Saturday, October 23, 2010

Hugo Vs Lino: an award-winning battle from Dilsukhnagar Arena

Hugo Vs Lino – the sci-fi, action short from Dilsukhnagar Arena hoisted the ‘v’ sign as it captured the ‘Best Animation Film’ at ‘THE NATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL-TEN MINUTES TO FAME’ organized by IMT Nagpur in association with Ten Motion Arts and Cyrus Dastur’s Shamiana on 15th and 16th October, 2010.

Hugo Vs Lino is a High-Definition 3D Animation short film created by students of Dilsukhnagar Arena. Featuring high technical values, this sci-fi action film dwells on a man-cyborg duel. A team of 25 budding animators slogged tirelessly through the production-pipeline to wrap up the project in 60 days.

All entries for the awards at the festival were viewed by a preview committee and selection was completed by October 12, 2010. The top 20 films were screened on 15th and 16th of October 2010 to the judging
committee and a packed audience in the theatre of IMT Nagpur after which Hugo Vs Lino was declared the winner in the Animation category.

The award acknowledges the creative brilliance and professional craftsmanship that the young team of students at Dilsukhnagar Arena demonstrated through the film. The ‘Best Animation Film’ Award for Hugo Vs Lino comes with a cash prize, a citation and a very special honour: Hugo Vs Lino will be screened in theatres of Shamiana’s chapters across India at Mumbai, Pune, Delhi , Ahmedabad, Baroda and Goa.