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Animation

What is Animation?

Animation can be defined as the process or tool of bringing life to sketches and characters. Animation is a type of optical illusion. It involves the appearance of motion caused by displaying still images one after another. It is the rapid display of a sequence of images of 2-D or 3-D artwork or model positions in order to create an illusion of movement. Other common animation methods apply a stop motion technique to two and three-dimensional objects like paper cutouts, puppets or clay figures. It is an art form in which inanimate objects are brought into life by sequencing the drawn images. Visual effects (VFX) are created by combining real life images with animation using software. An animation designer utilizes the latest computer technology to create images and effects for television, movies, websites and video games.

When Can I Enroll for Animation?

COURSES

ELIGIBILITY

DURATION

ENTRANCE EXAM

Certificate/Diploma

SSC/HSC

6 mths to 1 Yr.

No Entrance Exam

B.Sc. (animation)/ B. Des/ GDPD

HSC any stream

3-4 Yrs.

Autonomous Exam

PG Diploma

Graduate any stream

2 Yrs.

M.Sc. in Animation

Graduate any stream

2 Yrs.

Master of Design

Bachelors Degree in Engineering, Architecture, Design/ Diploma in Interior Design, B.F.A, Masters in Arts ,Science & Computer Applications

2 Yrs.

CEED, NEED

What Personality Traits are Required for Animation?

  • Flair for Sketching/Drawing
  • Imagination
  • Aesthetic sense
  • Creative Ability to Develop Original Ideas
  • Sense of Humor

What Aptitude is Required for Animation?

  • High Abstract Reasoning
  • High Spatial Reasoning
  • High Closure Ability
  • High Psychomotor Ability
  • Creativity & Innovation

Job Prospects in Animation

  • Publishing Industry
  • Fashion Industry
  • Graphic Design Studios
  • Data Communication
  • Training & Education ( E-Learning)
  • Telecommunication Industry
  • Gaming Industry – Design – Computer, Mobile Play stations
  • Entertainment Industry
  • Visual Effect