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  • Accenture
  • Amazon
  • Colors
  • DQ Entertainment
  • Famous Studio
  • Firefly Creative Studio
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  • Prime Focus
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Arena Animation Kankurgachi centre ensures all-round development & grooming of students through a range of activities like regular workshops, competitions & seminars. The centre has up-to-date infrastructure and modern facilities that help students excel in different creative areas.

Arena Animation Kankurgachi centre is conveniently located on Maniktala Main Road, between Kankurgachi island and rail bridge. The centre is easily accessible via metro & suburban trains, buses, and cabs. The nearest metro station is Girish Park.

Here are few other ways to reach the centre:

Place Transportation mode
Howrah Station Bus no.:- 215, 71, 44, 12C/2, Mourigram-Saltlake mini, Volvo (VS2)
Sealdah Station Bus no.:- 44, 45, 221, 223, 71, 12C/2
Bidhan Nagar Station Auto service to Arena Animation Kankurgachi centre
Airport Bus no.:- 237, 45, 46, Birati-BBD Bag Mini, Airport-Jadavpur Mini, Volvo (VS2), AC 10, AC 3
Behala Bus no.:- JM-3, 3A/1, K5
Garia Kolkata-Sonarpur (WBSTC), S-21, C-3 (Bengal Chemical Stopage)

Arena Animation centre address:

P-28, Maniktala Main Road,
Near Kankurgachi rail bridge, Kankurgachi,
Kolkata, West Bengal - 700054
Ph.: 98301 74360/ (033) 2355 1025

Highlights of Arena Animation Kankurgachi centre:

Arena Animation Kankurgachi centre's teaching methodologies & faculty guidance help students gain practical experience. Students choose Arena Animation Kankurgachi centre for their education because:


The centre is well equipped with state-of-the-art infrastructure & training facilities, including:

  • Spacious campus spread over four premises
  • Multimedia projectors in class rooms
  • High-end multimedia workstations in lab
  • Library updated with latest reference material
  • Experienced faculty members
  • Secured data storage space for students’ works

Events & activities

F5 – An annual award ceremony organized by the centre to recognise best student works. this creates a competitive learning environment, and encourages students to showcase their best works. Prominent Bengali cartoonist, Chandi Lahiri has also attended the award ceremony.

Agomony – An exclusive annual event organised at the centre during the auspicious festive season of Durga Puja. Students participate in various cultural programs during the event & showcase their talents.

The centre also conducts other regular activities like Rangmela, Spalsh, Canvas & Rio Mania that give students a platform to showcase their creative skills like face painting, sketching & clay modelling. It also marks special occasions like World Environment Day, Animation Day, Woman's Day, and Teacher's Day.

Events & activities


Arena Animation Kankurgachi centre regularly hosts workshop by industry experts. Recently, the centre has conducted sessions with Lakshya Digital, HIKE, Elance & well-known cartoonist, Ratan Mukherjee from Bartaman news paper. These workshops give students a chance to enhance their knowledge & learn from industry professionals.


Industry visits

Industry visits

The centre organises industry visits to give students exposure about latest industry trends & best practices, latest tools & technology, and operational methodology of top companies. Students get to interact with, and learn from working professionals in the industry.


Adda with Alumni

One of its most popular aspects is the alumni meet. This gives students a platform to network, build contacts & learn from the experiences of their seniors.

Job Placements

Job Placements

The centre has a placement cell that prepares students for job interviews through sessions on resume writing, communication skills, mock interviews, personality development, presentation skills & grooming.

As a result of such extensive preparation, students of the Arena Animation Kankurgachi centre have been placed with top companies including Ramoji Film City, Technicolor, Red Chillies Entertainments, Crest Animation Studio, DQ Entertainment, ABP Ananda, ZEE Bangla, Tata Interactive Systems, Prime Focus, Eden Animation, Discreet Art Productions, AnimateZone, Capgemini and PWC.


Student Speak

Arena Student Pic -Sayantan Sengupta

Sayantan Sengupta, broadcast media professional, Saregama India Ltd. (HMV India), says:
"Arena Animation Kankurganchi centre is the best place to learn. They help shape up your creativity with highly experienced faculty. I feel really lucky that I chose Arena Animation Kankurgachi (Kolkata) to get training."



Arena Student Pic - Priyankar Pramanick

Priyankar Pramanick, creative designer, Tata Interactive Services (TIS), says:
"Arena Animation Kankurganchi centre provides great atmosphere & infrastructure that has helped me become a job-ready professional."



Arena Student Pic - Debamitra Misra

Debamitra Misra, 3D animator, DQ Entertainment, says:
"Arena Animation has given us platforms like Orbit Live, Kalakari and Creative Mind, which have helped us think out of the box. I am very lucky to be a part of such a nice & dedicated institute."



Arena Student Pic -Suhail Hyder Siddique

Suhail Hyder Siddique, VFX artist, Surinder VFX Studio, says:
"Arena Animation Kankurgachi centre provided me the skills & confidence to be job-ready."



Arena Student Pic -Srestha Pachisia

Srestha Pachisia, VFX & compositing artist, Digitales Studios, says:
"Arena Animation Kankurgachi placement assistance helps students bag the best jobs."



Arena Student Pic -Tania Chakraborty

Tania Chakraborty, web designer, Millennium Business Solutions India, says:
"The training I received at Arena is very good. I am also very thankful to the placement cell for great support."



Arena Student Pic -Debjit Sen

Debjit Sen, graphic designer, Netscribes, says:
"Arena’s job-oriented programs completely match industry requirements."



Arena Student Pic -Ankit Patnaik

Ankit Patnaik, sound & video editor, Padatik International, says:
“The knowledge I gained from various seminars & workshop by industry experts still helps me in my work.”


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