BACHELOR OF FINE ARTS, ANIMATION
Annual course intake is 60 for BFA Animation. The objective of this programme is to enable students to explore animation as a creative medium and find solutions in its various divisions including VFX and film making. Students are initially introduced to basic drawing & design skills, which are essential foundation requirements. It enables a broader understanding of the context of design.
They are then taken to core domain areas pertaining to animation design, as well as soft skills. In the later semesters, students are exposed to workshops and live project mode of learning where they experiment with various mediums (e.g. 2D, 3D, VFX, Stop motion animation). Learning is supplemented by field visits, case studies and other interactive sessions which are a value addition.
Students graduating from this programme find rewarding careers as animators, Charecter designers, story board artists, VFX artist as well as creative directors, production managers, consultants and designers in many organizations such as Green Gold Animation, Xentrix Studios, MPC, Technicolor, Makuta VFX, Firefly Creative Studio, DQ and many others.
They also have the option to become entrepreneurs. The department organizes annual shows, seminars and workshops at national and international level where the students participate to display their creativity and aesthetics.
There are huge number of career opportunities in the Animation Industry. There is a lot of demand for Animation in movie industries such as Hollywood, Bollywood and Tollywood. Animation industry in India is expected to grow bigger than the IT industry. It is a field where you you have freedom to make your dreams a reality and enjoy the team work while execution.
There are some industries/ courses and jobs to pursue as
- 2D & 3D Animator/ Artist
- 3D Modeling Artist
- Forensic Animator
- Stop Motion Animator
- Art Director
- Advertising and Branding
- Film and Television
- Cartoon Production Artist
- Gaming Artist
- Character Rigging Specialist
- Story Board/ Illustration Artist
- Graphic Designer
- UI/UX Designer