Category Archives: Awards

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 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

“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

Gayatri & Chetan honored as ‘Lionheart leaders of Independent Animation!’

In a glittering event at the posh Ramada Inn hotel Powai, Arena Animation concluded Orbit 2013, its four day event for Arena students from all over the country. Amongst many awards and recognition given out in the evening, ‘Lionheart Leaders of Independent Animation’ was awarded to 4 veterans of the independent struggle… Our own Gayatri Rao and Chetan Sharma along with Vaibhav Kumaresh, […] 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

TRIPURA gets ASIFA INDIA special jury mention! A photo gallery…

Chetan Sharma on stage gleefully receiving the award! Gayatri & Priya at the Animagic desk Chetan on stage during his presentation 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


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

The Golden Cursor Animation Awards

Animagic took part in The Golden Cursor Animation Awards, hosted by Arena Animation, a global leader in animation training in association with CNBC producer Cell 18, one of Asia’s largest production houses aimed at recognizing and encouraging the outstanding work of Indian animators. more

Maa-aa-aa Wins at Golden Cursor Awards

  Animagic took part in The Golden Cursor Animation Awards, hosted by Arena Animation, a global leader in animation training in association with CNBC producer Cell 18, one of Asia’s largest production houses. Maa-aa-aa won the award for best 2D animation & Best Lyrics for Animation. Eklavya titles were nominated for Animated Title Sequence Film […] more

Digicon 6+3, Tokyo

Maa-aa was screened at the Digicon 6+3 Film Festival in Tokyo, Japan and wins an Honorable Mention. more

Eklavya heads for the Oscars

Eklavya is India’s official entry to the Oscars. more

Top ads of 2006 with Animagic

Animagic/Equinox teamwork leads to 1ST (Happydent) & 3rd (Xbox 360) place as the Top ads of 2006!! more

Xbox 360 commercial

Xbox 360 launch ad completed! Our second partnership of 2006 with Ram Madhwani of Equinox Films. The ad film film stars Akshay Kumar & Yuvraaj Singh and is fantasy comedy where the duo returns to the home village which is completely transformed under the influence of Xbox. Visualised and storyboarded at Animagic, Sumant  supervises the […] more

Mumbai International Film Festival (MIFF)

Raju and I received the Golden Conch for Best Animated Film at The 8thMumbai International Film Festival (MIFF) in Mumbai, India, upon its screening there. The festival is organized by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Government of India, and focuses on Documentary, Short and Animation Films. more