If you are enthusiastic in watching Movies and interested in learning CGI graphics, then don’t think a career path other than Animation and Multimedia will be best for you. As the entertainment industries across the world in all sectors including Media, Game, Animation and Movie Making are growing substantially, we can say there are lots of opportunities are there for the candidates who did Animation and Multimedia Discipline.Those who are having knowledge in Animation will be considered as an advantage in the Media Field. A survey by the Animation Magazine in 2011 about the growth of Global Animation & VFX industry was 10% in 2011 and when it reaches 2015 its growth was recorded as 24%. It is also good news for Indian candidates that most of the Los Angeles based film production companies are outsourcing their works in the VFX companies based in India.
Those who are having knowledge in Animation will be considered as an advantage in the Media Field. A survey by the Animation Magazine in 2011 about the growth of Global Animation & VFX industry was 10% in 2011 and when it reaches 2015 its growth was recorded as 24%. It is also good news for Indian candidates that most of the Los Angeles based film production companies are outsourcing their works in the VFX companies based in India.
There are diverse of short duration and long duration animation courses are available. The animation curriculum includes subjects such as Scripting, Creative writing, sketching, Audio Editing, Video editing, and practical lessons on various animation tools such as-3DS Max, Maya and Adobe Premiere Pro.
Eligibility for Animation and Multimedia Course
The eligibility may depend on the type of course. For instance, if you are joining a certificate level 3 months long course, then the eligibility to join the program is pass in HSE. Instead, if you wish to study UG/ PG level animation course especially in the premium institutes like National Institute of Design, Ahmadabad, Industrial Design Centre (IDC), IIT Bombay, etc then there the admissions are based on the written test score and qualifying exam’s marks percentage.
There are numerous opportunities for the ones who did animation course. Candidates studied animation can work in the following Profiles-
- 2D Animator
- 3D Animator
- Computer Graphics
- Graphic Designer
- Sketching Artist
- Video Editor
- Visual Effects Supervisor
- Visual artists
- Web designers
- Multimedia designers
The salary for the candidates who did animation may primarily depend on the work achievements till the date. No matter whether the candidate is fresher or an experienced one, the companies will recruit only those who have strong portfolio to showcase. According to the survey of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the annual salary of the animator will be around $54,490. Meanwhile, the salary of animators having multiple skills like website designing, video editing, etc can expect a high salary than noted in the BLS survey. In India, a fresher graduate level 3D animator will get around salary ranging between Rs. 2.5 Lakh to Rs. 3 Lakh per annum.
List of Best Animation Institutes in India
When the popularity of the animation increases rapidly, numerous animation institutes mushroomed across various parts of India. Therefore it is not easy to filter the best animation institutes names from such a big list. However, on the basis of a survey, we were added few names of best animation institutes in India. If you have any knowledge other than this, do share that in the comment section shown below.
|Name of the College||Official Website|
|National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad||http://www.nid.edu/|
|Indian Institute of Digital Art & Animation (IIDAA), Kolkata||http://iidaaindia.com/|
|Birla Institute of Technology, Noida||https://www.bitmesra.ac.in/BIT_Mesra?cid=10&pid=H|
|Arena Animation (Multiple Campuses)||www.arena-multimedia.com/|
|Maya Academy of Advanced Cinematics (MAAC)||www.maacindia.com/|
|Picasso Animation College||www.picassocollege.com/|
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