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2014 marks the 11th year of the 24FPS Awards. Since inception, these much-awaited Awards have given students a huge platform to showcase their talent & earn recognition for their work.

With every passing year, the quality of entries soars to new heights. This year, the Awards witnessed participation from an overwhelming number of students from different MAAC centres in India. Each entry was judged by industry veterans consisting of the who s who in media & entertainment.

the 24FPS International Animation festival & awards ceremony took place on Friday, November 28, 2014 at The Lalit Hotel in Mumbai. The highlights of the day were the National Finals of MAAC Got Talent & the live Gaming competition.


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Maac organizes classes for clay animation to give our students hand on practice of this art. Mr. Dhimant Vyas , an alumnus of the National Institute of Design (NID) conducted these classes at Maac. His previous work includes the title animation sequence for the highly acclaimed Hindi feature film 'Taare Zameen Par',He has worked with brands like BBC, UNICEF, FCB ULKA, Zee TV, MTV, Cartoon Network and Nickelodeon, to name just a few. His work for Taare Zameen Par, Happy Planet, Cute Bunny, Y-snore, MTV promos and his photography have won him several national and international awards.He has a vast experience in creating animation using various techniques like Stop Motion, 2D Classical, Cut Out, Material, Sand, Pixilation and Flash.

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The 'Next in Bollywood' events are open to everyone interested in the Animation, VFX & Gaming industry in India. The events highlight the change in approach & quality that Indian studios have achieved over the past few years and the methods by which they are making their mark through national & international projects. 'Next in Bollywood' showcase the current trends in Animation & VFX. The event features leading animators discussing techniques & software used in national & international projects today.

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'Legends of MAAC' is a series of seminars conducted by alumni/ ex-students of MAAC who have grown in their careers to become industry experts. These alumni are now working with top animation studios in India & overseas. The 'Legends of MAAC' seminars help everyone who aspires to make it big in Animation, VFX & Gaming by providing complete knowledge about the industry. The events feature discussions led by MAAC alumni who showcase their experiences & industry insights to guide students & help prepare them to take on challenging job roles within the industry.

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MAAC's Srijan Edufair is a well-known event in the industry. The Edufair showcases the best work created by MAAC students in the categories of:
Pre-Production
Production
Post-Production

During the Edufair, industry professionals showcase animation projects and conduct live contests, workshops, seminars & case studies. They also mentor & guide students on various industry trends & software/ technologies currently in use.
Job Magnet & more
Job Magnet (a career fair) and the Career Helpdesk are set up to guide students on various career choices & to assist them with job placements. Top studios which participated in the Job Magnet last year included:
WHITWINGS
GAMESHASTRA
PRIME FOCUS
MAGIC SPANGLE
AJANI INFOTECH
SPARROWS 3D

Almost 172 students were successfully interviewed during this Job Magnet.

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NSM is one of the most eagerly awaited events and is conducted twice a year for MAAC students. This is an opportunity for them to interact with industry experts and fellow students.

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We have a detail planed out activity for our students where we share our Research and Developments with students. This activity is initiated by MAAC. These sessions are highly recommended technical activities which draws attention not only for students but for a seasoned artist also as these include topics which are advance and not the part of our regular course so students got opportunities to experience the industry standards. We have conducted a two days session of Acting for animation by paresh parekh He has had acting stints in numerous television serials. Paresh then went on to work as Chief Assistant Director to Ketan Mehta and has been the casting director for some major Bollywood films like Mangal Pandey – The Rising, Rang De Basanti, Naina and the upcoming project Colour of Passion based on the life of Raja Ravi Verma, the painter. He has trained numerous Film & TV actors like Neil Nitin Mukesh, Minisha Lamba, Imraan khan, Vidya Malawde, Shahnaaz Treasurywala etc. For the last 6 years, Paresh has been training Animation students. Now he is responsible for incorporating acting skills in animation training and the process of film-making.

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Maac organizes a carnival of Animation, VFX & short films A wonderful platform for the students where they demonstrated their talent to the mass audience by submitting show reels. This year almost 200 students had participated in the carnival. In this carnival 15 movies participated and out of 15 movies 3 movies got selected in different category and awarded as 3rd runner up, 2nd runner up and 1st prize.

Student Speak

  • The quality education of maac is always its strength and we are proud that we are part of such institute. Maac always supported me in my career and helps me in boosting my creativity the infrastructure and facilities we get is also highly appreciable. Maac has both internal and national level competitions such an activities which helps me a lot in building my confidence and technical advancement in such a competitive world.

    - Aman.

  • Maac Ghaziabad has changed my over all thinking and my vision. The quality education and overall career boosting tips and advices we had from our instructors is just overwhelming. My visual modality has changed and i found remarkable changes and improvements in both the aspects of my career technical and general, at last i must commit my overall journey with maac is outstanding.

    - Pooja.

  • Maac Ghaziabad has provided me with wonderful platform for my successful career and growth. I am also a gaming freak and has won several awards in one of the renowned game "call of the duty". I was the part of maac internal gaming competitions and asociations with f.o.g (federations of game). Maac creative and technical approach for students is just awesome.

    - Sandhya.

  • The faculty here at Ghaziabad is one of the best faculties ever seen, they show us the right path to reach our destination and help us in all possible aspects believe that the students of maac will continue to excel and carve out a name for them among the animation industry.

    - Shivani.

  • The faculty here at Ghaziabad is one of the best faculties ever seen, they show us the right path to reach our destination and help us in all possible aspects believe that the students of maac will continue to excel and carve out a name for them among the animation industry.

    - Tushar.

  • I am pround to be a part of Maac. Maac Ghaziabad staff has always helped me in terms of education, latest softwares, new skill sets and placements MAAC rocks.

    - Vinod