Welcome To Maac
MAAC is the media & entertainment education brand of Aptech. Through its wide network of centres, MAAC has prepared thousands of students for careers in 3D animation, VFX, filmmaking, gaming, web, graphics design, and media & entertainment. The Academy provides quality education through career-oriented courses, leading to top-notch job placements.
MAAC has a dedicated Research & Development team consisting of industry professionals. This team is responsible for planning the detailed curriculum for each course.
The Academy conducts faculty training programs to ensure high standards of teaching in the classroom. All MAAC teachers are trained by Animation industry professionals who help sharpen their creative & technical skills.
MAAC lays strong emphasis on using the best infrastructure to train students. The Academy uses high-end computers, Wacom tablets & other equipment in the classroom. The infrastructure is similar to that used in the global Animation & VFX industry. This helps create an 'on-the-job' environment in the class. As a result, MAAC students often win many Awards for the films they create.
Graphic design & multimedia
MAAC now certified by IVAC
MAAC is now certified by the International VFX & Animation Council (IVAC). IVAC is the industry association of VFX & animation professionals.
Founding members of IVAC are:
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Vikas Sivaraman, ace cinematographer, has more than 20 years of experience in Bollywood & advertising industry. A graduate from the Film & Television Institute of India (FTII), Sivaraman has worked extensively in advertising & the film industry in India and abroad. He has worked on various big banner projects such as Sarfarosh, Houseful & Dhoom 2. He is currently working on some of the most awaited Bollywood projects.
A commerce graduate, Viral Thakkar's interest in the creative world brought him to the animation and VFX industry. During an expansive and creative career, Thakkar has been the CG head with UTV and is currently the creative director & VFX head of Pixion Studio.
Some of his prominent works include: Peepli (Live), The King's Speech, 7 Khoon Maaf, Don 2, Bhaag Milkha Bhaag, and Krrish 3.
Vaibhav More, an art graduate from the Sir J.J. School of Arts, has over 14 years of experience in the field of animation and graphics. He started Vaibhav More Films in 2009. During his illustrious career in the field of media, More specialized in animation and graphics. He has been associated with MTV India for more than six years. He has also been a guest speaker at several animation events.
More's client list includes brands like Nickelodeon, Yash Raj Films, Vh1, Cartoon Network, Disney TV, Star Group, Zee TV, UTV, and many more.
Faraz Ansari started his career at the age of 15, directing and choreographing Broadway-styled musicals for schools across India & the US. Ansari directed chat shows for MTV (Times Square - New York) that featured Madonna, Britney Spears, Hillary Duff & other celebrities. He has worked with Deepa Bhatia on her documentary 'Nero's Guests', winning many international awards along the way.
Ansari was the production designer, executive producer & associate director of 'Stanley Ka Dabba'. His last project was Karan Johar's 'Gippi' as the associate director & casting director for the film.
Ansari has been invited by the United Nations and many American universities as a guest & on-campus lecturer for cinema-related studies. He is now in the process of finishing the screenplay for his directorial debut film.
Study with MAAC
MAAC courses equip students with specialized skills relevant to the Animation, VFX & Filmmaking industry, in India & around the world. Check out the complete range of MAAC courses.
MAAC has a dedicated Research & Development team consisting of industry professionals. This team is responsible for planning the detailed curriculum for each course.Get Query >>
Career Development is an ongoing process at MAAC. The Academy ensures that all students are prepared to face the competitive industry. Career Development Trainings (CDT), guidance lectures, workshops & a number of events are conducted to encourage students to develop their job skills.Get Query >>
MAAC provides placement assistance to students on successful completion of their course.
The Academy also provides recruitment assistance to studios & companies who wish to hire trained & talented professionals for various job roles. Students are shortlisted based on the organization's requirement. See the list of companies that have recruited from MAAC.Get Query >>