Which comes first?

- Story or the Character? Well, Story and Character strengthen and support each other and are created in parallel during the concept development stage. A good character can be developed from a story. A good character can in turn inspire a story. While Story is the important element in animation films (or live-action for that
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How can I learn animation in India?

This is the omnipresent question every animation wannabe faces. Being enthusiastic about animation is the first step. It helps in the long term for your animation career. Now let’s be clear that there are essentially two parts to this, the first one is theory and practical being the latter. Like any other study subject, animation
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Things to look for when choosing an Indian Animation Institution

What we’ll suggest is that find an industry professional, who practices in the relevant field for quite many years (5 years at least) and has the appropriate know how to teach you in that. But before committing to learn from one here too you should be able to go through the person’s work past and
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The Other Side

There are times when you meet people who doesn’t like your art. How ever good it might be. YES you read it right. There are people out there who you feel from their talks that they want a spectacular piece of artwork. But interestingly end up approving a mediocre one for the final piece. After
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A Forgotten Genius?

Vasudeo Gaitonde… An artist of great significance and impeccable integrity. An artist of the 1950s Progressive movement, who veered away to find his own expression of abstraction. An artist so deeply distrustful of labels that he refused to title his artworks. An artist who said he thought of paintings in terms of music….”i hear colors.”
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Where Do Scripts Come From?

Scripts are developed from whatever might inspire you to express and communicate something in visual and dramatic terms. All the following sources can serve as the basis for a dramatic or documentary project: Ideas Dreams Images Real events Characters Fantasies Concepts Memories Historical events Real-life experiences Places Social issues Adaptations from short stories News stories
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