Thiruvananthapuram, April 16: The city is set to host the Indian Animation Masters Summit, starting April 25, which will be attended by the best animators in the country later.
Organised by Technopark based Indian animation major, Toonz Animation, the two-day event will see the likes of Devdutt Pattanai, Ajit Rao, Dhimant Vyas, Sanjiv Waeerkar, Nina Sabnani, Prosenjit Ganguly,Gitanjali Rao, Shekhar Mukherjee, Chetan Sharma,Vaibhav Kumaresh, Manisha Mohan, Gayatri Rao and Ranjit Singh Tony taking part in the summit.
The event is being organised as part of the 15th anniversary celebrations of Toonz.
"This year, we have decided to bring together the Indian animation masters to discuss a road map for the Indian animation industry as well as provide a platform for animation enthusiasts to meet and learn from them," said P. Jayakumar, CEO of Toonz Group.
"We believe that this initiative will set a launch pad for a collective learning in the industry," added Jayakumar.
Since setting up shop here at the Technopark campus in 1999, Toonz Animation made a mark in the global animation arena with the production of the India's first animated series "Tenali Raman".
Fifteen years later, they are one of the top animation production houses in Asia Pacific region, with numerous animation features that have fetched them many prestigious national and international recognitions.