Category Archives: Events

“The Tallest Tale!” available now!

A new picture book for children from Karadi Tales! Written by the very talented Anushka Ravishankar & Illustrated by Chetan Sharma, available online and in stores! Buy it now! http://karaditales.com/catalogue/picture-books/the-tallest-tale/ 0r Amazon more

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

Story, Design and Pre-production Clinic at ABAI fest and KVGC neet

Chetan made a quick survey of many ways of creating different types of animation films from ads to shorts to TV series to features based obn Animagic’s own journey of almost 18 years. From the free flowing development of independent shorts like ‘Raju and I’ to the intense layering of a feature like ‘TRIPURA’. Also covered in […] 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

Clap Clap Apps online!!

Annika & Sid are coming soon!! A Vibrant, multi-dimensional, Hindi vocabulary-learning gaming app for South Asian kids! Please do look up clapclapapps.com Visit the facebook page and hit LIKE!! more

Arena ‘ORBIT LIVE’ and Kalakari fest Mumbai!

The three day fest by Arena Animation saw 3 workshops and masterclasses  by Chetan. Day1 was the ‘Sketching Ki Paathshaala” session for the Kalakari Fest. Day 2 & 3 saw 2 intensive sessions on ‘Character Design‘ & ‘Acting for Animation’Finally the Orbit Live closing ceremony was an extravaganza with awards given out to Industry Lion […] more

Chetan’s “Sketching ki paathshaala!” at tasi Anifest 2014

Day 3 of the 10th Anniversary edition of TASI ANIFEST saw  ‘Sketching ki paathshaala’ with Chetan Sharma; Visual Development with Griselda Sastraniawata-Lemay from DreamWorks Animation; Music for the visual with Narayan Parasuram and finally a session on the VFX of ‘Hercules’ with Double Negative’s Bernhard Kerschbaumer.watch the video from Animation Xpress.com by clicking here! more

TASI ANIFEST celebrates 10 years!!

The Animation Society of India organises an annual event for the animators by the animators.. this is the now eagerly awaited Anifest which takes place in Mumbai in the last week of August! We are thrilled at this milestone and proud to have been associated with its eventful journey!! Way to go and all our […] more

Chetan & Gayatri among 13 pathbreakers at TOONZ’s Indian Animation Masters Summit

“We decided to bring together the Indian animation masters to discuss a road map for the Indian animation industry as well as provide a platform for animation enthusiasts to meet and learn from them” said P Jayakumar, CEO of Toonz Group. Trivandrum based Indian animation major; Toonz Animation has announced its new edition of the […] more

Talk session @ Kalaghoda Art Fest tommorrow at 11.30am!

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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

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

MAAC 24 FPS celebrates 10 years!!

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A Call to arms for young animators at Pune!

“The need of the hour is for animators and especially students who wanna be animators or technicians to strive for nothing but to be the best they can!Aim for the top if we want India to emerge from the mud of mediocrity!”  more

1st ever session on ‘SWAMI AYYAPPAN” in Pune!

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“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

Mass Sketching workshop at ANIFEST a great success!

Chetan: “The three of us ( Dhimant Vyas, Vaibhav and myself) had a great deal of fun on stage exploring sketching and drawing from life. It was easy to get lost in the process , tho we still managed to steal glimpses of how the others worked.. it was awesome.. while the approaches may appear […] more

Ist ever mass sketching workshop with Chetan, Dhimant & Vaibhav!

Animagic’s Chetan Sharma along with Dhimant Vyas and Vaibhav Kumaresh will conduct 1st ever mass sketching workshop at TASI ANIFEST 2013. In a major first, TASI has brought together 3 industry veterans to rekindle the joy of drawing and sketching amongst budding animation professionals and students. The workshop will highlight the different approach of the […] more

Workshop and lecture on Character design at MAAC National Students meet in Goa.

The 10th annual MAAC National Students Meet invited Chetan and Gayatri for a quick day to Goa where they interacted with the students who came from all over the country, conducted a simple drawing initiation, and even had a chat session with the instructors from the west zone..before dashing back to Mumbai to pick up the […] more

‘Kitasenju-19’ back from Tokyo from HIDA training programme.

The group of Indian animation professionals who were invited to Japan for a 9 day trip are back and they call themselves the KITASENJU-19 after the suburb of Tokyo where they were put up at the HIDA premises..Chetan: “It has been a memorable trip… firstly just for meeting and bonding with friends from the Indian […] 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

Team Animagic meets Hans Bacher!

On 28th july, team Animagic stopped all work, hired a minibus and set off on a special pilgrimage.. to get a darshan of the legendary Hans Bacher!! Hans was stopping by in mumbai on his India trip and great folks at TASI and ACK animation studio were able to get him to interact with the […] 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