About ANIMATE 2024

ANIMATE 2024 is an online Synfig Studio 2D Animation Hackathon organized by FOSSEE, IIT Bombay. The FOSSEE project is part of the National Mission on Education through Information and Communication Technology (ICT), Ministry of Education (MoE), Government of India. India is known for its creativity and resourcefulness, with innovation happening everywhere, from busy cities to quiet villages. With ANIMATE 2024, themed as Celebrating India's Innovation, we want to highlight and celebrate India's innovative spirit. So get started, avail this opportunity to upgrade your skills, and enhance your career. We welcome newbies and veterans - from school students to professionals and FLOSS enthusiasts - to take part in this Hackathon.

Eligibility to participate:

  • The hackathon is open to all.
  • Participants can join as individuals or in teams (maximum of 4 members).
  • High school/college students, faculty, and professionals (such as animators, designers, etc.) from any field who are interested in creating animations are welcome.
  • Knowledge of basic graphics, design, and animation is required.
  • The main objective of this event is to promote learning of Synfig Studio. If you are self-motivated and want to participate, you can self-learn Synfig Studio using Spoken tutorials. These tutorials are available in English, Hindi, Kannada, Marathi, Malayalam, Tamil, and Telugu.