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CGTEXPO 2011 takes place in Mumbai

Expo on Animation, VFX ,Gaming &Visual Arts to be held on 28th - 29th May, 2011, at Nehru Center, Mumbai.

BestMediaInfo Bureau | Delhi | May 26, 2011

What went in the making of ROBOT? How HARRY POTTER series makes its way to the hearts of millions of fans? What is the latest animation trend in the International markets? What is India’s latest offering to the animation world?  If An If these are some of the questions that is going on in your mind
 thenyou’re your queries will put to an end
 for CGTExpo 2011is the place to be!. Come May 28th Nehru Center, Worli, Mumbai will have students & professionals - learn, Trace back pixels, explore new avenues in animation, get acquainted with latest of technology & find their dream career destinations. There has been good amount of response and participation coming in from all sectors and the World for India’s largest 2-Day long expo on Animation, VFX, Gamin and Visual Arts !

The Expo will see participation from National and International giants like: Technicolor India, DreamWorks, MPC and DSK Supinfocom. BIG AIMS, ZICA: Zee Institute of Creative Art, ZIMA: Zee Institute of Film Making, Graphiti School of Animation, SeamEdu, RightbrainFX, AIGA ,TASAA Infosolutions, Unicorn Infosolutions,  Uxbridge London, Manipal University, College of Animation and Engineering Research center.

The Conferences Track is dominated by the presence of Maestros, Icons, International perspectives, logic, history, problems, solutions, showcases, learning and fun. ‘Tracing Back the Pixels’ is our theme for CGTExpo 2011, you will be an audience to the past evolving and future of the AVGC industry unveiling itself. Some of the Highlight sessions at CGTExpo 2011 are “Exclusive Screening of Oscar Winner Short Film THE LOST THING by Passion Pictures Australia and Screen Australia” , “Feature Showcase of Recent Release YOGI BEAR exclusively by Rhythm and Hues Team”, “ “The Spectacular Showcase of the one and only HARRY POTTER - THE DEATHLY HALLOWS PART - I  by MPC Team”,  “Making of ROBOT by Srinivas Mohan”,  “Shelley Page returning to CGTantra Expo with her popular showcase of the best new international short films, music videos and commercials in Shelley's Eye Candy”, “Making of The Most Talked about VFX movie of the Year "ROBOT" by Srinivas Mohan”, “Dreamworks Dedicated Unit at Technicolor India will be back with a mind-boggling session on Animation Perspectives by Raman Hui, John Hill, & Manish Sharma”, “The Very Acclaimed Hugo Sands, Passion Pictures, winner of Oscar 2011 Best Animated Short Film THE LOST THING doing a session”, “Tracing Back the Pixels - VFX by VFX maestros talk about the Advancement of VFX Technology from times of Haatim to the times of Robot”, “Tracing Back the Pixels - Animation 
 As Animation Maestros talk about the Journey of Animation from times of Ek Chidiya Anek Chidiya to the times of Arjuna”, “Famous VFX studios like MPC and Rhythm&Hues talk about the Art of Rotoscopy, one of the most sorted departments in today's times and the Career that awaits it”.

Maintaining the levels of zest at the conference track, we have lined up WORKSHOPS this time after popular requests. The format would have professionals teach and help the audience put their brains to work. Some of the Workshops include “Creating a Pitch Bible from Story to the Final Pitch by Ram Singh Kumaresh”, “Workflows in 3DS MAX and Mudbox 2012 focussed towards Game Art by Yiannis Koumoutzelis”, “Blender Workshop by Satish Goda from Rhythm&Hues”, “Nuke Workflow by Soumyadip C, Compositing Supervisor, EyeQube Studios”, “The Creative Animator by Mahee Pal” and other workshops revolving VFX Compositing Workflows and Making a Concept Art..

Another Big Dimension of CGTExpo is  CGTantra Community Awards scheduled to take place on the 28th evening at Jade Gardens, Worli Mumbai.  CCA is honored and pleased to have an Illustrious Jury Panel for taking out time to judge the awards. Some of the Names include Jeff Kleiser(VFX Supervisor, Ra.One), Kireet Khurana(Director, Toonpur Ka SuperHero), Max Lang(Oscar&BAFTA nominated animation director) , Shelley Page(Head of International Outreach for DreamWorks Animation), Damir G Martin(Creature&Character Design Specialist) , E.Suresh(Veteran Director&Founder of Eeksaurus Productions),   Vijay Raut(Former President of Bombay Arts Society), Yiannis Koumoutzelis(Creative Director,Trine Entertainment), Nishith Takia(Co-Founder at Krayon Pictures)

There is still more to come. Block your diaries and be there at Nehru Centre on May 28th and  29th, 2011. Who knows few hours spent on creative learning can change your whole life
. For good !


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