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Dr. MGR University's Viscom and Animation Department to Host the ICON Summit and Lifetime Achievement Awards Ceremony

Tuesday, November 21, 2023 • Tamil Comments
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Vibrant, exciting news reverberates across the cultural horizons of Chennai as a remarkable event rolls out at ACS Medical College, Velappan Chavadi, on November 21, 2023. The iconic masterpiece of Dr. MGR University's Viscom and Animation Department is preparing to unfurl ICON, the International Summit on Animation, Film, and VFX, guaranteeing an absorbing experience in the world of animation, film, and visual effects.

The ICON Summit is scheduled from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., and this anticipated grand meet marks the creative mastermind and advancement of animation as well as the film industry at large. This event seeks to explore the multi-faceted discussions brought forth by the people of this industry, their experts, budding talents, and enthusiasts passionate about the creative arts.

Some of the focal highlights of this esteemed occasion are the presentation of the Lifetime Achievement Award to two luminary personalities: film director-cum-producer Mr. S.P. Muthuraman and director-cum-producer-cum-actor Mr. S. A. Chandrasekhar. Their commendable contributions to the world of cinema have left an indelible imprint and have shaped the course of the cine industry in India.

Mr. S.P. Muthuraman is well known for his directorial ventures that became landmarks in Tamil cinema. The list of successes in close to three decades had left a lasting impression in the minds of film appreciators.

Similarly, Mr. S. A. Chandrasekhar, a multifaceted personality known for his directorial stints and acting skills, has carved his niche with farsighted vision in direction and adaptability in acting. His works, off-screen as well as on-screen, have won accolades from all quarters.

And the awards ceremony is expected to be a testament to their illustrious careers, acknowledging their relentless dedication and enormous impact on the cinematic landscape.

Although the ICON Summit offers not only a platform to share knowledge but also celebrates the achievements of these eminent personalities, Dr. MGR University's commitment to encourage excellence in visual communication and animation education is fairly explicit in such prestigious events, thereby adding value to the cultural fabric of Chennai and across the region.

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