India’s Anifest Celebrates Animation This Saturday

Our friends at Mumbai, India-based one-day toon event Anifest reminded us that this is the big weekend for their exciting event. Organized by TASI & Asifa India, this cool confab will welcome 200-plus toon professionals to the colorful city Saturday, April 16. Held at the Ramada Plaza Palm Grove, Anifest 2005 will feature panel cdiscussion, screenings of toon projects, a Jam Session (where attendants are given 60 seconds to say whatever they want to say about animation!), a rock show by ace animator Suhel, as well as cocktails and dinner.

Anifest panelists include Debbie Pashkoff (Rhythm & Hues, LA), Geetanjali Rao (Famous Animation Studio), Jai Natarajan (ILM, Sony), Neelesh Gore (Future Thought), Prashant Kadkol (Indian Heritage Team Park Project), Priyam Chatterjee (Maya) and Sameer Kulavoor (Pentagram).

Anifest is sponsored by Rhythm & Hues, India, MEL, Studio Systems and Animation Magazine, and produced in association with Indiantelevision.com’s Animation ‘xpress. For more info about this exciting event, visit www.indiantelevision.com/anex/latest.htm.