Vismayas Max‘ films selected for 10th Sichuan TV Festival

Trivandrum based Vismayas Max Animation Studio’s 2D animated home production project ‘Emposho-Who Needs a Master?’, an animated series of Zen stories currently in production at the studio, has been selected for the International Golden Panda Awards for Animation 2009 Sichuan TV Festival. Also selectd for the featival is ‘Global Warning’, a five-minute animation film directed by Nikita Jayakumar, a class X student, made as a part of the two month animation workshop conducted at Vismayas.

The two have been shortlisted from 3,963 entries received from 62 countries and regions. International “Gold Panda” Awards of 2009 (10th) Sichuan TV Festival (SCTVF) presents five competitions: International “Gold Panda” Awards for Documentary, International “Gold Panda” Awards for Animation, International “Gold Panda” Awards for Student, International “Gold Panda” Awards for New Media and a special event - International “Gold Panda” Awards for Films on Natural Disasters.

Speaking to Vismayas Max Animation Studio Marketing & Business development Head Pramod Nilambur said, “We are very happy on being shortlisted. We had conducted a two month workshop with 9 students where they were taken through the process of making such a film themselves. They had each come up with a short film each on various topics at the end of the workshop.”

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