MUMBAI, March 24 /PRNewswire/ --

- Global Leader in Learning Solutions, Tata Interactive Systems, Receives Recognition for its Corporate Sustainability Film.

Tata Interactive Systems' (TIS) 3D animation film titled 'Special Deeds for Special Needs' ( was judged the best film in the Animation and Puppetry category at the NCERT children's festival of the All India Children's Educational Audio Video Festival (AICEAVF 2009). The award was presented at a ceremony on March 6th 2009 in New Delhi, India.

The animation had also won top-spot in the Best Animated Film on Social Welfare category at the FICCI Best Animated Frame Awards 2009 earlier this year. The film, conceptualized and created in-house by TIS, was first screened at their corporate sustainability event-The Tata Interactive Learning Disability Forum (TLDF) in 2008. The animation division at TIS created the 3D animation for this award winning film.

The AICEAVF is organized by the Central Institute of Educational Technology (CIET) to felicitate creative producers who contribute significantly to the process of broadening of horizons of children and teachers through audio and video programs.

According to Ms. Manisha Mohan, Head - Design and Animation, Special Deeds for Special Needs was the shortest film amongst the entries. We are delighted at the recognition received by our recently set up 3D animation studio.

Mr. J. C. Mistry, Head - Corporate Sustainability at TIS adds, We are very grateful to receive this award from an institution that lends itself to the development of educational foundations. It was also very heartening to learn that the film was screened in front of an audience of educational experts and teachers, and much appreciated by them. We are hopeful that this recognition would help to take our LD movement further.

(c) 2009 Tata Interactive Systems

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About Tata Interactive Systems (TIS)

Tata Interactive Systems (TIS), a global leader in learning solutions, is a part of the $70bn Tata Group. Truly international, TIS has a presence across the US, Canada, the UK, mainland Europe, Australia, New Zealand, the Middle East, and India. TIS offers corporations, universities, schools, publishers and government institutions a diversified and innovative bouquet of learning and training solutions including Simulation-based Learning Objects (SimBLs(R)), Story-based Learning Objects (StoBLs), courseware and curriculum design, special-needs education, CyberTest Assessment Engine, electronic performance support systems (EPSS), Learning Planet(TM) LCMS, ManTra(TM) LMS, virtual classrooms, mobile learning, Serious Games, and 3D animation along with other corporate training and consultancy services. Our multi-disciplinary expertise and 19 years' experience across domains help us design e-learning programs that are unique to clients' requirements and specifically crafted to boost knowledge retention and application.

TIS is the only e-learning organization in the world to be assessed at Level 5 in both the SEI-CMM and P-CMM frameworks. TIS' quest for excellence is reflected in numerous prestigious industry awards, including a Performance Centered Design Award, an ASTD Award, IT Training Awards, Brandon Hall Excellence in Learning Awards, APEX Awards of Excellence, BETT Awards, and Business World-NID Design Excellence awards.

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Further information from: Sonal Chhaya Tata Interactive Systems +91-22-6643-8000

Further information from: Sonal Chhaya, Tata Interactive Systems, +91-22-6643-8000,