PROFILE

About Toonclub

Founded in 2003, Toon Club is an award-winning pioneer organisation dedicated to teaching the Art of Animation to children and young adults.

Films created by students of Toon Club have won several International acclaim and awards. Toon Club has the honour to be awarded by ASIFA India for Contribution to Indian Animation, ABAI Make a Difference Award 2015 for Contribution in spreading social messages using Animation and ORBIT LIVE 2016 Award for Unique Contribution to the Animation Industry. For more awards, click here.

We use animation as a learning tool to aid understanding subjects like Science, Maths, Storytelling & Arts. The curriculum includes topics like Principles & History of Animation, Optical devices, Persistence of Vision, Mixed-media techniques, Experimental Animation etc., thus encouraging self-expression and creative storytelling among children.

Mission & Vision Statement

To excel in Animation Education by developing a world class curriculum, empowering children in storytelling, film-making and self expression, while building awareness on socially relevant issues.

Parent Company

Toon Club is a division of Climb Media Pvt. Ltd., (estd. in 1971) founded by Indian Animation Pioneer, BHIMSAIN creator of the indelible ‘Ek Anek Ekta’.

Climb Media is the creator of India’s first 3D Animation – Live action feature film Toonpur Ka Superhero (starring Ajay Devgn & Kajol), award-winning animation series Adventures of Chhota Birbal (premiered on Cartoon Network in 2002) and National Award Winning short film Komal based on Child Sexual Abuse.

Climb Media has recieved an unprecedented 22 President’s National Awards for varied cinematic works and has been involved in making award-winning short films on various causes with UNICEF, Childline, Save The Children, National Film Board of Canada and others.

Our Team

Tehzeeb Khurana

Founder & curriculum designer at Toon Club, Tehzeeb is a celebrated Animation Director with over 20 years of experience. Equipped with a commercial art background and a cartooning course by Mario Miranda, she has pioneered the way animation is taught to children in India.

Films created by children at Toon Club, under her creative supervision have received 23 International acclaim & awards. Her pioneering efforts have culminated in appending animation as part of school curriculum across select premier schools in Mumbai. Besides she has also conducted workshops for leading NGOs, museums & corporates.

Kireet Khurana

High-Honours graduate from Sheridan College, Canada, Kireet has won 6 President’s National Awards, 11 Int’l Awards besides & 30 assorted awards for his cinematic works besides having directed 500+ ad films for leading brands and agencies.

He served as Jury for National Film Fest., MIFF, Sony-Animax etc. & has spoken on major forums like Dartmouth Univ. (Vermont, USA), NASSCOM, FMX06 (Germany), Forum De L’Images, Annecy (France) etc. Director of acclaimed feature film ‘T for Taj Mahal’ (5 International awards), he is also the Conceptualiser & Director for the successful live-animation combo feature film “Toonpur Ka Superrhero”, starring Ajay Devgn and Kajol.

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