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Create the Grandest Vision for your Life, Become what you Believe with Us

Maya Academy of Advanced Cinematics (MAAC) is the media & entertainment education brand of Aptech Ltd., a global learning solutions provider that commenced its education and training business in 1986. MAAC operates through a network of centres worldwide, and has prepared lakhs of students for jobs in the media & entertainment industry. The Academy provides quality education in animation, visual effects, gaming, filmmaking, multimedia, web design, graphic design, and more through job-oriented courses.

Our Vision

To have a Purposeful learning where Creativity blossoms, Thinking emanates, Knowledge is fully lit and Economy flourishes.

Our Mission

To Motivate and Inspire the students to use the most Creative mind and a Disciplined eye in order to create something that has never been discovered.

Mr. Ajay Thakkar - Director at MAAC Wanowrie

Mr. Ajay Thakkar, An Educational professional with about three decades of expertise in the Education realm as a Trainer, Resource Person, Lecturer and a Motivational Speaker. He possesses an intensive familiarity in various Educational Portfolios including the various Competitive Exams. He holds an excellent competency to interact with people at all levels of the organization. He has been associated with many Educational Institutes. Has served as a West Zone Head, Maharashtra for Nayak’s Tutorials. Now designated as one of the Business heads at Thakkar’s Tutorials, a renowned Coaching Academy in Pune, he also chiefly executes the proceedings at MAAC under Thakkar’s Creative Solutions. He enigmatically bears the responsibility for the overall working of the Company and is instrumental in making strategic decisions for the Company. Has successfully commanded many Promotional events and Educational and Motivational Seminars. He very well understands the Global Competitive Environment and places equal emphasis on ‘Creativity and Out of the Box thinking’ that allows today’s Youth to experiment and practice enhancing their skill sets. With Strong Interpersonal and Relationship building abilities, Excellent Negotiation and Persuasive skills, he commands this field effortlessly. Being a Self Starter, he knows the significance of working hard with a Smart Attitude and imposes the same diligently to motivate the team in order to achieve the Set Goals.

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Teaching Faculties

MAAC – Your Preferred Choice

Join one of the leading Media & Entertainment education brands!

Job Oriented Courses

MAAC courses are designed to make the students job ready with the right skills required in the industry.

Certified Faculty Members

Experienced & certified faculty members enhance the learning experience of the students.

AR Enabled Books

Students get enhanced & interactive learning, enabling them to view course content in an interesting 3D visual medium.

100% Placement Assistance

A specialized placement cell that grooms & assists students in getting their career started in the industry.


A unique portal that lets MAAC students learn & access their course materials 24x7.

Specialized & Advanced Courses

All courses are specifically curated with the latest industry trends, covering the advanced modules for specializing in the required genre.

M&E Industry Integration

Industry exposure is given throughout the course duration via masterclasses & interactive sessions from the experts of the industry.

Top Studios where MAAC Students have been Placed

  • MPC
  • Prime Focus
  • Amazon
  • Red Chillies Entertainment
  • Accenture
  • DQ Entertainment Pvt. Ltd.
  • Green Gold Animation
  • Maya Digital Studios
  • Double Negative
  • Prana Studios
  • Trace VFX
  • Technicolor
  • Lakshya Digital
  • Xentrix Studios
  • Genre 8
  • Prismart Productions
  • Sparrow Interactive
  • Vistaprint
  • Crazy Cub Animation
  • NY VFXwaala
  • Rockstar Games-Technicolor
  • Vertex Volt

Alumni Speak

Let’s look at what our Alumni have to say. Click on the image to view the complete video.



“I got in MAAC. Best Decision Ever and that’s where my story began.”



“They (MAAC Faculty) never make you a slave artist, they try to make a good artist, a smart artist.”


FX Artist | DNEG

“I knew if I wanted to pursue 3D Animation, it had to be MAAC because no other institute offers such top-notch quality learning.



“I am a bird and success is my sky and MAAC helped me achieve my success, helped me soar in the sky of success.”



“When I was a student, my faculty (MAAC) taught me two things: If you want to survive in this field of work, then passion must accompany patience.

Our Faculties

Mr. Omkar

(Centre Head)
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Ms. Mayuri KhobeExpert in Graphic Designing, Web Designing, 2D Animation, A Highly enthusiastic teaching professional who is eager to provide all students with a solid education. She is skillfully trained in Graphic Designing, Web Designing and 2D Animation. She possesses an exceptional talent for bringing the classroom to life with real-world examples and innovative technology. She carries an ability to discover students’ varying learning styles, ensuring that each student’s unique academic needs are met. She is an Encouraging educator who offers plenty of positive reinforcement motivating the students to bring out the best in them.

  • Trainer cum Graphic Designer (Kohinoor Technical Institute)
  • Trainer cum Graphic Designer (INSD, Kothrud)
  • Trainer cum Graphic Designer (MAAC, Wanowrie)

Mr. Dinesh Botkule – Expert in Visual Effects (VFX), A Dedicated, resourceful and goal-driven professional educator with the talent to develop inspiring hands-on lessons that will capture a child’s imagination and breed success. He is successfully trained in Visual Film Effects (VFX). He is committed to creating a classroom atmosphere that is stimulating and encouraging to students to think creatively and freely.

  • Video Editor (Star Maharashtra News)
  • Trainer cum VFX artist (MAAC, Wanowrie)