3D Short Films, Dilsukhnagar Arena

Dilsukhnagar Arena’s YouTube channel DNA Inc hits top speed! Views rocket to 20 million. Subscriber base shoots past 75,000.

Arena Dilsukhnagar Blog Image

DNA Inc – the official YouTube channel of Dilsukhnagar Arena is going great guns and creating records of sorts with big leaps in views and subscriptions. DNA Inc is garnering views on a massive scale as the 3D Animation short films on the channel enthral web audiences worldwide.

Launched in the year 2010 with just a handful of subscribers and a few hundred views in the initial months, DNA Inc, on the sheer strength of its engaging content, commanded a rapidly growing online following and powered ahead to surpass several incredible milestones: one million views in 2011, five million views in 2016, ten million views in 2017, fifteen million views in 2018 and a record-shattering twenty million views in 2019. The subscriber base also kept pace with the scorching growth and shot up from 20,000 subscribers (in 2017) to 50,000 subscribers (in 2018) and 75,000 subscribers (in 2019). The growth seems unstoppable as the numbers continue their northward journey at far greater speeds.

20M Views NEW1.jpg

DNA Inc is a collective of 7 high-quality 3D Animation Short Films, apart from other CG art created by animation students. The animation shorts, many of them offering thoughtful messages were crafted by animation students of Dilsukhnagar Arena as part of their experiential training. These films have been attracting immense interest from netizens across the world and together, the films have made DNA Inc one of the world’s most popular YouTube channels in its category.

Films such as ‘Feel The Punch’ and ‘Cecelia-The Balcony Girl’ are blockbusters on DNA Inc’s YouTube channel. These two films are a rage with youngsters and are the most widely viewed films on this channel, registering an astounding 11.5 million views and 7.2 million views respectively till date. These numbers represent unrivalled records and no other Indian YouTube channel in this category (3D Animation Shorts by Students) comes close.

img-feel-the-punch-551.jpg

arena-animation7.jpg

Other interesting 3D Animation films on the channel include ‘Hugo vs. Lino’, ‘Bee in the Bonnet’, ‘Twisted’, ‘Frog’s Day Out’ and ‘Yugapurushudu’. Most of these films bagged prestigious awards at leading national and international film festivals.

This slideshow requires JavaScript.

For instance, ‘Feel The Punch’ won 9 coveted awards, prominent among them being ‘Best Film Award in 3D Space (Animation category) at Bit Film Festival – Hamburg, Germany, Best Animation Film Award at the Hyderabad Short Film Festival, Special Jury Award at the Awards of Excellence, Asifa’s IAD-Mumbai and TASI Viewer’s Choice Award in the Student’s Film Category at Anifest India.

Cecelia-The Balcony Girl won an award at the India International Cinema Today Short Film Awards – Chennai while Hugo vs Lino won 3 awards and Twisted bagged one. All these awards demonstrate the high quality of animation talent and training at Dilsukhnagar Arena apart from the college’s focus on Enhancing EmployabilityTM. To view the complete collection of animated short films (2D & 3D) crafted by students of Dilsukhnagar Arena, please visit http://www.ShortFilmsArena.com

DNA Inc (Dilsukhnagar Arena Incubation), is a first-of-its-kind, experiential animation training initiative aimed at shaping production-ready CG artists for the Animation, VFX and Gaming industries in India. DNA Inc is an initiative of Dilsukhnagar Arena – the leader in Digital Media Education in India offering job-oriented training in Animation, VFX, Gaming, Graphic Design and Web Design at its global-standard campus in Hyderabad.

 

Advertisements
Standard
3D Short Films, Awards, Dilsukhnagar Arena, Short Film Awards

Its raining awards for ‘Feel the Punch’.

aThe 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 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.

‘Best Animation Film Award’ at the 2nd edition of the Hyderabad Short Film Festival (HSFF) 2011.

‘Best Animation Film Award’ at the 2nd edition of the Hyderabad Short Film Festival (HSFF) 2011.

Standard
3D Short Films, Awards, Dilsukhnagar Arena, Short Film Awards

Best Film Award for Dilsukhnagar Arena’s ‘Feel the Punch’ at Bit Film-12 Digital Film Festival – Germany

‘Feel the Punch’, an Animation short film crafted by students of Dilsukhnagar Arena was declared winner of the ‘Best Film Award’ in the 3D Space (Animation) Awards Category of the Bit Film-12 Digital Film Festival on 25 November, 2011.

An extremely funny short film, ‘Feel the Punch’ was conceived and animated by students of Dilsukhnagar Arena as part of their industry-oriented Animation training program. The Academy offers revolutionary Animation training and has been setting the standards in Digital Media Education ever since inception in 1998.

Students of the Academy have been dominating the awards circuit and have brought home 37 prestigious awards so far at various national and international film festivals: the latestbeing’FeelthePunch’.

By far the most popular film in its category in India, ‘Feel the Punch’ is a rage on Youtube with its video having registered over 8.5 clicks (8,54,947 as on Nov 26, 2011). No other film in this category has been able to even come close to this extreme adulation on Youtube. What’s more, Dilsukhnagar Arena has won seven coveted awards so far: another impressive and unrivalled achievement. The coveted award at Bit Film-12 Digital Film Festival marks a glorious milestone for the ‘Feel the Punch’ as well as Dilsukhnagar Arena as it happens to be the first international award for the film as well as the Academy.

Best Film Award for Dilsukhnagar Arena’s ‘Feel the Punch’ at Bit Film-12 Digital Film Festival - Germany

Best Film Award for Dilsukhnagar Arena’s ‘Feel the Punch’ at Bit Film-12 Digital Film Festival – Germany

RajaSekhar Buggaveeti

Standard
3D Short Films, Awards, Dilsukhnagar Arena, Short Film Awards

…..‘Twisted’ its way through competition to capture the ‘Best 3D Animation Short Film Award’.

ASIFA International Animation Day Celebrations
Asifa India Awards of Excellence-2011, Mumbai

Dilsukhnagar Arena students walked away with the ‘Best 3D Animation Short Film Award’ in the ‘Student Category’ of the ASIFA India Awards of Excellence -2011 for their film ‘Twisted’ which was declared the winner at the awards night held on the evening of Sunday the 6th of November, 2011 at Mumbai.

The award marks the film’s debut at the awards circuit. ‘Twisted’ features a hilarious episode between a master and his pet. The film enjoyed a grand launch by three time national award winner and VFX Supervisor of the iconic Rajnikanth film ‘Robo’, Mr. Srinivas Mohan during Dilsukhnagar Arena’s 13th Anniversary Celebrations.

…..‘Twisted’ its way through competition to capture the ‘Best 3D Animation Short Film Award’ - Asifa 2011

…..‘Twisted’ its way through competition to capture the ‘Best 3D Animation Short Film Award’.

About the festival
ASIFA’s International Animation Day (IAD) is an annual global celebration aimed at recognizing the people involved in the art and technology of animation.

The festival is celebrated every year with great pomp. Since its start in 2002, IAD has been a film festival that has provided Indian animation artists, a platform to interact and build a community. Being amongst the first animation festivals in India, IAD has been actively supported by the artist’s community and the industry at large.

This year, IAD is being celebrated at various locations throughout the country (Mumbai, Indore, Hyderabad, Pune, Bengaluru, Chennai, Kochi, Calicut, Thrissur and Trivandrum) between November 6th and November 13th. Some of the cities will have day long events and in some cities, screening of animation content will take place. Several entertaining and enriching programs/session have been lined up for the celebrations. The festival moves to Hyderabad on November13, 2011 .

Standard
3D Short Films, Awards, Dilsukhnagar Arena, Short Film Awards

“Twisted” and “Cecelia-The Balcony Girl” vie for the top honour at ASIFA IAD-2011 “Awards of Excellence”

Dilsukhnagar Arena students once again demonstrated their class at the awards circuit by capturing two nominations in the Student Category of ASIFA’s  IAD-2011 Awards of Excellence for their 3D Animation Short Films ‘Twisted’ and ‘Cecelia – The Balcony Girl’. The winners will be declared at a sparkling function to be held at Mumbai on November 6, 2011.

Out of a total of 12 nominations in the Student Category, Dilsukhnagar Arena captured two nominations, the highest by any Academy at these Awards.

Both films are comic thrillers with distinct themes. The films were crafted by Dilsukhnagar Arena studetns as part of the internship program at DNA Inc. (Dilsukhnagar Arena Incubation), the talent transformation initiative of the Academy which aims to groom studio-ready CG Artists.

‘Twisted’ and ‘Cecelia-The Balcony Girl’ vie for the top honour at ASIFA IAD-2011 ‘Awards of Excellence’

‘Twisted’ and ‘Cecelia-The Balcony Girl’ vie for the top honour at ASIFA IAD-2011 ‘Awards of Excellence’

About the festival

ASIFA’s International Animation Day (IAD) is an annual global celebration aimed at recognizing the people involved in the art and technology of animation.

The festival is celebrated every year with great pomp. Since its start in 2002, IAD has been a film festival that has provided Indian animation artists, a platform to interact and build a community. Being amongst the first animation festivals in India, IAD has been actively supported by the artist’s community and the industry at large.

This year’s celebrations, IAD 11, in India will be celebrated at various locations throughout the country (Mumbai, Indore, Hyderabad, Pune, Bengaluru, Chennai, Kochi, Calicut, Thrissur and Trivandrum) between November 6th and November 13th. Some of the cities will have day long events and in some cities, screening of animation content will take place. Several entertaining and enriching programs/session have been lined up for the celebrations. The festival moves to Hyderabad on November 13, 2011.

Standard
3D Short Films, Awards, Dilsukhnagar Arena, Short Film Awards

Hamburg raises a toast to “Feel the punch”

Hamburg raises a toast to "Feel the punch"

Hamburg raises a toast to “Feel the punch”

It is a matter of great pride for all of us at Dilsukhnagar Arena that the enchanting 3D character ‘Mona’ in our immensely popular and successful Student Short Film ‘Feel the punch’ was featured prominently as a poster at the inaugural of the Bitfilm-12 festival in Germany. Amidst a starry array of entries from across the world, it is indeed a great honour and a tribute to our training standards that our film/character was chosen for the official poster at the launch venue. It may be recalled that ‘Feel the punch’ has already won a coveted nomination at this prestigious international film festival along with our other student short film ‘Hugo Vs Lino’.

Bitfilm’s opening event took place in Hamburg, Germany’s media capital and Bitfilm’s hometown on Monday, the 17th of October, 2011. Ms. M. Subashini, Consule General of India in Hamburg lit the “lamp of the festival” to commence the celebrations. The opening program featured highlights from the three competitions.

Standard