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Swami Ayyappan nominated for FICCI BAF ‘Best theatrical feature”!!

The nominations are out and ‘Swami Ayyappan’ is among the top three films in the ‘Best Theatical Animated  Feature’ category!! Hearty congrats to all who were involved in the making of the film and to our dear ‘Toonz’ family!!The other nominees in the category are KOCHADAIYAAN & Greengold Animation’s MIGHTY RAJU ‘RIO CALLING’   more

Swami Ayyappa premieres at ABAI fest Bengaluru!

The much awaited 2d animation film, co-produced by Toonz Animation and Animagic India premiered in Bengaluru as an exclusive event for the ABAI fest and KVGC Summit. The screening which started at 8pm in an open theatre specially erected for ABAI was preceded by a short presentation on the making of the film. by the […] more

Award Winning ‘Swami Ayyappan’ trailer on youtube!

Finaaly the TASI Anifest 2013 & FICCI BAF award winning trailer is online! Do check it out! Please like and share!   more

Swami Ayyappan wins at FICCI FRAMES!

Swami has done it again! The 2 and half min trailer has won the FICCI FRAMES 2014 BAF Award for Best Animated Promo International! Thanks FICCI, the jury and all at TOONZ & supporters! with Toonz CEO P. Jayakumar on stage more

Workshop & session in Kalaghoda Art Fest!

Animagic is going to be at the KALAGHODA ART FEST this year!! First in a one of its kind workshop on drawing in associatin with TASI- “Sketching & cartooning for Everyone!! Even those who can’t draw! Featuring live demos, clips and mass sketching session by India’s finest animation gurus – Vaibhav Kumaresh, Chetan Sharma & Vaibhav More, the workshop will enable participants to discover […] more

‘Behind the scenes of Swami Ayyappan” in Bangalore & Indore!

Its back by popular demand!! TASI’s “Work in progress” session with Vaibhav Kumaresh & Chetan Sharma is now going to Bangalore (25th Jan 2014) and Indore (8th feb 2014)! All are invited!! more

Tripura, MAAA-AA-aa!! and Raju & I screen at 1st ABAI fest!

The Association of Bangalore Animation Industry (ABAI) organized the 1st ABAI FEST 2013  on  6th and 7th December 2013 at  University Grounds in Mysore. Animagic 1st feature “TRIPURA- The three cities of Maya” was screened in the Indian features package. “Raju & I” & MAAA-AA-aa!! were screened in a package of the best animated shorts ever produced in India, […] more

“Swami Ayyappan” trailer wins at Anifest TVCA !!!

In an happy surprise, viewers at ANIFEST 2013, held at Sivaswamy auditorium in Chembur, Mumbai voted for Swami Ayyappan as the best commissioned work of the year! Thankfully most of the Animagic team was in attendance and could receive the award.. though we missed Mahesh Vettiyar from Toonz. Cheers to collaboration and creativity! Check out […] more

Sons of Ram releases across Theatres in India

‘Sons of Rama’ the new film from ACK media ( the first was Tripura) and their first theatrical feature is to release tommorrow!! Directed by Kushal Ruia, the film also features the voice of Chetan Sharma as Vishwamitra and Hanuman! The story follows the adventures of Luv and Kush the two young sons of Rama […] more

Toonz – Animagic to Co-produce Theatrical Feature on Swami Ayyappan

“We enjoy telling stories from our roots and the legend of Ayyappan is a fantastic opportunity to serve that purpose humbly! Ayyappan is revered by millions and is a great role model for young children in his compassion, kindness and humility inspite of being, well –a God!  We hope this film will become the definitive […] more

India at Cartoons on the Bay: The Animagic Experience

Last month India was the country in the spotlight at Cartoons on the Bay, an annual festival celebrating animation in  Portofino and Rapallo, Italy. Animagic was one of the 6 studios invited to showcase their work and make a presentation. India is becoming one of the countries that the west is increasing looking at as […] more

Cartoons on the Bay Italy: India Honoured as Guest Country: Attended by Six Indian Studios

  From left to right: Amit Rathore, Prerit Damani, Hari Varma, Vijay Bhanushali, Suresh Eriyat & Chetan Sharma Cartoons on the Bay 2012 that was held from March 22nd to 25th had honored India as the guest country. The 16th Edition of the Festival took place in Rapallo, Santa Margherita Ligure and Portofino, Italy. The main theme […] more

Best Animated Feature at INFOCOM-ASSOCHAM EME Awards Kolkata

In a sober (on account of the terrible tragedy in Kolkata hospital fire) yet glittering (on account of all the animation talent and dignitaries) event, we received the award for the BEST ANIMATED FEATURE for TRIPURA- THE THREE CITIES OF MAYA  at the INFOCOM-ASSOCHAM EME Awards function, ITC Sonar, 10th December 2011. Chetan Sharma receiving the Award […] more

IAD 2011: Animagic presents in Mumbai, Pune, Indore & Hyderabad!

International Animation Day organised by ASIFA India is here again, bringing to aspirants and professionals alike an event which celebrates their love of animation! This year, we are glad to be part of an illustrious lineup of presenter ans speakers that includes the likes of the Disney Studio ‘Tangled’ & Macgruff Studios” Despicable Me’ . […] more

Animation Xpress: 'Animagic animates Sanjay Dutt & Ajay Devgn for Rascals'

by Chaitra Shetty. Read original here. Animagic Studios has done it again. It has created and animated caricature versions of Bollywood actors Sanjay Dutt & Ajay Devgn for the David Dhawan film ‘Rascals‘, which released this week all over India. This 3.5 minutes title sequence in 2D animation has CG elements as well, this has been made for the opening credits of the film […] more

The ANIMAGIC story! Animation reporter covers the journey!

The August issue of ANIMATION REPORTER features ANIMAGIC as its Cover story for a second consecutive time!!! Inspired by the journey of the studio over these past 14 odd years they decided to do a special feature which covered Animagic right from its inception as a company 16 years ago!! Besides an indepth interview it […] more

TRIPURA in the top10 FEATURE FILMS FOR PRE-SELECTION IN CINANIMA

In the year that CINANIMA – International Animated Film Festival celebrates 35 years of existence, receives 10 Feature Films for pre-selection – a number that passes the (6) films submitted in 2010. In August, André Marques (Portugal), Germano Campos (Portugal) e Katelijn Smissaert (Belgium) will have the task to select the best films to be […] more

TRIPURA cover story in Animation Reporter July issue!!!

The July issue of Animation Reporter magazine features Tripura as its cover story!! Loads of behind the scenes stuff about the making of India’s first television epic! Do pick up the magazine at the stands..its filled with loads of great material, Annecy’s Youtube contestants, tutorials and more!! Cheers!! more

"SHIVA GROWS UP" Tripura in Sunday MIDDAY!

Interview with Chetan about Tripura and mythology in Indian Animation films.
Tripura- the three cities of Maya doesnt dumb down the battle of good vs evil to a conflict between white Gods and dark skinned asuras. As the filmmakers tell us mythology is deeper than that. Sowmya Rajaram in a meaningful conversation with Chetan Sharma. more

Animagic wins FICCI BAF Award!!! Tripura named Best Animated Feature Direct to DVD!!!

At a glittering event on thursday evening at the hotel Renaissance, Powai, the 2011 FICCI Frames BAF Awards were announced!We were proud and delighted to take home the trophy for ‘Best Animated Feature -Direct to dvd’ for Tripura!! more

TRIPURA premieres on Cartoon Network!!

Finally, our labor of love, our first TV feature, “Tripura- the three cities of Maya”, co-produced with Amar Chitra Katha Media for Turner Entertainment, premieres on Cartoon Network on 30TH January 2011 at 12 pm IST!! Watch it!! more

Raju & I screened, Gayatri felicitated in Pune!

A special event was organised in Pune on 5th December to commemorate the birth anniversary of animation legend, Walt Disney and to celebrate the Indian efforts in the field by Rajesh Khele of animationwala.com. Raju & I was screened at the event, Gayatri was felicitated along with child prodigy painter Isha Chavan. Gayatri also interacted with […] more

Our first feature “Tripura” !! press release!

ACK Media is launching Feature-length animated films based on the ACK stories. The first film – Tripura: The Three Cities of Maya being designed and directed by Chetan Sharma of Animagic Studio. more

Tripura: First Look

Tripura poster appears in TimeOut magazine article on ACK. more