Animation - Course Overview

Duration: 2.0 yrs | Mode: Regular| Avg. Fees: 40,000 / Year

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About Animation

A course in Animation provides aspirants with the skills required for multimedia and animation. It is a great career choice for candidates who have a keen interest in the animated world and how does it work. Most of the television series and animated movies these days require VFX. 

The main aim and focus of the Animation courses is to provide students with new skills in communication that are necessary for animation along with knowledge about new and traditional media. The curriculum of the courses is designed to provide students with training in computer animation, application of flash and photoshop etc. 

Animation Eligiblity Criteria

  • Minimum Qualification Required: 10+2 or equivalent examination
  • Minimum Marks Required: 50%

Animation Admission Process:

  • Admission to the Animation courses is on the basis of class 12th marks.
  • Few colleges also have their own merit/cut off list for the admission process.

Animation Syllabus

Popular Subjects:

Elements of Information Technology Basics of Animation Foundation of Art
Programming Language 3D Animation Mass Communication
Computer-based 2D Animation Colour Theory Composing & Editing
Production Process Multimedia Layout & Perspective
Sketching & Landscaping Script Writing Gaming Technology
Content Development Direction Digital Editing & Motion Graphics VFX

Popular Specializations of Animation

Career Options and Job Prospects

After pursuing a course in animation, there are various multimedia and animation companies where one can apply for jobs. Some of the popular job roles for graduates with animation degree are:

  • Web Designers
  • Animator
  • Game Designer
  • Flash Animator
  • Video Game Designer
  • Art Director
  • Film & Video Editor
  • VFX Supervisor
  • Storyboard Artist
  • Comic Book Artist

The average starting salary of an animator is Rs. 3 lakh to Rs. 4 lakh annually. The job of an animator is full of excitement and creativity as they produce images that appear to come to life on screen. Animators work can be found in computer games, websites, feature films, commercials, and others. The major employers in the respective field are:

  • Dreamworks
  • Tata Elxsi Studio
  • Xentrix Studio
  • Technicolor