Trivandrum: The 19th edition of the Animation Masters Summit organized by the Technopark-based Toonz Media Group will be held in Thiruvananthapuram on May 4-5, 2018. The international summit will be attended by the various media and animation experts from different parts of the world.
Professionals including animation veteran, Ashish Kulkarni; Oscar award winner Resul Pookkutty; gaming expert, Aravindan Neelakandan; YouTube South American Head, Antonine Torres; Ogilvy & Mather Creative Director, Kiran Antony; and Baahubali fame visual effects expert, P C Sanath; are expected to give expert talks during this summit.
Interactive sessions and workshops will also be conducted under the guidance of the media and technology experts. Around 400 members who are connected with animation and media industry are expected to attend the summit where V G Samant, a veteran animator will be honoured with the ‘Legend of Animation’ award.
According to P Jayakumar, CEO, Toonz, “The global media industry is changing tremendously and at a fast pace. The Animation Summit aims at presenting new trends which can give a fresh vigour in the cultural and industrial sector by incorporating the modern technology as well as the fresh possibilities in the media arena. Summits like this will give a helping hand to talented Indian youth in animation field and thus uplift them creatively and technologically to global standards.”
The Animation Masters Summit was first launched by Toonz in 1999. As part of the event, the fourth edition of ‘Flying Elephant Competition’ a short film competition will also be held. The competition has received around 2000 entries.
Kerala IT News