Toonz Animation India has announced that Tiersa Christine has joined the company as studio manager. Previously, Christine served as manager of operations for Disney I.d.e.a.s. where she was responsible for day-to-day operations for the full service post-production facility based in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. President and CEO Bill Dennis said, "I've known Tiersa pre-dating my days at Disney and Ive kept an eye on her progress. I feel shell bring a tremendous wealth of experience to the studio in India and I know that this is a good match for both studio and her. I look forward to a long relationship with Ms. Christine and I know everyone at the studio is excited at having her join on June 1, 2001." Opened in the fall of 1999, Toonz Animation India Pvt. Ltd. is the most advanced studio to open in India and hosts the 3rd Annual Week With The Masters.
In "My Week In India As A Master of Animation," David Fine tries to convince us that being a 'master of animation' for a week in tropical India isn't all fun and games. We remain unconvinced. Includes a photo gallery of people, elephants and more.