Arena Chandigarh is a pioneer of Animation Education in India. The centre at Sector 17 has been established in 1996, and has place students at top studios of India including Beon System, Intelligaia, DQ Entertainment, Juego, MEL Studio, Net Solutions, Philm Studio, Xentrix Bangalore, VirtualSoft, Eeksauras, etc. Arena is the leader in Animation Education in Asia. Chandigarh Centre won the Award for Best Academics in North India for 2008 and 2009. In 2011 it was adjudged 3rd Best Arena Centre in India in its Systems and Processes and was presented an Award honouring this achievement. Thereafter it has regularly remained one of the top learning places in the country and has always been rated No. 1 in North India. Arena Chandigarh students have also won the prestigious "Creative Minds" Award for Best 3D Model as well as Runners-Up Award for Best New Media Film in 2012. Similarly, Students won the "Creative Minds" Award for Best Ad Film (VFX) in 2013. Again in 2014 it won 5 awards across various categories including Best 3D Models, Best Website and Best 11 Sec Animation. In 2015 it won 8 Awards and the list is growing!
Here are some highlights of Sector 17 Centre: Lecture Seminars and Workshops by International Experts from Top Studios and Animation Colleges of the World Highly experienced faculty with total experience >50 man years! This Centre has been rated 3rd Best in India by an Aptech Internal Audit in 2011, and ranked high every year after that. It continuously remains at the top in academics in North India Biggest Animation Centre in North India - World-class infrastructure with 5000 sq ft total space. The only Centre in North India with a XEON Lab This Centre has an in-house Imported and Exclusive Professional VFX Setup Excellent Placement Acceptance of our students in Mumbai Animation Studios (Xentrix, DQ, MEL) as well as Chandigarh Web and Gaming Companies. This Centre's Animation Students have been selected exclusively for Maya Digital Studio's "Motu Patlu" Team Has won innumerable Animation and VFX awards during Creative Minds and other Film Festivals Our student Balpreet won 1st prize of 1 Lacs by Micromax for YUphoria Our Studio won Web Design Award from Oman Government in 2010. Our Studio is of the Top 50 in the world for Digital IP Products (3D Models). Also created Waveryder, an International 3D Game awaiting launch on STEAM Our Mentor Vineet Raj Kapoor, is India's leading Animation Advisor at Shiksha.com and most articles on this subject on Shiksha.com are written by him