Pixar & Games Workshop experts to address Arena animation seminar

MUMBAI: Animation and gaming experts Anthony Christov, who is the art director at Pixar and Games Workshop co-founder Ian Livingstone will be in India to present Perspectives, a series of nationwide seminars organized by Arena Animation.

Perspectives will be held across India in cities such as Mumbai, Delhi, Cochin, Ahmedabad and Chandigarh.

The first of the series will be held in Mumbai on 5 May at Shanmukanand Hall- Matunga from 12 pm onwards. Perspectives will be held in Delhi and Cochin on 6 May and in Ahmedabad and Chandigarh on 7 May.

The two experts are specially invited to India to present Perspectives and also to facilitate winners of Golden Cursor Animation Awards, which is scheduled on 8 May in Mumbai.

Pixar art director Anthony Christov has worked on many Oscar nominated movies such as Wall- E, Finding Nemo, The Incredibles and Cars amongst others. Christov has also worked with some of the eminent companies including Warner Bros. Universal, 20th Century Fox, and Disney.

Games Workshop co-founder Ian Livingstone was awarded with BAFTA Interactive Entertainment Awards for outstanding contribution to the community and Order of the British Empire, for Services to the Computer Games Industry in 2006.

Arena Animation global head Anuj Kacker said, "Perspectives is a series of seminars organized to create awareness among students of the unlimited career opportunities in the animation industry. Through this we offer a unique opportunity for the students to interact and learn from industry experts. I am sure these seminars would be fruitful for all those aspirants who want to make a mark in this industry."