24 FPS Award goes global with entries from Canada and China

MUMBAI: The 6th annual 24 FPS Awards, organized by Maya Academy of Advanced Cinematics (MAAC) will be held at the SRPF Grounds in Mumbai on 6 November.

Notably, the awards has gone global this year, with as many as 14 entries from animation students of Canada and China.

This year, the 24 FPS Awards will have a record participation of over 800 delegates with more than 200 film entries from across India for 21 different award categories.

Like every year, this year too the award has attracted a good response from Bollywood and industry professionals. Some of the entries from Bollywood include Quick Gun Murugan, What‘s your Rashee, Chandni Chowk To China, Ghajini, Raaz The Mystery Continues, Delhi 6 and 8x10 Tasveer which will compete for the Best Studio category award.

In the advertisements section, entries have come from TVCs like Happy Dent Wave, Coke, Chloromint, Videocon LCD and Whirlpool Water Purifier that will compete for the Best TVC of the year.

Jury members of this year‘s awards include Kireet Khurana of 2NZ, Merzin Tavaria from Prime Focus, Shelley Page from DreamWorks Animation, Nilesh Sardesai from Prana and Krishnakant Mishra of Sony Imageworks
Said Sanjiv Waeerkar, chief creative officer of MAAC, "As 24 FPS has entered its 6th annual edition, we wanted to take it to a different level as compared to its previous editions and what better way to give audiences the power to judge an entry of their choice.

"Introducing the viewer‘s choice awards in 24 FPS is aimed to take the awards beyond the animators and professional fraternity. The new award will engage the youth in the target age group that we cater to. So, this year people from anywhere can cast their votes on social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter, Orkut, that have all the 73 entries uploaded on the sites."

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