MAAC | Aboutus


CHENNAI ANIMATION is promoted by Aparr Innoventures . a company promoted by women entrepreneur . Ritu Arya an MBA and media enthusiast. We success fully manage MAAC ( Maya academy of advanced cinematics ) at MAAC Anna Nagar & MAAC T NAGAR Chennai over last 15 years.


MAAC is an established brand of Aptech ltd specializing in providing skills in AR , VR , 3D Animation, VFX and Gaming Technology. We have been successfully providing the vocational courses over last 30 years.

Our unique industry oriented curriculum has been back bone of our philosophy. We are the first one to sense the industry requirement and make our curriculum accordingly . Several well known personalities across the world from the industry are on our advisory panel. All top media companies in the world recognize MAAC and prefer students from MAAC at their Job Placements at higher salaries.


Security of the students and Accessibility of the centres is of utmost importance to us. Both centers MAAC Anna Nagar & MAAC T NAGAR are at most prime location of the market , very well lit , good surrounding area , easily approachable and very well connected in Chennai including METRO. Our centres at near metro stations. Our Future expansion plan will have same philosophy.


Our centres are very spacious , beautiful asthetics , air conditioned , Large Labs equipped with latest Hardware and Software . Anna Nagar Centre has been awarded as Best VFX institute in Chennai by Times. Every Student is given individual password and access to server where they can store their works. We encourage students bringing their own LAPTOPS.


All our Faculties are well trained as per international standards and are evaluated from time to time by competent Authorities. Each student is given a free space and motivated to create his imagination. Also they are guided and monitored by the faculties at every step.


We believe in overall development of our students hence theory training , Lab training is just a part MAAC conducts many events such as 24 FPS , 100 HRS WEEK , NSM ( National Student Meet) where students get a chance to and learn work as a team. Every month there is interaction and special sessions with industry experts where students can learn and ask question. We conduct studio visits where students experience the working environment of actual studios.

In the institute we have Indoor games such as Carrom , Chess is available for free times. Students also have gaming competitions among them. We feel proud when our past and current student talk about us


From time to time we organise parent teacher meet where we showcase the student’s work and progress. All the above plus many more activities make us unique as an institute which no one can match.


We promote our students works such as short films , photograph , creativity ,on social subjects and show case in our social platforms.

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Highlights of MAAC

The 24 PFS International Animation Awards is a celebration of excellence and recognizes the best animation and new-media talent. Initiated in 2003, it creates a platform for students and professionals, to go through a complete production cycle and showcase their capabilities as individuals and team players, making it the premier animation festival not only in India but across the world. 24 FPS International Animation Awards not only awards but also educates and motivates students to come up with award-winning creations through interesting workshops, seminars and industry interactions.
The National Students' Meet and the National Students' Meet Express are annual forums for students from MAAC centers across the country to converge and interact with industry professionals, have panel discussions, participate in creative workshops and visit top studios to know what it feels like in an professional environment. MAAC's NSM has become Asia's most unique students' tour for experiential learning which covers just about everything from technology awareness and eye-opening workshops on aesthetics to digital film workflow and conceptualization. This interaction draws them closer to the global community of animation and new-media professionals.
MAAC is the first and the only animation school in the country that owns and runs its own animation studio. This gives our students a chance to lay their hands on live projects for clients even while they are still studying, offering them first-hand exposure to a professional working atmosphere and a unique opportunity to hone their skills in the real world. Having already finished three full-length feature films - CricX and The World Champions for television; and Superheroes, a movie meant for a full-fledged theatrical release, MCS aims to trigger a pool of original content ideas indigenously developed in association with the industry.
Legends of MAAC is all about sharing success stories chosen from over 30,000 alumni of MAAC, inspiring students and bringing them together on a single platform. Through interactive seminars conducted by their own senior ex-students of MAAC, students get inspiration from people who have been in the exact same system, and have gone on to become the legends that they are now.
A unique initiative of MAAC Annanagar, Parimaan aims at bringing together animation students, professionals and aspirants alike and provide them a platform to listen and interact with stalwarts of the industry who have changed the face of animation, visual effects and film making. Parimaan also serves as a stage to recognize young and budding talent in the industry and award them with the "Young Achiever Award".
Another unique initiative of MAAC Annanagar, Script 2 Screen is our celebration of womanhood by bringing to the limelight the woman film makers and technicians and showcasing their work to the world.