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    Submitted by ITV Production on Dec 01
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    MUMBAI: The Karnataka Animation, Visual Effects, Gaming and Comics (KAVGC) Summit and ABAI Fest 2012 will kick off on 8 December in Bangalore.

    The two-day summit is organised jointly by ABAI, the creative industry association, and Karnataka state government?s department of IT, BT and S&T.

    The organisers of the event have roped in HP as the platinum sponsor. With ABAI, HP is planning to have some technical sessions during the event.

    Government of Karnataka principal secretary- Dept. of IT, BT and S&T I S N Prasad said, "We are committed to making the AVGC (Animation, Visual effects, Gaming and Comics) industry a major success with Karnataka as a hub. To this end we have announced the first ever policy and are collaborating with the education, technology and creative sectors to launch this initiative. This annual summit will help clarify and announce our plans."

    The event aims at providing the creative community with opportunities to have discussions related to business, creative and technical advancements, talent development, show-casing projects, confidence building among investors, creating awareness among public and media about the industry, its future, policy initiatives, and benefits.

    The event is expected to have national and international experts, creative people, technical people, Bollywood, "regional films" including Kannada films, businessmen, investors, supportive government officials, members of the academia and students.

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