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Creative Minds & Perspectives 2015 concludes at Indore, MP

Arena Animation organised two exclusive events – Creative Minds and Perspectives – on August 23, 2015 at Brilliant Convention Center, Vijay Nagar, Indore, Madhya Pradesh. 

Creative Minds presents a platform for zonal level student competitions and workshops by industry experts.  500+ students from various Arena Animation centres participated in the event.

Perspectives is an event open to all, where the attendees gain first-hand knowledge and insight into careers in the animation, multimedia, and web designing industry from industry experts in each of these fields. 

Prashant Shahane, CG head at Trace VFX, conducted a learning session at Creative Minds. He covered topics including 3D product packshot & visual effects - behind the scenes of creative & technical processes. According to Mr. Shahane, a profession in the animation industry needs not only hard work, but also smart work. He offered first-hand advice on media and entertainment industry and career opportunities awaiting the students.   

During an interactive session with students at Creative Minds, Atul Bhatkar, technical director at e-Plus Studios mentioned that the animation industry has grown manifold. Yet, the media and entertainment industry face acute shortage of talented professionals to fill job vacancies for 3D animators, 3D artists, motion graphics artists, lighting & rendering artists, flash animators, digital sculpting artists, web designers, creative advertisers, illustrators, visualisers, storyboard artists, and 3D modelers. 

Students presented their works in categories including 3D architectural visualization, 3D character animation sequence, 3D facial modeling & rigging, 3D product packshot, channel ident, character design, website design, digital illustration, and VFX scene.  

A jury comprising of prominent personalities including Prashant Shahane & Atul Bhatkar evaluated student works and chose the winners. 

3D Architectural Visualization
Prize Winners Name Centre Name
First Pragati Singh Indore 3
Second Shubham Bais & Sheikh Afsar Bilaspur
Third Shubham Meena Indore
3D Character Animation Sequence
Prize Winners Name Centre Name
First  Naman Afle Indore
3D Product Packed Shot
Prize Winners Name Centre Name
First Stuti Bhaiya Indore
Second Bharat Thakur Dewas
Third Sanjay Dev Indore
Channel Ident
Prize Winners Name Centre Name
First Shamshuddin Altmesh Khan & Ajay Lalawat Indore 3
Second Mukesh Nagar &  Rahul Chouhan Indore 
Third Pragati Singh & Anurag Mishra Indore 3
Character Design
Prize Winners Name Centre Name
First Lucky Yadav                                               Dewas
Second Rashmi Soni  Bhopal  2
Third Aakanksha Tamrakar Indore 3
Digital Illustration
Prize Winners Name Centre Name
First Bhumika Thakuria Indore
Second Shvetansh Shrivastava Indore
Third Amandeep Singh Wandra Dewas
Visual Effects Scene
Prize Winners Name Centre Name
First Anshul Sharma With Atul Pushpad Dewas
Second Mukund Agicha, Pankaj Makrani, Abhinav Saraswat Gwalior
Third Nazim Qureshi Indore 3
Website Design
Prize Winners Name Centre Name
First Burhanuddin Bohra Indore 3
Second Hatim Bohra Indore 3
Third Amita Prajapati Bhopal 2


Congratulations to the winners!