MAAC students have a blast in Goa
MAAC recently conducted National Students' Meet (NSM) 2015 in Goa, which received an overwhelming response, with more than 300 students from 40 different cities participating in the meet. We bring you the highlights of this fun & learning event:
Day1: What better way to start than by checking into a beach facing room! Once relaxed & ready to get started, a fun-filled game, Reborn was organised to spark students' creativity & instill a sense of team building. The day ended with a karaoke session, which had students singing & enjoying all through the evening.
Day 2: The formal inauguration by MAAC business head, Ram Warrier was followed by
two incredible sessions by Yulien Tso (supervisor & senior compositor - MPC
Advertising), and E. Suresh (founder - Studio Eeksaurus Pvt. Ltd.). The icing on
the cake was the special screening of the animated movie, Fisherwoman and TukTuk
that won India its first ever award at Annecy International Animation Film Festival,2015. Post-lunch, students attended workshops by industry stalwarts, including creative
workshop by Ajit Rao, acting in animation by Kulvinder Bakshish, and pebblemation workshop by MAAC R&D team.
Day 3: This was another day of learning that started with a panel discussion between veterans in the field of animation & VFX. In the next session, students experienced a live session where prominent animators like Ajit Rao, E. Suresh, Arnab Chaudhary & Sanjiv Waeerkar drew on Wacom tablets. The first half ended with a session by film director Arnab Chaudhary, popular for his animation film, Arjun - The Warrior Prince. The evening came to a close with the much-awaited masquerade theme party.The gala night also saw winner announcements for various inter-team competitions organised during the three days of NSM. Winners received a gold medal. For a special competition organised by Wacom, the winner received a Wacom tablet worth Rs. 8000.
As the event came to an end, students said their goodbyes & carried back fond
memories of NSM 2015 - fun workshops, amazing interactions, and exciting moments
spent by the beach, and at the gala night.