The State Government will organize a three-day animation, games and visual effects conference from May 12 in Bengaluru in a move to offer global platform to students, artists and professionals.
The conference will have workshops, master classes, talks, presentations, screenings of some of the popular and best content from all across the world, live marathon, artistic competitions and technical hackathons. The Bengaluru GAFX, as the event is called, will also hold virtual reality demo and experience zones, job and career fair and education symposium.
Chief Minister Siddaramaiah unveiling the logo and website of Bengaluru GAFX Conference on Thursday, and said: “If you have anything to do with animation, VFX and games, you ought to be in Bengaluru, that’s where the action is. I urge every studio leader to consider opening up a studio in the city and I assure you that you will have the best all-round support to run your productions out of the science and technology capital of India,” he said.
On the occasion, IT Minister Priyank Kharge said: “Bengaluru has every potential to offer an international platform for animation, visual effect and gaming industry. The objective of this event is to give professionals, artists and students from all over India access to quality content and bringing renowned speakers at an affordable price.”