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At a Glance

About the AESTHETICS 2019 – Youth conclave

The event is Zee Group & Zee Learn’s Animation, VFX and Film Making conclave. It will be a large gathering of animation, VFX, Games studios, production houses, industry veterans, professionals, students, academia and technology companies all under one roof.

The event aims to attract subject matter experts, studios, production houses, game developers, film institutes to provide exposure and know-how to professionals, artists and students. The event offers one of its kind platform for professionals, artists and students to showcase their talent by participating in different competitions, gain recognition at a national level and connect with top corporations, all in a span of 2-3 days.

The event will feature discussions and workshops, sessions, studio visits, showcasing of short films submitted by the participants along with a visit to Essel World and an awards night that recognizes talent at a national level. The event will provide insights and networking opportunities to the participants along with industry interactions with experienced professionals/ senior members from distinguished corporations on latest topics/industry trends such as new age technologies

Event Flow

  • Event would take place in MUMBAI from 10th to 12th January 2019
  • 2-3 day event with sessions by experts, Student short film showcase, Essel World & studio visits, awards ceremony etc
  • Presence of eminent brands (Zee Entities, Unity, MSI Global, Quidich Innovation Labs, etc.)*, industry professionals and over 100 Animation, VFX, design students
  • DAY 1: First day will see industry sessions from senior executives of major corporates involved in the animation, gaming, Vfx space
  • DAY 2: Second day will focus on showcasing student talent, awards etc
  • DAY 3: Final day will comprise of studio visits and student engagement activities

Film Showcasing

 

On 1st day the seminar by the eminent personalities from industry such as Adobe (Guru Vaidya, Sr Solutions Consultant, Adobe Systems), Jainareesh, Education Account Manager, Unity Technologies, MSI (Abhay Prabhu, Marketing Dept,) Shrinivas Rao, Online editor and Colorist, MSI Global), Zee5 (Aparna Achrekar, Programming Head, Zee5), were well appreciated by our students. In the evening there were a showcase of nominated films from 2D Animation, 3D Animation, Stopmotion, VFX & Live Action Films. This event was eye-opening for our students where they cheered for good films and learned where they have made mistakes so that they can correct it in the next session of Aesthetics. Students took the learning very positively as there was no criticism from the viewers.

The 2nd day started with students visiting Essel World and had maximum fun. They had enjoyed the latest crazy rides, Thunder Wheel. Rides with VR Gear, Ice skating etc.

Now, the stage was set for students to perform in the cultural program which consists of individual & group dance performances, singing and poetry uplift their mood. The award night was graced by Mr Debshankar Mukhopadhyay CEO, Zee Learn Ltd. and Mr Vikas Kar, HR Head, Zee Learn Ltd. The awards were judged by eminent industry personalities.

The DJ night after the award ceremony for the students and staff was the cherry on the cake.

On the Last day, students visited sets of “Sa Re Ga Ma Pa” finals (rehearsals) the finals event will be telecasted on ZEE TV.

Top Award winners are from the following centers:

  • ZICA Indore
  • ZICA & ZIMA Andheri
  • ZICA Bhubaneswar
  • ZICA Surat

Category

Award

Center Name

Film Name

Film Links

Best 2D Animation Film

GOLD

ZICA Bhubaneswar

THE GIFT

https://youtu.be/T7ezt8dVhpU

Best 2D Animation Film

SILVER

ZICA Andheri

The Cat Walk

https://youtu.be/DOyITjPeOKA

Best 2D Animation Film

BRONZE

ZICA Malleshwaram

Sam's Dream

https://youtu.be/U-NSL0pf_LI

Best 3D Animation Film

GOLD

ZICA Indore

I Wish

https://youtu.be/SSOs9qfxEyg

Best 3D Animation Film

SILVER

ZICA Surat

Smart Friends

https://youtu.be/uupOPVIZ79E

Best 3D Animation Film

BRONZE

ZICA Bhubaneswar

Pie

https://youtu.be/6LQ5m658LLw

Best Stop-motion Film

GOLD

ZICA Andheri

Baby's Day Out

https://youtu.be/gjB9NE7YR3I

Best Stop-motion Film

SILVER

ZICA Surat

Tech No Baby

https://youtu.be/6zkzfEWVxLo

Best Stop-motion Film

BRONZE

ZICA Borivali

Are You Selfish

https://youtu.be/EpjSoEzQbqo

Best Visual Effects Film

GOLD

ZICA Indore

The Hero

https://youtu.be/1OrIv4D_L4g

Best Visual Effects Film

SILVER

ZICA Andheri

Forza

https://youtu.be/SfZBH4eZKpA

Best Visual Effects Film

BRONZE

ZICA Bhubaneswar

Gadiction

https://youtu.be/ihkC0CsRBXQ

 

ZEE LEARN

Zee Learn is India’s leading company in education segment with the fastest growing chain of K-12 schools – Mount Litera Zee School and Asia’s No 1 chain of pre-school network – Kidzee in its portfolio.


With one most advanced teaching methodology – Litera Octave, Zee Learn under its brand name Mount Litera Zee Schools provides promising education to the future generation enabling them to explore their true unique potential. Awarded as the ‘K-12 School Chain of the Year’ at Indian Educational Congress in 2015, Mount Litera Zee school has over 90 schools in 80+ cities nationwide.


Zee Learn also runs Asia’s No. 1 chain of pre-schools, Kidzee with more than 1500+ operational pre-schools in over 550 cities across India and neighboring countries. Kidzee is a pioneer in Early Childhood Education and standardized pre-schooling in the country under its proprietary pedagogy – Interactive iLLUME. Kidzee has so far touched the lives of more than 400,000 children since its inception in 2003.


Enabled by its extensive experience in understanding of education and learning, Zee Learn is extending its services to other schools. Zee Learn School Innovations works with existing schools to improve their student outcomes and efficiency through a School Audit that identifies improvement areas.


Youth today is looking for vocational education outside the ambit or traditional higher education. Acknowledging this fact, Zee Learn has developed Zee Institute of Media Arts (ZIMA), a TV and Film training institute in Mumbai that offers diploma courses in Direction, Acting, Sound, Editing, Production and Cinematography. Another offering from the company, Zee Institute of Creative Art (ZICA) is the India’s first full-fledged Classical and Digital Animation Training Academy that trains youth in classical 2D, modern 3D animation and VFX in over 15 cities across the country.


Zee learn

Backed by Zee and Essel Group, Zee Learn aims to empower India's children and youth

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Asia's largest preschool
1700+ centers
650+ cities 7+ lakh children.

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A world preschool with an International at Mumbai.

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India's fastest growing network
- over 110 schools
- across 90+ cities

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An IB school of global standards at BKC Mumbai

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ZICA is the nation's first full-fledged Classical and Digital Animation Training Academy with 15 centers across India

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Courses in Film Making, Television, Music, Radio, Journalism with 3 centers in Mumbai, Noida and Jaipur

AWARDS

ZEE Awards

ZEE Learn Awards

HISTORY OF ZICA

India's Premier Classical & Digital Animation Institute


Zee Institute of Creative Art (ZICA) is the India's first full-fledged Classical and Digital Animation Training Academy that trains youth in classical 2D and modern 3D animation. The past seventeen years has seen the institute nurture some of the brightest talents in the world of animation. The institute has adopted a novel training style and is focused entirely on creating a stimulating environment for its students.


"Zee Institute of Creative Art, with its state-of-the-art infrastructure, gives practical training in 2D Animation, 3D Animation, Visual Effects & Gaming, covering the stages of visualization, Pre-production, production and post-production. At ZICA, a lot of emphasis is laid on the principles of art and design and fundamentals of classical animation, while extracting the same knowledge to computer based Digital animation. Students are also assured of creative exposure with a healthy mix of theory and practical sessions, delivered with the right amalgamation of Art & technology, under the supervision of in-house experienced faculties and industry experts from India and abroad." ZICA's Training Studio is equipped with high end animation tools, 2D animation facilities, 3D software, Visual FX Labs and imaging technologies. After every semester, a well laid out assessment procedure ensures the student's acceptability as dignified professionals in the world of animation.


ZICA propagates the inherent artistic and aesthetic skills in each student, rather than only the software, which keeps on upgrading from time to time.

Today ZICA, with over 30 centres in more than 15 major cities including Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Pune, Lucknow, Chandigarh, Bhubneshwar, Ahmedabad etc. emerges as young India's chosen partner to turn passion into profession.


ZICA Association


"Essel Group" of Companies, founded in 1976, is a diversified conglomerate with interests in Media, Packaging, Amusement Parks, Entertainment and Education among others. It's portfolio includes some of the most renowned brands in India such as Zee TV and other allied channels, Dish TV, Siticable, Fun Republic, Esselworld, Playwin and Kidzee. Zee has always endeavoured to establish a 'connect factor' among Indians worldwide to their culture, and provide them with the best form of Indian entertainment.