Tag Archives: arena dilsukhnagar
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.
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
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 RajaSekhar 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.
RajaSekhar Buggaveeti 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 RajaSekhar Buggaveeti 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 RajaSekhar Buggaveeti
As a token of appreciation, RajaSekhar Buggaveeti 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.
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.
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.
‘Feel the punch’, a hilarious short film crafted by students of Dilsukhnagar Arena Animation was honoured with a prestigious nomination at the Annual Bit Film Digital Film Festival, Hamburg, Germany.
After Monstra-2011 Lisbon Animated Film Festival in Portugal, this is the second international nomination for ‘Feel the punch’. The film has already created a record of sorts by capturing seven coveted awards till date apart from emerging a rage on You Tube with its video registering well over 8 lakh clicks (8,23,401) till date (13 Oct, 2011).
Feel the punch is a 3D Animation Short Film which presents a funny encounter between a youngster, a girl and a beggar.
The prestigious nomination is a testament to Dilsukhnagar Arena’s capabilities in and commitment to grooming top-class Animation talent. Dilsukhnagar Arena is India’s largest Digital Media Academy reputed for its world-class infrastructure and outcome-driven revolutionary paradigms that have afforded rewarding careers for scores of students till date.
About Bit film-12 Digital Film Festival
The Bitfilm Festival is organised by Bitfilm Networks GmbH, based in Hamburg (Germany). It was founded in 2000 as a festival for digital film in Hamburg. In 2011, the Bitfilm Festival will take place on the Internet, in Germany’s media capital Hamburg and in India’s hi-tech metropolis Bangalore.
Bitfilm Festival has been showing films that use digital technology in a creative and innovative way. The Bitfilm Festival takes place on the Internet and in two cities each year: Hamburg and Barcelona in 2007, Hamburg and Stuttgart in 2008, Hamburg and Tel Aviv in 2009. It had guest appearances in Paris, Barcelona, New York, Tokyo, Frankfurt, Berlin and Cologne.
The award categories at the festival include: 3D Space Award: All genres in 3D animation | FM Mix Award: All genres which mix techniques – 3D & 2D animation, live action and Machinima Award: All genres shot live inside a computer game or a virtual world-RajaSekhar Buggaveeti