Orbit Live

Orbit Live is an annual animation industry event organised by Arena Animation. In 2017, the festival took place over 4 days, from Thursday, 2nd February to Sunday, 5th February, 2017, at a 5-star hotel in Mumbai, India.

Specially conceived for the VFX, animation, design & graphics industry, Orbit Live offers amazing opportunities for students to meet & work closely with the gurus of animation from around the world. Student delegates get a chance to network & learn from the best of talent from Hollywood & Bollywood, while working on live projects for top companies.

But it's not all work and no play! At the end of a hard day at Orbit, students and industry professionals get to unwind at carnivals, dinner soirees, participate in dance & talent contests, and so much more.

In a nutshell, this is one awesome, power-packed event that anyone with dreams of making it big in a creative field, must attend.

Orbit Live (2017): Highlights

International speakers: Experts from the animation & film industry, from all over the world - including USA, UK, Spain, Poland & Italy - conduct master classes on animation, VFX & filmmaking.

Star Lounge: Winners of Arena's Creative Minds along with the top performers of Orbit Live workshops get an exclusive opportunity to be a part of the Star Lounge, where they showcase their portfolio to foreign dignitaries, and receive feedback & quick tips to make a successful career in the animation industry.

Breakfast shorts: The best animation short films from the world's biggest animation festivals are showcased each morning during the four-day event.

International Experts: Orbit Live 2017 comprise experts from the global animation industry

Orbit Live: What it's really like:

Over the years, Orbit Live has emerged as an interactive platform for students where they get to work closely with icons from the fields of animation, VFX, gaming, graphics & web designing. Students enjoy an exclusive opportunity to attend discussions & workshops conducted by top animation studios and work on live projects under their guidance.

Delegates & industry professionals stay at a 5-star hotel where they attend workshops, master classes, seminars & tech sessions-all under one roof. At the end of the four-day event, the best work done by both, industry as well as students, is recognized & awarded.

Each year, more than 500 students & professionals get together at Orbit Live to not just connect, but also to enjoy, work closely & learn.