MAAC Celebrates and Honors Creativity at 18th Annual 24FPS International Animation Awards in Virtual Avatar


New Delhi, Delhi, India (NewsView) • More than 2,685 creative applications received • 1,090 independent external applications from 70 countries • 287 participants awarded by the MAAC (Maya Academy of Advanced Cinematics), a pioneer in high-end 3D animation training and VFX, hosted its 18th Annual 24FPS International Animation Awards – India’s most coveted mega event and one of the biggest international animation events held virtually this year. Mainstays from the media and entertainment industry have joined digital to be part of the grand celebration of incredible talent from around the world with this event. The most anticipated event for the Indian media and animation industry, 24FPS has brought together many industry leaders and professionals. Rahul Vaidya, former Indian Idol finalist and Big Boss 14 finalist, was the star performer of the evening that rocked the virtual stage with her magical performance. The event was hosted by celebrity host SiddharthKannan and PreetiKathpal. The awards were given in categories such as Best VFX Short Film, Best 3D Animated Short, Digital Film Making, Design Aesthetics, and more. The 24FPS International Animation Awards saw a massive turnout of over 2,685 creative entries, including 1,090 independent entries (in External Category) from over 70 countries including US, France, Spain, UK, Italy, Russia and Poland, among others. The 18th edition of 24FPS saw a showcase of exemplary works of art in various categories and more than 287 participants among these were awarded on the virtual stage. MAAC’s 24FPS International Animation Awards is a distinguished platform in the media and entertainment industry that honors unparalleled talent in animation, visual effects and live action filmmaking across the world. Over the past 18 editions, 24FPS has grown into India’s most sought-after global animation awards night, receiving huge support from both AVGC, the media and entertainment fraternity, and students. ! The award for Outstanding Contribution to the Animation Industry was awarded to Green Gold Animation Private Limited for “Mighty Little Bheem”; The Movers and Shakers award in games segment was won by Nazara Technologies Limited and for visual effects in web series FutureWorks Media Limited was awarded for outstanding contribution. Seasoned professionals and dignitaries from the media and entertainment industry also graced the occasion. Delighted with the participation for the first time in the virtual format of the event and the truly exceptional work of the students, Dr Anil Pant, Managing Director and CEO of Aptech Ltd., said: “While nothing compares to the joy of organizing large format award evenings. bringing together well-known names from the media and entertainment industry under one roof to witness a one-of-a-kind creative showcase, the ongoing pandemic has had a chilling effect. By keeping the safety aspect and respecting the government regulations in force, we are delighted to have virtually organized this year our 18th edition of the MAAC 24FPS event. 24FPS, this year in its virtual avatar, has far exceeded our expectations by being bigger, better and certainly a crowning achievement providing an exceptional experience for students and industry. He added: “The infrastructure that was put in place this time for the virtual event was able to accommodate over 10,000 participants and we had over 9,000 simultaneous spectators. It was absolutely overwhelming considering we were running 24FPS virtually for the first time. MAAC 24FPS, now entering its glorious 18th year, is an industry accreditation and these awards are a way to recognize and showcase the brilliance of a talent that resides in our country, some of it. them will certainly become industry names tomorrow. We have received applications from around 70 countries, even countries where we are not yet present. I congratulate not only the proud winners, but all participating students, entries and creative submissions from around the world. Each of them delivered exemplary works of art and demonstrated a great competitive spirit. We also thank the media and entertainment industry jury for taking the time not only to attend the virtual event, but also to offer advice and feedback to all attendees and submissions. »With the best curriculum and 360 degree skills such as technical skills, industry readiness, creativity, teamwork, meeting deadlines, resilience and personality development, MAAC regularly trains students in various aspects of the media and entertainment industry, namely 3D animation, VFX, games, multimedia and broadcast. MAAC believes that initiatives and platforms such as MAAC 24FPS play a crucial role not only in educating young people, but also in preparing them for successful careers in the media and entertainment industry. About MAAC The Maya Academy of Advanced Cinematics (MAAC) is India’s premier training institute for high-end 3D animation and visual effects. Founded in 2001 and a major brand of Aptech Ltd, MAAC has trained thousands of students around the world. It has a total of more than 130 centers around the world with state-of-the-art infrastructure in more than 65 cities. MAAC offers industry-relevant career courses in 3D Animation, Visual Effects, Gaming, Multimedia, Film Making, Broadcasting, Virtual Reality, and Augmented Reality. MAAC courses are carefully designed to provide students with in-depth insight into the dynamics of the industry. It provides a real learning environment for students supported by excellent teachers, world-class infrastructure and the latest technical tools. MAAC students are placed in all areas of the media and entertainment industry in India and abroad. With our out-of-the-box courses, MAAC students are placed in top production houses and studios such as MPC, Prime Focus, DNEG, Amazon, Redchillies VFX, Accenture, DQ Entertainment, Green Gold Animation, Technicolor, NDTV, IBN7, NY VFXwaala and Cosmos Maya among others. For more information, please visit Vocational training company in the country with a significant global presence. Since its inception in 1986 and with a current presence in a total of over 800 centers worldwide, Aptech Limited has effectively ventured into various industries ranging from IT training, media and entertainment, retail and aviation, beauty and well-being, banking and finance, pre-school among others. Aptech Limited has successfully trained students, professionals, universities and companies through its two main areas of activity: individual training and group of companies. As part of individual training, Aptech offers professional and vocational training through its multiple brands – Aptech Computer Education, Arena Animation & Maya Academy of Advanced Cinematics (both in animation and multimedia), Lakmé Academy powered by Aptech (beauty and grooming), Aptech Hardware & Networking Academy, Aptech Aviation & Hospitality Academy, Aptech English Learning Academy, Aptech International Pre-school, among others. Corporate activities include training and assessment solutions for enterprises and institutions (Aptech training solutions, Aptech assessment and testing solutions). Aptech Limited was recognized as a Great Place to Work (2017 & 2019), won the Golden Peacock National Training Award (2019), and was rated at Maturity Level 5 of the People Capability Maturity Model (PCMM) in 2020 For more information, please visit Image: Dr. Anil Pant, MD & CEO, Aptech Ltd. aimed at 24FPS PWR PWR students

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