FICCI FRAMES/ BAF Awards 2011
Established in 1927, FICCI is the largest and oldest apex business organisation in India. Its history is closely interwoven with India's struggle for independence and its subsequent emergence as one of the most rapidly growing economies globally. FICCI plays a leading role in policy debates that are at the forefront of social, economic and political change.
Through its 400 professionals, FICCI is active in 38 sectors of the economy. FICCI's stand on policy issues is sought out by think tanks, governments and academia. Its publications are widely read for their in-depth research and policy prescriptions. FICCI has joint business councils with 79 countries around the world.
A non-government, not-for-profit organisation, FICCI is the voice of India's business and industry. It works closely with the government on policy issues, enhancing efficiency, competitiveness and expanding business opportunities for industry through a range of specialised services and global linkages. Partnerships with countries across the world carry forward our initiatives in inclusive development, which encompass health, education, livelihood, governance, skill development, etc.
For more details about FICCI please visit www.ficci.com
FICCI Entertainment Division works extensively with the entertainment industry, interfaces with the government, publishes studiesand explores the variouscommercial nuances of this vibrant sector.
Under the chairmanship of Mr Yash Chopra, Chairman, YRF, and co-chairmanship of Mr Karan Johar, CEO, Dharma Productions, works closely with the Ministry for Information and Broadcasting to bring about policy changes.
Best Animated FRAMES Awards 2010 (BAF)About BAF
The first ever Animation Awards in India - the FICCI Best Animated Frames [BAF] Awards was instituted in 2004 by the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry [FICCI] to recognize excellence in the field of Animation. Through the years, FICCI BAF Awards has grown steadily to encompass award categories not only in Animation but also in the VFX and Gaming fields. Its reach goes beyond the borders of the country and the contest invariably attracts a large number of entries from outside India. In fact, for the last BAF Awards held in February 2009, FICCI received 580 entries from across 21 countries.
The BAF Awards also honour legendary personalities for their outstanding contribution to the Industry. Past recipients of these awards were stalwarts like Ram Mohan, Chairman, Graphiti, popularly known as "Father of Indian Animation", Joan Vogelesang, CEO & President Toon Boom Animation, Tapaas Chakravarti, Chairman and CEO, DQ Entertainment and Margaret Dean, Animation Producer, U.S.A among others/