9 February 2024 


Association Internationale du Film d’Animation
International Animated Film Association (ASIFA), Chandigarh Chapter and Chandigarh Design School, powered by SXILL (School of Experience Illusion and Life Learnings) organised International Animation Day event at Post Graduate College for Girls at Sector 11 ere today. This was earlier held at PG College at Sec 46 as well as PG College for Girls at Sec 42 on 31 Jan and 1 Feb 2024 respectively and at Government College for Arts Sec 10 in Oct 2023.
The event was supported by AnimationXpress, Workkonnects, MESC, ACE Fair, iXDA. ASIFA is an International Community of Animation, with a mission of creating awareness of Animation Careers amongst students.
Earlier this month Post Graduate Government College, Sector 46, Post Graduate Government College for Girls, Sector 42 and 11 hosted ASIFA International Animation Day at the campus.
The Speakers were Mangat Chauhan (ex-Lead Animator Motu Patlu and Mentor SXILL) and Vineet Raj Kapoor (UX Design Mentor at Chandigarh Design School). Neelu Kapoor, Founder SXILL graced the occasion with her presence.
Bikramjit Singh (Production Head, Virtualsoft) shared the History of ASIFA and its mission. He commented on how ASIFA works hard to bring awareness about these careers across the world. ASIFA Chandigarh has been conducting various seminars across the city to do its part.
Mangat Chauhan briefed the students about the entire animation pipeline and various career opportunities across the entire process of making animation movies.
Vineet Raj Kapoor, Founder Chandigarh Design School, told the students about various Design Careers as well as how to make their own roadmaps to achieve success in those careers. He briefed the student on how decision making permeates all careers and would be a useful addition to any worthwhile career.
Thereafter the students asked about various careers in their mind right from mimicry to story writing to animation to UX design and got clear roadmaps as well as advice to make a success of their dreams through examples behind the success stories of Steve Jobs, and other leaders.


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