CGTExpo 2011

CGTExpo 2011 is preparing to captivate the students & professionals on 28th and 29th May at Nehru Center, Worli, Mumbai. A zone to learn, Trace back pixels, explore new avenues in animation, get acquainted with latest of technology & find their dream career destinations.

With an amalgamation of strong association with industry leaders, CGTExpo has Technicolor India, DreamWorks Dedicated Unit at Technicolor India, MPC and DSK Supinfocom as Associate Partners. The biggest icon of technology and art, Adobe are tying up with CGTExpo as Technology Partners. BIG AIMS is their Kit-Bag Partner. The most popular section of the expo, the Job fair is set to surprise all jobseekers with Contact Singapore, Lucasfilms Singapore, Reliance Mediaworks, Technicolor India, MPC and Dreamworks Dedicated Unit at Technicolor. The best of the fraternity is present at CGTExpo 2011; some of the other Exhibition Partners are DSK Supinfocom, BIG AIMS, ZICA: Zee Institute of Creative Art, ZIMA: Zee Institute of Film Making, Graphiti School of Animation, SeamEdu, RightbrainFX, AIGA and TASAA Infosolutions.

The Conferences Track is dominated by the presence of Maestros, Icons, International perspectives, logic, history, problems, solutions, showcases, learning and fun. Tracing Back the Pixels’ is the theme for CGTExpo 2011; you will be an audience to the past evolving and future of the AVGC industry unveiling itself. Some of the Highlight sessions at CGTExpo 2011 are “Feature Showcase of Recent Releases YOGI BEAR & HOP exclusively by Rhythm and Hues Team” , “The Spectacular Showcase of the one and only HARRY POTTER - THE DEATHLY HALLOWS PART - I  by MPC Team,  “Shelley Page returning to CGTantra Expo with her popular showcase of the best new international short films, music videos and commercials in Shelley's Eye Candy , “Making of The Most Talked about VFX movie of the Year "ROBOT" by Srinivas Mohan” , “Dreamworks Dedicated Unit at Technicolor India will be back with a mind-boggling session on Animation Perspectives by Raman Hui, John Hill, & Manish Sharma” , “ The Very Acclaimed Hugo Sands, Passion Pictures, winner of Oscar 2011 Best Animated Short Film THE LOST THING doing a session” , “Tracing Back the Pixels - VFX by VFX maestros talk about the Advancement of VFX Technology from times of Haatim to the times of Robot ” , “ Tracing Back the Pixels - Animation … As Animation Maestros talk about the Journey of Animation from times of Ek Chidiya Anek Chidiya to the times of Arjuna ” , “ Famous VFX studios like MPC and Rhythm&Hues talk about the Art of Rotoscopy , one of the most sorted departments in today's times and the Career that awaits it ” . There is still more to come, so keep hooked on to .

Maintaining the levels of zest at the conference track, CGTExpo have lined up WORKSHOPS this time after popular requests. The format would have professionals teach and help the audience put their brains to work. Some of the Workshops include “Creating a Pitch Bible from Story to the Final Pitch by Ram Singh Kumaresh ” , “Workflows in 3DS MAX and Mudbox 2012 focussed towards Game Art by Yiannis Koumoutzelis ” , “Adobe CS 5.5 Production Techniques ” , “ Blender Workshop by Satish Goda from Rhythm&Hues ” and other workshops revolving VFX Compositing Workflows and Making a Concept Art.

There is so much, and in the midst we cannot forget the ART Gallery, where the best of the work will be judged by Shyam Deshpande, Dhimant Vyas and Vijay Raut and they will be the curators of CGTantra Art Gallery. The entries for the Art Gallery have been enormous with excellent quality of art flowing in from all across the globe.

For this great experience CGTEXPO 2011 is now open for Registration. Overwhelmed with requests for registration 2 months prior, there has been a great amount of Registrations happening Online and this shows the interest that the event has generated amongst the crowd...

Another Big Dimension of CGTExpo is  CGTantra Community Awards scheduled to take place on the 28th evening at Jade Gardens, Worli Mumbai. CGTantra Community Awards is thankful to DSK Supinfocom for coming in as the Main Partners for the Awards Night. The response so far has been gigantic with vast amount of entries flowing in from all the categories. CCA is full of gratitude to all its Prize Supporters including “ Digital Tutors , Evermotion , Cebas , Houdini , Topogun , i3d tutorials , Luxology Modo , Tasaa Infosolutions and Wacom ” for coming forth in lending their support for awarding the Best of the Creativity.  CCA is honored and pleased to have an Illustrious Jury Panel for taking out time to judge the awards. Some of the Names include Jeff Kleiser(VFX Supervisor, Ra.One), Kireet Khurana(Director, Toonpur Ka SuperHero), Max Lang(Oscar&BAFTA nominated animation director) , Shelley Page(Head of International Outreach for DreamWorks Animation), Damir G Martin(Creature&Character Design Specialist) , E.Suresh(Veteran Director&Founder of Eeksaurus Productions),   Vijay Raut(Former President of Bombay Arts Society), Yiannis Koumoutzelis(Creative Director,Trine Entertainment), Nishith Takia(Co-Founder at Krayon Pictures)

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