- CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
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If you are an artist and looking forward to pursue your art in career then you have several options today than ever. Similarly, If you have a sense of editing, storytelling, etc then you can combine these skills and become an animator.
Animation is making of movies, games or cartoons by moving the drawings or models of animals or people with the help of computers or other electronic means. Time and space play a critical role in animation. Creating an idea, developing it into a story script and giving technical assistance to it, are the procedures in making an animation.
- As an animator you will create different sets of images and put them in a sequence to create a video animation.
- You will achieve your goal using computer-generated imagery technique with different software.
- Storytelling, editing, designing are important skill sets required to leave an impact in the movie clips for the viewers.
- So if you got it – You nail it!
- Animation Trainer/ Professor
- Image Editor
- Intern Animator in 3D, 2D Animation/ Character Animation.
- Graphic Designer
- Flash Animator
- Stop Motion Animator
- Video Game Designer
- Film & Video Editor
- Storyboard Analyst
- Mathematical Modeler
- Composing Artist
- Multimedia Artist
- National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad
- Industrial Design Centre, IIT Bombay
- Indian Institute of Digital Art & Animation (IIDAA), Kolkata
- Birla Institute of Technology Mesra, Noida
- Fergusson College, Pune
- MIT Institute of Design, Pune
- Pearl Academy, New Delhi
- Chandigarh University, Gharuan
- Amity University, Noida
- University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun
- Bhagwant University, Rajasthan
- Art, Science & Commerce College Mysore, Karnataka
- Jagran Lakecity University, Bhopal
- Manipal Institute of Communication Udupi, Karnataka
- Arena Dombivali, Maharashtra
National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad
Eligibility: Age-Upper age limit for candidates is 20 years of age (relaxable by three years for reserved category)
Selection Process: DAT (Design Aptitude Test) + Studio Test + Interview (Only for M.Des)
- There will be ONE question paper of 3 hours duration.
- The question paper will be in English.
- The question paper will carry a total of 100 marks.
- The question paper will consist of both objective and subjective type questions.
Studio Tests (Stage 2) for candidates of B.Des.
- The studio test may consist of different sections in different formats such as hands on practical assignments, etc.
- The Studio Tests will carry a total of 100 marks.
- The Test will be conducted in English.
Industrial Design Centre (IDC) ,IIT Bombay
- Course:des + M.des (5 Year)
- Eligibility: 10+2 with 60% marks and English as a Subject.
- Number of attempts: A candidate can attempt UCEED for a maximum of two times and that too in consecutive years. Note that UCEED score is valid for one year, and only for admissions in the corresponding academic year.
- Selection Process: UCEED
Note: IDC School of Design previously known as Industrial Design Centre (IDC) at IIT Bombay has a well-established Master of Design degree (M. Des) programme in Industrial Design, Communication Design, Animation Design, Interaction Design & Mobility and Vehicle Design as well as a Ph. D programme in Design.
Birla Institute of Technology, Noida
- Eligibility: 10+2 in any stream
- Course:Sc. Animation
- Duration: 3 Years
- Admission Mode: 10+2 Marks+ Creativity Aptitude Test & Interview
Maya Academy of Advance Cinametics (MAAC)
- Eligibility: 10+2 + Basic knowledge of Computers.
- Selection criteria: Aptitude test & Personal interview
Fergusson College, Pune
- Eligibility: 12th grade pass students (H.S.C.) of any stream
- Admission Criteria: Admissions will be purely on merit basis.
MIT Institute of Design, Pune
- Course:Des Animation Film Design
- Eligibility: 10+2 from any stream. (HSC, CBSE, ICSE, IB)
- Admission Mode: DAT (Design Aptitude Test)
Pearl Academy, New Delhi
- Course: Animation & VFX
- Eligibility: Candidates should have passed Class XII from any recognized board.
- Admission Mode: Pearl Aptitude Test
Amity University, Noida
- Course: BFA (Animation)
- Eligibility: 10+2 (min 50%)
- Selection Process: English Language Test + Creative Test
University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun
- Course:Des. Animation and VFX
- Exam Pathway: Minimum 50% marks at Higher & Senior Secondary level (10th& 12th) (Any Stream)
- Non-Exam Pathway: Board Merit: - Minimum 60% marks in class X and XII (Any Stream)
- JEE MAIN/UCEED: Minimum 50% marks in class X and XII with valid JEE MAIN/UCEED scores.
- Selection Process: UPES Design Aptitude Test (UPES-DAT)
Some Global Institutes
- Nanyung Technological Univeristy, Singapore
- Sheridan Institute, Canada
- California Institute of Art, USA
- School of Visual Arts, USA
- Rhode Island School of Design, USA
- Royal College of Art, UK
- ENSAD, France
- Camera Obscura School of Art, Isreal
- Artistic bent of mind
- Passion and imaginative skills.
- Art of sketching or drawing
- Patience, discipline and dedication to work
- Sound understanding of anatomy of humans, animals or birds and body movements and lighting effects.
- Good communication skill
- Good sense of colour, proportion, size, design, visualizations, knowledge of background art and layout.
- Expertise in computer design software
Ram Mohan, known as the father of Indian animation:
Animator Ram Mohan, known as the father of Indian animation, died at the age of 88. He is known for creating animation sequences for several feature films and worked across the government and private sectors. He was honoured with the Padma Shri in 2014.
Mohan had started his career at the cartoon films unit at the government’s films division in 1956. In 1968, Ram Mohan left the films division and began to work with Prasad Productions as head of its animation division. In 1972, he established his own production company, Ram Mohan Biographic. The production company worked on the animated feature Ramayana: The Legend of Prince Rama, which was released in 1992. It also created animated commercials. He created an animated song for BR Chopra’s Pati Patni Aur Woh, the title sequence for Satyajit Ray’s Shatranj Ke Khilari, and a sequence for Mrinal Sen’s Hindi film, Bhuvan Shome. Mohan was the chairperson and chief creative officer at Graffiti Multimedia, a Mumbai-based animation company launched in 1995. He also launched the Graffiti School of Animation in 2006.
The Indian animation industry condoled Mohan’s death.
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