New Delhi based Gecko Animation Studio has been awarded with the prestigious Assocham Awards for Excellence in Media and Entertainment for Best Animation Film 2010. The 3D Animated film on Saving the Tiger wins the award among 500 other entries from various Animation and Vfx studios in India -Prime focus, Visual computing Labs, Maac and Arena to name a few.
The EME awards are conducted every year by Assocham (The associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India) to recognize exemplary work in the field of Media & Entertainment. The focus this year at EME was Animation & VFX, since this field has become an integral part of the Media & Entertainment (M&E) business leading to higher growth & greater advancement of the M&E economy.
The award was presented by Dr.S M Khan, Director General, Directorate of Film Festivals, Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, Govt. of India followed by an inspirational speech by the veteran. Ms.Taruna Ummatt the COO of Gecko Animation Studio was present to receive the award.