Swiss Animation Experts at Chitrakatha’17

Faculty members of animation programs in Swiss universities participate in the International Student Animation Festival at the National Institute of Design (NID), Ahmedabad.

Event Details


National Institute of Design
Opposite Tagore Hall, Paldi, Ahmedabad, Gujarat 380007 India


October 22, 2017 4:30 am - October 28, 2017 3:30 pm


Free registration

swissnex India is proud to be a partner of the 6th edition of Chitrakatha – International Student Animation Festival. The animation festival, hosted by National Institute of Design (NID) is the largest animation festival organised in India. Chitrakatha, is a platform to build awareness amongst students, academia, stakeholders and policymakers about the power of design education.

While the theme of the 6th Edition is Africa-Asia, many animation aficionados from around the world, including Switzerland, will participate in the festival. The Swiss delegation will comprise of –


Dr. Gabriela Christen is the chief guest of Chitrakatha'17.
Dr. Gabriela Christen
Juergen Haas will present the HSLU Cartoon Network Project at the animation festival.
Juergen Haas
Head of of Animation / Lucern School of Art & Design
Francoise Chalet will give a talk on ‘Animation Beyond Aspect Ratio’ at the animation festival.
Francoise Chalet
Mr. Kühni will be hosting a fun workshop titled 'Between Gutters'.
Michael Kühni



The programme of the festival is now live! Click here.

Chitrakatha has opened its pre-registration for Non-NID participants to attend Chitrakatha’17. Maximum 200 odd registrations will be given on a first come first serve basis. Click here to register.