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Investing in education? Get set for fantastic returns!

Published on March 15, 2016, by in Career Buzz.

Rs. 50 for snacks at the college canteen. Rs. 500 for a smart outfit to wear to office. Rs. 5000 for education that gets you ready for a successful career – for life. In our world, everything of value comes at a price. If you pay nothing, you will get nothing. Same goes for education. “Gain the right job skills and achieve your dream career.” This sounds simple, but it may not always be. Getting the right job skills costs money. And obviously, no one wants to spend money without knowing what the benefits will be. “Are the fees worth it?”  “Can I afford to pay?”  “Are there EMI options?” When selecting the right training for your career, you will definitely ask yourself these questions at some point. The way to answer these questions is to weigh what you are giving against what you will get. Education is an investment

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Battle for the Best VFX honour at the Oscars 2016

Published on February 25, 2016, by in VFX.

As we approach the Oscar season & we are keeping our fingers crossed for our favourites. But here we take a look at the Best VFX nominees this year, and analyze their chances of winning the coveted trophy. Ex Machina A futuristic sci-fi British psychological thriller, this is about a computer programmer who encounters an artificially intelligent robot named Ava. The robot is designed as a cyborg with a striking human-like appearance but also obvious translucent robotic components. Double Negative, Milk VFX, Plum Animation & Utopia are some of the key visual effects teams that worked on this movie. Source: CGMeetup Oscar hit: On its own, Ex Machina packs a fine punch. The manner in which Ava’s CG rendered body parts are seamlessly blended into the cinematography shots is incredible. Oscar miss: The movie has some amazing VFX but nearly not enough to make it a strong contender especially when

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Become job-ready in a few months!

Published on February 25, 2016, by in Career Buzz.

The right career training is not only about the right course, but also about the right amount of time spent on developing your skills & learning new techniques. The amount of time you spend on a course is directly related to your career goals. If you wish to polish an existing skill or learn new software, a few months, or even a few weeks may be enough. But if you want to learn the details of a process, then it is advisable to dedicate a considerable amount of time. You may also look for shorter versions of existing courses so that you can learn at your own pace, and as per your own interest. Generally, course duration can be divided into two categories: Long term courses As the name suggests, these courses are designed to teach your chosen subject in detail. For example, if you choose an animation course, you

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