This Kolkata institute is changing the dynamics of placement in Kolkata.

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Of late the art of Multimedia has taken over almost all the Indian media sectors and have been creating a plethora of job opportunities for the skilled animators and the rapid buildout of this phenomenon stirred many young hearts to take up Animation as their viable career option. Hi-Tech Animation Academy over two decades have been generating hundreds of Animation professionals every year to meet the growing need and also giving them placements through organizing recruitment drives, several times a year. Our recent recruitment process was carried out by Knowledge Podium, a digital interactive company, for their Dehradun work unit.

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Ritabrata Banrejee- Kolkata graphic designer got placed at Knowledge Podium (Dehradun).

Ritabrata Banerjee, an alumnus of our academic institution, is one among the other successful students having secured a placement in their company as 2D animator, spoke to us on his journey of an Animation enthusiast and his experience with Hi-Tech Animation.

Interviewer : At first, congratulations Ritabrata, may you always succeed in what you love to do.
Ritabrata: thank you.

Interviewer: alright, I’d like to ask you how it all started? When did you decide to learn Animation.
Ritabrata: I grew up learning sketching and I’ve always been very fond of Animation whether it’s cartoon shows or 3D movies. So after my 12th I decided to enroll myself at Hi-Tech Animation in 2013 to learn Multimedia, a course of one and a half year.

Interviewer: Do you have any working experience before this job interview?
Ritabrata: yes, I have been working as 2D animator since I passed out from Hi-Tech, two and half years ago to be precise. So far I have worked for 4 companies and this is my 5th job I’m going to join. Out of 5 companies Hi-Tech Animation has placed me in 3 companies. I can remember my first job at Chennai, where I worked for one year. I got that job through the help of the placement cell of my institution.

Interviewer: How was today’s experience at the interview?
Ritabrata: Though I have earlier appeared in 4 interviews as an animator still I was a bit nervous. They asked me some tricky questions but I managed to answer all of them. It was a nice experience altogether.

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On-campus interview at Hi-Tech Animation

Interviewer: Does the curriculum you studied helped you in your professional field?
Ritabrata: of course, the course I studied a couple of years back was already designed to keep ourselves astride of the latest developments​ at that time. I learned Photoshop,  flash, Maya, Adobe Flash, Premiere, After Effects and many more.

Interviewer: Where do you see yourself in 5 years down the line?
Ritabrata: I have a long cherished dream of working outside of India. I had already applied​ for two overseas companies but both of my applications were rejected since one needs at least 6 years of work experience to fulfill the first provision of working outside of India. Still I’m determined to bag my overseas job offer in couple of years.

Interviewer: Can you share me some of your animation learning experience here?
Ritabrata: When it comes to learning experience the first thing pops up in my mind are faculties of my institute, who are really very helpful and experienced. I still remember all of my teachers there and through this interview I’d like to express my gratitude to them for their proper guidance to place me on my dream pavement of career.

Interviewer: well, thank you Ritabrata, it’s nice to talk with you. Hope you work overseas once you completed the 6th years of working as professional. Wish you all the best for your better future.
Ritabrata: thank you so much.

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Bahubali-2, Relive the shooting experience.

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SS Rajamouli’s magnum opus, ‘Bahubali- 2: The Conclusion’ has created history in with its magnificent opening and massive weekend collection. According to a report on boxofficeindia.com, Prabhas and Rana Daggubati starring multi lingual epic drama amassed a whopping INR 506 Crore from all releases worldwide. The amount soars to INR 520 crore which includes collections from preview sources.

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Also Read: Animation industry is growing faster than ever

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The movie garnered a mighty amount of INR 385 Crore over the weekend from India only. Reportedly, the film smashed all business records in US, Canada, Gulf and Australia.

After the phenomenal success of ‘Bahubali: The Begining’ in 2015, ‘Bahubali 2: The Conclusion’ has been the most anticipated sequel in the history of Indian cinema. Both prequel and the sequel with its robust story-line, indomitable actors paired with state of the art visual effects has hypnotized all its audience irrespective of age and linguistic barriers. The release of sequel had fans flocking to theaters in pursuit of knowing ‘why Katappa killed Bahubali?’. The frenzy transcended Indian borders and  recorded a gargantuan collection of INR 121 Crore from overseas.

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The film opened at 9000 screens worldwide, with almost 6,500 screens in India alone, becoming the first movie to get such a drastic release. Repudiating all criticisms Bahubali: 2 The Conclusion lived up to its hype. The film raked in Rs 121 crore in India on day one of its release, and a total of Rs 217 crore worldwide. But for an industry still obsessed with entering Rs 100-crore club, that’s not all.

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Also read: Scope of Animation in Kolkata

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Superstar, Rajinikanth himself, tweeted to congratulate the Baahubali 2 team. He wrote, “Baahubali 2 … indian cinema’s pride. My salutes to God’s own child @ssrajamouli and his team!!! #masterpiece.”

Bahubali 2: the Conclusion is an eye opener for the nation. Mediaglobal wishing success to the entire team of Bahubali franchise.

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Source: Google, animationexpress, timesofindia. 

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