MAAC Vashi organized its 11th Annual Award Function GRAVITY 2014 on 6th June. Over the past 11 years, MAAC Vashi’s Gravity has become the leading 3D Animation and VFX Event in Navi Mumbai.
Organized at Abbott hotel, the event was inaugurated by Prasad Vanarase and Sanjay Khanted (Director: Animax studios I Pvt Ltd) Ashish Gargh(Technical Head-West zone –MAAC) and Hitesh Mistry (Zonal Head-West zone –MAAC)
GRAVITY provided students of MAAC Vashi a chance to experience the production pipeline flow and understand the in and outs of working in a production house.
In this 3 month in house competition, students were given an opportunity to create original artworks and submit it in various categories. A total of 75 Individual and Group entries were submitted in the categories, Best Sketching, Best Digital Painting, Best Matte Painting, Best Photography, Best Modeling & Texturing, Best Architectural Walkthrough, Best Digital film making, best stop motion , best 2D animation, Best Visual Effects Film and Best 3DShort Film.
Students were given a chance to showcase their skills to representatives from leading productions houses and stalwarts in Indian Animation Industry. Apart from showcasing student’s works, the event also allowed students of MAAC Vashi to showcase their talents by performing at the event.
Winners this year were honored with a Trophy, Medal, Winning Certificates and cash prize sponsored by Animax Studios and the winners are: Sharon for Best Sketching, Manali Narvenkar for Best Digital Painting, Nitin Pote for Best Matte Painting, Vishal Kamble for Best Photography, Tanay Roy for Best Modeling & Texturing, Hemant Jhangid for Best Architecture Walkthrough, Ashish Kumar, Diptanshu Dutta,Prathmesh Shelar for Best Digital Film Making: Movie: The Last Puff, Rohan Menon,Nayna Menon,Roshni Singla, Vishnu Mulashree,Gaurav singh for Stop motion Sofiya Upade,Siddhi Pawar,Vishal Tambde for Best 2D film Nitin Pote and Avinash Molawade for Best VFX Ananta Shingne,Avinash Khodade,Rajdeep Mane,Pankaj Kamble ,Ranjit Misal for Best 3D Short Film Film Name : Don’t Drink and Drive