BSc. in Animation - A new course!- Institutes and Prospects

BSc. in Animation - A new course!- Institutes and Prospects.

A three year full time bachelor's course has been designed keeping in mind the growing industry of animation. Often a degree is considered over a diploma or other short courses. Hence the bachelor's degree has been introduced in view of a career in well reputed organizations.

What is the eligibility criteria to take admission for the course?

10+2 from a recognized board with at least 50% marks. Along with this, some amount of inclination towards drawing and sketching and an interest in computers will prove useful. Creativity and imagination should be a natural tendency.

Which are the areas to explore for employments and what are the job prospects?

Animation is well established in movies, televisions and advertisements due to great usage of special effects and a great demand for full scale animation movies. This has resulted in creation of huge employment opportunities. Demand for animators is seen in the entertainment as well as education sectors. Some of the areas of employment are mentioned below:

• Television Effects, Characters etc
• Broadcast Design
• Film Effects, Characters and Props
• Game Design
• Web Design
• Simulations

Which institutes offer Bsc in Animation?

Some of the institutes offering various courses including bachelor's in Animation are listed below:

• Pan Asian Animation College
• Aartisan Academy of Animation & Multimedia, Ahmedabad, India
• Academy of Applied Arts, Delhi, India
• Arena Animation Academy, Andheri [West], Mumbai, India
• Arena Animation Academy, Rajajinagar, Bangalore, India
• Arena Animation Sayajigunj, Vadodara, India
• Arena Animation, Chennai, India
• WLC College India, Bhubaneswar, India
• WLC College India, Chandigarh, India

What is the career scope after pursuing Bsc in Animation?

There are many international firms that hire animators. New cartoon characters are being introduced due to the fascination and popularity of animated characters. On completion of the education, animators can get jobs as multimedia artists.

You can get a job in various private firms such as Toonz Animation, Crest Communications, Silvertoon Studio etc. Freelancing is also an option for animators. There is a good amount of scope in the government sector as well.

The Indian government and Information & Broadcast Ministry has incorporated the players of animation industry in order to promote animation within India.
Students of B.Sc. Multimedia can get the following jobs with these firms.

• Story Broad Artist
• Animation Supervisor
• Modeler
• Character Animator
• Graphic Designers
• Lead Animators
• Senior Technical Artist

What kind of remuneration can I expect to earn?

Initial salary is between 8,000 to 18,000 per month. This can rise up to 30000-40000 month.
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