Animators Swarup and Anuj Win Rs 3 Lac in Infibeam Advent Contest

Ahmedabad, Gujarat India (PressExposure) December 07, 2011 -- Infibeam today announced the results of the 'Advent Contest', its advertisement making contest launched in November 2011. Animators Swarup Deb and Anuj Kumar won the first prize of Rs. 3 Lacs and a chance to go on National TV with their advertisements.

The Advent Contest attracted hundreds of submissions from different parts of the country. Speaking on this occasion, Manu Midha, VP, Strategy said, "We received an overwhelming response to the contest both from students and professionals. We were really impressed by the quality of advertisements that came in. Choosing one of them was indeed a tough call. Finally we went with the most innovative of all entries."

He added, "Swarup and team have done a really good job with the Ganesha advertisement. It will indeed be hard for anyone to say that this is one of the contest entries. We look forward to having many more contests in future. This is one way of getting closer to our customers."

Delighted to have been chosen as the winners, Swaroop Deb, said, "We are overwhelmed on getting selected as the winners. We have been working on similar ideas for a while and Infibeam Advent Contest came at the right time for us to showcase our skills. We tried to keep the animation contemporary while taking characters from Hindu mythology. We feel that many people would relate to such an advertisement. It really feels great that the work we have done would be viewed by people across the country."

Infibeam is going to air the advertisement soon on TV Channels. The advertisement can be viewed here:


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Press Release Submitted On: December 07, 2011 at 12:41 am
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