Animation is an exciting medium
Consisting of images and objects
Embedded to appear as moving pictures.
As per traditional animation, images are
Drawn or painted manually on transparent
Celluloid sheets to be photographed and
Displayed on film. The fundamentals of visual
Communication, Iconography, Image
Processing tools, Computer painting,
Storyboarding techniques, creating artwork are all included in the animation
Bachelor’s Degree courses
10th passed or equivalent for Certificate Courses.
10+2 or equivalent examination for Diploma & Degree course
National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad,Gujarat.
National Institute of Film and Fine Arts, Kolkata,West Bengal.
St. Xavier's College, Kolkata, West Bengal.
M G R Government Film and Television Training
Institute, Chennai, Tamil Nadu.
Note: Animation Courses are also being offered by private institutions. Therefore, aspirants are
Advised to ensure the recognition and approved courses being offered by the Private
Institutes/Colleges in this field prior to admission.
SKILLS REQUIRED FOR VISUAL ART AND COMMUNICATIONS ANIMATION
Multimedia artists and animators should also possess the following specific qualities:
Artistic talent. Animators and artists should have artistic ability and a good understanding of color, texture, and light. However, they may be able to compensate for artistic shortcomings with better technical skills.
Communication skills. Multimedia artists and animators need to work as part of a complex team and respond well to criticism and feedback.
Computer skills. Many multimedia artists and animators use computer programs or write programming code to do most of their work. Those with artistic talent, however, may be able to find work that does not require strong computer skills.
Creativity. Artists and animators must be able to think creatively to develop original ideas and make them come to life.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES FOR VISUAL ART AND COMMUNICATIONS ANIMATION
Multimedia artists and animators typically do the following:
Use computer programs and illustrations to create graphics and animation (images that appear to move)
Work with a team of animators and artists to create a movie, game, or visual effect
Research upcoming projects to help create realistic designs or animation
Edit animation and effects on the basis of feedback from directors, other animators, game designers, or clients
Meet with clients, other animators, games designers, directors, and other staff (which may include actors) to review deadlines and development timelines