About –TAG Season 3
TAG Season 3, the ambition, Goal and breathe of every student yearning to exhibit artistic and creative skills in South India has arrived. This time, with more excitement, prizes and honors for the taking, making it even more irresistible than before
WHY TAG Season 3
• To unearth the immense potential behind young talents in the field of animation art and gaming concept.
• To apprise the youth of Tamil Nadu about the burgeoning animation industry and the plethora of opportunities it holds for them.
• To Showcase Tamil Nadu’s new face of animation to the rest of India.
OVERVIEW OF PREVIOUS EDITIONS
TAG Season 1 & 2 attracted 15000 plus entries from 350 schools and colleges including a few from Trichy, Tirunelveli, Coimbatore, Salem, Dindugal, Pondichery and many more regions of Tamil Nadu. Prizes in excess of Rs. 6 lakhs including Grand cash prize of Rs. 50000/- were distributed. Over 14000 appreciation certificates, 1600 certificates of merit and 20 trophies went into the event, thanks to the big names associated as sponsors Pudiya Thalaimurai, Animation Xpress, Autodesk, Sniper, Wacom
On May 3, 2011 Marie-Claude Mallet, Vice-Consul and Trade Commissioner, Consulate of Canada visited GIGA a division of Everonn Skill development. A meeting was held with the delegates of Everonn Skill Development and GIGA, which lasted for nearly 2 hours. This meeting is a result of our constant effort to bring the best of international content, affiliations, recognition, twinning programs and best practices for enhancing the value of degree and diploma programs offered at GIGA.
Expect great things to happen to the Indian Animation and Game industry in the days to come. Keep reading these news updates to find out the status of our international collaborations.
|GIGA faculty with Joseph during the training held at GIGA facility at Perungudi, Chennai|
As part of a Everonn GIGA – Dassault partnership, Mr.Hideyo Sato has arrived in Chennai with a specific mission of imparting advanced level training on 3Dvia Virtools to Trainers of Global Institute of Gaming and Animation (GIGA), a division of Everonn Skill Development Ltd.
Mr. Hideyo Sato has been with Dassault systemes for over 5 years and specifically attached to 3Dvia Virtools for the last 4 years. Numerous engineers across domains and geography have been benefitted by Hideyo’s training on technical projects, services, service support and product marketing.
He is a Special consultant on usage of interactive 3D applications from desktops to Virtual reality. He is expected to maintain strict confidentiality on projects owing to their nature but discloses his clients as belonging to varied domains from consumer electronics to car makers or even ship building and research institutes and universities.
On completion of this final module of training, GIGA becomes the first animation & game academy in India to offer game technology education endorsed by 3DVIA Virtools, as part of its full time degree or diploma programs. Everonn GIGA is licensed by Dassault Systèmes to offer programs in three levels at colleges & schools right from class VI.