We are pleased to announce that ‘The Toon-i-esta 2018’ at ITM, Nerul was a resounding success. The event was covered by the Marathi daily, Saamna, India TV, and Discovery India.
The event started with the lighting of the ceremonial lamp by Shri. Satish Nikam (BJP Head for Navi Mumbai), Ms. Maureen Lobo (Dean – ITM School of Design and Media), and the faculty of Toonskool (iNurture Education Solutions Pvt Ltd). This was followed by a delightful welcome song and dance performance by students of the Animation course at ITM, Nerul. Post the performance, Mr. Bhaumik Mehta gave a presentation on the Animation industry.
This year’s Toon-i-esta was graced by eminent senior Animators, Mr. Dashrath Tharali and Filmmaker and Jury Mr. Sanskar Desai graced the event with their presence. Around 275 students were audience to the various events in performing arts – dance (group and solo), singing (solo), and fashion show.
The performances were followed by the promotion for the Marathi movie “SARGAM” starring Mr. Rutvik Kendre, Mr. Yatin Karyekar, and Mr. Girish Karnad and produced by Mr. Prasad Pusavle.
The films nominated in the 2D, 3D, Stop Motion, Live Action, and Documentary categories were played after. The winners were felicitated by Mr. Prasad Pusavle and the senior Animators.
The winning films in each category are as follows,
|Category||Short Film||Winning Institute/Filmmaker|
|2D||Crazy Love||Sandip University|
|3D||Fear of Unknown||Thakur Toonskool Advanced Animation Academy|
|Stop Motion||Shoe Love||Thakur Toonskool Advanced Animation Academy|
|Live Action||Basmya||Raiba Anjali Dileep|
The event concluded with the prize distribution ceremony for the Sports, Fine Arts, Gaming, and Performing Arts categories, which were presented by our celebrity guests.