation centre address:

202, 204, 211, 305, Apollo Trade Centre,
2-B, Rajgarh Kothi, A.B. Road,
10, Manorgmaganj, Geeta Bhawan Square,
Indore, Madhya Pradesh
India - 452001
Ph: 0731-2494824, 4064824, 3294824, 9826494824

Highlights of the Geeta Bhawan Square centre:

At this centre, education is not just confined to standard classroom settings and regular coursework. Here are a few reasons why students choose Arena Animation, Geeta Bhawan Square, Indore.

Arena Animation centre at Geeta Bhawan Square, Indore


Events & Activities

Events & Activities

Arena Animation Geeta Bhawan Square centre organises various co-curricular & extra-curricular activities to help students get the most out of their time, and gain valuable skills while having some fun doing it. Every year, the centre organises Ad Mad Show, the annual creativity contest for students, with competitions in ten categories associated with digital media & animation.

Admaniac is another annual creative contest where students create advertisements within a tight deadline.

Every year, the centre celebrates International Animation Day (IAD) on 28th October to recognise the people involved in the art and technology of animation. The centre also organises a range of other events & activities including artwork exhibitions, animated film screenings, master classes, contests, and short film festivals, throughout the year.

Industry Visits

Arena Animation Geeta Bhawan Square centre arranges industry visits for students to popular animation studios, television channels, media production houses, printing presses, design houses, and gaming companies. This presents an opportunity for students to interact with and learn from working professionals in the industry. It gives them exposure to current work practices, top-notch tools & technology, and operational methodology of these companies.

Students of Arena Animation, Geeta Bhawan Square visits top companies including Rhythm and Hues Studios, Prime Focus, Nai Dunia epaper, Webdunia, bTV, Vedanta Studios, NR Cards & Printers, Vijayshri Paper Product Ltd, and Ecolor Studio.

Practical expertise

A person who is not familiar with the world of animation may not realise how much time and effort goes into producing an animated short film or a feature film. It takes imagination, drawing & software skills, and lots of practice to create entertaining, technically sound animated shots. Watch this video – making of an animated short film, where students of Arena Animation, Geeta Bhawan Square take you through the step-by-step process of animation production.


Expert Sessions

Expert Sessions

The centre frequently hosts expert sessions including workshops, master classes & seminars. A few industry experts who have conducted these sessions include:

  • Dhimant Vyas, veteran Animation Film Designer
  • Vaibhav Kumaresh, Founder of Vaibhav Studios
  • Prosenjit Ganguly, Animation Film Designer
  • Sekhar Mukherjee, Faculty, National Institute of Design
  • Ashish Kulkarni, CEO, Reliance Animation
  • Geetanjali Rao, Award Winning Animator
  • Anand Bhanushali, Creative Head, Krayon Pictures
  • Yunus Bukhari, CEO, Artery FX
  • Subhajit Sarkar Sr. Manager, R&H Studios
  • Anand Gurnani, CEO, Animation Xpress
  • Dr. R. L. Mistry, Faculty, National Institute of Design
  • Mukul Rawat, COO, Shemaroo Entertainment Pvt. Ltd
  • Shashank V Rayudu, Creative Director & Producer, RVML Animation Studio

Community Building Events

The centre promotes & conducts community building activities in collaboration with NGOs – Asifa and TASI. These activities provide great opportunities for the students to meet and spend time with prominent people from various parts of the world. Some of the esteemed participants of the community building events include – the renowned acting teacher Ed Hooks from UK, animation producer Arnauld Boulard from France, Sesha Prasad, Production Co-ordinator at Rhythm and Hues Studios, Mehul Hirani, Creative Director at Crest Animation Studios, and Abhishek Chandra, Co-founder of CG Tantra.

Awards & Achievements

Awards & Achievements

Students of Arena Animation, Geeta Bhawan Square participates in numerous competitions, events and activities, throughout the year. Some of the recognitions & awards they won include:

  • The Animation Maestro contest at the IMA International Management Conclave - in 2011, 2013, 2014, and 2015. Students also won the Special Mention Awards and contract prizes worth thousands of rupees.
  • Certificate of Appreciation from the Indore Collector Akash Tripathi & Indore ADG Vipin Maheshwari for a 3d short film created by the students to help traffic police spread road safety awareness amongst youth.
  • Certificates of Appreciation & Awards from the M.P. Police, for the digital contribution towards Police Radio Training School (PRTS), during the academic years: 2012-13 & 2013-14, and 2014-15.
  • Certificate of Commendation from DGP, M.P. Police for a short film created on Medical Health Security Scheme Policy for the policemen of the state.
  • The Times of India Trailblazers of Education award, from the Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh Shivraj Singh.
  • India Education Excellence Award for the 'Best Digital Media & Animation Academy of Central India' awarded by the renowned educationist & mathematician of Super 30 fame Anand Kumar.

Students of Arena Animation, Geeta Bhawan Square centre have got job placements in top studios and companies. Many of them are a part of the VFX teams of Hollywood & Bollywood movies – including Gravity, Avatar, The Incredible Hulk, Iron Man 3, Transformers: Dark of the Moon, Inception, X-Men: First Class, X-Men: Days of Future Past, The Wolverine, Thor: The Dark World, Men in Black-3, Star Wars, Shrek-2, Life of Pi, Bajrangi Bhaijaan, PK, and more.

Job Placements

The centre has a dedicated Placement Team who conducts mock interviews, boot camps, and tests, to prepare students for job interviews. As a result of this extensive preparation, students of the Arena, Geeta Bhawan Square centre are placed with some of the top studios, production houses, advertising agencies, & corporate organisations in the industry. Some of the recruiters include:

  • Animation Studios: DreamWorks, Rhythm and Hues Studios, Prana Studios, Krayon Pictures, DQ Entertainment, and Maya Digital Studios
  • Production houses: Prime Focus, Reliance Media Works, Red Chillies Entertainments, Moving Picture Company (MPC), Fablefarm Studios, Visual Computing Labs, Pix n Trix Studio, Famous Studios, Digicaptions, and Sanskar
  • Web Design Companies: Mind Experts, IBM, Infosys, Tata Consultancy Services, Accenture, Diaspark Infotech, Webgility, Symphony, Synechron Systems, Infobeans, Sofeman, and Viscus Infobiz
  • Gaming companies: Disney Indiagames, Dhruva Interactive, Trine Games, Hungama, Zapak, Webdunia, Gameshastra Solutions, and Astute Systems
  • Ad agencies: Ogilvy & Mather (O&M), Mudra, Percept P9 Integrated, Percept Swift Advertising, Srijan Advertising, Source Advertising, Purple Focus, Deepak Advertising, Anil Publicity Bureau, and Notre
  • TV channels: NDTV, CNBC, Zee TV, India TV, SAB TV, Zee CG, Digi Cable, bTV, ACT TV, Colors, and WWS Skyshop
  • Graphic Design Companies: Ashi S R Gems, Matchbox, Raag, MG Creations, Navin Digital Technology, and Avalon Technologies
  • Education Institutes: Symbiosis Institute of Design, Picasso Animation College, Virtual Voyage College, RCA , Explora, Fluids Academy, and Ants Animation Training School


Student Speak

Arena Student Naresh Agrawal

Naresh Agrawal, Sr. UI Designer, at Impetus Technologies, says:
"It was a great time at Arena Animation, Geeta Bhawan Square. I got encouragement to learn a lot. The faculty was helpful, and gave us in-depth knowledge about the concepts and software. I am thankful to the team at Arena Animation. It's a dream come true for me."



Arena Student Shashank M Hudkar

Shashank M Hudkar, Co-founder & Designs Lead at Ketchup Designs Studio, says:
"I would just like to say a big thank you to Arena Animation, Geeta Bhawan Square for their help and support for making my dream come true. I had attended demo classes from a few institutes, but finally decided to join Arena as I realized that they have an excellent teaching methodology. The faculty explains each and every concept in detail, and has always been helpful. Thank you."



Arena Student Vishal Prajapati

Vishal Prajapati, Asst. UI Designer at Impetus Technologies, says:
"I would like to extend my sincere thanks to Arena Animation, Geeta Bhawan Square for giving me an opportunity to do my certification there. I am also thankful to all the faculty members for providing support and guidance, throughout my education at the centre. Today, I am happy and proud to say that I was a part of this institute."


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