Toonz Academy team visited 14 districts of Kerala and conducted district level activities where in 1500 students from over 1400 schools participated. The best creative talents from all over Kerala were selected for the state camp. The five day camp was inaugurated by the honourable minister for education of the Government of Kerala, C. Raveendranath along with director in-charge of DHSE, Prakashan P.P, state coordinator for career guidance and adolescent counselling cell, Azeem CM.
We were the first to create a 2D animated series and feature film in India, first stereoscopic feature film in the country, one of the first studios to have a YouTube funded series and a strong presence in Asia, Europe and the US.
The live-action take on the Disney animation classic — directed by Guy Ritchie — has completed its casting and entered production at Longcross Studios outside London. Starring are Will Smith as Genie, Mena Massoud (Jack Ryan) as Aladdin, Naomi Scott (Power Rangers) as Princess Jasmine, Marwan Kenzari (Murder on the Orient Express) as Jafar, pictured in this great selfie; with Navid Negahban as the Sultan of Agrabah, Nasim Pedrad as handmaiden Dalia, Billy Magnussen as the suitor Prince Anders of Skanland, and Numan Acar as Hakim, head of the palace guards and Jafar’s right-hand man.
For the fourth successive year, Toonz Academy (Asian Institute of Film & Media Studies Pvt Ltd.) has tied up with The Foundry, UK for offering the certified course in Visual Effects using The Foundry Nuke. Toonz Academy is the only institution offering The Foundry certified courses in Kerala.
Toonz Academy conducted a session at Chinmaya Vidhyalaya. Academy Executive Director Retd. Wg Cdr M Narayanan felicitated Mr. Gautham Jayan-Winner of the cartoon drawing competition.
As part of an International Guest Lecture Mr. Bob Fuentes interacted with students and shared his experience. Bob is an animation Director and three times Emmy award winner for story Direction. He also developed and sold a Doll line "The Curly Q's to the World's 5th largest Toy Manufacturer". He also exhibited some of his works that he has worked in major studios like Walt Disney, Warner Bros, Marvel, Nickelodeon etc. The session was addressed by Wg Cdr M Narayanan, Executive Director of Toonz Academy.
Dr. Avaneesh - Head of Development, Toonz Animation as Chief Guest at the National Conference on Recent Trends in Information Technology hosted by PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore.
Dr. Avaneesh - Head of Development of Toonz Animation presenting a session on 'How to Develop Concepts' to Academic Students.
Toonz in partnership with The Foundry, UK conducted a Seminar - Live Demo on NUKE by Vikram Bhorawat, the Technical Specialist of NUKE. The Seminar was conducted on Friday, 5th Feb 2016 @ Press Club, Trivandrum.
India Skills Competiotion 2016 by Media & Entertainment Skills Council (MESC)