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Arena Animation, Tilak Road centre gives utmost personal attention to students, to enable them to garner the skills required to become performance-driven professionals in the animation and VFX industry. Located near Sathe Garden, Hirabaug, the Tilak Road centre is conveniently accessible via buses. Established in 1997, the centre has a large alumni base of over 7000 professionals.

The centre boasts of aesthetically designed classrooms, state-of-the-art practice labs and a team of well-qualified faculty.

Arena Animation centre address:

1107, Ground floor, Chiranjiv,
Shukrawar Peth, Sathe Colony, Tilak Road,
Near Sathe Graden, Hirabaug,
Opp. Bharat Petrol Pump Lane,
Behind Kothari Activa showroom,
Near Swargate, Pune – 411 002

Highlights of the Tilak Road centre:

Arena Animation, Tilak Road centre organises various extra-curricular and co-curricular activities to help students stay ahead in the job market. Through exhibitions, seminars, workshops and other pursuits outside the classroom, students gain new skills and hands-on experience – and have fun while doing it. Here are a few reasons why students chose Arena Animation, Tilak Road centre for their education:

Look Here

Look Here is an exhibition organised by the Tilak Road centre, where students showcase their works in categories including pre-production, software, web, post-production, and production. The student exhibit that receives the most votes wins the competition.

Renowned Cartoonist Mangesh Tendulkar, Founder President of Promoters & Builders Association of Pune Ramkumar Rathi, and over 2500 students attended Look Here 2016.


Students of Arena Animation Tilak Road centre have participated & won competitions in Creative Minds, Arena's flagship event. Students have also participated in national-level competitions conducted by Yes Foundation and NUKE Non-commercial.

Seminars, workshops & learning sessions

Experts from the animation, VFX and fine art industry conducts various seminars & workshops at the Arena Animation Tilak Road centre.

A few workshops organised by the centre lately include:

  • Importance of cartoons and caricature in the industry by Mangeshji Tendulkar, renowned cartoonist
  • 2D animation scope and pre-production process by Vaibhav More, founder, Vaibhav More films
  • Creative thinking for product advertisement by Shalini Mundada, soft skills specialist
  • These sessions offer a good blend of theory and practical learning.

    Job placements

    The centre conducts grooming, soft skills and public speaking sessions to help students improve their communication & presentation skills, that are integral to successful performance in a job interview.

    As a result of such rigorous training, students of the centre have been placed with various top companies in the country - including Tata Consultancy Services, Anibrain Digital Technologies, WOT Production and Infinity Systems.

    Student Speak

    Arena Student Pic - Neeraj Deshmukh

    Neeraj Deshmukh, who is pursuing GWD course at Arena Animation, Tilak Road, Pune, says:
    "Arena Animation has well-trained faculty who help us. Arena also helps us improve our soft skills and offers good job placement assistance. We get the required industry exposure even before we complete our course."



    Arena Student Pic - Nitin Zine

    Nitin Zine, who is pursuing GWD course at Arena Animation, Tilak Road, Pune, says:
    Arena Animation, Tilak Road offers excellent training and placement opportunities to the students. I am very grateful to this centre for the help and support they have provided."



    Arena Student Pic - Anand D Thorat

    Anand D Thorat, who is pursuing 3D Modeller course at Arena Animation, Tilak Road, Pune, says:
    Arena Animation, Tilak Road has a good Placement Cell that prepares us for technical & verbal interviews for job placements.



    Arena Student Pic - Ainkya Rajbhoj

    Ainkya Rajbhoj, who is pursuing VFX Artist course at Arena Animation, Tilak Road, Pune, says:
    "Arena Animation, Tilak Road has good faculty & supportive staff. Professional training given by them helped me build a bright future."



    Arena Student Pic - Onkar Mandlik

    Onkar Mandlik, who is pursuing Character Designer course at Arena Animation, Tilak Road, Pune, says:
    "I am very thankful to Arena Animation, Tilak Road for helping me reach my dream career in the VFX & animation industry. Their well-integrated curriculum and supportive Placement Cell helps in getting job placements."

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