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The leader in Digital Media Education celebrates 15 years of excellence
Dilsukhnagar Arena, the preferred destination for Digital Media Education in India celebrated its 15th Anniversary with great fanfare on Saturday the 3rd of August, 2013. Amidst inspirational moments, a host of cultural programs enlivened the proceedings.
Mr. Ponnala Lakshmaiah, the Hon’ble Minister for IT and Communications, Govt. of A.P. graced the event as the Chief Guest and delighted students with his brilliant speech. He said that his Government was investing Rs. 200 crores to establish a 6 lakh Sft. infrastructure hub called “Game City” in Hyderabad as part of new IT Policy to promote the digital media industry and create job opportunities.
Acknowledging Dilsukhnagar Arena’s influential role in nurturing job-ready talent, he commended the academy for successfully training 16,000 students in a short span of time and facilitating rewarding placements for them at such world-class companies as Cognizant, Deloitte, HCL, TATA Elxsi and Reliance Digital.
Visibly delighted that a Hyderabad-based academy (Dilsukhnagar Arena) holds the record for the highest placements in the industry, he said that “Game City” once operational will require a large infusion of fresh talent and Dilsukhnagar Arena is well placed to capitalize on the opportunity to the advantage of its students.
He commended Rajasekhar Buggaveeti, CEO of Dilsukhnagar Arena for his tireless efforts in building a world-class Digital Media Academy and said that the country needs more such illustrious institutions which are dedicated to enabling careers for the youth.
Rajasekhar Buggaveeti, CEO of Dilsukhnagar Arena, in his customary address, thanked Mr. Ponnala Lakshmaiah for his efforts in promoting the digital media industry in AP and said that “Game City” is an investment magnet that can help generate better job opportunities for career aspirants.
Mr. Konda Vijay Kumar, Director of “Gundejaari Gallanthayyindey” a blockbuster Telugu film was invited as a Guest of Honour. He shared his industry experiences and insights on the pre-production process of film making for the benefit of students. Mr. Praveen Kilaru from Rhythm and Hues, another Guest of Honour, congratulated Dilsukhnagar Arena on completing 15 years and thanked Rajasekhar Buggaveeti for his generous contribution to the industry. His presentation on the making of the Oscar winning Film “Life of Pi” featuring VFX by R+H was highly engaging. He exclaimed that it was a proud moment for the entire Indian VFX industry.
A proud parent, in gratitude to Dilsukhnagar Arena, praised the academy by reciting a Hindi poem with the leit motif: “In the world of Animation training, there can be none better than Dilsukhnagar Arena.”
The prestigious Pixellence Awards instituted by Dilsukhnagar Arena to recognize and honour outstanding talent in Animation, VFX, Graphics and Web were presented to the winners by the Chief Guest and Guests of Honour in the presence ofRajasekhar Buggaveeti.
As a token of appreciation, Rajasekhar Buggaveeti presented mementoes to the Chief Guest and Guest of Honour amidst thundering applause from the students who thoroughly enjoyed every moment of the evening.
Uncork the bottle and let the champagne flow! ‘Creative Multimedia Services’ (CMS) is in a partying mode and for a good reason!
The “Brands Academy Education Excellence Awards 2012” saw ‘CMS’ walk away with the prized trophy of the “BEST DIGITAL MEDIA ACADEMY IN INDIA – 2012”. This recognition bestowed on ‘CMS’ by “Big Brands Research”, New Delhi, a leading ‘market research and brand management’ organization is considered by many to be the final word on the subject.
At a star-studded awards ceremony, in Gurgaon, New Delhi, chief guest, Dr. Shashi Tharoor, Honorable Member of Parliament gave away the award to RajaSekhar Buggaveeti, the MD & CEO of the ‘Creative Multimedia’ group. It is a matter of immense pride for the people of ‘Andhra Pradesh’ that this ‘Hyderabad’ based organization has emerged as the best in its field, in the entire country.
‘Creative Multimedia Services’ is the ‘Largest Digital Media Academy’ in the country. However, size alone does not matter. The quality of education is the key factor that differentiates one ‘Academy’ from the other. Hence, this acknowledgement by a premier ranking body makes us a behemoth in the field of ‘Digital Media Education’.
Speaking on the occasion, RajaSekhar Buggaveeti said he was delighted with the honor. He sincerely thanked the students, their parents; faculty and staff of his Academy. “But for their efforts, this award would not have been possible today. This award entrusts us with a new responsibility in terms of living up to standards. Expectations would obviously increase and we would strive to live up to them.”
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Pixellence Awards-2012: an event that showed why Dilsukhnagar Arena is India’s most happening Digital Media Academy
Dilsukhnagar Arena, India’s Largest Digital Media Academy celebrated the 2012 edition of Pixellence Awards, an annual extravaganza aimed at recognizing and honoring shining Digital Media talent, at Hyderabad on Thursday, the 26th of January, 2012 from 4. p.m. to 8 p.m. amidst scores of students, parents and staff.
Pixellence Awards-2012 commenced at 4 p.m. with the customary address and presentation on Dilsukhnagar Arena (The flagship of the Creative Multimedia Group-India’s only Digital Media Academy backed by full-service Animation and VFX studios) by the CEO,RajaSekhar Buggaveeti.
The prestigious Pixellence Awards which are synonymous with Digital Media Excellence were presented to 31 talented students of Dilsukhnagar Arena in various categories of Animation, VFX, Web and Graphics by the CEO, amidst thunderous applause.
Pixellence was at its enthralling best as students, staff and even the CEO of Dilsukhnagar Arena passionately took to the stage with scintillating performances to make it a truly memorable day. A troupe of tiny tots dressed in silky whites appeared magically on stage like angels and stole the show with a heart-touching song-dance performance.
Post the awards distribution ceremony, RajaSekhar Buggaveeti thanked all the students, volunteers, performers and staff for gracing the celebrations and making it a grand success.
‘Twisted’ and ‘Cecelia-The Balcony Girl’ vie for the top honour at ASIFA IAD-2011 ‘Awards of Excellence’
Dilsukhnagar Arena students once again demonstrated their class at the awards circuit by capturing two nominations in the Student Category of ASIFA’s IAD-2011 Awards of Excellence for their 3D Animation Short Films ‘Twisted’ and ‘Cecelia – The Balcony Girl’. The winners will be declared at a sparkling function to be held at Mumbai on November 6, 2011.
Out of a total of 12 nominations in the Student Category, Dilsukhnagar Arena captured two nominations, the highest by any Academy at these Awards.
Both films are comic thrillers with distinct themes. The films were crafted by Dilsukhnagar Arena studetns as part of the internship program at DNA Inc. (Dilsukhnagar Arena Incubation), the talent transformation initiative of the Academy which aims to groom studio-ready CG Artists.
About the festival
ASIFA’s International Animation Day (IAD) is an annual global celebration aimed at recognizing the people involved in the art and technology of animation.
The festival is celebrated every year with great pomp. Since its start in 2002, IAD has been a film festival that has provided Indian animation artists, a platform to interact and build a community. Being amongst the first animation festivals in India, IAD has been actively supported by the artist’s community and the industry at large.
This year’s celebrations, IAD 11, in India will be celebrated at various locations throughout the country (Mumbai, Indore, Hyderabad, Pune, Bengaluru, Chennai, Kochi, Calicut, Thrissur and Trivandrum) between November 6th and November 13th. Some of the cities will have day long events and in some cities, screening of animation content will take place. Several entertaining and enriching programs/session have been lined up for the celebrations. The festival moves to Hyderabad on November 13, 2011-RajaSekhar Buggaveeti
Pixel FX added another film to its VFX repertoire with Superstar Mahesh Babu’s latest blockbuster ‘Dookudu’ which enjoyed an international release today. The VFX wizards at Pixel FX conjured up 240 breathtaking shots and recreated some of yesteryear’s most popular Tollywood moments to add drama and excitement to this much awaited action-thriller directed by Srinu Vytla. Pixel FX is currently busy casting its VFX magic on two other Telugu projects and has some very interesting and challenging projects lined up for 2012-RajaSekhar Buggaveeti
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After winning the 1st Prize at the Arena Best & Brightest Awards-09, Mumbai and the 3rd Prize at the International Film Festival-09 at Nagpur , Chamki, the 2D Animation short film crafted by Dilsukhnagar Arena students made another dash for awards and collected the 2nd Prize at the UNICEF-Awaaz Do Contest.
The Awaaz Do Contest launched by UNICEF, with the support of the Government of India aims to mobilize Indian society to speak up for the more than eight million children currently out of school in the country. The initiative is a ripe platform to reach the excluded and marginalized groups such as child labourers, children with special needs or those who suffer from social, economical, gender or other disadvantages. The passing of the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education (RTE) Act 2009 marks a historic moment for the children of India . Millions of children, both girls and boys, will benefit from the RTE Act ensuring quality education with equity-RajaSekhar Buggaveeti
UNICEF is on the ground in over 150 countries and territories to help children survive and thrive, from early childhood through adolescence. The world’s largest provider of vaccines for developing countries, UNICEF supports child health and nutrition, good water and sanitation, quality basic education for all boys and girls, and the protection of children from violence, exploitation, and AIDS. UNICEF is funded entirely by the voluntary contributions of individuals, businesses, foundations and governments-RajaSekhar Buggaveeti