Category Archives: IFFI 2009

TASI speakers show how its done @ IFFI

The Animation Society of India made its debut at the prestigious International Film Festival of India at Goa this year. TASI presented a variety of films including a retrospective of Indian animation, contemporary and upcoming feature animation films. Amongst its distinguished speakers were the maestros – Bhimsen and VG Samant. Ram Mohan who was also scheduled as part of the original troika could unfortunately not be present due to urgent commitments back home. The retrospective films attracted an interesting crowd to the hall. Films from yesteryears that shaped many a career were showcased bringing back pleasant memories to the seniors in the audience. The highpoint was an interaction with the Gurus where they shared lesser known facts about the history, making of, concepts and hardships they faced while making the films. Continue reading

List of Sessions @ IFFI ’09

25th Nov – Day 1 (morning):
A Retrospective on Indian Anim – Part 1 (1 hr screening with Q&A)
Curated by: Ram Mohan, Bhimsain, V G Samant & Kireet Khurana

25th Nov – Day 1 (evening):
A Pixillation workshop on the beach
Conducted by Team TASI

26th Nov – Day 2 (morning):
A Retrospective on Indian Anim – Part 2 (1hr screening with Q&A)
Curated by: Ram Mohan, Bhimsain, V G Samant & Kireet Khurana

27th Nov – Day 3 (morning):
Showcasing Contemporary Short films – Part 1 (1hr screening with Q&A)
Curated by: Prakash Moorthy

28th Nov – Day 4 (morning):
Showcasing Contemporary Short films – Part 2 (1 hr screening with Q&A)
Curated by: Prakash Moorthy

29th Nov – Day 5 (morning):
Showcasing Anim. Feature films – Part 1 (1hr screening with Q&A)
Ramayan, The Epic – Presented by Chetan Desai / Jai Natarajan

30th Nov – Day 6 (morning):
Showcasing Anim, Feature films – Part 2 (1hr screening with Q&A)
Arjun, The Warrior Prince – Presented by Arnab Chaudhury / Jai Natarajan

1st Dec – Day 7 (morning):
Session on Voicing for Animation by Chetan Sashital