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Feel The Punch - Award-Winning 3D Animation Short Film

Category: 3D Animation

Story: A mind-game between a beggar and a commuter waiting to board a bus takes a startling turn as the commuter realizes he is outsmarted. The experience leaves him wiser as he discovers that the good-old trick of shooing away beggars is no good anymore.

When technology is employed by the most unlikely of people on earth and in the most unlikely of situations, what do you get? A digital power punch that leaves you dumbstruck! Watch this high-definition 3D Animation short film as it actually leaves you smiling, despite the punch.


The Making

Ideation to completion 45 days (Layout to Animation - 20 days)
Software deployed Maya 2009, Digital Fusion, Photoshop and Maya 2009 Backburner for Rendering.
Website: www.feelthepunch.com

The Team

A bunch of animation-obsessed minds brimming with ideas joined hands for this film. Having completed an Animation Training Program at Dilsukhnagar Arena and having demonstrated the creative spark to excel in the craft, they were offered a rigorous internship at DNA Inc.® (Dilsukhnagar Arena Incubation®) during which they crafted this film under the able guidance of an accomplished mentor team comprising professional CG Artists with vast industry experience.

The Glory

'Best Animation Film Award' at Hyderabad Short Film Festival (HSFF)
Best Animation Film Award in the Animation Films category at the Hyderabad Short Film Festival. Shri Relangi Narasimha Rao, eminent film director of Tollywood, presented the award to Rajasekhar Buggaveeti, the CEO and MD of Dilsukhnagar Arena. For more on the award click, here
'Best Film Award' at Bit Film-12 Digital Film Festival, Germany
Feel the Punch won the Best Film Award in the 3D Space (Animation) Awards Category of Bit Film-12 Digital Film festival, Hamburg, Germany. For more on the festival click, here
Best Popular Film Award at The Mini Box Office International Film Festival, Noida, India.
Special Campus Prize at SFFV
Feel the punch received a Special Campus Prize at the Short Film Festival of Vijayawada. For more on the festival click, here
One more in a torrent of awards for Feel the punch
Best Animated Movie Award at the Annual Gateway Awards instituted by Anna University, Chennai. For more on the award click, here
Best Film award at the 24 FPS Animation Awards
Feel the punch won the Best 3D Animated Short Film Award in the Student Team (Open) Category at the 7th edition of MAAC's Annual 24 FPS Animation awards held at the SRPF Grounds, Goregaon, Mumbai. For more on the award click, here
Special Jury Award at IAD
Feel the punch received a Special Jury Award at the Awards of Excellence ceremony held during the 10th edition of Asifa's International Animation Day celebrations. For more on the award click, here
Top honour for Feel The Punch at SDFFH
Special Jury Award in the Animation Films category at the Short and Documentary Film Festival of Hyderabad (SDFFH). For more on the award click, here
Feel The Punch wins the prestigious TASI Viewer's Choice Award
Feel the punch, a 3D Animation short film crafted by students of Dilsukhnagar Arena bagged the coveted TVCA Award in the "Student Films Category" beating 10 Indian films and 5 foreign films to the top honour at India's biggest International Animation festival - Anifest India. For more on the award click, here