Hyderabad to host Asia’s biggest entertainment expo

Hyderabad to host Asia’s biggest entertainment expo

Over 25,000 delegates will attend the opening ceremony of Indiajoy 2018 held from December 2-6, at HICC and HITEX the largest expo center in India, marking a new era for the animation, gaming, digital media, VFX, comics, cinema industry in India.
Indiajoy 2018, the digital entertainment, media expo and conference, is a one of a kind Asian digital entertainment expo in India. It is part of a “pan-digital entertainment” strategy from Industry’s biggest players and trade associations aimed at integrating animation, VFX, gaming, comic, film, media and music.

Jayesh Ranjan, Principal Secretary, Information Technology Electronics & Communications, Government of Telangana says,“For the first time a state government in India and TVAGA(Telangana VFX, Animation and Gaming Association) an exclusive non-profit association of Media & Entertainment industry in Telangana is jointly organising Indiajoy 2018, a platform to promote India talent, competence and promise.The event line during the 5 day event is designed to create a stronger value proposition to the participants from the animation, gaming, digital media, VFX, entertainment sector. On the first 3 days we are also going to have a great music, with best known EDM artist’s performances.”

For many students who are attending the event, IndiaJoy will offer an opportunity to learn about digital and media entertainment content. Rajeev Chilaka, President ofTVAGA says “it is a good time to be in the animation and entertainment industry. The animation industry has grown significantly in recent years. Citing the factors that lead to the growth of the industry to robust infrastructure availability of talent, market opportunities, rise in kids channels, OTT platforms like Netflix and Amazon. Talking about Indiajoy he said we are excited about it, it is a B2B , B2C event with a strong focus on technology, learning, art , gaming and also a bit of entertainment.”

“For the first time, under one platform India Game Developers Conference, Unite India (Unity), Indywood (Film & VFX), Indian Games Expo (IGX), ASIFA CG Meetups, Animation Express, Playmax eSports, Google Developers Day, Association of Designers of India (ADI) including interesting and exciting activities.” Ravi Kiran, Lead Organiser, Indiajoy said.

“It is a delight to share with you, IndiaJoy 2018 has attracted wide participation from industry leading names. Spread across several square meters, the event will host 15+ events, 25000 delegates, 300 exhibitors, 500 speakers from 30 countries,” said Madhav Reddy Yatham (Mike), Secretary TVAGA.


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