TechnoparkToday.com > 21stSeptember 2012:Toonz Academy, the Technopark based training division of Toonz
Animation India isorganizing a workshop by Oscar award winning Australian animator Bruce Petty, on 25th September 2012 at Technopark. The workshop session will start from 8.30 -1pm and will cover various aspects of Cartooning and Animation film-making. Some of the topics to be included in the session are various styles of humor, Challenges to animation in the current digital age, special skills sets required for animators, and Animationâ€™s role in the analysis of current issues.
â€œBruce Petty is a living legend for those in the Animation and Cartooning circles, well known for his unique free-ranging style. Getting first-hand information of what animation film-making used to be back then is a golden opportunity as far as our students are concernedâ€œ, through this workshop both students of animation as well as professional animators and pre-production artists will benefit from this session.â€Â Â saysMr. P Jayakumar, CEO, Toonz Animation India Pvt. Ltd.
Bruce Petty animated film Leisure won the Oscar for Best Animated Short Film at the 1976 Academy Awards. Bruce Petty has also made a number of other award-winning animated films including “Art”, “Australian History”, “Hearts and Minds” and “Karl Marx”.