Three Indian entries win for best TV production at Apollo Awards

NEW DELHI: Indians won three awards out of the eight entries shortlisted for the Apollo Awards for television programming in Asia to be presented in Singapore.


There were a total of 15 categories for the awards. 

The awards are to be presented on 18 June in conjunction with BroadcastAsia 2014 – the 19th International Digital Multimedia & Entertainment Technology Exhibition and Conference, at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore.


While Studio Eeksaurus Production Pvt Ltd, India won two awards for Art Direction (Sandeep Shelhar & Ashok – Kitkat Astronaut- Diwali) and 2D Animation (Arun Rane & Sunita Kathiwada – Rotary Fateline), the third prize went to Prime Focus in Visual Effects/CGI – Long Form (Stefen Fangmeier & Merzin Tavaria – Sin City: A Dame to Kill For).


Launched in 2005, the Apollo Awards is an initiative aimed at honouring the best in production and post-production across Asia Pacific, with a strong focus on the creative and technical mastery behind the scenes.


The 23-member jury included one Indian - Studio Eeksaurus founder and creative director Suresh Eriyat.

The Apollo awards had been introduced to recognize the fluid nature of talent migration in the production and post-production industry, coupled with the growth of Asia Pacific's media and entertainment industry, has drawn top talent to the region and elevated the quality of work produced in this region.


Since the launch of its new and improved version in 2013, the Apollo Awards has garnered attention from industry players as the nature of the awards is uncommon in this region.

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