MAAC, now certified by IVAC
  • Students' speak

    Mayank Kanyal Mayank Kanyal Lead lighter, DreamWorks India

    Projects: Puss in Boots, Merry Madagascar, Scared Shrekless, Mad Valentine and The Penguins of Madagascar

    Joining MAAC was a life changing decision for me. MAAC launched me into this wonderful career that I cherish everyday.

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    Jay Mehta Jay Mehta Lead compositor/ show supervisor, Base FX, China

    Projects: The Incredible Hulk, The Mummy - Tomb of the Dragon Emperor and Alvin & The Chipmunks

    Without the support of my trainers at MAAC, I would not have reached where I am right now. My training at MAAC covered all aspects of visual effects & animation, and taught the latest software.

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    Kunal Chindarkar Kunal Chindarkar Lead compositor, Double Negative, Singapore

    Projects: Captain America: The First Avenger, Fast and Furious 6, The Incredible Hulk, Godzilla, Battleship, Hercules, The Golden Compass, and Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian

    Courses at MAAC are at par with industry standards. They train you in all the software used for creating stunning VFX movies we see today.

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    Jayesh Makwana Jayesh Makwana Sr. lighting artist, Prime Focus, India

    Projects: Sin City 2, Yellow, Dabangg 2, Matru ki Bijli ka Mandola & Race 2

    If you are passionate about VFX, MAAC can give you that start to boost your career. MAAC was my gateway to the world of computer graphics.

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About MAAC

MAAC is the high-end 3D animation & VFX education brand of Aptech. Through its wide network of centres, MAAC has prepared thousands of students for careers in animation, VFX, filmmaking, gaming, web, graphics design, and media & entertainment. The Academy provides quality education through career-oriented courses, leading to top-notch job placements.

MAAC has a dedicated Research & Development team consisting of industry professionals. This team is responsible for planning the detailed curriculum for each course.

The Academy conducts faculty training programs to ensure high standards of teaching in the classroom. All MAAC teachers are trained by Animation industry professionals who help sharpen their creative & technical skills.

MAAC lays strong emphasis on using the best infrastructure to train students. The Academy uses high-end computers, Wacom tablets & other equipment in the classroom. The infrastructure is similar to that used in the global Animation & VFX industry. This helps create an 'on-the-job' environment in the class. As a result, MAAC students often win many Awards for the films they create.

 

 

MAAC now certified by IVAC

MAAC is now certified by the International VFX & Animation Council (IVAC). IVAC is the industry association of VFX & animation professionals.

Founding members of IVAC are:

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Vikas Sivaraman

Cinematographer, Scape Reality Motion Picture Company

Vikas Sivaraman, ace cinematographer, has more than 20 years of experience in Bollywood & advertising industry. A graduate from the Film & Television Institute of India (FTII), Sivaraman has worked extensively in advertising & the film industry in India and abroad.

He has worked on various big banner projects such as Sarfarosh, Houseful & Dhoom 2. He is currently working on some of the most awaited Bollywood projects.

Vikas Sivaraman

Viral Thakkar

Creative Director & VFX Head, Pixion Studio

A commerce graduate, Viral Thakkar's interest in the creative world brought him to the animation and VFX industry. During an expansive and creative career, Thakkar has been the CG head with UTV and is currently the creative director & VFX head of Pixion Studio.

Some of his prominent works include: Peepli (Live), The King's Speech, 7 Khoon Maaf, Don 2, Bhaag Milkha Bhaag, and Krrish 3.

Viral Thakkar

Vaibhav More

Animator and Founder of Vaibhav More Films

Vaibhav More, an art graduate from the Sir J.J. School of Arts, has over 14 years of experience in the field of animation and graphics. He started Vaibhav More Films in 2009. During his illustrious career in the field of media, More specialized in animation and graphics. He has been associated with MTV India for more than six years. He has also been a guest speaker at several animation events.

More's client list includes brands like Nickelodeon, Yash Raj Films, Vh1, Cartoon Network, Disney TV, Star Group, Zee TV, UTV, and many more.

Vaibhav More

Faraz Ansari

Writer and Director, Dharma Productions

Faraz Ansari started his career at the age of 15, directing and choreographing Broadway-styled musicals for schools across India & the US. Ansari directed chat shows for MTV (Times Square - New York) that featured Madonna, Britney Spears, Hillary Duff & other celebrities. He has worked with Deepa Bhatia on her documentary 'Nero's Guests', winning many international awards along the way.

Ansari was the production designer, executive producer & associate director of 'Stanley Ka Dabba'. His last project was Karan Johar's 'Gippi' as the associate director & casting director for the film.

Ansari has been invited by the United Nations and many American universities as a guest & on-campus lecturer for cinema-related studies. He is now in the process of finishing the screenplay for his directorial debut film.

Faraz Ansari

 

 

Study with MAAC

Prepare for a career in 3D animation, VFX, gaming, web designing, multimedia or media & entertainment. Check out what MAAC offers students:

MAAC Courses

MAAC courses equip students with specialized skills relevant to the Animation, VFX & Filmmaking industry, in India & around the world.

Check out the complete range of MAAC courses.

Quality Education

MAAC has a dedicated Research & Development team consisting of industry professionals. This team is responsible for planning the detailed curriculum for each course.

The Academy conducts faculty training programs to ensure high standards of teaching in the classroom. All MAAC teachers are trained by Animation industry professionals who help sharpen their creative & technical skills.

MAAC uses high-end computers, Wacom tablets & other equipment to train students. The infrastructure is similar to that used in the global Animation & VFX industry. This helps create an 'on-the-job' environment in the class. As a result, MAAC students often win many Awards for the films they create.

Career Development

Career Development is an ongoing process at MAAC. The Academy ensures that all students are prepared to face the competitive industry.

Career Development Trainings (CDT), guidance lectures, workshops & a number of events are conducted to encourage students to develop their job skills.

Affiliates and Placements

MAAC provides placement assistance to students on successful completion of their course.

The Academy also provides recruitment assistance to studios & companies who wish to hire trained & talented professionals for various job roles. Students are shortlisted based on the organization's requirement. See the list of companies that have recruited from MAAC.

 

 

Become a Franchisee

3D Animation & VFX are large & growing industries that represent a profitable business opportunity. MAAC partners with franchisees & helps them set up their businesses to run a wide network of centres across India & overseas.

MAAC is a premier brand of Aptech Limited. Aptech is a pioneer in education franchising & has set up a large network of centres for its brands namely: Aptech Computer Education, Aptech Hardware & Networking Academy, Aptech Aviation & Hospitality Academy, and Aptech English Learning Academy.

Interested in becoming a MAAC franchisee? Fill this form!

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