Visual effects artist from Pakistan wins third Oscar

KARACHI: Richard Parker swims in the Life of Pi ocean. Afterwards, the 10 million hair on the Bengal tiger’s body are wiped down, his fur gradually morphing from dripping wet to dry.

In Frozen, we watch the little girl Elsa create snowfall and her enchanting ice world emerge. The line between fantasy and reality blurs, so real are . . . → Read More: Visual effects artist from Pakistan wins third Oscar

Watercolor paintings exhibition opens in Islamabad

Crafting intricate details in a medium as elusive as watercolours is no easy feat. However, a mastery of the art can be detected in the paintings of V. Ananda Ma and Athar Jamal, on display at the Nomad Gallery starting Tuesday. Titled “Washing of the Water – People Place Time of Pakistan 2014”, the . . . → Read More: Watercolor paintings exhibition opens in Islamabad

A story of hope

After the longest strike in the history of Bahauddin Zakariya University (BZU), the students of the Multan College of Arts were forced back into the classrooms on Monday, March 16, 2011. They had stood united for 21 days while facing harassment and threats of expulsion by the administration, and threats of physical violence from politically-backed student . . . → Read More: A story of hope

Gamers and ‘geeks’ meet at first ever animation conference

The country’s first-ever gaming and animation conference was held on Thursday at the Indus Valley School of Art and Architecture with the organisers miraculously managing to persuade the giants of the Pakistani industry to attend.

Pioneers such as Trango, TinTash, Mindstorm studios, Sharpimage and Folio3 showed up to assure the pleasantly surprised students that there . . . → Read More: Gamers and ‘geeks’ meet at first ever animation conference