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Growing importance of Animation, Graphics and Illustrations in the Medical arena.

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The use of Animation and graphics is extending beyond the conventional fields of media and entertainment – film making, gaming and advertising. For years, Animation and multimedia have been used to tell stories, convey messages and entertain. Today, Animation is also being used to educate, research, simulate and more. It is making inroads into areas such as Science and Technology, Retail, Infrastructure, Manufacturing and Healthcare. A range of Animation techniques – 2D, 3D, 4D and Flash combined with advances in technology are driving new applications for animation, even as “Medical” is emerging as one of the fastest growing verticals of the animation market globally.

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This was highlighted during a presentation made during the 21st Anniversary Celebrations of Creative Multimedia Group held on 20th July, 2019 at Ravindra Bharathi. (Creative Multimedia Group runs the best animation college Hyderabad can be proud of.)  The presentation was made by Dr. Neeraj Raj, a pioneering expert in Multimedia + Animation and a distinguished speaker at several national and International forums on Digital Medical Education. He holds the distinction of setting up Andhra Pradesh’s first Multimedia Studio and one of the first Animation companies in India. An accomplished artist, his cartoons have been published in leading publications and exhibited at the World Humour Conference.

Dr. Neeraj graduated as Best Outgoing Student from Osmania Medical College and went on to establish “Medisys”, the first and largest ever MOOC for Medicine offering over 150 SmarTeach Online courses. He also set up the first ever Virtual Medical University offering PG, diploma and CME courses and is the proud recipient of the “Vaidyashree Award” for outstanding contributions to medical education. Eminently qualified to hold forth on medical animation, Dr. Neeraj was invited as a special guest for the celebrations, during which he delivered an in-depth presentation on how this emerging discipline is taking shape.

Dr. Neeraj Raj is at the forefront of the medical animation revolution in India, having established Immertive Pvt. Ltd., an enterprise specializing in creating immersive experiences in healthcare using Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented Reality (AR) and Mixed Reality (MR) technologies. Stating that Animation is no more just about entertainment, he said: specializations such as Medical Animation are gaining ground as distinct verticals and helping expand the animation sector in India and across the world. In fact, the time is not far away when we will see every animation institute in Hyderabad and India imparting special courses in medical animation.

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Offering an immersive learning experience for animation students of Creative Multimedia, India’s most sought-after digital media catalyst, Dr. Neeraj screened a series of animation films showing the practical benefits of medical animation and stating: “To put it simply, medical animation has made it easier to explain/articulate things that were not possible earlier.” The animation films screened by Dr. Neeraj offered an easy-to-understand and crystal clear view of how medicines work inside the body, how surgical procedures are done and how the brain reacts to different stimuli and other physiological changes.

Elaborating on the growing role of Animation in healthcare, he said: “Hitherto a niche area, medical animation is now gaining increasing importance with the advent of new-age, game-changing enterprises in the healthcare space.

Globally, some of the major companies in the medical animation space include Immertive Pvt. Ltd. (India), INVIVO Communications (Canada), Random42 Scientific Communication (U.K.), Animated Biomedical Productions (Australia), AXS Studio (Canada) and a clutch of US companies such as Hybrid Medical Animation, Ghost Productions, Scientific Animations, Radius Digital Science, Nucleus Medical Media, Visible Body, Elara Systems, XVIVO Scientific Animation, Blausen Medical Communications, Trinsic Medical Animation and Viscira. (Source: https://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/medical-animation-market-223188473.html)

These companies are testing the limits and leveraging the practicality of animation for various purposes including: educating patients, making audio-video demonstrations – simulating a medical device or action of a drug on the body, cellular/molecular animation, emergency medical care education, surgical training, forensic reconstruction and more.

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Specifically, the therapeutic areas where medical animation is being used include: Cardiology, Dental, Gastroenterology, Gynaecology, Neurology, Ophthalmology, Oncology, Orthopaedics and Plastic Surgery. Medical Animation in being used by many players across the healthcare eco-system including hospitals, medical device manufacturers, medical academies, life science companies, medico-legal firms, forensic departments and insurance companies.

Medical Animation is benefiting modern healthcare immensely. Though intended for different audiences, it is most commonly used as an instructional/educational tool for medical professionals and patients.

Art and science have combined and complemented each other to enable medical animation. In collaboration with medical experts, 3D Animation Artists and Medical Illustrators are bringing their knowledge of human anatomy, colour, light and matter to create medical animation. While continuous advancements in technology have helped shape CG (Computer Graphic), the combined effect of these developments is evident in visual communication across industries and verticals including medicine. The foundation for medical animation is medical illustration which is an industry-recognized specialization in numerous colleges around the world: The Department of Art for Medicine at the John Hopkins Medical School, U.S.A. is a popular example.

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With rising adoption of medical animation by healthcare and pharmaceutical companies; influx of start-ups; expansion of the pharmaceutical and medical devices industries and rising population and lifestyle diseases coupled with the growing number of surgeries across the world, the medical animation market is expected to touch USD 301.3 Million by the year 2021, growing at a CAGR of 20.8% during the forecast period 2016 – 2021.

Current trends and future projections indicate that Medical Animation is expanding rapidly and is poised for a bigger presence as the sector throws up a plethora of attractive job opportunities. Medical Illustration and Medical Animation are in-demand skills with great scope for growth due to the dearth of trained talent. Being a fast-growing, sunrise sector, Medical Animation makes for a promising career pathway. And pursuing an industry-recognized animation degree course in India is the best way to get started.

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CREATIVE MULTIMEDIA GROUP 21ST ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATIONS on Thursday, the 18th of July, 2019.

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It’s time to rock it. We are ringing in our 21st anniversary with a mega extravaganza on Thursday, the 18th of July, 2019 [8:30 AM to 5:00 PM] at Ravindrabharathi Kala Bhavan, Hyderabad. Add your energy to the celebrations and pump up the excitement! We are counting you in. #ArenaAnimationDilsukhnagar #21st #Anniversarycelebrations.

Contact us for any details: 040 2404 2343.

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Intensive Character Design Workshop for Animation, VFX & Gaming career aspirants…

…part of the many on-going value-additions for B.A. Visual Arts Degree students of Creative Multimedia College of Fine Arts.

 

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Thursday, the 2nd of May, 2019 proved to be an inspiring and fruitful day for students pursuing their 1st-year B.A. Visual Art (Animation & VFX) and B.A. Visual Arts (Applied Art) programs at CMCFA, one of India’s finest destinations for Creative Arts education. CMCFA organized a day-long, participative character design workshop.

The workshop was conducted by Aditya N Chari, a fine arts graduate and gifted artist with over 18 years of experience in character design, caricatures, comic illustrations, and paintings. He worked as a Concept Lead, Character Designer, Graphic Designer, Visualizer, Animator, and BG/Layout/Pre-Production Artist. He also freelanced for many reputed companies. His professional associations include Prana Studios, Virgin Comics, Reliance Infocomm, Grey Worldwide, Leo Burnett, Lintas, McKann Ericsson, Ogilvy & Mather, Aurobindo Society, Forbes, Hungama.com, ISCKON, and MTV, to name a few.

 

He is the best-selling author+Illustrator of three books on figure drawing. As a character sketch/concept artist, he worked for many films including Bahubali (Bhallala Deva character) and frequently holds portrait demonstrations, one-man shows (exhibitions) and group shows. As a mentor, he earlier taught figure drawing and character design at Animation Art School-Goa and is currently teaching design fundamentals at Gurukul School of Design apart from delivering guest lectures frequently.

Bringing his vast experience to the workshop, Mr. Aditya took students on a steep learning curve, covering different facets of the craft, while offering the techniques and tips vital to creating professional character design. Commencing at eight in the morning, the workshop was split into three sessions and wrapped up at four in the evening. Students had many takeaways from the workshop: step by step, hands-on methods to draw; using a reference to improve drawing skills, developing character from rough sketches to developed concepts, line & stroke techniques, building versatility and key skills needed to create a fully illustrated character.

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The workshop was dedicated to Satyajit Ray – one of the greatest filmmakers of the 20th century, on the occasion of his 98th birth anniversary.

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The workshop was organized by CMCFA as part of its multiple initiatives aimed at helping students acquire vital job-skills. This focus on producing highly-trained, job-ready artists is one of the many defining features of CMCFA’s training and its spectacular placements result in every year. Leading recruiters in the animation, gaming and VFX sectors prefer CMCFA students and frequently conduct campus drives at the college due to the high concentration of highly trained creative talent. The biggest advantage that students of CMCFA have over their peers at other colleges is placement excellence.

Creative Multimedia College is one of India’s leading fine arts colleges offering the in-demand 3-year B.A. Visual Arts (Animation & VFX) and B.A. (Applied Art) Degree programs in association with the famed Jawaharlal Nehru Architecture and Fine Arts University (JNAFAU) – Hyderabad. These are industry-focused, up-to-date career programs acknowledged by the industry. Upon successful completion, students receive a prestigious degree from JNAFAU: a veritable passport to the job market with transferable skills, global employability, rewarding jobs, and good career growth opportunities.

Ever since inception, CMCFA has been committed to “Enhancing Employability” of its students and helping them gain the competitive edge in the job market. The college has shaped scores of winning careers and is considered a springboard to career success for students aspiring for a bright future in the global digital media and entertainment industry, especially the Animation, VFX, and Gaming verticals.

 

 

 

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Creative Multimedia.

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We are Creative Multimedia Group, a revolutionary digital media education powerhouse with two decades of rich experience in Animation, VFX, Graphic Design and Web Design training, imparted through our institutions – ‘Dilsukhnagar Arena Animation’ and ‘Creative Multimedia College of Fine Arts’. With first-class training and top-class placements, we are widely acknowledged as the Best Digital Media Academy in India by career aspirants and recruiters alike.

We are as old as India’s multimedia industry. We established our training centre way back in the year 1998 with only a couple of students. In a short span of time, we’ve emerged as India’s largest and best digital media academy with a string of unrivalled academic achievements and placement records.

We’ve revolutionized digital media education in India with the singular focus on “Enhancing Employability”. Our inspiring campus offers a supportive learning environment with production-grade infrastructure and extensive learning resources apart from exclusive and full-fledged interview facilities for campus recruitment. With first-class training and top-class placements, we are the preferred destination in India for students seeking to build careers in Animation, VFX, Graphic Design and Web Design.

On the sheer strength of our mentoring prowess and the passion with which we own our student’s dreams, leading companies across India prefer our students and travel all the way to our global-standard campus at Dilsukhnagar-Hyderabad to conduct recruitment drives. Placements are our biggest strength. Our placement cell builds and nurtures lasting relationships with leading recruiters in the country on a continuous basis, thus affording excellent campus interview opportunities for our dear students.

In the last two decades, we have shaped the careers of 26,000+ students and afforded rewarding placements for them at leading MNCs, animation and VFX studios, web design companies, digital marketing firms and advertising agencies. Our alumni can be found at top organizations such as MPC, Technicolor, Digital Domain, Prime Focus, EA, Tata Elxsi Limited, Green Gold Animation, DQ Entertainment, Firefly, Makuta, Thomson Reuters, Infosys, Microsoft, HCL, Cognizant, Amazon, Deloitte, TCS, Tech Mahindra, Cyient and all leading TV Channels and Film studios. Many of our alumni are part of Oscar award-winning teams.

For more details visit our site: https://www.bestmultimedia.com/

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Art is magical! ‘THE WALT DISNEY RETROSPECTIVE’

 

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Perhaps, no individual has ‘entertained and inspired’ the world like Walt Disney. He lived many lives: entrepreneur, animation artist, voice actor and producer. The pioneer of Animation, and the man behind the iconic ‘Mickey Mouse’, Walt Disney created one the largest entertainment empires in the world, comprising the eponymous ‘Walt Disney Studios’ and ‘Disney World’. He received several awards, and honours including a record-breaking 22 Oscars (59 nominations). He was also awarded honorary degrees by several top universities including Harvard and Yale. The US government released a postal stamp in his honour and a minor planet ‘4017 Disneya’ was named after him. Disney remains the central figure in the history of animation and is possibly the most enterprising entertainer the world has seen.

Inspired by the legend of Walt Elias Disney, students of Creative Multimedia College, Dilsukhnagar conducted an art show in his honour. Aptly titled ‘THE WALT DISNEY RETROSPECTIVE’, the show was held at the Nehru Art Gallery, Jawaharlal Nehru Architecture and Fine Arts University (JNAFAU), Hyderabad from 05 – 09 February 2019. Walt Disney would have been immensely proud of the creative skills displayed by students of Creative Multimedia College of Fine Arts (CMCFA) – Hyderabad.

The show featured 114 beautiful portraits of Walt Disney, created by students of CMCFA – the Animation and Applied Arts training initiative of Creative Multimedia Group. Each a unique work of art, the portraits gracing the walls of Nehru Art Gallery had visitors awe-struck. Students experimented with a range of interesting tools and mediums: coffee on paper, graphite dust on the ivory sheet, nails and yarn on wood, pencil on corrugated board, etching on a mirror, colour engraving on foil, plaster of Paris on cardboard, mixed media on glass, glitter on paper and paper collage.

Students also employed mixed media and such conventional tools-mediums as soft pastel on paper, poster colour on paper, watercolour on paper, colour pencil on the ivory sheet, charcoal on paper, oil on canvas, acrylic on paper, crayons on mount board, and sketch pen on paper to create inspiring illustrations and artworks.

Praveen Kilaru – Visual Effects (VFX) veteran and Production Head at Digital Domain graced the show as the Chief Guest and was blown away by the art skills of CMCFA students. He went around the gallery, observed the exhibits keenly, spent time with each student to understand the thought process behind their respective artworks and complimented them individually.

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Addressing the media, Praveen said: “I didn’t come with a lot of expectations but was really blown away after seeing the exhibits. All the works are unique. Marvellous! The student’s passion is evident and so is the faculty’s zeal. I’m very proud to see this promising talent. It gives the industry a lot more confidence. I must thank the CEO of Creative Multimedia B. Raja Sekhar for grooming such fine talent which is very helpful for studios like us. You must conduct more of these art shows.”

Praveen had many encouraging words for students. Praising their work, he said: “Continue with the same passion. All of you will do great and earn many accolades in your respective animation careers. Remember, it’s important that you back up your art skills with good presentation skills. To sell your idea, you must articulate the process – what inspired you to create the artwork, how you did it and what was your approach. This is a valuable career skill. Importantly, in the VFX sector, passion takes precedence over money. So be prepared to work hard.” At the end of his address, he extended an invite to aspiring animation and VFX artists of CMCFA to visit Digital Domain.

Digital Domain is acknowledged as a global force in VFX with over 100 major awards including Clios, BAFTA and Cannes Lions apart from Oscar awards for the films ‘The Curious Case of Benjamin Button’, ‘What Dreams May Come’ and ‘Titanic’. Digital Domain recently bagged an Academy nomination in the VFX category for the film ‘Avengers – Infinity War’.

  1. Shankar, popular caricaturist and winner of several prestigious national and international awards including the Grand Prix World Press Cartoon Award graced the show and appreciated students. Prof. Dr N. Kavita Daryani Rao, Vice-Chancellor of JNAFAU and Mr Vikas, Principal of JNAFAU also visited the gallery as special guests and appreciated CMCFA students.

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Speaking to the press, Mr Buggaveeti Raja Sekhar, CEO of Creative Multimedia Group said: “CMCFA frequently conducts art shows with the motto ‘Education with a purpose – Art for a cause’. The art shows are part of CMCFA’s multiple initiatives aimed at helping students build a strong foundation in drawing while embracing a noble cause. Our previous art show ‘Mahanati’ was a resounding success and the proceeds of the exhibits sold at the show benefited the victims of flood-ravaged Kerala.”

CMCFA is famed for producing highly trained animation, VFX and applied arts professionals. Offering updated, industry-oriented programs imparted by passionate mentors in a supportive learning environment, CMCFA ensures the best resources and career support for career aspirants.

On the strength of its benchmark 3D animation courses in Hyderabad, CMCFA offers the best 3D animation training in Hyderabad with excellent placement assistance. Over the years, CMCFA has gained prominence as the best animation training institute in Hyderabad. With the focus on enhancing employability, the college helps students pursue successful careers in the digital media and entertainment industry. CMCFA is part of Creative Multimedia Group which owns and operates India’s Largest Digital Media Academy.

 

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Awe-inspiring Art Show by new batch Visual art students of Creative Multimedia College – Hyderabad

 

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India’s leading Digital Media career catalyst, Creative Multimedia Group, acclaimed for its job-oriented Animation, VFX, Web and Graphic Design training, conducted the 2019 edition of its immensely popular annual art show at Ravindra Bharati-Hyderabad on January 21, 2019.

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New batch Animation students of Creative Multimedia College of Fine Arts (CMCFA) – Dilsukhnagar, Hyderabad conducted the art show titled ‘THE WALT DISNEY RETROSPECTIVE’ as a befitting tribute to, and in fond remembrance of Walt Disney – the legendary entrepreneur and pioneer of Animation on the occasion of his 117th birth anniversary. Mr. Alan Phillips, President of VanArts – Vancouver, Canada graced the event as the Chief Guest and had many words of praise for CMCFA students.

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The art show featuring 114 true-to-life illustrations showcased the artistic depth and creativity of students who created stunning artworks by experimenting with a range of interesting mediums including coffee on paper, graphite dust on ivory sheet, nails and wool on wood, pencil on corrugated board, etching on mirror, colour engraving on foil, plaster of Paris on cardboard, mixed media on glass and paper and glitter on paper and paper collage.

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Students also used mixed media and such conventional mediums as soft pastel on paper, poster colour on paper, watercolour on paper, colour pencil on ivory sheet, charcoal pencil on paper, oil on canvas, acrylic on paper, crayons on mount board, and sketch pen on paper to craft true-to-life illustrations and artworks of Walt Disney.

Addressing the press on the occasion, the Chief Guest Mr. Alan said: “It’s inspiring to see students come up with such brilliant works of art by exploring a variety of creative mediums. This reflects their passion for the craft. It gives me great joy to note that these budding animation artists of Creative Multimedia have captured the essence of Walt Disney through these wonderful exhibits.

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 Disney was a positive person who was optimistic about life and had a can-do attitude, which is why he was such a phenomenal success. He took the studio from cartoons films to TV, cinema and theme parks, creating a gigantic ‘media and entertainment conglomerate’. This was possible because of his positive attitude. Disney Studios had an inspiring work culture characterised by ‘Plussing’, which motivated the team to DO BETTER AND DO MORE. It’s a great message for students to apply ‘Plussing’ to their careers as well. All the students must be very proud of their work and I wish them the best of luck. I’ve seen very few academies like Creative Multimedia which are so passionate about animation training and I thank the CEO, Mr. Rajasekhar Buggaveeti for inviting me to inaugurate this truly exceptional Art Show.”

The Art Show – an annual feature at CMCFA which has been revolutionizing animation study in India with its comprehensive and advanced animation courses, is part of the college’s multiple initiatives aimed at helping students build a strong foundation in drawing.2CMCFA offers the updated BFA (Animation) Degree Program in collaboration with the famed Jawaharlal Nehru Architecture & Fine Arts University, Hyderabad – perhaps the best course in the animation field. Committed to ‘Enhancing Employability’, CMCFA combines the best of training infrastructure, learning resources, curriculum, mentoring, career-centric value-additions and outstanding placement initiatives to open up a world of exciting career opportunities for students at leading companies.

 

 

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