Archive for the ‘2D Animation Short Films’ Category

CMS Vatavaran felicitates Dilsukhnagar Arena CEO, Mr. RajaSekhar Buggaveeti

Hyderabad | August 13, 2010

4th CMS VATAVARAN Environment and Wildlife Travelling Film Festival & Environment Forum, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Hyderabad.

A trio of award-winning 2D Animation short films on environment conservation (Fuel Duel, A Garden Dream & The Farmer and his Goat) crafted by students of Dilsukhnagar Arena received the prestigious honour of special screenings at the 4th Traveling Film Festival of CMS VATAVARAN in Hyderabad on August 13, 2010. Each of these films drove the audience into a frenzy and they burst into a thunderous applause at “THE END”. Mr. N. Bhaskara Rao, Chairman of CMS invited RajaSekhar Buggaveeti
, CEO of Dilsukhnagar Arena,
onto the stage and felicitated him. He congratulated the budding Animators from Dilsukhnagar Arena and appreciated their efforts in spreading awareness on environmental concerns.

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The Farmer & His Goat – Animation short film

rajarajasAwards:

  • 1st Runner-up in the National Student Competition Category at Chitrakatha 09   International Student Animation Film Festival organized by The National Institute of   Design (NID) – November 2009
  • 1st prize in the Animation Short Film category at the 1st Cinema Today Short Film   (CTSF) Awards held at Chennai Trade Centre, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India – March
    2009
  • 1st Prize – Image Today Short Film Awards, Chennai – 2009
  • 2nd Prize – Bhumika Film Festival, Mumbai, India – 2009
  • “Best Public service short film” at IAD 09 organized by ASIFA India – Hyderabad
    region, Nov. 2009

Nominations:

  • CMS International Children’s Film Festival, Lucknow, India – 2009
  • AAROHI Film Festival, Mumbai, India – 2009
  • CMS VATAVARAN Environment & Wildlife Film Festival, New Delhi – 2009
  • Anifest India Viewer’s Choice Award, TASI, Mumbai – 2009
  • Gateway awards, Anna University Chennai – 2009
  • International Film Festival, Nagpur, India – 2009

The Film:
Animal sacrifice goes unabated in some parts of India despite globalization and modern lifestyles. The animation short film The Farmer & His Goat is a sincere attempt at discouraging the evil practice in the best way possible – by creating a hypothetical situation where man himself becomes the victim of sacrifice at the hands of the very animal which he has been slaughtering in the name of religion for centuries now-RajaSekhar Buggaveeti

Creative Team:
Govind Rajeswar, Sachin Punde & Parag Warade

For more details visit, www.thefarmerandhisgoat.com

A Garden Dream – Animation short film

Awards:

  • Student Short Film category at the prestigious FICCI-FRAMES BAF Awards, International Film Festival, Mumbai – February 2009
  • CTSF Awards, Chennai, India – 2009
  • AAROHI Film Festival, Mumbai, India. 2009
  • CMS VATAVARAN Environment & Wildlife Film Festival, New Delhi – October 2009
  • Gateway awards, Anna University Chennai – September 2009
  • International Film Festival, Nagpur, India – September 2009
  • Student Animation Film, Character Designing, Story and Poster categories at Kolkatha 2009, The Animation Society of Kolkata (TASK) – February 2009

The Film:
Cleanliness as a value used to be taught early on in schools once upon a time. The kids of today have too many distractions to focus on this value anymore. A Garden Dream is an animation short film which attempts to speak directly to kids about the importance of keeping surroundings clean in a fantastic way-RajaSekhar Buggaveeti

Creative Team:
Aarthi R, Nilesh Mhaisne, Tushar Sule

For more details visit, www.agardendream.com

TRASHHED! – 2D Animation short film

Awards:

  • 1st Prize, International Film Festival, Nagpur, India – September 2009

Nominations:

  • AAROHI Film Festival, Mumbai, India – April 2009
  • Nominated in the Children’s Film Category at the 16th International Children’s Film  Festival held at Hyderabad in November 2009

The Film:
More often than not, trash is found strewn everywhere except where it belongs – inside the trash bin; thus, defeating the very purpose of the trash bin. TRASHHED! is an animation short film that highlights this tragic state of our trash bins today and suggests people to be a little more mindful and throw trash in the trash bin and not all around it-RajaSekhar Buggaveeti

Creative Team:
Pranay Bura, Varun M, Srinivaas B, Ravi Kiran

For more details visit, www.trashhed.com

Dolly & Me – Animation short film

Awards:

* 1st Prize – TVCA Anifest India 09, Viewer’s Choice Award, TASI, Mumbai
* 2nd Prize – International Film Festival, Nagpur, India – 2009
* Best Concept Award – AAROHI Film Festival, Mumbai, India – 2009

Nominations:

* ASIFA International Animation Day, Mumbai, India – 2007
* 24 Frames Film Festival, Mumbai, India – 2007
* FICCI Frames BAF Awards, International Film Festival, Mumbai, India – 2006

The Film:
The story is about a dog couple romancing in a garden, their romance gets disturbed by some sound over and over again. They finally find the sound maker and shout at him badly.

Creative Team:
Mr. Mahesh Gore, Faculty at Arena centre in Dilsukhnagar, Hyderabad-RajaSekhar Buggaveeti