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Dilsukhnagar Arena 15th Anniversary Celebrations

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.

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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.

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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.”

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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.

 
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Posted by on August 8, 2013 in Awards, Dilsukhnagar Arena

 

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Dilsukhnagar Arena students and staff turn saviours. Again!

Blood Donation Camp

Blood Donation Camp

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.

 

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It’s celebration time!

The Best Digital Media Academy in India-2012

The Best Digital Media Academy in India-2012

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. RajaSekhar 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, RajaSekhar Buggaveeti 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.”

For more information, click here…
http://www.bestmultimedia.com/best-digital-media-academy.html

 
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Posted by on April 5, 2012 in Awards, Dilsukhnagar Arena

 

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…..‘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 .

 

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“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.

 

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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.

 

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Bit film-12 Digital Film Festival, Germany – Dilsukhnagar Arena attracts international nomination

‘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

 

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