Arena Launches Animation Studio in Baroda

Mumbai, India, September 13, 2008 --( Arena Animation, the Global leader in Animation and Multimedia training launched an Animation Studio at Arena’s Sayajigunj centre, which offers Arena’s hi end Animation Engineering (DAE) program.

Speaking on this occasion Mr. Gurtaj Singh Mangat, Asst. Vice President – Business Development, Aptech Ltd. said “Arena is launching a hi-tech Animation Studio at Baroda with an aim to enable the students of Animation Engineering (DAE) to undergo intensive training in Animation related subjects. The state-of-the-art studio is equipped to train students on the latest Animation & Visual Effects and offer them hands-on training in highly advanced animation technology, equipping them for the ever-evolving & challenging world of multimedia & animation.”

The studio will facilitate live projects and intensive industry interaction for the DAE students.

Mr. Vishal Vohra, Regional Sales Head, Aptech Ltd. said ‘We are proud to launch the state of art animation studio in Baroda; Arena will ensure that the students stay a step ahead of competition in the demanding Job Market’.

Each studio has hi-end studio facilities such as I-MAC Workstations, 2D Animation Tables, Line Testing Machines, Green Screen Setup with Lighting for Compositing & Visual Effects, DV Cameras, Non Liner Editing Software etc. and the students will be allowed to handle them personally, enabling them to understand the techniques involved in the various stages of Animation & VFX such as pre-production, production and post-production. The students will also get to work on real-time projects involving hi-end animation techniques giving them the professional edge that is needed in the intensely competitive world of animation. Highly experienced faculty at each centre enables the students to understand & learn the finer nuances of animation.

Designed with inputs from the industry, the DAE offers a unique blend of digital and analog art skills. The program greatly emphasizes on teaching the students to integrate both the processes of 2D as well as 3D, with a focus on skill development, right from ideation to execution.

The course offers a dynamic career in the explosively expanding industry of computer animation, used extensively in television/films, animated simulation rides and walk-throughs, computer games, and digital environments.

On completion of this course, students will be able to choose from an array of exciting career options such as 2D animator, 3D animator, computer animation effects specialist, technical directors, technical animators, effects animators, effects developers, graphics programmers, games developers etc.

About Arena Animation:

Arena Animation is a pioneer, trendsetter and global leader in Animation Education and training. Arena has extensive network of centers and trained over 2,50,000 students globally since its inception in 1996.

Arena Animation offers industry relevant courses on Animation & Multimedia to students aspiring for global careers in this New Age industry. It trains students as well as professionals in the latest industry-relevant courses backed by alliances with world leaders, a world-class faculty and the latest technical educational tools.

Arena Animation has a spectrum of courses for all kinds of audiences ranging from career courses to professional courses as well as short-term courses that offer students a plethora of career opportunities.

Animation Engineering (DAE) is a comprehensive program in 2D and 3D animation, exclusively designed with the objective of training students to integrate the creative, artistic and technical skills. This 5 - Semester premium course is designed as per industry demands and enables students to master 2D and 3D animation.

Arena Animation Academy Specialist Program (AAASP) is designed as a complete 3D Animation Career Program. The intensive course curriculum and experiential training is designed to give every student the competitive edge in the world of animation. This specialist program includes Concept based modules like Character Anatomy, Specialization in the area of interest and Creating Portfolio Demo Reel for the same and E-Projects.

Arena Multimedia Specialist Program (AMSP) which incorporates the latest industry relevant technologies, is designed in 5 semesters & includes modules on Graphics, Interactive Multimedia, Animation, Multimedia for Web and Games, and Digital Portfolio Development. Every module has a separate specialization & value adds with a project at the end of each semester, which helps the student get hands on experience.

Aptech Arena students are placed as Graphic Designers, Web Designers, 2D/3D Animators, 2D/3D Designers, AV Editors, Technical Trainers, 3D Modelers, Multimedia Programmers, Compositors, Visualizers, Content Developers, Pre-production and Post-production executives in blue chip animation studios and entertainment companies like Prime Focus, Rhythm & Hues Studios, Crest Animation Studios, EFX, UTV Toons, Toonz Animation, Nipuna Services, Prasad Studios, Color Chips, Ramoji Film City, Green Gold Animation, DQ Entertainment, Paprikaas Animation Studios, Ushakiran TV, Sony TV, Google India, NDTV, Times of India, DD Sports, Discovery Channel, Divya Bhaskar, Asianet Satellite Communications, ETV, ZEE TV and ZEE Sports to name a few.

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For information on courses, please contact:

Jahanavi Raskapurwala at 0265 – 2362704.

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Mumbai : Devendra Sharma, Corporate Communications, Aptech Limited,
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