Mangalore: St Aloysius College, Department of Computer Science organised SPARKLE 2018, a National level Animation Seminar on 8th December.
The chief guest of the event was Rev. Fr. Denzil Lobo SJ, Director of AIMIT, Beeri campus. He inaugurated the seminar by the lightning of the lamp.
The audience were then addressed by the chief guest he commented that "we live in a volatile world and we need leaders who have creativity inculcated in them". The principal of St. Aloysius College Fr.Praveen Martis SJ presided over the function.
The speakers for the sessions were Mr. B.S Srinivas, CEO – VedAtma Animation Studios, (Secretary of ABAI) ,he spoke about the career options in New Age Media , he commented that "the New Age Media has been the key factor in globalisation which has also led to the 'death of distance'."
The second session was taken up by Mr. Ganesh Papanna, director of Thought Cloud Studios,(Vice President of ABAI) in which he spoke about the importance of IP , challenges and opportunities in Animation. he commented that "we live in a world where value of creativity is misused by commercial sources and copyrights".
The last session was taken up by 3D Animator, Mr Amith Sanjeev, Rolling Dice Studios he highlighted the importance of working as a team in the animation field.
There were various competitions such as video ad making, poster designing and pencil sketching.