With an aim to help a minimum of 20,000 students acquire jobs in the media and entertainment space, the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, in collaboration with the Media and Entertainment Skill Council (MESC), has organised the Great Indian Media Job Festival, the country’s first and largest media job festival. The fest, which began on 27 January, will conclude tomorrow, that is, 1 February.
Over a 100 recruiters/employers have actively participated in the fest, which has been hiring students in 78 centres of Arena Animation and Maya Academy of Advanced Cinematics (MAAC) centres across Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Bengaluru, Chennai, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Kochi, Indore, Pune and Baroda.
The employers are mainly looking for talent in the graphic design, 3D modelling, VFX, web designing, motion graphics, rotoscopy, and animation space. The companies include Amazon, Digitoonz Media, Technicolor, MPC Films, Byjus, and Wackytoon.
The media and entertainment sector has immense potential and the job fest has only helped the industry meet with skilled professionals with adequate talent, who can fulfil its needs. The fest is yet another step taken as part of the Skill India Mission, which aims to enhance the competency of the country’s talent pool. The objective is to make the talent future ready, not only for the domestic market but also for the global market.