“MAAC Girishpark & Bhubaneswar organized an amazing excursion cum Photography trip from 24-25 Jan’17 at Bhitarkanika National Park (Odisha) which ended on a high note. It was a wonderful experience for all the students of Maac Girish Park (Kolkata) & Bhubaneswar. They experienced rich flora, fauna & wildlife with diversified learning".
“Winning isn’t everything, it’s the only thing.” We bagged the prestigious GOLD award of 24FPS'15 International Animation this year. A landmark has been made as it was a high paced competition held nationwide across all MAAC centers. A grand celebration held in our center for team "Motion Freak" who won the GOLD Award in 24 FPS 2015 Script to Screen with their movie "Selfie".
MAAC Girishpark celebrated another successful year of appreciation and entertainment at its fullest. VERVE 2015, also known as V6 has completed its 6th year of Grand success on 16th October and it no more needs an introduction to itself any more. At an usual schedule, VERVE 2015 began with felicitating the honorary guests and industry personnel which also included the famous Bengali Film director Mr. Debaditya who directed 'Naksal' which put more grace to the show. The program carried on with awards for the students in various sections like CG Modeling, Lighting VFX, Animation, Graphics. Students performed singing and dance performances followed by stand up comedy. Girishpark introduced a new section of entertainment. Mr. & Mrs. MAAC Girishpark, which got massive appreciation from the judges followed by awesome performances by the students. The show ended with a high note Rock Band performance. Overall it was a very charging and mind-refreshing year of Annual fest.
ANNUAL PICNIC 2015 winter has never been so special without the fun filled annual picnic conducted by MAAC Girishpark. It has become more like a breath of fresh air that brings freshness of refreshment and blows away the mundane of monotony .We eagerly wait all throughout the year for the picnic to be celebrated grandly. We the entire MAAC Girishpark team went on our annual picnic in Amrakunja, Mandundu. We organized a lot of events and games there. The students were very happy as they had loads of fun over there.
VERVE 2014, a well executed event by MAAC Girishpark was just held on 27th September, 2014 at Gyan Manch. The whole Maac GirishPark do wait for this event throughout the year to witness some special events. This year we had enjoyed one exiting VERVE. Students have been awarded for their achievement in various fields like Photography, Live action Film, CG Modeling, Lighting, Animation, Graphic Designing, VFX & Compositing and many more. Students have shown their talents in various performances like singing, dancing, Drama and Rock Band performance. Industry Persons were also present from various famous studios to be a part of the event. Overall it has been a very successful annual fest by MAAC Girishpark.
The national technical meet 2014 of MAAC was held at Goa in the month of March from 19th march to 22nd March. Various sessions were taken by industry experts during the technical meet, which helped the faculties a lot. There was a special session held about miniature modeling which really have created some interest among the participants.
After days of hard work every mind needs a refreshment. So, MAAC Girishpark enjoyed Picnic 2014 at Turki Farm House, Bandel on 7th Feb, 2014. It was a great enjoyment which took place at a pleasant green environment.
As part of continuous process we give our students a handful of learning experience and enriching their understanding about this industry by organising various in-house/outdoor workshops and seminars.
There has been workshops like clay modelling,personality development & soft spoken skills,movies screenings,editing,story boarding,new industry techniques used in software,movie making skills,acting workshops,to name a few.
All these sessions are conducted by renowed industry experts,who come to our campus and share their learnings and experiences with our students.
We also celebrated events like Womens Day,Teachers Day,etc.with our students.
The Technical Meet 2013 was held in Gangtok in the beginning of March. It was an awesome conference with all senior mentors and great persons of MAAC. The mentors took seminars on various useful technical topics and the entire team went through many useful sessions. Also there were sessions on student showreel development and skill development. Lastly we were awarded with few appreciations and celebrated a DJ gala night.
After long hardworking days we had a nice day of full on Masti and Enjoyment. Like every year, MAAC Girishpark arranged for a PICNIC at Nirala Resort, Deulti on 16th Feb, 2013. We started around 8:30 am, had a small journey of 1:30 Hrs and reached the destination. We had games and enjoyed dance and many more events and returned till 9 pm.
VERVE 2013, a well awaited event by MAAC Girishpark was just held on 15th May, 2013 at Gyan Manch. Students do wait for this gala night throughout the year to witness some special events.
This year we had celebrated one complete colorful VERVE. Students have been awarded for their achievement in various fields like Photography, Live action Film, CG Modeling, Lighting, Animation, Graphic Designing, Video Editing and many more.
Girishpark MAAC have awarded the 24 FPS Team last year (2012).
Students have participated in various performances like melodious singing, hilarious dancing, mind blasting Drama and electrifying Rock performance.
Overall it have been a very successful annual fest by MAAC Girishpark.
"Paint your Planet", the name itself is such a huge thing, a national competition, a combat between all the MAAC of India. And winning such a competition was a dream come true thing for us. Our team members worked hard and we were guided very well by our mentor Chandan Bhowmick. The idea was of projecting ways for a better, clean and improved future. We have tried to show some innovative ideas which can prove helpful for a healthy planet. We have tried to cover up all the important segments just like water, transportation, energy, soil etc. We have given a very strong emphasis on the recycling factors of waste products. We have tried to show our desire that we should be close and careful towards our nature. We have projected a cycle of life.
Many things tried, maximum achieved. We are very happy as well as humble that we were assumed true deservers of this prize. In future also we will try to give such good outputs and most importantly we will be happier if our works would be helpful towards society.
"VERVE".... An excitement of imagination which renders in our heart. An enthusiasm followed by successful performances. A spirit, that motivates us towards "The Success". An energy that shouts that We are the One.
Yes, every year we fall on the same passion to regenerate the energy of keep moving forward.Its the essence we live for. Its the land we dream to live in for a while.
This year MAAC Girishpark celebrated the 4th Annual Function (VERVE 2012) in a very big form. It took place in Gyan Manch, Kolkata on 25th May. We were within the frequency of our idols, our beloved personalities from the H.O. Mumbai. We had Mr. Abir Aich (Associate Director Academics, MAAC), Mr Sudipto Seal (Eastern Zonal Manager) and Mr. Rohit Chetry (Eastern Zonal Technical Head) with us. We went through few very colorful hours packed with valuable speeches and cultural performances. We awarded few students for their achievements throughout the year. MAAC Girishpark also celebrated and cheered the moment of being the numero uno India in the Paint Your Planet contest.
A unique seminar arranged and executed every month regularly by our director Mr. Sandip Saha for our students. The main objective of the seminar was to evolve and enhance student's communication skills and body languages which actually effects a lot at the time of any job interview.
"Acting is behaving truthfully under imaginary circumstances."- Sanford Meisner As an animator you must be able to create believable movements. You must also be able to create believable performances that can make the audience feel like this virtual character is not only alive but they are also thinking and have a personality. That's why acting is something you must master. Every year a team of specialized acting seminar held in Maac Girishpark to enhance the inside actor of our students who are eager to bring it on draft.
'It is more important to click with people than to click the shutter.' - Alfred Eisenstaedt Photo shoot in outdoor are always fun filled exploration with creative & technical inputs from mentor which could be used for future experience. Likewise every year, this year also student photo shoot workshop held at Kumartuli. Since it is the "earthly" birthplace of Maa Durga, Maac Girishpark's students took an initiative to click the insight story it.
MAAC Girishpark has won GOLD in UNIC (United Nation Information Center for India and Bhutan) International Animation Category in 24 FPS 2014. 24 FPS is an international platform which recognizes talent in the animation industry in India and Abroad. As it is a huge achievement, it received great media attention. The event was widely reported in all the major dailies & popular channels in West Bengal.
MAAC Girishpark showcase their students work and felicitate all the talented students in MAAC Girishparks annual fest "VERVE" held on 4th April, 2010 in Rountounda Building, Sector V Salt lake City, Kolkata. To make the event more successful, all the higher authority from MAAC East zone was present there. In this event Mr. & Miss. Roy (Director MAAC Ghowhati) also present to congratulate the successful students. All the students of MAAC Girishpark were there to participate in different cultural program and enjoy the evening. The programme was ended with DJ and Dinner around at 11:45 PM.