THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The Toonz Safari, a journey through the animation world organised by Toonz Animation India, was a crowd-puller, with people thronging the Toonz studio at Technopark to be part of the three-day animation safari.
‘The journey of a story through animation production’ ended on a high note with over 200 people participating. The Safari, which was held from May 13 to May 15, was organised as part of the fifteenth anniversary celebrations of Toonz Animation.
“The Safari was a novel experience for both kids and grown ups alike, they were really amazed by the stages the Toon characters go through in an animation filmmaking,” said Toonz Animation CEO P Jayakumar. In the Safari, the participants were given a detailed presentation on the process of animation filmmaking right from the scripting stage to the final production. Vice-president, Toonz Academy, Vinod A S, took the participants through the journey and evolution of animation.
The participants of the Safari were welcomed by Krishnakumar V, national head-operations and marketing, Toonz Academy and Ajith Kumar C, centre head, Toonz Academy proposed the vote of thanks.
Every batch was given a live demo of the projects of Toonz and later taken on a Studio Tour, where they got a sneak peak of the live projects which are under different stages of production.
Special episodes of Toonz Animation’s prestigious projects like ‘Tenali Raman’, ‘Kid Krrish’, ‘Jil Jil Genie’, ‘Pakadam Pakadai’ and Ninja Hatori were screened for the participants.
They were also shown how a character gets shape and life as it begins its journey from the scripting stage and goes through the pre-production, production, post-production and gains the final shape.