Arena Inter-Centre “Creative Minds” Competition-2015
The annual “Creative Minds” Competition witnessed another remarkable performance by students of Dilsukhnagar Arena. Amidst fierce competition from exceptionally talented participants, students of Dilsukhnagar held their own and put up a splendid performance. Their creative brilliance was on full display as they stole the show with a total of 5 prizes. Flashing the V-sign with an air of confidence, the proud winners from Dilsukhnagar Arena accepted the awards from amidst rousing applause.
The 2015 edition of the Creative Minds Contest, Inter-Centre Competition organized by ARENA was held at Minerva Grand, Hyderabad on the 19th of January, 2016. Scores of talented students from Arena Animation centres across Telangana and Andhra Pradesh participated in this annual competition which attracted entries across categories including Graphic Design, 2D, 3D and Stop-motion Animation.
For over a decade now, students of Dilsukhnagar Arena have been consistently winning awards at this prestigious competition which has gradually evolved into an inspirational institution committed to celebrating outstanding creative talent and exceptional training.
Mr. Rajasekhar Buggaveeti, CEO of Dilsukhnagar Arena congratulated his students on their winning streak and reaffirmed Dilsukhanagar Arena’s commitment to empowering young digital media career aspirants with the finest training.
Proud winners from Dilsukhnagar Arena
Digital Art Illustration – FIRST PRIZE
Chittajallu Subrahmanya Srinivas
VFX Scene – FIRST PRIZE
3D Product Packshot – FIRST PRIZE
Mandalaju Jagasidh Chary
VFX Scene – THIRD PRIZE
R Shiva Kumar & Team
Animation Sequence – THIRD PRIZE
Dilsukhanagar Arena wins “Excellent Performance Award for Blood Donation and Motivation”
Dilsukhnagar Arena, India’s finest destination for world-class digital media education which enjoys a prolific reputation for winning academic excellence awards made news for a different reason: this time for being good human beings.
Students, staff and well-wishers of Dilsukhnagar Arena turned up in large numbers and actively volunteered for mega blood donation camps, thus helping save many precious lives.
In recognition of its contribution to blood donation programs conducted for the benefit of the needy, Dilsukhnagar Arena was awarded the “Excellent Performance Award for Blood Donation and Motivation”. On behalf of the students and staff, Dilsukhnagar Arena CEO, Rajasekhar Buggaveeti accepted the award which included a memento and a cup from the Honourable Governor of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh states in the presence of The President of AP Red Cross Society.
Raja Sekhar thanked his students, staff and other volunteers at the camp for their generous act and stated:
“I am proud of my students and staff. Their acts of generosity are truly invaluable and I am happy that we are able to do some meaningful work that’s beneficial to society. Our academy is ready to support more such causes in the future. In fact, will be conducting another Blood Donation Camp shortly. The tremendous response to the Blood Donation Camps and the honour from the Governor and The AP Red Cross Society are truly motivating for our students and staff.”
The “Excellent performance award for Blood Donation and Motivation” this year is an acknowledgement of Dilsukhnagar Arena’s unwavering commitment to its corporate social responsibility.”
Creative Mutimedia Services Pvt. Ltd. is widely reputed as a game changer in the digital media education industry with its innovative mentoring and recruiter-driven training initiatives. The famed institution better known as Dilsukhnagar Arena has groomed thousands of students over the past 16 years and creating winning careers for them in the Animation, VFX, Web and Graphic Design space.
The leader in Digital Media Education celebrates 15 years of excellence
Dilsukhnagar Arena, the preferred destination for Digital Media Education in India celebrated its 15th Anniversary with great fanfare on Saturday the 3rd of August, 2013. Amidst inspirational moments, a host of cultural programs enlivened the proceedings.
Mr. Ponnala Lakshmaiah, the Hon’ble Minister for IT and Communications, Govt. of A.P. graced the event as the Chief Guest and delighted students with his brilliant speech. He said that his Government was investing Rs. 200 crores to establish a 6 lakh Sft. infrastructure hub called “Game City” in Hyderabad as part of new IT Policy to promote the digital media industry and create job opportunities.
Acknowledging Dilsukhnagar Arena’s influential role in nurturing job-ready talent, he commended the academy for successfully training 16,000 students in a short span of time and facilitating rewarding placements for them at such world-class companies as Cognizant, Deloitte, HCL, TATA Elxsi and Reliance Digital.
Visibly delighted that a Hyderabad-based academy (Dilsukhnagar Arena) holds the record for the highest placements in the industry, he said that “Game City” once operational will require a large infusion of fresh talent and Dilsukhnagar Arena is well placed to capitalize on the opportunity to the advantage of its students.
He commended Mr. Raja Sekhar Buggaveeti, CEO of Dilsukhnagar Arena for his tireless efforts in building a world-class Digital Media Academy and said that the country needs more such illustrious institutions which are dedicated to enabling careers for the youth.
Mr. Raja Sekhar, CEO of Dilsukhnagar Arena, in his customary address, thanked Mr. Ponnala Lakshmaiah for his efforts in promoting the digital media industry in AP and said that “Game City” is an investment magnet that can help generate better job opportunities for career aspirants.
Mr. Konda Vijay Kumar, Director of “Gundejaari Gallanthayyindey” a blockbuster Telugu film was invited as a Guest of Honour. He shared his industry experiences and insights on the pre-production process of film making for the benefit of students. Mr. Praveen Kilaru from Rhythm and Hues, another Guest of Honour, congratulated Dilsukhnagar Arena on completing 15 years and thanked Mr. Raja Sekhar for his generous contribution to the industry. His presentation on the making of the Oscar winning Film “Life of Pi” featuring VFX by R+H was highly engaging. He exclaimed that it was a proud moment for the entire Indian VFX industry.
A proud parent, in gratitude to Dilsukhnagar Arena, praised the academy by reciting a Hindi poem with the leit motif: “In the world of Animation training, there can be none better than Dilsukhnagar Arena.”
The prestigious Pixellence Awards instituted by Dilsukhnagar Arena to recognize and honour outstanding talent in Animation, VFX, Graphics and Web were presented to the winners by the Chief Guest and Guests of Honour in the presence of Mr. Raja Sekhar.
As a token of appreciation, Mr. Raja Sekhar presented mementoes to the Chief Guest and Guest of Honour amidst thundering applause from the students who thoroughly enjoyed every moment of the evening.
Students and staff of Dilsukhnagar Arena turned up in large number to participate in the Blood Donation Camp conducted by Red Cross Society at Dilsukhnagar Arena’s sprawling campus on Thursday the 19th of July, 2012 from 10.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m.
Such was the enthusiasm at the camp that many students and staff were left disappointed as they were gently advised to refrain from donating blood on medical grounds: low body weight etc.
The camp, conducted by Red Cross Society from 10.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m witnessed one of the largest turnouts of its kind at a single location, thanks to the students and staff of was held as a part of Dilsukhnagar Arena’s social responsibility initiatives.
Uncork the bottle and let the champagne flow! ‘Creative Multimedia Services’ (CMS) is in a partying mode and for a good reason!
The “Brands Academy Education Excellence Awards 2012” saw ‘CMS’ walk away with the prized trophy of the “BEST DIGITAL MEDIA ACADEMY IN INDIA – 2012”. This recognition bestowed on ‘CMS’ by “Big Brands Research”, New Delhi, a leading ‘market research and brand management’ organization is considered by many to be the final word on the subject.
At a star-studded awards ceremony, in Gurgaon, New Delhi, chief guest, Dr. Shashi Tharoor, Honorable Member of Parliament gave away the award to Mr. Raja Sekhar Buggaveeti, the MD & CEO of the ‘Creative Multimedia’ group. It is a matter of immense pride for the people of ‘Andhra Pradesh’ that this ‘Hyderabad’ based organization has emerged as the best in its field, in the entire country.
‘Creative Multimedia Services’ is the ‘Largest Digital Media Academy’ in the country. However, size alone does not matter. The quality of education is the key factor that differentiates one ‘Academy’ from the other. Hence, this acknowledgement by a premier ranking body makes us a behemoth in the field of ‘Digital Media Education’.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Raja Sekhar said he was delighted with the honor. He sincerely thanked the students, their parents; faculty and staff of his Academy. “But for their efforts, this award would not have been possible today. This award entrusts us with a new responsibility in terms of living up to standards. Expectations would obviously increase and we would strive to live up to them.”
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The students of ‘Dilsukhnagar Arena’ have once again brought laurels to the academy by bagging the ‘Best Animation Film Award’ at the 2nd edition of the Hyderabad Short Film Festival (HSFF) 2011.
“Feel the Punch” is a hilarious 3D animation short film in which a beggar outsmarts a bystander. The climax especially leaves the audience in splits and is an indirect satirical reflection on the evolution of technology. Apart from the fact that it has bagged eight awards at reputed film festivals around the globe( excluding HSFF), “Feel the Punch” has another distinction : it is the only animation short film on you tube with nearly nine and a half lakh hits to its credit.
The 2nd edition of the Hyderabad Short Film Festival was a grand affair with a good turnout of fans and aspiring filmmakers. Prominent Tollywood personalities graced the occasion and spent some quality time with the budding filmmakers. In short, the festival which was held on the 17th and 18th of March at Prasad Labs in Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad was a memorable occasion.
Mr. Relangi Narasimha Rao, famous film director of Tollywood, gave away the award for “Feel the Punch” to Mr. Rajasekhar Buggaveeti, the MD and CEO of ‘Dilsukhnagar Arena’.
Yet another award only goes to emphasize the quality of the training at ‘Dilsukhnagar Arena’ and stands testimony to their expertise in the field of Animation.