The India Post,Chandigarh, July 13, 2008:The Indian animators are creating original animation content that is being accepted internationally, said Uttam Pal Singh, an independent film maker who is producing tv commercials, broadcast designs, and internet series especially Channel [V], while addressing the students on the last day of the two-days animation event, Treasureboxx08 here today.
An NID graduate, Uttam Pal Singh did post graduation in animation in 2000 and his first film ‘Bheeru No.1’ brought many national and international awards, and later as a part of Channel [V] his ‘Santa Banta series’ won him many accolades, who shared his quest to produce funny stories and create original contents and intellectual properties for the international masses.
He talked about his journey in creation of various tv series including his latest production, ‘Krazy Keeda’ for Hungama Channel.
The BIG Animation team of Rohan Pannalkar and Rajesh Bhosale, talked about the making of the 3D animation film, Little Krishna, produced by the India Heritage Foundation, which won two BAF awards as Best TV Episode and for Outstanding Indian content, recently.
Deepak Ganguly and Abhishek Chandra of Tata Elxsi Ltd VCL, explained the step-by-step process of animation workflow to the actual production through an interesting presentation.
Naveen Gupta, Executive Director, Frameboxx Animation and Visual Effects, the co-organiser of the event with CG Tantra, explained that in the growing animation industry there is a need for all types of creative hands and professionals from various disciplines since the industry requires management experts to manage the studio operations, process management, quality control, marketing, etc, and Frameboxx was specifically involved in developing a proactive ecosystem to promote animation industry in the country that meets international standards.
Within the Frameboxx itself, the ecosystem has been evolved to bring together all stakeholders including educational institutions, industry professionals, animation studios, business experts, and entrepreneurs, incubation facilities, so that every student is ready to make a mark in one’s career either as a part of the system, or as an independent entrepreneur.